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  • Immigration Amnesty: The Path to Poverty (Pigs now have their own airport)

    03/22/2013 2:48:45 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 26 replies
    The Daily Beast ^ | March 22, 2013 | David Frum
    In 2008, Mark Krikorian published an important new book arguing against permissive immigration. The book's central idea: what has changed since Ellis Island days is not the immigrants; it's the society they are immigrating to. In 1913, a Sicilian who migrated to New York City to do manual labor would discover a society willing to pay a high wage for his effort. In 2013 … not so. Yesterday's New York Times reports on a new study confirming Krikorian's insight. People of Mexican descent in New York City are far more likely to be living in poor or near-poor households than...
  • Closure of Border Patrol stations across four states triggers alarm

    07/10/2012 1:33:32 PM PDT · by Doogle · 43 replies
    FOXNEWS ^ | 07/10/12 | Judson Berger
    The Obama administration is moving to shut down nine Border Patrol stations across four states, triggering a backlash from local law enforcement, members of Congress and Border Patrol agents themselves. Critics of the move warn the closures will undercut efforts to intercept drug and human traffickers in well-traveled corridors north of the U.S.-Mexico border. Though the affected stations are scattered throughout northern and central Texas, and three other states, the coverage areas still see plenty of illegal immigrant activity -- one soon-to-be-shuttered station in Amarillo, Texas, is right in the middle of the I-40 corridor; another in Riverside, Calif., is...
  • Michelle Obama urges Latino community to pressure GOP to back immigration bill

    02/12/2011 2:36:35 PM PST · by Justaham · 45 replies
    The Hill ^ | Andrew Restuccia
    First Lady Michelle Obama called on the Latino community to put pressure on Republicans to support comprehensive immigration legislation. In an interview with Univision, the first lady said President Obama wanted to pass immigration legislation, but could not find enough support among Republicans to move a bill. The DREAM Act, a bill to give undocumented immigrants who came to the country as children and are pursuing higher education an opportunity to become U.S. citizens, had little support among Republicans, she said. The latest attempt to pass the legislation failed in December. “So I urge the Latino community, he needs help,...
  • In WA, illegal immigrants canvassing for votes

    10/22/2010 2:42:30 AM PDT · by markomalley · 51 replies · 1+ views
    AP ^ | 10/22/2010 | MANUEL VALDES
    SEATTLE – When Maria Gianni is knocking on voters' doors, she's not bashful about telling people she is in the country illegally. She knows it's a risk to advertise to strangers that she's here illegally — but one worth taking in what she sees as a crucial election. The 42-year-old is one of dozens of volunteers — many of them illegal immigrants — canvassing neighborhoods in the Seattle area trying to get naturalized citizens to cast a ballot for candidates like Democratic Sen. Patty Murray, who is in a neck-to-neck race with Republican Dino Rossi. Pramila Jayapal, head of OneAmerica...
  • New immigration bill introduced in Senate(AMNESTY)

    10/11/2010 11:03:23 AM PDT · by AuntB · 12 replies
    Peoples World ^ | Oct. 11, 2010 | Emile Schepers
    On Sept. 29, just before Congress recessed for the midterm elections, Democratic Senators Robert Menendez (New Jersey) and Patrick Leahy (Vermont) introduced a comprehensive immigration reform bill in the Senate. Although to some this seems to be an odd moment to be introducing such a thing, Menendez, Leahy and some immigrant rights activists think there is a chance of getting it passed during the lame duck session, between the election and the inauguration of the new Congress in January 2011. The bill, S 3932, has no cosponsors as yet. It is pitched to the right of the main comprehensive immigration...
  • Menendez eyes lame-duck session for immigration

    10/04/2010 9:41:11 AM PDT · by La Lydia · 22 replies
    Politico ^ | October 4, 2010
    Sen. Bob Menendez (D-N.J.) said Sunday that he introduced an immigration bill just before Congress’ midterm elections break so he could get “lame-duck movement” on the legislation after Nov. 2. “A lot of senators are retiring and might be willing to look at the issue,” Menendez said...“We need something to jump off from if we’re going to go into it in the early part of the next Congress.” He said his bill has Republican proposals in it to entice GOP senators...But Sen. John Cornyn (R-Texas)...suggested that GOP support will be difficult to get. “I hope to work with Sen. Menendez...
  • Obama Refers to Illegal Aliens as ‘Us’ As He Renews Call for Amnesty

