Category: Today’s News

Attitudes Mid-Summer Immigration Notes … part one

Mid-Summer Immigration Notes … part one

We never envisioned a time when immigration would be in the news on a 24/7 basis. In one form or the other, it’s immigration this, immigration that, immigration now, immigration next week, immigration next month, next year, next election, every moment of every day. Sometimes, it’s just about impossible to keep up …. sometimes the …

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Attitudes About This Week … (part 4 or 5)

About This Week … (part 4 or 5)

We had a post all ready to go this week, we just put it on hold. perhaps for obvious reasons. It’s been remarked on in many, many places this side of Fox and Friends, that whenever president Trump feels boxed in by news he goes to his standby – immigration. Well, this was a doozy …

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Immigration Jaws, Work Visas, and Immigrants [not] at Work

Jaws, Work Visas, and Immigrants [not] at Work

Remember Jaws? Okay, that’s probably a stupid question, the world remembers Jaws. But, do you remember one of the underlying themes of the movie? Quick review: the movie occurs in a small, fictional island off Cape Cod, Amity Island. In Peter Benchley’s novel, Amity is clearly based on his home town, Nantucket. The movie was …

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Attitudes Headlines and Attitudes

Headlines and Attitudes

A few short words today about headlines and attitudes. It may be that not as many people read newspapers today as they did ten, twenty years ago. It’s certainly true that headlines – are noticed more now than ever. They are impossible to miss. One headline shared by ten people on Twitter, Facebook, or the …

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Attitudes Of the President and Ostriches

Of the President and Ostriches

A little different type of post today, this one about emotion, action, and our president rather than history, immigrants, and the law. Because these days, headlines and emotions are hardly mutually exclusive, and this is a potential problem. Last week, a New York Times op-ed piece talked about the ‘disorienting effect’ of Trump’s words, tweets, …

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Immigration In Other News …

In Other News …

We post a lot of articles about the current state of immigration, changing laws, changing enforcement, and, of course, the latest news on all of it. As we’ve commented more than once, much of what constitutes the latest news these days is little more than rhetoric and screaming headlines. It tends to create fear, we …

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Immigration After a Crazy News Week ….

After a Crazy News Week ….

I’m writing this late Saturday evening after what I think everyone, regardless of their political affiliation (or lack thereof), would agree was one continuous, crazy news week. The new Congress doesn’t really have a ‘personality’ yet, but, in any event, its day-to-day workings are obscured by the ongoing Senate confirmation hearings. Some of those hearings …

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Constitution A Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Universe and … Today

A Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Universe and … Today

Our law office phones have been ringing non-stop since the election just three weeks ago. President -Elect Trump made immigration reform the central tenant of his campaign and it, frankly, scared a lot of our clients. Along with a lot of other people, some of them the men and women who are fast becoming our …

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