Unformatted text preview: ideal American: white, Christian, born here, speaking only English, never needing a helping hand, faithfully obeying every law and regulation, and never asking for a second chance” (Sen 140). On the other hand, the business community views the labor supply frame and new immigrants as a positive addition to the country. The business perspective views immigrants as a cheap alternative for labor. Although these views are for and against immigrants, there are legalization frames. These frames fight to help hear the immigrant’s perspective. These frames are not very effective but it is more of a tiny step to show the country that immigrants have a voice too, and another method of trying to inform people that everyone’s ancestors were not born in America, and they do not have a right to say who and who cannot live in America....
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- Fall '07
- Immigration to the United States, Rinku Sen, perspective views immigrants, Accidental American Immigration, labor supply frame