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immigration


  • Trump Can Use MS-13 as a Prop Because the US Won't Acknowledge a Role in Creating It

    by Roberto Lovato

    Roberto Lovato's new book "Unforgetting: " examines how policing in the United States, including a combined crackdown on immigration and gang activity led by William Barr after the 1992 Los Angeles riots, helped create MS-13 as a transnational criminal gang and a political symbol of fear to be exploited in election years. 


  • Of Course Kamala Harris is a Citizen

    by Derek Litvak

    John Eastman's claims that Kamala Harris is not a natural-born U.S. citizen fly in the face of 14th Amendment jurisprudence and Eastman's own prior defenses of Ted Cruz's eligibility for the presidency. 



  • Verónica Martínez-Matsuda on Her New Book, Migrant Citizenship

    "[Farm Security Administration officials and migrant farm laborers] argued that real democracy resulted not only from migrants’ full enfranchisement but also from their daily participation as citizens (regardless of formal status) in a political and social community characterized by collective responsibility and behavior."


  • SCOTUS's Thuraissigiam Decision is a Threat to all Undocumented Immigrants

    by Elliott Young

    As Justice Sotomayor wrote in her dissent, a recent decision could “permit Congress to constitutionally eliminate all procedural protections for any noncitizen the Government deems unlawfully admitted and summarily deport them no matter how many decades they have lived here, how settled and integrated they are in their communities, or how many members of their family are U. S. citizens or residents.”