Immigration Fact Checker

Jun 25

CAPS Deserves Credit for Telling the Truth

Here is the latest example of media bias and reporting malpractice: “Yesterday, the Star-Ledger (Newark) posted the Center for New Community’s response to their columnist Paul Mulshine’s defense of Californians for Population Stabilization (CAPS). CAPS is an anti-immigrant organization that uses environmentalism to mask its bigotry. Mulshine claims that CAPS is right to blame all …

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Jun 19

Mass Immigration Brings Disunity and Decline

Population alone does not determine national power, but it is an important component, particularly if those human resources are educated and assimilated. It appears that both the numbers and origins of the new immigrants have caused concerns about immigration’s impact on American culture. Data from the 2010 Census showed a soaring Hispanic population, and at …

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Jun 11

Globalists Care for Gain, Not Countrymen

The battle between the anti-globalizers and the globalization adapters, if you will, is playing out in education, trade, and immigration policy. Unfortunately, too many are playing a cynical game of anti-globalization. . . . Immigration nativists ignore that we need the best and the brightest from around the globe . . . and we still …

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Jun 04

Mass Immigration Doesn’t Boost Wealth

Of course, there’s an easy way for more people to become as rich as Americans. That’s for them to, well, become Americans. . . . The same way that moving a farmer to a factory in, say, China makes them produce and earn more, so does moving a factory worker from China to the United …

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May 28

House Vote Was More Reasonable Than ‘Reason’

A provision in the latest defense authorization bill would have. . . . expressed the sense of Congress that the Pentagon should study the question of whether unlawfully present immigrants who were brought to the U.S. as children should be allowed to enlist in the armed forces. . . . [C]onservative Republicans . . . …

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May 22

NYT Endorses Obama’s Lawlessness

Mrs. Clinton defended a path to citizenship for those 11 million [illegal aliens], and promised as president to take executive—more broadly than Mr. Obama has—to defer [their] deportations. . . . Mrs. Clinton vowed “as president I will do everything possible under the law to go even further.” . . . Those are stirring words, …

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May 14

Immigration Advocates Don’t Define Immigration

Immigration is one of the great polarizing issues in American politics. . . . But overall, immigrants are good for the United States. . . . They embody the American Dream. . . . ITEP [Institute on Taxation and Economic Policy] says that immigrants who entered the country illegally paid about $12 billion in state …

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May 07

Rubin Is Wrong on Wage Suppression

[L]egal immigration does not depress wages and has ample economic benefits. . . . immigration is not a zero-sum [game] but rather [it is] a worldwide competition for the most economically productive people because they help expand the economic pie. . . . [Immigration opponents] use “recycled AFL-CIO talking points” [and raise] “cultural issues”. . …

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Apr 30

NYT Bashes Sessions and ‘Nativists’

“But here is Mr. Sessions, ditching the usual Republican talking points on immigration, choosing instead to echo an uglier time in our history, when nativists wielded the spurious argument that the more immigrants taken in by America, the worse America is. He’s advocating for ‘slowing the pace’ of legal immigration, supposedly to increase job opportunities …

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Apr 23

Factcheck Needs to Check Itself

A new TV spot claims Americans will be “stuck with the tax bill” for President Obama’s order giving legal status to millions of immigrants. What bill? Those immigrants will produce more in taxes than they will consume, according to the very authority cited by the ad’s sponsor. — Factcheck.org, 4/10/15 Fact Checker: Factcheck is a …

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