[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.
> Matt Jensen
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