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Progressives, union members are sharply split on immigration, poll shows
The Daily Caller

President Barack Obama will host a White House meeting today with progressive immigration advocates and the AFL-CIO’s leader, Richard Trumka, highlighting the deep divide among union leaders, workers and business leaders over immigration policy.

Shortly afterwards, the president is slated to meet with a panel of...

January Jobs: Immigrants Displace Natives at a Record Clip—And That’s Even Before Amnesty!

It’s a sick labor market, with immigrants are already displacing Americans, into which our bipartisan political elite is inexplicably planning to amnesty 12-20 million illegal aliens and increase legal immigration, the January jobs report revealed last Friday.

The unemployment rate ticked up to 7.9 percent in January...

Grassley: Lessons Learned from the 1986 amnesty under President Reagan
Prepared Floor Statement - Lessons from 1986 Immigration Reform

Prepared Floor Statement of Senator Chuck Grassley of Iowa
Ranking Member, Senate Judiciary Committee
Lessons from 1986 Immigration Reform
Monday, February 4, 2013

As we look forward to a debate this year about immigration reform, I want to share my thoughts and my past experiences on this issue...

Hispanics will soon dominate California population
Hispanics predicted to equal whites by mid 2013, exceed it in early 2014
The Denver Post


Hispanics will soon become the dominant ethnic group in the nation's most populous state ...   Demographers predict the number of Hispanics in the state will equal that of whites by mid-year and exceed it in early 2014 for the first time. Each group currently represents about 39 percent of the population ......
Expert: Bipartisan immigration reform plan will cost trillions
The Daily Caller

Robert Rector, a senior research fellow with the Heritage Foundation, expects the bipartisan immigration reform proposal, which includes a path to citizenship, will end up costing taxpayers more overtime than the trillion-dollar calculations he testified to during debate over the 2007 immigration reform bill.


CAIRCO in the News "Colorado reacts to president's immigration reform"
John Brick, a spokesperson for the Colorado Alliance for Immigration Reform.
9 News


The words they heard from President Obama were the ones many in the room had waited years to hear.

At a watch party in west Denver, sponsored by Service Employees International Union (SEIU), about 100 people gathered to hear President Obama's plan. They watched a television feed of the speech the...

The Gang of 8 Proposal is Akin to Amnesty

To hear the accounts about tough bipartisan negotiations from the Senate’s “Gang of 8” on immigration, one would think that Hatfields had just made peace with the McCoys. The truth is that all the Republicans on this gang have long been supporters of amnesty. The border enforcement group Numbers USA gives Jeff Flake,...

More than $91.6 million in Medicare payments went to services for illegal aliens in recent years
Legal aliens are permitted to receive Medicare benefits
The Daily Caller
Medicare payments to health care providers for services rendered to illegal aliens totaled more than $91.6 million from 2009 to 2011, a new report released by the Department of Health and Human Services Office of the Inspector General revealed.   The $91.6 million in claims went toward services for a 2,575 illegal aliens...
Those scary dots - population in America

With US population surpassing 315 million, the United States is the third most populated country in the world. We are foolishly rushing at breakneck speed to join India and China in the one billion club. Our staggering level of material consumption magnifies demand for scarce natural resources to levels that can not be...

Bill giving Colorado illegal immigrants [aliens] in-state tuition passes test
Denver Post

Four years ago when two tearful, undocumented [illegal] high school students testified in favor of a bill to give illegal immigrants [illegal aliens] in-state tuition, supporters of the legislation had to hide the girls later because some opponents wanted to deport them.

But on Thursday, only one person showed up to...

The Colorado Compact is an empty pinata
Denver Post guest commentary

Every so often, Coloradans are treated to the spectacle of a self-selected group of elite “opinion leaders” getting together and deciding what is good for Colorado. Then other citizens step forward and remind them that Coloradans have elections and legislatures to set public policy, not “compacts.”

The Colorado...

Analysis: Colorado Dems Retreat from Illegal Immigration Crackdown They Authored
Colorado Observer

...As Democrats prepare to push for sweeping immigration reforms, the mainstream media has been quick to cite the statements of such beltway luminaries as indications that a Republican flip-flop on the issue is forthcoming...

Just a few short years ago in Colorado, Democrats too were leading the legislative charge...

Fear from Swift plant raid resonates in Greeley six years later
More than half a dozen cases-who opted to fight deportation are still dragging through the courts
Denver Post


Santos Gervacio Vicente-Vicente grows agitated and the words tumble out in increasingly rapid Spanish as he recalls the morning of Dec. 12, 2006.

