Category: Congress & Federal Laws

Cruel and Immoral: America Must Close the Doors of its Immigration Prisons

Separating families, as a Trump administration policy now requires when migrants enter the United States unlawfully, is certainly cruel. Lost in the morally superior ruckus dominating immigration debates over the last weeks is the Obama administration’s embrace of an equally…
Trump Immigration Policy Traumatizing Children, Democrats Warn

Democratic politicians have warned that the Trump administration’s policy of separating immigrant families at the Mexican border is traumatizing children and their parents. On Saturday, a group of lawmakers traveled to the Federal Detention Center, SeaTac, near Seattle, to speak…
The Racial Origins of Immigration Policy in the United States

Race and immigration have gone hand in hand since the beginning of the United States of America. Assimilation and the perceived ability of people from different races to achieve it were at the core of most of the immigration laws…