The immigrant ethic and the American Dream

Immigrants and the children of immigrants may be the only ones who still believe in the American Dream. In the introduction to the Freedom From Fear Awards, announced Saturday at the Netroots Nation conference in Minneapolis, presenters Taryn Higashi and Geri Mannion both talked of being the children of immigrants. Ms. Higashi told the story… Continue reading The immigrant ethic and the American Dream

Immigration decision stills the harvest

SCOTUS ruling has farmers fearful of labor shortages The Supreme Court decision, Thursday, that confirmed the employer sanctions aspect of a 2007 Arizona immigration law (not the more controversial SB1070 signed in 2010), has chocked at least on wheel of the wagon for immigration reform and impeded the possibility for prosperity in Arizona and at… Continue reading Immigration decision stills the harvest