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Alien Language: Immigration Metaphors and the Jurisprudence of Otherness

By Keith Cunningham-Parmeter "An Oriental invasion ... a menace to our civilization ... ." -Justice Stephen J. Field, 1889 ""This silent invasion of illegal aliens from Mexico ... .'" -Chief Justice Warren E. Burger, 1975 "The northbound tide of illegal entrants...

Exiles Speak Out Against Claims They're Gaming System

"Carlos Gutierrez, a native of Chihuahua, Mexico, never envisioned coming to the U.S. to seek a better life, the way millions of his countrymen have done for decades. The successful businessman was doing quite well for himself until just a few years ago. That was when criminals chopped off his...

Reverse Flow: More Mexicans Depart U.S. than Arrive

Dianne Solís, Dallas Morning News, Nov. 19, 2015 - "More Mexicans are leaving than coming to the U.S. as families reunify, are forced to reunify and for other reasons, the Pew Research Center says today in a new report. Three years ago, Pew reported zero net migration, after an extraordinary...