News reports continue to highlight the devastating effects of Alabama's new immigration law on children, families, and entire industries. Meanwhile, supporters of the law, including anti-immigrant members of Congress and nativist organizations, seem quite comfortable with its destructive impact. Continue »
Breaking news today on the legal front regarding the Alabama immigration law. The Department of Justice has asked the 11th Circuit to block implementation of the law: The federal government asked an appeals court on Friday to halt an Alabama immigration law considered by many as the toughest in... Continue »
Speculation about New Jersey Gov. Christie entering the 2012 Presidential Race has raised more questions about immigration: Will Christie Stick with his strong Pro-Reform Position or Flip-flop? If he stands strong, will party leaders defend his immigration stance from the attacks of the anti-immigrant forces? Continue »
Today in National Review, Mark Krikorian published his response to our long list of criticisms about the mandatory E-Verify bill that Rep. Lamar Smith (R-TX) and Sen. Chuck Grassley (R-IA) are pushing. Continue »
The Center for Immigration Studies, an anti-immigration "think tank" founded by FAIR, just published a new post titled "The Hispanic Vote in 2010: No Discernible Trend." Yes, that's right. The same group that used its vast expertise on issues like climate change and public health to conclude that immigrants cause... Continue »
Someone needs to get Roy Beck a dictionary. Apparently this man has no idea how to define "hate speech." Last week, Georgia signed into law anti-immigrant Arizona copy-cat legislation. Musician Carlos Santana reacted and expressed his disbelief and disappointment. Continue »
First-term Congressman Lou Barletta (R-PA), in the news lately for creating a House Freshmen Immigration Caucus and proposing a bill that would defund "sanctuary cities," is the focus of a Right Wing Watch article today questioning his ties to Neo-Nazis. Continue »
We at America's Voice have long believed in calling out associations like the Federation for American Immigration Reform (FAIR) for what they are—extremist organizations masquerading as advocacy groups—and we're glad to see that others have begun picking up the rallying cry. Continue »
On this much, both sides agree: John Tanton, the provocative architect of a national movement to reduce immigration, has quietly left the board of the group he started and helped guide for 32 years. But when did it happen and what does it mean? Continue »
One of the most offensive post-9/11 anti-immigrant policies dreamed up by our federal government is finally gone. Yesterday, DHS announced the end of the National Security Entry-Exit Registration System (NSEERS), a state-sanctioned racial profiling program that wasted serious amounts of government resources while damaging our country's reputation,... Continue »