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  • Civil Rights Commission Chairman Castro criticizes schools not enrolling undocumented children

    04/25/2015 5:10:23 PM PDT · by E. Pluribus Unum · 19 replies
    Newsday ^ | 2015-04-25 | JAMES T. MADORE
    A top federal civil rights official criticized school districts Saturday who have been slow to enroll recent waves of undocumented refugee children from Central and South America. Martin R. Castro, chairman of the U.S. Commission on Civil Rights, took aim at districts such as Hempstead.
  • Illegal immigration plummets along southwest border: DHS (Lying or incompetency being displayed)

    04/25/2015 6:52:09 AM PDT · by bestintxas · 26 replies
    wash times ^ | 4/25/15 | s dinan
    The flow of illegal immigrants has dropped to its lowest level in years judging by the number being apprehended along the border, Homeland Security Secretary Jeh Johnson said Friday as he sought to be more transparent about his department’s performance. Mr. Johnson said the drop is coming despite an improving economy, which generally draws more illegal migrants. Instead, the secretary said, a boost in manpower and technology along the southwestern border, coupled with public messages in Latin America discouraging would-be migrants from making the journey have helped turn the tide. Through the first six months of fiscal year 2015, which...
  • The White House And Soros-Backed Open Borders Group Strategize About Bribing Immigrants To

    04/24/2015 5:34:17 PM PDT · by Nachum · 19 replies
    Daily Caller | 4/24/15 | Ian Smith
    Last week, the White House Task Force on New Americans held a briefing at the Soros-funded, pro-open borders Migration Policy Institute to push its new “Strategic Action Plan on Immigrant & Refugee Integration.” The Task Force, which seeks to ramp up naturalization rates among non-citizens, grew out of one of the dozen bombshell memos dropped on the American public after the midterms last year. Although barely discussed, it may be the most important memo released that day, even more so than Obama’s twin amnesty programs and the ‘New Priorities on Deportations’ memo which rewrote the
  • Republican Senate Confirms AG Who Says Illegals Have Right to Work But Partially Born Babies ...

    04/24/2015 1:49:04 AM PDT · by Zakeet · 6 replies
    CNS News ^ | April 23, 2015 | Terence P. Jeffrey
    Complete Headline: Republican Senate Confirms AG Who Says Illegals Have Right to Work But Partially Born Babies Have No Right to Life A Republican-controlled U.S. Senate voted to confirm an attorney general today who says that illegal aliens have a right to work in the United States but that partially born babies do not have a right to life. The Senate took two votes on the nomination of Loretta Lynch: first, a "cloture" vote to end debate and allow a final vote on confirmation, and, then, the final vote itself. Neither of these votes would have taken place had not...
  • Homeland Security Working Overtime to Add ‘New Americans’ by 2016 Election

    04/24/2015 2:06:42 AM PDT · by Zakeet · 25 replies
    P.J. Media ^ | April 23, 2015 | J. Christian Adams
    Sources at the Department of Homeland Security report to PJ Media that the United States Citizenship and Immigration Services is reallocating significant resources to sending letters to all 9,000,000 green card holders urging them to naturalize prior to the 2016 election. President Obama’s amnesty by edict has always been about adding new Democrats to the voter rolls, and recent action by the Department of Homeland Security provides further proof. Sources at the Department of Homeland Security report to PJ Media that the United States Citizenship and Immigration Services is reallocating significant resources away from a computer system — the “Electronic...
  • Illegals & SDS schedule May Day protest in Tampa against deportations... (WHAT Deportations??)

    04/23/2015 5:55:44 PM PDT · by GILTN1stborn · 15 replies
    Facebook ^ | 04/23/2014 | SDS
    Where: 7th Avenue | Ybor City, Florida When: May 1st - Friday Time: 6:00 PM Join Raíces en Tampa on International Workers Day also known as May Day. Leading organizations of Tampa will come together to support our undocumented community and to demand #Not1More deportation! Confirmed endorsers of #MayDay: - Tampa Bay SDS - Committee to Stop FBI Repression - Tampa - Student/Farmworker Alliance - Casa Chiapas Tampa More Updates will be coming soon! In the mean time don't forget to order the official May Day shirt: http://teespring.com/L4AMayDay Questions? raicesentampa@gmail.com raicesentampa.wordpress.com
  • Why is Jeb Bush Endorsing & Fundraising for Leading Anti-Immigrant Senator David Vitter?

