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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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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 But today self-preservation has been superseded by a need to preserve the prevailing rhetoric and …

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Book Review: The New Case Against Immigration

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The New Case Against Immigration: Both Legal and Illegal by Mark Krikorian Sentinel Publishers, 2008; 295 pgs, HB; $25.95 Mark Krikorian’s credentials as an advocate for immigration reform are impressive: armed with a master’s degree from the Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy, he has served 15 years as executive director of the Center for …

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