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Immigration anger fuels House vote
CNN

A week before a possible government shutdown, the House of Representatives spent time on a Republican bill that doesn't fund any federal agencies, and even its supporters admit is already dead on arrival in the Democratic-led Senate.

House Republican leaders are still building support for their spending bill, and are...

Rep. Mike Coffman votes to uphold Obama amnesty
Lamborn, Gardner vote to overturn Obama immigration order
Gazette

Colorado's next Senator, Rep. Cory Gardner, voted Thursday with most House Republicans to repeal President Obama's order allowing more than 4 million immigrants in the country illegally to stay, triggering accusations that his pledge to help immigrant communities during his campaign this year was hollow.

Gardner's...

Court ruling challenges Obama immigration action
Watchdog.org

n a ruling that could short-circuit one of President Obama’s executive actions on immigration, a federal court has allowed U.S. tech workers to challenge extensions of foreign laborers’ status here.

The case of Washington Alliance of Technology Workers v. the U.S. Department of Homeland Security has “major...

Boehner Negotiates Terms of Surrender to King Barack's Executive Amnesty
Breitbart

Republicans in Washington, under the tutelage of House Speaker John Boehner, are planning a full-scale cave to President Barack Obama’s executive amnesty, by aiming to fund Obama’s immigration action in full this week.

Boehner on Tuesday pitched colleagues on a plan that utilizes bills from the reliably...

Obama's immigration plan isn't worth the paper it's printed on
The Hill

Though he didn't discuss the details during his [November 21, 2014] speech, President Obama has issued a series of memos that reveal exactly why unilateral, lawless actions from him aren't worth the paper they're printed on. His planned changes to his Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program illustrate exactly...

Obamacare offers firms $3,000 incentive to hire illegals over native-born workers
Washington Times

Under the president’s new amnesty, businesses will have a $3,000-per-employee incentive to hire illegal [alien] immigrants over native-born workers because of a quirk of Obamacare.

President Obama’s temporary amnesty, which lasts three years, declares up to 5 million illegal immigrants to be lawfully in the country...

Illegal immigrants to be eligible for Social Security, Medicare
Fox News

Illegal immigrants who apply for work permits in the U.S. under President Obama’s new executive actions will be eligible for Social Security and Medicare, the White House says.

Under the sweeping actions, immigrants who are spared deportation could obtain work permits and a Social Security number, which would allow...

Congressional Research Service: Congress Has Power to Block Funding for Obama's Executive Amnesty
Breitbart

The Congressional Research Service (CRS) has concluded that House Appropriations Committee chairman Rep. Hal Rogers (R-KY) is wrong, and that Congress can in fact block funding for President Barack Obama’s executive amnesty order.

“In light of Congress’s constitutional power over the purse, the Supreme Court has...

Executive Action for Immigration
Canada Free Press

The President’s “immigration accountability executive action” has confused many Americans since a president’s action is more or less a “wish list” and does not have the legally binding power of an executive order. Unlike an executive order, an executive action is not published in the Federal Register.

An executive...

Robert Rector: Amnestied Illegal Immigrants to Cost Taxpayers $2 Trillion Over Their Lifetime
Breitbart

The undocumented immigrants [illegal aliens] granted amnesty by President Barack Obama’s executive orders will likely cost taxpayers $2 trillion, according to Heritage Foundation poverty  expert Robert Rector. 

“The net cost — which is total benefits minus total benefits paid in — of the amnesty recipients I...

Va. woman admits $7.2 mil. child-credit tax scam
WatchDog dot Org

More than a year after Watchdog reported the IRS sent thousands refunds to the tiny town of Parksley, Va., a woman has pleaded guilty ...

Linda Avila admitted to obtaining more than $7.2 million in refunds by exploiting the federal government’s child tax credit program.

Avila filed more than 1,700 tax returns...

Alien Tidal Wave Now Assured
Canada Free Press

...Pity our children. They must live in the desolate country we are creating for them...

The highest of our leaders, our President, has just come in front of us to set in motion a leprosy of executive actions that must tear down our safety, stability, and legitimacy as a culture. He has inserted a Trojan Horse of...

Alinsky Does Amnesty
The only limit on the president’s power that he recognizes is political expediency
National Review Online

President Obama is an Alinskyite.

