Conservatives push guest worker program to halt illegal immigration

By   /  April 2, 2015  /  Immigration, National, News  /  No Comments

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An easy way to fix the convoluted immigration system in the United States entails making it easier for foreigners to be hired, without a lot of red tape in their way.

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FAIR fight: Tax cutter duels for more immigrants

By   /  March 23, 2015  /  Economy, Immigration, National  /  No Comments

WON'T TAX SYSTEM: Grover Norquist says the more immigrants, the better, for the U.S. economy.

By Kenric Ward | Watchdog.org
WASHINGTON, D.C. — In a battle of Washington heavyweights, tax reformer Grover Norquist will debate border enforcer Dan Stein on immigration policy this week.
From a libertarian-business perspective, Norquist, founder of Americans for Tax Reform, supports amnesty for illegal immigrants and an increased flow of foreign nationals, arguing they will stimulate the U.S. […]

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Stupid country? ‘I-Squared’ immigration lobby hammers U.S. technology workers

By   /  March 18, 2015  /  California, Connecticut, Federal Government, Immigration, Iowa, Lobbying, National, New York, Technology, Utah, Washington  /  No Comments

RUNNING DOWN AMERICA: Sen. Orrin Hatch says the United States is a "stupid country" to deny entry to skilled tech workers from overseas

By Kenric Ward | Watchdog.org
If it’s good for Google, is it good for America?
Under pressure to bring more foreign technology workers into the country, Congress is weighing a bipartisan bill to triple the number of skilled-work visas and expand other immigrant programs.
Sen. Orrin Hatch, R-Utah, is all in. On Tuesday, the bill’s sponsor called the […]

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Obama squeezes U.S. workers in visa vise

By   /  March 9, 2015  /  California, Immigration, National, News  /  No Comments

BRING 'EM: President Obama's order granting work visas to spouses of foreign visa holders threatens to crowd out more U.S. workers at a time when labor participation rates are at historic lows.

The Department of Homeland Security is granting work permits to certain spouses of foreign visa holders in the United States — even as the number of immigrants is increasing twice as fast as jobs are being created.

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Burlington residents buck mayor, city councilor on noncitizen voting

By   /  March 4, 2015  /  Immigration, Issues, News, Vermont  /  No Comments

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Residents of Burlington parted ways with newly re-elected Democratic Mayor Miro Weinberger on Tuesday, voting no on ballot items that would have allowed noncitizens to vote in elections and serve in appointed government posts.

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Rick Perry: 2016’s borderline candidate?

By   /  February 25, 2015  /  Immigration, National, News, Texas, Virginia  /  No Comments

TOUGH TALKER: Former Texas Gov. Rick Perry says his state acts while Washington talks.

Plying a third path to what could be another presidential run, former Texas Gov. Rick Perry is blasting Democrats and Republicans alike over Washington’s dithering on border security.

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