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DACA: Myths & Facts

President Trump’s latest executive order on immigration has spurred yet another partisan debate on immigration reform. However in the whirlwind of this discussion, there is a vacuum of facts which has been replaced by angry rhetoric and shoddily crafted talking points. For many it is either an illegal, taxpayer swindling act of amnesty or a […]

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Gary Johnson for President

Immigrants and their friends look to Democrats and see presidential candidates whose words are often quite friendly but whose votes have been terrifying; and to Republicans and see two candidates whose words are terrifying, and whose deeds – well, Cruz’ are even more terrifying, and Trump, who knows what he will do? By Dave Leach, […]

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DACA in Court: the threat, the opportunity

Needed: Dreamers to ask lawyers; lawyers to join a unique Amicus Two days ago the Supreme Court agreed to decide a case that will determine whether millions who were brought to the U.S. by their parents as children get to stay in the only country many of them have ever known. The deadline is fast […]

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Muslim refugees in perspective

Alarm over Moslem immigration is valid but there is much more to the story. Light is not helpless against the dark. But closed eyes see little light. “Jaw-dropping number of Muslim immigrants to U.S.” promised the WorldNetDaily News promotional email as your reward for reading its article about Breitbart’s story yesterday. “The invasion of the […]

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Presidential Candidates on the record – Birthright Idiotship

Should babies of “illegal aliens” born here be counted as citizens? “No!” shout nine of the 17 Republican presidential candidates as of August 19, 2015. Trump wrote a thesis on it. He says his “very good lawyers” can end it without messing with a Constitutional Amendment. This is part 3 of the series “Birthright Idiotship” […]

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The actual case for enslaving “illegals” – Birthright Idiotship

Jan Mickelson, Des Moines radio talk show host, who is the primary radio “gatekeeper” for presidential candidates wooing Republicans in advance of Iowa’s “first in the nation” caucuses, doesn’t stop at saying Congress can end Birthright Citizenship without disturbing the Constitution. He says we can also enslave undocumented immigrants, and put them to work building […]

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Questioning Carson

I had a chance last night to personally hand Ben Carson, Republican presidential candidate, the card below. There was no conversation. It was a miracle I had even that opportunity. I am afraid I will not be able to get my question answered without your help. By Dave Leach, August 9, 2015 I had hoped […]

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Puerto Rico

Blame D.C For Puerto Rican Debt Crisis

While Greece and its ongoing economic meltdown has captured world headlines recently, closer to home, the American protectorate of Puerto Rico is suffering its own Greek tragedy of massive proportions. The Washington Post explains; Groaning under at least $73 billion in debt, Puerto Rico — which is being called “America’s Greece” — is staggering down […]

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The Senate’s 7 Undocumented Economists

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? Update: in 3 years the Senate’s immigration hearings heard 3 economists of 72 witnesses (see below) By Dave Leach – […]

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