Friday, February 13, 2009

the ever-complex issue of immigration

"For us to spend our time pitting neighbor against neighbor was a sacrilege."

- Judith Camp, a city councilwoman in Oak Point, Texas, who voted to kill the city's English-only resolution in December. Her vote is part of a trend of local lawmakers repealing or modifying heavy-handed measures against undocumented immigrants, citing such reasons as the cost of implementation and the negative publicity and racist abuses associated with such laws. (Source: USA Today)

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