Add two other tidbits:
Census statistics last week showed that, for the first time, almost half of Americans under five years of age are now non-white. The reason? Hispanics accounted for half the population growth in America from 2004-05; and 70% of the growth in the population under the age of five. Project that into the future and America becomes a majority coffee-coloured country in a generation. When the disproportionately white baby-boomer generation dies off, the ethnic demographic shift could be dramatic.
Security and Prosperity Partnership of North America (SPP)
A working paper developed by the CFR for the Dept of Commerce & Homeland sec. to build an uber-nafta. Agreements were made in 2005 by canada/us/mexico to lower the borders and have more integration. The link goes to a smooze paper, but if you are interested and dig around you can see how this affects immigration.
CFR - Building a NA community or link directly to the.pdf also spp.gov Basically, secure outside borders of NA, not borders between ca/us/mex. Page 8 of the pdf outlines a common security perimeter by 2010. Also its suggested there will be a biometric North American border passes. ~ generally advocating a free flow of people. What bush has been planning all along.