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Why immigration amnesty isn’t the answer to Republicans’ demographic woes
The Fix

...reforming the nation's immigration laws could very well create a whole bunch of new Democrats, including in some key swing states. Let's break it down...

The rise in the Hispanic population in the United States is problematic for the GOP, but so far it's been quite slow. In 2004, Hispanics made up 6 percent of...

Amnesty for illegals can’t be defended
Pittsburgh Courrier

I am totally perplexed by Republicans who advocate amnesty for those who entered the U.S. illegally. We Republicans are supposed to be the party of law and order, a party that stands on clearly defined principles. Let’s cut through the pompous rhetoric: The issue of amnesty is only about cheap labor. All the other arguments...

What did you do on Earth Day? Four Ways Mass Immigration Affects Our Environment
FAIR

What did you do this Earth Day? I took a pledge to have no more children. After all, our nation is already overpopulated. Yet in taking the pledge, I could not help but harbor bitter resentment towards our President and Congress for failing to enforce existing immigration laws. They insist on using mass immigration to...

Eroding national sovereignty in the judicial system and the White House
Colorado Alliance for Immigration Reform
Facilitating illegal alien felons

A new report, "Justice on the Run", from the Center for Immigration Studies tells us that the ACLU is pitted against Arizona regarding mandatory detention of accused illegal alien felons.1 The case is headed toward the U.S. Supreme Court. The ACLU, who typically side with illegal...

Video: Earth Day 2014 - Let's choose sustainable immigration
Progressives for Immigration Reform

Since its inception in 1970, Earth Day has been an opportunity to bring global awareness to the fragility of our environment and the urgent need to take protective measures to sustain it. Celebrating its 44th year, Earth Day has helped galvanize over one billion people in 192 countries who participate in year-round advocacy...

Left Begins Effort to Publicize Gaps in Border Fence
Breitbart

A coalition of investigative journalists to include the Center for Investigative Reporting (CIR) recently announced a public project to map border infrastructure used to hopefully minimize unlawful crossing and other illegal activities...

The Center for Investigative Reporting’s map of a U.S./Mexico border fence,...

Legal Immigration: Lifeblood of the Left
National Review Online

Federal immigration policy has allowed about 30 million legal immigrants to settle permanently in the United States since 1980. This has affected all areas of American life, not the least being electoral politics.

Progressives openly debate the immigration issue in political terms...

A new report published...

[Boston Bomber story] Triple murder suspect got U.S. visa through Portland group
Ibragim Todashev has ties to the Boston Marathon bombers and was killed by FBI agents last year
Portland Press Herald

Collins, R-Maine, told the Commerce, Justice, and Science Appropriations Subcommittee at a hearing this month that the Portland-based Council on International Education Exchange issued a J-1 work-study visa to murder suspect Ibragim Todashev in 2008.

A suspect in three unsolved murders in Waltham, Mass., who had ties...

Racist University President judges success on skin color - video - Western Washington University President Seeks to Ensure Students, Faculty Are Less White
Breitbart

According to Bruce Shepard, president of Western Washington University (WWU), a university’s success is based not on its curriculum but on the color of its student body and faculty. In a school-wide questionnaire, the WWU community was asked, “How do we make sure that in future years 'we are not as white as we are today...

Study finds more immigrants equals more Democrats - and more losses for GOP
Washington Times

Republicans are famously divided on immigration reform [amnesty for illegal aliens], but Democrats pretty much unanimously support it. There's a reason for that...

"The enormous flow of legal immigrants into the country — 29.5 million from 1980 to 2012 — has remade and continues to remake the nation's electorate in...

Sen. Sessions Comes Out Swinging Against Secretive House Immigration Push
Breitbart

Sen. Jeff Sessions (R-AL), the ranking member of the Senate Budget Committee and arguably the leading intellectual force against amnesty in Congress, is coming out hard against a proposal backed by Majority Leader Eric Cantor to grant amnesty to illegal alien DREAMers who enlist in the military.

“We are now in a...

Tancredo Calls Out DPS Over Hiring Teachers Who Aren’t Legal Residents
CBS 4

Republican gubernatorial candidate Tom Tancredo is calling for the superintendent of Denver Public Schools to resign over a program that allows for the hiring of teachers who came to the country illegally.

The program is part of a directive from the Obama administration called Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals,...

