Reading Time: 7 minutes In the wake of a national tragedy, we often hear politicians insisting the other side not “politicize” the event. Having national debates can be hard, but should there be limitations to what can be discussed and when?
Reading Time: 8 minutes Many of the reasons why Americans want to keep Syrian refugees out of the US will sound particularly familiar to the Vietnamese boat people who have heard it all before and proved the critics wrong.
Reading Time: 2 minutes Our current national leaders consider desperate people who risked their lives by crossing burning deserts in search of a better future to be criminals. But would deporting them be committing a worse crime?
Reading Time: 3 minutes Influential forces are trying to rewrite history. Their work is made easy when leaders like Barack Obama and Ben Carson are referring to slaves as “immigrants.”
Reading Time: 2 minutes The failure of immigration policy, the triumph of rhetoric over policy, has resulted in 2.1 million children, the so called “dreamers,” whose lives are frozen.
Reading Time: < 1 minute PODCAST: Does Donald Trump know what he’s talking about when it comes to immigration? Not according to new findings. A report issued by the University of New Hampshire’s Carsey School of Public Policy, reveals a startling decline—by more than half—in the number of immigrants coming from Mexico since the early to mid–2000’s. The principal author of that report, Rogelio Saenz, Dean of the University of Texas at San Antonio College of Public Policy, talks to WhoWhatWhy’s Jeff Schechtman.
Reading Time: 2 minutes Donald Trump is the leading Republican candidate, largely because of his tough talk over Mexican immigration. There’s just one problem: a new report shows he’s way off base. But almost no one is covering it.