"It is no longer acceptable to discriminate against people on the
basis of a whole range of characteristics that they happen to be born
with, notably their gender, their race and their sexuality. So why is it
still deemed acceptable to discriminate...
"Harvesting cantaloupes for $8.25 an hour isn't the job that Romero, 28,
dreamed of as a child. Born in Newark, N.J., to immigrant parents from
El Salvador, he graduated from high school and has taken classes at the
Art Institute of Philadelphia...
" Legal immigration has benefited the economy overall, said Stephen Yale-Loehr , a Cornell University Law School professor who works on immigration and asylum law. A 2011 report from the American Enterprise Institute found that temporary workers...
"Immigrants—documented and undocumented combined—make up 16 percent of the population of Long Island, and account for 17 percent of total economic output." - Fiscal Policy Institute, Oct. 2011 .
"Immigrants, those who are here legally and illegally, are important
contributors to the economy on Long Island and are a relatively affluent
group, according to a report to be released on Thursday. The
median income for a family with at least...
"The first step in reforming our immigration system is to understand the
basic facts surrounding the debate. This report seeks to answer some
basic questions about the role of immigration in today’s economy." - IPC, Nov. 8, 2011 .
"Throughout the country, foreign-born newcomers have revived beaten-down neighborhoods as immigrant entrepreneurs have opened small businesses and immigrant families have put down stakes. Immigrant workers have played a vital role keeping a number...
"Among the issues raised by Colorado business leaders: The shortage of farm workers caused growers to lose thousands of dollars when squash and peppers went unpicked last fall. Unanswered ads for ranch hands meant calves died because no one was available...
CCGA, Sept. 18, 2017 - "Cities of the American Midwest were largely built by immigration. Immigrants and their children were a key component of the population growth these cities experienced in the early decades of the last century. In the 1920s...
"Americans understand in professional sports you want to build
the most powerful team on the planet to compete. The NBA is 20 percent
foreign-born, major league baseball one third and hockey 80 percent. We
understand that image. How do we take...
"It makes sense to view immigration reform as a human rights issue, and one that should be seen through the lens of this country’s principles and values. But it is wrong to see it as only that. Because this is not just a political matter or...
"As this article will show, an assertive President Obama, with his eyes
transfixed on the reelection prize, can do much more to improve our
immigration regulations and agency practices, which the President
oversees through the Departments of...
"With immigration on the minds of many voters in the run-up to this
November’s presidential election, the U.S.-based financial services
company Standard & Poor’s released Thursday some surprising
information. The widely-held...