Are Millions of Africans about to Swarm into a More Open Europe?
Limits To Growth

The spring sailing season is getting off to a roaring start in the Mediterranean, where 18,000 diverse welfare seekers from Africa and the Middle East have boarded boats headed to soft-touch Europe since the beginning of this year.

On Thursday, the Italian navy reported it had “rescued” 1000 African boaters over 24...

Denver hires teachers who came to U.S. illegally as children
Chicago Tribune

The Denver Public School system is allowing immigrants [illegal aliens] who have resided illegally in the United States since they were children to teach in its classrooms under a relaxed employment policy advanced by the Obama administration, district officials said this week.

Superintendent Tom Boasberg said in a...

DPS to hire previously undocumented immigrants [illegal aliens]
9News

...DPS is working with Teach for America to bring in people with an official status of "Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals" as determined by the federal government. Part of the requirements for DACA status is that a person must have been brought to the United States under the age of 16 and have a clean criminal record....

More Deportations Follow Minor Crimes, Records Show
The New York Times

[...] An informal tally among the immigrants gathered that recent Tuesday night found a total of 22 people who either had a spouse who had been deported or were in deportation proceedings themselves. All told, those parents had 59 children. All but nine of the children were born in this country ...

One teenager’s...

Is Immigration Really A "Jewish Value"?
VDare

...GOP House Majority Leader Eric Cantor’s ominous squishiness in the face of the Amnesty/ Immigration Surge drive... may be due to personal greed, but Jewish organizations clearly think he can be motivated by ethnic appeals. [From an email]:

...Jewish voters are ratcheting up the pressure on Majority Leader Eric...

With McCutcheon Ruling, An Activist Court Opts for Full-On Plutocracy
Common Dreams

Any doubts about the determination of an activist United States Supreme Court to rewrite election rules so that the dollar matters more than the vote were removed Wednesday, when McCutcheon v. Federal Election Commission was decided in favor of the dollar.

The court that in 2010, with its Citizens United v. FEC...

Conservatives: No immigration riders in defense bill
Politico

House conservatives are circulating a “Dear Colleague” letter urging Republican leaders not to include a proposal in the defense authorization bill that would grant legal status to young undocumented immigrants [illegal aliens] in the military...

The effort is led by Rep. Mo Brooks (R-Ala.), one of the most vocal...

FWD.us Wants More H-1B Visas, But 50% Go To Offshore Firms
Slashdot

On the day the U.S. began accepting H-1B visa applications for FY2015, Mark Zuckerberg's FWD.us PAC stepped up its lobbying efforts for more tech visas even as ComputerWorld reported that the major share of H-1B visas go to offshore outsourcing firms that use visa holders to displace U.S. workers.

'The two largest...

High deportation figures are misleading
Illegal aliens are less likely to be deported under 'deporter in chief' President Obama
Los Angeles Times

Immigration [open borders] activists have sharply criticized President Obama for a rising volume of deportations, labeling him the "deporter in chief" and staging large protests that have harmed his standing with some Latinos, a key group of voters for Democrats.

...A closer examination shows that immigrants living...

Obama administration releases tens of thousands of illegal alien criminals
Catch and Release - Interior immigration enforcement in 2013
Center for Immigration Studies
In the Denver regional office - which covers all of Colorado and Wyoming - there were 10,732 ICE contacts with illegal aliens in 2013, but not all were criminals.
 
Of the 6,586 "Criminal encounters," 2,983 were released or 45%.
 
No information in the CIS report on their specific crimes. The 2,983...
Video: Policy of Administrative Amnesty for Criminals explained by Kris Kobach
Biden says illegal aliens are already citizens
Limits to Growth

[In the following video Kansas Secretary of State Kris Kobach explains how the Obama Administration is giving administrative amnesty to illegal alien criminals. The video also shows Vice President Biden publicly stating that "illegal aliens living in the shadows I believe are already American Citizens."]

The...

Happy Border Control Day Cesar Chavez!
Cesar Chavez was a fierce opponent of illegal immigration
National Review Online

Today is Cesar Chavez’s birthday, celebrated as a state holiday in California, and an optional holiday in a few other states. Chavez has been held up as a symbol of race pride and open borders. A hagiographic film has just been released, and President Obama used the occasion of a screening at the White House to push “...

Horrific Taboo: Female Circumcision on the Rise in U.S.
NBC News

When Marie was two years old, a woman in her village in Africa cut off her clitoris and labia. Now 34 and living thousands of miles away in New York, she is still suffering.

