Tag Archives: immigration

Framing Immigration: A Response to the NYT

The New York Times (NYT) published a brief piece over the weekend exploring the paper’s use of language in articles touching on immigration. It draws its inspiration from an in-depth article published on Tuesday that aimed to profile the 11-million individuals living without papers in

President Obama’s Criminal Justice Legacy: What Went Wrong

Last month, President Obama published a commentary in the Harvard Law Review (HLR) titled “The President’s Role in Advancing Criminal Justice.”1 Noting that American presidents “can exert substantial influence over the criminal justice system,” he highlighted reform efforts from the last eight years, including: encouraging

NAFTA & Economic Migrants

With Trump’s erratic statements and policymaking continuing to gather steam, it is worth keeping in mind the assumed and actual relationship between the North American Free Trade Agreement and rates of economic migrants (or “illegal aliens”, as he would prefer to deem them) to the