Just like they did when President Obama was running for the White House, the Republican/ tea party candidates are throwing the kitchen sink again at Democrats
There are at least 214 million people living outside their countries of origin, either as naturalized citizens, legal noncitizens, temporary workers or undocumented. At least 100 million of these are in the labor force.
Immigrants have been a perennial scapegoat of the right-wing.
The Senate yesterday to throw $600 more into the useless and hopeless project of "sealing" the U.S.-Mexican border. What a waste!
It is unconscionable to blame and persecute Mexican and other immigrants who are forced to migrate because of trade policies that our own government has so forcefully promoted.
Two things about immigration are assured this coming week.
As a Jew, I have become alarmed over recent events on the immigration issue regarding the Arizona Law SB 1070 signed by Arizona Governor Brewer.
Latino players plan to boycott baseball's all-star game if it occurs in Arizona.
As the summer marches on, the possibility that a comprehensive immigration reform law be passed before the November elections is more and more problematic.
With as many as 14 other states consider legislation like Arizona's noxious SB 1070, the prospect of a comprehensive immigration reform to provide legalization for the 10.8 million undocumented immigrants gets harder.