Chicago Policy Review

05.29.21

Restricting Immigration Leads US Employers to Move Jobs Elsewhere

Immigration is a perennial source of debate in the United States. Debates tend to focus on low-skilled immigrants – their legal status, employability, country of origin, and even potential threat to national security. In recent years, however, high-skilled legal immigration has increasingly come under scrutiny. Anti-immigration sentiment can stem from a fear that foreign workers will displace American-born workers and drive down wages. It is aggravated by divisive political rhetoric, which becomes particularly reinforcing during times of economic hardship.

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The DePaulia

05.23.21

Protests, police brutality erupt in Colombia

Like many other DePaul students, Juliana Zanubi deals with distractions while doing Zoom classes from home. However, rather than typical distractions like noise from siblings or the lure of a comfortable bed, when sitting in class, Zanubi, a sophomore, hears military helicopters, rumbling tanks and, often, screams.

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The Hill

05.19.21

America will be safer after troops leave Afghanistan

The notion that the United States lost the war in Afghanistan is a widely accepted assertion that continues to be repeated by some in the media, U.S. politicians, and even the U.S. military. The reality is that the United States won the war in Afghanistan in less than nine months.

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Western Wall

Harris Public Policy students visited the Western Wall in Jerusalem as part of the 2019 Pearson International Conflict Seminar to Israel and the West Bank.

Ramin Kohanteb / The Pearson Institute