Category: Resources

James Simpson: Trump’s waffling on immigration could cost him in 2020

President Trump just announced a major immigration reform package that’s certain to disappoint his staunchest supporters. The plan, which was largely designed by the president’s son-in-law Jared Kushner, would maintain the current, historically high level of legal immigration. That’s a…
The Cost of Immigration Enforcement and Border Security

Since the creation of the Department of Homeland Security in 2003, the federal government has spent an estimated $324 billion on the agencies that carry out immigration enforcement. As Congress renews its focus on immigration enforcement and border security, it…
KHN’s ‘What The Health?’: Trump Merges Health And Immigration

President Donald Trump has merged two of his favorite hot-button topics by requiring new immigrants to either purchase health insurance within 30 days of arrival or prove they can pay for medical expenses on their own. Meanwhile, the Supreme Court…
Pressley Spotlights Local Impact Of Trump Immigration Policies

Capitol Hill may officially be in recess, but congressional lawmakers are busy pushing back against various plans by the Trump administration and an energy giant they say put Massachusetts residents in jeopardy. Oh and yes, they’re doing lots of campaigning.…
Opinion: How Not to Talk About Immigration

You mean well. You look around and see a nation that has two main camps on the issue of immigration. There are the psychopaths and the good guys. There are the people who are putting children in cages, and the…