A study of Los Angeles immigrants finds that when we measure success as progress from generation to generation, …
An Evangelical’s Plea With the GOP on Immigration Reform: Put People Before Politics
Republicans have a chance to forgo dysfunction and show their compassion
Microsoft’s Satya Nadella and the Rise of the Twice Blessed
Satya Nadella, the new CEO of Microsoft, is typical of a generation of Indian immigrants who benefited from two of the greatest social movements of the twentieth century.
The Declining Birthrate Doesn’t Spell Disaster
A demographer explains how we will adjust to the coming changes in our population
Viewpoint: The Real Proof of Citizenship
In the immigration reform debate, we talk about pathways to citizenship, but we almost never discuss the destination of those pathways
Boston Bombing Analysis: When Immigrants Don’t “Americanize”
Immigration advocates are dismayed that these petty terrorists acted just when momentum for reform was building, but this forces us to consider the content of our citizenship
Banning the Term ‘Illegal Immigrant’ Won’t Change the Stigma
If you update the language, the negative connotations will simply migrate to the new term
Whatever Happened to the “Common Good”?
Recommitting ourselves to the general welfare could solve the deepest problems this country and the world now face
The Plight of the “Illegal” Nanny
Immigration reform must create a road to citizenship for the millions of workers who care for our families
Do Immigrants ‘Drain’ Society?
A new report suggests the question should not be how to keep newcomers from diluting America but how to keep America from diluting the newcomers
Viewpoint: Why Higher Education Must Be Part of Immigration Reform
Only 10 percent of undocumented students who graduate high school go to college. This is an enormous waste of talent and opportunity
Does the GOP Really Want to Woo Blacks and Latinos?
If Republicans are serious about trying get more black and brown people under their wing, here are a few things they could try
Viewpoint: The Power of the Asian and Latino Vote
Asians and Latinos made key differences in battleground states, driven by a common desire for immigration reform.