Revisiting immigration reform during the recession
St. Paul, Minn. — The Obama administration is considering bringing out immigration reform proposals, perhaps even before the economy begins to improve.
A recent study says undocumented immigrants are more likely than U.S. citizens and legal immigrants to live in a household with a spouse and children. And many of the younger children are U.S. born.
- Edward Alden: Senior fellow, Council on Foreign Relations and author of "The Closing of the American Border: Terrorism, Immigration and Security Since 9/11."
- Sylvia Lazos: Professor of law, William S. Boyd School of Law, University of Nevada, Las Vegas.
- Mark Lauritsen: United Food and Commercial Workers International Union international vice president and head of the packing house division.
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