Blog Posts in 2010

  • For Some Immigrants, Voting Is a Criminal Act

    The way Joseph E. Joseph tells it, he was just doing his civic duty. On his way home from work one evening in 1992, he came across a group of volunteers in Brooklyn registering people to vote. Mr. Joseph, a legal permanent resident who had immigrated from St. Kitts eight years earlier, decided it was time to sign up. He cast a ballot in that year's presidential election, he said, and in every one ...
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  • Number of illegal immigrants in U.S. drops, report says

    A deep recession and tougher border enforcement has led to a sharp decline in the number of immigrants entering the United States illegally in the past five years, contributing to the first significant reversal in the growth of their numbers in two decades, according to a new report by the Pew Hispanic Center. However, as evidenced by the article I posted in my previous post, there are many people ...
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