    09/29/2010 1:18:38 AM PDT · by CedarDave · 33 replies ^ | September 28, 2010 | Terence P. Jeffrey
    President Barack Obama referred to illegal aliens in the United States as “us” on Tuesday while renewing his call for giving them a “pathway to citizenship”—an amnesty--and castigating opponents of such an amnesty as demagogues. Obama’s made the statement at what the White House billed as a “backyard discussion” at a private home in Albuquerque, New Mexico. It came in the midst of a 754-word answer he gave in response to a woman who asked: “How do you envision a comprehensive immigration reform as one measure towards America’s economic recovery and long-term vitality?” “Let’s provide a pathway to citizenship for...
  • Citizens' Group Helps Uncover Alleged Rampant Voter Fraud in Houston

    09/25/2010 7:52:45 AM PDT · by Bringbackthedraft · 62 replies
    Fox News ^ | September 25, 2010 | Ed Barnes
    “The first thing we started to do was look at houses with more than six voters in them" Engelbrecht said, because those houses were the most likely to have fraudulent registrations attached to them. "Most voting districts had 1,800 if they were Republican and 2,400 of these houses if they were Democratic . . .
  • Obama's Aunt Zeituni Onyango: The System Took Advantage of Me

    09/20/2010 3:50:21 PM PDT · by jessduntno · 41 replies
    See BS ^ | 5 Mins Ago
    President Obama's Aunt Zeituni Onyango lived in public housing as an illegal immigrant for a time because the "system" took advantage of her, she said in a recent interview. "I didn't ask for it; they gave it to me," Onyango said in an interview with CBS affiliate WBZ-TV, scheduled to air tonight and Tuesday night. "Ask your system," she continued, unapologetically, when asked about the situation. "I didn't create it or vote for it. Go and ask your system." Onyango, the half-sister of Mr. Obama's late father, moved from Kenya to the United States in 2000. She first applied for...
  • Activists say SB 1070 could boost Latino vote turnout

    09/06/2010 8:44:59 AM PDT · by SandRat · 22 replies
    SIERRA VISTA Herald/Review ^ | MARIA POLLETTA Cronkite News Service
    PHOENIX — Amid stacks of voter-registration pamphlets and reminder mailers, three pairs of volunteers hunch over tables in Mi Familia Vota’s Arizona headquarters, assembling voter-information packets and tallying registration numbers. The nonpartisan activist group has already registered 14,000 Latinos since June for Arizona’s Permanent Early Voting List and expects to register about 11,000 more by October, according to state director Francisco Heredia. Heredia said this will be the year Latinos, feeling the pressure of the recession and concerned about the effects of SB 1070, will flock to the polls and wield the influence of their numbers. “SB 1070 is definitely...
  • Swift plant sued over treatment of Muslim workers

    08/31/2010 5:46:07 PM PDT · by Daffynition · 68 replies
    TheDenverPost ^ | 08/31/2010 | staff reporter
    OMAHA — Federal officials say a JBS Swift & Co. meatpacking plant should give Muslim employees prayer time and not retaliate against workers who ask to pray. The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission filed a lawsuit Monday on behalf of more than 80 Somali Muslims. A message left at JBS Swift's U.S. headquarters in Greeley wasn't immediately returned. Hundreds of Muslim workers walked off the job at the Grand Island, Neb., plant during Ramadan in 2008, saying they needed time to pray at sunset and break a day-long fast. Management adjusted the work schedule the next day. Non-Muslims protested and the...
  • Cartel fear is here (in Medford, OR)

    08/30/2010 11:00:18 PM PDT · by Uncle Miltie · 22 replies
    Medford (OR) Mail Tribune ^ | 08/30/2010 | Greg Stiles
    Drug-trade violence in Mexico that has left more than 28,000 people dead and hundreds of thousands more terrorized during the past four years has made an imprint on Mexican expatriates living in the Rogue Valley. "People are scared so they want to leave the country to find another place to live more freely and not be scared to go out." "When people get together, they're telling each other they are scared and hope nothing happens to their family members," Perez said through an interpreter. "The cartels have more power than the government," she said. "Everyone knows the drug cartels have...
  • Obama: "US-Mexican border most secure since 1990"

