Julia Preston appears in the following:
Tuesday, June 10, 2014
Julia Preston, national immigration correspondent for our partner The New York Times, explores the scope of a recent influx in women and children immigrating across the U.S.-Mexico border. Arturo Garino, mayor of Nogales, Arizona, where hundreds of child migrants are, being held weighs in.
Monday, June 17, 2013
Migrant traffic across the Southwest border of Texas is on the rise as illegal crossings from Mexico have shifted away from Arizona. This could complicate things on Capitol Hill as the immigration reform bill makes its way through Congress. How will the Obama administration secure a bill that balances some level of forgiveness for illegal immigrants with increased security for border regions?
Monday, April 15, 2013
The bipartisan group of senators knows as The Gang of Eight will release their immigration reform bill this week. The proposal is expected to overhaul the current system and give millions of undocumented immigrants in the United States a pathway to citizenship.
Friday, February 01, 2013
Thursday, January 03, 2013
On Wednesday, the Department of Homeland Security announced a rule change that will help undocumented immigrants who are immediate relatives of American citizens. Julia Preston, national immigration correspondent for Takeaway partner The New York Times, explains the intricacies of this new policy, which may affect up to one million people.
Thursday, December 15, 2011
Since 2008, the Obama administration has deported over 1 million illegal immigrants, the highest number in six decades. However, this crackdown has not only affected illegal immigrants. A new investigation into the Secure Communities program finds that hundreds of American citizens have been detained because immigration officials thought they were illegal immigrants.
Wednesday, August 24, 2011
Wednesday, August 24, 2011
Friday, June 10, 2011
Alabama has become the latest state to enact very strict new immigration policy. The new law, signed by Governor Robert Bentley, is said to be the most severe in the country, including Arizona’s controversial SB1070. The new Alabama law will require public schools to verify the immigration status of all elementary and secondary students and will bar enrollment to illegal immigrants seeking to attend college.
Tuesday, September 07, 2010
Friday, August 13, 2010
Thursday, August 12, 2010
According to a new study released on Wednesday by the Pew Hispanic Center, roughly one in twelve babies born in the United States in 2008 had at least one parent who was an illegal immigrant. (That is around 8 percent, or roughly 340,000 of the 4.3 million babies born in the U.S. in 2008.) About 85 percent of those parents are Hispanic. This study comes at a time when several Republican senators are asking for a review of the 14th Amendment, which grants automatic citizenship to children born on U.S. soil.
Tuesday, July 06, 2010
New York Times national immigration correspondent Julia Preston talks about President Obama's efforts to take up immigration reform -- and whether we should expect to see any majors changes on this front throughout the next year. Joining her will be Maria Elena Salinas, co-anchor of "Noticiero Univision," Univision's network evening news program.
Friday, April 30, 2010
On yesterday's show, former New Mexico Governor Gary Johnson said, "I tried desperately to ascertain [the] cost/benefit" of immigration. Following up on the cost/benefit analysis are New York Times immigration correspondent Julia Preston along with Pia Orrenius, economist at the Federal Reserve Bank in Dallas.
Tuesday, March 23, 2010
After the House's historical vote to reform health care on Sunday, many Americans are asking, what's the next big reform issue? If you ask the thousands of protesters who descended on Washington over the weekend, immigration tops the bill. The last attempt to overhaul the immigration system was defeated in Congress three years ago.
Wednesday, September 30, 2009
A Los Angeles–based clothing company is laying off 1,800 immigrant employees in the coming weeks at the behest of the Obama administration. And it's not just any company — it's American Apparel, a business that has made a name for itself for paying its workers a better-than-fair wage and offering in-factory massages. (And, yes, they have also made a name for themselves with their over-the-top "sex sells" advertising.) Are the layoffs at American Apparel the start of a larger storm to come, in which more companies will be asked to let immigrants go? New York Times immigration reporter Julia Preston gives us the details.
For more, read Julia Preston's article, Immigration Crackdown With Firings, Not Raids, in today's New York Times.
Friday, July 03, 2009
The Obama administration seems to be taking a softer approach to illegal immigrants than the Bush White House did. Gone are the days of Federal Agents swarming a warehouse and making mass arrests. Force is being replaced by fees. The White House said yesterday that they would focus on fines and civil sanctions and not criminal charges when business are suspected of employing large numbers of illegal immigrants. Joining us this morning is New York Times national immigration correspondent Julia Preston.
For more, read Julia Preston's article, U.S. Shifts Strategy on Illicit Work by Immigrants, in The New York Times.
Friday, April 10, 2009
Friday, March 20, 2009
Julia Preston's story will be available Sunday in the New York Times.
Monday, February 16, 2009
For more, read Julia Preston's article, U.S. Military Will Offer Path to Citizenship in the New York Times.