    04/23/2015 7:57:36 PM PDT · by ObamahatesPACoal · 9 replies
    America's Voice ^ | 04/15/2015
    If Jeb Bush embodies many Republicans’ hopes to soften the GOP’s harsh brand image on immigration and expand the party’s competitiveness with Latino voters, then why is he endorsing and appearing at a political fundraiser tonight for the virulently anti-immigrant Senator David Vitter? (SNIP) Meanwhile, David Vitter is one of the most consistent anti-immigrant hardliners in the Senate – a vocal opponent of the DREAM Act, comprehensive immigration reform, and President Obama’s immigration executive action programs and a lead sponsor of efforts to restrict the use of discretion in immigration enforcement to target felons, not families (it continues to be...
  • Congress: Middle class incomes drop as immigration surges

    04/23/2015 2:23:07 PM PDT · by xzins · 45 replies
    Washington Examiner ^ | APRIL 23, 2015 | PAUL BEDARD
    Wages of America's middle class have dropped below 1970s levels as immigration has surged 325 percent, according to a new congressional report that questions claims that native Americans are economically helped by greater immigration. The nonpartisan Congressional Research Service report studied immigration and middle class income from 1945-2013 and found that as immigration slowed between 1945 and 1970, American incomes increased. But when immigration expanded, the incomes of the bottom 90 percent of Americans went flat and then dropped beginning in 2000. In the report to the Senate Judiciary Committee, the CRS reported that the foreign-born population of the United...
  • Backers of Tennessee in-state tuition for undocumented students say they'll try again next year

    04/23/2015 10:10:01 AM PDT · by Tennessee Nana · 20 replies
    ChattanoogaTimesFreePress ^ | April 23, 2015 | Andy Sher
    NASHVILLE -- As the Tennessee House debated a bill Wednesday that could determine whether he can eventually afford college, 15-year-old Carlos Reyes was in the balcony. In the end, the bill to allow some undocumented students to pay in-state tuition at state colleges and universities failed by one vote, 49-47. Fifty votes were needed to approve the bill, which had passed in the Senate. The measure is dead until next year. "It does make me feel kind of upset," said Reyes, a high school student from Murfreesboro whose parents brought him illegally to the U.S. "I really hope they pass...
  • In-state tuition bill falls one vote short (Tennessee)

    04/23/2015 10:13:52 AM PDT · by SharpRightTurn · 21 replies
    WSMV TV (Nashville) ^ | Apr 22, 2015 | Hayley Mason
    NASHVILLE, TN (WSMV) - A bill that would offer in-state tuition for undocumented immigrants in Tennessee failed to pass the legislature on Wednesday. View from the Hill State lawmakers argued for more than two hours on the bill that has been four years in the making. The issue had bipartisan support, but many teetered on if this was an education issue or about immigration reform. Ultimately, the bill failed by a single vote. Several students dressed in graduation caps and gowns came to the state House to support the bill. They carried signs to represent the jobs they hope to...
  • ACLU sues feds in bid to make Catholic groups provide abortion to illegal immigrants

    04/23/2015 12:10:37 PM PDT · by markomalley · 12 replies
    Fox News ^ | 4/23/15 | Aalia Shaheed
    Providing food and shelter to illegal immigrants isn't enough for federally-funded Catholic organizations, according to the American Civil Liberties Union, which is suing the federal government to help ensure the religious organizations provide abortion and contraception to them as well. The suit aims to obtain government records related to reproductive healthcare policy for unaccompanied immigrant children in the care of federally funded Catholic agencies, which do not believe in abortion. ADVERTISEMENT ADVERTISEMENT “We have heard reports that Catholic bishops are prohibiting Catholic charities from allowing teens in their care to access critical services like contraception and abortion- even if the...
  • Immigration agency: Single Hispanic females deserve asylum in U.S.

    04/23/2015 1:04:33 PM PDT · by jazusamo · 34 replies
    The Washington Times ^ | April 23, 2015 | Stephen Dinan
    Being a single mother or witnessing a gang crime could be enough for Central American illegal immigrants to get on the path to asylum under guidance the Homeland Security Department issued last week, opening up new ways for the current surge of illegal immigrants to gain a legal foothold in the U.S. The guidance, a 27-page training document from U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services, says women who flee Central America because they fear being a single woman at the head of a household can be deemed to be part of a targeted social group, and can make a claim that...
  • Rubio raking in big bucks from rich pro-amnesty Republicans by touting his “immigration record”

