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Immigration and the American Dream: Battling the Political Hype and Hysteria
Immigration is one of the most controversial and divisive topics in politics today. Full of rhetoric, labels, political spin, myths, mantras, and misinformation, the issue has split the GOP, silenced the Democrats, and frustrated the American public. How is anyone supposed to make sense of all the propaganda? In Immigration and the American Dream, Margaret Sands Orchowski ...more
Hardcover, 257 pages
Published June 1st 2008 by Rowman & Littlefield Publishers
(first published April 25th 2008)
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I was shocked when immigration reform didn't make it to the first half of Obama's term as President. But then after seeing the vitriolic clamor that unfolded before, during and after his administration's healthcare reform, I began to dread the imminent hellfire that would explode once immigration was put on the table. As someone whose parents lived and worked in the United States for twelve years and earned residency which allowed me to later attend college and work in the country, I feel a pers ...more