- Daily video/Candidate tracker
Democratic presidential hopeful Bill Richardson discussed his views on immigration last week. He outlines a few main points: the need to secure the borders but not necessarily with a border fence or wall; the need to punish those who knowingly employ illegal workers; use more aggressive foreign policy with Mexico; raise legal immigration quotas; and formulate an earned legalization plan that would be contingent on learning English, passing a background check, paying taxes, paying a fine for entering illegally, and being employed.
- Tuesday blog round-up
- We discovered a new blog that struck us as rather interesting. The Southern Poverty Law Center's "Intelligence Project" compiles links to news articles every day that tracks the anti-immigration movement. You can subscribe to the Intelligence Project and receive updates every day.
- Apparently, illegal immigration in Illinois costs each household in that state $695/year. The comments on this site are interesting and we're sure our opinionated commenters will want to join in on the discussion.
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