    08/30/2010 10:22:06 AM PDT · by pabianice · 53 replies
    Fox News Channel | 8/30/10
    Just shown on Fox. Obama is sending 35 additional border guards a week to the US-Mexican border. Comment in The Boston Globe here.
  • King: Vilsack makes false claims to push amnesty [food prices]

    08/27/2010 4:31:29 PM PDT · by jjotto · 12 replies
    The Iowa Republican ^ | August 26, 2010 | uncredited
    Congressman Steve King (R-IA), Ranking Member of the Subcommittee on Immigration, Citizenship, Refugees, Border Security and International Law, issued the following statement after reading remarks made by Secretary of Agriculture Tom Vilsack to the Capitol Hill newspaper, Politico. In his remarks, Secretary Vilsack claimed that food prices would be “three, four or five times more” were it not for the presence of illegal immigrants working in rural America. Vilsack then used this claim as evidence to support his call for amnesty via “comprehensive immigration reform.” “Today, Secretary Vilsack made an unfounded claim that without illegal labor, Americans would be spending...
  • Immigration Agency Ends Some Deportations

    08/26/2010 7:31:57 PM PDT · by Nachum · 10 replies
    NYT ^ | 8/26/10 | Julia Preston
    Immigration enforcement officials have started to cancel the deportations of thousands of immigrants they have detained, a policy they said would pare huge case backlogs in the immigration courts. Immigration and Customs Enforcement officials said the new approach was part of a broad shift in priorities at the agency, to focus its efforts on catching and deporting immigrants who have been convicted of crimes or pose a national security threat. The policy — announced in an Aug. 20 memorandum from John Morton, the head of the agency — drew praise from immigrant advocates, who called it a common-sense strategy, and...
  • Lou Dobbs: This Is A De Facto Surrender Of National Sovereignty

    08/26/2010 3:08:43 PM PDT · by Errant · 53 replies
    Fox News (Via Youtube Video) ^ | 26 August, 2010 | Fox News
    Obama is allowing masses of illegal foriegners free access to our country. He has know intentions of upholding out constitution which guarantees protection from invasion.
  • AZ Billboard Funded by Usual Suspects

    08/22/2010 5:12:11 PM PDT · by Halfmanhalfamazing · 7 replies
    Glenn Beck ^ | August 10th
    GLENN: Let me give you the latest from the billboard setup in Phoenix, Arizona. An immigration an anti immigration law billboard on Third Street and Camelback warns: Have your papers ready. Racial profiling just ahead. It was purchased by a California organization, Brave New Foundation. They organized the money to be able to do this, they say, through a Facebook page. ... Now, who are the partners of brave new world or brave new what is it? Brave New Foundation? On the on the board is Robert Greenwald. Partners, Color For Change. That's Van Jones' organization. That's the one that...
  • American Students Struggle for U.S. Grad School Slots Against Foreign-Born Applicants

    08/20/2010 11:20:24 AM PDT · by epithermal · 28 replies
    Science ^ | August 19, 2010 | Jeffrey Mervis
    U.S. students had a much harder time getting into American graduate schools this past year than did their peers from China and the rest of the world. And while 1 year is far from a trend, a new report by the Council of Graduate Schools raises the question of how well Americans stack up against international students. Overall, the report says, 3% more international students received offers of admission for the 2010–11 academic year than in the previous year. That's the fifth increase in the past 6 years. But the survey from the Washington, D.C.,–based organization also found that 1%...
  • India Not Taking American Jobs: US Chamber

    08/16/2010 12:13:31 PM PDT · by nickcarraway · 52 replies
    Times f India ^ | Aug 16, 2010
    Slamming the critics of H-1B, a US think-tank and corporate America have suggested removal of Congressional cap on this popular work visa programme and allow markets to determine number of skilled foreign workers eligible to work in the country. "The best policy for the United States is one that sides with freedom and innovation, not restriction. It is a policy where the H-1B cap is either eliminated or set high enough that we can let the market decide on the number of new skilled foreign nationals who work in America each year," a report said. The 81-page report titled "Regaining...
  • Amnesty (is) For Dummies

