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  • 16 Mar 2021
    Susan F Martin

    Biden on immigration: The first six weeks

    While running for office, Joseph Biden set out an ambitious platform of reforms he intended to make on immigration and refugee policy. Judging by the first six weeks of his Presidency, he is keeping his word. Much more needs to be done to fix what had already been a broken system when Donald G. Trump […]

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  • 11 Nov 2020
    Erin Aeran Chung

    An East Asian Model of Immigrant Incorporation?

    The global dimensions of migratory flows in the last century have created common dilemmas for liberal democracies throughout the world. As they address market demands for labor, states are faced with the challenges of safeguarding national borders from unsanctioned immigration while upholding democratic principles. The COVID-19 pandemic has exacerbated these dilemmas. Across the globe, states […]

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  • 30 Jan 2020
    Matthew Wright, Morris Levy

    Moneyball for the Huddled Masses

    In a thought-provoking piece in Politico Magazine , Professor Justin Gest proposes a “Moneyball Fix” for America’s immigration system.  Taking a page out of sports analytics, he suggests that the federal government analyze immigration data it could consolidate or collect to determine which pre-admission characteristics predict prospective immigrants’ “success as Americans.” Success would be defined […]

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  • 21 Aug 2018
    Robert W. Heimburger

    What our outrage over child separation tells us

    Hundreds of children still haven’t been reunited with their parents after being separated at the U.S.-Mexico border. Many of us are outraged. This sense of outrage tells us that something is wrong. And what is wrong is not just the Trump administration’s 2018 policy. It’s a problem with how federal U.S. authority over immigration was […]

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  • 3 Jul 2018
    Bill Ong Hing

    Deportation and the Trump Administration

    The outcry over the Trump Administration’s policy of separating migrant children from their parents has been overwhelming. The widespread criticism led to the President’s executive order halting the separation. However, the damage has been done to the emotional and physical well-being of the more than 2,500 children who were separated prior to the order. On […]

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  • 1 Feb 2017
    Timothy H. Dixon

    #MuslimBan The Importance of Diversity

    Timothy H. Dixon author of Curbing Catastrophe is a Professor of Geosciences at the University of South Florida, in his newest article he discusses the need for diversity in the natural world as well as human society.

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  • 15 Nov 2016
    Richard Sobel

    Post-Election Blues and Purples

    Richard Sobel, author of Citizenship as Foundation of Rights (2016) reflects on a controversial election.

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  • 2 Nov 2016
    Richard Sobel

    The Citizenship Controversies

    Richard Sobel, author of Citizenship as Foundation of Rights (2016) discusses immigration and the 2016 election.

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