Category: Migration

Which Side Are the Republicans On?

The anti-immigrant tide, stirred up by policy institutes like the Federation for American Immigration Reform (FAIR) and the Center for Immigration Studies and by right-wing populists like CNN’s Lou Dobbs, caught the

The Deepening Dimensions of the U.S.-Mexico Border Crisis

Long resentful at what they regard as second-class treatment by Washington, Mexicans across the political spectrum are blasting the Bush administration”s border and immigration policies. Stinging criticisms, diplomatic tiffs, street protests, and

Building Civil Society Among Indigenous Migrants

Ed.’s note: This essay was excerpted with permission from the book Indigenous Mexican Migrants in the United States, edited by Jonathan Fox and Gaspar Rivera-Salgado (Centers for U.S.-Mexican Studies and Comparative Immigration

In the Crossfire: Mesoamerican Migrants Journey North

The 16.6 billion dollar figure that Mexicans in the United States remitted home during 2004 is equivalent to US$45.5 million per day entering Mexico, overtaking the amount invested by foreign corporations, or

The Nixon Tapes

With this article, the Americas Program continues a new series in conjunction with the National Security Archive in Washington, DC. As Mexico Project Director Kate Doyle explains: “The main objective of the

Mexican Hometown Associations

  Citizen Action in the Americas, No. 5 March 2003 Mexican Hometown Associations Americas Program, Interhemispheric Resource Center (IRC) by Xóchitl Bada September 2000 rally to support a new legalization program