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October 09, 2008 - Image 12

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The Detroit Jewish News, 2008-10-09

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Mass Immigration:
Good For America?
Good For Jews?

What Should The Next President
And Congress Do About Immigration?

Dr. Stephen Steinlight is available to address your group about these urgent questions*. He is Senior Policy
Analyst at the Center for Immigration Studies and former Director of National Affairs and Senior Fellow at the
American Jewish Committee.

The current state of immigration in America:
• Both Presidential candidates are "ignoring immigration or lying about it to voters" (New York Times lead
editorial 9/19/08)
• The ICE raid on the largest kosher meat processor in the U.S. is a wake-up call to the Jewish community

• America's borders are porous and our national security and sovereignty are threatened
• Some 12 million illegal immigrants of unknown identities, whereabouts and intentions reside in the
United States
• The last seven years have witnessed the highest immigration in U.S. history, and more than half are
illegal aliens
• The U.S. population will grow by 167 million by 2060**, a number equal to the combined current

populations of Great Britain, France and Spain. Increased immigration accounts for 82% of the total
• Most Americans believe fixing our broken immigration system is one of the most urgent tasks facing our
government
• The Executive Branch and Congress have abdicated responsibility for immigration policy

Among the questions Dr. Steinlight will address are:

• What immigration policy is best for American national security?
• What immigration policy is best for American social cohesion?
• What immigration policy best reflects American and Jewish values?
• How does immigration affect the nation's demography, economic and social justice issues?
• How does immigration affect the environment, global warming and our quality of life?
• What U.S. immigration policy is best for Israel's security and pursuit of peace?
• What are the positions Obama, McCain and Congress have taken on immigration issues?

AMERICAN JEWS - ALL AMERICANS - MUST KNOW MORE ABOUT THIS ISSUE AND JOIN THE DEBATE.
Call 202-466-8185 or email center@cis.org to book Dr. Steinlight.

*There is NO FEE for this talk at synagogues, churches or other not-for-profit organizations.
**Based on projections by the Center for Immigration Studies.

Dr. Steinlight's professional
background and accomplish-
ments also include:
• Co-author, "Fractious
Nation: Unity and Division
in Contemporary
American Life"
(UC-Berkeley Press)
• Co-author, "Children of
Abraham: An Introduction
to Islam/Islamism" (KTAV)
• Former Vice President,
National Conference of
Christians and Jews
• Former Director,
Educational Outreach,
United States Holocaust
Memorial Council
• Former Executive Director,
American Anti-Slavery
Group
• Fellow, National
Endowment for the
Humanities

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