    08/15/2010 11:21:15 AM PDT · by AuntB · 15 replies
    Opposing views ^ | Aug. 15, 2010 | uvbogden
    Amnesty is defined as the action of governments by which persons or groups who have committed a criminal offense of a political nature that threatens the sovereignty of a country, are granted total or partial, conditional or unconditional, immunity from prosecution for that crime. Amnesty law, the core of “Comprehensive Immigration Reform”, is not the solution to our illegal alien crisis, despite misguided claims from the Left. Indeed, past amnesty law dramatically increased illegal immigration, and any suggestion of new amnesty law only encourages more of the same, with illegals crowding into the country to get in under the wire...
  • Harry Reid - Not all Hispanics are Equal

    08/11/2010 11:48:28 AM PDT · by toma29 · 3 replies · 1+ views
    Useful Info Nation Blog ^ | 8/11/2010 | Thomas Bryan
    Apparently, not all Hispanics have Harry Reid's permission to "come out of the shadows". From The Atlantic: Reid's Hispanic Pitch The Las Vegas Review Journal reports today on Harry Reid courting Hispanics in his re-election race, and the state's 24% Hispanic population (as of 2007; it's possibly grown since then) could certainly be a critical voting bloc for him. His opponent, Sharron Angle, is an outspoken supporter of Arizona's SB 1070 and has proposed making English the official language of Nevada; Reid supports giving illegal immigrants a pathway to citizenship, but the Democratic Senate has failed to move on immigration...
  • Backdoor Amnesty

    08/02/2010 6:23:01 PM PDT · by Kaslin · 20 replies · 5+ views
    IBD Editorials ^ | August 2, 2010 | Investors Business Daily staff
    The Border: Polls show Democrats have decisively lost the debate over granting amnesty to illegals. But has that stopped them? Hardly. Using the federal bureaucracy as their agent, they plan to do it anyway. This is what happens when big government becomes so powerful that those who run it feel they can do whatever they want — no matter what the Constitution allows or the people prefer. Americans strongly oppose amnesty for those here illegally. Democrats have been frightened away from trying to pass an amnesty bill because they're terrified of the political consequences. But as the Associated Press reports,...
  • Immigration, Reconsidered

    07/14/2010 7:32:47 AM PDT · by kabar · 60 replies
    American Thinker ^ | July 14, 2010 | Selwyn Duke
    What if instead of granting amnesty in one fell swoop, we did so incrementally, say, to 20 percent of illegals a year for the next five years? That would still have the same ill effects, you say? OK, how about one million illegals a year until the job is done? I can hear it now: "Whoa, Duke, all you're proposing is to trade a knife through the heart for a death by a thousand cuts. A bad idea implemented more slowly is still a bad idea. And illegal means illegal." But wait -- if Congress passed an amnesty plan, it...
  • Axelrod: no prez tougher on border than Obama

    07/11/2010 7:13:20 AM PDT · by Sub-Driver · 50 replies
    Axelrod: no prez tougher on border than Obama The outcry over illegal immigration in border states notwithstanding, President Barack Obama has taken as strict an approach to the issue as any other president, White House Senior Adviser David Axelrod insisted Sunday. "No administration has been tougher on enforcement," Axelrod said on "Fox News Sunday." "We have more manpower there than ever before--more equipment drones, helicopters, airplanes. We're doing this in a smart, more efficient way and we're produing better results." Host Chris Wallace then said "there were some facts and figures that contradict what" Axelrod said. However, when interviewing Sen....
  • Downtown Kids Found Home Alone; Dad Doesn't Know It's Wrong Here

    07/02/2010 7:44:11 PM PDT · by surroundedbyblue · 15 replies
    WTAE-TV ^ | 07/02/2010
    City police said a downtown college student of Arabic decent whose 8-year-old daughter and 3-year-old son were left home alone Friday told officers he didn't know he couldn't do that.
  • Obama’s Stirring Immigration Speech Slightly Tainted by Misquote of ‘The New Colossus’

