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  • Law professor busts myths about U.S. immigration policy

    Law professor busts myths about U.S. immigration policy

    By Christopher Palmer
    Christopher Palmer
    Published: May 25, 2010

    Denise Gilman, clinical professor from the Immigration Clinic in the School of Law, discusses the myths and truths behind the United States immigration policy. Gilman provides her perspective on migrant labor, the effectiveness of the U.S.-Mexico border wall and more.

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      bankruptcy said on Aug. 27, 2010 at 8:42 a.m.
      In order for US to be the "big brother" country (the world's super power), we need to have all these immigrants who are looking for a "better life". They give us the chance to have the diversity that a melting pot like US needs in order to compete in this tough economy. US has always strive to have competition, and competition means more innovation, and also lower prices.
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      Shewnka Wanjay said on July 29, 2010 at 12:32 a.m.
      I would like to know what y'all think about the current state of Native Americans (a.k.a. American Indians). We are consistently left out of the immigration debate, and yes, we're still here. Moreover, what do you think of the state of the Indigenous in the rest of the Americas? Does this have anything to do with immigration? When Americans want to live elsewhere, say Europe, Asia, or Africa, is it courteous to ask the native hosts if we are welcome? If we emmigrate en masse? I'm talking about current affairs- today. What about the current state of Native Americans, particularly the child welfare indicators, strikes you as the most alarming? Are we neglecting the Native American community at the expense of new immigrants? How so?