Category: "Immigration"

Independence Institute Immigration Event Mar. 20

Before the conservative movement moves forward on illegal immigration, we have to find some common ground. The Independence Institute is pleased to host Invitation or Invasion, a panel discussion on the issue of illegal immigration. Panelists include som… more »

Those damn ferners

From the hysteria over the Dubai ports deal to the disturbing nativism in much of the immigration debate, the US is falling into a Pat Buchanan dreamworld of isolationism. Many economists place blame for the length and intensity of the Great Depressi… more »

Dallas school district wants to hire illegal immigrant teachers

see "Dallas ISD proposes hiring illegal immigrants Estimating that the city needs 700 more bilingual teachers, officials want law changed http://www.chron.com/disp/story.mpl/metropolitan/3643665.html (AP via Houston Chronicle, 2/7/06) In a story th… more »

LA Mayor responds to State of the Union in Spanish

A Wall Street Journal editor's opinion on Los Angeles' mayor's State of the Union response in Spanish: Speaking in Tongues A State of the Union response in Spanish? Multiculturalism has gone too far. BY TUNKU VARADARAJAN On Tuesday, Antonio V… more »

No more free maps for illegals

see "Mexico nixes border maps for migrants" (Washington Times, 1/27/06) http://washingtontimes.com/national/20060126-115358-8412r.htm After an outcry from the US Government, the Mexican government has pulled back from a plan to give Mexicans free map… more »

Do immigrants raise Americans' wages?

Thanks to Reason Magazine for bringing this fascinating article to my attention: RETHINKING THE GAINS FROM IMMIGRATION: THEORY AND EVIDENCE FROM THE U.S. by Gianmarco I.P. Ottaviano and Giovanni Peri NATIONAL BUREAU OF ECONOMIC RESEARCH, September 2… more »

Educating "English language learners"

PUBLISHED in the Rocky Mountain News, 1/30/06 http://www.rockymountainnews.com/drmn/letters/article/0,2777,DRMN_23966_4425681,00.html re "Blacks blast DPS plan" (Rocky Mountain News, 1/12/06) http://www.rockymountainnews.com/drmn/education/article/0… more »

Interesting interview on illegal immigration

Here's a great interview from FrontPageMag.com: Arizona State Representative Russell Pearce, the former Chief Deputy for Maricopa County Sheriff’s Office and Judge. He is one of Arizona’s and the nation’s most vigilant activists on illegal immigration, s… more »

A truly brilliant piece by Mark Steyn

Although I'm not entirely comfortable with Mark Steyn's implications about abortion rights, still I find his piece "It's the Demography, Stupid" one of the best columns I've ever read. It's the Demography, Stupid The real reason the West is in danger… more »

Responding to another comment on immigration

Yesterday, I received a reasonably thoughtful comment from the blogger at http://tired-immigrant.blogspot.com. He's clearly a bit jaded and bitter, and hasn't posted a blog piece in a couple of months. I hate to see feelings like his, particularly in new… more »
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