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Linda Chavez

Linda Chavez is a senior fellow at the National Immigration Forum and one of the chairmen for the Center for Equal Opportunity. She has written for The Wall Street Journal, The Washington Post, The New Republic, Commentary, and Reader’s Digest, and has served on two Fortune 500 company boards. She authored Out of the Barrio: Toward a New Politics of Hispanic Assimilation, discussing the timeline of Hispanic progress regarding bilingual education, voting rights, immigration, and affirmative action. Chavez served in the Reagan administration as the Director of the Office of Public Liaison, making her the highest-ranking woman in President Reagan’s White House. In 2000, the Library of Congress named Chavez a Living Legend. Her views are her own and do not necessarily reflect those of any organization.

Articles by Linda Chavez (page 1)

March 3, 2023 5:30 am

Why We Have a Child Labor Problem

We lack the procedures, resources, and political will to protect immigrant children.
Linda Chavez
January 23, 2023 5:30 am

Biden’s New Immigration Plan Is Just a Band-Aid

The real solution to our immigration problem will have to come from Congress.
Linda Chavez
October 22, 2022 3:35 pm

About Those Anti-Immigration Ads Airing During the MLB Playoffs

The Trumpist group behind the ads wants to provoke alarm. Here are the facts.
Linda Chavez
September 20, 2022 5:30 am

The Cruelty and Dishonesty of the DeSantis Immigration Stunt

Especially galling: The men and women he used as props are in the U.S. legally.
Linda Chavez
August 16, 2022 5:30 am

Afghan Refugees in the U.S. Need Help

A bipartisan bill will get them out of legal limbo, remove the looming threat of deportation, and create a path…
Linda Chavez
April 14, 2022 5:30 am

More Immigration, Less Inflation

Democrats have the opportunity to solve one problem with another.
Linda Chavez
April 11, 2022 5:30 am

Orbán and the Appeal of Illiberalism

Not just in Hungary.
Linda Chavez
March 21, 2022 5:30 am

Why Russian Propagandists Love Fox News

“It is so appalling what is taking place on Fox.”
Linda Chavez
January 4, 2022 5:30 am

Biden Can Take Bold Steps for Dreamers in 2022

A general amnesty—or even the threat of one—could do right by the Dreamers and maybe force a legislative compromise.
Linda Chavez
September 29, 2021 5:30 am

The Haitian Migrant Crisis Isn’t Over

The decades-long story of Haitian immigrants is just another part of our broken immigration system.
Linda Chavez