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Unformatted text preview: Immigration Detention Neg Dartmouth 2K9 1 Index Index............................................................................................................................................................................................................1 Racism Frontline..........................................................................................................................................................................................2 Human Rights Frontline...............................................................................................................................................................................3 US- Mexico Relations Frontline..................................................................................................................................................................4 States Solve legal services...........................................................................................................................................................................5 Immigrants are getting access to legal services- DC proves........................................................................................................................5 Politics Links- popular.................................................................................................................................................................................7 The partisan division on immigration policy is traceable to policy choices made in the late 1970s. Democrats in Congress responded to the arrival of immigrants and refugees in that period by creating costly resettlement assistance programs, including a new resettlement bureaucracy, the Office of Refugee Resettlement (ORR), within the Department of Health, Education, and Welfare. This move introduced a strong element of federal redistribution into the immigration debate. Republicans, therefore, were put in the position of opposing mass immigration because it imposed burdensome costs in the form of welfare and public aid. Our review of the committee and floor debates between 1978 and 1981 shows that use of public assistance animated considerable opposition to an open-door policy at least 15 years before the initial rumblings of Proposition 187................................................................................................................8 Amelia Brown - Debating the Bottom Line - SAIS Review 20:1 SAIS Review 20.1 (2000) 197-200 Review Essay Debating the Bottom Line Amelia Brown Migration and Policy The Congressional Politics of Immigration Reform, by James G. Gimpel and James R. Edwards, Jr. Boston: Allyn and Bacon, 1999. 342 pp. $37.30. In 1996, the U.S. Congress passed the Illegal Immigration Reform and Individual Responsibility Act, marking a general shift away from the liberal philosophy that had characterized American immigration policy since the mid-1960s. The act's provisions included increases in funding for border controls, as well as restrictions immigration policy since the mid-1960s....
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