Thursday, October 2, 2014

Using Ebola Scare to Foment Anti-Immigrant Sentiment (Without the Facts)

Jessica Vaughan on the Center for Immigration Studies blog tries to make anti-immigration hay out of the nations's Ebola scare in a story entitled "Dallas Ebola Patient Was Another Visa Mistake."  It begins "Look up `likely visa overstay' in the dictionary, and you should find a picture of Thomas Eric Duncan, the Liberian man who is the first Ebola case diagnosed within the United States, and who is now being treated in a Dallas hospital."

The post goes on to admit that "The federal government has yet to disclose the details of Duncan's immigration history . . . ."  (emphasis added).  Without knowing the facts, Vaughan goes on to suggest that the United States cut off all travel from the three nations in Western Africa experiencing Ebola outbreaks.

KJ

https://lawprofessors.typepad.com/immigration/2014/10/using-ebola-scare-to-foment-anti-immigrant-sentiment-without-the-facts.html

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