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.


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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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

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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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