The only way that a country with less than 5 percent of the world’s population can maintain the long-term economic and cultural superiority to which many Americans feel entitled is to collectively produce much more than 5 percent of the world’s best ideas.The only way to do that is to invite in the other 95 […]
The Coalition highlights selected news and opinion pieces that contribute to the dialogue on immigration issues. We do not necessarily endorse the views of the authors.
Strictly speaking, America, we Canadians should be quietly thanking you for your self-destructive immigration policies. They benefit Canada immensely. But friends tell you when you make a mistake. And you’re making a giant one by hardening your borders and your hearts to talented newcomers. Last week, President Trump issued a sweeping order meant to block hundreds […]
On Monday, President Donald Trump extended a near-total ban that he had first announced in April on entry into the United States by immigrants seeking “green cards” for permanent residency. This policy is the most sweeping ban on immigration in American history. Even during earlier crises, such as the Great Depression, the two world wars, […]
On balance, immigrants are job makers, not job takers. Their energy and entrepreneurship fuel America’s economic engines. And their taxes subsidize the social services enjoyed by aging white Trump voters.That’s why the business community reacted so furiously to Trump’s new rules. Here’s Thomas J. Donohue, chief executive of the U.S. Chamber of Commerce: “Putting up […]
Maya Nasr was admitted to the Massachusetts Institute of Technology at 16 to study aerospace engineering. Currently a doctoral student there, she has been working on NASA’s next Mars rover, slated for launch this summer. “By the time I finish my Ph.D., I will have spent 10 years in the U.S. researching what I am passionate […]
A broad coalition of advocacy groups and think tanks called Friday on President Trump and Congress to pass permanent legislation to replace the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program following a Supreme Court decision that highlighted the program’s temporary nature.”Today’s Supreme Court ruling gives DACA recipients and the U.S. communities they contribute to a sigh of relief,” […]
The coronavirus pandemic has fundamentally transformed our way of life– how we work, how we celebrate, how we grieve. But one thing remains constant: we still need to put food on the table for our families, and we rely on millions of immigrant workers to do that. Yet even as food pantries are struggling to serve […]