Letter: A different kind of racial prejudice
Knute and Sonja Ekker were born in Norway. They earned master's degrees at the University of Minnesota. They wanted to stay and work here. they applied for citizenship and were denied. At the present time, Sonja teaches geology and Knute teachers computer science in the junior college in Steinjer, Norway.
Steven Bray was born in Whiltshire, England. He was recruited to play football in a university on the East Coast. Upon graduation, he wanted to stay and work here. Without a greencard, he could not manage to find a job. He returned to England and is employed in the financial services field.
What is going on? Does one have to have darker skin, be uneducated and destitute to qualify for citizenship here? Is that the only kind of people we want?
I remember a president saying Cubans could come here. Castro emptied the prisons. Florida, and later the rest of the country, had to contend with them.
Thousands are camped along the Rio Grande. Texas, New Mexico, Arizona, California, and later all of us, will have to contend with them.
Why do we favor people of darker skin color?