“I have so many problems, with my husband, with sex, with childbirth,” she told NBC News, withholding her real name to protect her identity. “...

Obamacare Navigators Helping People Enroll At Mexican Consulates
Breitbart

The Obama administration has been helping to facilitate a series of events nationwide at Mexican Consulate offices to enroll people in Obamacare – and a key activist says the efforts are “our responsibility” regardless of citizenship.

“Whether they’re Mexican nationals or whether they’re United States citizens or...

Killing the rule of law softly on immigration
Hot Air

At the Corner, Mark Krikorian catches John Sandweg (previously of Immigration and Customs Enforcement) in the act of putting forward proposals which would effectively eliminate his own former job. If you can’t gain any ground in getting the Legislative branch to decriminalize entry by illegal aliens, apparently you can just...

Sessions Report Demolishes Obama 'Deporter In Chief' Myth
Breitbart

Fully 98 percent of individuals deported from the United States in 2013 were either criminals, apprehended while illegally crossing the border, or had been previously deported, according to a new analysis from Senate Budget Committee ranking member Sen. Jeff Sessions (R-AL).

The three-page document, labeled a “...

Holding Steady in West Texas
Center for Immigration Studies

Earlier this month, a group of us convened in El Paso for the Center for Immigration Studies' fourth annual border tour. On previous trips we followed the southwest boundary from east of Douglas, Arizona, to the Imperial Valley of California and traveled south along the Rio Grande from Del Rio, Texas, to Brownsville. This...

Border Gridlock: 'Alien Commuters' Travel Hours to U.S. Farm Jobs
NBC News

[...] Some 1,000 people have already lined up to cross the border for work in the fields, and soon another 8,000 to 10,000 join the line behind them ...

Norma and Roberto are both green card holders and could live and work in the United States. But they say living in Mexico is the only way to support their family...

Oregon’s Immigration Patriots Win A Round Against Their State’s “Depraved Political Class”
VDare

In late April, 2013, Oregon’s legislature passed senate bill SB833, which allows illegal aliens to obtain “driver cards.” On May Day—no coincidence, according to Jim Ludwick of Oregonians for Immigration Reform [OFIR]—Gov. John Kitzhaber, a Democrat, signed SB 833 into law.

Driver cards supposedly have the sole...

Obama Preparing to Stop ICE From Targeting Immigration Offenders
Center for Immigration Studies

On Friday, a DHS official leaked to the Los Angeles Times hints of two policy changes in the works to further reduce deportations. If implemented, we can expect deportations to drop by tens of thousands per year, and the communities where they are released can expect them to renew the criminal activity that caused them to...

Time to bring refugee program out of the shadows
Star Tribune

Refugee resettlement was once the calling of true sacrificial charity and the work of private sponsors who invested their own resources. Today, it is the work of federal contractors who have no responsibility a mere 3-4 months after the refugee has arrived.

Traditional sponsor duties have been replaced by access...

Presenting a case for open borders
The Volokh Conspiracy

CAIRCO Preface

The following article presents arguments in favor of open borders. We disagree with these points both in principle and in detail. We believe that every country has not only the right, but the obligation to control its borders, demography, and population size. It is, however, enlightening to read...

DHS Secretary Admits Department Manipulates Deportation Statistics
FAIR

Last Tuesday, Homeland Security Secretary Jeh Johnson acknowledged that the Department has been reclassifying deportation data in a way that makes it appear deportations have increased. Specifically, Secretary Johnson confirmed that the 368,000 deportations reported by Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) for fiscal...

Judge: Kansas, Arizona Can Require New Voters To Prove Citizenship
WIBW

A federal judge on Wednesday ordered the U.S. Election Assistance Commission to help Kansas and Arizona enforce laws requiring new voters to provide proof of their U.S. citizenship.

U.S. District Judge Eric Melgren in Wichita, Kan., ruled the commission has no legal authority to deny requests from Kansas and...

Boulder appoints man in country illegally to human relations panel
The Denver Post

The Boulder City Council this week appointed a man who is not in the country legally [illegal alien] to the council's Human Relations Commission, making Jose Beteta the first beneficiary of a rule change that city voters approved in November.

"I think it's exciting to actually see we changed the rules, and someone...

