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Immigrants Probably Built Your Home (Literally)

Drive by any housing project, notice who’s working, and one realizes home construction depends heavily on immigrant labor. Yahoo’s Melody Hahm writes, “The tight supply in home construction results from a shortage in able construction workers. And, given President Donald […]

Welfare-Dependent Immigrants Are A Myth

Welfare-Dependent Immigrants Are A Myth

The notion that immigrants come to the United States to access public programs has become something of a popular myth. Low-income immigrants are less likely to access public benefits than their native-born counterparts. The Personal Responsibility and Work Opportunity Reconciliation Act […]

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Major Union Urges Obama To Pardon Criminal Aliens

President Barack Obama was called upon by a major national union Tuesday to pardon immigrants with minor criminal offenses so they don’t get deported. The Service Employees International Union (SEIU) argued the pardon would help protect families and the economy. […]

Are Immigrants Still Assimilating In America?

Are Immigrants Still Assimilating In America?

Are Immigrants Still Assimilating In America? Are Immigrants Still Assimilating In America? by Alex Nowrasteh, Foundation For Economic Education The melting pot isn’t broken Ross Douthat and Reihan Salam, two of the smartest conservative thinkers today, have spilt much ink worrying over […]

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Facebook CEO Slammed By Donald Trump On Immigration

Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg is now the target of Donald Trump regarding national immigration policy. In his immigration plan unveiled on Sunday, Trump criticized Zuckerberg for making it easier for immigrants to get jobs at the high-tech firms, thus creating […]