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Concerns continue about Border Patrol cutbacks
Yuma Sun

Although Customs and Border Protection officials have halted a proposed series of unpaid furloughs for Border Patrol agents, the union representing agents in the Yuma Sector is concerned such cuts will still be made in the future.

“As a Border Patrol agent, a component of CBP, and under (the Department of Homeland...

Illegal immigration robs the poorest Americans
Tom Tancredo covers study showing how native-born workers suffer wage loss

America needs more low-skilled immigrants like Chicago needs more gun laws. But you wouldn’t know that listening to the debate on “comprehensive immigration reform.”

The next amnesty bill ought to be titled, “The American Worker Impoverishment Act of 2013.”

A new report by the nation’s leading immigration...

Sessions: Gang Of Eight Leaks Reveal Structural Flaws In Plan, Amnesty Precedes Enforcement
US Senator Jeff Sessions

“[Leaked details] seem to confirm Senator Schumer’s recent declaration that ‘First, people will be legalized… Then, we will make sure the border is secure.’… It is likely millions of current and future illegal immigrants who are not administrative ‘priorities’ will benefit from this amnesty regardless of whether they meet...

ICE union chief: Immigration plan to 'doom' U.S.

The union president for immigration officers blasted President Barack Obama as well as Congress’ Gang of Eight immigration proposal, saying the plan will “doom” the country on Friday.

“We’re just in shock right now that the law enforcement officers from the border control, from ICE, our prosecuting attorneys – people...

Accord reached on [illegal alien] farmworkers for immigration bill
The deal would establish a new 'blue card' for workers already in the U.S.
Los Angeles Times

It concludes one of the last major components of sweeping legislation being drafted in the Senate.

Agreement was reached late Friday between farm labor unions and growers on one of the last major components of a sweeping immigration bill beingdrafted in the Senate — a deal that would set the terms of wages, visas...

New Study: Immigration Redistributes Income from Poor U.S. Workers
Immigration and the American Worker
Center for Immigration Studies

Borjas, recognized by Business Week and the Wall Street Journal as “America’s leading immigration economist”, calculates that the wages of native-born workers in competition with immigrants (legal and illegal) are reduced by $402 billion per year.

This reduction in wages is offset by an increase in profits or wages...

Immigration Agents Ask Judge to Block Obama Initiative
[Illegal aliens in custody] ‘I fall under Obama’s Dream Act’

Ten U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement agents are asking a federal judge to block an initiative by the Obama administration that defers deportation action against law-abiding undocumented immigrants.

Announced by President Barack Obama last year, the program allows the children of undocumented immigrants who...
The Big Squeeze: Can Cities Save The Earth?

"Remove all the space within the atoms making up the human body, and every person that’s ever lived would fit inside a baseball. — Brian Greene"

...people, it seems, are willing to try. In the last century, all over the planet, billions of us have moved from villages and farms to squeeze into tighter and tighter,...

Jeb Bush and Clint Bolick's 'Immigration Wars': the wrong battle
They ignore likely realities of a system driven by market demands
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Book review:

"Immigration Wars: Forging an American Solution"
By Jeb Bush and Clint Bolick
Simon & Schuster ($27)

In a book dedicated to their grandchildren, Jeb Bush and Clint Bolick hope to resolve a divisive national issue. For Mr. Bush, former governor of Florida,...

Law Enforcement Conference Call: Gang Of 8 Agreement Would Mean Legalization First, Enforcement Maybe Never
Audio conference call with Chris Crane, President of the National ICE Council

On April 3, 2013, Chris Crane hosted a media conference call to sound the alarm about immigration reform / legalization efforts that emphasize amnesty over enforcement. Crane stated:

I’d like to begin by quoting Senator Chuck Schumer from this past weekend on NBC’s ‘Meet the Press.’ The quote is his basic description...
Job growth falls sharply; many workers drop out of labor force
LA Times

Job growth slowed markedly in March from the prior month, the government said Friday in a report that was certain to disappoint analysts and increase concerns that the economy could be heading for another springtime slump.

Employers added just 88,000 net new jobs last month, the lowest since June and down from an...

Many states fight immigration overhaul for youths - Social Security cards for illegal aliens
Under Obama's two year deferred deportation policy, illegal aliens are receiving Social Security Cards.
The Denver Post

President Barack Obama's decision last year to allow young people living in the U.S. illegally to stay and work marked the biggest shift in immigration policy in decades, hailed as a landmark step toward the American dream for a generation of immigrants.

