Tag Archives: STEM

Of Human Triage: Immigrant Categories and Economic Rationales

Immigration reform is all the rage in Washington these days, but if broad consensus exists for generally overhauling the system, it unfortunately falls apart in the details. The President and the Senate may have fairly similar plans, but the early House discussions have reflected an entirely different perception of the problem. So much of the […]

What Now?: Hispanics and Immigration after the Election

President Obama won his recent re-election with a whopping 71% of Hispanic votes, and exit polls show that now Hispanics make up 10% of the electorate[1].  Significantly, the Republican share of Hispanic votes has dropped to 27% – down from 40% under George W. Bush in 2004 (Pew Hispanic Center).  It has been argued by […]