14th Amendment

Stop Discrimination in our Colleges

Some students face a separate and unequal path to college. Take Florida, for example.  Citizens, born in the Sunshine State and who graduated from Florida high schools, may not have the same rights as others for in-state college tuition.  Why?  … Continued

Center for Immigration Studies Attacks 14th Amendment. Again.

by Michael Dranove The Center for Immigration Studies (CIS), simply put, is stepping up its campaign to repeal birthright citizenship in the United States. In a recent report released by CIS,


We Must Work to Advance Justice for All

A couple weeks ago, over 600 activists, organizers, immigrant workers, faith leaders, youth and community elders descended upon Arlington, Virginia for the “Turning the Tide” National Summit.  They came from across the country to this second gathering determined to stem … Continued


Film Screenings Honor International Day for the Elimination of Racial Discrimination

In recognition of the International Day for the Elimination of Racial Discrimination, today students are coordinating events on over 40 campuses across the nation to resist the anti-immigrant movement, including organizations associated with white nationalist John Tanton.  Students are doing … Continued


Arizona’s day of hate and the need to reframe the immigration debate

One week ago today, Arizona witnessed an extreme separation of morality and state as the Appropriations Committee of the Arizona Senate passed a series of harsh Bills meant to be an attack on migrant families and youth.  Several of them … Continued


For Immediate Release: Radio Message Warns Iowa Listeners of Looming Threat to Constitution

A radio campaign launching February 14 asks Iowa listeners to call Rep. Steven King, R-Iowa, and urge him to leave the Constitution alone. Airing on four Iowa stations, the radio spots say that Rep. King’s efforts will undermine the Constitution … Continued


Social Justice Movements Standing Strong Against Anti-Immigrant Inroads

The Population and Development Program at Hampshire University just released its January DifferenTakes journal.  The journal looks at the anti-immigrant movement and the greening of hate.  It includes a piece written by Imagine 2050 writer, Rebecca Poswolsky, titled, “Social Justice … Continued


Arizona: The Path to Criminalization

by Chris Griffin Arizona has fallen on rough times recently and we have a lot of work to do to get past it all.  In the wake of the tragic shooting in Tucson many have expressed concern about the course … Continued


Attacks on 14th Amendment are attacks on immigrant women

by Susana Sanchez Lawmakers are wrong to try to dismantle the 14th Amendment. This effort is an attack on Latinas, and on the reproductive rights of Latina immigrants. Lawmakers from 14 states—including Alabama, Arizona, Delaware, Idaho, Indiana, Michigan, Mississippi, Montana, … Continued


Anti-immigrant leader compares his work to that of Martin Luther King, Jr.

Roy Beck’s recent MLK-themed blog post is an example of his willingness to exploit anything to promote his anti-immigrant agenda. And a sign of just how disconnected anti-immigrant groups like NumbersUSA are from what matters to Americans. Beck wrote about … Continued