Portraits of Tamar Jacoby

Tamar Jacoby

President & CEO

During her years as president of Opportunity America, Jacoby’s research and publications have focused primarily on education to prepare Americans for careers. Before founding Opportunity America, she wrote widely on a broad array of topics, including race, immigration, politics and urban policy.

HIGHLIGHTS

Tamar Jacoby on the U.S. border crisis, CNBC, 6-20-14
Debating immigration reform Bloggingheads.TV The Good Fight, 2-7-14
Will 2014 yield immigration reform? PBS NewsHour, 12-23-13
The price tag on immigration Washington Post, 7-29-13
A different kind of border security Minnesota Public Radio, 6-17-13
Prospects for immigration reform Wall Street Journal, 11-15-12
Immigrants help U.S. economy Bloomberg, 8-14-12
DREAM Act 2.0 Wall Street Journal, 4-10-12
Debate: Don’t give us your tired, your poor, your huddled masses Intelligence Squared, 5-3-11 
Tamar Jacoby Discusses “What It Means to Be an Immigration Country” Transatlantischer Mittwoch, 11-18-10
Washington Journal C-SPAN, 7-25-09
Immigration Reform Back on the Agenda The Takeaway, 6-3-09
Fixing Immigration Part 1 and Part 2, Think Tank with Ben Wattenberg, PBS, 07-28-07
Talk of the Nation NPR, 6-10-07

