Immigration

Mexico’s Changing Demographics in an Era of Reform

By Jacob Patterson-Stein Things seem to be going well for Mexican President Enrique Peña Nieto. Within months of taking office, almost every major news organization published an “Aztec tiger” article citing Mexico’s impressive economic growth rate, increased foreign investment, and growing middle class. Even with the inevitable backlash to this “blue skies” reporting in the…

A Call for Innovation: Maintaining America’s “Software” While Pooling Global Talent

By Elizabeth Laferriere In the State of the Union address President Barack Obama challenged his countrymen to “out-innovate” the rest of the world and “make America the best place on Earth to do business.” His emotive rhetoric appealed to the perception of America’s entrepreneurial spirit: “what we can do – what America does better than…

Controversy over the Dream Act

by Nithya Joseph Immigration policy is always a hot topic in Congress; people care about it, and yet can never seem to settle on an agreement over any aspect of it.  It is a policy area that crosses party lines and affects just about every other policy area you can imagine.  Recently, the Dream Act [Development, Relief and…