Nation Of Immigrators

Nation Of Immigrators

A public policy blog on America's dysfunctional immigration system

Monthly Archives: September 2008

Why Not Use Immigration to Ease the Financial Crisis?

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Bloomberg.com has posted a scary article on how America’s growing financial crisis might lower our nation’s appeal as a world financial center and repository of foreign investments. In a strange coincidence, Wall St. Journal immigration reporter, Miriam Jordan, reported today on the global relocation of people seeking a better, more prosperous life. Her article (“With … Continue Reading

USCIS’s Word Is NOT Its Bond

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There’s little wonder why confidence in government is at a low point. In a recent AAO decision, USCIS went out of its way to say that the public and the immigration bar should not be lulled into deceiving themselves that the agency will stand behind its public pronouncements: [T]he legacy INS comments in the supplemental … Continue Reading

“Conscience” May Thaw ICE-Cold Immigration Raids Strategy

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The Bishop of Providence Rhode Island, Thomas J. Tobin, and 15 pastors in his diocese may have hit upon a divinely-inspired strategy to prod the Bush Administration, in the sunset of its reign, into putting the kibosh on its aggressive immigration-raids enforcement policies. The strategy is conscientious objection, a principle that the Administration just endorsed … Continue Reading