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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.

(OPINION) America, you’re making a big mistake on immigration. And Canada thanks you

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 […]

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(OPINION) The Irony of Immigration

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 […]

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(NEWS) Immigration Coalition calls for Permanent Solution to DACA

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,” […]

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