01 May 2018

Is it Time for “The Simpsons” to Retire Apu?

The animated television series, The Simpsons, has become a cultural touchstone since its debut on Fox in 1989. Now in its 29th season, with more than 600 episodes produced to date, the beloved sitcom portraying an eccentric American family living in the fictional town of...

17 Apr 2018

It’s AI, not Immigrants, Who Are Coming for Our Jobs

The concept of immigrants as outsiders who "steal" jobs and contribute to depressed wages has long been a lynchpin of the Trump Administration's rhetoric, despite a plethora of evidence demonstrating that sustained levels of immigration have an overall positive effect on our economy. And to...

13 Mar 2018

We Are Still a Nation of Immigrants!

Last month, the U. S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) announced a disconcerting change to its official mission statement, and immigration advocates are alarmed about the potential implications. On February 22nd, USCIS director L. Francis Cissna issued an internal employee memo confirming that the agency's...

06 Mar 2018

Literature Tackling Immigration in the Trump Era

In the nascent days of 2018, the Trump Administration geared up its continued assault on immigration, which has become a shameful trademark of this presidency. Targeting both undocumented foreign nationals and those lawfully in the United States, the Administration's push for supposed "America first" policies...

20 Feb 2018

Immigrants Help Team USA Shine in Winter Olympics 2018

Every four years, the world watches as the best athletes from around the globe gather to compete at the winter Olympic games. Originating in ancient Greece, the Olympics are a unique sporting event unparalleled in the diverse array of stories and experiences represented by the...

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