Category Archives: Immigration

R.I.P. McInnes For Governor

It’s really unfortunate that it should come to this, but it looks like the self-sabatoge of the Scott McInnes campaign has led Tom Tancredo to consider jumping into the race. http://www.theatlanticwire.com/opinions/view/opinion/Should-Tom-Tancredo-Run-For-Colorado-Governor-4366 Someone who had a pretty decent record on immigration … Continue reading

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Obama Administration Defies Public Opinion

A headline I’m sure that you’re likely to encounter many times in the ensuing weeks, although perhaps not as bluntly limned. It turns out that most Americans support the right of states to maintain law and order within their boundaries, … Continue reading

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Culture Clash

Two news stories that have captured the public’s imagination, and which are interrelated, are the proposed construction of a mosque within sight of Ground Zero and the “burqa ban” which British immigration minister Damien Green has categorically ruled out because … Continue reading

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Immigration In Popular Culture

The eternal lure of migration and the appeal of the immigrant story writ large is something that Hollywood knows how to exploit with some degree of panache. American popular culture is filled with stories of exile and struggle and the … Continue reading

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Oz

One thing I hope to accomplish with this blog-despite its admittedly modest ambitions-is to broaden the debate about immigration, which is indeed a global, not a national, or even regional, problem. Of course, many of the same forces that are … Continue reading

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Genuine Liberalism

One of the labels that the immigration reform movement often gets tagged with by our opponents-other than “racist” or “xenophobe”-is “right wing.” The reason being that most of the prominent leaders in the campaign to alter the current status quo … Continue reading

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In Their Own Words

BLITZER: So if people want to come from Guatemala or Honduras or El Salvador or Nicaragua, they want to just come into Mexico, they can just walk in? CALDERON: No. They need to fulfill a form. They need to establish … Continue reading

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