...Saul Alinsky was a loathsome figure — a radical statist who whose toxic brew of thoroughgoing deceit and brass-knuckles extortion (“direct action”) has become a part of mainstream politics. But in tying the president to the seminal community organizer whose theories and tactics so...

The 1986 Amnesty’s Baby Bubble
VDare

This graph is from p. 26 of the Public Policy Institute of California’s 2002 book, Understanding the Future of Californians’ Fertility: The Role of Immigrants by PPIC demographers Laura E. Hill and Hans P. Johnson. They calculated the Total Fertility Rates (babies per woman per lifetime) by ethnicity in California...

America Has Been Warned: Edward Gibbon’s The Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire
Breitbart

..What can a chronicler of barbarian invasions, writing in the 18th century, explain to Americans in the 21st century?What lessons can we learn today from the fall of an ancient empire? Plenty. Many.

Indeed, as immigration is a hot issue today, we might look to long-ago scholarship to remind us that the basic...

Remarks by the President in Address to the Nation on Immigration
White House dot Gov

The White House - Office of the Press Secretary

For Immediate Release - November 20, 2014

Remarks by the President in Address to the Nation on Immigration

Cross Hall  8:01 P.M. EST
THE PRESIDENT: My fellow Americans, tonight, I’d like to talk with you about immigration ...

Related-The White...
A Republic, If We Can Keep It: The Founders vs. 'Emperor Obama'
Breitbart

As “Emperor Obama”—to cite a title applied to Barack Obama by House Speaker John Boehner, Senator Jeff Sessions, and others—proceeds with his plan to trample the Constitution by issuing an Executive Order on amnesty for illegals, perhaps it’s worth looking back to see how the authors of the Constitution might have reacted...

How Our Democracy Works
National Review Online

The executive actions on immigration that President Obama announced yesterday, and the two kinds of modes in which his administration made the announcement (a presidential speech and a Department of Justice legal memo), highlight the challenge of thinking constitutionally in an age when constitutional thought and legal...

Why the President Will Go Through with His Threat to Act Unilaterally on Immigration Policy
Center for Immigration Studies

The president has placed himself in a box of his own making. The construction of that box began in 2008 when he first ran for the presidency. At a campaign event, he said this about his commitment to passing "comprehensive immigration reform": "I will make it a top priority of my first year as president."1

He didn'...

Three things that are illegal about Obama's immigration plan
Fox News

...If Obama ever finds himself in a court of law, he would surely be advised to invoke the Fifth Amendment. He is prone to contradiction and tends to be a good witness against himself...

Consider his self-incriminating statements on immigration and executive powers. A year ago, when asked if he had the authority to...

Obama’s Amnesty Plan: A Step to Non-Citizen Voting
The Fiscal Times

Prsident Obama has vowed to grant amnesty to millions of undocumented immigrants [illegal aliens]...

Some on the right accuse Democrats of wanting to stack the deck in their favor by opening our doors to millions of mostly Hispanic immigrants living in the U.S. illegally. The reasoning is simple: Latinos have...

Video: Five Times Obama Made His Case Against Executive Amnesty – And What He's Saying Now
Breitbart

1. 2011 Univision town hall:

“There are enough laws on the books by Congress that are very clear in terms of how we have to enforce our immigration system that for me to simply, through executive order, ignore those congressional mandates would not conform with my appropriate role as president,” he said.

...
22 Times President Obama Said He Couldn't Ignore or Create His Own Immigration Law
John Boehner, Speaker of the House

With the White House poised to grant executive amnesty any day now despite the American people’s staunch opposition, on Sunday President Obama was asked about the many, many statements he made in the past about his inability to unilaterally change or ignore immigration law. His response was astonishingly brazen: “Actually,...

Video: Obama confirms executive amnesty is unconstitutional
YouTube

The president makes the case that he has to enforce the "laws on the books" on immigration and can't just bypass Congress.

 

Related article

Obama: 'There Are Certain Things I Cannot Do' Unilaterally on Immigration, Breitbart, November 17, 2014.

