Analysts will study Florida’s primary to gauge the strength of the Hispanic vote and the significance of immigration at the polls.
Immigration remains high among voters’ concerns, but presidential caucuses and primaries don’t yet provide a clear sense of the issue’s weight.
Ryan Lizza in the New Yorker writes that "the emergence of Tancredoism" in the immigration debate among frontrunning Republican candidates for president is a surprising development and indicates one more way in which GOP faithful are rejecting George W. Bush's approach to the issue.
This debate between Republican candidates was held at the University of Miami in Florida. Questions were asked in Spanish and simultaneously translated into English. It was broadcast by Univision; this transcript was provided by the Wall Street Journal.
Max Boot argues that “it is hard to see how immigration, legal or otherwise, has put a damper on the economy. Quite the reverse: Immigrants contribute significantly to economic growth.”
The Center for American Progress report argues for the necessity of an immigration reform that not only creates a well-regulated, legal, global labor market but also protects U.S. workers.
U.S. immigration reform has become a rogue political issue, inflaming passions from local town boards to the presidential campaign trail.
Two experts debate the extent to which U.S. security is affected by immigration.
The article discusses how the Democratic party is losing its supporters on the immigration issue.
This article discusses why environmental groups have been slow to fight the border wall.
Patrick J. Buchanan's State of Emergency: The Third World Invasion and Conquest of America highlights important issues in the immigration debate, and takes a look at how we might begin to address them.
Prospects for immigration reform have failed, and mostly because many of the proposed reforms had already been tried, unsuccessfully, with the 1986 Immigration Reform and Control Act. If amnesty is no longer possible, we should instead work to raise the comfort level of immigrants closer to levels of what citizenship brings, argues Jagdish Bhagwati.
Without a common policy on migration, Europe is struggling to accommodate rising levels of immigrants from Africa.
With the volume of illegal immigrants flowing across the U.S. border fueling an emotional debate in Washington, the impact of immigration policy on foreign health workers has been overshadowed.
Mexican President Felipe Calderon has surprised many with his bold crackdown on drug violence and his ability to push reforms through the legislature.
The Republican Party prides itself on understanding globalization when it comes to capital flows or trade, but the debate on immigration reform in the United States shows that Democrats may be supplanting Republicans as the grown-ups on this issue.
Campbell evaluates the implications of the Boko Haram insurgency and recommends that the United States support Nigerian efforts to address the drivers of Boko Haram, such as poverty and corruption, and to foster stronger ties with Nigerian civil society.
Koblentz argues that the United States should work with other nuclear-armed states to manage threats to nuclear stability in the near term and establish processes for multilateral arms control efforts over the longer term.
The authors argue that it is essential to begin working now to expand and establish rules and norms governing armed drones, thereby creating standards of behavior that other countries will be more likely to follow.
Smith's insightful book explores the policy issues testing the Japanese government as it tries to navigate its relationship with an advancing China. More
This revolutionary new look at volatility and crisis in oil markets explores the conditions in which oil supply fears arise, gain popularity, and eventually wane. More
Maximalist finds lessons in the past that anticipate and clarify our chaotic present, revealing the history of U.S. foreign policy in an unexpected new light. More
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