10 Harmful Misconceptions About Immigration

The Equal Rights Center, a non-profit civil rights organization based in Washington, DC, has a released a new report titled “Ten Harmful Misconceptions About Immigration.” The report offers extensive information rebutting common myths about immigrants, including several citations to research […]

Camarota Asks “How Many Americans?”

In “How Many Americans?” (7/2/08),1 Steven Camarota paints a doomsday scenario in which historically normal levels of immigration would cause our nation to become too “crowded.” Unfortunately for Mr. Camarota, the experts he cites don’t actually support his conclusion. “Our […]

The Anti-Immigrant Movement that Failed

From the Progressive States Network: The Misguided Media Hype over Anti-Immigrant Legislation: Despite much media hype, the supposed wave of anti-immigrant politics has amounted to a few punitive laws in a handful of states, even as most states have quietly […]

Raid in Washington State

Raid in Washington State Sheds Light on Broken Immigration System On Tuesday, February 24, federal immigration agents raided Yamato Engine Specialists Ltd., an engine remanufacturing plant in Bellingham, Washington State, arresting 28 individuals suspected of being in the country illegally. […]

Groups Call for Investigation

Groups Call for Investigation of Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio Earlier this month, MALDEF called on Attorney General Eric Holder to initiate a federal investigation against Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio for civil right violations against Latino citizens and immigrant […]

Deported for Paying Their Taxes

For years, immigrants have been accused of draining our economy, depleting our schools and hospitals, and failing to pay taxes. But Amalia Cerrillo, owner of Amalia’s Translation and Tax Services, knew better. As an accountant, Ms. Cerrillo knows that everyone, […]

Few Attend Nativist Press Event

Few Attend Nativist Press Event On January 29, 2009, conservative foundation The American Cause hosted an ill-attended event titled “Immigration and the Future of the Republican Party,” which attempted to shed light on the role of immigration in the recent […]