Skip to Content

Programs:

The Council In the News

In Immigration Policy Center's latest Perspectives on Immigration, Senior Researcher Walter Ewing argues that even as the U.S. economy begins a tenuous recovery, it is critical that policymakers look beyond short-term stimulus plans to the long-term economic revitalization of our nation.

Read more...
Merchang Circle.com | 08/31/09

As the current debate on health care rages in town halls across the nation, immigration is being used as a way to jam a stick into the wheels of impending reform.

Read more...
Northwest Asian Weekly | 08/27/09

The next round of immigration reform promised by President Obama will be the first in more than 50 years that does not involve Sen. Edward Kennedy.

Read more...
Christian Science Monitor | 08/27/09

While Democrats in Congress are hoping to push health care reform forward in honor of the late Sen. Ted Kennedy, the senator's death serves as a reminder that Congress and President Obama have substantial work to do to accomplish another of Kennedy's lifelong causes: immigration reform.

Read more...
CBS News | 08/26/09

On Wednesday, South Floridians from the University of Miami president to elected officials weighed in on the passing of U.S. Sen. Ted Kennedy, praising him for his lifetime commitment to public service.

Read more...
Miami Herald | 08/26/09

Their views may not be readily apparent in opinion surveys, but last fall, increasing numbers of minorities and immigrants spoke loudly at the polls that really counted.

Read more...
Florida Times-Union | 08/25/09

In a USA Today article today crediting Sen. Edward Kennedy (D-MA) for having

Read more...
WonkRoom | 08/25/09

A perceived weakness of the liberal argument on immigration is over-reliance on the concept of compassion. The perception is reinforced in part by reality, as liberals commonly call upon people to remember the importance of basic human solidarity and concern for others in the debate over immigration.

Read more...
WireTap Magazine | 08/24/09

New U.S. citizens like Ignacia J

Read more...
The Santa Fe New Mexican | 08/23/09

There's no time like a recession to find scapegoats, and immigrants are always a popular choice. Blame immigrants, legal and illegal, for the high unemployment rate. If they weren't here, the complaint goes, millions of great jobs would open up for native-born Americans who are ready and willing to do the work. Get rid of the country's 11 million illegal immigrants and you would solve the unemployment problem. Or would you?

Read more...
Palm Beach Post | 08/23/09