President and CEO, Immigration Works USA, Immigration Works USA, New York

Bosch Fellow in Public Policy - Class of Fall 2010


Tamar Jacoby is a leading advocate for immigration reform and a nationally known journalist. She was a senior writer and justice editor for Newsweek, deputy editor of the New York Times op-ed page, and a senior fellow at the Manhattan Institute. Jacoby is author of Someone Else’s House: America’s Unfinished Struggle for Integration (Basic Books, 2000), a detailed history of race relations between blacks and whites in the post-civil rights era, and editor of Reinventing the Melting Pot: The New Immigrants and What it Means to be American (Basic Books, 2004), a collection of essays about immigrant integration. Her articles have appeared in the New York Times, Wall Street Journal, Washington Post, and Foreign Affairs, among other publications.