Looming Obamnesty Just A Symptom Of America’s Democidal Democracy
VDare
The Obama Amnesty, threatened as early as this week, is bigger than the perfidy of one President—it’s a systemic failing of our form of government. Our ruling elite clearly has a positive interest in making life worse for the majority of people in the country and in actively degrading the concept of citizenship. Our democidal...
Obama ices the cake of his new America
We either stop destruction of our country, or all is lost
World Net Daily
Right now, Obama and his administration are obsessed with immigration. His goal is not to reform our laws to make them work and put logical restrictions on the number and type of immigrants we allow across our borders, either as visitors, residents or, ultimately, new citizens.   His goals are to increase the numbers of...
Obama: 'There Are Certain Things I Cannot Do' Unilaterally on Immigration
Breitbart
On Sunday, President Barack Obama conceded that there are some things he "cannot do" unilaterally on immigration.   At a G20 press conference in Australia, Obama was asked why in years past he has said he could not act as an "emperor" or a "king" to "just do things by myself" on immigration. He was also asked what has...
Reflections On Our American Republic
The Progressive RINO Establishment is selling us down the river
Canada Free Press
The Progressive RINO Establishment is selling us down the river, as they imbibe with cavalier abandon the good life inside a rainbows-and-unicorns Beltway Bubble; a place where virtue and principle have no redeeming equitable value: in fact, quite the opposite.   Morality creates problems if one is interested in conducting...
State Department puts out $5 million reward for U.S.-born Zetas leader
Fox News Latino

The U.S. State Department has put out a $5 million reward for information leading to the arrest of an American citizen who allegedly heads a faction of the ultra-violent Zetas drug cartel in southern Mexico.

José María Guízar Valencia, also known as "El Charly" or "Z-43," is wanted by U.S. authorities ...

“The...
March of the Non-White Babies
MSN News

By 2050, there will be no racial majority in the United States. "Minorities"—or groups that are thought of as minorities now—will outnumber the white population ...

The share of so-called "new minorities"—Hispanics, Asians and multi-racial groups in America—is going to double. If your first guess is that this is all...

Executive Order On Immigration To Affect Millions
CBS 4

President Barack Obama is poised to act soon to unveil a series of executive actions on immigration that will shield possibly around 5 million immigrants living in the country illegally from deportation, according to advocates in touch with the White House.

For Arturo Hernandez Garcia, the proposal would be...

Father Asks Obama to Use Executive Order to Bring Son Slain by Illegal Alien Back to Life
Breitbart

A grieving father is asking President Barack Obama to bring his son, who was killed by an illegal alien, back to life with an executive order on immigration. 

“While your Executive Order pad is out, can you write one to bring my son and the tens of thousands (actually over 100,000) killed by illegal aliens back to...

Immigrant Families Benefit Significantly from Obamacare
Accounted for 42% of Medicaid growth since 2011
Center for Immigration Studies

A key part of the Affordable Care Act is Medicaid expansion for those with low incomes. A new analysis of government data by the Center for Immigration Studies shows that immigrants and their U.S.-born children (under age 18) have been one of the primary beneficiaries of Medicaid growth. The data show that immigrants and...

42 percent of new Medicaid signups are immigrants, their children
The Examiner
Immigrants and their U.S.-born children make up more than 40 percent of new Medicaid recipients at a cost of $4.6 billion, according to an analysis of government data.   The Center for Immigration Studies, a low-immigration advocacy group, released a report early Thursday that found both legal and illegal immigrants and...
Report: Islamic State handlers lured Colorado girls, recruited others
The Denver Post

Three Arapahoe County girls stopped on their way to join the Islamic State interacted through Twitter with high-level militant recruiters who had already lured several Westerners to Syria, according to a new report from an international terror monitoring group.

The Westerners included a 33-year-old Minnesota man...

The Financial Costs of Illegal Immigration
National Center for Policy Analysis
Many people believe that illegal immigrants [aliens] receive little government welfare, but that is not the case, contends David Inserra, research associate with the Heritage Foundation. In a new report, Inserra provides some numbers on the fiscal cost of illegal immigration.   The typical American household received $31,...
Killed by Illegal Aliens: Victim Families Gather in Day of Remembrance
Breitbart

Stolen lives, that is how families refer to the death of their loved ones at the hands of criminals who were present in the country illegally when these men and women’s lives were stopped short. The Stolen Lives Quilt organization gathers these families and friends and on the National Remembrance Day to speak out not only...

Incoming GOP Senate chairman plans border bill
The Denver Post

Even as President Barack Obama prepares to take executive action on immigration, an incoming GOP Senate chairman said Monday he is working on a border security bill and will aim to move it once the new Republican-controlled Congress convenes in January.

Sen. Ron Johnson of Wisconsin, who is in line to chair the...