ARTICLES

Community colleges and career education Education Next, 11-28-18
Toward a conservative agenda on opportunity: A conversation with Tamar Jacoby Spotlight on Poverty and Opportunity, 2-7-18
The four fallacies of the Trump-Cotton-Perdue immigration reform plan New York Daily News, 10-18-17
Visiting working-class America by Tamar Jacoby and Isabel Sawhill, Spotlight on Poverty and Opportunity, 10-4-17
Trump’s job training program gets the government out of the way Huffington Post, 6-22-17
Fixing America’s infrastructure is a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to build a better workforce Los Angeles Times, 6-14-17 (This article also appeared on Herald & Review, 6-17-17, Athens Banner-Herald, 6-16-17, Portsmouth Daily Times, 6-15- 17, Fredericksburg Free Lance-Star, 6-15-17 and Cleveland Plain Dealer)
Could conservatives lead the fight against poverty? Spotlight on Poverty and Opportunity, 12-7-16
The new poverty – working-class decline Spotlight on Poverty and Opportunity, 9-13-16
Trump’s dystopian immigration speech out of touch with reality CNN, 9-1-16 (This article also appeared on WLWT Cincinnati, 9-1-16. It was also reprinted in the Oklahoman, 9-1-16)
The biggest shock about Trump’s flip-flop: How his followers reacted New York Daily News, 8-28-16
Keeping New York City on the cutting edge of technical education NY Slant, 4-14-16
Beyond survival English Los Angeles Times, 1-5-16 (This article was also reprinted in the Houston Chronicle, 1-6-16 and Newsday, 1-6-16, among other local and regional newspapers)
Immigration reform starts with English-language learning Washington Examiner, 12-17-15
What works: English-language learning in America Manhattan Institute policy brief, 12-3-15
Wal-mart tests ‘upskilling’ The Wall Street Journal, 9-4-15
Donald Trump’s single worst idea: In addition to waging war on illegal immigration, he would severely restrict legal immigration New York Daily News, 8-19-15
Technology isn’t a job killer The Wall Street Journal, 5-20-15
Obama set the immigration trap, and the GOP walked in Los Angeles Times, 2-18-15 (This article was reprinted in The Youngstown Vindicator, 2-23-15, The Gulf Today, 2-22-15, and The Burlington Times-News, 2-20-15, among other local and regional newspapers)
Stuck in the middle with you The Weekly Standard, 2-9-15
Getting credit for what you know The Atlantic, 1-29-15
How Obama’s move fails U.S. employers New York Daily News, 11-23-14
Cynical politicking has trumped policy U.S. News & World Report, 11-21-14
Why Germany is so much better at training its workers The Atlantic, 10-16-14
Tinkering can’t fix the broken immigration system Los Angeles Times, 8-22-14 (This article was reprinted in The Boston Herald, 8-30-14, The Dallas Morning News, 8-28- 14, The Memphis Commercial Appeal, 8-28-14, The Edmond Sun, 8-27-14 and The Hartford Courant, 8-22-14, among other local and regional newspapers)
This way up: Mobility in America The Wall Street Journal, 7-18-14
The right ideas for fighting poverty The Weekly Standard, 2-17-14
Big surprise ahead in 2014 CNN, 12-26-13
The college-for-all model isn’t working Los Angeles Times, 12-3-13 (This article also appeared on RealClearPolicy.com, 12-3-13, RealClearPolitics.com, 12-4-13, and HotAir.com, 12-4-13. It was reprinted in the State College Centre Daily Times, 12-5- 13, the Memphis Commercial Appeal, 12-7-13 and the Billings Gazette, 12-9-13)
The hidden immigration revolution The Weekly Wonk, 10-31-13
Immigration reform would help GOP CNN, 10-21-13
Path to legal status – better than walking away empty-handed Orange County Register, 10-10-13
US Economic Competitiveness At Risk: A Midwest Call to Action on Immigration Reform The Chicago Council Immigration Task Force report, 2013
How Obama can win GOP trust on immigration CNN, 8-14-13
What’s next for immigration reform? New America Foundation, 7-25-13
Immigration reform: It’s alive! Los Angeles Times, 7-18-13 (This article was reprinted in the Dallas Morning News, 7-22-13 and the Yakima Herald-Republic, 7-21-13)
Guest workers are the best border security Wall Street Journal, 6-11-13
Gang of Eight immigration bill hits a legislative sweet spot US News & World Report, 4-18-13
Ganging up for reform New America Foundation, 4-18-13
Will the U.S. overhaul the immigration system? Latin American Advisor, 2-11-13
Senate plan has essential outline for immigration reform U.S. News & World Report, 1-29-13
Key to immigration reform: worker visas CNN, 1-28-13
Romney crosses the immigration divide Los Angeles Times, 9-22-12 (This article was reprinted in the Akron Beacon Journal, 9-26-12)
