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How immigration [amnesty] died — Part 1
The Hill

[See video summary in the original article.]

...Denis McDonough told Gutiérrez that Obama opposed a key concession that Democratic negotiators had made to House Republicans.

Sen. Charles Schumer later called. The New York Democrat, the architect of more liberal legislation from the Gang of Eight that was...

How immigration [amnesty] died, part 2: Boehner bails on bipartisan legislation
The Hill

[See video summary in the original article.]

...Reps. John Carter and Sam Johnson had worked for more than four years to craft a bipartisan immigration overhaul, risking their political reputations to join with liberal Democrats on the kind of legislation that many conservatives reviled.

In the summer of...

AFL-CIO Sees Illegal Aliens as 'Recruits'
Breitbart

Some may have wondered why Big Labor and unions like the AFL-CIO would support amnesty when it would drive unemployment numbers up and wages down, particularly for workers who are members of those unions. Now, according to the Huffington Post, the AFL-CIO's position is much clearer: it views illegal aliens as potential “...

Pew Poll: 60% Oppose Obama on Immigration Reform
Breitbart

A new national poll conducted [Oct. 30 - Nov. 6] by Pew Research has found that 60% of Americans oppose the comprehensive immigration reform [amnesty for illegal aliens] legislation President Barack Obama has been pushing...

In addition, 65% of Americans disapprove of the job Obama is doing on the economy...

...
Without immigration reform, 200-square-foot apartments will be common
The Oregonian

In a sign of the times, tiny apartments of less than 200 square feet are to be built in Portland. They will have shared kitchens.

To those familiar with population trends, this isn’t surprising. Tight living quarters may be in the future for all but the richest elite...

Ballooning population increases of...

Immigrants and the Welfare State
Why is the GOP not speaking out?
National Review Online

Welfare reform is usually an issue Republicans are more than happy to discuss. However, in the context of the debate over reforming the immigration system, the GOP has been relatively silent on matters of welfare...

The Senate immigration bill would amend existing law so that immigrants likely to become a public...

Obamacare and Uncontrolled Immigration: Full Speed to National Disaster
Tribune Papers

...A principle objective of Obamacare is to make healthcare insurance available to all residents of the United States at reasonable prices. Note that “residents” of the United States include native-born American citizens, naturalized American citizens, legal immigrants, and illegal immigrants [illegal aliens]. Most...

Deportation Numbers Unwrapped
Raw Statistics Reveal ICE Enforcement in Decline
Center for Immigration Studies

 

Introduction from the article ICE Deportations at Record Lows, NumbersUSA, October 30, 2013

A new report by the Center for Immigration Studies shows that deportations by Immigration and Customs Enforcement are in fact at record lows, not the record highs claimed by Obama administration officials. This...

H-1B visas may still harm U.S. workers
Hartford Sentinal

No American immigration program draws as mixed reviews as the H-1B plan that allows U.S. companies to import foreign workers [purportedly] when there are no qualified Americans available to do the same jobs.

Large California high-tech companies like Cisco Systems and Intel love the program, often said to allow in 65,...

The Intergenerational Big Government Culture of Hispanics

A Pew report in 2012 confirmed common knowledge that Hispanics want more big government, not less. While the report did not differentiate between Hispanic citizens and legal immigrants versus illegal alien Hispanics, the report showed that 75% of all Hispanics want bigger government, as compared with 41% of the general...

Camp of the Saints Author Fears for the Future of European Civilization
Limits to Growth

Jean Raspail, the author of Camp of the Saints, was recently interviewed by the French publication Valeurs Actuelles. The 1973 novel described a dystopian future in which millions of third worlders took to boats to migrate to Europe, a narrative that looks more like prophecy by the day, as Europe fears to turn away the...

The Elites’ Strange Plot to Take Over the World
One World Government
Salon

... the way political decision-making around security issues ricochets around the world, from Western capital to Western capital, is making a mockery of commonly held conceptions of national sovereignty..

This all demands the question: Why do we hold the conception that we live in separate nation-states? Well, it...

ICE Union: If Obama Won't Meet with Us On Immigration Bill Concerns, GOP Should
CNS News

If President Obama won't meet with Immigration and Custom Enforcement (ICE) officers regarding their concerns, House Republicans should consult with them before introducing any immigration reform [amnesty for illegal aliens] legislation, the president of the ICE union said today.

Chris Crane, President of the...

Stopping the Amnesty Train in its Tracks
RedState

...The most absurd idea – one that just won’t die – is that we [Republicans] can somehow pass “immigration reform” with Obama as president in a way that will work for us.

