Friday, October 18, 2013

Let’s be Honest: CHIP Political Commentary

By Gabriel Camacho, National Network for Immigrant and Refugee Rights (NNIRR) blog
September 25, 2013

Clarity and directness is the best way to communicate, so let’s give it a try.

Comprehensive Immigration Reform is dead. Many leftwing immigrant activists and analysts have been putting this view out for a while, but for political, ideological, and racists reasons these perspectives have been ignored in the mainstream immigrant advocacy movement.

This conclusion is justified when we take an overview of possible legislative scenarios. Each scenario has its proponents and detractors, but what is important for our work is their likelihood to materialize. [...]

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