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Letter to the Editor: Dreamers are not legal pawns, and they’re not trophies either

February 1, 2018

Filed under Latest Stories, Letters to Editor, Opinion

As we get into resolving the political crisis initiated by this administration’s decision to rescind the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program, policy makers and advocates often turn to statistics and mathematical...

Boyd: The case for immigration, and how President Trump has ignored it

Ryan Boyd, Columnist

January 29, 2018

Filed under Columns, Latest Stories, Opinion

America is a country of immigrants — the bipartisan consensus used to be that this is a good thing. Many Democrats and Republicans alike recognized that welcoming people — skilled or unskilled — who are searching for a better...

Alfaro: When discussing immigration, try to see things from the other side of the border

Mariana Alfaro, Opinion Editor

November 13, 2017

Filed under Columns, Opinion

Did you know that the first question unaccompanied child migrants are asked in intake questionnaires is: “Why did you come to the United States?” Why did you — a minor — come to the United States — a country miles...

Letter to the editor: ICE presence legitimized violent systems, University response is myopic

May 21, 2017

Filed under Letters from Editor, Opinion

On May 16, 2017, Northwestern University Prof. Beth Redbird invited a U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement public relations representative on campus as a guest speaker to their sociology course Social Inequality: Race, Class...