Posts Tagged ‘ New York Times ’

Refugees vs. Illegal Aliens

Refugees vs. Illegal Aliens

The New York Times published a remarkably fair piece this week about Arizona’s hospitality towards recent refugees who have settled in the state. Considering the paper of record’s almost uniformly dreadful coverage of SB 1070’s policy implications, the fact that this story was even written is a pleasant surprise.
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The Daily Rattle – Immigration News Summary for September 22, 2010

Today’s Daily Rattle feels more like an episode of “I can’t believe they really said that!” But say it they did and serpents bite when their hisses and rattles go unheeded: •  Janet Napolitano, Secretary of Homeland Security, testified before the Senate today. Ms. Napolitano’s department, which in charge of enfocing immigration law, has...
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The Daily Rattle – Immigration News Summary for September 15, 2010

Politicians at home and abroad play immigration for political gain, sometimes for good and sometimes for bad.  And while rattlesnakes live only in our hemisphere, their slithering cousins are everywhere: •  The Atlantic is reporting that Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-Nevada) is bundling in the DREAM Act, which provides a path to citizenship...
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Daily Rattle – Immigration News Summary for September 14, 2010

Illegal aliens villainous and sympathetic take part in our round-up of recent immigration news.  We end with a northern sighting of our mascot:
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American Apparel

American Apparel

Courtesy of the New York Post, we learn that American Apparel may soon be going the way of its founder’s pet political cause. Whether or not CEO Dov Charney is ultimately forced to file for bankruptcy, the fact that the Canadian immigrant will have less time and disposable income to contribute to the cause of wholesale...
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How Times Have Changed

How Times Have Changed

One of the chief drawbacks of being a member of the  United States Senate is the seemingly constant need to completely abandon positions you held earlier in your career, usually  out of a misplaced sense of political expediency. Case in point, Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid, whose views on birthright citizenship have evolved over the years.
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Rally At The Border

Rally At The Border

From the New York Times, we learn that border security activists have decided to highlight the most pressing domestic policy issue of our time by heading to the border themselves. Putting aside the reflexive use of the word “controversial” as a synonym for bad, this story highlights a few important points.
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Anarchy In The U.S.A.

Anarchy In The U.S.A.

We learned today, courtesy of the New York Times, that the Obama administration’s plan to subvert the legislative process, and grant amnesty by administrative fiat, was not merely a preliminary, bureaucratic memo. In fact, it is the official policy of the Department of Homeland Security to grant amnesty to select groups of illegal aliens.
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How’re We Doing?

How’re We Doing?

One of the first big-city mayors to embrace the concept of sanctuary city laws has a change of heart. Read about it here:
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