Federal judge strikes down Arizona's controversial immigrant smuggling law
Fox News Latino

A federal judge has struck down Arizona's 2005 immigrant smuggling law on the grounds that it's trumped by federal statutes.

The ruling Friday by U.S. District Judge Susan Bolton marked the latest in a string of restrictions placed by the courts on Arizona's effort to get local police to confront illegal immigration...

Blue State Rejects Drivers Licenses for Illegal Aliens
Breitbart
The big story Tuesday night was the midterm shellacking Democrats took. Less amplified was the rejection of a law to provide drivers licenses to illegal immigrants [aliens] in the blue state of Oregon.    Measure 88 put the state’s law to grant people who cannot provide proof that they are in the U.S. legally to obtain...
Video: Ben Shapiro destroys the false premise that amnesty will solve Republican’s Hispanic problem


Establishment Republicans believe that Hispanic immigrants and illegal aliensare a natural conservative constituency and that amnesty will entice them to support the GOP. Ben Shapiro takes a look at the polls to disprove this false premise.

 

Voter Fraud Looms on Close Electoral Races
Limits To Growth
With the vital mid-term elections coming up on Tuesday, the frequency of voter fraud has been a worrying sidebar. But we shouldn’t be surprised, given the enormous illegal alien population that has grown in its numbers and sense of entitlement.   It’s crazy to work hard for worthy candidates and spend billions of dollars...
License, ID card policies stir concerns over illegal immigrants voting
Fox News

As more states begin providing illegal immigrants and their children with driver's licenses and ID cards, officials are concerned some also are registering to vote -- some by mistake, and others on purpose.

The problem came to light recently in North Carolina, which compared its voter rolls against a federal...

Report: 94% Of Illegal Border Crossers Skip Court Hearings Over 11-Week Period
Breitbart

Thousands of family units that recently entered the United States illegally failed to appear before immigration judges between July 18 and October 7 of this year.

Documents from the Executive Office of Immigration Review provided to the House Judiciary Committee this week and exclusively obtained by Breitbart News...

Insuring undocumented immigrant drivers won't be cheap
Connecticut Post

When the state decided to begin issuing driver's licenses to undocumented immigrants, one reason was the belief that properly licensed drivers were more likely to get properly insured.

But when these newly licensed drivers start looking for insurance, they might find it won't come cheap ...

Donna Tommelleo, a...

Illegal aliens send home $50 billion annually but cost taxpayers more than $113 billion
Immigration Reform

Illegal immigrants [aliens] residing in the U.S. send $50 billion in remittances to their home countries each year, according to the Bureau of Economic Analysis. The World Bank estimates that number is even higher, closer to $120 billion.

To put that figure into context, $50 billion is the same amount as the U.S....

Spanish debate focuses Mike Coffman, Andrew Romanoff on immigration
The Denver Post

In Colorado's first known all-Spanish debate between political candidates, U.S. Rep. Mike Coffman, who's been learning the language since early last year, read closely from written answers. Democrat Andrew Romanoff, a more fluent speaker, spoke extemporaneously.

But amid translated talking points, both made special...

Prop. 187 lives on today in a surprising way
A generation later, the controversial measure continues to shape California politics.
Orange County Register

[...] Proposition 187 – a measure Californians overwhelmingly voted into law on Nov. 8, 1994 – was never enacted. The law would have denied public services, including public education and non-emergency health care, to immigrants living in the state illegally. This summer, state legislators officially wiped it from the books...

Non-citizen immigrants who voted in 2008 and 2010 may have swung elections
Fox News Latino

Immigrants who are not naturalized, and therefore are ineligible to vote, are casting ballots, according to two Virginia political scientists.

The political scientists, who are professors at Old Dominion University, say their research found that while the number of immigrants who vote despite not being naturalized is...

La Raza [The Race] Promotes Washington Post Guide On Where People Can Vote Without An ID
Daily Caller

The pro-amnesty Hispanic activist organization the National Council of La Raza [The Race] helpfully promoted a Washington Post article explaining which states people can vote in without having to use a photo ID.

“Voter ID laws are at-issue across the country, with newly Republican-controlled legislatures having...

The Voter-ID Myth Crashes
Enough non-citizens vote to decide close elections, a new study shows. Guess which party they favor?
National Review

...The Democrats have made a number of arguments against voter-ID laws. They argue a) that the problem of voter impersonation or in-person voter fraud is nonexistent; b) that black and poor voters are more likely than others to lack a valid ID; and c) that Republicans are attempting to “suppress” the votes of Democratic...

