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Sheriff Joe Arpiao will not run for re-election!

Sheriff Joe Arpiao sent me a personal email just this hour informing me that “Dave, I can only run if I have your backing.” By Dave Leach, one of Sheriff Joe’s most loyal supporters I am confident that Sheriff Joe is a man of his word, especially concerning a matter about which he has “spent […]

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Los candidatos presidenciales Republicanos invaden Des Moines

La visión más clara de Iowa hasta ahora de lo que los candidatos presidenciales Republicanos piensan acerca de los inmigrantes fue visto el sábado en el Auditorio Sherman Hoyt en Des Moines. Se indica cómo hay de trabajo por hacer para sanar la ley de inmigración. Por Dave Leach; traducido por Araceli Caldbeck La noticia […]

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The path to immigration victory

If someone gives you directions to a place you have never heard of, you will say “Why would I want to go there?” But you will follow the directions after you see its picture, full of beauty and luxury, where they give away money. I want to give you a picture of what we must […]

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Economists know immigrants don’t take citizens’ jobs

Real economists emphatically dispute the claims of Undocumented Economists (who have no economics degree) that immigration hurts any part of the economy. Economists who actually majored in economics in college, and who publish research that is published in economics journals, find that whether there is little immigration or much, the impact of immigration on jobs […]

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In defense of in-state tuition for undocumented students

(Author’s note: I was recently asked by columnist Mercedes Olivera of The Dallas Morning News to comment on Texas Lt. Gov.-elect Dan Patrick’s initiative to repeal in-state college tuition for undocumented immigrant students. You can click here to read the Morning News column, including my thoughts. I provided The Dallas Morning News with a full […]

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Debunking Immigrant Child Rape Claims

By Bob Quasius – The headline “Illegal Alien Pedophiles: 4,317 Charges Filed Against Illegals in ONE YEAR… in ONE STATE (and it’s only our 10th largest)” by Dean Garrison at DC Clothesline grabbed my attention, as for some time I’ve been monitoring some rather outrageous claims about immigrant criminality, especially when it comes to immigrant […]

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La Economía y los Economistas Indocumentados

Por Dave Leach. Traducido por Araceli Caldbeck. In English – Nuestros 680 billones de dólares del déficit nacional se reduciría en 250 billones de  dólares al año, y la economía de los Estados Unidos crecería el  1% durante los siguentes diez años, sólo con dejar que un millón de inmigrantes entren legalmente, de acuerdo a […]

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Saving the GOP from Modern Know-Nothingism

By Alex Nowrasteh – Many in the GOP are jockeying for the soul of the party ahead of an anticipated 2014 midterm election victory. Social conservatives are eager to reassert their influence after repeated defeats over gay marriage. Fiscal conservatives make the case for a greater emphasis on runaway spending. And then there are the […]

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Heritage’s Flawed Immigration Analysis

By Alex Nowrasteh – In the Washington Post today, Jim DeMint and Robert Rector of the Heritage Foundation invoke the free-market pantheon in arguing their anti-immigration stance: “The economist Milton Friedman warned that the United States cannot have open borders and an extensive welfare state.” They’re halfway right about that. What Friedman actually said was […]

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Obama Is Denying Due Process to Thousands of Detained Asylum Seekers

  By Alex Nowrasteh – Critics of President Obama’s immigration policies describe them as violating the rule of law. According to Representative Steve King (R-IA), “Immigration enforcement has been under attack since our current president was sworn in, despite his constitutional oath requiring him to ‘take Care that the Laws be faithfully executed.’” Ironically, these […]

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