Nation Of Immigrators

Nation Of Immigrators

A public policy blog on America's dysfunctional immigration system

Monthly Archives: October 2008

Immigration Mission Creep and the Flawed H-1B Report on Fraud and Abuse

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There is a troubling development in the land of immigration. The lessons of history have been forgotten. The immigration bureaucrats, immigration enforcement officials, and collusive politicians have been engaged in mischief, and a gullible media swallow the Kool-Aid. The public is then misled. What’s behind these bold assertions?

For the full story, see the long version of an article (Immigration … Continue Reading

Malign Neglect: Plumbing the Silence on Immigration

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The final presidential debate is now history. An allegedly unlicensed (illegal?) plumber nicknamed Joe (whose real name is Sam) received top billing, having been mentioned over 25 times in the 90-minute encounter. Less than a week ago debate moderator, Bob Schieffer of CBS, hinted that immigration — a topic missing in action in the first two presidential debates … Continue Reading

Out-Bidening Biden: Pelosi’s Impolitic Immigration “Insights”

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Sen. Barack Obama recently chided his running mate, Joe Biden, for engaging in “rhetorical flourishes” after the Delaware Democrat predicted that hostile foreign elements would test the mettle of a President Obama in the first six months of his term. Speaker of the House, Nancy Pelosi, should receive a similar upbraiding for the ill-considered remarks she made to the Associated … Continue Reading

Veep Debate: The Sounds of Silence on Immigration

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As political theatre, the Vice Presidential debate was so-so entertaining but sorely lacking on a critical issue of public policy. There was a “shout out” to third graders and a salute to the Joe Sixpacks and Hockey Moms of America from Gov. Palin, a politician who seems never to have uttered the word “immigration” from Wasilla to Anchorage to the … Continue Reading