National Dialogues on Immigration

Weekly Roundup, April 25th


April 29, 2014  |  News
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A Huffington Post article claims that, “This Immigration Documentary Will Make You Rethink Border Security.”  “Who is Dayani Cristal?”, with Mexican actor Gabriel García, “retraces the steps of a migrant from the town of El Escanito in Honduras, to the Sonora desert in Arizona, where his body was found in August 2010 by border officers and delivered to the Pima County Medical Examiner’s Office.” See a clip here.

Immigration in the news this week:

Anti-Immigration Group Uses Earth Day To Recycle Argument That Immigrants Destroy Environment  via Think Progress

Maybe immigration reform isn’t dead after all via CNN

High Court Rejects Arizona’s Appeal in Immigration Case via The Wall Street Journal

Survey shows growing support of immigrants in Houston area via Houston Chronicle

How Immigration is Key to New York City’s Renaissance via American Immigration Council Immigration Impact

19 Reasons Latin Americans Come To The U.S. That Have Nothing To Do With The American Dream via Huffington Post Latino Voices

Triumph of the Immigrant American Spirit: Meb Keflezighi and the Boston Marathon via Informed Content

This week Meb Keflezighi, originally an immigrant from Eritrea, became the first American to win the Boston marathon since 1983. Hear him react to winning this historic race here:

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