[FoRK] Day without illegals in the bay area
Luis Villa <
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Mon May 1 16:21:16 PDT 2006
On 5/1/06, Matt Jensen <mattj at newsblip.com> wrote:
> Quoting Sat N <sateesh.narahari at gmail.com>:
> > The traffic is light, everyone is driving in their own lanes, no ugly
> > trucks or cars on the road.
> This shouldn't need to be pointed out, but the mass action today is by
> "immigrants", relatively few of whom are illegal.
> The movement against immigration is directed against both legal and
> illegal immigrants. I respectfully suggest that propagating memes
> with that confound plays into nativist hands.
> I also respectfully suggest, Mr. Narahari, that the percentage of
> first- and second-generation Americans on FoRK is probably greater
> than that of the U.S. as a whole, a testament in part to the
> entrepreneurial drive, and faith in education, of many immigrants.
Second generation here. I'd have taken the day off, but I didn't
figure Cambridge really needs much more political education.
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