    07/01/2010 11:15:55 AM PDT · by Nachum · 20 replies ^ | 7/1/10 | Robert Benmoscher
    With immigration reform attracting negligible Republican interest and seemingly going nowhere, President Obama laid out the case for action and what it would look like in a major speech at American University this morning. In doing so, Obama employed a familiar formula: identifying what the extreme left wants to do (straight-up amnesty), identifying what the extreme right wants to do (round up every illegal and kick them out), and then placing his vision for immigration reform squarely in the middle.
  • Reports Finds Negative Correlation Between Immigration And Education Levels

    06/26/2010 8:36:49 AM PDT · by AuntB · 73 replies · 2+ views
    Liberty Digest/ CIS ^ | June 15, 2010 | Personal Liberty News Desk
    A new report from the Center for Immigration Studies (CIS) has found that California has the least-educated labor force of any state in the United States, and this may be due to the high levels of immigration in recent decades. According to the study, 9 percent of California’s population was comprised of immigrants in 1970, but by 2008 it was 27 percent. Forty years ago, the state had the 7th most educated workforce of all U.S. states in terms of the share of workers who had completed high school, but by 2008 it ranked 50th. The researchers now estimate that...
  • African influx reshapes immigration to Minnesota

    06/02/2010 11:11:40 PM PDT · by george76 · 38 replies · 829+ views
    Star Tribune ^ | May 15, 2010 | DAVID PETERSON
    The flow of immigrants to Minnesota is quietly reaching record highs amid signs of what could prove to be a profound and lasting shift in their continents of origin. For the first time ever, African nations are supplying more than half the state's legal immigrants. Four countries from that continent now stand atop the list. Arrivals are doubling and quadrupling from countries such as Kenya and Liberia even as numbers are tapering off, for a variety of reasons, from past immigrant taproots such as India, Thailand and Russia, federal data show.
  • California: Immigration raids could mar Census count

    06/19/2010 6:27:39 AM PDT · by Oldeconomybuyer · 31 replies · 407+ views
    Orange County Register (CA) ^ | June 18, 2010 | ELIAS J. GROLL
    Continuing federal immigration raids in Orange County threaten to hamper an effort by the Census Bureau to reach traditionally undercounted immigrant and minority populations. Though the Census Bureau is legally bound not to disclose the information it collects, it is viewed with suspicion among immigrant communities that associate most federal officials with immigration enforcement. U.S. law mandates that the census count both the legal and illegal immigrant population. Working with local community and faith-based groups, the Census Bureau has hired local outreach officers to market the census to their own communities in the native languages. That effort appears to have...
  • Hillary: Obama will sue Arizona over immigration-enforcement law

    06/17/2010 3:00:33 PM PDT · by Justaham · 42 replies · 722+ views ^ | 6-7-10 | Ed Morrissey
    The Right Scoop picks up this unusually concrete statement from the Obama administration on their response to Arizona’s new immigration-enforcement law. Up to now, the White House, including Barack Obama himself, has remained noncommittal about taking legal action against Arizona while continuing to criticize the bill publicly. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton removes the ambiguity and declares that the Justice Department will sue over the bill in an interview with an Ecuador media outlet:
  • Mexican senator calls for US to vote Democratic

    05/21/2010 12:36:47 PM PDT · by AuntB · 72 replies · 1,737+ views
    National Assn of Former Border Patrol Officers ^ | May 21, 2010 | NAFBPO- Foreign News Report
    Mexican senator calls for US to vote Democratic El Universal (Mexico City) 5/20/10 Speaking from the US while part of President Calderon’s entourage, the president of the Mexican senate, Carlos Navarrete Ruiz, called on the Hispanic community to deliver a triumphant victory to the Democratic party in order to assist the White House in negotiating an immigration reform. The senator of the left-leaning PRD party said, “I have no problem expressing that, as I see the circumstances in the US Congress, it would be useful and would serve Mexico if the migrants give a victory to the Democrats to increase...
  • ACLU, SEIU, MALDEF, NAACP, UFCW, NILC sue to block Arizona immigration law (stress Mexico links)

