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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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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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Supreme Court Decides Indiana Voter ID Case

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Question: What issue would bring together such powerful special interest groups such as the ACLU, the NAACP, Common Cause, the American Jewish Committee, the National Black, Asian, and Latino Law Student Associations and the Mexican American Legal Defense and Education Fund? Answer: The defense of the status quo in America’s inefficient and inaccurate election system—which delivers raw political power to America’s underclass of illegal aliens. On January 9, the …

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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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Book Review: The Open Borders Network

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The Open-Borders Network: How a Web of Ethnic Activists, Journalists, Corporations, Politicians, Lawyers, and Clergy Undermine U.S. Border Security and National Sovereignty By Kevin Lamb Representative Government Press, 2009; pb, 149 pgs, $12.95 Thoreau’s observation is especially true of Kevin Lamb’s “The Open Borders Network.” Pressed between two covers is all one needs to know about …

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