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!

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

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”

Green nativist spearheads anti-immigration campaigns

In the pursuit of reforming the US’ immigration system, the main figure leading the charge for the opposition is not a restrictionist Republican but an environmentalist. Roy H. Beck was recently profiled in an article in The New York Times detailing how he and his small, but determined band of anti-immigrant activists have made immigration… Read More Green nativist spearheads anti-immigration campaigns

CIS data fact checked on immigration opinion piece

University of Maryland economist Peter Morici recently proclaimed in an opinion piece published in Oregon’s Statesman-Journal that the economy’s slow performance was due to the US’s loose immigration policies. In his piece, Morici numerous factors that contributed to the economy’s malaise including making this stunning claim. “(They) have captured all of the nearly 9 million… Read More CIS data fact checked on immigration opinion piece