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Menlo Park: Condoleezza Rice says immigration reform essential to strong economy

Original post made on Apr 24, 2013

Former Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice led a bipartisan gathering of elite politicians in Menlo Park on Tuesday to discuss the importance of moving ahead with national immigration reform.

Read the full story here Web Link posted Tuesday, April 23, 2013, 9:47 PM

Comments

Posted by Samir, a resident of Menlo Park: Fair Oaks
on Apr 24, 2013 at 1:31 pm

That is because highly skilled workers from abroad will take significantly lower pay compared to their native born counterparts. Why not cultivate talent here?


Posted by non-office holding repubs, a resident of another community
on Apr 24, 2013 at 1:45 pm

Why is Condi relevant (or better yet: IS she relevant?)

She is the Russia Expert brought in by Cheney a decade after the USSR collapsed from it's own weight and brought on by it's Vietnam (Afghanistan.) She read the Aug 6 PDB to Dubya (Bin Ladin Determined to Attack in US) and Dubya stayed on vacation for a month. For that she is promoted to SecState and sells us phony WMD stories.

Just another Republican who never was elected, and never will be, spouting an opinion that any and all elected Republicans will ignore, much like the so called Republican leaders (all non-elected) that signed the amicus against Prop 8.

Whoop-de-doo, from Palo Alto.

Agree with Samir: if we are going to be a high tech economy, educate Americans for it.


Posted by Hmmm, a resident of another community
on Apr 24, 2013 at 3:43 pm

non-office - tanks for succinctly stating my view. I admire the community work she's done w/African-American children & I know she has admirable cultural accomplishments. But the bad taste in my mouth left by her & the regime she was part of will always remain.