Posts Tagged ‘ COC ’

Swimming Upstream

Swimming Upstream

That, of course, is Roy Beck, the founder and executive director of Numbers USA, which-as I’m sure my readers are well aware-is the single most effective grassroots organization lobbying on Capitol Hill for immigration enforcement. I had the pleasure of listening to a fascinating address he delivered at the Penn Club in Manhattan last...
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Hiring Our Heroes

Hiring Our Heroes

One of the unfortunate realities for veterans reentering the civilian workforce in this sluggish economy is the inability to find work that’s commensurate with their level of education and training. Or, in fact, any work at all. The unemployment rate for those who’ve served in combat and returned home is twelve percent according to...
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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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The Legal Workforce Act (A Debate)

The Legal Workforce Act (A Debate)

One of the central points of focus for the illegal immigration debate recently has been the use by employers of the federal government’s E-Verify system for checking the immigration status of potential or existing employees. Now Lamar Smith, the Chairman of the House Judiciary Committee, has introduced a bill, H.R. 2164, which purports to mandate E-Verify...
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Cheap Tactics and Misplaced Priorities

Cheap Tactics and Misplaced Priorities

If patriotism was the last refuge of a scoundrel in 18th century Britain, as writer Samuel Johnson seemed to believe, then the modern-day sanctuary-at least, in contemporary America-is open borders advocacy disguised as anti-racism. An emblematic representative of this tawdry defense mechanism can be found in the form of Darlene Kataan, the spokeswoman for...
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