Posts Tagged ‘ immigration ’

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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Thus Spoke Bloomberg

Thus Spoke Bloomberg

Our esteemed mayor has once again weighed in on the controversial subject of immigration with his usual panache. In a speech to the Council on Foreign Relations, Mayor Bloomberg claimed that not enacting amnesty is akin to “national suicide.” And just to make sure that no one in the audience would misinterpret the meaning...
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The New Economy

The New Economy

Politico has a very interesting story today about a new initiative in Georgia that is, unfortunately, cast in an extremely misleading, prejudicial manner. With a newly enacted immigration enforcement law in Georgia, there is inevitably going to be labor shortage in fields that had previously been supplied with labor by illegal aliens.
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E Pluribus Unum?

E Pluribus Unum?

Multiculturalism, the notion that all cultural norms and practices are equally valid, was popular in the latter half of the twentieth century. Rather than assimilating immigrants into the broader culture, Western nations, suffering from imperial guilt, allowed immigrant groups to form sclerotic pseudo-societies separate from the rest of the population.
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E-Verify Vote Today (North Carolina)

I just received an e-mail from Americans for Legal Immigration PAC that informed me of an important vote the North Carolina General Assembly will take up in a just a few hours. As I’ve alluded to recently on this site, the recent affirmation of Arizona’s E-Verify law by the Supreme Court has spurred numerous...
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Immigration’s Human Toll

Immigration’s Human Toll

In a story that expands upon the problems I highlighted a few days ago in my Governor Cuomo post, we now have learned that an illegal alien who had been previously deported twice is responsible for yet another needless death. As I’ve discussed extensively on this site in the past, the human cost of our government’s open...
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Is Citizenship A Birthright?

I’m glad you asked. Let’s see, shall we?     
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Arab Spring; European Winter

Arab Spring; European Winter

From the invaluable European weblog The Gates of Vienna comes a deeply disturbing video that highlights the extent of illegal migration currently afflicting the continent, especially now that the ‘Arab Spring’ has loosened border controls throughout North Africa and the Middle East.
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The Old Gray Lady: Down for the Count?

The Old Gray Lady: Down for the Count?

Tuesday night I had the pleasure of attending a discussion held at New York City’s Penn Club, sponsored by the Center for Immigration Studies, which featured one of my favorite journalists/media critics, William McGowan. The author of Gray Lady Down: What the Decline and Fall of the New York Times Means for America, Mr. McGowan...
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Thank Congressman King for standing up to President Obama

Just got an e-mail from the president of NY ICE reminding me of Peter King’s strongly worded statement about President Obama’s pathetic El Paso speech in favor of amnesty. She suggested writing an e-mail commending him for his continued stand against this betrayal of the American people.
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