Gerard Perry

A third-generation Brooklynite, Gerard Perry's ancestors emigrated from Manhattan. He is a graduate of Brooklyn College with a B.A. in American Studies and a minor in English. In the past, he's worked as the chief spokesperson for New Yorkers for Immigration Control and Enforcement. He is also a member of Americans for Legal Immigration PAC and has previously collaborated with unions, public officials, and other immigration reform activists who want to address the issue of illegal aliens and their cumulative cost to society. He's testified at public hearings convened to examine former governor Elliot Spitzer's scheme to give illegal aliens driver's licenses, and has appeared in numerous public forums speaking about and debating immigration issues. He has been interviewed by National Public Radio and El Diario La Prensa. He has also appeared on the David Webb Show, ABC-7's Tiempo, and a GMA presidential town hall. American Rattlesnake's work has been featured in National Review Online, Newbusters, Breitbart.com, and Pamelageller.com, and its coverage of the Occupy Wall Street movement has appeared in Reason Magazine and Wikipedia. He can be reached at perry@american-rattlesnake.org. Follow him on Twitter, and Gab. Also, read more of his work on Medium.


Poisoning The Well?

Poisoning The Well?

It turns out that not all police officers in the state of Arizona are racists, but some of them think their fellow citizens are for opposing illegality.
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Heather MacDonald and Jason Riley Debate Immigration

Heather MacDonald and Jason Riley Debate Immigration

A very interesting debate about immigration took place this weekend on the John Stossel Show between Wall Street Journal editor Jason Riley and the Manhattan Institute’s Heather MacDonald. I’ll let you decide who bests whom.
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Perilous Journey

Turns out that Mexico is not as hospitable to “undocumented” newcomers as its president would have us believe. I’ll let Current tell the story.
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A Champion Of Americans

A Champion Of Americans

  Earlier this month we lost a giant in the struggle for sensible immigration limitations.
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The Mounting Cost Of Illegal Aliens

From our good friends at the Federation for American Immigration Reform, we finally have a rough estimate of how much, cumulatively speaking, the continued presence of illegal aliens in this country costs the American taxpayer. Hat tip: Dr. Carol M. Swain
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How’re We Doing?

How’re We Doing?

One of the first big-city mayors to embrace the concept of sanctuary city laws has a change of heart. Read about it here:
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Enforcing The Law Actually Works

Enforcing The Law Actually Works

  It turns out the efficacy of SB 1070 is not as dubious as its critics would suggest. In fact, you could say that the new law is actually deterring illegal aliens from coming to, or residing in, the state of Arizona, i.e. the intent of Senator Russell Pearce and Governor Jan Brewer when the bill was...
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Celebrities Behaving Stupidly

Celebrities Behaving Stupidly

In other words, par for the course. Marxist, open-borders musicians strike out against SB 1070:
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R.I.P. McInnis For Governor

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It’s really unfortunate that it should come to this, but it looks like the self-sabatoge of the Scott McInnes campaign has led Tom Tancredo to consider jumping into the race.   Someone who had a pretty decent record on immigration and border security issues while in Congress, and who has made his support for...
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Shaming

Although the battle against illegal immigration seems like an arduous struggle for new activists, a good place to start is We Hire Aliens.   Once there, you’ll find information to help you identify and report employers who are violating our country’s immigration and/or labor laws. Good luck!
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