He points out that granting preferred immigration status to persons who other would not qualify for such status undermines goals of immigration policy. The practice to which he prefers is granting preferential immigration status to foreign nationals in the United States who are willing to act as witnesses in criminal trials against other foreign nationals.
Anderson, G. M. (2003, November 24). La Esperanza. America, 189(17), 19-22.
Anderson argues that increased immigration to the United States should be permitted. The argument is that the nation and many major employers in the United States actively encourage foreign workers to enter the United States illegally to provide a pool of lower cost labor. Then, when family members join these illegal immigrant workers, they are harassed by police agencies and immigration authorities. Eventually, they are deported. The argument of Anderson is that, if lowe