What better way to reward the President for his malfeasance over Obamacare than by passing amnesty? This is what passes for logic with inside-the-...

Tennessee Supreme Court Upholds Voter ID Law
FAIR

Last Thursday, the Tennessee Supreme Court upheld SB16/HB7, a 2011 Tennessee law that requires voters to provide photo identification at the polls. (WBIR, Oct. 17, 2013) The Court held that "[p]rotection of the integrity of the election process empowers the state to enact laws to prevent voter fraud before it occurs. "And...

September Jobs: Immigrant Displacement of American Workers Reaches ANOTHER New High
VDare

The shutdown-delayed employment report for September, which was supposed to be released about three weeks ago, found that only 148,000 jobs were added over the month. Even this may be too optimistic, as it reflects the situation prior to the government shutdown. Government employment actually rose in September.

Since...

Soros-Funded Group Plans 'Fly-In' to Push House Republicans on Amnesty
Breitbart

The George Soros-funded National Immigration Forum (NIF) is organizing a “fly-in” of what it calls conservatives from across the country aimed at lobbying House Republicans for an amnesty bill.

According to USA Today’s immigration beat writer Alan Gomez, NIF is planning to organize the fly in with the U.S. Chamber of...

Behind the scenes, business leaders press for immigration overhaul
McClatchy DC

While the immigration debate has been put on the back burner in Washington, national and local business heavyweights have been working behind the scenes – and using their financial might – to press House Republicans to bring legislation overhauling the immigration system to a vote.

The well-organized groups are led...

Paying Illegal Aliens to Stay - IRS gives out billions each year
Center for Immigration Studies

An estimated $4.2 billion dollars has been sent to families of illegal aliens in a single tax period through the Additional Child Tax Credit (ACTC), which offers up to $1,000 per child to all resident families, including illegal aliens. A new Center for Immigration Studies’ report faults congressional inaction,...

Obama: End Shutdown So We Can Pass Amnesty for Illegal Aliens
Brietbart

In his weekly radio address on Saturday, President Barack Obama said the government shutdown needed to end so Congress could work on comprehensive immigration reform [amnesty for illegal aliens].

Obama rejected a House Republican proposal that would have re-opened the government and raised the debt-ceiling for six-...

S.774 amnesty Immigration Bill Creates Millions of Potential Voters
Adds 4.6 million voters by 2024, 17.3 million by 2036

The Center for Immigration estimates that if the Senate Gang of Eight Immigration bill (S.744) becomes law it will add more than 17 million new potential voting-age citizens by 2036. These new potential voters are in addition to the roughly 15 million that the current level of legal immigration will add by 2036. Combined,...

Immigration Agents Rip House Lawmakers Pushing Amnesty
Breitbart

U.S. Immigration Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) agents have expressed strong concerns over House Judiciary Committee chairman Rep. Bob Goodlatte (R-VA) and other Representatives pushing for immigration legislation that would legalize the status of America’s at least 11 million [to 40 million] illegal [alien]...

USCIS Agents Warn House Republicans on Amnesty
Examiner

Tomorrow morning (Thursday) the U.S. Immigration Citizenship and Immigration Services agents will deliver to the House republicans a letter of warning on passing anything that resembles amnesty. The letter is a message specifically for Rep Bob Goodlatte, Rep Paul Ryan, Rep Eric Cantor and Rep. Luis Gutierrez.

USCIS...

Arizona to Require Proof of Citizenship in Statewide Elections
Breitbart

Officials in Arizona are seeking to ensure that residents who cannot prove they are United States citizens do not vote in statewide elections.

...Attorney General Tom Horne and Secretary of State Ken Bennett announced on Monday that "residents who haven't submitted proof of citizenship won't be able vote for such...

Mexican consulate & Denver Public Schools form partnership
As many as 500 people visit the consulate each day
The Denver Post

A partnership between the Mexican consulate and Denver Public Schools is working to close the gap between Spanish-speaking parents and Colorado's educational system with each school brochure and English-language kit they hand out.

Hundreds of people have utilized the Educational Opportunities Information Booth since...

CA 'Immigration activists' press Congress to end gridlock over Obamacare & Immigration reform [amnesty]
Banners depicting House Speaker John A. Boehner & Rep. Kevin McCarthy: 'We won’t let you stop us'
Los Angeles Times

More than 1,000 activists ended their hours-long rally and march through Hollywood on Saturday on a high note after getting word that Gov. Jerry Brown had signed several bills that would ease conditions for immigrants.

Just before noon on Saturday, a swelling crowd of union workers, immigrants and activists started...