10 lbs of meth, worth $450,000, seized in southwest Colorado bust, 14 arrests
The Denver Post

Drug enforcement agents in southwest Colorado have busted an alleged methamphetamine ring and seized about 10 pounds of the illegal drug, worth about $450,000.

Fourteen people have been arrested ...

Stolen property, including weapons, were also seized ...

The ring has connections to Las Vegas,...

7,000+ Sex Offenders Deported from Texas in Past 3 Years
Breitbart

U.S. Immigrations and Custom Enforcement (ICE) has deported more than 860 sex offenders from the State of Texas this year, according to an official press release from the agency. More than 7,000 sex offenders have been deported from Texas alone in the past three years.

The release reveals 27% of the deported 860+...

Illegal Mining? Mexican Drug Cartels Diversifying Portfolios, Seeking New Revenue Streams
Fox News Latino

Drug cartels in Mexico are no longer being financed by cocaine production or selling crystal meth.

Even cartels have diversified. And nowadays, their biggest cash cow is illegal mining.

Other big moneymakers for groups like the Knights Templar is logging and extortion, said Alfredo Castillo, the Mexican...

Timeline: How the Obama Administration bypassed Congress to dismantle immigration enforcement
U.S. Sen. Jeff Sessions (R-AL),

In a March 14, 2014 news release, Sessions Responds To President's Immigration Announcement, False Deportation Statistics, U.S. Sen. Jeff Sessions (R-AL) revealed that:

...In testimony before the House Appropriations Committee, Homeland Security Secretary Jeh Johnson admitted this week that the Obama Administration’s...
Finally, light at the end of the amnesty tunnel
Ccommon sense is breaking through the fog with GOP
World Net Daily

The past year has been hard on Republican cheerleaders for amnesty legislation. Now comes a new Gallup Poll that puts an end to any pretense of intelligent political calculation behind the Republican establishment’s endorsement of the amnesty agenda.

It was only a year ago that the Republican establishment was...

Still No Evidence of a Labor Shortage
Report casts doubt on need for increased immigration
Center for Immigration Studies

Congress is currently considering immigration reform packages that include work permits for those in the country illegally [illegal aliens], as well as substantial increases in future legal immigration. Many in Congress argue that the country needs more workers. Yet a new analysis of government employment data by the Center...

President's Budget Assumes Amnesty - Cuts Immigration Enforcement
FAIR

President Obama's recently released budget request for fiscal year 2015 (FY2015) claims to reduce the deficit by assuming Congress passes amnesty this year. Despite Speaker John Boehner (R-OH) pledging that the House will never take up the mass guest worker amnesty bill the Senate passed last June, the President attributes...

‘Run Away’ Now Administration’s Prime Directive for Border Patrol
Limits To Growth

Mexico’s vicious drug cartels and Islamic jihadists must certainly be happy to hear that throwing a couple rocks at officers will give them free entry to the United States. The reason is the instruction of the DHS for the Border Patrol to behave more gently toward violent alien invaders.

One might reasonably...

Immigration change gives legal status to illegal alien relatives of US military
Fox News

Immigration reform may be stalled in Congress, but a new Obama administration policy is extending legal status and military benefits to thousands of illegal immigrants who are the spouses, parents and children of American military members ...

"A whole class of aliens with no right to be in the United States are...

Ann Coulter: I Never Believed GOP Was Racist Until I Read Marco Rubio's Amnesty Bill
Breitbart

Appearing at a panel with Eagle Forum’s Phyllis Schlafly across the street from the Conservative Political Action Conference (CPAC) on Saturday morning, conservative columnist Ann Coulter joked that Republicans pushing for amnesty are actually racist because increased immigration would depress the wages of black and other...

Can Republicans neutralize immigration as issue?
Yahoo News

If the apparent slow death of immigration legislation in Congress has any political repercussions this year, they probably will be felt in the subdivisions, shopping centers and ethnic eateries wrapped around Denver's southern end.

U.S. Rep. Mike Coffman represents this fast-changing district ...

Coffman was...

Missing Passport Databases Not Routinely Checked: Interpol
NBC News

Apart from the potential staggering loss of life — 239 souls that are still officially listed as missing — one of the most alarming pieces of information to come out of the Malaysian plane mystery is how easy it may be to use a stolen passport to board an international flight ...

Investigations into the operations of...

