Rep. Luis Gutierrez on 2014 immigration reform: “It will not be perfect, and it may not even be pretty.”
I’m not saying Juana could have prevented the massive CPS negligence, but with her education, heart and work ethic, she would have improved the culture at CPS, and would have helped the fragile, abused children who crossed her path.
MPI reports “at every testing period and by all achievement indices, children from Mexican immigrant families score significantly below national norms.”
The Supreme Court justices warned that if any civil rights violations were committed by overzealous cops who used SB 1070 simply to detain people in order to determine their immigration status, then lower courts could hear those cases. And that’s exactly what’s starting to happen now.
Gutierrez believes “parents and families were being manipulated by NIYA and its leaders and were not well informed about the law and the legal process.”
It costs about $3 million to build a mile of border fence.
That means the fund would pay for about one-tenth of a mile of border fence.
If John Boehner doesn’t bring the bipartisan Senate immigration-reform bill before the House for a full vote, it will languish.
Most pollsters, including those who poll for Republicans, have found that Americans support immigration reform.