Editor’s Note: This blog is the seventh part of a series, “Migration, Trade and Brutality: A Journey through Mexico and Central America”, written by David Schmidt regarding his travels in the summer of 2012. The goal of this series is to educate and inform readers about the reasons why immigrants […]Continue Reading →
On Saturday evening, presidential candidate Michele Bachmann announced her proposal to deal with the estimated 11 million undocumented immigrants living in the U.S.: she believes, she said, that we should deport them all. When asked who should cover the estimated $135 billion that such an operation would cost, Representative Bachmann confidently said that the […]Continue Reading →
Today is Labor Day, which for the vast majority of Americans means little more than a three-day weekend and the end of summer. It seemed to me an appropriate occasion, though, to write about immigration.
You see, most of immigration is explained by labor. While there are individuals who migrate because they are […]Continue Reading →