Posts Tagged ‘ Penn Club ’

Popping The Media Bubble

A great symposium sponsored by the Center for Immigration Studies, featuring the inimitable Mickey Kaus, which examines the self-serving narrative constructed by journalists in order to manipulate news coverage of immigration issues. Very lengthy, but well worth watching, especially for those of you who haven’t had the pleasure of attending one of CIS’s fantastic talks...
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Charitable At Your Expense

Charitable At Your Expense

One of the worst aspects of our immigration system is that it provides perverse incentives to the worst people. From the Chinese-owned law firms that facilitate Chinese immigration through fraudulent asylum applications-a crime so pervasive that even nonpartisan academics acknowledge it to be ubiquitous in nature-to the industry-not my words-of birth tourism, to the...
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Feet In Two Worlds

Feet In Two Worlds

One of the themes we’ve emphasized on American Rattlesnake this year is the damage inflicted upon American society by ill-conceived policies of refugee resettlement carried out by the federal government. Unlike past generations of refugees who came here from nations behind the Iron Curtain, Cuba, or other Communist states, the ones transplanted to the...
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Social Media Update

Just a reminder, for those of you who weren’t already aware of our presence on the Web, we have a very active Facebook page, which you are free to join and contribute to. It’s updated daily with breaking news, including the latest revelation about the dimensions of Obamacare and its extension to refugees resettled...
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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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The Case Against (Legal) Immigration

Update: My full live-tweet of David North’s speech is up.  Find it here.  Tomorrow night David North, of the Center for Immigration Studies, will deliver the last in a series of lectures sponsored by the Center for Immigration Studies and hosted by the Penn Club. With any luck I’ll be able to cover his...
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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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Numbers NYC

Numbers NYC

That, of course, is Mark Krikorian, the tireless executive director of the Center for Immigration Studies. The CIS, in hopes of cultivating a broader audience among New York City’s intellectuals, activists, journalists, and others concerned about the deleterious impact of mass immigration upon our society, has sponsored a series of lectures by distinguished experts...
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The Fugees

The Fugees

One of the most harmful aspects of our nation’s current immigration policy is its manifold refugee resettlement programs, the disastrous consequences of which have been amply documented on this website. That’s why the speech Don Barnett, currently a fellow at the Center for Immigration Studies and expert on refugee resettlement in the United States,...
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Presidential Politics, CIS, Miscellany…

Update: The live-tweet of Don Barnett’s speech at the Penn Club of New York is now available online. You can read it in its entirety by going to my Twitter account, Odd Lane. You can find more of Mr. Barnett’s incomparable research into our dysfunctional, destructive refugee resettlement program at the Center for Immigration...
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