Sunday, November 25, 2007

Recent Articles Citing The Politics of Immigration

Myths, lies and books about immigration
by Emile Schepers
People's Weekly World Newspaper, September 20, 2007

The American public is being subjected to a bombardment of slander and lies about our immigrant neighbors. TV personalities like Lou Dobbs and Bill O’Reilly, as well as radio talk show hosts, right-wing newspapers and Internet web sites and blogs, vie with each other to make up the most terrifying stories about crazed immigrants bringing crime, disease, poverty and terrorism.

It is hard to keep up with such a bombardment. So activists and the general public will be glad to hear that there are two new book-length resources to refute the anti-immigrant slander campaign. [...]

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Bloomington author hosts informal discussion on issue of immigration
by Rama Sobhani
Indiana Daily Student, October 12, 2007

[...] “There are no easy answers to anything,” Guskin said about concern over open borders, but suggested that part of the solution to stemming a huge tide of immigration is to address the root causes driving people out of their home countries. “They won’t come here if they can have a better life at home,” she said. [...]

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The Immigration Blame Game
by John Buell
Bangor Daily News (Maine), October 30, 2007

[...] Two recent books, Aviva Chomsky’s “They Take Our Jobs - and 20 Other Myths about Immigration” and Jane Guskin and David Wilson’s “The Politics of Immigration,” provide extensive documentation from a wide range of historical and economic perspectives that the same global economic restructuring that has led to outsourcing the best U.S. jobs and attacks on unions here has also badly damaged societies in the developing world and led to widespread migration of the poor. [...]

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Citan ante juez de Inmigración a Víctor Toro
by José Acosta
El Diario-La Prensa (NY), November 5, 2007

[...] Jane Guskin, autora del libro “The Politics of Immigrations”, dijo que Toro fue arrestado en un viaje en los trenes Amtrak, y que este tipo de redadas ocurren “día tras día y por eso es bueno recordarle a los inmigrantes que no es seguro viajar en trenes interestatales”. [...]

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