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The Speech – Blogs React

The day of Obama’s immigration speech, Immigration Reform for America posted an article written by Deepak Bhargava. In the article, Bhargava cites a survey that claims 78% of Americans are for comprehensive immigration reform. Despite America’s eagerness, it is made … Continue reading

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Shift in Focus

Along with border security and criminal deportation, the Immigration and Customs Enforcement agency also investigates workplace violations. These include harboring illegal immigrants (or failing to verify their residency status) and mistreatment of workers. This strategy has arisen in a wave … Continue reading

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The Speech

Obama gave a speech on immigration reform at the University of America in Washington D.C. Within the speech the president outlined broken policies such as legal immigration bureaucracy, immigration enforcement, and amnesty of the current illegal population. The president was … Continue reading

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Virtual Fence in the Media

The New York Times’ Randal Archibald reported that the government planned to cut significant pieces of funding for the “virtual fence” program. The budget was a significant topic in the article as an October budget cut reduced funding by nearly … Continue reading

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“Virtual Fence”/Government Accountability Office

The Secure Border Initiative was passed in 2005 and was designed to establish secure borders between Mexico and the United States. Information regarding the SBI can found here. The SBI was intended to fund border patrol staffing increases, build infrastructure, … Continue reading

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A Dream Deferred

Such a controversial bill such as the DREAM act is sure to attract the attention of the blogosphere. Blogs such as A Dream Deferred or Dream Act Texas keep people up to date with the latest happenings with the act. … Continue reading

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Media DREAMing

The New York Times Magazine mentioned the DREAM act in its in depth story of an undocumented UCLA student named Leslie. The article was a classic example of episodic framing as Leslie’s life consumed the majority of the story. Her … Continue reading

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