Thanking Immigrants for the Myriad Jobs They Do

In the noisy argument over what to do with illegal immigrants, says commentator Richard Rodriguez, the common assumption is that America has done a great deal for them already. But Rodriquez argues that no one speaks of the multitude of things these workers have done for Americans. And he think it's time to say two relevant words: thank you. Rodriguez is an editor for New California Media, a consortium of ethnic news organizations and author of the book Brown: The Last Discovery of America.

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