    04/23/2015 8:56:00 AM PDT · by cotton1706 · 9 replies
    hotair.com ^ | 4/23/15 | Allahpundit
    “Marco gives the same speech with donors that he does in public,” one Rubio advisor assured BuzzFeed. I’m sure he’s right. After all, when has Marco Rubio ever said different things to different audiences about his stance on immigration? I do think it’s safe to say that Rubio’s choosing his words carefully on this subject, even among friends in private settings. All it would take to blow him up for good on the right is a hidden smartphone recorder catching him crowing about amnesty, and he knows it. He’s the safest pick in the field precisely because he’s not prone...
  • Why Scott Walker Is Right on Immigration

    04/23/2015 2:33:16 AM PDT · by Cincinatus' Wife · 54 replies
    Right Side News ^ | April 23, 2015 | Daniel Greenfield
    Immigration has an important place in American life, but it can never become more important than American life. It is not an unlimited good and its implementation must flow from what is best for Americans, not from warping the freedoms that we believe in until they become an abstract ideology that destroys the people who practice them.Scott Walker is not betraying free market principles when he contends that immigration should be based around the needs of Americans, he is practicing and protecting them. Immigration has become the third rail of American politics. At a time when the labor force participation...
  • Scott Walker: There should be limits on legal immigration

    04/23/2015 7:34:33 AM PDT · by Cincinatus' Wife · 24 replies
    Washington Times ^ | April 23, 2015 | Seth McLaughlin and Stephen Dinan
    The latest Census Bureau projections show immigrants will account for 14.8 percent of the U.S. population early in the next decade, setting an all-time record and raising questions about whether the country has the ability to assimilate newcomers at such a torrid pace. Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker seemed to step into that debate earlier this week when he broke with GOP orthodoxy and suggested potential limits on future legal immigration, insisting American workers’ wages should be a factor in setting U.S. policy. Combined with his earlier reversal from pro-legalization to anti-amnesty for illegal immigrants, Mr. Walker’s remarks drew a rebuke...
  • Obama Lawyer Dodges Alien ‘Voting Rights’ Hypothetical – Multiple Times (More Detail)

    04/23/2015 7:42:44 AM PDT · by Hostage · 18 replies
    cnsnews.com ^ | April 22, 2015 | Hans von Spakovsky
    The Obama administration’s lawyer, Benjamin Mizer, the acting assistant attorney general of the Civil Division at the Justice Department, did not have an easy time in his argument last Friday before a three-judge panel of the 5th Circuit Court of Appeals in the immigration lawsuit filed by 26 states. He was questioned about all of the claims being made by the government, from the administration’s argument that the states don’t have standing to file a lawsuit to the assertion that everything President Obama has done is within the administration’s prosecutorial discretion. The substantive merits of district court Judge Andrew Hanen’s...
  • Census: Record 51 million immigrants in 8 years, will account for 82% of U.S. growth

    04/22/2015 3:44:41 PM PDT · by Enlightened1 · 56 replies
    Washington Examiner ^ | 4/2/15 | Paul Bedard
    Legal and illegal immigrants will hit a record high of 51 million in just eight years and eventually account for an astounding 82 percent of all population growth in America, according to new U.S. Census figures. A report from the Center for Immigration Studies that analyzed the statistics said that by 2023, one in seven U.S. residents will be an immigrant, rising to one in five by 2060 when the immigrant population totals 78 million. The report was provided to Secrets and released Wednesday evening.
  • Reminder: Polls show public support for Scott Walker’s position on legal immigration

    04/22/2015 2:49:01 PM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 44 replies
    Hotair ^ | 04/22/2015 | AllahPundit
    Not always majority support, granted, but Ramesh Ponnuru reminds us there’s a sizable chunk of voters out there who are open to reducing legal as well as illegal immigration. Given widespread paranoia among top Republicans about losing Latinos forever over grassroots opposition to amnesty, Walker moving to Mitt Romney’s right by questioning legal immigration seems counterintuitive and politically dangerous. But is it? Per Ponnuru, hmmmm:Interesting, but maybe that 39 percent opposition is driven almost entirely by Republicans, people whom Walker can already count on to support him as nominee, in which case his legal immigration position isn’t winning him...
  • Immigration and Barack Obama's New Americans

    04/22/2015 2:30:14 PM PDT · by PoliticallyShort · 14 replies
    PoliticallyShort.com ^ | 04/22/2015 | PoliticallyShort
    While the American voters sent a message of repudiation against the overreach of the executive branch in the November 2014 elections, the executive responded by informing the voters that their message would be ignored. As Republicans won in a landslide election that gave them control of Congress by vowing to stop the overreach of the Obama administration, it simply didn’t matter. In an interview with the Huffington Post last month, Barack Obama conveyed this message by stating that he will, “try to reach out to Republicans and see if they can work with us and where they’re not willing to...
  • On Immigration, Scott Walker Bucks the Beltway Consensus