CPAC's 2014 Amnesty Panel
Center for Immigration Studies

Nearly every speaker at the first day of the annual Conservative Political Action Conference (CPAC) avoided any discussion of immigration or amnesty, a sign that Republican politicians are starting to understand that conservative voters have very little interest in doubling legal immigration and amnestying illegal aliens...

Border Patrol restricts agents' use of force
Policy changes ordered by the Border Patrol chief bar agents from firing on fleeing vehicles and discourage shooting at most rock throwers.
The Los Angeles Times

The U.S. Border Patrol has restricted border agents' authority to shoot at moving vehicles or at people throwing rocks, changing a controversial policy that has contributed to at least 19 deaths since 2010.

In a memo released Friday, Border Patrol Chief Michael Fisher directed border agents not to step in front of...

The truth about the great American science shortfall
Los Angeles Times

...Over the weekend, a Harvard researcher finally cast a more critical eye on all the hoopla. The conclusion: While the great STEM shortage isn't wholly myth, it certainly has been mightily overhyped.

Michael Teitelbaum, a senior research associate in the Labor and Worklife Program at Harvard Law School, laid out the...

Labor surplus won't help middle class
Commercial Appeal

...If mass immigration is the key to a robust economy, why are we in such bad shape? Why are more than 20 million people unemployed, or stuck in low-paying or part-time jobs? Why are tens of millions more working-age adults out of the labor force entirely? Why are we in danger of losing our middle class? After all, between...

When Will America End Immigration Cash-for-Visas Racket?
Nooz Hawk

This may be the first and last time I ever write these words: America, follow Canada.

Our neighbors to the north finally have wised up to the international cash-for-visas scam. The country recently ended its foreign investor program that put residency up for sale to the highest bidder. We should have done the same a...

HHS: 60K Unaccompanied Illegal Alien Children Will Be Caught in ’14; Up 815% in 3 Yrs
CNS News

The Department of Health and Human Services is estimating in its new budget proposal that the number of unaccompanied alien children who will be caught having illegally entered the United States will rise to 60,000 in fiscal 2014.

That is up about 815 percent from the 6,560 unaccompanied alien children (UAC) who were...

Federal Government Refuses to Enforce Immigration Law on the Southwest Border
The Foundry

The Arizona Daily Star reports that less than half the people picked up by an Arizona Department of Public Safety officer and suspected to be in the country illegally are taken into custody by federal immigration officials or jailed. Despite the best efforts of state and local law enforcement officials to enforce U.S....

Trump to GOP: Illegal Immigrants Won't Vote for You 'No Matter How Nice You Are'
Breitbart

Speaking at CPAC on Thursday, Donald Trump said that illegal immigrants, whom Democrats and House GOP leaders want to legalize, will simply not vote for Republicans.

He blasted those who want open borders, saying, "We're either a country or we're not. We either have borders or we don't."...

If conservatives...

Amnesty is a vote-killer for GOP, says WashPo poll
Washington Post

A new poll by the Washington Post shows that amnesty is a vote-loser for GOP legislators...

Only 28 percent of independents and moderates said they were more likely to vote for a candidate who backs amnesty...

The poll also showed that the GOP’s opposition to amnesty doesn’t lower their one-in-four support...

Population Explosion Planned by Open-Borders Elites
Limits To Growth

If the powerful of business and politics have their way, America will be burdened with a historical high percentage of immigrants.

As shown by Census figures for 2010, the United States is already headed for a record proportion of foreign-born, even without the monstrous Senate bill which doubles legal immigration...

Anti-amnesty leader: Protecting unemployed, low-wage earners is moral priority
Orange County Register & NumbersUSA

Former journalist and author Roy Beck is the executive director of NumbersUSA, a Washington-D.C-area based organization that works to reduce immigration levels in the country and opposes amnesty. On its website,numbersusa.com, the organization also grades Congress members on issues such as reducing unnecessary worker visas...

Court rules Calif. school can ban American flag shirts on Cinco de Mayo
31 Fox News

A California school that stopped students from wearing American flag T-shirts on Cinco de Mayo didn’t violate their constitutional rights, an appeals court ruled Thursday.

The school’s approach, according to the appeals court, kept students safe in a climate of racial tension ...

The case dates back to May 5,...

Billionaire George Soros Donated $11 Million in Support to the US Immigration Reform [Amnesty]
Latinos Post

After the long awaited immigration reform [amnesty for illegal aliens] in the United States was suspended by the House of Representatives in 2013, a report published on Tuesday revealed that businessman George Soros increased the amount of donations to political groups who favor legislation in immigration matters in the...