Exclusive--Border Patrol Rep Claims Agents Being Ordered to Stand Down
Breitbart

...Shawn Moran, Vice President of the National Border Patrol Council, spoke exclusively with Breitbart News and claimed that Border Patrol management has begun the practice of ordering Border Patrol Agents to stand down and cease pursuing drug smugglers, human smugglers and traffickers, and illegal aliens. He also warned it...

CA driver’s license law for est. 1.4 million CA illegal aliens
Tax cost estimate: $140 million to $220 million for the first three years
Orange County Register

The law got passed. But the details have yet to be ironed out.

Following Gov. Jerry Brown’s signing Thursday of a driver’s license law for undocumented immigrants, the Department of Motor Vehicles is looking to draft new regulations and prepare field offices before an onslaught of new applications for the permits...

CA joins growing list of states giving driver’s licenses to immigrants in US illegally
Hard-working people who simply want to drive to work [State Senate President Pro Tem Darrell Steinberg]
Washington Post

California on Thursday joined the growing list of states that allow immigrants who are in the U.S. illegally to obtain driver’s licenses — a measure supported not only by Latino activists but by police chiefs and insurance authorities.

Democratic Gov. Jerry Brown signed the bill in front of a cheering crowd of...

House Republicans Work Immigration Behind Scenes
The issue is a top second-term goal for Obama
ABC News

Immigration overhaul legislation has been dormant in the House for months, but a few Republicans are working behind the scenes to advance it at a time the Capitol is immersed in a partisan brawl over government spending and President Barack Obama's health care law.

The chairman of the House Judiciary Committee, Rep....

Past 5 years, number of illegal aliens caught crossing Texas border rose 80.4 percent
Cronkite News

[...] The number of people caught crossing the border illegally in Texas rose from 125,000 in fiscal 2009 to 225,548 as of Sept. 19 – just two weeks before the end of fiscal 2013. That represented an 80.4 percent increase over the five-year period.

CAIRCO Research


2009 Study: Illegal immigration...

Senator Jeff Sessions Explains Special Interests on Senate Floor
Congressional Record

Senator Jeff Sessions on the Senate Floor describes the role of special interests. They want the House to pass a bill that appears to be tough on enforcement. The bill will then go to conference committee, where it will be melded with the worst aspects of the disastrous Senate Bill S. 744.

See the Congressional...

Video: Ex-ICE Official: Neglect of Workplace Enforcement Harmful to Workers and the Economy
Center for Immigration Studies

View Mr. Riley’s video interview. 
View the CIS policy video series. 

In a new Center for Immigration Studies (CIS) video, a former Assistant Special Agent in Charge at U.S. Immigration and Custom’s Enforcement (ICE) examines worksite enforcement and the agency’s neglect of illegal employment. William Riley...

ICE Released 2,837 Convicted Alien Sex Offenders to Comply With Supreme Court Ruling
CNS News

Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) has released 2,837 convicted criminal alien sex offenders back into American communities in order to comply with a Supreme Court decision authored by Clinton-appointed Justice Stephen Breyer, according to a new report by the Government Accountability Office (GAO).

The 2,837...

The Colorado Recalls Explained
The Volokh Conspiracy

Yesterday voters in Colorado recalled two State Senators. One result was not a surprise, and the other is a shock. Of course the votes are Second Amendment victories for the right to arms, but more fundamentally, they are Fourteenth Amendment victories for Due Process of Law...

Former State Senate President John...

Drug cartel teams with Mexican Mennonites to move pot to Colorado
Some drivers from the Mennonite community, others were members of notoriously brutal cartel
The Denver Post

A group of Mexican Mennonites are accused by federal authorities of working with the Juárez drug cartel to move tons of pot to Colorado Springs and North Carolina.

"They would grow, process, package the marijuana, and manufacture the sealed compartments" they installed in large pieces of farm machinery, then truck it...

Can the US Feed the World?

The September issue of Progressive Farmer magazine included a well-researched spread on “Feeding the World - Food Cliff - Can a booming world population be fed without overtaxing resources?" The article asks:

By now, just about everyone knows the scenario: more than 9 billion people on the planet by 2050, all ready...

20 million illegals in US, say former border patrol officers
Daily Caller

The number of undocumented immigrants [illegal aliens] residing in the United States is likely as high as 20 million, according to the National Association of Former Border Patrol Officers (NAFBPO).

In an open letter to Congress Monday, NAFBPO chairman Zach Taylor wrote that the current estimate of 11 million...

August Jobs: Immigrant Displacement Of American Workers Off The charts
VDare

Immigrant displacement of American workers has reached an all-time high—right as Congress returns from its August recess and, incredibly, is looking at passing some version of the Eight Gangsters’ Amnesty/ Immigration Surge bill.

