Mike Littwin writes that after Colorado Gov. Jared Polis’ bad-optics migrant bus strategy,, and Congress’ failure on immigration reform, let’s hope Joe Biden can do more to help cities cope.
Our outdated immigration system is stressing resources, while the U.S. budget throws money everywhere except at border security
Jared Polis was criticized by fellow Democratic mayors of Chicago and New York City for sending migrants on chartered buses
Canada sees immigration as part of the solution to labor market shortages and a step toward building a stronger economy
Wage theft is illegal. But it can be nigh impossible to enforce when the threat of deportation looms.
Federal funds can help in the short term, but without GOP-blocked immigration reform, nothing will really change
During the past decade, a human infrastructure of hospitality and care has been built in Colorado. Faith leaders, civic groups and individual volunteers have organized to host asylum seekers and those seeking refuge in our communities – people arriving at the southern border, people coming out of detention centers, Afghan people, and soon, Ukrainian people. […]
This year on Valentine’s Day, a young TikTok star inspired thousands to participate in a nationwide “Day Without Immigrants” protest. This left me heartbroken. Why? I was heartbroken because it was a marker of a decades-long battle to achieve major federal immigration reform. It has been so long that we saw intergenerational immigrant construction workers, […]
“Anyone who has applied for a passport, filed for Social Security benefits, or sought a license understands the government’s affinity for forms.” While that quote seems like a great lede for a column, it turns out to be an even better beginning to a U.S. Supreme Court decision. It is, in fact, the first line […]
For anyone who is remotely engaged on #ImmigrationTwitter, January 2017 began the most epic and stressful four years of our lives. During the Trump administration, we saw over 1,064 policies, actions and pieces of legislation that were enacted or suggested, according to the “Trump Tracker” Immigration Policy Tracking Project. Many of these policies were harmful […]