Anti-Immigration Children's Book
According to a New York Daily news story, "A Brooklyn judge is courting controversy with a new illustrated children's book that some critics are calling a thinly veiled anti-immigration screed." For the full story, see here.
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- Record of Conviction After Shepard
- Drug Offenses - as Controlled Substance Offenses and Aggravated
- Theft Offenses
- Domestic Violence Offenses
- Burden of Proof in cases involving Post-Conviction Relief
Immigration Monthly: November 2006
This month's Featured Article, "Fences and Mushrooms Along the Border" is by Michael A. Olivas.
CRS Report On Airport Prescreening And Terrorist Watchlist Checks
The Congressional Research Service issued a report on US air passenger prescreening processes and terrorist watchlist checks.
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I am certainly no supporter of a Berlin Wall along the Mexican border, as my recent letters have made clear. But, if it comes down to a choice between a wall and the draconian penalties for illegal entry proposed in David D. Murray's latest letter (11/30/06 ID), which in some respects goes even beyond Congressman James Sensenbrenner's punitive "enforcement only" bill, H.R. 4437 (which, fortunately, appears about to die a more or less graceful death as Republican control of Congress also expires), I would without question go with the wall instead.
Roger Algase, Esq.
New York, NY
Sid Lachter's letter (11/28/06 ID All) would have us believe that the
2nd Amd "... operates only to prevent Congress from disarming the
individual states". Millions of individual, lawful gun-owners are proof
to the contrary, who find the language of the 2nd Amd. to be plain, explicit and reaffirming except to liberal
lawyers or judges. His letter urges us to do an online search to
justify his erroneous position. That is exactly what I did to find
support of the individual right (11/26/06 ID), not from any NRA "playbook". If we are going to quote authoritative persons on fraudulent organizations, perhaps Luke 11:46 & 52 would be of interest. I agree with David Murray's letter
that we should enforce the laws against hiring illegals and remove all benefits including birth citizenship.
But this position foolishly advocates a serious enforcement action without controlling entry including border barriers.
Leaving borders open will defeat any enforcement plan that does not include this as the failed 1986 fiasco showed us.
It would be hard to find a home or business owner that does not secure their property
utilizing doors, gates, fences and other barriers. We can do no less
for our nation. Our money should be spent on these things that directly
benefit US rather than foreign aid and wars. Robert Yang's letter deems
it "selfishness and hypocricy" (sic) to learn from history for which
none of us are responsible. His letter seems less interested in the Indians than
in using them to justify an open borders policy today. Such critiques
display an all to common proclivity of entrants to view America only as
a market place and not a sovereign nation and culture. This is the
result of not enforcing a selective, limited, allocated and screened
entry policy with secured borders and barriers.
R. L. Ranger
China will surpass USA as no. 1 economy in the world in the year 2050 so will India. Right now they're busy investing and making strategic alliances with other less developing but rich in resources African and Asian nations. Unless we educate Americans in science and other skills, we will lose competition to them. While they study and work harder and willing to earn less for the same quantity and quality jobs, we're partying and get drunk here in the colleges, and how many languages we can speak other than English? Many Americans barely know the capital of Alaska state, how can we compete in the global stage then? Our competitiveness starts from ourselves. Never depends on our politicians who care only about our votes to stay in power. Immigration laws, fences, borders won't help much. Yes, I got fences and doors in my house to keep the unwanted people but I will welcome good "guests" in my house, if they pay taxes (rent), behave well and not asking welfare from me. Our border should be open for good and beneficial people, if they're looking for anything "free", then we need to send them home, but wait what about many more lazy US citizens who do the same?
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