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Immigration Reform Proponents
Must Consider Results From
100 Years Ago

Roll Call, by Roy Beck

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Posted By:KarenJ1, 7/10/2014 6:30:40 PM

The effect on the congressional immigration debate after House Majority Leader Eric Cantor’s surprising primary loss should not be about whether to have reform, but whether that reform should be about increasing foreign labor or reducing it. Cantor represented the unanimous views of the leadership of both parties, which have only differed in how and how much to increase lifetime immigrants, guest workers and legalizations of unlawful foreign visitors. By stressing the opposite option — reductions in legal immigration — during his campaign against Cantor, victorious economics professor Dave Brat has suddenly given hope to the

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This isn´t the most exciting reading, but it is a good article that makes very good, reasonable suggestions.

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: Starlady, 7/10/2014 6:48:32 PM     (No. 9918926)

I agree OP, this is an important method that would get Americans back to work. Hiring Americans first is what our country needs, not who can business pay the least.

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Reply 2 - Posted by: HistoryBuff, 7/10/2014 7:05:53 PM     (No. 9918956)

Post WWI was the Harlem Renaissance blacks came north and got factory jobs, and some started quite successful businesses.

Same for Detroit, St. Louis, and Newark. Wages went up. These were good jobs.

Then you get the people who speak about "the "Golden Age of Immigration" show them Jaacob Riss´ "How the Other Half Lives." Ask them who they think that "other half" was?


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Reply 3 - Posted by: Coy860, 7/10/2014 7:08:57 PM     (No. 9918964)

It takes NO comprehensive immigration reform to close the border! It is already the law.
What good is another new law, when it will be ignored just like all the others.

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