How significant is Obama’s executive order? Latin American Advisor, 7-2-12
Immigration after the SB 1070 ruling Los Angeles Times, 6-25-12
(This article was reprinted in the Baltimore Sun, 7-1-12, Las Vegas Sun, 6- 27-12, Lawrence-Journal World, 6-27-12, The Times Herald, 6-27-12 and the Appleton Post Crescent, 6-26-12)
A changing national mood on immigration? CNN, 6-25-15
Obama’s executive order is good news, but not the solution U.S. News & World Report, 6-19-12
The U.S. must attract and retain global talent to stay competitive U.S. News & World Report, 5-25-12
Why we still like Ike Zocalo Public Square, 5-8-12
The Supreme Court’s duty on Arizona immigration law New York Daily News, 4-26-12
Surprising elements of the Supreme Court arguments New America Foundation, 4-26-12
What if justices let states make immigration policy? CNN, 4-24-1
Supreme Court shouldn’t be making immigration policy U.S. News & World Report, 4-23-12
Let states experiment New York Times, 4-22-12
How Romney could win over Latinos Los Angeles Times, 4-18-12
Imagine a Congress that can do great things CNN, 3-14-12
Does the U.S. need illegal immigrants? The New York Times Upfront, 3-12-12
Most immigrants create jobs U.S. News & World Report12-28-11
Congress’ small step toward immigration reform Los Angeles Times, 12-7-11 (This article was reprinted in the Miami Herald, 12-8-11, the Arizona Daily Sun, 12-9-11St. Paul Pioneer Press, 12-9-11)
Newt Gingrich faces the facts of immigration U.S. News & World Report, 11-30-11
The tide starts to turn Texas GOP Vote, 11-9-11
Where is the immigration debate in the U.S. headed? Latin America Advisor, 10-28-11
Even state immigration laws have to face reality CNN, 10-17-11
A price tag in the billions New York Times, 8-17-11
The power of the powerless Online Review at The New Republic, 8-10-11
Pulitzer Prize winner’s illegal immigrant story exposes tragedy of U.S. policy New York Daily News, 6-26-11
Miracle of Missionary Ridge Zocalo Public Square, 6-16-11
Can we break immigration stalemate? CNN, 5-12-11
The Mixed Welcome An Online Review at The New Republic, 4-4-11
Immigration refom: The Utah path Los Angeles Times, 3-25-11 (This article was reprinted in the Utah Standard-Examiner3-28-11The Oregonian3-29-11 and The Colorado Independent3-29-11)
Germany’s immigration dilemma Foreign Affairs, March/April 2011
Immigration reform and U.S. economic performance Council on Foreign Relations, 3-14-11
Immigration Alienation Nexus, Zocalo Public Square, 2-27-11 (This article was reprinted in The Berlin Journal, 5-31-11)
Vying for credit with Latino voters Room for Debate, NYTimes.com, 12-09-10
Lost in Juárez Sunday Book Review, New York Times, 11-5-10
Immigration reform is still doable CNN, 11-4-10
What it means to be an immigration country Der Tagesspiegel, 9-10-10
We’re all Arizonans now – the fallout from SB 1070 Berkeley Review of Latin American Studies, Spring-Summer 2010
Political fool’s gold Room for DebateNYTimes.com, 8-17-10
The economy needs a rational immigration system The Everette Herald, 8-14-10
Reformers should listen to Arizona CNN, 7-28-10
Inspiring immigration speech. Now what? The Houston Chronicle, 7-01-10
Can Obama close divide on immigration? CNN, 6-30-10
Arizona’s immigration law: Washington should stay out of it Los Angeles Times, 6-21-10 (This article was reprinted in The Dallas Morning News, 6-22-10 and The Arizona Republic, 06-24-10, among other local and regional newspapers)
What’s behind Rand Paul’s confusion CNN, 5-24-10
Immigration’s Birmingham Room for DebateNYTimes.com, 4-26-10
Immigration Reform or Just Politics? The Washington Post, 4-23-10 (This article was reprinted in The Arizona Republic, 04-27-10, and The Minneapolis Star-Tribune, 04-27-10among other local and regional newspapers)
New Heartland Voices On Immigration Dallas Morning News, 3-18-10
Come Together, Right Now, Over Immigration Reform Los Angeles Times, 2-10-10 (This article was reprinted in The Dallas Morning News, 02-11-10)
Why ‘Legalization Only’ Won’t Fly The Washington Post, 7-21-09 (This article was reprinted in The Arizona Republic, 07-23-09, among other local and regional newspapers)
The Organic Market Forbes, 7-13-09
The Immigration Debate, Again Los Angeles Times, 5-07-09
Siblings Divided By Immigration Laws  Room for DebateNYTimes.com, 4-27-09
Immigrant Children In Legal Limbo  Room for DebateNYTimes.com, 4-22-09
Good First Move, Obama Forbes Magazine, 4-16-09
Legal Immigrants Forbes Magazine, 4-13-09
