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Interview with Leah Durant of Progressives for Immigration Reform

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NOTE: Leah Durant, Executive Director of Progressives for Immigration Reform (PFIR), a new Washington, DC-based educational organization, to get her take on the immigration issue from a traditional liberal point of view. PFIR focuses on the effects of immigration on the carrying capacity of the U.S. population, the nation’s ecology and energy resources, and the working …

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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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Interview with Sheriff Paul Babeu of Pinal County, Arizona

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INTRO: In 2008, Sheriff Paul Babeu became the first Republican elected to that office in the 136 year history of Pinal County Arizona. He is a 20 year veteran of the Army National Guard, retiring with the rank of Major, having served in Iraq and as commander of American military forces in the Yuma Sector …

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Goldwater vs. Goldwater vs. Arpaio

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The Goldwater Institute, an Arizona public policy research organization whose mission is devoted to reducing the size, scope, and cost of government, now has Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio’s  job on its agenda. The popular personality—“America’s Toughest Sheriff” (as he likes to be called)—is known nationwide for his tough and innovative policies that deter illegal immigration. …

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Pro-Amnesty Movement Blessed by Church Bosses: Is there a disconnect between the Hierarchy and those in the pews?

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The fight for immigration reform—tighter limits and stricter regulations—is over. Those who believe 11-14 million illegal aliens can, and should, be assimilated into the mainstream of America’s economy and culture have prevailed. Those who still hold out against this inevitable conclusion run the gambit from being simply naïve to creepy bigots. That’s what the elitist …

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Europeans Face Illegal Aliens Issues

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Over the past year I’ve had opportunities to travel abroad—to Europe and as far away as Egypt. On my trips, in my pre-travel research, and from foreign news reports, I gleaned some of the many roles immigration problems play on the world stage. There are lessons and ideas, especially in Europe, which I believe should …

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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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