Employers added 169,000 jobs in August, slightly below expectations. The unemployment...

Immigrants from India surge across Arizona border
AZCentral

...Indians are part of a mysterious surge in migrants from the South Asian country showing up at the Arizona border without legal visas and then requesting asylum to remain permanently in the U.S. out of fear they may be persecuted if returned to their homeland.

They arrive after paying as much as $35,000 to be...

Australia Adopts Tough Measures to Curb Asylum Seekers
New York Times

SYDNEY, Australia — Prime Minister Kevin Rudd of Australia moved on Friday to curtail the record number of people trying the dangerous boat journey to claim asylum in the country, pledging that no one who arrives by boat without a visa will ever be granted permission to settle in Australia.

Under the tough policy,...

Overpopulation in America and the world: radioactive oceans
Fukushima in overflow: radioactive effluent circulating into all oceans

“Humankind has not woven the web of life. We are but one thread within it. Whatever we do to the web, we do to ourselves. All things are bound together. All things connect.” ― Chief Seattle

Twenty-nine months after Fukushima’s nuclear power plants exploded and started leaking millions or possibly billions of...

Giving a Voice to the Victims Killed by Illegal Aliens - The Remembrance Project
National Campaign Underway: State Leaders Needed
Numbers USA

The Remembrance Project, a 501(c)(3) non-profit corporation based in Houston, Texas, honors and remembers Americans who have been killed by illegal aliens. One of their initiatives, "The Stolen Lives Quilt" serves to unite the victims' family members with each other, and with our American families ...

Now in 18...

An Unspoken Truth: It's the Immigration Enforcement System that Is Broken
Center for Immigration Studies

The immigration policy of an moderate, democratic, relatively wealthy country like the United States that is the preferred destination of tens of millions of potential immigrants and the actual destination of over a million new legal immigrants every year is likely to be complex and therefore difficult.

Underlying...

An Unspoken Immigration Truth: What's NOT Broken
Center for Immigration Studies

One of the most overused and hackneyed phases in the present immigration debate is: "The system is broken." The metaphor is meant to convey the immigration system is important, that its major elements are dysfunctional, and that therefore the system must be fixed. QED.

It follows from this logic that all the major...

Sessions: Immigration plan bad for U.S. workers
Business groups want cheap labor, but what about loyalty to our own people.
USA Today

There is an unspoken question at the heart of the immigration debate: What is the loyalty a nation owes to its own citizens?

Business groups financing the push for comprehensive immigration reform [amnesty for illegal aliens] believe they have the right to demand from Congress as many workers as they want from abroad...

Immigration Enforcement: A History of Neglect
Center for Immigration Studies

In 2007, former Secretary Napolitano wrote in the Washington Post that, "No one favors illegal immigration. But there are upwards of 12 million [to 40 million] people illegally in this country — people who work, who have settled their families and who have raised their children here. For 20 years our country has done...

Immigrant (entered illegally twice now) without green card asks CA top court for law license
In the meantime, he has been working as a motivational speaker and an independent contractor.
Los Angeles Times

The California Supreme Court will hear arguments Wednesday on whether a Mexican immigrant in the United States without legal permission who graduated from law school and passed the bar should be licensed as a lawyer.

Sergio C. Garcia, 36,  has been trying to get his California law license for four years. The State...

Media owned by six corporations

There are 1,500 newspapers, 1,100 magazines, 9,000 radio stations, 1,500 TV stations, 2,400 publishers... owned by only 6 corporations.


Which is why we at CAIRCO take the time to research and present news coverage from wide-ranging and diverse - but not politically correct -...

Amnesty Immigration reform's No. 1 enemy: Time
Politico

Immigration reform [amnesty for illegal alien] advocates have a new enemy: the congressional calendar.

Fall’s fiscal fights have lined up in a way that could delay immigration reform [amnesty] until 2014, multiple senior House Republican leadership aides tell POLITICO, imperiling the effort’s prospects before the...

Immigration Advocates Hijack Dr. King's Legacy for Amnesty
Brietbart

This past weekend, several thousand people gathered on the National Mall to commemorate the 50th Anniversary of Martin Luther King's "I Have a Dream" speech. In the powerful address, Dr. King envisioned a society where the "content" of a man's character meant more than the "color of his skin." Events this weekend, however,...

Obama Administration Backdoor Amnesties Illegal Alien Parents
FAIR

The Obama Administration has once again used the summer months to issue new policy that circumvents Congress and further expands its prosecutorial discretion policy, which encourages Immigration and Customs Enforcement agents to ignore immigration violations by classes of individuals.

