Immigration

Latest

Why DACA Matters Article
DACA recipients and their supporters rally outside the U.S. Supreme Court, June 2020. (Getty/Drew Angerer)

Why DACA Matters

DACA continues to be a lifeline for its beneficiaries, their families, and communities across the nation.

Claudia Flores, Nicole Prchal Svajlenka

The Trump Administration’s Family Separation Policy Is Over Report
 (Volunteers in Washington, D.C., place teddy bears along a cage as part of a demonstration meant to represent the children still separated from their families as a result of U.S. immigration policies, November 2020.)

The Trump Administration’s Family Separation Policy Is Over

Individual and collective accountability for the family separation policy is needed to hold individuals responsible, restore faith in government institutions, prevent further abuses, and provide appropriate redress.

Maggie Jo Buchanan, Philip E. Wolgin, Claudia Flores

A Profile of Immigrant Women in the Workforce Article
Medics run rapid COVID-19 tests in Brownsville, Texas, February 2021. (Getty/John Moore)

A Profile of Immigrant Women in the Workforce

Immigrant women are integral members of U.S. society, working across industries that serve all communities and spur economic growth. As the pandemic continues to disproportionately affect women in the workforce, future policy must consider the contributions and needs of immigrant women.

Sofia Carratala, Nicole Prchal Svajlenka, Sarah Jane Glynn

How Executive Action Can Build a More Fair, Humane, and Workable Immigration System Article
Giagnna Mendez, originally from Peru, participates in a swearing-in ceremony to become an American citizen on June 4, 2020, in Miami. (Getty/Joe Raedle)

How Executive Action Can Build a More Fair, Humane, and Workable Immigration System

The Biden administration can jump-start a series of necessary reforms by issuing a clear and expansive executive order in its first days that condemns the damage caused to the immigration system by the past administration, pauses deportations, and outlines principles to guide policy development over the next four years.

Tom Jawetz

Load More