Category Archive: illegal aliens

Sheldon Adelson’s Spider Web: Where Special Interests Intersect with Immigration

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Sheldon Adelson is the 10th richest person in the world — some say the eighth, but why quibble about a few billion dollars. Undoubtedly, he’s among the one percent of the one percent of America’s political elites. The Center for Responsive Politics reports that during the 2012 elections, Adelson gave $20 million to Winning Our …

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Terrorists among the Ranks in the Invasion of Illegal Aliens

Ernesto Castañeda, of the Zolberg Institute on Migration and Mobility, asserts, “There is no real security threat, either from current Central American minors or from earlier waves of unauthorized immigrants now woven into the fabric of American life. Rather, in political circles especially, there is a shortfall of understanding and compassion …”[1] He is so …

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Are terrorists seeping through our porous border?

Congressman Mike Rogers (R-MI), chairman of the House Intelligence Committee, has observed: “A very dangerous trend [began] a few years ago when the Iranian Quds force, an external terrorist group supported by the country of Iran, was planning an operation to use the southern border. A southern border is now on the advertising list for …

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National Security Perils of a Porous Border

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Protecting the 1,954-mile Mexico-U.S. border, as some pundits assert, is not just an economic issue, or a problem of criminal drug trafficking and gun running. It threatens America’s national security. In an August 13, 2013 op/ed in The Washington Times, Retired Admiral James Lyons, who was senior U.S. military representative to the United Nations, stated, “Fixing our …

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Illegal alien crime and violence: we’re all victims

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At first glance, the statistics are jolting. According to the United Nations, about 97 percent of the illegal immigrants who enter the U.S. clandestinely do so across the almost 2,000-mile border between the U.S. and Mexico, but only 20 percent of those who cross the border illegally are caught.[1] The New York Times reports that about 4.5 …

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Progressives Push for Immigration Reform

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Sensationalist headlines and political screeds often distort any reasonable discussion of the immigration issue. An observation by economist Thomas Sowell applies to both the left and right on the issue: “Self-preservation used to be called the first law of nature. But today self-preservation has been superseded by a need to preserve the prevailing rhetoric and …

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The Impact of Illegal Aliens is Worse Than You May Think

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Wayne Lutton has served as editor of The Social Contract (www.thesocialcontract.com), a quarterly journal, since 1998. Dr. Lutton (Ph.D., International Studies and History) has been a college professor of history and government at both the undergraduate and graduate levels. He was a research director for a foundation and worked as a policy analyst in Washington, …

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“Free Trade”: Exporting Jobs, Importing Aliens

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In his book, The Open-Borders Network: How a Web of Ethnic Activists, Journalists, Corporations, Politicians, Lawyers, and Clergy Undermine U.S. Border Security and National Sovereignty, author Kevin Lamb makes this important observation: “The propaganda in favor of uncontrolled immigration from today’s business leaders echoes the arguments California business magnates made in support of bringing in hundreds of …

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