April 14, 2013
Are blacks on board for immigration reform?
We know this about immigration reform & Democrats: 1) they are very good at giving speeches calling for reform; and, 2) they don't like "guest worker visas." We may be learning something new, specifically that blacks are not crazy about legalizing 10 million people after all. I found this article so interesting: "Three members of the United States Commission on Civil Rights wrote on Thursday to Congressional Black Caucus chairwoman Rep. Marcia Fudge (D-OH) to express their belief that amnesty or legalization of some 11 million illegal immigrants in the U.S. will hurt the black community. "In light of recent debates on comprehensive immigration reform, we are writing to address a rarely-discussed effect of granting legal status or effective amnesty to illegal immigrants," the three Civil Rights Commission members wrote. "Such grant of legal status will likely disproportionately harm lower-skilled African-Americans by making it more difficult for them to obtain...(Read Full Post)