TITLE

Stalling immigration reform is politically motivated racism

PUB. DATE
June 2014
SOURCE
Arab American News;6/28/2014, Vol. 30 Issue 1481, p08
SOURCE TYPE
Newspaper
DOC. TYPE
Opinion
ABSTRACT
The article asserts that the move to stall immigration reform in the U.S. is racism motivated by politics. It mentions the passage of the bipartisan immigration reform bill Border Security, Economic Opportunity and Immigration Modernization Act in the Senate Judiciary Committee in 2013, its indefinite stall in the House of Representatives despite its benefits and the fear of republican representatives to be ousted in primaries resulting from the opposition of conservatives to such reform.
ACCESSION #
97202560

 

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