Friday, March 16, 2007
The Christian Science Monitor (here) follows up on the New Bedford raid last week. Accoring to the story, the human consequences of the America's stepped-up immigration enforcement has brought into sharp focus the ethical conflicts inherent in a debate often presented in simple black and white. Depending on who is talking, illegal immigrants are lawbreakers or workers searching for a better life. They're exploiters of America's largess or victims of a capitalistic system that thrives on cheap labor.