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The 2019 Immigration Showdown

As a new year begins, the stage is set for what has become America’s favorite controversy: immigration policy. Trump has threatened and succeeded at shutting down the government all over the Democrats refusal to fund a $5 billion-dollar wall along…
Immigration Stalemate

Two years ago, prior to Trump’s election to office, United States immigration policy experts were discussing possible immigration reform. After a 2-year roller coaster of anti-immigrant policies being implemented, the nation now stands at a stalemate with regards to immigration…
DREAMer: ICE Used an Elaborate Ruse to Arrest Me

One October morning, Osny Sorto-Vasquez got a call from his mom and knew something was wrong. His younger siblings were crying in the background, and his mother sounded scared. A woman who identified herself as a detective with the local…
The Problem with Nationalism

Just last week, Mr. Trump touted his belief in nationalism, a term used to describe pro-white political philosophy. It is anti-non-white. It is anti- non-Trumpist. It is anti-immigrant. Mr. Trump said he knows he “should not” use the term, implying…
Kavanaugh on Immigration: The Guardian of the Republicans

The east wall of the U.S. Supreme Court bears the inscription “Justice, the Guardian of Liberty.” Yet, such lofty ideals of Justice and Liberty may soon be tainted by the appointment of the sullied candidate, Brett Kavanaugh, as Justice to…
What is the Big Deal About Immigration?

A new report indicates that illegal immigration continues its decade long decline. With illegal immigration on the decline, one may ask, what is the big deal about immigration anyway? The answer: multiculturalism. The current administration’s right hand man on immigration,…
Welcome to Camp U.S. Detention Center… Summer 2018!

There is something inherently wrong with the values of any of our Nation’s leaders who describe detention centers as summer recreational facilities, as did an ICE official this week. Any ICE official holding the delicate responsibility of simultaneously protecting borders…
I Care!

Hundreds of thousands of Americans put their time, money and bodies on the line to stand in solidarity against the Trump Administration’s policy of separating children at the border. It was a resounding message to the White House that Americans…
Home of the Brave Immigrant

Francis Scott Key famously coined the term “home of the brave” as he witnessed the survival of a war-torn American flag at twilight after a massive military bombardment of Fort Henry in Maryland in 1814. As he noted the slave…
A Nation of Laws…No, Court Decisions.

What happens when the political immigration showdown reaches the door steps of the institution wielding the content to interpret the Supreme Law of the land? The answer is, no one knows. The Supreme Court, whose esteemed Justices sway to the…