Obama’s immigration plan would hurt black workers: Civil-rights commissioner
Washington Times
A member of the U.S. Commission on Civil Rights told President Obama Monday that the administration’s reported plan to grant work permits to millions of illegal immigrants of illegal immigrants would have a harmful effect on black American workers.   Peter Kirsanow, a Republican appointee to the panel, said in a letter to...
Non-Citizen Voting and the 2014 Election
National Review

The Washington Post created a stir last week when it published a piece by two political scientists that revealed the findings from their study on non-citizen voting. Using some survey data, they found that 6.4 percent of non-citizens voted in 2008 and 2.2 percent voted in 2010.

These numbers are admittedly small,...

Denver charter schools face long list of requirements for ELLs [English-language learners]
The Denver Post

No public school in Denver can claim the academic accolades of Denver School of Science and Technology, or DSST, a network of charter schools vying to create schools as diverse as the city. No public school in Denver had lower academic growth than SOAR Oakland, a northeast Denver charter school that tried to turn around a...

Three decades after order, Denver schools still struggle to teach English
The Denver Post

Three decades after federal courts ordered Denver Public Schools to better serve English learners, its efforts remain plagued by inconsistencies and a large number of students who haven't shown progress in learning the language.

The district is two years into its latest plan to educate English learners, who make up...

Could non-citizens decide the November election?
Yes - non-citizens are voting
Washington Post

Could control of the Senate in 2014 be decided by illegal votes cast by non-citizens? Some argue that incidents of voting by non-citizens are so rare as to be inconsequential, with efforts to block fraud a screen for an agenda to prevent poor and minority voters from exercising the franchise, while others define such...

You May Be Surprised to See What an Analysis of Congress’ Immigration Votes Revealed
Immigration Reform

FAIR released its Congressional Voting Report for the 113th Congress tracked members’ votes on immigration-related legislation. A thorough analysis of the report revealed an unprecedented divide in opinion between parties. Democrats, uniformly, fell into line with President Obama’s amnesty and open borders agenda, while...

Resources Are Not Infinite
Immigration Reform

One of the main reasons for having an immigration system that limits immigration and a legal system that enforces those limits is that the resources of the United States are not limitless, which advocates of mass immigration fail to acknowledge. The population of the United States is growing rapidly because of immigration...

North Carolina Finds Hundreds Of Illegals On Voter Rolls
Right Wing News

Republicans often say the point of Democrats pushing a pathway to citizenship is strictly to create more Democrat voters. In this case, what you have are illegals giving an Executive “amnesty” who suddenly show up on the voter rolls

(Breitbart) With the North Carolina U.S. Senate race in a dead heta, state election...

Dem GOTV Group Caught on Camera Endorsing Voter Fraud
Hidden camera video shows the director of Work for Progress backing plans to cast fraudulent ballots
The Free Beacon

A top official at a Democratic get-out-the-vote outfit working to reelect Sen. Mark Udall (D., Colo) appears to endorse voter fraud in a hidden camera video released on Wednesday.

The video, released by conservative filmmaker James O’Keefe, shows Meredith Hicks, director of the political canvassing group Work for...

Liberal Activists in Colorado: Illegally Filling Out Ballots to Steal Votes is "Truly Awesome"
TownHall

Liberal activists working for Democrats in Colorado don't seem to think illegally filling out mail-in ballots that do not belong to them is a problem. In fact, James O'Keefe and Project Veritas just caught multiple people encouraging voter fraud by filling out discarded ballots and sending them in to be counted in the...

Rules and Paperwork Keep Long Island’s [UAC] Immigrant Children From Classroom
MSN News

Before dawn breaks and the morning light spills onto his bedroom floor, Carlos Garcia Lobo bounces out of bed, his eyes alight with anticipation, and asks his mother if he can go to school.

Each time, she replies to her 8-year-old son: Not yet.

Four months after fleeing Honduras with a 15-year-old cousin,...

Obama Administration Quietly Prepares 'Surge' Of Millions Of New Immigrant IDs
Bloomberg

...the Obama administration has quietly begun preparing to issue millions of work authorization permits, suggesting the implementation of a large-scale executive amnesty may have already begun.

Unnoticed until now, a draft solicitation for bids issued by U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) Oct. 6 says...

