The Value of Helping Immigrants Become U.S. Citizens
Amid over-heated debates about the undocumented, most immigrants live and work legally in the United States. But they are not becoming full citizens as quickly as in the past. America has much to learn from Canada, which offers a helping hand on the road to citizenship.
Learn more about Irene Bloemraad and her work on the implications of immigration and a more diverse population for democracy, civic life and public policies..
Read the New York Times OpEd by Douglas Massey and Jorge Castaneda to see how much of what immigration reform is designed to acheive has already been accomplished de facto.
And learn what Katherine Fennelly has written about the Congressional stalemate on immigration reform, immigration in the Midwest, and why immigration worries Americans - especially rural residents.