Senators Schumer and Graham, on “The Right way to Mend Immigration.” Â In three pages?! Dang, you guys are good.
A breakdown of the Schumer-Graham proposal, in The American Prospect.
The Schumer-Graham proposal is not so good on the civil liberties thing. Â Or the due process thing. Â Or the whole “dignity” thing. Â From the Culture Kitchen.
From The Nation, “…What’s important is what happens the day after an action…when immigrants and advocates return home from what will hopefully be a large and successful march, the real work begins.”
La Frontera Times, on the Schumer-Graham proposal.
From Jeffrey Kaye, on the Huffington Post: “…as long as the legislative stalemate over comprehensive immigration reform continues, a humane legalization program, such as the one that President Reagan signed in 1986, is impossible…”
Senators Kerry and Lugar introduce the Start-Up Visa, which creates a two-year visa for immigrant entrepreneurs who can raise a minimum of 250K in venture capital. Â If, after two years, more than 5 jobs have been created and more than $1 million are collected in investment or revenue, he/she can obtain a green card.
A DREAMer speaks on student issues in the second half of this Washington Post article: “I know so many great, great, great kids that have amazing GPAs, that are incredible leaders of their communities, and they have no option.”
The LA Times: “…scrap the border fence…”