For as long as there have been borders, there have been discussions about immigration. With immigration topics ranging from national security to whether or not to deport Justin Bieber, this debate extends deeper into the heart of America than just her geopolitical boundaries. Will congress act to initiate meaningful immigration reform? Will wall contractors in Texas see a payday unheard of since China’s Qin Dynasty? Will Steve King (R-Iowa) introduce a bill to replace the Statue of Liberty’s torch with a No Vacancy sign? Time will tell. Meanwhile, take a break from cable news hosts’ and political candidates’ wild speculation and rhetoric with some scholarly insights into this age-old debate found on Credo’s Topic Pages.
The words “Crimean” and “War,” when combined, have an old-timey ring to them, sounding better suited to the pages of a steampunk novel than the front pages of major world newspapers. As the world watches to see what Russia, Ukraine, and other world powers will do next, it’s helpful to have some quality information on the major players.