Posts Tagged ‘ Australia ’

The Case Against Legal Immigration

The Case Against Legal Immigration

The issue of immigration-or even the mention of immigration enforcement-has been wholly neglected by the presumptive nominees of this country’s two major political parties. Even as prominent politicians find new ways in which to exploit ethnic divisions for the sake of political expediency, the perverse incentives of America’s federal immigration policies remain unaddressed. While...
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Pork Barrel Immigration

Last month we learned about the attempt by Scott Brown and Chuck Schumer  to exploit the E-3 Visa program for the benefit of Irish nationals-but mostly in order to harvest Irish-American votes. Now, our good friend Roy Beck explains just why this is such a bad, and implicitly racist, idea to CNN.
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The Daily Rattle-Immigration News Summary For March 15, 2012

The Daily Rattle-Immigration News Summary For March 15, 2012

In today’s Rattle, we cover everything from the Obama administration’s continued dismantling of border security and immigration enforcement, to the trivialization of the Civil Rights Movement by the open borders left, to congressional oversight into Attorney General Eric Holder’s obstruction of justice in the Fast and Furious probe. But first, we look at the...
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An Open Debate About Open Borders

An Open Debate About Open Borders

One of the most persistent divides between traditional conservatives and their libertarian/anarcho-capitalist counterparts involves a fundamental philosophical disagreement about immigration. While most conservatives view immigration primarily through the lens of preserving American culture by only accepting those immigrants who are assimilable and will tangibly benefit our society in the future, a view expressed repeatedly...
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Barack Obama’s Solution To Unemployment (Intelligence Squared U.S. Debate)

Barack Obama’s Solution To Unemployment (Intelligence Squared U.S. Debate)

Yesterday, as I was standing behind hundreds of other job-seekers in line for one of the periodic job fairs held by the New York Post at the Affinia Hotel, I realized how pivotal forums like the Intelligence Squared U.S. debate-pictured above-which I attended on Tuesday are to the economic debate occurring in this country. This...
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The Fifth Column

The Fifth Column

One of those most inexplicable aspects of immigration policy in developed, Western nations is the tendency to give refuge to people who want to eradicate-or utterly transform-our way of life. While the media in this country often highlight the unresolved issues that stem from our shared border with Mexico, it rarely if ever discloses the...
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Stolen: Part II

Stolen: Part II

I never thought that a film review by our valued contributor, Marion D.S. Dreyfus, would elicit such controversy, but apparently there are those who disagree vehemently with the conclusions drawn in the documentary she wrote up for our website earlier this month.
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Stolen: A Story of Modern-day Slavery

Stolen: A Story of Modern-day Slavery

In an excellent documentary called Stolen, which sets out to document a family reunion in the sole region in Africa where Spanish is spoken, filmmakers Ayala and Fallshaw uncover a bigger story than they had originally planned.
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The Daily Rattle – Immigration News Summary for September 22, 2010

Today’s Daily Rattle feels more like an episode of “I can’t believe they really said that!” But say it they did and serpents bite when their hisses and rattles go unheeded: •  Janet Napolitano, Secretary of Homeland Security, testified before the Senate today. Ms. Napolitano’s department, which in charge of enfocing immigration law, has...
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The Daily Rattle – Immigration News Summary for September 17, 2010

Politicians may play complicated games when it comes to immigration, but the rattlesnake is quick and efficient when he strikes his prey: • The Sweden Democrat party is poised to gain seats in the Swedish parliament and take part in forming a new government. The Sweden Democrats primary platform plank is opposition to unrestricted...
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