Camilo Montoya-Galvez, CBS News, May 30, 2023
"Former President Donald Trump on Tuesday pledged to challenge a long-standing interpretation of the U.S. Constitution in an attempt to end birthright...
In the July 4, 2004 issue of Bender's Immigration Bulletin I published this essay . As we head into the long weekend...and an even longer 2024 election cycle in which immigration will loom large....
In this one-hour webinar, four experts explain what will happen next at the border. Essential viewing! Watch the recording here .
Senate Joint Economic Committee, Dec. 14, 2022
"As the United States continues its recovery from the pandemic recession, immigrant workers are essential to the continued growth of the labor force...
Muzaffar Chishti, Kathleen Bush-Joseph, MPI, May 25, 2023
"U.S. border enforcement finds itself in an uncertain new era now that the pandemic-era Title 42 border expulsions policy has been lifted...
"Based on what studies do exist, the analysts say that building and
maintaining a fence through the remote or hostile terrain along the
border would run into billions of dollars, with no documented impact on
diminishing illegal crossings. ... Richard F. Cortez, the mayor of the Texas border town of McAllen, noted
that much of the state’s border is defined by rivers. “It is a winding
river,” Mr. Cortez, a political independent, said in an interview on
Wednesday. “Where in the world are you going to put fencing? To propose
that suggests ignorance of the border and the terrain.”"
Julia Preston, New York Times, Oct. 20, 2011.