Tuesday, September 11, 2012
September 11, 2011 Remembered: Collateral Damage of September 11: The Decade-Long-Plus Delay of Comprehensive Immigration Reform
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It is another September 11. As ImmigrationProf noted one year ago, "It is September 11 and we have been deluged with news stories, blog postings, television specials, and the like looking back on what happened on this fateful day 10 years ago. We hear stories of great courage as well as irretrievable -- and heart-breaking -- loss. We are told repeatedly how that day changed `eveything" in America."
The civil rights and related costs on the nation have been high. Arabs and Muslims in the United States suffered discrimination, hate crimes, and "special" immigration programs. And, more generally, 9/11 has had consequences on all immigrants, such as the delay of comprehensive immigration reform. Click here for further analysis.