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Tag Archives: Immigrants

The Muslim Ban

I think it is important to show what the Muslim ban means to real people. In that vein, meet Mo Farah, who is a British athlete living in the US. Farah was born in Somalia — one of the seven countries listed in Trump’s ban — but at the age of eight was welcomed into […]

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The Immigrants Have Won!

What have they won? Nobel Prizes! The Nobel Prizes were recently announced and there are six winners from the US. Every one of them is an immigrant. Many of them are now US citizens, but some are not. All of them live permanently in the US, work and do their research in the US, and […]

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The Empathy Gap

I’m not a big fan of Bill Maher, but this is pretty darn funny: How did we go from the land of immigrants (well, except for the natives, whom we killed and put on reservations) to a land that hates immigrants and wants them to build a wall to keep themselves out.

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Ann Coulter proved in just one sentence that she is not just hateful, but ignorant. Appearing on Fox Business Network, Coulter talked about efforts to take down the Confederate flag from the South Carolina state capitol, efforts that are supported by the South Carolina governor, Nikki Haley. I’m appalled by––though, I really like to like […]

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Added Arizona Hypocrisy

Arizona Sheriff Paul Babeu is a rising star in the Republican party, largely because of his strong stance against illegal immigrants. His first moment of fame was in 2010 when he appeared in a television ad with John McCain calling for the US government to “complete the danged fence” along the southern border. He’s also […]

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What happens when you get rid of illegal immigrants?

Well, we don’t have to guess any longer. In June, Alabama passed a tough immigration law and it was immediately challenged by the Obama administration, as has been done in other states. But unlike other states, a federal judge declined to block the Alabama law, leaving Alabama with the toughest law against illegal immigration in […]

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