Debates by Category: Immigration

July 23, 2009

‘Anchor’ Babies: No More U.S. Citizenship

The U.S. should pass H.R. 1868—the Birthright Citizenship Act of 2009—so all babies born on U.S. soil are no longer automatically made citizens. Pro or con?

August 15, 2008

Immigrants Should Learn English

The U.S. should require people to learn and speak English before they can attain citizenship. Pro or con?

June 30, 2008

Work Visas: Let the Market Rule

The U.S. should let private enterprise determine who gets jobs in the U.S. Work visas such as the H-1B are expensive, so companies will not pay for more than they need. Pro or con?

February 7, 2008

No Great Wall for Mexico

The U.S. should stress workplace enforcement of immigration laws instead of constructing barricades along the Mexican border. Pro or con?

August 22, 2007

Illegal Immigrants: The U.S. Must Act

The government should stop businesses from hiring workers who have entered the country unlawfully and fire existing immigrant employees using phony Social Security numbers. Pro or con?

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