    04/22/2015 12:35:10 PM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 43 replies
    National Review ^ | 04/22/2015 | Ian Tuttle
    Scott Walker’s most recent comments on immigration may make possible an honest-to-God debate about America’s immigration policy. It’s about time. Chatting with Glenn Beck on Monday morning, Walker said: The next president and the next Congress need to make decisions about a legal-immigration system that’s based on, first and foremost, protecting American workers and American wages. . . . What is [current legal immigration policy] doing for American workers? What is this doing to wages? We need to have that be at the forefront of our discussion going forward. But, Walker observed, among elected officials, questioning our currently legal immigration...
  • Gang member facing murder charges was spared deportation under Obama program

    04/22/2015 1:26:15 PM PDT · by Signalman · 11 replies
    FoxNews ^ | 4/22/2015 | foxnews.com
    The Obama administration has admitted that an illegal immigrant and known gang member -- who recently was charged in the murders of four people -- was allowed to remain in the United States under President Obama's executive actions. Emmanuel Jesus Rangel-Hernandez was allowed in August 2013 to remain in the U.S., following his request about seven months earlier to stay under the president's Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program, according to U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services Director Leon Rodriguez. Rodriquez acknowledged in a letter to a top Republican senator that Rangel-Hernandez's application was approved, even though a federal crime database...
  • Senate passes trafficking bill 99-0, ending monthlong abortion fight

    04/22/2015 1:45:07 PM PDT · by GIdget2004 · 11 replies
    The Hill ^ | 04/22/2015 | Jordain Carney
    The Senate on Wednesday passed legislation aimed at curbing human trafficking, ending a monthlong fight over abortion that bitterly divided the parties and held up attorney general nominee Loretta Lynch. The legislation, which was approved 99-0, would create a special fund to help victims of sex crimes, bolstering efforts to combat what advocates decry as “modern-day slavery.”
  • Ex-Aide: Walker Does 'Olympics-Quality' Backflip on Immigration

    04/22/2015 12:51:10 PM PDT · by Laissez-faire capitalist · 78 replies
    Newsmax ^ | 4/21/2015 | Sean Piccoli
    Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker executed an "Olympics-quality flip-flop" on immigration on Monday in an interview with conservative radio host Glenn Beck, according to a former aide to the 2016 Republican presidential prospect. The ex-staffer, Liz Mair, commented on Twitter: Sad to see the full, Olympics-quality flip-flop by a former boss today. I guess some people think they can do what Romney did in 08 + win. ... Walker has said he previously supports opening a pathway to residency for immigrants who came here illegally - a position that resonates with the country's growing Hispanic electorate but has less support among...
  • Voces de la Frontera challenges Walker on immigration

    04/22/2015 10:29:07 AM PDT · by Cincinatus' Wife · 22 replies
    Wisconsin Gazette ^ | April 22, 2015 | Wisconsin Gazette
    ..."The next president and the next Congress need to make decisions about a legal immigration system that's based on, first and foremost, on protecting American workers and American wages," Walker said. "Because the more I've talked to folks—I've talked to Sen. Sessions and others out there, but it is a fundamentally lost issue by many in elected positions today—is what is this doing for American workers looking for jobs, what is this doing to wages, and we need to have that be at the forefront of our discussion going forward."Christine Neumann-Ortiz, executive director of Voces de la Frontera, responded, “It...
  • Judicial Watch, AEF File Amici Brief with Supreme Court Supporting Arizona, Kansas Efforts...

    04/22/2015 10:43:00 AM PDT · by jazusamo · 15 replies
    Judicial Watch ^ | April 22, 2015
    Full title: Judicial Watch, AEF File Amici Brief with Supreme Court Supporting Arizona, Kansas Efforts to Require Proof of Citizenship on Voter Registration Forms ‘Illegal voting at any level can change the outcome of elections. And there is no acceptable amount of fraud.’ (Washington, DC) – Judicial Watch announced today that it has joined with the Allied Educational Foundation (AEF) to file an amici curiae brief with the United States Supreme Court in support of Arizona’s and Kansas’ efforts to add proof-of-citizenship requirements to a federal voter registration form ( Kris W. Kobach, et al., v. U. S. Election Assistance...
  • Scott Walker, the GOP's new self-deportation champion

