Immigration News and Debate
IMMIGRATION UPDATES AND A CHANCE TO SPEAK YOUR MIND!
Not until the end of the nineteenth century did Congress raise the question of limiting access to this country. At that time, however, critics argued against open immigration on two grounds: first, that there was no longer any room for new immigrants, and second, that immigration was changing the demographics of the nation. These arguments eventually prevailed, and in 1924 Congress passed legislation that established strict quotas, bringing a century of open immigration to an end. Some of the arguments raised at the beginning of the century are also being made today by those who would limit, or in some cases entirely end, immigration.
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WHAT IS YOUR OPINION ON MODERN IMMIGRATION? Â¿CuÃ¡l es su opiniÃ³n sobre la inmigraciÃ³n moderna?
We set this nation up ... to vindicate the rights of man. We did not name any differences between one race and another. We opened our gates to all the world and said: "Let all men who want to be free come to us and they will be welcome."
(Woodrow Wilson (1856-1924), U.S. president. Address at Independence Hall, Philadelphia (July 4, 1914).
(Hemos establecido esta nacion hasta ... para reivindicar los derechos del hombre. No dio el nombre de todas las diferencias entre una raza y otra. Abrimos nuestras puertas a todo el mundo y dijo: "Que todos los hombres que quieren ser libres vienen a nosotros y seran bienvenidos.")
(Woodrow Wilson (1856-1924), presidente de los EE.UU.. Direccion en el Independence Hall, Filadelfia (04 de julio 1914).
Looking at the following quotation by Woodrow Wilson, how do you think this statement applies to modern immigration? (En cuanto a la siguiente cita por Woodrow Wilson, como cree que esta afirmacion se aplica a la inmigracion moderna?)
VIRTUAL STAKE OUTS - LIVE BORDER CAMERAS
The Texas Border Sheriff's Coalition (TBSC) has engaged in a public-private enterprise to devise the Virtual Community Watch, an advanced real-time surveillance program designed to empower the public to proactively participate in fighting border crime.
- LIVE LINK BORDER PATROL CAMERAS
Virtual network of cameras and sensors along the Texas-Mexico border and access to live streaming video. You can monitoractivity along the border via this virtual site! Have fun!
VIOLENCE AND DRUGS CROSSING BORDERS INTO THE USA
Recent border stories on dangers that are entering the USA.
- Mexican Drug Cartel Violence Spills Over, Alarming U.S.
Drugs, violence, and home invasions. Recent border issues between the USA and Mexico
- Border Rancher Rob Krentz And Dog Found Shot To Death After Aiding Illegal Alien
The body of Rancher Rob Krentz and his dog were found shot to death on his ranch. Krentz, who always was good-natured and willing to help people, had called in that he had found an illegal alien at one of his watering holes and was assisting him.
LATEST IMMIGRATION NEWS
Go to the links below to find the latest on all immigration news.
- IMMIGRATION UPDATES FROM YAHOO NEWS
Stories added as soon as they come across the wire!
- IMMIGRATION UPDATES FROM THE BUZZ
The Buzz is a site acquired by Yahoo that offers interesting news about immigration matters.
- BENDER'S IMMIGRATION BULLETIN
Bender's Immigration Bulletin is a source of a wide variety of information about immigration including politics and law.
- U.S. CITIZENSHIP AND IMMIGRATION SERVICES
USCIS News Updates may be found at this site.
- THE WHITE HOUSE
See the Executive Branch position on the latest immigration issues.
- THE STATE DEPARTMENT
The State Department provides periodic news about visa issues.
- DEPARTMENT OF LABOR
The Employment and Training Administration within the Department of Labor provides periodic news about issues concerning foreign labor certifications.
- US HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES
Spot trends and developments by viewing the site of the House of Representatives committees that deal with immigration issues.
- US SENATE
Spot trends and developments by viewing the site of the Senate committees that deal with immigration issues.
- EXECUTIVE OFFICE FOR IMMIGRATION REVIEW
This is the agency of the US Government, within the Department of Justice, that oversees the operations of the Board of Immigration Appeals and the immigration courts. You can find news about judicial proceedings and procedures at their web site.
WHAT ARE YOUR THOUGHTS ON SHERIFF JOE ARPAIO AND IMMIGRATION IN ARIZONA?
Your chance to vote and speak out on one of the most controversial men in Arizona!