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Thursday, July 18, 2013 12:00 am
In “Three strikes and you're in,” I endorsed the idea that what Springfield needs to make its economy perk is the entrepreneurial energy and enterprise that immigrants supply. Turns out that the Small Business Administration commissioned a report on that idea in 2012. Robert W. Fairlie, an economics professor at the University of California at Santa Cruz, concluded that the business own...
Tuesday, July 2, 2013 12:00 am
In “Three strikes and you're in,” I endorsed the idea that what Springfield needs to make its economy perk is the entrepreneurial energy and enterprise that immigrants supply. Catherine Rampell of the new York Times has more from a 2012 report commissioned by the Small Business Administration. According to Robert W. Fairlie, an economics professor at the University of California, Sa...
Thursday, June 7, 2012 07:26 pm

Might immigrants come to America to farm our universities?

I have often lamented here the continuing decline in the population of Illinois’ rural parts. (See “Devoid of life,” July 14, 2011.) Like a great many readers, I have roots in centra...
Thursday, Nov. 10, 2011 10:18 am

Immigrants as the solution, not the problem

I have no idea what the American Dream means to the 63 persons from 25 nations who were welcomed into the fraternity of the free and the brave in October ceremonies at the Old Capitol. In my version o...
Thursday, June 23, 2011 09:44 am
Coalition to Promote Human Dignity and Diversity, Liberty Brew and View and Lincoln Land Community College present free screenings and discussions of the documentary Welcome to Shelbyville at LLCC on ...
Thursday, May 6, 2010 10:01 pm

Immigration policy and the skilled international

In 2002, the government of the People’s Republic of China banned a book of oral history interviews with the sorts of people that the West does not hear about, and that the Chinese authorities do...
Thursday, April 22, 2010 04:41 pm

New laws would affect immigrants in Beardstown, Rushville

Current immigration laws split up families and needlessly criminalize people who want to work and contribute to society, advocates say. But change may come soon....

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