Category: "Immigration"

Peggy Noonan on American self-respect and patriotism

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. Pegg… more »

WSJ on Immigration and the party of Reagan

Immigration and the GOP Wall Street Journal March 31, 2006; Page A16 http://www.opinionjournal.com/editorial/feature.html?id=110008164 As Congress battles over immigration, the consequences are likely to be far greater than the details of border wal… more »

Americans are not anti-immigrant

re "Americans are anti-immigrant" (Opinion by Ruben Navarrette Jr., San Fransisco Chronicle, 3/29/06) http://www.sfgate.com/cgi-bin/article.cgi?file=/chronicle/archive/2006/03/29/EDG4CHVM3N1.DTL Ruben Navarrette Jr.’s accusation that Americans are an… more »

Independence Institute Immigration Event Mar. 20

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 som… more »

Those damn ferners

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 Depressi… more »

Dallas school district wants to hire illegal immigrant teachers

see "Dallas ISD proposes hiring illegal immigrants Estimating that the city needs 700 more bilingual teachers, officials want law changed http://www.chron.com/disp/story.mpl/metropolitan/3643665.html (AP via Houston Chronicle, 2/7/06) In a story th… more »

LA Mayor responds to State of the Union in Spanish

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 V… more »

No more free maps for illegals

see "Mexico nixes border maps for migrants" (Washington Times, 1/27/06) http://washingtontimes.com/national/20060126-115358-8412r.htm After an outcry from the US Government, the Mexican government has pulled back from a plan to give Mexicans free map… more »

Do immigrants raise Americans' wages?

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 2… more »

Educating "English language learners"

PUBLISHED in the Rocky Mountain News, 1/30/06 http://www.rockymountainnews.com/drmn/letters/article/0,2777,DRMN_23966_4425681,00.html re "Blacks blast DPS plan" (Rocky Mountain News, 1/12/06) http://www.rockymountainnews.com/drmn/education/article/0… more »
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