Monthly Archives: April 2010

The Immigration Enforcement Trap | The American Prospect

Jan Brewer of Arizona signed a draconian new immigration bill last week, immigration reform vaulted to the top of the progressive priority list. On Saturday, immigrant-rights demonstrators in nearly a hundred cities will call on the …

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Passions stirred on immigration, but Congress unlikely to act …

After watching Arizona adopt a controversial new immigration law, Laura Long of North Carolina thinks that the federal government should butt out and let other states write similar laws. However, Gaby Pacheco, a South Florida student …

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The 'Illegal Immigration' Issue Is Giving Me a Headache by Scott …

That “illegal immigration ” issue is back, and it’s giving me a headache. It is unfortunate that America has devolved since her Founding, one based on the ideas of private property and freedom of association and contract. …

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Thousands Expected At Dallas Immigration Rally – cbs11tv.com

Arizona’s tough new immigration law has re-ignited a nationwide controversy and prompted calls for an immigration reform rally in North Texas on Saturday. Organizers expect about 200000 protestors at the so-called ‘Mega March.

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Dems put forth immigration bill framework – Washington Times

Seeking one last effort to jump-start the immigration debate and having lost the backing of the one Republican who had been talking with them, Senate Democrats on …

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Dems put forth immigration bill framework – Washington Times

Seeking one last effort to jump-start the immigration debate and having lost the backing of the one Republican who had been talking with them, Senate Democrats on …

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Mormons and Catholics React to Arizona Immigration Law – News

Mormons on Opposite Sides in Immigration Fight No matter how much the LDS Church would like to remain neutral on the issue of illegal immigration , Mormon activists on opposite sides draw on their faith’s doctrines or practices to buoy …

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Creative Class » Blog Archive » Canada's Smart Immigration Edge …

2 Responses to “Canada’s Smart Immigration Edge”. Mike L. Says: April 30th, 2010 at 6:08 pm. Yes, RF, younger vs. older immigrants. Younger immigrants are looking for opportunity (USA). Older immigrants are looking for environment and …

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Will Masses Show to Protest Immigration Law? – Nightline's Daily Line

We’ll find out soon enough. It is the eve of what may be large scale marches in up to 70 cities tomorrow to protest Arizona’s new immigration law, SB 1070. Read the law in its entirety HERE. The main point…,Nightline’s Daily Line: …

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Hot Air » Rick Perry: No Arizona-style immigration law for Texas …

“For example, some aspects of the law turn law enforcement officers into immigration officials by requiring them to determine immigration status during any lawful contact with a suspected alien, taking them away from their existing law …

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Hot Air » Rick Perry: No Arizona-style immigration law for Texas …

“For example, some aspects of the law turn law enforcement officers into immigration officials by requiring them to determine immigration status during any lawful contact with a suspected alien, taking them away from their existing law …

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Matthew Yglesias » MLBPA: AZ Immigration Law “Could have a …

“The recent passage by Arizona of a new immigration law could have a negative impact on hundreds of Major League players who are citizens of countries other than the United States. These international players are very much a part of our …

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Michelle Malkin » Immigration: Tear it down, and they will leave

I hate that my country has turned a blind eye to illegal south-of-the-border “ immigration ” because of the cheap labor it provides. I hate that our elected officials want to offer amnesty to these same illegal aliens, when people trying …

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Register readers react to Arizona immigration law | law, illegal …

News: Register readers react to Arizona immigration law | law, illegal, immigration , rights, enforce, arizona, immigrants, country, racist, mexican.

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Matthew Yglesias » MLBPA: AZ Immigration Law “Could have a …

“The recent passage by Arizona of a new immigration law could have a negative impact on hundreds of Major League players who are citizens of countries other than the United States. These international players are very much a part of our …

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Obama kills immigration reform « Don Surber

From the Associated Press: “WASHINGTON – Immigration reform has become the first of President Barack Obama’s major priorities dropped from the agenda of an election-year Congress facing voter disillusionment. Sounding the death knell …

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Hot Air » AZ legislature “fixes” new immigration law

In the past days, some critics of the new Arizona immigration law have said that it will lead to Arizona becoming a police state. Many of the criticisms — some including the words Nazi and fascist — have been based on a general …

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Capitol Alert: Schwarzenegger: Arizona immigration law is 'a mess'

Schwarzenegger said the law, which requires safety officials to stop and request proof of citizenship of someone they believe is an illegal immigrant, is a result of “a shortcoming of the federal government” to act on immigration reform …

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» Illegal Immigration Is Human Trafficking. Why Don't Progressives …

Illegal immigration is human trafficking. People are taken advantage of, raped and even murdered as they are trafficked, and Progressives don’t seem to care. Why is that?? Why do they defend a system that encourages human trafficking? …

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Ricky Martin Speaks Out Against Anti-Immigration Law – Starpulse.com

Ricky Martin used his appearance at the Billboard Latin Music Awards on Thursday to voice his outrage over a tough new anti- immigration law in Arizona. The Livin’ La Vida Loca hit-maker is fuming o…

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Stumbling and Mumbling: EU and non-EU immigration

In last night’s debate, Nick Clegg asked David Cameron: Can you now tell me – am I right or wrong that 80% of people who come here come from the European Union, and your cap would make no difference to…

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The Jawa Report: Arizona's Immigration Law: Is Texas Next?

