Category Archives: Immigrants

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

By Hannah Hartig of Pew Research For a large majority of Americans, the country’s openness to people from around the world “is essential to who we are as a nation.” In a new Pew Research Center survey, 68% say America’s … Continue reading

Posted in Demographics, Immigrants, Pew Research, Thought-Provoking Analysis

5 key facts about U.S. lawful immigrants

By D’Vera Cohn of Pew Research One million immigrants receive lawful permanent resident status each year – also known as a green card – that puts them on a path to citizenship. The most common regions of origin for lawful … Continue reading

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

Trump admin cuts number of refugees U.S. will admit to lowest level in four decades

by Julia Ainsley, Abigail Williams and Dan De Luce of NBC News The Trump administration announced Monday that it would limit the number of refugees admitted into the United States in the next fiscal year to 30,000, the lowest number … Continue reading

Posted in Controversial, Donald Trump, Immigrants

He had no idea Ruth Bader Ginsburg would be presiding over his naturalization ceremony

By Meagan Flynn of the Washington Post Throughout her speech, 85-year-old Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg emphasized the country’s constant state of change. Detailing the lowest points, from slavery and denying women the vote, she quoted Alexis de Tocqueville: “The greatness … Continue reading

Posted in civilization, Immigrants, Politics, Rule of Law, Supreme Court, Thought-Provoking Analysis, United States

How Trump Radicalized ICE

By Franklin Foer in the Atlantic Settling into a sense of safety is hard when your life’s catalog of memories teaches you the opposite lesson. Imagine: You fled from a government militia intent on murdering you; swam across a river with … Continue reading

Posted in Donald Trump, Immigrants, United States