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Leave Those Kids Alone! (And Pursue Tax Cheats Instead)

"Krikorian and others of like mind did not repeat that "all amnesties reward lawbreaking," when the Internal Revenue Service decided this month to waive interest, penalties and audit exposure, and accept only one-tenth of the employment taxes otherwise owed by employers who participate...

Perry touts work permits, travel documents for undocumented immigrants

"Republican presidential hopeful Rick Perry said the federal government should extend work visas permitting undocumented immigrants to move freely between the U.S. and their home countries, but stressed that he still opposes amnesty or a path to citizenship." - Fox News Latino, Associated...

In Hostile Terrain: Amnesty International Report

"Amnesty International’s report, In Hostile Terrain: Human rights violations in immigration enforcement in the US Southwest ( English or Spanish ), examines the human rights violations associated with immigration enforcement at the border and in the interior of the United States. While...

Deferred Action is Not 'Amnesty'

"Now that the Obama administration has announced it will grant deferred action to certain young undocumented immigrants who arrived in the United States as minors, their long-term fate is no longer as precarious as it's been throughout their lives here so far. But that's not to say...

Amnesty: An American Tradition

" Opponents of the president's decision to allow some undocumented young people brought to the United States as children to stay here claim it amounts to amnesty for lawbreakers. In fact, they say the same about all proposals that would give undocumented immigrants a chance to remain in the...

Amnesty Will Boost The Economy And Reduce Crime, So Just Get Over It!

"Throughout the country, foreign-born newcomers have revived beaten-down neighborhoods as immigrant entrepreneurs have opened small businesses and immigrant families have put down stakes. Immigrant workers have played a vital role keeping a number of industries competitive, such as agriculture and...

Amnesty Americans: Six Immigrants' Stories

Reporter Liz Goodwin profiles six people who benefited from the 1986 Reagan amnesty, IRCA: - Introduction - From 'Dreamer' to Teacher: Maria Hernandez

Help Defeat Scammers; Tell the Truth About the 'New Law'

Maurice Goldman writes : "I have personally received calls the past few weeks about the “new law” or “nueva ley” that is in effect in immigration. Some reports are that people are already charging for services based on a legalization program or “amnesty.” NO SUCH...

The New I-9: Why Now When We Need Immigration Amnesty for Employers?

"The new I-9 form is so much more complex that the government anticipates a 21-minute increase in the amount of time it will take to complete. See pages 8-9 of this document . As noted, the form is now two pages long, with seven pages of instructions." - Angelo A. Paparelli, Mar. 10, 2013 ...

Make Border Deaths Part of Immigration Debate

"People on a quest for a better life are not stopped by border infrastructure — unless it kills them. And it too often does. The boots-on-the-ground enforcement experts see the real problem. “We all know that illegal immigration is a crime, but it’s not a crime you should lose...