The bill would permit Dreamers — young undocumented immigrants who were brought to the U.S. as children — to gain legal status stay in the U.S. if they meet certain requirements.The National Immigration Forum convenes a broad constituency from across the country in constructive conversation and dedicated work to advocate for the value of immigrants and immigration to the nation.
In 1890, this newspaper ran an article explaining that while ‘‘the red and black assimilate’’ in New York, ‘‘not so the Chinaman.’’ Cartoons of the era depicted Irish refugees as drunken apes and Chinese immigrants as cannibals swallowing Uncle Sam. At different times, the United States barred or curtailed the arrival of Chinese, Italian, Irish, Jewish and, most recently, Muslim immigrants. During the Great Depression, as many as one million Mexicans and Mexican-Americans were deported under
Although counts of persons reporting West Indian and African ancestries are nontrivial in absolute terms, the vast majority of the black population—nearly 90 percent—either report an African American or related ancestry (70 percent) or skip the ancestry question altogether (17 percent). Only about 8.3 percent of the black population report a West Indian or detailed African identity (even writing in “African” counts as an “ethnic” response under our coding sche
“What they have done is force my officers to arrest dangerous criminals on their turf, in their homes, and their places of business, rather than arresting in the safety and security of a county jail,” the ICE director told Fox News’ Neil Cavuto on Jan. 2. “It’s ridiculous to knowingly and intentionally put law enforcement at risk.”He said the notion that California’s sanctuary bill makes cities unsafe is a false narrative that ICE has created.