Kevin J. A. Thomas (PSU): What Explains the Increasing Trend in African Emigration to the U.S.? Andrea Hetling and Michael Greenberg (Rutgers): In Our Backyards: Regional Influences on Public Opinion of Immigration. Steven W. Bender (Seattle): Faces of Immigration Reform. From Cato Journal, is immigration good for America? A special issue. From The Social Contract, a special issue on America Transformed: The Destructive Legacy of Reagan's 1986 Amnesty. From Bad Subjects, a special issue on the acts of state-sponsored biopower in the Arizona-Mexico borderlands. The American "war" you haven’t heard of: An increasing number of “concerned citizens” are preparing to do battle at the U.S. border with Mexico. An interview with Jennifer Lee, co-author of The Diversity Paradox: Immigration and the Color Line in Twenty-First Century America. A look at how language fits into the immigration issue. The introduction to Foreign Relations: American Immigration in Global Perspective by Donna R. Gabaccia. Will no one fix America’s insane immigration system? A multidisciplinary look at the hot-button issue of immigration as it is today and may be tomorrow.