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Jeb Bush, Marco Rubio and Donald Trump

By Raoul Lowery Contreras – What a week of contrasts in American Presidential politics. The bright side includes Jeb Bush and Marco Rubio; then there is ignorant bigotry. The bigotry burst forth from the Black Hole of bigotry, that is, the mind of self-described “billionaire” Donald “The Donald” Trump. First, Miami-based Jeb Bush pulled out […]

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Adios America! Viva America!

By Raoul Lowery Contreras – The word multiculturalism is an anathema to many Americans because it is misapplied and badly defined by the people who object to it and its use. In California, some object to the statewide school requirement that Spanish be taught in the 4th grade. Others object to bilingual language education in […]

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The US should be a home for refugees

By Alex Nowrasteh – There are about 60 million refugees worldwide today — more than at any time since the end of World War II. Every day last year, 42,500 people became refugees. The civil war in Syria has added more to that total than any other conflict. June 20 is World Refugee Day and […]

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Founding Fathers to Donald Trump – ‘You’re fired!’

By Bill Walker – Every July 4, we remember that the Founding Fathers terminated King George because he restricted immigration. From the Declaration of Independence: “…He has endeavoured to prevent the population of these States; for that purpose obstructing the Laws for Naturalization of Foreigners; refusing to pass others to encourage their migrations hither, and […]

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Yes, Jeb Bush can be a “Hispanic,” and a Hispanic candidate

Who will be the “Hispanic” GOP candidate?  Yes, and Jeb Bush will be one of  them! By Alex Gonzalez – It all started when Politico published a piece saying Jeb Bush identified himself as Hispanic on a 2009 voter registration form; and it is possible that Ted Cruz and Marco Rubio – who is expected […]

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E-Verify’s Slippery Slope

By Alex Nowrasteh – Federal programs are notorious for mission creep. Small programs intended to address specific concerns typically grow far beyond their original bounds. Social Security numbers are a prime example: They initially were intended to track personal income in order to calculate Social Security benefits, but now they are indispensable for access to […]

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House “Secure our Borders First Act” on Immigration Is Bad From the Start

by Alex Gonzalez – On Friday, the House Judiciary Committee passed an immigration bill, the“Secure our Borders First Act”,  to “secure the border” and build “interior” enforcement agencies. In essence, this bill grows the scope of government and fixes nothing. Regrettably, the bill utterly fails to address the concerns of businesses that have asked Republicans […]

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Hispanic Governors Brian Sandoval & Susana Martinez

By Raoul Lowery Contreras – Leading the GOP’s nuclear election returns last November were incumbent Hispanic governors — Brian Sandoval of Nevada with 70 percent of the state’s vote and Susana Martinez of New Mexico with 58 percent. Both are Mexican Americans. Note: Mexican Americans are 2/3rds of the 54 million national Hispanic population. They […]

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Rebuttal of Senator Sessions’ Anti-Immigration Talking Points

On Tuesday, Senator Jeff Sessions (R-AL) sent out an email memo with talking points for opponents of immigration reform. Most of the points are based on misinterpretations of government reports, cherry-picked findings by organizations that engage in statistical chicanery, or just flat-out incorrect. These anti-immigration arguments do not advance a logical argument against immigration. Here […]

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