Admissions & Border

Not Winning Hearts or Minds

On Sunday, I was online, browsing for cool science gifts for my nieces and doing my best to ignore  the pop-up ads for princess-themed everything.  Eventually, I found an outstanding chemistry set and set about to buy it.  At around the same time, I read a Washington...

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Guardians of our Constitution

Adapted from the installation speech of Annaluisa Padilla, 2017-18 President of AILA I am humbled and honored to accept the challenge to lead this organization in these unprecedented times. These are times when immigrants are vilified and despised, when immigrants are...

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Dangerous Exceptions?

In a recent op-ed in The Hill, James Tomsheck, former head of the Office of Internal Affairs for U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) lays out in detail why House and Senate efforts to weaken CBP hiring standards by waiving the polygraph test for certain...

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