Demand outpaces driver's licenses for immigrants in Colorado
[Related] Hundreds gather in July for a public workshop in Denver on the law making Colorado residents in the country illegally eligible for driver's licenses
The Los Angeles Times

For Cristina Chavez it has become a middle-of-the-night ritual. For the last two months, after a long shift of cleaning offices, the 33-year-old who is in this country illegally logs onto her computer about 1 a.m., trying for her first driver's license in America.

But each time the result is the same: no appointment...

The dirty endorsement may clean up politics
Chicago Tribune

The political world is all atwitter over the decision by the Denver Post, in most years a reliably Democratic newspaper, to endorse Republican Cory Gardner for the Senate seat currently held by Mark Udall.

Democrats are not happy. Former Sen. Gary Hart blasted the choice as "one of the worst endorsement decisions,...

Colorado politics: Who’s afraid of ‘Rocky Mountain Heist?’
Michelle Malkin / Creators Syndicate

Free at last! I’m silent no more. Now, the story can be told.

Democrats here in my adopted state of Colorado did not want the new political documentary I hosted to see the light of day. They lost. This week, the 10th Circuit Court of Appeals issued an emergency injunction declaring that our movie deserved the same...

Latino vote will not be major factor in tight midterm races, Pew study say
Fox News Latino

The share of Latino eligible voters has been growing steadily, making up a record 11 percent of all people who will be able to cast a ballot in November ...

The study noted that a record 25.2 million Latinos are eligible to vote in November’s midterm elections, reflecting a rise of 3.9 million Latinos voters since...

No way - you will not make Australia home - video
Australia's approach to defending its border
Government of Australia

This video is produced in English by the Australian Government to ensure transparency of translated anti-people smuggling communication material being delivered to people offshore.

myE-Verify Launches Social Security Number Locking Tool
U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services

Last Monday, U.S. Customs and Immigration Services launched a new tool, called Self Lock, designed to combat illegal aliens who steal identities in order to game E-Verify ...

myE-Verify is a free, Web-based service that provides you with self-service features to participate in the E-Verify process. E-Verify is a Web-...

TSA Will Accept Illegal Aliens Driver's Privilege Card as ID to Board Aircrafts
Legislative Update: 10/14/2014
FAIR

Last week, the Transportation Security Administration ("TSA") confirmed, contrary to claims made by illegal alien lobby organizations, that it will allow illegal aliens to board commercial airlines by presenting an Oregon driver's privilege card. (Politifact Oregon Oct. 7, 2014) Oregon's driving privilege cards will be...

Visas: The Ebola Elephant in the Room
Immigration Reform

...while CDC Director Thomas Frieden suggests that he needs to “rethink Ebola protocol” he refuses to consider travel restrictions, despite a new Washington Post-ABC News poll showing 67% of the public support such a ban.

In addition to the American public — usually leading the common sense curve — a growing number...

Don't give your ballot to thieves
Denver Post

Ballots will soon be in the mail to all Colorado voters — whether or not the voters want a mail ballot or still live in the area. One million more mail ballots will be "in the float" than in the 2012 election, creating a situation ripe for abuse.

Adding insult to injury are the "ballot harvesters" who plan door-to...

Obama Allowing Illegals to Go Home Then Get Right Back Into the US
Breitbart
It is usually assumed that illegal aliens will have trouble returning to the U.S. if they go back home because they lack legal status as a citizen or legal resident alien. But now Obama's DREAM Act is allowing illegals to go home and then come right back into the U.S. with no repercussions at all.   Arizona's KTAR radio...
Rep. Mike Coffman says principle guided shifts on several issues
The Denver Post

As U.S. Rep. Mike Coffman made the leap from state to federal office in 2008, a national political analyst predicted he could "hold this seat as long as he wants it."

Coffman could have been forgiven for digging in his heels just three years later, ignoring the perpetual vulnerability handed to him by a Democratic...

Rep. Mike Coffman says principle guided shifts on several issues
The Denver Post

As U.S. Rep. Mike Coffman made the leap from state to federal office in 2008, a national political analyst predicted he could "hold this seat as long as he wants it."

Coffman could have been forgiven for digging in his heels just three years later, ignoring the perpetual vulnerability handed to him by a Democratic...

