Immigration Reform Roundup- Amnesty and Education

Here are some top articles covering the immigration issue.

Boston Herald holds the position that amnesty is not the way to go even though reform is needed.

“Another amnesty will almost certainly encourage more unlawful immigration. In 1986 Congress granted amnesty to 3 million illegal immigrants. Today we have 11 million.”


The Atlantic has a story that looks at immigration reform from the point of improving the education and lives of immigrants by looking at the poor education performance of some of the largest immigrant groups relative to whites.

“Education reform cannot work without an immigration reform worthy of the name: a reform that thinks of immigration in human-capital terms, a reform whose goal is to reduce the total number of migrants while raising their average skill levels. ”