Immigration Policy

Alien’s Law Alien’s Law

Noncitizens in the United States face an increasingly harsh Ashcroft-run Justice Department.

Nov 29, 2001 / Editorial / Bruce Shapiro

The 9/11 Disappeareds The 9/11 Disappeareds

Asociación Tepeyac helps undocumented workers affected by the WTC terrorist attacks, and helps families of the missing victims.

Nov 15, 2001 / Editorial / Miriam Ching Louie

A Detainee’s Death A Detainee’s Death

A Pakistani laborer dies in custody of the INS, after the FBI falied to link him anything more sinister than overstaying his visa.

Nov 15, 2001 / Editorial / Dr. Marc Siegel

Friends at Court Friends at Court

The Supreme Court, in the final week of June, handed down three decisions, each of which seems to endorse a valuable social principle. In the first, involving the right...

Jun 28, 2001 / Editorial / The Editors

Labor Fights for Immigrants Labor Fights for Immigrants

The stage is set for a showdown over the fate of undocumented workers.

May 3, 2001 / Feature / David Bacon

‘A Fair and Just Amnesty’ ‘A Fair and Just Amnesty’

A grassroots movement for immigrant legalization is gathering strength.

May 3, 2001 / Feature / Julie Quiroz-Martínez

Mexico’s US Problem Mexico’s US Problem

As Mexican president Vicente Fox begins his historic administration, the most difficult and abrasive issue that both he and the United States must confront is the continuing flow ...

Feb 7, 2001 / Feature / Bob Filner

Borderline Justice Borderline Justice

In their 1996 book The Next War, former Secretary of Defense Caspar Weinberger and Peter Schweitzer concoct some troubling scenarios they imagine could confront the United States...

Nov 2, 2000 / Books & the Arts / Joseph Nevins

High-Tech Cheap Labor High-Tech Cheap Labor

Only months after a major victory on China trade, Big Business is again scavenging for cheap labor. This time, the high-tech industry is pressuring Congress to allow additional f...

Sep 28, 2000 / Editorial / David Enrich