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Linda Chavez

Linda Chavez is one of the chairmen for the Center for Equal Opportunity, a syndicated columnist, 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.


Articles by Linda Chavez

May 22, 2020 5:42 am

Liberate Naturalization Ceremonies!

While many immigrants are on the front lines of the fight against COVID-19, for thousands, the path to citizenship has been unnecessarily obstructed.
Linda Chavez
April 30, 2020 8:31 am

We Need to Protect Our Meat-Processing Workers

The new Trump executive order on the meat industry puts both workers and the companies they work for at risk.
Linda Chavez
April 22, 2020 5:24 am

Trump’s Immigration Ban Is a Self-Defeating Distraction

The announcement is legally and substantively dubious, and if it amounts to anything, it will harm the country.
Linda Chavez
March 28, 2020 5:22 am

For Trump, COVID-19 Is Another Excuse to Limit Immigration

This isn’t the first time fears of disease have caused self-defeating, restrictionist panic
Linda Chavez
January 28, 2020 5:31 am

Trump’s New Rules About “Birth Tourism” Are Really an Attack on Birthright Citizenship

The nativists are letting their nativism show.
Linda Chavez
January 14, 2020 1:11 pm

There’s a Soleimani Trap Waiting for Democrats at the Iowa Debate

Some of the Democratic reactions to the killing of Qasem Soleimani is playing into the hands of Donald Trump…
Linda Chavez
December 5, 2019 5:44 am

America Needs a DACA Deal

It’s the right thing to do for the ‘Dreamers’—and for the economy.
Linda Chavez
October 2, 2019 11:12 am

This Is Not the Time to Remain Silent

We need more officials acting like Kurt Volker and Masha Yovanovitch, and fewer acting like Mick Mulvaney and Bill Barr.
Linda Chavez
August 26, 2019 5:20 am

Trump’s Animus Toward Immigrants Now Threatens the Constitution

And it looks a lot like ethnic cleansing.
Linda Chavez
August 9, 2019 10:31 am

When Humans Are Seen As Pollutants

The El Paso shooter highlights the nexus between immigration restriction and radical environmentalism.
Linda Chavez