Category: Politics

What to Watch for in Trump’s National Address on Immigration

President Trump will make his case for a border wall on Tuesday night. Here is what to watch for and some of the larger issues the president faces. President Trump’s greatest hurdle in persuading Americans that there is a national…
Democrats Wise to Proceed Cautiously on Immigration

“Every single Democrat in the U.S. Senate has signed up for the open borders, and it’s a bill, it’s called the ‘open borders bill,’” said Donald Trump on October 6.  The statement was completely false – there has never been any such bill – but…
Five Trump Immigration Rule Changes you Might Have Missed

To say 2018 has been a tough year for immigrants in the U.S. and immigration as a whole is an understatement. It was more a draconian year, when the xenophobes seemed to triumph, and hate ruled the roost. And in…
GOP Ditched Tax Talk For Immigration Attacks In Midterms

A new analysis of the 2018 elections shows that even when Republicans did talk about taxes, it wasn’t about their big corporate tax cut. Republicans spent the final weeks of the 2018 midterm elections downplaying their tax cut and instead sought…
The Outlook On Immigration In 2019

We should not expect in 2019 that Donald Trump will visit the Statue of Liberty and deliver a speech about America’s great tradition as a nation of immigrants. But here’s a look at what we should expect to happen on…