Thanks to Peter Boyles of KHOW radio (630 AM in Denver) for bringing this rather disturbing (though not influential) editorial to our attention. It shows aggressive arrogance by Mexico and Mexicans of a sort that can only backfire on them here in the… more »
The second half of this article is particularly good, discussing how political correctness has weakened the appreciation of America by Americans and immigrants alike:
Patriots, Then and Now
With nations as with people, love them or lose them.
Peggy… more »
Immigration and the GOP
Wall Street Journal March 31, 2006; Page A16
As Congress battles over immigration, the consequences are likely to be far greater than the details of border… more »
re "Americans are anti-immigrant" (Opinion by Ruben Navarrette Jr., San Fransisco Chronicle, 3/29/06)
Ruben Navarrette Jr.’s accusation that Americans are… more »
Before the conservative movement moves forward on illegal immigration, we have to find some common ground. The Independence Institute is pleased to host Invitation or Invasion, a panel discussion on the issue of illegal immigration. Panelists include… more »
From the hysteria over the Dubai ports deal to the disturbing nativism in much of the immigration debate, the US is falling into a Pat Buchanan dreamworld of isolationism.
Many economists place blame for the length and intensity of the Great… more »
see "Dallas ISD proposes hiring illegal immigrants
Estimating that the city needs 700 more bilingual teachers, officials want law changed
(AP via Houston Chronicle, 2/7/06)
In a story… more »
A Wall Street Journal editor's opinion on Los Angeles' mayor's State of the Union response in Spanish:
Speaking in Tongues
A State of the Union response in Spanish? Multiculturalism has gone too far.
BY TUNKU VARADARAJAN
On Tuesday, Antonio… more »
see "Mexico nixes border maps for migrants" (Washington Times, 1/27/06)
After an outcry from the US Government, the Mexican government has pulled back from a plan to give Mexicans free maps… more »
Thanks to Reason Magazine for bringing this fascinating article to my attention:
RETHINKING THE GAINS FROM IMMIGRATION: THEORY AND EVIDENCE FROM THE U.S.
by Gianmarco I.P. Ottaviano and Giovanni Peri
NATIONAL BUREAU OF ECONOMIC RESEARCH, September… more »