Nation Of Immigrators

Nation Of Immigrators

A public policy blog on America's dysfunctional immigration system

Monthly Archives: June 2008

Fallen Patriot

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I lost a great friend this weekend, Steve Fischel, but America lost a patriot. Stunned and tearful as the news of his passing spread, I walked aimlessly through the Vancouver Convention Center last Saturday afternoon, realizing in awe how many AILA members likewise cherished a close friendship with him. Steve and I were to share … Continue Reading

DOL in a Tizzy over Perceived Immigration Fraud

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I’m clearing my desk to get ready for travel on Wednesday to Vancouver. That’s of course where the American Immigration Lawyers Association is holding its annual conference. One of the panels will be an open forum with the U.S. Department of Labor (DOL). As most in the immigration world know, the DOL is very concerned … Continue Reading

Follow the Yellow Brick Road to an Oz-Like System of Immigration “Justice”

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Americans are far more welcoming and warm-hearted than the reputedly cold-hearted Swiss, we like to believe. As the New York Times reports today, the Swiss people are set to vote on a ballot measure of dubious constitutionality that would let local citizens decide in secret and give no reason for rejecting a fellow townsperson’s application … Continue Reading