Breitbart’s Fake News on Immigration

The conservative Breitbart news blog in the United States has assumed uncommon importance although its former executive chairman, Stephen K. Bannon, appears to be in a turf war with President Donald Trump’s son... Read More...

The Needle’s Eye and US Immigration: Equally Difficult

For anybody who has ever tried to get a loved one into the United States, there is one central truth: it is harder to immigrate to the US to live and work than perhaps any major country on the planet. It is easier to get into China. Nonetheless, during the ... Read More...
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Filipinos Trapped in Their Own Country

A Filipina grandmother who is currently living in Thailand recently told a friend she hasn’t visited her home country in years, and that in fact she is afraid to because despite fact that she has a valid passpo... Read More...
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Singapore’s Impotent Immigration Policy

It appears counter-intuitive to suggest that a cosmopolitan hub like Singapore might have a problem with xenophobia. Yet xenophobia has emerged as a major political concern in the city-state. Prime Minister ... Read More...
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Americans Still Positive on Global Trade

Despite five years of economic battering from the global economic downturn that began in 2008, most Americans continue to see benefit in greater global integration, according to the latest Pew Research poll. That should be good news for US President Barack ... Read More...