Recognizing that all families deserve a future that embraces diversity and equal access to the American dream, ADL has supported fair and humane immigration policies since its founding in 1913. In June ADL applauded the Senate’s passage of a comprehensive immigration reform bill, calling it “a very important step” towards fixing the nation’s broken immigration system. Join ADL in asking the House to pass comprehensive immigration reform that reflects our values as a nation of immigrants.
In the past two years, the anti-immigrant movement's tactics at the state level changed from working with legislators to draft anti-immigrant legislation, to trying to stop and overturn pro-immigrant legislation.
Activists involved with the Santa Barbara-based anti-immigrant group Californians for Population Stabilization (CAPS) have recently established a new group, Scientists and Environmentalists for Population Stabilization (SEPS).
As the issue of immigration continues to receive a lot of attention both on Capitol Hill and in the media, extremist groups are attempting to use it to attract attention and, ultimately, more followers to their cause. Through rallies, flier distributions and other activities, extremists hope to capitalize on this hot-button issue.