Bachmann: Asian Exclusion Act Worked “Very Well”

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“I guess the part of that law that Bachmann missed was that it was enacted specifically to keep people of certain races/ethnicities/national origins out of the United States. Like so many U.S. immigration laws, this particular law that was in place until the 1960s — National Origins Act and the Asian Exclusion Act — gave preference to European immigrants.So, again, if you don’t think immigration affects you personally, ask yourself whether discriminating against people based on their race does, then I think you might understand how immigration matters to you.”
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How Immigrants Helped Give Rick Perry His ‘Texas Miracle’

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For much of his tenure as governor of Texas, Rick Perry’s record on immigration made him a darling of Latino Republicans.
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New Video Asks What Would Your Immigrant Ancestors Think of the I-Word?

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In the lead up to the 10th anniversary of 9/11, Drop the I-Word hits the New York City streets to talk to the people about immigration and the i-word…
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A Brief History Lesson on U.S. Immigration

Via Scoop.itCommunityVillage

Multicultural awareness for modern families.
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[boarders are] physical manifestations meant to create social and psychological separation.

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[boarders are] physical manifestations meant to create social and psychological separation. -Sabelosethu Mhlambi
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Reform Immigration FOR America

Via Scoop.itCommunityVillage

Mission: “Plain and simple, the U.S. immigration system no longer works. Fixing it presents a daunting challenge, but action must be taken sooner rather than later. The time is NOW to do the right thing and fight for practical solutions that benefit all of us and are rooted in the restoration of the rule of law, earned citizenship, united families, and fair treatment of workers.”
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Immigrants For Sale

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