Few things in politics are more destructive and dangerous than the false dichotomy-an "either/or" situation which limits solutions to a given problem to two or three exclusive, usually extreme, options. In countless newspaper articles and television news shows, the debate about what to do about the millions of foreign nationals living illegally in the United States is presented as a choice between the radical extremes of mass amnesty and mass deportation.
America's visa program for temporary workers was originally set up to allow U.S. companies to bring skilled workers who are in short supply to the U.S. But a review of new information from the federal government suggests that the companies benefiting most from the temporary worker program aren't U.S.
Organization argues that Black Americans have already been severely damaged by decades of uncontrolled illegal immigration and stand to lose even more if 12 million, or more, illegal aliens are granted amnesty. The coalition also formed in response to the failure of black elected officials to represent the interests of African Americans.http://chooseblackamerica.com/
The idea that a modern society like ours requires the ministrations of foreign workers, because there is no other way to do get these jobs done, smacks of the apocryphal quote from a 19th-century patent commissioner: "Everything that can be invented has been invented."http://www.cis.org/articles/2004/markoped010704.html
By Mark Krikorian, of the Center for Immigration Studies, in National Review, January 7, 2004
While President Bush says he is considering another "guest-worker program" for the nearly 13 million illegal aliens living and working in the United States, he also says the program won't be a reward for violating U.S. immigration and alien employment laws. It's hard to understand how illegal aliens would not consider such a program a reward...http://archive.newsmax.com/archives/articles/2004/2/13/140946.shtml