Illegal Migration into the United States has all but stopped, and not entirely for the reasons you may think. It is not just because the United States has put unprecedented levels of resources along the border.
America's seniors, business leaders, and elected officials simply do not see themselves in the faces of today's young. This signals less obligation and commitment to the kinds of programs and resources that provide a boost for the next generation.
If it's proven that the intercepted human smuggling ship was not coming to Canada, Jason Kenney can say he never said it was. If it's proven it was en route to our shores he can say I told you so. I believe the minister was simply piggy-backing on a media story to press his political agenda.
If you believe undocumented Mexican migration is a problem, and that the reason most undocumented migrants come is to work, then you understand the way to address this is to help Mexico with its economy and its own unemployment problem.
Mo Brooks' rhetoric demonstrates what is already clear about Arizona-style bills -- they do not intend to find workable solutions to immigration. Rather, they force immigrants to live in fear, and perpetuate discrimination and intolerance.
I have seen students study hard, do well in school and go on to graduate. But with diplomas in hand and caps in the air, some of these teens have their hopes dashed for no fault of their own when they do not have proper legal documentation to apply to college.
If we focused on financially penalizing businesses that employed illegal immigrants, instead of punishing the immigrants themselves, we might diminish the demand for jobs of which there is a seemingly never ending supply.
Movie Critic, ReThinkReviews.net, Pacifica Radio, the Young Turks & What the Flick?!
If you had just directed a movie that went on to gross over $700 million worldwide, what would you direct next? Director Chris Weitz chose to make a small movie from a screenplay that had been languishing for over 20 years.
In Georgia, farmers are finding it nearly impossible to replace the immigrant workers who are fleeing the state in fear of a draconian piece of legislation that mirrors provisions of Arizona's controversial SB 1070.
Co-Director for Programs, National Queer Asian Pacific Islander Alliance
Jose Vargas' essay is a defiant narrative of one man who seeks to live his life in all its complexity, with the same rights and responsibilities as his friend who doesn't have to worry about the authenticity of his identification forms.