Racial tension simmers on Martha's Vineyard as Barack Obama arrives

When Barack Obama arrives on Martha's Vineyard for his first family holiday as president, he will enjoy the sparkling sea, salty air and fresh fish and clams.

And like others he will probably be unaware of the thousands of illegal immigrants the island relies on during its summer season.
But in the recession, a small army of dishwashers, gardeners and labourers, mostly from Brazil, has created a simmering tension with some locals and amid the ... Full Story »

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Kayla Yingst
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by Kayla Yingst - Apr. 18, 2011

It is understandable that there are illegal immigration all throughout the U.S. Instead of just looking at one incident, the story should look at the problem as a whole, and incorporate Obama's imput on the situation.

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