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DOJ Slip-up Results in 7 years of Wrongful Deportations

By Margaret McGrane Published March 14, 2015

In the wake of a recent Board of Immigration Appeals case the Department of Justice admitted to seven years of inaccurate interpretation of Immigration Law.


A Critical Look at "America's College Promise"

By Margaret McGrane Published February 18, 2015

President Obama's most recent policy proposal, "America's College Promise", may further privatize four-year institutions and fuel the continuing shift of the middle class into two year institutions.


Women's Power at the Polls

By Margaret McGrane Published November 9, 2014

With the 2016 election looming, both Democrats and Republicans are employing a variety of tactics to win the over female voters.


Refugee Policy in the U.S.: A Safe Haven?

By Margaret McGrane Published October 21, 2014

A thorough review of United States refugee resettlement legislation has not occurred since the 1980s. The current framework fails to reflect the increasing quantity and diversity of entrants or provide adequate tools to achieve economic self-sufficiency. Understanding the shortcomings of current legislation is critical to conceptualizing how to proceed.