Perpetual Amnesty: Minors Illegally Crossing TX Border on Rise
Breitbart

Parents in Central American countries may be sending their children to illegally cross the U.S. border into Texas after hearing that Democrats and Republicans are pushing for more laws granting amnesty to illegal [alien] immigrant minors.

Immigration officials told the Los Angeles Times that "up to 120 unaccompanied...

Denver launches hiring review after employee arrested in shooting
The Denver Post

The City and County of Denver is conducting an internal review of its background-check process for new hires after an employee was arrested on suspicion of shooting a man six times during a drive-by shooting.

Damion Baca, 33, an alleged gang member, was a utility worker for Denver Parks and Recreation since 2010...

Employment Data Show Blacks Losing Ground To Immigrants During The Obama Years
VDare

Black Americans overwhelmingly supported Barack Obama in his two presidential elections, but their employment prospects have, if anything, deteriorated during his term of in office. In particular, their position relative to other racial groups has worsened.

Historically, Blacks’ unemployment rates have been multiples...

Obama eases penalties for businesses hiring illegal aliens
Washington Times

The Obama administration regularly cuts a break for businesses that violate immigration hiring rules, reducing their fines by an average of 40 percent from what they should be, according to an audit released Tuesday that suggests the government could be doing more to go after unscrupulous employers.

According to the...

Mass Emigration Aides Corruption, Violence in Mexico
Returning illegal aliens help form self-defense groups
Center for Immigration Studies

Monday was the one-year anniversary of the self-defense groups that have challenged the drug cartels in the Mexican state of Michoacán. A new report from the Center for Immigration Studies concludes that mass emigration from Michoacán to the U.S. has created conditions that “facilitate narco-terrorists and their allied...

Asylum Fraud in Chinatown: An Industry of Lies
New York Times

[An] inquiry has led to the prosecution of at least 30 people — lawyers... paralegals, interpreters and even an employee of a church, who is on trial, accused of coaching asylum applicants in basic tenets of Christianity to prop up their claims of religious persecution. All were charged with helping hundreds of Chinese...

House GOP Slow Walks Coffman’s Immigration Bill
Colorado Observer

 As reported on Complete Colorado     

House Republicans are so wary of overhauling the nation’s immigration laws this year that only five are cosponsoring Rep. Mike Coffman’s bill to provide a path to citizenship for illegal aliens who serve in the U.S. military.

“I think the GOP is still...

Americans want legal immigration cut in half, poll finds
Washington Times

Americans want to see illegal immigrant [illegal alien] young adults given legal status [amnesty], but they are far less forgiving to most others, and want to see a huge reduction in legal immigration as well, according to a new poll released last week by a group that wants to see an immigration crackdown.

Other...

New York Times 'immigration reporters' not interested in the facts
The Examiner

Despite repeated attempts by pro-enforcement immigration activists, The New York Times continues to mislead its readers about what the Senate amnesty bill (S. 744) passed in June would do if enacted into law.

The newspaper's most recent disregard for facts pertaining to the immigration issue can be found in Jonathan...

Europeans find ethnonationalism
Growing patriot parties 'are rejecting the future being planned for them'
WorldNetDaily

...In a referendum backed by the Swiss People’s Party, a clear majority voted to impose quotas on all immigration, even from other European nations.

Though Switzerland is not a member of the EU, it has signed the Schengen Agreement on freedom of travel across European borders. Now it wants to be rid of Schengen – and...

Gang of Eight and Immigration Reform - Bordering on a National Security Nightmare
Accuracy in Media

...Some politicians, particularly those from the Republican Party, are being stampeded to act irrationally in a move to appeal to a segment of the American electorate, “Latino Voters.” We will address this foolhardy notion shortly.

While the Democratic Party has been most often seen as the party that was eager to...

Mainstream Media Has Failed to Cover Cartels, Border Security
Brietbart

Our southwest border with Mexico is completely unlike any other part of the United States. It is also a place that needs to be personally experienced in order to fully understand the complexities and nuances of life next to another country...

After the terrorist attacks of 9/11, our relationship with Mexico became...

CNN Publishes Push Poll, Promotes Amnesty
Center for Immigration Studies

Yet another flawed push poll has been released and the media have used it to promote the idea that Americans support President Obama's amnesty agenda. This time, the flawed poll comes from CNN/ORC International. It was conducted January 31 through February 2 and included 900 registered voters.

