Sunday, May 21, 2006

AP On Immigration Double-Standards

There may yet be some hope for the mainstream media.

The Associated Press is picking up on the double-standards that Mexico has on immigrant issues:
Mexico works to bar non-natives from jobs
Associated Press

MEXICO CITY - If Arnold Schwarzenegger had migrated to Mexico instead of the United States, he couldn't be a governor. If Argentina native Sergio Villanueva, firefighter hero of the Sept. 11 attacks, had moved to Tecate instead of New York, he wouldn't have been allowed on the force.

Even as Mexico presses the United States to grant unrestricted citizenship to millions of undocumented Mexican migrants, its officials at times calling U.S. policies "xenophobic," Mexico places daunting limitations on anyone born outside its territory.

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