Category: Immigration Fact Checker

Jan 09

Machines Can Harvest Those Apples

Alex Nowrasteh of the libertarian Cato Institute asked in a recent article “Who Will Pick Our Apples.” The gist of the article was that Americans, according apple producers, won’t pick apples, so therefore we must have a presumably unending flow of foreigners to come here and do the work. Fact Check: The labor shortages may …

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Dec 27

Hispanics Aren’t a Natural GOP Constituency

Syndicated columnist Charles Krauthammer argued that Hispanics should be a “natural constituency” for Republicans because they are conservative (Special Report w/ Bret Baier, 12/4/12). He maintained that Republicans could tap into this constituency for more votes if they could stop alienating Hispanics by opposing amnesty for illegal aliens.    Fact Check: This commonly made claim …

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Dec 07

Story Doesn’t Reveal NIF’s Radical Agenda

The Washington Post ran an article (12/3/12) entitled “Pro-Immigration Conservative Activists Plan Their Strategy.” The article describes how this group of “conservatives” and “conservative activists” met  in Washington to discuss tactics for legalizing illegal aliens. It quotes Ali Noorani of the National Immigration Forum (NIF) saying, “For years, conservative faith, law enforcement and business leaders …

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Nov 27

Immigrants Don’t Start More Businesses

The New York Times on November 2nd ran a column by Harvard Business School Professor Thomas McGraw claiming that immigrants are better than American natives at innovation and creating new businesses as entrepreneurs. He stated in his column that “our overly complex immigration law . . . endangers our tradition of entrepreneurship.” Fact Check: McGraw …

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Nov 19

Amnesty Won’t Help Republicans Win Elections

Following the loss of Mitt Romney to President Obama, numerous pundits began claiming that “the Hispanic vote” sank Romney, and that henceforth the only way Republicans can win elections is to endorse amnesty for illegal aliens. One was columnist Charles Krauthammer who stated, “The principle reason [Hispanics] go Democratic is the issue of illegal immigrants. …

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Nov 12

The Myth of ‘Harsh’ Immigration Law

Are America’s immigration laws unnecessarily “harsh”?

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