Nation Of Immigrators

Nation Of Immigrators

A public policy blog on America's dysfunctional immigration system

Monthly Archives: March 2010

A Cautionary Immigration Tale: The Senators’ Grand, Failed Bargain

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In the act of passing massive and historic health care legislation (America’s Affordable Health Choices Act of 2009, as reconciled by the Health Care and Education Reconciliation Act of 2010), U.S. senators, in Congress assembled, took time, appropriately, to honor in silence one of universal health care’s fallen champions, Ted Kennedy. The prior weekend, while … Continue Reading

Follow the Immigration Money — Once More with Feeling

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The Great Depression profoundly affected the psyche of the American people, just as today’s Great Recession spawns untold emotional harm that will last for generations. Like a toxic seed, the Depression planted itself deeply into the emotional minds of those who lived through it, only to be transmitted from generation to generation, as parents told … Continue Reading

Waiting for Barack: Unwavering Commitment but No Timeline on Immigration Reform

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As spring approaches, Washington DC’s Kabuki Theatre plans a new production. A mash-up of Kafka and Beckett, “Waiting for Barack” will begin with a casting call on March 21 as thousands of would-be thespians, consisting mainly of immigration reform activists, are expected to descend on Capitol Hill, harboring dreams of a lead role in what … Continue Reading