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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

December 10, 2020 5:30 am

The “Intellectual” Right’s Assault on Democracy

Politicians have constituents to please, but what about the “thinkers” of the Trumpist right?
Linda Chavez
October 30, 2020 5:22 am

Cleaning Up Trump’s Immigration Mess

Reuniting children with their families, if it’s even possible, is just the first step in repairing the immigration system, which will prove critical to continued growth.
Linda Chavez
September 24, 2020 5:28 am

Resurrecting the Refugee Resettlement Program

While we were distracted, President Trump succeeded in effectively pausing the important strategic and humanitarian program.
Linda Chavez
August 15, 2020 5:30 am

Natural Born Citizens

Kamala Harris isn’t the face of America’s future but its present — and that terrifies the president’s pseudo-intellectual backers.
Linda Chavez
June 18, 2020 6:00 pm

Trump’s Ineptitude Saved DACA … for Now

The Supreme Court gave Dreamers more time, but it’s still up to Congress to find a permanent reform.
Linda Chavez
June 3, 2020 5:37 am

Trump Should Put Down the Bible, Open It, and Read

Trump may wave a Bible in front of a church, but his entire life is a repudiation of the Gospels.
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