[FoRK] Day without illegals in the bay area

Stephen D. Williams < sdw at lig.net > on > Mon May 1 19:28:16 PDT 2006

I'm a fifth generation immigrant, can I play too???

The canal boat business isn't going so well, maybe I should move back to 
the old country.


Matt Jensen 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.  
> Cheers,
> Matt Jensen
> http://mattjensen.com
> Seattle
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