Immigration Debate


Cross-Post: Rick and Mitt Give Latinos a Reason to Turn Out for Obama in November

By Adam Serwer| Thu Feb. 23, 2012 for Mother Jones: Mitt Romney didn’t just praise Arizona’s draconian immigration law during Wednesday night’s GOP debate. He said it was a model for the country. “I think you see a model in … Continued

The Colcom Foundation: Bankrolling the Greening of Hate

The Colcom Foundation not only funds prominent John Tanton Network groups such as the Federation for American Immigration Reform (FAIR), NumbersUSA, Center for Immigration Studies (CIS), U.S., Inc, and Progressives for Immigration Reform (PFIR), as it also funds environmental organizations … Continued

The Anti-Immigrant Movement and the National Immigration Debate

Over the past two decades the anti-immigrant movement has dominated immigration discourse in America, leading to some of the harshest and most extreme policies and rhetoric in decades. This became true following the tragic events on September 11, 2001. Since … Continued

It’s Called Transparency: NPR, The New York Times, & Media Accountability

On July 7, National Public Radio (NPR) welcomed on Mark Krikorian, head of anti-immigrant group Center for Immigration Studies (CIS), to discuss Jose Antonio Vargas, the Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist who recently went public with his undocumented status. On its website … Continued

UNDIVIDED (a documentary): 3 Communities, 1 Struggle

The film UNDIVIDED presents a fresh perspective on the issue of immigration. The 30 minute documentary invites viewers into three very different communities located in Tucson, Arizona; Washington D.C.; and Oakland, California.

Bernard’s Story: a Documentary of Action and Change

COMING SOON! Bernard’s Story, a short documentary that chronicles how and why Enforcement-only stances on immigration can destroy families and communities, will be released this July 4.


We Must Work to Advance Justice for All

A couple weeks ago, over 600 activists, organizers, immigrant workers, faith leaders, youth and community elders descended upon Arlington, Virginia for the “Turning the Tide” National Summit.  They came from across the country to this second gathering determined to stem … Continued