Debbie Riddle of Tomball defended her push to introduce a controversial immigration law in Texas similar to that of Arizona’s. Riddle has said she plans to introduce the measure in the January legislative session. …

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RAND | News Release | Enforcement of Federal Immigration Laws …

April 29, 2010 news release: Encouraging state and local law enforcement agencies to help enforce federal immigration laws could help identify out-of-status …

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Dems unveil plan for immigration reform that GOP calls 'cynical …

Republicans have accused Democrats of pushing immigration reform ahead of the midterm elections to wedge a gap between the party and Hispanics, knowing any bill is unlikely to pass.

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Immigration Fight: Has Arizona's Get-Tough Law Changed Everything?

Capitol Hill press conferences normally radiate the sincerity of an airline crew on a late-arriving regional jet robotically thanking each passenger a.

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Immigration Fight: Has Arizona's Get-Tough Law Changed Everything?

JustOneMinute: Immigration Reform Goes DOA

The AP reports that a serious legislative push for immigration reform is over for this year, although serious posturing is not. My favorite straw in the wind: Rep. Luis Gutierrez, the Democrats’ leading advocate for immigration reform, …

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RealClearPolitics – 'Immigration' Isn't the Problem

Very few Americans, on the other hand, are inherently opposed to immigration . For the most part, the controversy we face isn’t about immigration at all. It’s about the systematic failure of federal government to enforce the law or offer …

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Secession and Immigration: Who Should Be In Charge? by Russell D …

In light of the Arizona immigration bill just signed into law, I’ve had some thoughts about this whole issue. And grant me this: I’m no lawyer, but I am a thinker…and I can read. Hang with me as I chew this over. …

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FiveThirtyEight: Politics Done Right: Gallup: Plurality of …

Earlier today, Gallup released the first poll (that I know about) of attitudes toward the new Arizona immigration law. About three in four Americans have heard of the law, and among them 51 percent support the law, 39 percent oppose it, …

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Singer Ricky Martin criticizes Arizona's immigration law, saying …

John McCain says Arizona had to pass a tough immigration law because the Obama administration has failed to “secure our borders.” The Arizona Republican called the situation in his state “the worst I’ve ever seen,” saying ineffective …

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Arizona immigration law: Tougher (even worse) restrictions sought …

Sinema said the revised version is even worse than what became law because it now requires a representative of a city, county or the state to determine immigration status in cases where they are responding to violations of city or …

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Obama: Immigration overhaul is unlikely soon – White House …

President Barack Obama says that there “may not be an appetite” in Congress to deal with immigration immediately after going through a tough legislative year.

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Obama: Immigration overhaul is unlikely soon – White House …

President Barack Obama says that there “may not be an appetite” in Congress to deal with immigration immediately after going through a tough legislative year.

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How Obama could lose Arizona immigration battle | Washington Examiner

We know one thing for sure about the fight over Arizona’s new immigration law. Civil-rights groups will file a lawsuit trying to kill the law and will ask a federal judge to issue an injunction to keep it from taking effect as scheduled …

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Okla. lawmakers want new illegal immigration law similar to …

April 28th, 2010 Democrats want border security before legalizationWASHINGTON — Democratic senators writing an immigration bill are circulating details about their emerging proposal that would secure the border before illegal immigrants …

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Villaraigosa backs L.A. boycott of Arizona over immigration …

Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa said Thursday that he supports a boycott of Arizona by the city of Los Angeles, and he called that state’s newly passed immigration law “unpatriotic and unconstitutional.” “No person should be treated …

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Villaraigosa backs L.A. boycott of Arizona over immigration …

Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa said Thursday that he supports a boycott of Arizona by the city of Los Angeles, and he called that state’s newly passed immigration law “unpatriotic and unconstitutional.” “No person should be treated …

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Balloon Juice » Blog Archive » Immigration strategery

Last week, Wonk Room reported on the involvement of the Immigration Reform Law Institute (IRLI) — the legal arm of a designated nativist-extremist hate group — in drafting Arizona’s controversial immigration law. …

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Balloon Juice » Blog Archive » Immigration strategery

Last week, Wonk Room reported on the involvement of the Immigration Reform Law Institute (IRLI) — the legal arm of a designated nativist-extremist hate group — in drafting Arizona’s controversial immigration law. …

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Immigration Reform May Not Pass This Year, But It's Front And …

As you may have heard, Senate Democrats are unveiling a national immigration reform proposal at a presser today, another sign that the Arizona law is forcing.

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Wonk Room » Immigration Draft Proposal Would Allow U.S. Citizens …

The U.S. Immigration and Nationality Act allows U.S. citizens and legal permanent residents to sponsor their spouses (and other immediate family members) for immigration purposes, but does not recognize same-sex partners as spouses. …

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Wonk Room » Immigration Draft Proposal Would Allow U.S. Citizens …

The U.S. Immigration and Nationality Act allows U.S. citizens and legal permanent residents to sponsor their spouses (and other immediate family members) for immigration purposes, but does not recognize same-sex partners as spouses. …

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The World's Worst Immigration Laws – By Peter Williams | Foreign …

In response, the Italian government has instituted various measures aimed at curbing immigration . One of the harshest, passed by parliament in 2009, was at incentivizing current illegal immigrants to leave and deterring future illegal …

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The World's Worst Immigration Laws – By Peter Williams | Foreign …

In response, the Italian government has instituted various measures aimed at curbing immigration . One of the harshest, passed by parliament in 2009, was at incentivizing current illegal immigrants to leave and deterring future illegal …

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