Thursday, April 23, 2009

Starting the process of immigration reform

With the economy in tatters, it may not seem like the right time.  But immigration reform is a slow process.  What we start now, will make its way through Congress in the fall.  This gives us time to convince the opposition of the need to pass the DREAM Act and other important changes to our immigration policy.
Timing Immigration Reform
Washington Post
By T. Alexander Aleinikoff
Thursday, April 23, 2009
The Obama administration recently signaled interest in beginning a discussion on comprehensive immigration reform before year's end. It might seem that a severe economic downtown is not the best time for a major legislative initiative on immigration. But starting this conversation now makes sense for several reasons.
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