    04/22/2015 11:21:53 AM PDT · by Cincinatus' Wife · 11 replies
    The Hill ^ | April 22, 2015 | Fernando Espuelas, contributor
    That didn’t take long. Gov. Scott Walker (R-Wis.) is now the first 2016 GOP presidential potential walking the anti-immigration plank, hoping — against history — that this time it will lead to the White House and not just to a watery political death. Since Republican nominee Mitt Romney crashed in 2012 on the shoals of his "self-deportation" strategy of harassing immigrants until they left the country, many Republican leaders and operatives have concluded that Romney's immigration policies were sure losers in a national election. How else to explain Romney's showing among American Latino voters — the worst since President Ford?...
  • Scott Walker Makes Clear Immigration Argument — Protect American Workers

    04/22/2015 11:18:47 AM PDT · by Cincinatus' Wife · 35 replies
    Western Journalism ^ | April 22, 2015 | L. Todd Wood
    These are fighting words for the Left. The Left has been given a free pass by the mainstream press over the last decade with regard to their immigration agenda’s effect on the ordinary American worker. Huge legal immigration combined with gargantuan illegal immigration has put downward pressure on blue-collar wages and reduced the opportunities for Americans to find good jobs. This is an obvious consequence of millions of legal and illegal immigrants coming into America to compete with regular Americans looking for work. Yesterday, Scott Walker told the mainstream press and the Left that their emperor has no clothes. A...
  • Polls: Americans Are Fed Up with Immigration

    04/22/2015 8:38:17 AM PDT · by xzins · 71 replies
    TeaParty.org ^ | APRIL 21, 2015
    American opposition to the Obama administration and GOP establishment’s extremist immigration policies is boiling at an all-time high, a broad survey of polls shows. Sixty percent of Americans are displeased with the current levels of immigration, according to Gallup—a decline from 72 percent in 2008, when the country plunged into a recession, but an increase of six percent from 2014. The majority of adults Gallup polled, 39 percent in a plurality, said they wanted to see immigration levels decrease. Gallup presents these numbers through a partisan filter as “fodder” for Republicans, discomforted as they are by the results. According to...
  • Ann Coulter: Scott Walker Is ‘Smoking Out the Cheap Labor Hacks’ on Immigration

    04/22/2015 9:11:59 AM PDT · by cotton1706 · 40 replies
    breitbart.com ^ | 4/22/15 | Matthew Boyle
    Conservative columnist and multiple-time number one New York Times bestselling author Ann Coulter told Breitbart News that Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker’s boldly stated position on immigration when it comes to protecting Americans from illegal and legal immigration is “fantastic” and “amazing.” “YES! Fantastic, amazing, just what I’ve been waiting for! Romney, of course, said exactly this and also endorsed E-Verify and a fence on the border,” Coulter said when asked to react to Walker’s statements—and all the political establishment from both sides of the aisle and the media attacking him—on Tuesday. “I’m bitter and cynical, but I don’t know how...
  • Scott Walker May Have Figured Out Immigration Populism

    04/22/2015 12:33:06 AM PDT · by Cincinatus' Wife · 44 replies
    Front Page ^ | April 22, 2015 | Daniel Greenfield
    During his initial debut, Scott Walker seemed to have a shaky grasp of national and international issues. Then again that wasn’t surprising since he had been busy with a tough fight in his own state. Before Walker had come out with the usual GOP expert class stuff. Now Walker seems to be figuring out that the party needs a populist. That’s what he brought to the table in Wisconsin. And he’s infuriating all the right people...... The GOP expert class reacted to the heretical notion that American policy should benefit… Americans with a thorough freakout......... Suggesting that immigration policy should...
  • Obama-GOP "Trade" Scheme Includes "Unrestricted Immigration"

    04/22/2015 5:09:14 AM PDT · by VitacoreVision · 8 replies
    The New American ^ | 22 April 2015 | Alex Newman
    The establishment GOP-backed Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP), recently touted by the White House as the “most progressive trade agreement in history,” is also a “Trojan horse” to advance Obama’s “unrestricted immigration” agenda, according to political insiders and critics who have studied the secretive scheming. With the Big Government wing of the Republican Party currently plotting to empower the Obama administration with fast-track Trade Promotion Authority to make it easier to impose the TPP and other radical agreements on the American people, opponents are warning that the White House immigration agenda may become all but impossible to stop. Critics say Congress must...
  • Exclusive — Ann Coulter: Scott Walker Is ‘Smoking Out the Cheap Labor Hacks’ on Immigration

