May 19, 2008
As the legislative focus has moved away from the immigration debate, I have taken a break from the blog. However, immigration is moving back into the national spotlight again, not in the form of comprehensive immigration reform but in the form of increasing enforcement activity. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) announced last week the nation’s largest criminal enforcement operation in Postville, Iowa, announcing criminal charges of over 300 persons at a meat-packing facility. I have turned my attention back to the blog to follow these events, and others, as well as the likely return of the comprehensive reform conversation as the presidential election race heats up.