August 6, 2017

Mark Krikorian – NRO: Was Barbara Jordan a “White Nationalist?”

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Was Barbara Jordan a “White Nationalist?”
August 3, 2017

NRO – The Corner

“The pearl-clutching reaction of much of the chattering class to the Cotton-Perdue RAISE Act on immigration has been a wonder to behold. Charlie discussed the “agree with me or you’re against immigrants” silliness, but I wanted to point out something else. The inspiration for the RAISE Act is the mid-1990s report of civil rights icon Barbara Jordan’s bipartisan U.S. Commission on Immigration Reform. Though there are many differences in the details of the two proposals, the basic ideas are the same: Abolish the ridiculous Visa Lottery, focus family immigration on nuclear family, and rationalize and streamline the skilled immigration process. But don’t take my word for it. Here are excerpts from the reports (emphasis in the original; links to the pdfs are here):…

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