    04/22/2015 5:12:32 AM PDT · by Cincinatus' Wife · 30 replies
    Breitbart ^ | April 22, 2015 | Matthew Boyle
    Conservative columnist and multiple-time number one New York Times bestselling author Ann Coulter told Breitbart News that Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker’s boldly stated position on immigration when it comes to protecting Americans from illegal and legal immigration is “fantastic” and “amazing.” “YES! Fantastic, amazing, just what I’ve been waiting for! Romney, of course, said exactly this and also endorsed E-Verify and a fence on the border,” Coulter said when asked to react to Walker’s statements—and all the political establishment from both sides of the aisle and the media attacking him—on Tuesday. “I’m bitter and cynical, but I don’t know how...
  • Franklin Graham: Halt Muslim immigration

    04/22/2015 5:17:42 AM PDT · by RoosterRedux · 22 replies
    WND ^ | Cheryl Chumley
    Rev. Franklin Graham put out a powerful tweet that conveyed two huge policy needs in just a few short words: America should take up arms against ISIS and U.S. immigration officers should keep out all Muslims from countries with ties to terror, he said. His exact tweet: “Our govt needs to halt all immigration of Muslims from countries that have active terrorist cells & take military action to defeat ISIS.” It’s since received more than 1,100 favorites and 600 retweets. The response was overwhelmingly in favor of his words – though some were critical.
  • GOP Pollster: Scott Walker’s Bold New Pro-American Immigration Position ‘Winning Hand’

    04/22/2015 6:24:58 AM PDT · by Zhang Fei · 50 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 21 Apr 2015 | Matthew Boyle
    Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker’s new populist pro-American worker position on immigration is “absolutely the winning hand” ... GOP pollster KellyAnne Conway of The Polling Company told Breitbart News ... Tuesday. Conway said of Walker: The left will try to caricature him as union-busting, as anti-worker. This gives him the opportunity to say ‘if you’re for amnesty, you’re anti-worker. What I am is pro-worker. It is anti government corruption. Having public sector union members expect Wisconsin taxpayers pay 100 percent of their benefits, that wasn’t fair.’ It’s a matter of fairness. Allow him to explain all of that as pro-worker not...
  • Walker’s Smart Play on Immigration

    04/22/2015 8:05:01 AM PDT · by Cincinatus' Wife · 23 replies
    Weekly Standard ^ | April 22, 2015 | Jeffrey H. Anderson
    Scott Walker’s recent comments suggesting that the United States’s policy on legal immigration should be focused on what’s good for American workers—a seemingly obvious point that nevertheless has ruffled feathers—offers further evidence of the Wisconsin governor’s political savvy. When two of one’s strongest competitors (namely, Jeb Bush and Marco Rubio) share a weakness on an issue, it’s smart to draw attention to that issue by making clear there is daylight between you and them...... Nor is it merely from a political perspective that Walker is right to join Sen. Jeff Sessions in questioning the prevailing orthodoxy on this issue. Reflecting...
  • John McCain Leads Liberal Republican Attacks On Scott Walker’s Immigration Stance

    04/21/2015 6:13:00 PM PDT · by markomalley · 35 replies
    Breitbart.com Big Government ^ | 4/21/15 | Matthew Boyle
    Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker has clearly awakened the Washington establishment beast.Not only is the liberal media and establishment right-of-center coming out guns-a-blazing at Walker over his pro-American worker position on legal immigration, but now Sen. John McCain (R-AZ)—the most pro-amnesty Republican there is, someone who worked for years with the late Sen. Ted Kennedy (D-MA) on immigration—is leading a charge against Walker’s new position.“I think most statistics show that they fill part of the workforce that are much needed. We have, and I’m a living example of, the aging population. We need these people in the workforce legally,” McCain said...
  • Rep. Mo Brooks rips Rubio on open borders

    04/21/2015 10:37:56 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 4 replies
    The Washington Times ^ | April 21, 2015 | Tim Constantine
    A Republican congressman ripped congressional leadership for their inaction on President Obama’s executive amnesty plan for illegals and pointed a finger at Sen. Marco Rubio for U.S. problems with open borders. Alabama Rep. Mo Brooks was a guest on Tim Constantine’s “Capitol Hill Show” on Tuesday and the conversation was dominated by the topic of illegal immigration and the effort by the Obama administration to circumvent existing law and grant amnesty to millions. “What I am very disappointed in is the House and Senate leadership,” Mr. Brooks explained....
  • UN Urges Europe to Put Asylum at Center of Migrant Debate

