The issue for most Americans is not “immigration,” but ILLEGAL immigration. I have often heard the following argument made in regard to immigration law: “America is a country founded on immigration.” That is a fallacy. America was founded and formed on the basis of legal immigration. Most of you reading this were likely born here, so the worry associated with becoming a citizen of the United States would never be a concern for you, nor is it a concern for me.
Posts Tagged ‘Arizona’
My most recent post discussed the reasons behind Governor Brewer’s recent illegal immigration bill.
A large part of the concern behind this bill is related to the Japanese internment that occurred in the United States in the 1940’s through the end of WWII. If you aren’t quite sure what that was, check here. What would happen if we were attacked again? Some people believe we will be forced into taking similar steps if we continue to ignore the illegal immigration problem in America.
The most divisive issue of late (there have been a few) is Immigration and therefore Border Control measures are also being discussed. This past week Jan Brewer, the Governor of Arizona, signed into law a bill that allows for police in the state to request proof of citizenship when given reasonable cause. (more…)