Immigration

The Morning Buzz | In The Atlantic: Robert P. Jones Explores an Unlikely Alliance

[04.18.2014]

Today’s Buzz reports on the chummy relationship between evangelical Protestants and the Catholic Church, North Dakota’s abortion ban overturned, the drop in the number of immigration court-ordered deportations, re-evaluating Civil War casualties, a GIF of the economic recession, and Americans’ beliefs about the resurrection of Jesus.

The Morning Buzz | Mathematicians Take Top Spot in Jobs Ranking

[04.16.2014]

In today’s Buzz, President Obama meets with religious leaders to discuss immigration, Republican advantage in midterm elections, the high cost of rent in cities across the U.S., a pot-dispensing vending machine, mathematicians on top in jobs ranking.

The Morning Buzz | Jeb Bush Calls Immigration “Act of Love”

[04.08.2014]

Today’s Buzz reports on PRRI’s blog post about Americans who practice more than one religion, PRRI’s Scholar’s Sidebar with Melissa Deckman, a New York Times op-ed that proposes pensions for all American workers, Jeb Bush’s recent speech calling immigration an “act of love,” and the Brooking Institute’s newest Metro Monitor, which tracks jobs, unemployment, housing prices and output for major U.S. cities.

The Morning Buzz | 2014 Baseball Season Begins

[04.01.2014]

Today’s Buzz looks at the origins of April Fools’ Day, baseball’s opening day, NCAA Final Four, veterans struggling after serving in Iran and Afghanistan, Catholic recommendations for making deportation more humane, and an alarming climate change report from the IPCC.

A Tale of Two Catholic Churches

[03.26.2014]

President Obama heads to the Vatican as the American Catholic Church is undergoing a dramatic transformation.

President Obama to Review U.S. Deportations

[03.17.2014]

Today’s Buzz covers green funerals, a possible extension of jobless benefits, and a high school sleep activist!

Republican Hispanic Outreach: Running Out of Time?

[03.11.2014]

Hispanic Americans are a becoming a crucial demographic for both political parties. However, in recent elections, Hispanics have strongly preferred Democratic candidates. Juhem Navarro-Rivera identifies a significant problem facing the Republican party — that for many conservative activists minority outreach is not a priority — and what Republicans must do to gain the Hispanic vote in the 2016 presidential election and beyond.

Should Creationism be Taught Alongside Evolution in Schools?

[02.05.2014]

Today’s Buzz covers controversy over a Coca-Cola ad, a possible path forward for immigration reform, and evolution v. creationism.

A Bipartisan Compromise on Immigration Reform?

[02.03.2014]

Today’s Morning Buzz covers why sports fans pray to God, the possible future of immigration reform in America, and Sikhs’ efforts to build understanding of their faith!

How is America Doing? Depends on who you ask.

[01.29.2014]

A poll released yesterday by Gallup reveals a large divide between white and non-white Americans who were asked how they think the country is doing. Nearly 57 percent of non-white Americans respond positively about the current state of the U.S. compared to 33 percent of white Americans. This marks the first time in recent history such a large racial gap has existed on this issue.