Immigration

Many of us have admired Japan’s tight immigration policy, which protects its own people rather than flooding the country with foreigners working cheaper.   Japan wants to remain Japanese. But could that change ?   France24.com reports that Japan passed a law that could  bring in over a quarter million workers. For the entire blog entry, click […]

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Allan on December 12th, 2018

The supposed need for more agricultural laborers has, since the days of slavery, been a major justification for the use of cheap labor. In the long run though “cheap labor” is anything but cheap. As agriculture continues to be mechanized/automatized/robotized, this excuse is less and less valid, if it ever was. Even the New York Times is […]

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Allan on November 28th, 2018

The latest installment of Said in Spanish deals with the topic of the Caravan.   There are five topics: 1.  The Governor of Baja California asks Mexican President Enrique Pena Nieto for help. 2.  Mexico Complains about the Tear Gas 3.  Honduras Complains about the Rubber Bullets 4.  Mexican Human Rights Commission on Honduran Border Havoc […]

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Allan on November 19th, 2018

The Honduran “caravan” has arrived to Tijuana, a Mexico city on the border, across from San Diego. And there have been protests, as many Tijuana residents oppose the presence of the Hondurans, who, they fear, will wind up staying in Tijuana. So what should the United States do?  Why won’t we really secure our border?  […]

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Allan on October 13th, 2018

There has been a big increase in Guatemalans crossing the U.S.-Mexican border, and people are asking why. It’s  due I think to a combination of factors.   But the Wall Street Journal featured in this blog ignores some of the major reasons for it. For example, it never mentions Mexico. And these Guatemalans have to cross […]

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President Trump could accomplish more of his agenda if he had more help in Congress.   And I’m not referring to Democrats, but to Republicans.   The Washington Post recently quoted several Republicans in Congress who sure don’t seem too concerned about the border. Republicans like this should be defeated and sent home. For the entire blog […]

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Allan on September 24th, 2018

Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador, known by the acronym AMLO, was elected president of Mexico July 1st  but doesn’t take office until December 1st. So far, Trump and AMLO are speaking well of each other. Speaking Guaymas, AMLO said “We aren’t going to fight with Trump”. I hope there are good relations between the U.S. and […]

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The latest installment in the Said in Spanish series, with five topics: 1. Mexican media discovers that other countries (not just the U.S.) deport Mexican minors. 2. Mayor of Mexican border city complains about  migrants in her city. 3. Univision reports an immigration raid. 4. St. Patrick’s Battalion. 5. Eugenio Derbez. To read the entire […]

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The latest installment of Said in Spanish, with three topics: 1. La Opinión  warns illegal aliens, tells them how to avoid their chance of being detained. 2. Mexico’s Excelsior on Spanish in the U.S. 3. From the Costa Rican media, Costa Ricans vs. Nicaraguan immigrants. For the entire article, click here. Article by Allan Wall, […]

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The latest Said in Spanish series discusses: 1. The Mexican Foreign Ministry complains about a group of Americans protesting in front of a Mexican consulate. 2. A concert tour to allow some DREAMers in for free. 3. Flyers scare off employees and customers of a Mexican restaurant. 4. Carlos Sada visits California. 5.  A Latino […]

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