But months later, many immigrants are having vastly different...

New drone radar reveals Border Patrol 'gotaways' in high numbers

The U.S. Border Patrol has caught a fraction of the border crossers spotted by a sophisticated sensor mounted on unmanned spy aircraft and flown over remote stretches of desert, casting doubts on claims that the area is more secure than ever, according to documents obtained by the Center for Investigative Reporting.

Age of sexual consent in Mexico is 12!

In recent months, there seems to have been an explosion of reported child sexual assaults committed by Mexican nationals, in this country illegally...

The most troubling and telling reason behind the growing epidemic of child molestation at the hands of illegal aliens, may lie in the fact the age of sexual consent...

Illegals now flooding U.S. border - audio
Some asking authorities, 'Where do we go to get our amnesty?'

[Listen to WND audio interview eith Rep. Louie Gohmert.]

...“We’ve seen the number of illegal aliens double, maybe even triple since amnesty talk started happening,” an unnamed border agent said to Townhall...

Rep. Louie Gohmert, R-Texas, is a member of the House Judiciary Committee and a former Texas...

Illegal immigration: A rising and dangerous tide
Washington Times

...This year alone, American taxpayers are footing a $113 billion bill to ensure that illegal immigrants receive free education, health care, and other services...

Studies by the FBI and the Southern Poverty Law Center (SPLC) estimate that 50 percent of all gang members in Los Angeles are illegal immigrants.

Checking Amnesty Applications Would Cost $20 Billion
What Would It Cost to Really Check an Amnesty Application?
Center for Immigration Studies

If the United States were to have yet another amnesty program for illegal aliens... what should the fee be for really checking each application? Currently United States Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) charges $465 to process (rubber-stamp?) the applications for Deferred Action on Childhood Arrivals (DACA), the...

Mexican Drug Cartels Infiltrate Suburban America
CBS News

Drug cartels from Mexico are embedding some of their most trusted agents inside the United States. Officials warn the new focus is on middle-class suburbs in the Midwest, South, and Northeast.

Drug Enforcement Administration statistics suggest a heightened cartel presence increasing from 230 American communities to...

Illegal Border Crossings Double, Border Becomes Less Secure as Beltway Gets Close to Deal on Immigration Reform

As the immigration reform Gang of Eight inside the Beltway prepares to announce a deal later this week, claiming border security will come before a path to citizenship for millions of illegals, Border Patrol agents have seen illegal border crossings double and warn the cutting of agent work hours will only result in less...

First Things First On Immigration: Secure The Border

Sen. Marco Rubio, R-Fla., is slowing down the immigration reform locomotive. Good thing, because an altogether separate, more pressing issue beckons: securing the border.

We have an absurd immigration situation in America today. Millions of poor, unskilled foreigners slip into the country illegally and sink...

Cartels dispatch agents deep inside US

Mexican drug cartels whose operatives once rarely ventured beyond the U.S. border are dispatching some of their most trusted agents to live and work deep inside the United States — an emboldened presence that experts believe is meant to tighten their grip on the world's most lucrative narcotics market and maximize profits...

Sessions: We Need an Immigration Policy That Helps Americans

The nation needs a comprehensive immigration policy that keeps out low-wage workers when so many Americans are unemployed, Alabama Sen. Jeff Sessions believes.

“The unemployment rate for teenagers is 25.1 percent,” Sessions said in an opinion piece on Friday for the National Review. “Wages are stagnant. Never before...

"You Can’t Deport 11 Million People" Statement Reflects Mistaken Image
Center for Immigration Studies

The frequently heard comment "You just can't deport 11 million people" reflects a mistaken mental image of the illegal alien population.

In the minds of, or the unconscious of, those making that statement is a vision of a static population of 11 million people, all in the same big room, all staying put, with no one...

Democrats plot to betray citizens on amnesty

Democrat state legislators in Colorado are moving to repeal an immigration enforcement law passed with great bipartisan fanfare in 2006. This is a clear warning about the fate of any immigration enforcement promises made in the next federal amnesty “grand bargain.”

In 2006, Senate Bill 90 was passed to prohibit...

Video: Michelle Malkin on border security and illegal immigration
Illegal alien jumps border fence behind Senator McCain
Fox News

Michelle Malkin discusses illegal immigration, our porous border, and how US Senators - including Sen. John McCain - watched an illegal alien sneak into the United States over an 18 foot high fence.

Michelle Malkin was featured panelist in CAIRCO's 2003 debate: The Mexican matricula consular ID card: safe...