Former Florida governor Jeb Bush is urging his fellow Republicans to show “compassion” for the children from Central America who have crossed the border illegally, but not to use the crisis on the U.S.-Mexico border to become “an excuse to defer comprehensive immigration reform.” 262 more words
Ronald H. Bayor has a guest post at JHU Press blog where he explains that "undocumented immigrants" are not a recent phenomenon in United States history. Since 1875, immigration to the United States has systematized and regulated by the government. Efforts to restrict access to the United States by immigrants has been problematic since this point. Many of us have heard stories going back to the 19th century about how members of our own families avoided these entry procedures. This is a useful article that helps the current crisis in the proper historical perspective.