Nation Of Immigrators

Nation Of Immigrators

A public policy blog on America's dysfunctional immigration system

Monthly Archives: June 2010

Rethinking Immigration: Investor Visa Categories Must Be Expanded

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From time immemorial, the world has been a dangerous place; no less so today. Those with the means and will have have always relocated to less threatening or merely more desirable locales. In today‚Äôs globalized and interconnected era, the European debt crisis, terrorism, declared and undeclared wars, restrictions on religious and political freedom, and the [&hellip… Continue Reading

Rethinking Immigration: The Visa Application Process

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It seems like ages since the federal government transformed the rules on when and how foreign citizens apply for visas to enter the United States. Actually, the most dramatic changes occurred in the summers of 2003 and 2004. In 2003, the government dramatically restricted the authority of American consular officers to waive the appearance of [&hellip… Continue Reading

The Sensible Middle Course on Immigration Reform

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As the nation viewed 24/7 live footage of oil decimating livelihoods and befouling our shores, I flew to Washington on Sunday to take a pulse reading on the prospects for immigration reform. En route, I read an Op-Ed piece by New York Times writer Frank Rich. One of my favorite columnists, Rich offered a spot-on [&hellip… Continue Reading

Guest Post: Building a Workable Immigration System: One Journeyman’s View

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[Blogger’s Note: It’s often beneficial to get a fresh perspective on a topic from someone with a special insight born of long experience. Here then is a thought-provoking take on what real reform of the immigration laws would require. Reader beware, however, that the following views may be considered controversial and are solely those of [&hellip… Continue Reading