Features related to immigration reform

Immigrant Children, Ellis Island, New York, ca. 1908 (National Archives)
July 18, 2014 | Blog

The Immigration Act of 1907 declared that unaccompanied children under 16 were not permitted to enter America in the normal fashion. But it didn’t send them packing, either. Continue reading

Fox News still (Benghazi coverage)
May 20, 2014 | News & Notes

A roundup of some of the stories we’re reading at Moyers & Company HQ… Continue reading

In this photo provided Thursday, Aug. 29, 2013 by the Vatican newspaper L'Osservatore Romano, Pope Francis has his picture taken inside St. Peter's Basilica with youths from the Italian Diocese of Piacenza and Bobbio who came to Rome for a pilgrimage, at the Vatican, Wednesday, Aug. 28, 2013.
April 25, 2014 | News & Notes

A roundup of some of the stories we’re reading at Moyers & Company HQ… Continue reading

Former Rep. Tom Tancredo, R-Colo., responds during the Des Moines Register Republican Presidential Debate in Johnston, Iowa, Wednesday, Dec. 12, 2007. (AP Photo/Charlie Neibergall)
March 1, 2014 | Blog

Dog whistle politics have served Republicans well. But with shifting demographics, they may be an albatross around the party’s neck. Continue reading

APTOPIX Immigration Reform Rally
September 16, 2013 | Blog

Over a hundred women blocked an intersection in front of the House of Representatives to pressure representatives to stop standing in the way of immigration reform. Continue reading

In this April 19, 2011, file photo, a member of the National Guard checks on his colleague inside a Border Patrol Skybox near the Hidalgo International Bridge in Hidalgo, Texas. National Guard members along the Texas-Mexico border assist Border Patrol by surveying the terrain from the tower.
June 17, 2013 | Blog

The Senate immigration reform bill increases funding to expand U.S. border surveillance — including controversial 24/7 domestic drones. Continue reading

April 17, 2013 | Blog
Immigration reform might have a better chance than gun control in the Senate because the president hasn't adopted the cause.
Mexican immigrant Roberto Garcia, center, and son Alan, left, look at wrist watches while shopping in Los Angeles, Monday, Jan. 28, 2013. Seeking swift action on immigration, President Barack Obama on Tuesday will try to rally public support behind his proposals for giving millions of illegal immigrants a pathway to citizenship, as well as making improvements to the legal immigration system and border security. (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong)
February 1, 2013 | Blog
As the economy continues to show mixed signs of recovery, politicians should recast immigration reform as an economic issue.
Immigration activists hold hands in front of Freedom Tower in downtown Miami, Monday, Jan. 28, 2013. The Florida Immigrant Coalition, together with other immigrant families and community organizations, have initiated the "Di Que Si!" campaign, which translates into English "I said yes!," demanding immigration reform that creates a system that keeps families united. Activists and immigrants also asked for the suspension of deportations as lawmakers work on immigration reform, and announced they will join a national mobilization in favor of immigration reform in Washington D.C. on April 10. (AP Photo/Alan Diaz)
January 30, 2013 | Blog
One aspect of the immigration reform proposal by the Senate's "gang of eight" could make it all fall apart.
Flowchart from Immigration Road
January 29, 2013 | Blog
A graphic illustrates one reason why America's path to citizenship needs some improvement.