Facing Immigration Overseas

January 27, 2008 | Comments Off on Facing Immigration Overseas

Guest Blogger: Maria Luisa Olivieri, English as a Second Language Teacher, Winston-Salem, NC Xenophobia and fears of terrorism are fueling an anti-immigrant hysteria in the world’s powerful nations. Spain has apparently not succumbed to such hysteria, having received its fill during Franco’s regime. Instead, Spain has developed a unique and proactive immigration strategy. Over the […]

MADD about Immigration?

April 9, 2007 | Comments Off on MADD about Immigration?

Bill O’Reilly and Geraldo Rivera got into a shouting match on television last week. It was very loud, and quite heated. “This is the courtroom scene from ‘A Few Good Men’ after a case of Red Bull with the volume knob cranked to 11,” said Matthew Felling, an analyst with the Center for Media and […]

Illegal Immigration

March 5, 2007 | 1 Comment

Local leaders of Chesterfield County asked the school board to investigate the legal status of children they suspected of being illegal immigrants. The school leaders denied the request, leaving local leaders a little annoyed, but as determined as ever to fight illegal immigration. Leaders of the movement against illegal immigration frame the issue as an […]

Here’s an interesting question for all y’all: Where do we draw the line between one man’s right to free speech, and another’s right to be free from discrimination? That’s the question set for debate in Philadelphia. Joey Vento, owner of Geno’s Cheesesteaks, gained notoriety last summer for his vigilante anti-immigration campaign. Apparently frustrated with the […]

The Virginia House of Delegates will soon be considering a number of bills dealing with illegal immigration here in VA. Unfortunately, these bills seem to reflect more and more the sharp, anti-illegal immigrant trend that, while useful for venting anger and frustration at the situation, does little to address the true problem. First, the two […]