Tag: President George W. Bush

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Marking 9/11 With Hope, Not Fear of the Other

Ten years ago, the U.S. political system was poised for major immigration reform. Then came the tragic events of 9/11/2001, and the national mood shifted towards fear of the immigrant, as opposed to an embrace.

Bush's Parting Shot On Guest Worker Program Severely Criticized

By Diego Graglia, FI2W web editor A worker picks up tobacco leaves on a field outside Kinston, NC. (Photo: D. Graglia/newyorktomexico.com) Barely a month before leaving office, President George W. Bush has instituted changes in a guest worker program for…