More than half of immigrants are on welfare … no, wait!

The Center for Immigration Studies (CIS) released a study today making this case that over half of the population of all immigrants in the United States are on some sort of public assistance. USAToday states CIS’ manuscript reveals 51% of all legal and illegal immigrant households receive some sort of public assistance. Native born households… Read More More than half of immigrants are on welfare … no, wait!

Lawyer: Donald Trump is wrong about “birthright citizenship”

The popularity and success of Donald Trump’s Presidential campaign never ceases to amaze me. He has literally proven all of the political pundits wrong on several predictions of his effort to secure the Republican nomination for President. Trump has made appearances all over the country drawing huge crowds and his poll numbers are in the… Read More Lawyer: Donald Trump is wrong about “birthright citizenship”

Immigration Orphans: How US immigration policy is hurting American kids

Brandi, an 8-year-old American child, vividly remembers the morning her father—an illegal Mexican immigrant—was forcibly taken from their Miami home by federal immigration officials. She had been getting ready for school when ICE officials entered the house with guns, demanding her father’s arrest. She has not seen her father since. Her story is unfortunate but… Read More Immigration Orphans: How US immigration policy is hurting American kids

CAPS seeks fewer humans to solve California drought

A recent television commercial was broadcast in California making the case that immigration is to blame for California’s recent drought. The Los Angeles Times reports that Californians for Population Stabilization (CAPS) is conducting a state wide media blitz to make the case that immigrants are the cause of the Golden State’s dwindling water reserves. Like… Read More CAPS seeks fewer humans to solve California drought

Center for Immigration Studies’ hostility to immigration and human flourishing

The Charlotte Observer reports about a unique and little known federal immigration program that gives visas to wealthy foreign investors to invest in US projects. The EB-5 program was created in the 1990’s and only has 10,000 visas issued per year but has been a boon for developers seeking capital to make construction ideas a… Read More Center for Immigration Studies’ hostility to immigration and human flourishing

NumbersUSA’s pro-eugenics money trail

A curious article published by the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette profiles a little-known but well financed foundation responsible for much of the funding for anti-immigrant groups NumbersUSA, Center for Immigration Studies (CIS) and Federation for American Immigration Reform (FAIR). The Colcom Foundation was headed by Cordelia Scaife May who died in 2005 but was inspired by Margaret… Read More NumbersUSA’s pro-eugenics money trail

Jeff Sessions goes negative on Obama immigration “amnesty”

Despite President Obama’s three-year reprieve from deportation of undocumented immigrants that does not involve legalizing them nor giving them a path to citizenship, Reason magazine Alabama US Senator Jeff Sessions has decided to go all out to block any kind of immigration reform. Apparently, Sessions has declared immigrants to be the primary driver of income… Read More Jeff Sessions goes negative on Obama immigration “amnesty”

Contrasting fears from facts about immigrants and immigration

The Tampa Bay Times has a very interesting opinion piece by H. Roy Kaplan who is Executive Director of the National Conference of Christians and Jews for Tampa Bay. In his op-ed, Kaplan contrasts misperceptions with facts related to immigration. For example, the Republican outcry related to President Obama’s deferred action on immigrants including the… Read More Contrasting fears from facts about immigrants and immigration

Anti-immigrant mean greenies perpetuate myth of stolen jobs

I have to give credit where credit is due, and am impressed at the amount of time and effort environmentalists put into perpetuating propaganda and it doesn’t help anything when conservative outlets, like National Review, report their research as if it were fact. Publishing commentaries or even speaking out against the logic of groups like… Read More Anti-immigrant mean greenies perpetuate myth of stolen jobs