Opinion

Election stakes couldn't be higher

Just like they did when President Obama was running  for the White House, the Republican/ tea party candidates are throwing the kitchen sink again at Democrats

Undocumented immigration in international perspective

There are at least 214 million people living outside their countries of origin, either as naturalized citizens, legal noncitizens, temporary workers or undocumented. At least 100 million of these are in the labor force.

Immigrants as scapegoats - a recurrent right-wing tactic

Immigrants have been a perennial scapegoat of the right-wing.

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Immigration: How not to make legislative concessions

The Senate yesterday to throw $600 more into the useless and hopeless project of "sealing" the U.S.-Mexican border.  What a waste!

Undocumented immigration: paying the price of NAFTA

It is unconscionable to blame and persecute Mexican and other immigrants who are forced to migrate because of trade policies that our own government has so forcefully promoted.

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Shining the light of “The New Colossus” into Arizona

Two things about immigration are assured this coming week.

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Nazis on border support SB 1070

As a Jew, I have become alarmed over recent events on the immigration issue regarding the Arizona Law SB 1070 signed by Arizona Governor Brewer.

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My heroes in baseball oppose Arizona's immigration law

Latino players plan to boycott baseball's  all-star game if it occurs in Arizona.

Of lynch mobs and lawsuits, immigration reform today

As the summer marches on, the possibility that a comprehensive immigration reform law be passed before the November elections is more and more problematic.

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Immigration: The legislative picture

With as many as 14 other states consider legislation like Arizona's noxious SB 1070, the prospect of a comprehensive immigration reform to provide legalization for the 10.8 million undocumented immigrants gets harder.

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