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.


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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Obama Administration Defies Public Opinion

Obama Administration Defies Public Opinion

A headline I’m sure that you’re likely to encounter many times in the ensuing weeks,
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Borders For Me, But Not For Thee

courtesy of flickr

Most people think a nation has the right to maintain control of its borders without foreign interference.
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Call Your Senator

Or fax, e-mail, or write him or her. Whatever method you choose,  you can find the necessary information here. Numbers USA is the best anti-illegal/mass immigration organization working Capitol Hill, and if you need to know what your senator or congressman has been doing to protect our borders, chances are they already have that information neatly catalogued. Go to...
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Defying Expectations

Defying Expectations

At least, those of the mainstream media, and various race-baiting, open-borders organizations like the NCLR, MALDEF, and LULAC. Good news from Arizona:
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Immigration Reading List

Courtesy of our friends over at the Center for Immigration Studies.  Remember, you can’t take action until you have all the facts, and no think tank or public policy organization in this country is better at assembling and synthesizing the facts about the multi-faceted issue of immigration than Mark Krikorian and the CIS.
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Citizen Activism

Citizen Activism

Great take by Debbie Schlussel on the controversy in Utah , which involves the public disclosure of the identities of 1,300 illegal aliens living in the state.
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Congress Working For You

Congress Working For You

I know, it’s shocking.
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Support SB 1070

Show Governor Jan Brewer and the citizens of Arizona that you stand behind their efforts to do the job the feds aren’t.
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Ground Zero

The first thing I’m asked by those who are interested in becoming activists for sensible limitations on immigration
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