Immigration (page 17)

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    Más allá de la ley Dream Act

    ¡El periodico, La Conexión, gracias otra vez por publicar mi articulo! Una batalla para ganar corazones y mentes, luego la ley Todos hemos escuchado acerca de la ley Dream Act, como el centro de los defensores de la reforma a la política migratoria. Durante más de diez años, diversas han sido las formas en las que se ha luchado por esta ley con la cual se ofrecería una vía para obtener la cuidadanía para algunos inmigrantes indocumentados. Sin embargo, contrario a conseguirse su promulgación, ésta no ha tenido éxito en repetidas ocasiones; y lo que es peor, el debate legislativo se ha paralizado con hostilidad entre opositores y defensores y se ha endurecido la posición de ambos lados.
    Fergus Hodgson, January 25, 2012
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    Beyond the DREAM Act: Elevating dialogue towards immigration reform

    Last week an illegal immigrant confronted Mitt Romney on the campaign trail. “Why are you not supporting my dream?” she asked, referring to the DREAM Act, for which she would be eligible. Romney said that he could not support illegal immigration, but the questioner then publicly accused him of…
    Fergus Hodgson, January 23, 2012
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    Harvard Business School report: U.S. has a competitiveness problem

    A report released today by the Havard Business School should be required reading for every politician and pundit in America. The survey findings help us pinpoint where the roots of the competitiveness problem lie.  Respondents saw the underlying business environment in America as still strong in critical areas, but…
    Terry Stoops, January 18, 2012
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    ¿Frustrado con los inmigrantes? Espere a que se vayan a verá

    ¡El periodico, La Conexión, gracias por publicar mi articulo! La aplicación de leyes en contra de la inmigración sigue siendo la manzana de la discordia entre los estados y el gobierno federal (y en la compaña presidencial del partido republicano), y la Suprema Corte ha acordado intervenir en el tema. Hay, sin embargo, una ironía en esta batalla que parece estar perdida para los defensores de la deportación: muchas personas ya están saliendo voluntariamente o han escogido no venir.
    Fergus Hodgson, January 11, 2012
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    Harry Browne speaks the truth, all the way back in 1970. Plus, Stateless Man show round-up

    Does this sound familiar, almost prophetic? Ron Paul isn’t the only one who’s been pointing out the destabilizing impacts of inflationary bubbles, and how government officials hijack them to expand rather than restrain central bank intervention. Harry Browne was an inspirational, libertarian writer and speaker, and in…
    Fergus Hodgson, January 5, 2012
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    Personal plug: Stateless Man radio show begins tonight!

    Perhaps you’ve noticed the pretty banners in my latest articles, promoting the Overseas Radio Network, but tonight is the night! This evening I have my debut broadcast as host of the Stateless Man show, Wednesday 6 to 8pm EST. To register with ORN and listen in online,…
    Fergus Hodgson, January 4, 2012
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    Frustrated with immigrants (legal or otherwise)? Just wait until they leave

    The enforcement of laws against illegal immigrants remains a bone of contention between states and the federal government (and on the GOP presidential campaign trail), and the U.S. Supreme Court has now agreed to weigh in on the issue. There is, however, an irony to this…
    Fergus Hodgson, December 20, 2011