Not Another Generation Americas Quarterly, Summer 2008
A Bitter Tide Begins to Ebb Berkeley Review of Latin American Studies, Spring 2008
Restaurateurs Can’t Afford to Sit Out the Battle As State Legislators Crack Down On Immigration National Restaurant Journal, 3-24-08
Immigration Bomb is Dud Arizona Republic, 2-3-08
Immigration Is Not Black and White Dallas Morning News, 1-7-08
Is Anyone Listening? Los Angeles Times, 1-2-08
Moving Forward The Reform Institute, December 2007
California Without a Mexican Los Angeles Times, 8-25-07
Assimilation Keys New York Post, 7-08-07
The Fearmongers Win Again New York Daily News, 7-01-07
Immigration: Status Quo = Hell New York Post, 6-18-07
Like It Or Not, It’s Time to the Act Arizona Republic, 6-6-07
A Good Compromise For Democracy Los Angeles Times, 5-29-07
Immigration’s Future Washington Post, 5-23-07 (This piece also appears on RealClearPolitics.com, 05-23-07, and was reprinted in the Dallas Morning News, 05-28-07 and in The Miami Herald, 05-30-07)
A Long-awaited and Welcome Moment The Orange County Register, 5-20-07 (This article was reprinted in the Philadelphia Inquirer, 05-23-07)
Meeting Our Immigration Needs Real Clear Politics, 5-14-07 (This article originally appeared in the Los Angeles Times05-10-07)
The American Way on Immigration, or Germany’s? Washington Post, 5-11-07
‘Temporary Is Temporary’ Won’t Work For All Immigrants Los Angeles Times, 5-10-07
Immigration Countdown Wall Street Journal, 4-20-07
Hold the Emotions: A Rational Approach to Immigration Mexicans and Americans Thinking Together, March 2007
Immigration Debate, A week-long debate featuring Tamar Jacoby, Los Angeles Times, February 19-23, 2007
Immigration Reform: What to Expect in 2007  Grantmakers Concerned with Immigrants and Refugees Policy Update, January 2007
The System Is the Problem Washington Post, 12-15-06 (This article also appeared on RealClearPolitics.com, 12-15-06)
A Wedge Too Far The Weekly Standard, 11-20-06
GOP Can’t Lose Latinos Los Angeles Times, 11-17-06 (Also appeared at the Hispanic American Center for Economic Research)
Immigration Nation Foreign Affairs, November/December 2006
Let’s Restart the Political Discussion Los Angeles Times, 10-11-06
Inmigración: Entre El Pragmatismo y El Control Foreign Affairs en Español, October 2006
Real Immigration Reform Will Vault Over Border Fence New York Daily News, 10-1-06
Immigration Realism By Tamar Jacoby and Cesar V. Conda, National Review Online, 8-2-06
Amnesty Is Not a Four-Letter Word Los Angeles Times, 7-30-06
On Immigration, Liberalize to Crack Down Washington Post, 7-16-06
Let’s Get A Border Deal Done Washington Post, 7-1-06
What to Do on Immigration Council on Foreign Relations, 6-20-06
House Hard-Liners Have No Plan for Illegal Immigrants Already Here Orange County Register, 6-18-06
Immigration Reform: The Challenges Ahead Ripon Forum, June/July 2006
Coming to America Washington Post, 5-28-06
Immigration-reform Essentials Still Intact Orange County Register, 5-23-06
GOP Border Two-Step New York Post, 4-28-06
Illegal Immigration: A Border is Crossed Orange County Register, 4-16-06
A Tough Border Bill, With a Heart Los Angeles Times, 4-8-06
We Should Provide Workers a Lawful Option San Diego Union-Tribune, 4-2-06
Commentary Marketplace, 3-28-06
‘Guest Workers’ Won’t Work The Washington Post, 3-26-06
Bitter Sweet Spot The Wall Street Journal, 3-15-06
The Immigration Temptation Weekly Standard, 1-23-06
Hard-liners Don’t Speak For GOP By Tamar Jacoby and Grover Norquist, (originally appeared in The Miami Herald), 12-19-05
Trying Again to Fix Immigration The San Diego Union-Tribune, 12-4-05
Borderline Public Policy The Washington Post, 12-1-05
Bush Proposals Could Result in Sensible Immigration Policy NPR Morning Edition, 11-30-05
Kiss the Melting Pot Goodbye Wall Street Journal, 11-19-05
Border Battles New York Post, 10-24-05
The GOP’s Border War Los Angeles Times, 10-16-05
Debating Immigration National Review, 10-10-05
Immigration Fix Is Going to Take All of Us Arizona Republic, 8-28-05
Bordering on a Policy The Weekly Standard, 8-15-05 to 8-22-05
A Law That Means Business Los Angeles Times, 7-12-05
Getting Beyond the ‘A-Word’ Wall Street Journal, 6-20-05
They Should All Be Legal Daily News, 5-1-05
Even Mollycoddlers Now Are Ready to Slap On the Cuffs Los Angeles Times, 5-1-05
Let’s Put This ID Plan to Work Washington Post, 4-3-05
Law and Borders: The Conservative Case for Bush’s Immigration Plan Weekly Standard, 2-28-05
Winning the Border Battle New York Post, 12-9-04