This time, the Obama...

Coretta Scott King in 1991: Hold Employers Accountable for Hiring Illegal Aliens
Breitbart

Pro-amnesty activists trying to co-opt the civil rights messages of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. to push immigration reform [amnesty for illegal aliens] through Congress seem to be directly contradicting the wishes of the late Dr. King and his wife, Coretta Scott King. Mrs. King carried on her husband's civil rights activism...

Media Ignore Americans Killed by Illegal Alien 'DREAMers'
Breitbart

An illegal alien brutally murdered Laura Wilkerson's 18-year-old son in Texas, tied his body up, and then doused him with gasoline before burning him.

Wilkerson recalled the harrowing details on Breitbart News Sunday on Sirius XM Patriot channel 125, yet her story has gone unheard in the broader press.

Maria...

Civil rights and immigration history connected
The United States has its roots in being a welcoming place for immigrants but that wasn't always the case
The Denver Post

[...] While the United States has its roots in being a welcoming place for immigrants, that hasn't always been the case.

 It is true that a wave of new arrivals flooded U.S. shores in the late 19th and early 20th centuries, but a movement to restrict who was allowed into the country took hold as well.

In 1882...

Population growth drives need to transform flushed toilet water to tap water
Every corner of Colorado is facing a future with more people and less water
9 News

[...] Every corner of Colorado is facing a future with more people and less water ...

"The state continues to develop and we've got to provide for the long-term future of the residents here in Castle Rock as well as around the state," Marlowe said.

More and more communities are turning wastewater into drinking...

A slow-motion Colorado River disaster - a people longage in the Southwest
La Times

On Aug. 7, the head of the Southern Nevada Water Authority called for federal disaster relief to address the consequences of water scarcity in the Colorado River system. On Friday, the Bureau of Reclamation announced it would be forced to cut the flow of water into Lake Mead in 2014 to a historic low...

A nearly...

Liberal Voice Laments Mass Immigration’s Inequitable Impact on the Labor Market
Center for Immigration Studies

WASHINGTON, DC (August 21, 2013) — An internationally recognized authority on immigration policy and a Fellow of the Center for Immigration Studies (CIS), Mr. David North, argues in a new video that the United States immigration policy is “tilted against the people at the bottom of the American labor market.”

The...

EEOC’S Miami District Office & Mexican Consulate Offices Sign Historic Outreach Agreement
Pact Establishes Ongoing Collaborative Relationship Between the Two Entities
The Miami District Office of the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC)

The Miami District Office of the U.S.  Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) entered into a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) in Orlando today with the Consulate General of Mexico in  Miami and Consulate of Mexico in Orlando.   The agreement establishes an ongoing collaboration between these  entities to provide...

House will proceed with individual immigration bills once lawmakers return to Washington
House chairman rejects 'special' citizenship path
The Denver Post

The chairman of the House Judiciary Committee is rejecting the idea of giving immigrants in the U.S. illegally a special pathway to citizenship.

Republican congressman Bob Goodlatte of Virginia told a town hall meeting in the Shenandoah Valley on Monday that the House must chart its own course on immigration even if...

Multi-million dollar Vietnam visa scam tied to Colorado-told its easy to overstay their visas & disappear into the United States.
CO College Grad behind scheme "Concern is terrorism"-recruited customers who could not legally enter the U.S.
9 News

Federal prosecutors call it a multi-million dollar global scheme with strong ties to Colorado.

A University of Denver graduate is in federal custody, accused of helping hundreds of Vietnamese citizens enter the United States illegally ...

The 28-page criminal complaint from the U.S. Attorney's Office for the ...

[CA] Lawmakers OK noncitizens on juries
Two immigrant-rights bills advanced in the Legislature Monday.
U-T San Diego

[California]  State lawmakers pressed ahead with controversial immigrant-rights legislation Monday, including a measure that would open up jury pools to noncitizens who have proof of residency and a separate bill to protect unauthorized immigrants when they seek legal help to stay in the U.S.

The full Senate vote...

Obamacare backlash a lifeline for Immigration Reform [amnesty]
Pressure seems to be working-in first weeks of the congressional recess, a number of Republicans have come forward in support of Imigration Reform
ABC News

Distaste for one of President Obama's priorities seems to be offering a lifeline to a second.

One is already law; the other is working its way through Congress. One is Obamacare; the other, immigration reform.

As Congress enjoys its remaining two weeks at home over the August recess, Obamacare is dominating...

