2 Takeaways from CIS’s Latest Report aimed at STEM Workers

With the public release of its report on STEM workers at a panel scheduled for today at the National Press Club in Washington, D.C., the Center for Immigration Studies (CIS) has issued yet another missive intended to derail the reform … Continued

Three ways that Rep. Steve King and the anti-immigrant movement lie about the ENLIST Act

Recently, the Federation for American Immigration Reform (FAIR) released its “Top 10 Reasons to Oppose the ENLIST Act.” Predictably, their work is filled with half-truths, a lack of context, some lies and biased buzz-words like “amnesty” and “illegal.” FAIR’s list … Continued

Don’t let nativists scapegoat immigrants in the name of workers’ rights

May Day is not just an international celebration of workers; it is a reminder of struggles past which have led to present prosperities. Since 2006 here in America, May Day has also become an occasion for upholding immigrant rights. More … Continued


Kobach-led Secure States Initiative pushes voter suppression in the name of states’ rights

Of his home state, Secretary of State Kris Kobach once said, “Ideally, Kansas can become a place where conservative ideas of government are tried and exported to other states.” Through the years, Kobach has made good on his dim ideal, which, like … Continued

League of the South Billboard in Appears in Florida

Last weekend, the neo-Confederate League of the South (LoS) unveiled a new billboard in Tallahassee, Florida. The white billboard features the word “secede” in large black letters along with LoS’ website and stands on a street leading towards the Florida … Continued


Eagle Forum Releases Immigration Report Full of Untruths

Since 1972, the Eagle Forum (EF) has been putting the “paleo” in paleo-conservative. Founded by anti-women’s rights movement activist Phyllis Schlafly, EF has long pushed back on nearly any non-white Christian social group seeking to claim civil and/or human rights … Continued


Converging Bigotry: Nativist Movement Begins to Focus on Muslim Immigration

The present Comprehensive Immigration Reform (CIR) debate, as political debates tend to do, has produced much ugliness from the organized nativist movement, both anti-immigrant and anti-Muslim alike. While both rail on separate-but-not-mutually-exclusive talking points, the anti-Muslim sphere has begun focusing … Continued

Richmond Mayor Seeks to Gentrify Along Slave Burial Ground

During the opening couple lines of his song “Prosser’s Gabriel,” Tim Barry sings, “Does anyone know the name Gabriel Prosser? My conscience says he’s the one that history missed.” As something of memorializing, Barry’s song seeks to mark absences and … Continued


Tank the “Do-Tank”: On Tommy Robinson’s Progressions into White Nationalism

Occasionally, we come across reformed bigots who realize they must prove the sincerity of their individual conversions. Tommy Robinson — former leader of the cabal of drunks, drug addicts, football hooligans, et al that still constitutes the fractious English Defence … Continued