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Five Myths About The Immigration 'Line'

How long is the wait, really? - Daniel M. Kowalski, Feb. 1, 2013 .

The Immigration Line is Too Damn Long (and Slow)

"The long and short of the yarn spun by anti-immigration opponents that unauthorized immigrants and legal immigrants must play by the rules and wait in "the line" is that this supposed concern about law compliance is nothing short of a proxy for keeping people out. The "line"...

Smerconish and Kowalski on 'The Line'

Media superstar Michael Smerconish (he's interviewed Obama seven times !) discussed Five Myths About the Immigration Line with yours truly on Feb. 5, 2013. Here's a link to the MP3 .

The 'Line' For Legal Immigration Is Already About 4 Million People Long

"In the debate over immigration reform, most seem to agree on this point: people who are now in the U.S. illegally should wait at the back of the line for legal residency. That means no green card until legal immigrants get theirs. But as NPR's Ted Robbins reports, that presents a problem because...

For Some Immigrants, There Is No Visa 'Line'

"Sergio Garcia, the Californian granted a law license despite being in the U.S. illegally, has been waiting in vain since 1994 to get an immigration visa. Depending on their connections and home country, the wait for some would-be immigrants is far shorter, but delays of a decade or two are routine...