    05/17/2010 3:37:08 PM PDT · by lonewacko_dot_com · 33 replies · 850+ views
    24AheadDotCom ^ | 5/17/2010 | 24AheadDotCom
    The ACLU, MALDEF, SEIU, UFCW, NAACP, and other groups today filed a lawsuit seeking to block Arizona's new immigration law. You can get a PDF with the complaint here and links with my past coverage of the groups involved is at the Read More link below. Needless to say, this could tie the law up for a long time, so it's important to take effective action. If you'd like to do something about this: 1. Find legal scholars to weigh in on the complaint and find holes in their claims. 2. Point out to *those groups' current or potential supporters*...
  • Why More Immigrants Are an Answer to the Coming Boomer Entitlement Mess

    04/12/2010 1:10:18 PM PDT · by Lorianne · 105 replies · 1,743+ views
    LA Progressive ^ | 12 April 2010 | Robert Reich
    we boomers have a lot to be worried about because most of us plan to retire in a few years and Social Security and Medicare are on the way to going bust. I should know because I used to be a trustee of the Social Security and Medicare trust funds. Those of you who are younger than we early boomers have even more to be worried about because if those funds go bust they won’t be there when you’re ready to retire. It’s already starting to happen. This year Social Security will pay out more in benefits than it receives...
  • Amnesty Supporters Seek Second Republican Backing

    04/07/2010 8:59:17 AM PDT · by Charles West · 52 replies · 840+ views
    Youth for Western Civilization ^ | 4/6/10 | John Anderson
    Supporters of an amnesty for illegal aliens are desperately scrounging for another Republican backer in addition to liberal Republican Lindsay Graham. With Republicans holding 41 seats in the Senate, plus several working class Democrats who will vote against an amnesty, another Republican backer is needed to make the amnesty appear ‘bipartisan.’ Even Graham appears to be reluctant to be the lone Republican supporter of the bill. "I urge the President to write a bill and see if he can get another Republican, see if he can convince the 16 Democrats who voted no the last time," he said during a...
  • Immigration, Political Realignment, and the Demise of Republican Political Prospects

    04/04/2010 1:52:48 PM PDT · by rmlew · 46 replies · 1,082+ views
    Center for Immigration Studies ^ | February 2010 | James G. Gimpel
    James G. Gimpel is a professor of government at the University of Maryland, College Park. He can be reached at This Backgrounder examines the political implications of large-scale immigration. Between 1980 and 2008, 25.2 million people were granted permanent residency (green cards) by the United States. A comparison of voting patterns in presidential elections across counties over the last three decades shows that large-scale immigration has caused a steady drop in presidential Republican vote shares throughout the country. Once politically marginal counties are now safely Democratic due to the propensity of immigrants, especially Latinos, to identify and vote Democratic....
  • Another March on America

    03/24/2010 9:12:42 AM PDT · by TopOfTheBottom · 10 replies · 420+ views
    Californians for Population Stabilization ^ | 03/24/2010 | TopOfTheBottom
    On Sunday March 21st thousands of illegal alien supporters and open borders advocates met in Washington DC to demand the Obama Administration keep its promise of amnesty for illegal aliens. At the same time, there was another March on America. A March of drug thugs and illegal aliens…
  • Latino Democrats form immigration reform group

    02/28/2010 9:17:32 AM PST · by AuntB · 10 replies · 453+ views
    San Bernardino Sun ^ | Feb. 27, 2010 | Stephen Wall
    Frustrated by the lack of progress on immigration reform, area Latino Democrats are forming a new group to pressure the Obama Administration to take action on the issue. Latino Democratic politicians and community activists who voted for President Barack Obama say he has failed to fulfill a campaign pledge to overhaul immigration laws. "It's way overdue," said Gil Navarro, a member of the San Bernardino County board of education. "That was one of the promises the President gave us and we want to hold him accountable like any other public official." Navarro is creating a Latino Democratic Caucus of the...
  • When can we let go of the myth of the “conservative” Hispanics?