    04/21/2015 7:58:56 PM PDT · by artichokegrower · 10 replies
    Marine Link ^ | April 21, 2015 | Eric Haun
    The U.N. refugee agency on Tuesday urged European leaders to put the protection of migrants at the center of debate over the crisis in the Mediterranean and to do more to help Greece and Italy cope.
  • Liberals Sputter As Scott Walker Proposes Bold New Immigration Platform

    04/21/2015 3:14:15 PM PDT · by cotton1706 · 136 replies
    breitbart.com ^ | 4/21/15 | Matthew Boyle
    Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker, a likely 2016 GOP presidential candidate, is marching forward with his bold new pro-American worker immigration policy. He’s not afraid to push for a legal immigration system that doesn’t box out American workers with a massive influx of inexpensive foreign labor. After first rolling out his new ideas on Glenn Beck’s radio program on Monday, Walker appeared on Fox News’ Megyn Kelly’s show to further elaborate on how he hopes to protect Americans economically from special interests pushing for a massive influx in cheap foreign labor from around the world. “When it comes to immigration, as...
  • Jeff Sessions: Scott Walker’s Pro American Worker Immigration Stance ‘Helpful For The Republic’

    04/21/2015 3:12:00 PM PDT · by cotton1706 · 19 replies
    breitbart.com ^ | 4/21/15 | Matthew Boyle
    Sen. Jeff Sessions (R-AL), chairman of the Senate Judiciary Committee subcommittee on Immigration and the National Interest, praised Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker—a likely 2016 GOP presidential candidate—for bringing the negative effects of a massive increase in legal immigration into the debate for the 2016 GOP nomination. “I thought it was a good statement that he made,” Sessions told reporters, according to Bloomberg’s Dave Weigel. “He was just saying, ‘I’m going to ask the question, what is it going to do for the wages and job prospects of my constituents, the American people, as I analyze how to create a proper...
  • Liberals Sputter As Scott Walker Proposes Bold New Immigration Platform

    04/21/2015 11:30:07 AM PDT · by Cincinatus' Wife · 12 replies
    Breitbart ^ | April 21, 2015 | Matthew Boyle
    Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker, a likely 2016 GOP presidential candidate, is marching forward with his bold new pro-American worker immigration policy. He’s not afraid to push for a legal immigration system that doesn’t box out American workers with a massive influx of inexpensive foreign labor. After first rolling out his new ideas on Glenn Beck’s radio program on Monday, Walker appeared on Fox News’ Megyn Kelly’s show to further elaborate on how he hopes to protect Americans economically from special interests pushing for a massive influx in cheap foreign labor from around the world.... [HUGE SNIP] In addition to the...
  • GUTIÉRREZ: ‘PRESIDENT’ JEB BUSH OUR BEST GOP CHANCE TO PASS IMMIGRATION

    04/21/2015 1:57:01 PM PDT · by C19fan · 35 replies
    Breitbart ^ | April 21, 2015 | Pam Key
    This week at the The University of Chicago’s Institute of Politics, long-time immigration activist Rep. Luis Gutiérrez (D-IL) said the potential Republican president he could work best with to pass comprehensive immigration reform is Jeb Bush. Gutiérrez said, “We would have to stay with the Bush family,” explaining George W. Bush tried twice to pass comprehensive immigration reform.
  • Obama Task Force to Strengthen Immigrant “Integration Infrastructure”

    04/21/2015 12:02:19 PM PDT · by jazusamo · 37 replies
    Judicial Watch ^ | April 21, 2015
    President Obama’s Task Force on New Americans has issued its much-anticipated plan to facilitate life in the U.S. for immigrants and refugees by enhancing pathways to naturalization, building welcoming communities and providing “mobile immigration services in underserved communities.” The government-wide initiative aims to “strengthen federal immigrant and refugee integration infrastructure.” This includes multilingual media campaigns promoting immigrant rights and other free tools to make life easier in the U.S. and up to $10 million for “citizenship preparation” programs. The goal is to “strengthen civic, economic and linguistic integration and to build strong and welcoming communities,” according to the report issued...
  • Illegal immigrant accused of raping 10-year-old girl in Kenner

    04/21/2015 11:01:58 AM PDT · by grundle · 25 replies
    WGNO ^ | April 20, 2015 | Tanya Sinkovits
    KENNER, La. (WGNO) – A man living in Kenner has been charged with three counts of aggravated rape against a 10-year-old girl after the victim was seen in a video claiming they “made love,” police said. The mother of the girl found the cell phone video on Thursday, April 16, 2015. It was recorded by her daughter. On it, the victim alleged that she and her mother’s boyfriend had “made love” three times. After confronting her daughter, police said the 10-year-old victim told her mother it happened in their bedroom. 25-year-old Hermes Rivera admitted to police that he had sex...
  • RUBIO TEAM: LEGISLATIVE AMNESTY FOR DACA RECIPIENTS BEFORE BORDER SECURED

