Highlights Summaries

Periodically, CAIRCO authors will write and publish articles of interest under Immigration Highlights. A collection of these articles is included below.. 


Illegal immigration costs Colorado taxpayers $1.38 billion

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The cost of illegal immigration to Colorado taxpayers is a staggering $1,388,700,000 per year. A study by FAIR estimates a total cost of $1,450,500,000.

It's the amnesty, stupid

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House Majority Leader Eric Cantor (R-Va.) lost his seat in Congress on June 10, 2014 to economics professor Dave Brat, who was supported by the Tea Party. This is the first time since 1899 that a sitting House majority leader has been ousted. It is a monumental event.

Top 10 reasons to oppose the Enlist Act (H.R. 2377)

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From FAIR:

The Amnesty Lobby is outraged that true immigration reformers prevented a "military amnesty" from making it onto the defense spending bill. This is an exciting victory for true reformers -- but we are not in the clear yet!

Who Got Jobs During the Obama Presidency? Native and Immigrant Employment Growth, 2009 to 2012

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A new analysis of government data shows that two-thirds of the net increase in employment since President Obama took office has gone to immigrant workers, primarily legal immigrants.

CAIRCO Background research - Why MS 13 matters to you - even in Colorado

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Why MS 13 matters to us all - with thanks to the following reports from the Los Angeles Times, the Washington Post, the Center for Immigration Studies and USA Today.


Human Smuggling in Colorado

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