"I still have fear," he says. "When I remember, it makes me very nervous. I was treated like an animal."

Vicente-Vicente is one of 273 workers...

Gessler: Voting System Still Vulnerable To Fraud

Colorado Republican Secretary of State Scott Gessler defended his search for noncitizens on voter rolls Monday, telling lawmakers that the state’s voting system remains vulnerable to fraud.

The state’s election chief said his office spent about $8,000 to mail letters to 3,903 suspected noncitizens on voter rolls...

Over the line: Fighting corruption on our border
CBS News

John Ladd owns 14,000 wild acres in southern Arizona squared up against the Mexican border. It's land that's become extremely valuable for something besides ranching: For Mexico's illegal immigrants and drug cartels, it's a golden pathway into the U.S.

"The easy part of getting across here is you got three miles to...

The Colorado Compact: An empty piñata
Exclusive: Tom Tancredo rips immigration report that waves magic wand of 'fairness'
World Net Daily

...Stacked blue ribbon commissions as a form of political manipulation are not unique to our nation’s capital. We see them at the state level, too...

Of course, if you launch a blue ribbon commission, your starting point must be the principle that all “immigrants” must be treated equally, whether legal or illegal....

Obama Will Seek Overhaul of Immigration in One Push
New York Times

President Obama plans to push Congress to move quickly in the coming months on an ambitious overhaul of theimmigration system that would include a path to citizenship for most of the 11 million illegal immigrants in the country, senior administration officials and lawmakers said last week. 

Mr. Obama and Senate...

California 'maternity hotel' where Chinese women pay thousands to give birth and make their babies American citizens closes
Chino Hills house allegedly hosted dozens of pregnant women from China who flew in to give birth and get their children American citizenship
London Daily Mail

An alleged 'maternity hotel' in Southern California where pregnant women from China stayed so they could give birth there and make their babies American citizens in the process has been closed ...

So called 'maternity hotels' don't violate federal law - a woman is permitted to travel to the U.S. on a tourist visa...

Illegal immigrants in Colorado seize upon new visa waiver
Alejandro Esparza texted his wife a smiley face Wednesday
Denver Post

The occasion for the momentous digital grin was a small change in a convoluted immigration regulation. On paper, that change may seem like an insignificant reform, but for American families of certain illegal immigrants such as Esparza, it represents a new opportunity to obtain a green card without tearing loved ones apart...

International News: Deportations in Mexico Rise by 30 Percent
A Honduran migrant who was deported from Mexico arrives at a migrant center in Corinto, Honduras, August 2012.

The number of undocumented immigrants deported from Mexico by immigration authorities in that country rose by 30 percent in 2012, according to the Mexican wire service Agencia Reforma.

Figures from the  National Institute of Migration, a Mexican government agency, show that between January and November, 75,000...

ICE Cancels Enforcement Agreements with 32 Local Partners
- Colorado State Patrol among them
The Center for Immigration Studies

Last week, ICE quietly announced that it was terminating 32 local enforcement task force partnerships, known as 287(g) agreements, some of which have been operating successfully for as long as ten years. This follows the revocation earlier this year of seven other task force agreements in Arizona. ICE has offered no...

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Hispanics singled out- the only children in our school systems who can't deal with English-language immersion
The Post Independent


... For some reason, Hispanics have been singled out as the only children in our school systems who can't deal with English-language immersion lest it ruin their psyches, dishonor their ethnic roots, and needlessly challenge them.   In Illinois, children who would learn English as a second language are first...
Tom Tancredo offers his own Colorado Compact on Immigration Fairness

Does the GOP have a death wish?" That's what former congressman, former gubernatorial candidate and longtime rabble-rouser Tom Tancredo asks, in the wake of a number of Republicans signing off last week on the Colorado Compact on Immigration...

In response to the December 9 announcement of the Colorado Compact --...

CAIR-Michigan Assults the U.S. Constitution - the Cult of Multiculturalism

The December 13, 2012 article CAIR-Michigan Goes After the U.S. Constitution reports that:

The Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR) has just put out an Action Alert that takes direct aim at the Constitution of the United States.

Now at this point, one might ask how Colorado...

Boulder's Intercambio helps 8,000 immigrants find their way
Denver Post

Six students in a tiny Boulder classroom sit around a table, holding an intelligent discussion about a magazine article on social media.

The classroom's common language is English, but the accents come from around the globe — China, South Korea, Mexico, Spain, Taiwan.

At the nonprofit Intercambio: Uniting...