Jews join with Hispanics to push for comprehensive immigration reform
On January 27 the Jewish Daily Forward reported:
Even as health care reform twists in the wind, immigration policy looms as the next big political debate—and Hispanics and Jews are moving to the forefront in a burgeoning political alliance.Translation:
Even as our last leftist utopian fantastically destructive scheme that we all thought was inevitable has crashed to earth, our next leftist utopian fantastically destructive scheme that we think is inevitable is taking off—look out world!
Ron L. writes:
I find the title somewhat misleading. It is not Jewry or most Jews who support legalization, it is the liberal dominated organizations, the Court Jews of the left who are doing so against the wishes of actual Jews. In December, the Center for Immigration Studies commissioned a Zogby study (I appreciate the irony) on support for immigration reform measures across religious communities. Given the choice between A (Enforcing the law, causing illegals to emigrate) or B (Allow illegals to stay with some penalties and conditions), emigration beat earned legalization 43-40%. While this is within the margin of error, it shows that our purported leadership are acting on behalf of a minority and ignoring the plurality. In fact, when only given the option of enforcement leading to emigration, 80% somewhat or strongly supported the measure. Only 11% opposed it in theory. [LA replies: the title I gave the entry, “Jews join with Hispanics to push for comprehensive immigration reform,” reflects the wording of the article from The Jewish Forward: “Hispanics and Jews are moving to the forefront in a burgeoning political alliance.”]
Posted by Lawrence Auster at February 12, 2010 11:25 AM | Send