I need help detailing a Congressional Testimony that explains one aspect of immigration reform, and the lament of documented/undocumented immigrants.
Ok, I picked the economics of immigration reform. I used two separate testimonies from which you can choose one (If you are required only to choose one). The two speeches are linked in many ways, so it makes sense to work with them together.
Here is a great resource for all kinds of testimony on immigration:
Let's do this one:
"The Impact of Immigration on States and Localities,"
Dr. Audrey Singer, Immigration Fellow, The Brookings Institution, testimony before the Subcommittee on Immigration, Citizenship, Refugees, Border Security and International Law, Committee on the Judiciary, U.S. House of Representatives, Washington, DC, May 17, 2007
For Singer, the federal government should be aiding states in finding and deporting illegal immigrants.
She argues that there is a tremendous amount of frustration at the inability of the federal government to stop the flow of illegals.
The big area of reform: the disconnect between federal immigration laws and their local and state counterparts.
"Thus in the absence of federal policy, we can expect that state and local officials who are feeling the pressure to take action will continue to develop their own strategies for dealing with immigrants. Regardless of how the current ...
The expert examines the congressional testimony involving immigration reform.