Bush’s Immigration Gamble Los Angeles Times, 11-24-04 (reprinted in the Boston Globe 11/28/04)
The Message of Proposition 200 RealClear Politics, 11-16-04
(This article is a reprint from the Washington Post 11/14/04)
A Line Has Been Drawn in the Arizona Sand Washington Post, 11-14-04
A Barrier To True Reforms Arizona Republic, 10-28-04
Flawed Proposition Wall Street Journal, 9-14-04
Border Battles New York Post, 8-29-04
Anti-Immigrant Fever in Arizona Los Angeles Times, 7-12-04
About Those Huddled Masses Wall Street Journal, 6-24-04
What Once Was a Road New York Sun, 6-9-04
On the Border, A Saner Plan Washington Post, 6-6-04
Review of Samuel Huntington’s “Who Are We?” Rainbow’s End: A Renowned Student of America’s Maladies Detects a New Threat to Our Identity Washington Post, 5-16-04
Getting Immigration Right New York Post, 3-26-04 previously printed in the Los Angeles Times
An Unlikely Immigration Champion Los Angeles Times, 3-23-04
The Myth of the Falling Sky Los Angeles Times, 3-14-04
Why We Can’t Stop Illegal Immigration The New Republic, 1-26-04
Bowing To Reality On Migrant Labor New York Post, 1-13-04
America as a Beacon: The Bush Immigration Plan is Reaganesque in its Optimism Wall Street Journal, 1-12-04
For the GOP, Immigration Carries a Lot of Baggage The Washington Post, 12-21-03
Lift Shadow From Illegal Immigrants Observers on the right and left agree the migration status quo isn’t workingLos Angeles Times, 10-15-03
Make Citizenship Oath Relevant, User-friendly Miami Herald, 9-26-03
The Mexican Connection: How New York Stands to Gain New York Sun, 9-11-03
The Mexican Connection: Bilateral Bounty for U.S., Mexico New York Sun, 9-10-03
Tale of Two Places: Web of Ties Binds N.Y.C., Mexico Town Waiting by The Phones New York Sun, 9-9-03
Coming to America: Rural Mexicans Flock to New York New York Sun, 9-8-03
Glad You Could Join Us New York Post, 7-4-03
Dealing with illegal immigrants should be a top priority of the war on terror.
Round I 2-12-03 | Round II 2-13-03 | Round III 2-14-03
Tamar Jacoby and Mark Krikorian, NRO Debates
A Flame of Hope for Mexican New York New York Sun, 12-13-02
Republicans and Their Amigos The Weekly Standard, 11-25-02
‘Hola’ – Latinos Join With Labor Unions To Win It for Pataki New York Sun, 11-6-02
A Voting Bloc Without a Party New York Times, 10-28-02
The Rainbow Myth New York Sun, 10-9-02
Immigration Reform and National Security New York Times, 9-16-02
Hispanic Leadership Out of Touch New York Sun, 8-6-02
How To Turn More Immigrants Into Americans New York Sun, 7-3-02
Moving Beyond Borders Financial Times, 6-21-02
New York City’s Immigrants Speak English New York Sun, 6-4-02
NYPD in Serious Quandary As War Is Brought Home New York Sun, 4-30-02
A Nation of Immigrants Wall Street Journal, 4-29-02
A Surprise, but not a Success The Atlantic Monthly, May 2002
Too Many Immigrants? Commentary, April 2002
Don’t Slam the Door How immigrants keep this country rolling Reader’s Digest, 3-02
Distinguishing Terrorists from Busboys  How to think about immigration Weekly Standard, 1-28-02
The Immigrant Second Generation New Democrats Online, 1-22-02
Taste—Houses of Worship: The Other Islam Wall Street Journal, 11-9-01
For Safer Borders: We Don’t Need To Close ‘Em New York Post, 10-25-01
Mixology Review by Tamar Jacoby of The New Americans: How the Melting Pot Can Work Again, by Michael Barone National Review, 6-11-01
An End to Counting by Race? Commentary, 6-01
What’s Right, What’s Wrong, What’s Missing Los Angeles Times, 4-29-01
Bush’s Race Opportunity The Weekly Standard, 2-5-01
Lindsay’s Compassion Did Not Help Newsday, 1-17-01
Second-Generation Question Mark The American Enterpise, December 2000
Voters and Victims: How blacks lost—no matter what National Review, 12-4-00
In Asian America Commentary, 7/8-00
The Logic of Differences The Wall Street Journal, 5-4-00
Census? Ethnic Emphasis Outrageous Newsday, 3-30-00
The African American absence in high tech The New Republic, 3-29-99
Restoring Trust is a Two-Way Street New York Post, 2-28-00
Meet the Power behind Segregated Television The New Republic, 1-19-00
Why the ‘R-Word’ Still Stings The Wall Street Journal, 11-1-99
Growing the Inner City? (by Tamar Jacoby and Fred Siegel) The New Republic, 8-23-99
Beyond Busing The Wall Street Journal, 7-21-99
Diallo’s Death and The Costs of Protest The Washington Post, 4-18-99
Whatever Became of Integration The Washington Post, 6-28-98
Mandate For Anarchy The New Democrat, 5-1-98
Divided We Stand: The Million Man March and the Culture That Made it Possible The New Democrat, 7/8-96