Democrats for Immigration Fraud
National Review Online

Cylvia Hayes, Oregon’s “First Lady” (Democrat governor John Kitzhaber’s girlfriend), has confessed to engaging in immigration fraud by entering into a sham marriage, for money, with an Ethiopian teenager in 1997 to enable him to get a green card. Hayes isn’t just the governor’s squeeze; she’s a political consultant who’s “...

Mexican Government Paying Illegal Aliens to Sign Up for DACA
Immigration Reform
The Mexican government, which seems to care very little about poor Mexicans living in Mexico, tends to take extraordinary interest in them once they leave Mexico and settle illegally in the United States. Over the years, the Mexican government, through its 50 consulates across the U.S., has been a fierce advocate on behalf of...
Changes in Cuban laws lead to a surge of migrants arriving in U.S. by land, sea and air
Fox News Latino

The number of Cubans heading to the United States has soared since the island lifted travel restrictions last year, and instead of making the risky journey by raft across the Florida Straits, most are now passing through Mexico or flying straight to the U.S.

New U.S. Customs and Border Patrol figures show that more...

Lack of Transparency About Enterovirus Outbreak Causing Americans to Question if Illegals Responsible
Breitbart
Sharyl Attkisson, the former CBS reporter who was stonewalled while investigating the Benghazi scandal, said the federal government's lack of transparency regarding the Enterovirus outbreak is leading some Americans to believe that it could be related to the thousands of illegal immigrant juveniles [Unaccompanied Alien...
Video: Immigration Enforcement Needed to Counter Criminal and Terrorist Threats
Center for Immigration Studies

A new video interview from the Center for Immigration Studies highlights the value of robust and routine immigration enforcement to discover and disrupt criminal or terrorist conspiracies involving non-citizens. While some government officials may downplay the threat to the United States from groups such as ISIS, a veteran...

L.A. County cites 16 'maternity hotel' owners
La Times

Following a flurry of complaints, Los Angeles County inspectors have cited 16 "maternity hotel" owners for illegally operating boardinghouses in residential zones.

The facilities, all in Rowland Heights or Hacienda Heights, will ultimately be shut down, county officials said...

The multi-agency inspections...

Is ISIS here? - Yes, they have been caught on our border
PowerLine

Watching Greta Van Susteren’s show on FOX News last night out of the corner of one eye, I just about fell out of my chair when Rep. Duncan Hunter made a point about the imminent threat that ISIS poses to the United States. “At least ten ISIS fighters have been caught coming across the border in Texas,” he said.

How...

Cory Gardner Runs Left On Immigration
Breitbart

Rep. Cory Gardner (R-CO) attacked his Democratic opponent for what he described as voting “to make undocumented individuals [illegal aliens] felons” in a debate Monday, underscoring how he has bucked the trend of GOP Senate candidates seizing on hawkish immigration positions amidst a border crisis and threats from President...

62 Million People in US Now Speak Language Other Than English at Home
That's 20 percent - one fifth of people living in America
Breitbart

An all-time high of nearly 62 million U.S. residents – or about one in five people – now speak a language other than English while at home, a new report from the Center for Immigration Studies (CIS) found.

[That's 20 percent  of people living in America.]

The study, based on data from the U.S. Census Bureau...

September Jobs: Amazing Record Month…for Immigrants Displacing Americans
VDare

Happy Days Are Here Again!—the old FDR theme song might be appropriate background music for all the happy talk accompanying the latest job report out today (October 3).. The economy created a healthy 248,000 jobs in September; unemployment rate fell to 5.9%—the lowest reading since July 2008; August’s anemic job number was...

Rasmussen Poll: Voters Object to Taxpayer-Funded Freebies for Illegal Aliens
Limits To Growth

In a recent survey from the Rasmussen pollsters, Americans show they are not interested in treating illegal aliens the same as citizens — not in financial benefits and not in terms of legal standing. Even a majority of Democrats don’t want illegals to get free stuff on the taxpayer’s dime...

Anyway the voters are...

Holder Quits After Gutting Immigration Enforcement and Rule of Law
Immigration Reform

Attorney General Eric Holder is retiring and leaving behind an immigration system he helped put in ruins.  No replacement has been announced. Although there is little reason to expect that his replacement will be committed to upholding immigration laws, it will be hard for anyone to be more antagonistic than Holder.

