Category Archives: Immigrants

Key findings about U.S. immigrants

By Gustavo López and Kristen Bialik of Pew Research The U.S. has more immigrants than any other country in the world. Today, more than 40 million people living in the U.S. were born in another country, accounting for about one-fifth … Continue reading

Posted in Immigrants, Pew Research, Thought-Provoking Analysis, United States

House GOP ‘Uphill Fight’ on Immigration About More Than Trump

By Lindsey McPherson of Roll Call The President’s tweets are not helping, but Republicans still have major policy divisions. President Trump is certainly not helping House Republicans by deeming their immigration negotiations a waste of time, but he’s far from … Continue reading

Posted in Congress, Donald Trump, Immigrants

A moral crisis grips the US border. Yet the religious right is shamefully silent

By Marilynne Robinson in the Guardian The Christian right is allowing Trump to escape responsibility for the immoral policy of separating children from their parents. Have they no shame? Read more…  

Posted in Border control, Children, Controversial, Immigrants, Religion

Most Americans view openness to foreigners as ‘essential to who we are as a nation’

By Samantha Neal of Pew Research Center The belief that openness to people from around the world is essential is widely shared across most demographic groups. Democrats and younger people are considerably more likely than others to hold this view. … Continue reading

Posted in Big Data, Immigrants, Pew Research, Thought-Provoking Analysis

Trump Calls Some Unauthorized Immigrants ‘Animals’ in Rant

By Julie Hirschfeld Davis of the New York Times President Trump lashed out at undocumented immigrants during a White House meeting on Wednesday, warning in front of news cameras that dangerous people were clamoring to breach the country’s borders and … Continue reading

Posted in Controversial, Donald Trump, Immigrants