Each of the questions...

Former FCC commissioner blames himself for approving mergers that ruined journalism

Former FCC commissioner Michael Copps says that a decade of mega-merger deals approved by the communications regulator helped destroy independent journalism and local media, and he is sorry for the role he played in making that happen. 

[See open letter From the desk of a former FCC Commissioner - Journalists need...

Robots Undercut the Case for More Immigrants
The Daily Beast

With technology destroying jobs for humans, adding tens of millions of new immigrants [illegal aliens] to America will only deepen inequality and poverty...

The next 10 years are expected to see a revolution in the application of Artificial Intelligence to every day tasks... The need for human labor in construction...

Immigration reform lies: 'American workers are inferior to immigrant labor'
Examiner

Making the case that American workers are inferior to foreign labor, less bright, less educated, less talented, less qualified, less industrious, and less entrepreneurial, Chamber of Commerce CEO Tom Donohue wrote on Feb. 13, 2014, "It's in our own best interests to welcome the world's brightest minds and hardest workers...

Fed Judge Tosses Lawsuit Challenging NE Ban Illegal Aliens’ on Driver’s Licenses
Before It's News

Just yesterday TRN reported on the landslide victory in a Fremont, NE vote to bar illegal aliens from being able to rent housing.

Today, a federal judge threw out a lawsuit challenging Nebraska’s authority to deny driver’s licenses to illegal aliens who have received temporary authorization to live and work in the...

Switzerland Votes to Reintroduce Limits on Immigration
Breitbart

With almost all votes counted, it looks like Switzerland--which never joined the European Union (EU)--is set to reintroduce measures that would significantly reduce the free movement of people across its borders with the EU...

Around 51 percent are said to have voted in favour of measures which would see an effective...

Media Leave Viewers In The Dark About Trans-Pacific Partnership
Media Matters

Congress is debating whether to give the president the authority to fast-track a massive free trade agreement -- the Trans-Pacific Partnership -- between the U.S., Canada, and 10 nations from the Asia-Pacific region. The nations involved in the talks account for nearly 40 percent of the world's GDP and 26 percent of the...

New Report on the Threat of Immigration to Limited Government
Limits To Growth
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How Mass (Legal) Immigration Dooms a Conservative Republican Party
 
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A week or so ago, amnesty critic Ann Coulter revealed some ugly facts about immigration from an embargoed report published by Phyllis Schlafly’s Eagle Forum...

Rules to Aid Asylum-Seeking Refugees Are Called Security Threat
The New York Times

Republican lawmakers are assailing new exemptions from antiterrorism laws the Obama administration issued this week for war zone refugees seeking to come to the United States, saying the rules are examples of unilateral action by President Obama that weaken immigration security will exempt refugees from provisions banning...

Administration eases restrictions on asylum seekers with loose terror ties
Fox News

The Obama administration has unilaterally eased restrictions on asylum seekers with loose or incidental ties to terror and insurgent groups, in a move one senator called "deeply alarming."

The change, approved by Homeland Security Secretary Jeh Johnson and Secretary of State John Kerry, was announced Wednesday in the...

Border Chaos Now Includes Thousands of Unaccompanied Children
Limits to Growth

It was a pleasant surprise to see ICE Union Director Chris Crane appear on the Mike Huckabee show Saturday...

Crane reported that few House members have been interested in what enforcement officers see on the ground, just as the Gang of Eight Senators ignored the offers of concerned police to share their...

Republicans’ Comprehensive Immigration Folly
The GOP is handing Democrats a lifeline with its immigration-reform campaign
National Review

...The latest bright idea among Republicans inside the Beltway is a new version of amnesty that is virtually certain to lose votes among the Republican base and is unlikely to gain many votes among the Hispanics that the Republican leadership is courting...

It is hard to think of any other than their hoping to win...

Enforcement before amnesty: Opposing view
House speaker's immigration plan will repeat failure of 1986 bill
USA Today

House speaker's immigration plan will repeat failure of 1986 [amnesty] bill.

The broad consensus on enforcement includes the need for a border fence, a workable visa-tracking system, better interior enforcement, and an elimination of the magnets that attract illegal immigrants, such as blocking access to American...

