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Immigration quotas as unlawful as slavery

By Dave Leach – A debate about slavery in 1850 between two Congressmen explains how the 14th Amendment to the U.S. Constitution outlawed slavery, and is violated by quotas on how many immigrants are allowed to come legally. It is legal to violate the Constitution, if it is for very compelling reasons and our violation […]

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WND’s Undocumented Economist arsenal

By Dave Leach – WorldNet Daily News attacks Senator Marco Rubio’s role in a “secret” meeting about how to pass a bill which WND is sure will harm us all, a claim WND backs up by quoting Undocumented Economists as if UE’s are the only ones who understand the economy, without a whisper of the […]

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Cruz Clues on Immigration: parsing words

Presidential candidate Senator Ted Cruz told an April 2 rally, “there is no stronger advocate for legal immigration than I am.” He told NumbersUSA he would reduce immigration by 3/4. Is that like an abortionist saying he is “personally” against abortion; it’s just “choice” that he’s for? By Dave Leach I believe I recall Iowa […]

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A constitutional challenge to immigration quotas

Millions of immigrants are never accused of any action which violates any law, yet they are routinely sentenced to worse than jail. Depriving people of liberty without regard to their actions or qualifications violates the 5th and 14th Amendments. By Dave Leach Our laws do not charge immigrant babies with legal responsibility for breaking our […]

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Robert Rector and Other Undocumented Economists: Why it matters

There is a deep, dark, musty secret kept by the “researchers” who assure restrictionists that immigrants take citizens’ jobs, drive down wages, drive up our national debt, trash the economy, export our currency, bankrupt hospitals , give us measles, conceal terrorists, and rape our daughters: these “researchers” are not authorities on these subjects; they have […]

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We can’t get immigration right if we get its economic impact wrong

By Dave Leach – From my emails to Senator Grassley’s staff: Economists – that is, people who majored in economics in college – have a very narrow range of disagreement about the benefits of as much more legal immigration (of people who just want to work hard – who pass criminal background checks) as we […]

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My Questions for Senators

Can I persuade you to help me contact the Senators on the Senate Judiciary Committee, and its staff, to urge them to select more economists than Undocumented Economists to testify at their future hearings about immigration? Please let me explain in the next paragraph why this will heal the immigration debate in America.  (202-224-5225 for […]

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2015 first Senate immigration hearing highlights

The Senate Judiciary Committee held its first immigration hearing March 17. Here are some highlights of the conversation, from the perspective of claims made about the economic impact of H1B visas, [visas for highly skilled workers], by “expert” witnesses with no expertise in economics. By Dave Leach. This article is part of a series: Parade […]

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Parade of the Undocumented Economists

By Dave Leach – Might the Senate Judiciary Subcommittee discussion March 17 of the economic impact of H1B workers [high skilled immigrants] been any less confusing, or enjoyed any more resolution, had the Senate allowed an economist to testify? By Dave Leach. This article has generated other supporting articles: Parade of the Undocumented Economists <> […]

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Governor Bobby Jindal wants “a lot” more legal immigration

By Dave Leach – Governor Bobby Jindal may be the most friendly to immigrant concerns of any Republican presidential candidate, and possibly of any Democratic presidential candidate. In an article he wrote two years ago, he said immigration should be increased by “a lot”. He wants “high walls and a wide gate”; that is, border […]

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