President Obama could rapidly aid Haitian immigration seekers
A Code of Silence?
Retrieved by Pat Darnell | Network News Editorials
Saturday, June 26, 2010
Excerpt | " ... THE U.S. CONFERENCE of Mayors, meeting at its annual convention this month in Oklahoma City, did something extraordinary. With no dissent, the mayors called on President Obama and Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano to "promptly" grant entry to 55,000 Haitian visa candidates with relatives in the United States, a measure that would result in tens or hundreds of millions of dollars in annual cash transfers flowing into Haiti's gasping economy. And what was the response from the administration, which has pledged to do all it can to alleviate the humanitarian suffering that befell Haiti in January's earthquake?Read the entire article at the SOURCE Link, as it goes on to explain: "The mayors' resolution was remarkable because their cities -- not the federal government, not the states -- might bear the costs associated with an influx of Haitian immigrants. ... "
Silence. [SOURCE, op\ed excerpt] ... "