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Yes, Virginia, (Dare) People Are Opposing Obama-Rubio Amnesty
Former Border Patrol Officers: Nearly TWENTY Million Illegals In US—We've Been Saying This For Years
In the Washington Times, the National Association of Former Border Patrol Officers is quoted as saying that are are nearer twenty million illegals than 11 or 12 million, a popular estimate when people are talking about amnesty.
Nearly 20 million illegal immigrants in U.S., former Border Patrol agents say
By Stephen Dinan
The Washington Times
Monday, September 9, 2013
The number of illegal immigrants in the U.S. is actually closer to 20 million, according to former Border Patrol agents who issued a letter this weekend disputing the count of 11 million that the government and most top private demographers use.
H/T One Old Vet
In general, VDARE.com has a low opinion of National Review editor Rich Lowry, seeing him as a corruptly opportunistic minion of Conservatism Inc and its owners. But he has been unwaveringly hostile to this year’s Amnesty/Immigration Acceleration push.
And now he deserves credit for running a forceful editorial No Conference National Review August 14, 2014
House Republicans understandably want to show that they favor their own set of reforms rather than oppose anything and everything. But incremental bills are destructive if their ultimate purpose is to get to a conference committee that would bless a version of the Gang of Eight bill… there is a simple way to allay our fears and those of other opponents of the Gang of Eight — for Speaker Boehner to make a blood-oath commitment to oppose any conference committee.
This editorial is interesting because it shows
Powerline's Hinderaker: GDP Per Capita Key To Amnesty/Economic Growth Claim (Or, The Toilet Paper Fallacy)
H/T One Old Vet
Over the past four decades—and especially since 2000—the share of income paid to workers in the form of wages, salaries, and other forms of labor compensation has steadily declined… the rise in the immigrant share of the U.S. labor force is the mirror-image of the decline in labor’s share of income.
writes Ed Rubenstein in his devastating July 14 essay Labor’s Share Falls as Immigrant Workforce Rises—So Why Do Democrats Support The Amnesty/ Immigration Surge Act? I see this as an imperative refresher for anyone seriously interested in the economic impact of America’s immigration disaster.
So is John Hinderaker’s July 14 Powerline piece Why Immigration “Reform” will make Americans Poorer.
In essence, it has dawned on Hinderaker (who apparently does not feel comfortable with numbers) that what matters in analyzing the economic effect of immigration is what happens to economic output per capita. Unless this rises there is no chance that increasing immigration will benefit native-born Americans
NOW they get the message? (H/T One Old Vet)
This is from Jeff Sessions's YouTube channel. The speaker is Maria Espinoza, Director of The Remembrance Project, which remembers the victims of illegal alien violence.
It's about low-wage American workers
BY T.A. FRANK
Here's Ann Coulter's latest column
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Sen. Marco Rubio (R-Fla.) is feeling the heat as potential GOP allies are now turning against his immigration reform bill.