    04/21/2015 10:18:02 AM PDT · by C19fan · 21 replies
    Breitbart ^ | April 20, 2015 | Matthew Boyle
    The chief spokesman for the presidential campaign of Sen. Marco Rubio (R-FL) said in an on-record interview with Breitbart News that the senator, if elected president, would not require a secured border before he gives legislative and permanent amnesty to recipients of President Barack Obama’s first executive amnesty, the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program. “No,” Alex Conant said when asked if the border would need to be secured before a President Rubio’s legislative amnesty for recipients of Obama’s 2012 DACA would replace that executive amnesty.
  • A Scott Walker shift on legal immigration?

    04/21/2015 10:04:43 AM PDT · by Cincinatus' Wife · 26 replies
    Washington Post ^ | April 21, 2015 | Jennifer Rubin
    The Post reports that Walker now says, “In terms of legal immigration, how we need to approach that going forward is saying … the next president and the next Congress need to make decisions about a legal immigration system that’s based on, first and foremost, protecting American workers and American wages.” He went on to cite favorably Sen. Jeff Sessions (R-Ala.) on the subject. The notion that legal immigration hurts the economy and native workers has been rebutted repeatedly and is widely disparaged by a host of pro-growth conservatives and scholars.....AshLee Strong, spokeswoman for Walker’s Our American Revival PAC, tells...
  • Republican Candidates Pretending to Be More Conservative On Immigration Than They Actually Are

    04/20/2015 8:10:47 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 10 replies
    The American Prospect ^ | April 20, 2015 | Paul Waldman
    In 2008, John McCain, straight-talking principled maverick that he was, got into a Republican primary and saw that a position in favor of comprehensive immigration reform was causing him problems, so he disavowed the reform bill he had co-authored not long before, going so far as to say that if it came up again in the Senate, he'd vote against it. And now Marco Rubio, who like McCain attempted to pass a bipartisan comprehensive reform bill, is doing something similar. When the "Gang of Eight" bill Rubio championed passed the Senate in 2013 but died in the House, Rubio was...
  • Scott Walker Tacks Far Right On Immigration

    04/20/2015 10:49:55 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 58 replies
    The Huffington Post's Politics Blog ^ | April 20, 2015 | Igor Bobic
    Republicans often rail about undocumented immigrants. But Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker, an expected GOP presidential candidate, took it a step further Monday by sounding some critical notes about the number of those who immigrate to the U.S. legally. "In terms of legal immigration, how we need to approach that going forward is saying -- the next president and the next Congress need to make decisions about a legal immigration system that’s based on, first and foremost, on protecting American workers and American wages. Because the more I’ve talked to folks, I’ve talked to [Alabama Sen. Jeff] Sessions and others out...
  • Scott Walker stands for American workers on immigration

    04/21/2015 5:50:12 AM PDT · by Cincinatus' Wife · 32 replies
    Hot Air: Headlines ^ | April 21, 2015 | Matthew Boyle
    "....This development, perhaps one of if not the biggest of the 2016 presidential campaign so far, comes as Walker has taken a commanding lead in polls in all three of the first GOP primary states: Iowa, New Hampshire, and South Carolina. The reason why this development is so significant is that the two establishment-backed candidates, Sen. Marco Rubio (R-FL) and former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush, both have an in-depth understanding of the immigration issue and come down on the side that supports special interests’ desire for a massive increase in legal immigration that hurts American workers. Meanwhile, Sens. Ted Cruz...
  • Obama gives amnesty to known gang member, possibly 20 others

    04/21/2015 9:26:39 AM PDT · by jazusamo · 21 replies
    The Washington Times ^ | April 21, 2015 | Stephen Dinan
    The administration granted amnesty to at least one known gang member under President Obama’s program for Dreamers, and as many as 20 others may also have been approved, the chairman of the Senate Judiciary Committee revealed Tuesday. U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services, the agency charged with approving amnesty applications, admitted it broke its own rules in approving the gang member for tentative legal status, agency chief Leon Rodriguez said in a letter to Sen. Charles E. Grassley. “Based on standard procedures and processes in place at the time, the [deferred action] request and related employment authorization should not have been...