Icing Out ICE

As congressional candidates throughout the country campaign this fall, immigration will inevitably be one of the issues most debated and discussed. Over the past decade, immigration has ballooned from…

Will ICE Freeze the Blue Wave?

On March 1st, the U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) announced that operations in their Northern-Central California jurisdiction have resulted in 232 arrests for violations of federal immi…

A Debate On Open Borders

RESOLVED: The United States federal government should establish open borders. Affirmative Constructive Speech (Nathan Fillingim-Selk) The U.S. has a border problem. According to the American Immigrati…

Defective Democracies

With a friendly slap in the face and shake of the hand, the president of the European Commission addressed Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orbán as “dictator” during his visit to Latvia in…

Purchasing Passports

From the very moment one disembarks a plane, it is obvious who the non-nationals are. They are the ones darting through the crowds with a sense of anxiety and foreboding. The ones with an urgency in t…

The Legal Side of Immigration

A Comparative Piece The once self-declared “nation of immigrants” is under fire for its outdated and seemingly nativist treatment of foreign hopefuls. For scores of Americans, the country’s legal immi…

The Refugee Opportunity

As President Trump’s revised travel ban (EO 13780) sits in limbo after being blocked by federal courts, human rights and refugee aid groups point to the particularly bad timing of the order’s 120-day …

The Coming Battle

Donald Trump and the Future of Sanctuary Cities “We are going to fight this, and cities and states around the country are going to fight this,” said New York Mayor Bill de Blasio (D) at a press confer…