Immigration

America's Wild-West Gun Laws Are Helping Fuel the Border Crisis
The unwanted traffic between the U.S. and Central America goes both ways
July 20, 2014

The unwanted traffic between the U.S. and Central America goes both ways.

Ted Cruz Is Causing Trouble Again. This Time on the Border Crisis.
July 18, 2014

If Republicans adopt Cruz’s proposal, it will destroy any chance of an agreement between the parties. Not that Cruz has ever done that before.

This One Graph Explains What Happens When You Give a Child Migrant a Lawyer—And When You Don't
July 16, 2014

Not all undocumented kids get lawyers, but the ones who get legal help have a huge advantage.

Photos That Brutally Demonstrate What Teenagers Will Endure to Escape to Europe
This is what life as an immigrant in limbo looks like
July 16, 2014

This is what life as an immigrant in limbo looks like. 

Republicans Who Are Bad at Math Want to Give Child Migrants One-Way Plane Tickets
July 15, 2014

A plane ticket is not a solution to a humanitarian crisis.

Right-Wing Xenophobes Are Spreading Lies About Migrant Diseases
Welcome to the latest chapter in America's long, ugly history of nativism
July 15, 2014

Welcome to the latest chapter in America's long, ugly history of nativism.

The Border Crisis Has Nothing to Do With Border Security
By linking them, a GOP congressman could kill Obama's emergency request
July 14, 2014

Apprehending these unaccompanied minors is not the problem right now.

Republicans' Failure to Pass Immigration Reform Has Cost Us $900 Billion
July 14, 2014

Here's how to tell Republicans aren't serious about fixing the child-migrant crisis.

The Border Crisis Is Complex. This Conservative Pundit Isn't Helping.
Simply shipping kids back to Central America isn't a solution.
July 14, 2014

Step 1: Ignore the guy on Fox News.

Guatemalans Aren't Just Fleeing Gangs
The media narrative misses what life there is really like
July 13, 2014

The media narrative misses what life in that part of Central America is really like.

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