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“Anti-Immigrant Policies Are Not Only Cruel, They Also Have an Economic Cost”–David Wilson, via Truthout


David L. Wilson, author, with Jane Guskin, of The Politics of Immigration: Questions and Answers (Second Edition), writes regularly for Truthout. Here is his latest piece:

“U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS), the government agency that processes visas, green cards and citizenship applications, claims it’s going broke. USCIS officials are threatening to furlough some 13,400 employees as early as August 30, after initially planning the measure for August 3. The furloughs would add to what was already a huge backlog in application processing, creating a disaster for tens of thousands of immigrant applicants. As many as 126,000 people already approved for citizenship may not be naturalized in time to register for the November elections….”

Read David’s entire article at Truthout

Copyright, Reprinted with permission

The Politics of Immigration: Questions and Answers (2nd Ed.)

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