immigration is the emergent domestic political issue of these times*; even when it’s not in the headlines, it haunts our media and governments like healthcare haunted the 90s and on.
here’s AFL-CIO veep Linda Chavez-Thompson’s words on the issue. unlike a lot of other labor bigshots, i like everything i’ve read of hers.
* you could also claim that the deficit is the definitive issue, but isn’t it always? to me that disqualifies it from contention. and i said ‘political,’ after all.