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Illegal Immigration Surged Because We Curtailed Legal Worker Migration 50 Years Ago

By Alex Nowrasteh – Today marks the 50th anniversary of President Lyndon Baines Johnson signing the Immigration and Nationality Act of 1965. It removed the atrocious racial barriers in immigration law but also restricted economic migration—especially from the Western Hemisphere. We continue to struggle with its mixed legacy, particularly now that a spotlight is shining […]

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Legalization or Amnesty for Unlawful Immigrants – An American Tradition

By Alex Nowrasteh – Legalization of unlawful immigrants, commonly referred to as amnesty, has been hyperbolically described as an affront to U.S. national sovereignty, the rule of law, and even our Constitutional Republic. However, the U.S. government has a long history of successfully legalizing violators of immigration laws. In 1929, the year the Immigration Act […]

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David Farragut – War Hero, First Admiral, and Son of Hispanic Immigrant!

Damn the torpedoes! Four Bells! Captain Drayton, go ahead! Jouett, full speed! – David Farragut at the battle of Mobile Bay, August 5, 1864 Often paraphrased as “Damn the torpedoes, full speed ahead!”, this famous quote came from Admiral David Farragut, famous war hero of the civil war, America’s first admiral, and first generation Hispanic immigrant! David […]

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Ann Coulter and Her Libel of Latino Family Values

In her latest insult to Latinos, Ann Coulter claims Latinos don’t have the family values which long have been part of Latin American culture. The “facts” Ann Coulter cites are either blatantly untrue, or she cherry picks facts in isolation of other relevant facts, favorite tactics of her accomplices Charles Murray and Heather Mac Donald. […]

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