CO-AUTHORED

Conservatives: We must band together on immigration bill Co-authored by 25 scholars including Tamar Jacoby, The Dallas Morning News, 6-5-07
Pass immigration reform, Texas CEO op-ed and Texas business is right: Reform is the answer, editorial, The Dallas Morning News, 8-28-06
Enforcement isn’t enoughWall Street Journal, 7-10-06
Conservative statement of principles on immigration Wall Street Journal, 2-4-06
Roll call immigration reform ad July 2005
A conservative manifesto for solving border woes The Arizona Republic, 8-15-04

SPEECHES

Why naturalization matters to the economy George W. Bush Presidential Center, 7-10-13
St. Louis immigration forum Chicago Council on Global Affairs, 8-17-12 (Also presented in Des Moines, IA 8-20-12, Fargo, ND, 8-21-12, Minneapolis, MN 8-22-12, West Lafayette, IN 8-28-12)
The Latino election New America Foundation, 7-9-12
Some Good News on Immigration CATO Institute, 4-27-12
Still a Nation of Immigrants? Seminars at Steamboat, 8-21-11
Immigrants in the United States: How Well are They Integrating into Society? Merage Foundation, 6-14-11
Can the United States remain united? Center for Social Cohesion, 6-13-11
The Role of States in Immigration Enforcement and Policymaking Migration Policy Institute, 4-26-11
What it Means to be an Immigration Country The American Academy in Berlin, 12-16-10
Europe and the American Dream Heinrich Böll Foundation, 10-27-10
Immigration, Jobs, and the Economy The Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars, 6-08-10
Arizona Immigration Law Independent Women’s Forum, 5-20-10
Politics and Policy: What to Expect from the Immigration Debate New Democrat Network, 8-4-09
Intelligent Immigration Reform: A Real-World Legislative Approach (pt 1) The New School, New York, NY, 4-23-09
Intelligent Immigration Reform: A Real-World Legislative Approach (pt 2) The New School, New York, NY, 4-23-09
Intelligent Immigration Reform: A Real-World Legislative Approach (pt 3) The New School, New York, NY, 4-23-09
Immigration Reform: Politics and Prospects AEI Bradley Lecture, Washington, DC, 1-10-05
A Roadmap and Tools: Helping Immigrants Become Americans Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago, Chicago, IL, 4-15-04
Immigrant Integration: the American Experience Stockholm Network Conference, a consortium of European think tanks, Madrid, Spain, June 2002
Comprehensive Immigration Reform (Youtube) Sen. Kay Bailey Hutchison, 06-27-07

