Remittances http://mrc.org/taxonomy/term/5686/all en U.S. Still Making Life Miserable for Illegals, Says Unidentified Hillary Pollster http://mrc.org/articles/us-still-making-life-miserable-illegals-says-unidentified-hillary-pollster <div class="field field-type-text field-field-subtitle"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> One question from a pollster highlighted by the Times: &quot;The anti-immigrant sentiment in the United States is making it more difficult to send money to my family.&quot; How, exactly? </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-source"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> By</div> <a href="/author/clay-waters">Clay Waters</a> </div> </div> </div> <p>Once again, the Times is expecting American taxpayers to care not only about the plight of illegal immigrants, but on the hardship imposed on their families back in Latin America, because of the fitful U.S. crackdown on illegal immigration. </p><br /> <p>A front-page story on Thursday by Julia Preston blared "<a href="http://www.nytimes.com/2008/05/01/us/01immig.html?hp " target="_self">Fewer </a><a href="http://www.nytimes.com/2008/05/01/us/01immig.html?hp ">Latino Immigrants Send Money Home</a>." </p><p><a href="http://mrc.org/articles/us-still-making-life-miserable-illegals-says-unidentified-hillary-pollster" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Articles TimesWatch Economy IllegalImmigration JuliaPreston LabelingBias mexico NewYorkTimes NYTimes Remittances SergioBendixen TimesWatch TimesWatch.org Thu, 01 May 2008 16:43:00 +0000 admin 6144 at http://mrc.org Poor Mexicans "Being Squeezed" by Decline in Money Sent Home from Illegals http://mrc.org/articles/poor-mexicans-being-squeezed-decline-money-sent-home-illegals <div class="field field-type-text field-field-subtitle"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Isn&#039;t the plight of poor Mexicans properly the responsibility of Mexico? </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-source"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> By</div> <a href="/author/clay-waters">Clay Waters</a> </div> </div> </div> <p style="MARGIN: 0in 0in 0pt">A story from Mexico-based reporter Elisabeth Malkin on Friday's front page trawls for sympathy for poor Mexicans who come to the United States illegally to find work. Malkin went to the town of El Rodeo to find that "<a href="http://www.nytimes.com/2007/10/26/business/worldbusiness/26remit.html?_r="1&oref=slogin&pagewanted=all" " target="_self">Mexicans</a><a href="http://www.nytimes.com/2007/10/26/business/worldbusiness/26remit.html?_r="1&oref=slogin&pagewanted=all" ">Miss Money From Workers Up North</a>."</p><br /> <p style="MARGIN: 0in 0in 0pt"></p><p><a href="http://mrc.org/articles/poor-mexicans-being-squeezed-decline-money-sent-home-illegals" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Articles TimesWatch Economy ElisabethMalkin IllegalImmigration JuliaPreston mexico NewYorkTimes NYTimes Remittances TimesWatch TimesWatch.org Fri, 26 Oct 2007 17:34:00 +0000 admin 5838 at http://mrc.org U.S. Making Life Miserable for Illegals, Says Unlabeled Hillary Pollster http://mrc.org/articles/us-making-life-miserable-illegals-says-unlabeled-hillary-pollster <div class="field field-type-text field-field-subtitle"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> The Times runs a pro-illegal immigrant story and quotes the pollster behind it as saying &quot;Mexican immigrants don&#039;t feel welcome in the U.S. anymore&quot; - but fails to point out he&#039;s also part of Hillary Clinton&#039;s campaign team. </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-source"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> By</div> <a href="/author/clay-waters">Clay Waters</a> </div> </div> </div> <p style="MARGIN: 0in 0in 0pt">U.S. hostility to amnesty for illegal immigrants from Mexico is not only hurting illegals here, but crippling poor Mexicans in Mexico as well, says the Times, taking its talking points from a survey performed by a pollster. To be precise, a Democratic pollster who studies Hispanic voting trends for Hillary Clinton's presidential campaign - a tidbit that didn't get into reporter Julia Preston's sympathetic story on Mexican immigrants no longer sending cash home because of a hostile climate in the U.S.</p><br /> <p style="MARGIN: 0in 0in 0pt"></p><p><a href="http://mrc.org/articles/us-making-life-miserable-illegals-says-unlabeled-hillary-pollster" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Articles TimesWatch Campaign2008 Editorials HillaryClinton IllegalImmigration JuliaPreston LabelingBias mexico NewYorkTimes NYTimes Polls Remittances TimesWatch TimesWatch.org Thu, 09 Aug 2007 18:20:00 +0000 admin 5718 at http://mrc.org