Immigration

My Turn: A California Solution to Immigration Policy

Have we had enough of the Washington gridlock on immigration issues? Opinion Pete Weber Special to CALmatters California has shortages in a wide range of occupations, from computer scientists to agricultural workers; from construction workers...
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Numbers Show Why US Needs More Immigration, Not Less

Directly rebutting President Donald Trump's claim that the United States must fend off waves of illegal immigrants flooding its southern border, economists on both sides of the political spectrum say that our c...
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Friedman: High Wall With Big Gate for Immigration

The immigration debate we're having in the United States doesn't begin to acknowledge global realities, writes New York Times columnist Thomas L. Friedman in his Nov. 27 piece. "There are now more climate re...
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Some Dems Want To Abolish ICE. How About No Borders at All?

Several prominent Democrats who are mulling a bid for the White House in 2020 have sought to bolster their progressive credentials by calling for major changes to immigration enforcement, with some pressing for the outright abolition of the federal government'...
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