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Primer on the Anti-Immigrant Forces Determined to Hijack American Politics

From Know-Nothings[1] to KKK to Tanton to Trump By Rick Swartz and Jocelyn McCalla[2] October 15, 2015 [NOTE: CLICK on Primer on Anti-Immigrant Movement to download the document and Associated materials] Anti-immigrant extremists are again pushing the GOP — and the country — towards zero-immigration policies. Their current standard-bearer, GOP presidential primary candidate Donald Trump, has… Read More ›

Obama: Borders First, Legalization Second?

President Barack Obama reaffirmed his commitment to comprehensive immigration reform at the press conference marking his first 100 days in office. He laid out the case for legalization in a forthright manner, stating that a broken immigration system is: "not good for American workers. It’s dangerous for Mexican would-be workers who are trying to cross… Read More ›

Lost in America

I’m African-American and my family moved to California almost a hundred years ago after a lynching took place outside their hometown in Kentucky. I’m also undocumented, or in the current anti-immigrant vernacular, “illegal.”