Border War

Crowley, Michael
March 2005
New Republic;3/28/2005, Vol. 232 Issue 11/12, p12
Offers a look at an anti-immigration political movement among Republicans in the United States. Desire of Republican Representative Tom Tancredo to limit immigration to the U.S.; Report that Tancredo is in opposition to President George W. Bush on the issue of immigration; Possibility that Tancredo will block immigration reforms in the U.S.; Lack of funding for border-patrol measures; Comments made by Dan Stein, the executive director of the Federation for American Immigration Reform; Discussion of Bush's guest worker proposal for alien labor; Reference to Arizona's Proposition 200 initiative which prevents illegal aliens from public services such as schools and health care; Belief of Tancredo that the national character of the U.S. is threatened by Latino immigration.


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