Immigration: Population Statistics
Immigration: Unauthorized Immigration
Immigration: The Economy
Trevor Noah: How do you respond to the argument that the United States has taken in too many people? Becca Heller: One response goes back several hundred years and says: If you think that your destiny is manifest such that you should control a 3,000-mile swath of territory, perhaps you have an obligation to take in a lot of people to that space, especially in light of all the people you killed taking over that space.
Dear U.S. history teachers: Your job is crucial. More than ever. when people say, "Ellis Island took in LEGAL immigrants," please remind students that immigrants did not need visas and green cards during the Ellis Island era. They just showed up. ~ @joseiswriting
We rave about being "land of the free" and a place where anything is possible, yet turn our backs on immigrants seeking refuge or a new start. "Syrian refugees are like Trojan horses..." ~ Donald J. Trump Artist: Alex Graudins (click to see the full cartoon)