The Truth About Immigration: People

Modern-day migrations into North America are the result of geopolitical intervention by the United States in Latin America and the Caribbean. As corporate interests grew, so did America’s military presence, ensuring control of the region’s economies, industry, and agriculture.

  • Dec 13, 2018
  • 9:23 AM

The Truth About Immigration: Welfare

With all the hyperbolic talk about migrants coming to the United States from Donald Trump and riling up his base, it’s important to understand the truth. In this installment of the series, The Truth About Immigration, we’ll be looking at the facts surrounding migrants and government assistance.

  • Nov 21, 2018
  • 8:23 AM

The Truth About Immigration: Asylum

A look at the facts about migrants seeking asylum in the United States, the legalities of doing so, and how the asylum process is supposed to work.

  • Nov 16, 2018
  • 3:20 PM

The Truth About Immigration: Crime

Many armchair experts have been espousing a lot of misinformed rhetoric regarding migrants based on the divisive language used by Donald Trump. I’m here to clear the air with facts that some of them may not like.

  • Nov 9, 2018
  • 11:26 AM

The Truth About Immigration: Economics

Many armchair experts have been espousing a lot of misinformed rhetoric regarding migrants based on the divisive language used by our current President, Donald Trump. I’m here to clear the air with facts that some of them may not like.

  • Nov 6, 2018
  • 9:45 AM

Actress Diane Guerrero Tells CNN the Truth About This Country’s Immigration Debate

So just a few days after it was all about “anchor babies,” CNN’s “New Day” had actress Diane Guerrero (“Orange Is the New Black’) on to discuss her very personal story about her family and the open letter she wrote this weekend. “It is so difficult for some people to get documented and to get […]

  • Nov 17, 2014
  • 10:49 AM

US, Mexico Agree on Tighter Immigration Policies at Border

U.S. and Mexican officials have agreed on new immigration policies meant to deter illegal border crossings while also opening up other pathways ahead of an expected increase in migrants following the end of pandemic restrictions next week.

  • May 3, 2023
  • 10:48 AM

Report Outlines Methods Used by Popular Anti-Immigration Videos on YouTube

Anti-immigration groups have been “employing highly effective and consistent visual styles, messaging format and narrative strategy” in videos posted to YouTube in their effort to convince viewers to adopt more hardline beliefs, as a new report lays out. Conducted by the immigration advocacy non-profit Define American, the study titled “Immigration Will Destroy Us & Other […]

  • Apr 27, 2022
  • 5:27 PM

What President Biden Said About Immigration During His First Press Conference

Editor’s Note: This is a series of clips of all the immigration questions President Biden answered during his first press conference as President, including the official White House transcript of those clips.

  • Mar 25, 2021
  • 11:27 PM

Mijente to Launch National ‘Eyes on ICE: Truth and Accountability’ Forums

DHS Secretary Mayorkas invited to hear directly from communities that have suffered abuse at the hands of ICE.

  • Mar 1, 2021
  • 9:56 AM

DREAMers Celebrate SCOTUS Decision, Vowing to Continue Fight for Immigration Reform

DREAMers celebrated what was an unexpected victory in a majority conservative court. 

  • Jun 18, 2020
  • 5:51 PM

AP Visits Immigration Courts Across US, Finds Nonstop Chaos

Shrouded in secrecy, the immigration courts run by the U.S. Department of Justice have been dysfunctional for years and have only gotten worse.

  • Jan 17, 2020
  • 8:28 AM

Beyond La Frontera: What We Learned About Rural Immigration Raids This Summer 

By Nourelhoda Eidy, Ronnie Alvarez, and Madeline Simone As three students who spent our summers learning about the health impacts of immigration work raids, we find it is necessary to reflect on the implications of Trump’s interior enforcement tactics. Our research is enabled by accounts of people either directly affected by raids or those who […]

  • Sep 26, 2019
  • 11:07 AM

US, Honduras Continue Immigration Negotiations

The agreements are part of a broader initiative between the United States and Central American countries to forge “safe third countries” to accept migrants trying to reach the United States.

  • Sep 23, 2019
  • 1:40 PM

Four Presidential Candidates Square Off in Immigration Forum

Many audience members shared their personal and emotional stories.

  • Jun 3, 2019
  • 8:05 AM

Julián Castro Tells Seth Meyers That Democrats Should Have Acted on Immigration Reform in 2009–2010

“We’re not going to wait this time,” the presidential candidate said.

  • May 23, 2019
  • 8:20 AM

Stacey Abrams’ Talk About Obama’s ‘Compassionate’ Immigration Legacy Isn’t Just Wrong: It’s Dangerous, Too (OPINION)

I find it unfortunate that Abrams chose the word “compassionate” to describe what I saw during my reporting on Obama’s border and immigration practices.

  • Feb 6, 2019
  • 3:10 PM

Mike Pence’s Immigration Closing Remarks to Latino Coalition Were Just Plain Bizarre

“We will, as the President promised, show great heart every step of the way.”

  • Mar 9, 2017
  • 10:44 PM

Truth vs. Perception of Crime Rates for Immigrants (VIDEO)

Inform yourself, people.

  • Jan 26, 2017
  • 9:22 AM

The Importance of Foreign Policy in Immigration Reform (OPINION)

Migration intent is fueled by the consequences of devastating pasts and the desire for better futures.

  • Nov 16, 2016
  • 8:56 AM

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