    02/26/2010 6:08:35 AM PST · by jmaroneps37 · 91 replies · 1,104+ views
    The Collins Report ^ | February 26, 2010, | Kevin “Coach” Collins
    We are in the ugly situation of being governed by Marxist socialists because of a few groups of voters who turned their back on American freedoms for their own benefit by voting for Obama. Hispanics were one such group. The media constantly touts Hispanics as “conservatives” and thus people real conservatives should kowtow to for fear they would stop supporting Republicans. Those of us that watch politics know calling Hispanics “conservatives” is a lie. Texas GOP Governor Rick Perry has been on the frontline of dealing with these “conservative” Hispanics and his sorry record should serve as a reminder of...
  • What March? (Immigration 'reform' march on Washington, DC)

    02/23/2010 6:03:14 PM PST · by La Lydia · 34 replies · 797+ views
    Reform Immigration For America ^ | February 23, 2010 | Deepak Bhargava
    On March 21st, we will march on Washington, DC to demand immigration reform. Our vision of reform includes immigrants and native-born U.S. citizens working shoulder to shoulder to achieve better wages, working conditions, and labor protections. People from all across America will lend their voice in the fight for reform. We will come together as one voice on the National Mall for a strong America – for families, for workers, for businesses, and for security. Join thousands from across the country in the March For America in DC on March 21st, and demand Congress act NOW to pass immigration reform...
  • Partisan Fallout of Immigration GOP Vote Share Drops as Foreign-Born % Grows

    02/19/2010 9:16:40 AM PST · by AuntB · 63 replies · 875+ views
    Center for Immigration Studies ^ | Feb. 2010 | James G. Gimpel
    How has the growth of the immigrant population changed the political partisan leanings of the places where immigrants have settled? The answer to this question is of considerable interest to academic specialists, journalists, interest groups, and political parties engaged in the immigration policy debate. If the impact of mass immigration is politically neutral, there is no reason to be concerned that constituencies will change appreciably by the settlement and naturalization of new arrivals. In that case, immigration might have economic and cultural impacts that should be anticipated, but no one need be concerned about political shifts. On the other hand,...
  • USA takes in 6,000 Somali from Uganda

    01/25/2010 6:59:29 PM PST · by Free ThinkerNY · 55 replies · 1,712+ views ^ | Jan. 25, 2010 | Abdulkarim Ssengendo
    THE American government is to resettle 5,800 refugees from Nakivale refugee camp in Isingiro district to the United States, Prosy Katura, the UN refugee agency (UNHCR) protection officer, has revealed. Katura said a team has already been sent to Nakivale to scrutinise the refugees to ensure they have no links with al-Qaeda, an extremist group. The American taskforce at the camp will also study files of individual refugees since they arrived in Uganda. During a meeting with the Germany ambassador to Uganda, Reinhard Buchholz, who visited the camp on Friday, Katura said the exercise under the “expedited Somali resettlement programme”...
  • The Terrorist Assistance and Facilitation Act (Comprehensive Immigration Reform)

    12/11/2009 8:57:20 AM PST · by AuntB · 13 replies · 862+ views
    The Reality Check ^ | DEc. 10, 2009 | Mike Cutler
    Just yesterday I wrote a commentary about the value of United States citizenship not only to decent law abiding citizens of our country but also to a small group of terrorists and criminals who understand that the coveted United States passport that citizens of our nation are eligible to receive enables them to move freely across our nation, gain access to various jobs that may have national security implications and also provides them with the ability to move freely across our nation’s borders and often easily gain entry into other countries. The commentary I wrote yesterday related to a United...
  • Giving away America-the Obama amnesty bill

    11/10/2009 10:45:04 AM PST · by AuntB · 27 replies · 2,516+ views
    Examiner ^ | Nov. 10, 2009 | Knoxville Conservative ExaminerLennis Waggoner
    Quietly slipping through the legislative process, at least until lately, is the latest incarnation of the Immigration Reform Bill, called Immigration Legislation S-9. This is still nothing but an amnesty plan and a give away of America. This plan cheapens citizen ship by giving it to virtually anyone who can get to U.S. Soil and seek it. Senate Minority Leader John Boehner has called this bill a "piece of shit" and while the words are strong, they re descriptive. This more than can be said of the full name of S-9 as sponsored by Senator Harry Reid. It is called...