After decades of misguided policies and patchwork practices, the high human costs of our disordered immigration system are only starting to emerge. Stricter immigration policies and overcrowded detention centers aren’t making our streets safer or our social services more accessible.
|By: TheMediaConsortium Thursday August 26, 2010 8:57 am|
|By: TheMediaConsortium Thursday August 12, 2010 8:39 am|
by Catherine A. Traywick, Media Consortium blogger
Anti-immigrant forces have adeptly shaped the ongoing immigration debate into an issue of crime and punishment. Now, the pending passage of a $600 million border security bill could breathe new life into the narrative of the criminal immigrant – despite the increasing safety of our border communities.
|By: Minnesotachuck Saturday July 24, 2010 6:08 pm|
People from Canada, and perhaps other countries, are being denied entry to the United States when attempting to come here to fulfill existing contracts. INS agents are telling them to tell their customers that the work should be done by American citizens. Is this really going to help create jobs in America? I think not.
|By: TheMediaConsortium Thursday July 2, 2009 9:03 am|
by Nezua, TMC MediaWire Blogger
After postponing twice, President Obama finally met with a bipartisan group of lawmakers on June 25 to discuss moving immigration reform legislation forward. The meeting was applauded by activists and advocates for immigration reform, as the issue seemed to have stalled, and the acrimonious tone of the debate has proven deadly.