None of the authors here at this blog have paid much attention to the horribly misnamed immigration reform initiative. Yeah, our government calls this thing immigration reform, but like the Affordable Healthcare Act – a.k.a Obamacare – had absolutely nothing to do with making healthcare affordable, good, or more accessible, this immigration reform isn’t about reforming the broken US immigration system as much as it is an attempt to reward some 11 million border jumping … Read more
Category Archive: Immigration
And it looks like Buzzfeed has done the deed. Say what you want about Romney, but the guy was dead on. I think all the lame asses that pilloried this man and called him out of touch need to line up to kiss his ass. From the piece:
Ten months after Mitt Romney shuffled off the national stage in defeat — consigned, many predicted, to a fate of instant irrelevance and permanent obscurity —
The Gang of Eight (I guess) release the outline of immigration reform today. Let’s go through it.
1. Create a tough but fair path to citizenship for unauthorized immigrants currently living in the United States that is contingent upon securing our borders and tracking whether legal immigrants have left the country when required;
Putting aside the proclamation, they propose increases in the border patrol and tracking entry and exit for visa holders. It will also … Read more
The court ruled that Arizona cannot make it a misdemeanor for immigrants to fail to carry identification that says whether they are in the United States legally; cannot make it a crime for undocumented immigrations to apply for a job; and cannot arrest someone based solely on the suspicion that the person is in this country illegally.
However, the court let stand the part of the law that requires police to
The Obama administration will stop deporting and begin granting work permits to younger illegal immigrants who came to the U.S. as children and have since led law-abiding lives. The election-year initiative addresses a top priority of an influential Latino electorate that has been vocal in its opposition to administration deportation policies.
The policy change, announced Friday by Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano, will affect as many as 800,000 immigrants who have lived in
Posted 8 days ago by LloydJHart (Vineyard Haven, MA)
Demand one: Restoration of the living wage. This demand can only be met by ending “Freetrade” by re-imposing trade tariffs on all imported goods entering the American market to level the playing field for domestic