Gabriel Thompson

How the Right Made Racism Sound Fair--and Changed Immigration Politics

by Gabriel Thompson on Sep 13, 2011 9:33AM

GOP strategists have won the messaging war--and Democrats have conceded defeat. Gabriel Thompson tells the long, sad story of D.C.'s immigrant-bashing rhetoric.

Topics: Immigration

The Alabama Town Most Changed (and Saved) by Immigration

by Gabriel Thompson on Aug 25, 2011 9:06AM

From a distance--the perspective from which immigration is too often discussed--this small town seems like an apt illustration of why Alabama should crack down on immigrants. Up close, it's clear immigration is actually saving Russellville.

Topics: Alabama Immigration, Dispatches, Immigration

Unequal Protection

by Gabriel Thompson on Nov 2, 2007 12:00PM

Even with the change in administration and a drop in crime, the number of people killed each year by the NYPD remains steady.


The Next Frontier for Economic Justice

by Gabriel Thompson on Mar 21, 2006 12:00PM

With remittances to Mexico becoming a big business, immigrants begin to take a hard look at the companies that profit.