SELECTED MEDIA

Tamar Jacoby explains what Trump’s travel ban means for tourism, travel industries CGTN, 3-6-17
Tamar Jacoby – Trump’s turnaround on immigration The Drew Mariani Show, 3-1-17
Building a wall, foreign workers, and what’s really possible PBS American Forum, 2-22-17
Tamar Jacoby talks about the economics of immigration CGTN, 2-22-17
Are we still a ‘land of immigrants? Indivisible, 2-2-17
Fees for filing immigration documents going up Marketplace, 12-23-16 
Does the U.S. need more immigrant workers? Marketplace, 7-9-15
Tamar Jacoby discusses the need for a sensible GOP immigration stance in 2016 The Larry Kudlow Show, 5-9-15
Interview with Ed Berliner Newsmax TV’s MidPoint, 2-26-15
Acción executiva de Obama en inmigración sería extensa Noticiero Telemundo, 8-18-14
Tamar Jacoby discusses the immigration middle ground The Larry Kudlow Show, 8-16-14
Tamar Jacoby on the U.S. border crisis CNBC, 6-20-14
Debating immigration reform Bloggingheads.tv’s The Good Fight, 2-7-14
Stalled immigration reform moving again, but success still uncertain Cronkite NewsWatch, 2-5-14
Will 2014 yield immigration reform? PBS NewsHour, 12-23-13
Immigration: The standstill on Capitol Hill PostTV, 12-10-13
Immigration reform may have lost momentum after shutdown Here and Now, 10-23-13
Is America ready for immigration reform? Malcolm Out Loud, 8-13-13
The price tag on immigration Washington Post, 7-29-13
A different kind of border security Minnesota Public Radio, 6-17-13
Senate immigration bill Newsmax, 6-3-13
How will immigration reform impact the economy Bloomberg, 4-8-13
Immigration legislation Bloomberg, 2-13-13
New immigration rule will limit family separation CNBC’s Kudlow Report, 1-4-13
Prospects for immigration reform Wall Street Journal, 11-15-12
Immigrants help U.S. economy Bloomberg, 8-14-12
Supreme Court tackles state immigration policy The Diane Rehm Show, 4-24-12
DREAM Act 2.0 Wall Street Journal, 4-10-12
Alabama and the immigration debate Wall Street Journal, 8-30-11
Tamar Jacoby, JD Hayworth discuss immigration reform CNBC’s Kudlow Report, 5-11-11
Debate: Don’t give us your tired, your poor, your huddled masses Intelligence Squared, 5-3-11
Tamar Jacoby Discusses “What It Means to Be an Immigration Country” Transatlantischer Mittwoch, 11-18-10
Washington Journal C-SPAN, 7-25-09
Immigration Reform Back on the Agenda The Takeaway, 6-3-09
Fixing Immigration Part 1 and Part 2 Think Tank with Ben WattenbergPBS, 07-28-07
Talk of the Nation NPR, 6-10-07

BOOKS

Reinventing the Melting Pot: The New Immigrants and What It Means to Be American (Basic Books, 2004)
Someone Else’s House: America’s Unfinished Struggle for Integration (The Free Press, June 1998)