Doris Meissner

Migration Policy Institute

Guest

Senior Fellow and Director of the US Immigration Policy Program at the Migration Policy Institute, a Washington nonprofit group that studies immigration and border issues; former Commissioner of the US Immigration and Naturalization Service (1993-2000)

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Presidential candidate Donald Trump gave a foreign policy speech in Ohio Monday after a rocky period of missteps, including the back and forth with the father of a slain Muslim…

Trump proposes ideological test for immigrants

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President Obama whipped up a crowd of supporters yesterday in Las Vegas, commending both Houses of Congress for taking up  immigration reform .

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