Feature Story
February 15, 2002

DUAL CITIZENSHIP AND LA RECONQUISTA
THE MISSING LINK

Reconquista Osuna
"I think we are practicing la reconquista in California " -- Pescador Osuna speaking to a conference on the Treaty of Guadalupe Hidalgo at the Southwestern School of Law.

DotA report from Glenn Spencer
Recent stories about dual citizenship -- especially Mexican dual citizenship -- are missing something very important -- la reconquista. Much of the discussion seems to be using a report on dual citizenship written by Stanley A. Renshon and published by the Center for Immigration Studies.
DotThe New York Times reported that Osuna told a meeting of the Southwestern School of law "While I am saying this half serious and half joking, I think we are practicing la reconquista in California." (I provided reporter Verhovick with the tape recording of Osuna's remarks.) So the man behind dual citizenship says Mexico is practicing la reconquista in California and Stanley A. Renson pays no attention to it?
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