...
How Many Illegal Aliens Have Received Obamacare?
Immigration Reform

For months, the Administration has delayed revoking coverage under the Affordable Care Act (Obamacare) to aliens who cannot establish their lawful presence. (Washington Times, Sept. 22, 2014) While the original deadline to sign up for coverage for the year was March 31, 2014, for the past six months, the Administration has...

Dallas Ebola Patient Was Another Visa Mistake
Center for Immigration Studies

Look up "likely visa overstay" in the dictionary, and you should find a picture of Thomas Eric Duncan, the Liberian man who is the first Ebola case diagnosed within the United States, and who is now being treated in a Dallas hospital.

This looks like another good case for the consular officers training manual of a...

Border Patrol Agent Says Classified Intel Proves Terrorists Infiltrate U.S.
Breitbart

A U.S. Border Patrol agent in Arizona claims he was privy to classified intelligence that proves terrorists have infiltrated the homeland from Mexico.

Border agent Art Del Cueto, who heads the national union for border patrol agents Local 2544 in Tucson, made those comments in an interview with Public Radio...

Feds Grant $9 Million in Legal Aid to Unaccompanied Illegal Immigrant Minors
Breitbart

The federal government will be providing the funding for legal assistance benefiting some of the tens of thousands of unaccompanied [alien] minors recently apprehended illegally entering the United Sates.

The Department of Health and Human Services announced Tuesday that over the coming two years, it will be...

Facebook, H-1B and Age
Upon Closer Inspection

I’ve long emphasized that one of the major reasons the H-1B visa is so attractive to employers is that it enables them to avoid hiring older U.S. citizens and permanent residents. Other key reasons I’ve often cited are a desire for immobile labor (especially if the employer is also sponsoring the worker for a green card),...

Security Leaders: Immigration, Terrorism Intricately Linked
Breitbart

Several national security and conservative leaders say that U.S. immigration policy must discourage multiculturalism and encourage assimilation, or America may face a serious effort from radical Islamists seeking to institute Sharia law here.

“What we need to do is make sure everyone coming into the United States...

Refugee plan set up for Central American minors
Bellingham Herald

The Obama administration is initiating a program to give refugee status to some young people from Honduras, Guatemala and El Salvador in response to the influx of unaccompanied [alien] minors arriving at the U.S.-Mexico border.

Under the program, immigrants from those countries who are lawfully in the United States...

Teens who crossed US border alone enter schools
MSN News

The group of mostly Spanish-speaking teenage boys with styled spiky hair and high-top sneakers enthusiastically pecks away on hand-held tablets at the G.W. Carver Education Center, pausing to alert the teacher when stumped.

"If you don't know what you're supposed to write on the line, look at my examples, OK?" she...

Denver judges consider border immigration cases
9 News

Two immigration judges in Denver are hearing the asylum cases of mothers and children being held at a remote New Mexico deportation center.

The hearings on Monday and Tuesday are being held by video from Artesia, New Mexico.

The immigrant women are seeking asylum ...

Immigration lawyers have filed a...

Sessions: President’s Program To Recruit Illegal Immigrants For Military Will ‘Directly Displace’ U.S. Servicemembers During Time Of Military Layoffs

U.S. Sen. Jeff Sessions (R-AL), a senior member of the Senate Judiciary Committee, released a statement today concerning the President’s new effort to recruit illegal immigrants and visa overstays into the U.S. military. Sessions also detailed the actions the President should be taking, instead of pursuing an illegal...

Immigration Not Only Displaces American Workers—It Also Reduces Incomes
VDare

There have been heartening signs recently that immigrant displacement of American workers has finally penetrated MSM consciousness. But immigrants don’t merely take jobs Americans can do—they also have another effect: competing down the incomes of those Americans who are still employed.

Back in 1964, Nobel laureate...

California city council candidate receives death threats over Mexican flag flap
Fox News Latino

A Southern California city council candidate was fired from her day job and is receiving death threats after she posted a video in which she told a woman that it was “very disrespectful” to have a Mexican flag on her front lawn.

Tressy Capps, a political activist from California’s Inland Empire, filmed a video on her...

Pew Report: Illegal Immigrants Not Living in Shadows, Don’t Fear Deportation
Californians for Population Stabilization

According to the Pew Hispanic Trends Research Project, more than half of the nation’s 11 million aliens have lived in the United States for at least 13 years. I’ve translated this to mean that despite years of mainstream media tear-jerking hype about “living in the shadows” and “fearing deportation,” at least 6.5 million...

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