One immigration case that’s been making the news is the story of Roberto Beristain, an Indiana business owner and undocumented immigrant who was deported this week after spending almost 20 years in the US. Beristain has a wife and four children, all of whom are US citizens, which might prompt some to question — why didn’t… Continue »

Why should Americans support immigration? For a comprehensive answer, check out Matthew Yglesias’ piece at Vox, “The Case for Immigration”. As he points out, the United States throughout its history has not typically taken in immigrants as an act of kindness — it’s taken in immigrants out of recognition that newcomers contribute to the country… Continue »

Are you new to immigration reform as an issue? Check out our immigration reform FAQ here. Below are some of the topics we discuss: I. Immigration 101 Who are the undocumented? Why do some immigrants come without papers? Why can’t immigrants just “get legal”? How do immigrants get deported? Why don’t we use the term… Continue »