Requests for asylum in the United States along the border with Mexico have more than doubled over the last three years
An average of 30 people per day have arrived at San Diego ports seeking asylum
The New York Times

[...] The issue gained new attention last month after a group of nine immigration rights activists presented themselves at the Arizona border in Mexico seeking asylum. After spending several weeks in detention, they have been released into the United States pending hearings before an immigration judge who will make a final...

RNC Ups Immigration Reform Pressure On Congressional GOP — But Rejects Path To Citizenship
President Barack Obama has said that any immigration reform bill must include a path to citizenship.
'Swampland' Time Magazine

The Republican National Committee passed a resolution Friday calling on Congress to pass an immigration reform bill by the end of the year—but it stopped well short of the bipartisan compromise passed by the Senate earlier this year, omitting a “path to citizenship” for any class of illegal immigrant.

The resolution...

Can Obama write his own laws?
Washington Post

As a reaction to the crack epidemic of the 1980s, many federal drug laws carry strict mandatory sentences. This has stirred unease in Congress...

Traditionally — meaning before Barack Obama — that’s how laws were changed: We have a problem, we hold hearings, we find some new arrangement ratified by Congress and...

Report: Nuclear plants 'naked' to terror threat-San Onofre Nuclear Plant on beach
* Related article " Border Station is more than checkpoint"
Orange County Register

America's nuclear power plants and research labs remain vulnerable to terrorist attacks from the sea, sky and control room, despite tighter security imposed since 9/11, says a scholarly study prepared for the Pentagon and released Thursday ...
"The spent fuel pools are a very significant vulnerability, as we saw in...

CSU extends in-state tuition to first class of immigrants [illegal aliens]
More than 500 brought to the country without authorization are expected to enroll at Colorado universities this year.
The Coloradoan

[...] Until this year, students at Colorado colleges without legal U.S. citizenship status qualified for the nonresident rate of tuition, which at Colorado State University exceeds the in-state rate more than three times over.

But when the Colorado Legislature passed the ASSET law this year granting in-state tuition...

Why Republicans didn't win in 2012
GOP will keep losing if it doesn't learn these lessons
WorldNetDaily

At last Republicans can read a coherent explanation of why they didn’t win in 2012, despite high unemployment and a dismal economy, the unpopularity of Obamacare, and many scandals such as Fast and Furious. Best-selling author Dr. Jerome Corsi, who spent three weeks traveling with the Mitt Romney campaign, listening to...

Half of eligible immigrants sign up for deferred deportation program
Stifled by a variety of obstacles — from fees to fear
Los Angeles Times

Stifled by a variety of obstacles — from fees to fear — fewer than half of those eligible for immigration relief have taken advantage of an Obama administration program launched a year ago, according to a new study.

About 49% of those eligible have applied for a work permit and a two-year reprieve from possible...

VIDEO: Rally urges Coffman to support path to citizenship for all illegal aliens
Dreamers want citizenship for all
Fox 31 news

Rally urges Coffman to support path to citizenship. 

CAIRCO Research

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Immigration Facts: Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA)
Brookings

As Congress debates the fate of the “DREAMers”—those undocumented immigrants [illegal aliens] who arrived in the United States as children—the one-year anniversary of the start of the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program occurs on August 15. The DACA program—an initiative of the Obama administration—does...

New Mexico says non-English speakers can be jurors
The New Mexico Supreme Court is cautioning courts in the heavily Hispanic state that citizens who don't speak English still have the right to serve on juries.
MSN News

The New Mexico Supreme Court is cautioning trial courts and lawyers in the heavily Hispanic state that citizens who don't speak English have the right to serve on juries — a right enshrined in the state constitution even if people are non-English speakers.

The court issued the admonition Monday in a unanimous ruling...

GOP's lost opportunity with Hispanic citizens
WorldNetDaily

History will record that in 2013, the Republican Party establishment gambled away its historic opportunity to change the course of politics in America. The Republican Party leadership decided to play 2014 politics with the deck of cards handed them by the Democrats.

Despite all the evidence, all the lessons of...

Gallup Poll: Hispanics Favor Democrats 2 to 1
The Tea Party Economist

Hispanics in the U.S. identify with or lean toward the Democratic Party over the Republican Party by about a 2-to-1 margin, regardless of whether they were U.S.-born. Hispanics born outside the U.S. do have slightly less attachment to either party, and are more likely to be politically independent, but these differences do...

Media Bias: Why can’t we talk about IQ?
Politico

“IQ is a metric of such dubiousness that almost no serious educational researcher uses it anymore,” the Guardian’s Ana Marie Cox wrote back in May. It was a breathtakingly ignorant statement. Psychologist Jelte Wicherts noted in response that a search for “IQ test” in Google’s academic database yielded more than 10,000 hits...

