November 21, 2017

Coming Out of the Shadows

Why nearly half of the estimated 1.2 million young adults eligible for DACA haven’t sought deportation relief? Read More »

Why Violence is Flaring at Europe’s Border Crossings

Although Spain is under international scrutiny for the increasing police violence, the government has proposed a controversial amendment to its immigration law that would apply exclusively at Ceuta and Melilla. The proposal aims to legitimize automatic returns of people trying to access the two cities irregularly and without the right documentation. Read More »

Friends Like These

GOP presidential hopefuls are cozying up to anti-immigrant extremists and right-wing billionaires. Read More »

Immigrants Help Boost Economic Vitality: Report

The study finds that immigrants play an essential role in business growth overall. Between 2000 and 2013, immigrants accounted for 48 percent of overall growth of business ownership in the U.S. Read More »

Europe’s Coming Battle

Forget the false frame of the West versus Islam. It’s not historically or conceptually accurate, and the two are basically on the same side against the crimes of al-Qaeda and the Islamic State. The real battle is over the soul of Europe. And the far right is rallying like it’s 1099. Read More »

The Visa Curse

Thousands of legal U.S. immigrants are stuck choosing between living here with their spouses or staying behind and pursuing their careers. Read More »

Is Immigration Solution for Japan’s Declining Population?

Unless Japan can devise policy strategies either to arrest the decline of its population or deal effectively with its impacts, in the long run the country will find its path to sustained economic growth blocked. Read More »

Dreamers Need Not Apply for Health Care

Why are hundreds of thousands of young immigrants shut out of affordable health insurance? Read More »

Immigration: 5 Facts About Legal Challenges to Executive Action

Recent lawsuits that challenge executive action on immigration are unlikely to proceed. They miss the legal rationale for the action and ignore the large economic benefits it could bring. Read More »

Europe’s Immigrants, Migrants and Emigrés

“Fortress Europe” was how critics used to describe the cordon sanitaire thrown around Europe by strict immigration control. But since the enlargement of the European Union, it is freedom of movement of people within the EU that is causing much of the resentment -- particularly in Britain, which may even vote to leave the EU altogether if she is unable to get some sort of opt-out to control freedom of movement of persons from the EU. Read More »