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PBN on WJAR-TV, July 23, 2018

Every week, PBN Editor Mark S. Murphy appears on WJAR-TV NBC 10’s Coffee Break to discuss the newspaper’s most recent cover story and other...

R.I.’s past includes a significant flavor of Chinese immigration

Thanks to a Brown University faculty and graduate student project titled “Providence’s Chinatown,” the region has been reacquainted with a significant, if small, piece...
A WELCOMING RESOURCE: Dorcas International Institute of Rhode Island held its Community Resource Day recently, inviting immigrants and refugees to learn about the center and the state, and to make their transitions to life in the United States smoother. / PBN FILE PHOTO/MICHAEL SALERNO

Are immigrants – both legal and undocumented – a net positive...

After simmering as a national issue for the better part of three decades, immigration – of both the legal and undocumented kind – has...
COMMUNITY RESOURCE: Aihasan Wandi, a student from Ethiopia, attends Community Resource Day at Dorcas International Institute of Rhode Island, a nonprofit agency that provides education, English classes, legal help and social services to immigrants.
 / PBN FILE PHOTO/MICHAEL SALERNO

PBN on WJAR-TV, July 2, 2018

Immigration: Is the Ocean State still welcoming in the era of Trump?Every week, PBN Editor Mark S. Murphy appears on WJAR-TV NBC 10’s Coffee...
IMMIGRATION ACTIVIST: H. Jefferson Melish is a lawyer, as well as a member and activist on the South Kingstown Immigration Task Force and the Rhode Island chapter of the American Civil Liberties Union. South Kingstown is the only municipality in the state to adopt a version of an ACLU ordinance that rejects local police cooperation with a federal program that deputizes local police departments to cooperate with U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement.
 / PBN PHOTO/MICHAEL SALERNO

Long-simmering divisions on immigration have boiled over nationally. Is the Ocean...

In March 2017 the Rhode Island chapter of the American Civil Liberties Union drafted a model ordinance that would reject local police cooperation with...
A WALL GROWS: The existing U.S.-Mexico border wall in Tijuana, Mexico, is only a physical manifestation of the growing wall in the local body politic over the nation’s immigration policies and enforcement. 
 / BLOOMBERG 
NEWS PHOTO/
ALEJANDRO CEGARRA

In a nation of immigrants, dignity should be accorded all

While the current national conflict on the immigration front has not brought forcible parent and child breakups to our corner of southern New England,...

Investor visa program should be scrapped

The omnibus spending bill recently signed by President Donald Trump includes a small but ill-conceived program. The EB-5 Regional Center program that gives visas...

Make employers compete for U.S. workers

One of the more confounding aspects of the U.S. labor market is why, even with unemployment hovering at around 4 percent a year, wages...

Immigration fuels economy

In response to President Donald Trump’s moves to curb immigration, economists and pundits have spilled a lot of ink on the topic of whether...

Providence unlikely to fit Trump administration’s sanctuary-city definition

PROVIDENCE – The state’s capital does not appear to fit the definition of “sanctuary city” recently released by U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions, WPRI-TV...
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