Gallup: Hispanics, Immigrant and Native-born, More likely to be Democrats
Breitbart

New polling data from Gallup shows that Hispanics, both those born inside U.S. and immigrants, are exponentially more likely to be Democrats than Republicans. In fact, the data show that as Hispanics become more integrated into American society (i.e., they and both their parents are born in America) they become more likely...

Former Border Patrol Officers: US Politicians Protecting Mexican Drug Cartels
Newsmax

Several former Border Patrol Officers warned in an open letter that some American politicians are protecting the activities of Mexican drug cartels operating in the U.S.

“We must never lose sight of the fact that the United States is the market place for the bulk of transnational criminal businesses engaged in human...

[House] Majority whip calls for immigration system 'that actually works'
Sees ways for Republicans to work toward legal status for the nation's 11 million undocumented immigrants [illegal aliens]
Orange County Register-Washington Bureau
House Majority Whip Kevin McCarthy said in an interview Monday that he sees ways for Republicans to work toward legal status for the nation's 11 million undocumented immigrants, but cautioned that border security must come first.   McCarthy, R-Bakersfield, is scheduled to speak Tuesday in Newport Beach at an event hosted...
Under President Obama, same-sex spouses now allowed to apply for U.S. visas
John Kerry makes announcement from London
Los Angeles Times
Spouses in same-sex marriages will be given the same preferential consideration in their visa applications now enjoyed by those in opposite-sex marriages, Secretary of State John F. Kerry said Friday.   Kerry made the announcement in the consular section of the U.S. Embassy in London, one of the largest of the 222 visa...
Mexicans migrants not deterred by threat of arrest immigration study shows
Economic incentives alone typically do not induce otherwise law-abiding people to violate the law
The Guardian

Mexicans intending to cross the border illegally into the US are not significantly deterred by threats of arrest or the severity of possible punishment – the primary method for dealing with illegal immigration in the US – according to a new study of potential migrants.

[...] Ryo, a research fellow at Stanford Law...

Report could hurt immigration deal-Homeland Security loses track of 1 million foreign people-and are years overdue in setting up a system to track departures
DHS lost track of 1.6 million people 2 years ago-1,901 of them were deemed a significant national security threat
The Washington Times
The Homeland Security Department has lost track of more than 1 million people who it knows arrived in the U.S. but who it cannot prove left the country, according to an audit Tuesday that also found the department probably won't meet its own goals for deploying an entry-exit system.   The findings were revealed as Congress...
Homeland Security loses track of 1 million foreigners; report could hurt immigration deal
Washington Post

The Homeland Security Department has lost track of more than 1 million people who it knows arrived in the U.S. but who it cannot prove left the country, according to an audit Tuesday that also found the department probably won’t meet its own goals for deploying an entry-exit system...

The government does track...

Sessions to Republicans: GOP Elite View on Immigration Is ‘Nonsense’
Teaparty.org

In a sharp memo sent this morning to fellow Republicans on Capitol Hill, Senator Jeff Sessions argues that the GOP elite view on immigration–shared by President Barack Obama and Senator Chuck Schumer–is “nonsense.” Instead, Sessions, the ranking member of the Senate Budget Committee, advises his fellow Republicans to adopt...

Population growth, consumer demand drive U.S. increase of imported foods - 8 out of past 19 foodborne illnesses are from imported food-
FDA proposes rules for safer imported foods
9 News & University of Georgia
Chances are that about 15 percent of the food you eat - more if your diet includes lots of fruits, vegetables and cheese - comes from abroad, and the government is taking steps now to make it safer.   New rules proposed Friday by the Food and Drug Administration would make U.S. food importers responsible for ensuring that...
Denver metro area home to 30,000 Ethiopians, Eritrean immigrants
Because of countless languages and past political alliances, their culture is divided
The Denver Post
There are more than 30,000 Ethiopian immigrants in the Denver area, but because of countless languages and past political alliances, their culture is divided.  ---------   [...] A bloody, 17-year civil war that began in 1974 drove a mass migration to the United States ...Others followed to join families, for education,...
International: U.K. to Illegal Immigrants: Go Home Or Face Arrest
PowerLine

The British government has introduced a series of programs intended to reduce illegal immigration. One of them involves mobile billboards which are cruising around six London districts, telling illegals to “go home or face arrest.” They also give data on how many illegals have been apprehended in the neighborhood, and a...

Immigration Bill's Health Care Provisions Could Get U.S. Workers Fired
Forbes

The Senate-passed immigration bill exempts millions of non-American workers from the health insurance mandate imposed on most Americans. Thus employers would not be penalized for failing to provide them with health coverage, making the newly legalized workers much cheaper to hire. See the problem?

