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I can only say what I have seen

I must first warn you I cannot speak of truth or objectivity. I can only say what I have seen, what I thought I saw and what I hoped to see. If you are looking for a serious public policy opinion with graphs and equations then maybe this piece is not for you. At first glance it may seem too disjointed, too subjective or perhaps even improbable.
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Supreme Inhumanity? – Arizona Immigration Decision

6/26/12 - Earlier this week the Supreme Court announced their decision on the constitutionality of Arizona's immigration law (SB 1070). The court took a clear stand that constitutional authority to regulate immigration is a federal matter but fell short when it comes to the most inhumane element of the law. By upholding the right of Arizona law enforcement to require any individual detained to produce immigration documents the court has perpetuated the sense of fear and mistrust that many Latino citizens already experience. The U.S. Jesuit Conference, Jesuit Refugee Service USA, and the Kino Border Initiative have offered a public statement on the court's action.
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June 15, 2012 – Obama Administration Announces Immigration Policy Change

BY ISN STAFF | June 15, 2012 The Obama administration made a significant announcement this morning regarding immigration. According to the New York Times administration will "stop deporting and begin granting work permits to younger illegal…