Tag Archives: immigration

Mass. immigration panel to submit recommendations

This gem in the Herald today Mass. immigration panel to submit recommendations

http://news.bostonherald.com/n…
BOSTON – A coalition of immigrant activists, policy experts and Massachusetts officials will be recommending state immigration reforms this week to Gov. Deval Patrick. Eva Millona, co-chair of the Governor’s Advisory Council for Refugees and Immigrants, says the group will submit its list of recommendations Wednesday to…

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Poll: Voters Now Trust Republicans Over Democrats

Voters now trust Republicans over Democrats in six of ten key issues according to a new Rasmussen Poll out yesterday. The latest poll shows that 45% trust Republicans on the economy over 39% who trust the Democrats. According to the poll this is the first time Republicans have led on this issues in two years. It also shows that voters…

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In the words of Frank Costello “No tickey, no washy”

(ok, so the title is a little off from the subject of the post but I watched the Departed again this weekend and that line was in my mind.) I was working in a public middle school in Boston today when I came across something that really “grinds my gears”.  I had some down time in between taking some readings…

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ACLU trying to revive the Frank amendment

I was troubled to read that the American Civil Liberties Union filed papers, Feb. 23, 2007, at the U.S. District Court in Manhattan, to strike down the previously restored ideological exclusion clause in the Immigration Act. The exclusion clause was also struck down by the 1989 Frank amendment, a law that was named after its author Rep. Barney Frank. The…

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