Most of the...

Poll: Latino Illegal Immigrants Favor Dems 8-to-1
Breitbart

A poll released Monday by Pew Research Center shows that Latino illegal immigrants [illegal aliens], given the opportunity to vote, would vote Democratic at an eight-to-one clip. 31 percent of illegal immigrants of Latino descent identify themselves as Democrats, compared to just 4 percent who identify as Republicans;...

No Amnesty says NAFBPO - National Association of Former Border Patrol Officers
NAFBPO

The National Association of Former Border Patrol Officers wishes to draw America's attention to the fact that the massive alien population illegally present in the United States, often typified as benign huddled masses yearning to breathe free, is simply not as so often characterized. Based on past arrest figures, there is...

Video: March for Jobs, Washington, DC, July 15, 2013
Videos: Speakers Discuss S.744's Effect on American Workers
Center for Immigration Studies

The Black American Leadership Alliance (BALA) organized the the DC March for Jobs, which was held on July 15, 2013, along with community leaders of all races from around the country. The march was organized in an attempt to stop Congress’ amnesty push, enforce immigration laws as written, and support policies that put black...

National Journal Flat-Out Lies About Immigration Poll Findings
ImmigrationReform

“The Media” are just people, and all people have their biases. Inevitably, those biases subtly creep into the stories they report. Rarely do you find bald-faced, deliberate distortions of the truth, especially in reputable media outlets. The July 17th edition of the Inside-the-Beltway publication, National Journal, isn’t...

Pennsylvania Ave. blocked half-hour by anti-amnesty/pro-jobs march sponsored by Black American Leadership Alliance
Numbers

Send free faxes to Congress to make sure they get the message from the march/rally. www.numbersusa.com

You would have been so proud to have been on Capitol Hill yesterday and seen all your fellow citizens braving incredible heat to support the Black American Leadership Alliance and its attempt to get Congress to...

IRS Gave $14 Billion in Refundable Tax Credits to Illegals
CNS News

Sen. Charles Schumer, D-N.Y., and Sen. Marco Rubio, R-Fla., both said the immigration bill they helped push through the Senate was designed to "bring people out of the shadows."

Yet, if illegal aliens are truly in the shadows, why has the Internal Revenue Service been able to find enough of them to pay them more than...

Alinsky and amnesty: Plan is designed to fail
Tom Tancredo on tactics that serve 'political ambitions of the Democratic Party
World Net Daily

If you have been wondering how a 1,200-page bill so full of contradictions, waivers, exemptions and loopholes garnered unanimous support from 54 Senate Democrats and 14 open-borders Senate Republicans, the answer is so obvious that even the smartest pundits have missed it. The bill’s stupidities are not an accident: It is...

UN Warns: Mexican Border 'Global Pathway' to U.S. for Illegals from Horn of Africa
Brietbart

The United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC) recently released a report, "Transnational Organized Crime in Central America and the Caribbean," that identifies both Mexican cartels and street gangs as conduits for individuals from Africa and Asia entering the U.S illegally. The report identifies the Islamic terrorist...

Southern border fence? Works great here!
World Net Daily

While the merits of building a fence along the USA’s southern border are debated in Congress, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu says his nation’s new border fence is working very well, thank you...

Netanyahu, speaking publicly ahead of his weekly cabinet meeting, argued the fence has blocked 99 percent of...

June Jobs: Record Immigrant Displacement Of American Workers
VDare

Just as the U.S. House of Representatives is returning from the July 4 recess to take up the Schumer/Rubio Amnesty/ Immigration Surge bill, the Labor Department has reported that unemployment remained stubbornly stuck at 7.6% in June, although the reported 195,000 jobs created in June was better than expected. This...

Marketing citizenship... Push on to turn green cards into citizenship
"...There are at least 8 million people not participating because they don't have the right to vote"
Orange County Register
Guadalupe Prado used to celebrate the Fourth of July as this country's Independence Day: carne asada and hot dogs on the grill, the grandkids playing outside, neighbors and fireworks.   But now, the day holds new meaning: "It's the Independence Day of the country where I live and that adopted me" ...   Locally and...
All Employment Growth in Last Decade Went to Immigrants
Foreign-born employment up 5.3 million since 2000, US-born down 1.3 million
Center for Immigration Studies

A Center for Immigration Studies analysis of government data shows that from the first quarter of 2000 to the first quarter of 2013 the number of native-born Americans holding a job fell by 1.3 million, even though the overall size of the working-age (16 to 65) native population increased by 16.4 million. Over the same time...

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