What STEM shortage? Electrical engineering lost 35,000 jobs last year
ComputerWorld

Despite an expanding use of electronics in products, the number of people working as electrical engineers in U.S. declined by 10.4% last year.

The decline amounted to a loss of 35,000 jobs and increased the unemployment rate for electrical engineers from 3.4% in 2012 to 4.8% last year, an unusually high rate of job...

Some Statistical Honesty From ICE
VDare

ICE Enforcement and Removal Operations (ERO), the part of ICE responsible for removing illegal aliens from the United States, has officially released their statistics. Those statistics,with remarkable honesty, give the lie to the Regime's claim that there are a record number of deportations. And ICE ERO admits that it is...

On Immigration, What’s the Hurry?
Powerline

... The Democrats have wanted amnesty and vastly increased low-skill immigration for a long time, but why is now–2014–a good time for Republicans to join them? As things stand, public revulsion at Obamacare, along with the usual sixth-year malaise, almost guarantees that the GOP gains seats in the House. It is likely to...

Immigration: How the GOP Lost Middle America
VDare

...The GOP will agree to halt the deportation of 12 million [to 40 million] illegal aliens, and sign on to a blanket amnesty. It only asks that the 12 million not be put on a path to citizenship.

Sorry, but losers do not dictate terms...

At the Cold War's end, the GOP reached a fork in the road...

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The Liberal Newcomers
Limit immigration or watch conservative efforts become irrelevant.
National Review Online
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...By itself, the annual flow of 1.1 million legal immigrants under the current system will create more than 5 million new potential voters by 2024 and more...

California Farmers Brace for Drought and Unemployment
ABC News

Amid California's driest year on record... One-third of the Central Valley's jobs are related to farming. Strains on water supplies are expected to force farmers to leave fields unplanted, creating a ripple effect on food processing plant workers, truck drivers and those who sell fertilizer, irrigation equipment and...

US Congress Serious About Immigration Reform? If So, Let’s Follow Mexico’s Law!
Canada Free Press

Nearly 30 years after the Immigration Reform and Control Act (IRCA) of 1986 was signed into law by President Reagan, ostensibly to fix the illegal alien problem once and for all, America begins 2014 embroiled in yet another bitter, divisive, gut-wrenching debate over the fate of tens of millions of illegals who reside here...

GOP Amnesty Plan Ignores Will of Republican Voters
Judicial Watch

With the midterm elections looming, House Republicans are discounting their constituents’ wishes by crafting a measure to give illegal immigrants legal status, a chance at permanent U.S. residency and even American citizenship...

This could be costly come November. A recent national poll conducted by Judicial Watch...

Amnesty Ends the American Dream
FrontPage Magazine

Immigration is becoming unpopular everywhere else. In the UK, immigration has become so toxic that it may lead to a split from the European Union. In Australia, it helped elect a conservative government willing to tackle its migrant boat problem. Meanwhile in the United States, Republicans keep flirting with a Super-Amnesty...

Fox News Publishes Push Poll, Pushes Amnesty
Center for Immigration Studies

Nearly all of the polls allegedly showing public support for amnesty suffer from the same defect: they are designed to "push" respondents towards a certain answer. In other words, they are written in a way designed to elicit a pro-amnesty result...

 

The latest flawed poll comes from Fox News, and many other pro-...

GOP Should 'Do Nothing' on Immigration Reform
Breitbart

...Joe Scarborough warned that the one thing that could cost the GOP control of the Senate this year would be to pass immigration reform [amnesty for illegal aliens]. That same day the editors of National Review shouted "don't do it" with the warning that history proves "President Obama obviously can’t be trusted" to abide...

To fight the cartel, Mexican emigrants return to their hometowns
Many who have long lived in California travel or send resources to central Mexico to support militias standing up for their communities ...
Los Angeles Times

Martin Cruz was chopping onions in the cramped kitchen of the Birrieria Apatzingan restaurant in Pacoima and talking with his co-worker Bertha Infante about the violence that has gripped their hometown — the namesake of the eatery where they work.

Cruz, 47, and Infante, 36, are from Apatzingan in the Mexican state of...

Deportation Relief Seen As More Important Than Pathway to Citizenship
Pew Hispanic Trends Project

While lopsided majorities of Hispanics and Asian Americans support creating a pathway to citizenship [amnesty] for unauthorized immigrants [illegal aliens], two new surveys also show that these groups believe it is more important for unauthorized immigrants to get relief from the threat of deportation...

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