National Dialogues on Immigration

Weekly Roundup, June 20th

June 25, 2014  |  News
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The FIFA World Cup kicked off on June 12th.  Read some of the immigration-based commentary of the events below:

Soccer, Not Just a Pastime — but a Path to Citizenship via Nation Swell

Anti-Immigrant Group Says US Soccer Team’s Ethnic Make-Up Signals Lack Of Assimilation viaThink Progress

The Soccer Fan’s Argument for Immigration Reform via Bloomberg Businessweek

Also in immigration in the news this week:

“After years of documenting migration in Mexico, Spanish-born photographer Encarni Pindado began a new project that handed the equipment — disposable Kodak cameras — to the migrants themselves and people who interact with them along the way.” You can see select photos taken by migrants here

The new crisis at the border: undocumented and unaccompanied minors via The Los Angeles Times

Obama administration announces new steps to stem flow of immigrants at Texas border viaThe Washington Post

Innocents at the Border via The New York Times

Michelle Obama: Immigration is president’s top legislative priority via The Washington Post

UT/TT Poll: Sharp Lines Drawn on Immigration viaThe Texas Tribune

Immigrant-rights advocates sue Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio via MSNBC

Finally – have you seen the Welcome.Us video released in celebration of June as Immigrant Heritage Month? You can view it here:

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