Immigration

Border doc: Illegal immigrants are ‘pretty healthy population’

By   /  July 25, 2014  /  Immigration, National, Texas  /  No Comments

AP Photo/Austin American-Statesman, Rodolfo Gonzalez

By Tori Richards | Watchdog.org
The masses of illegal immigrants crossing the Texas border have apparently received decent health care including vaccinations in Central America and aren’t carrying an influx of disease contrary to public opinion, a treating physician told Watchdog.org.
“They are a pretty healthy population,” said Dr. Martin Garza, a pediatrician who is part of [...]

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Week in Review: Another week and still no answers

By   /  July 25, 2014  /  Virginia  /  No Comments

AP file photo

Gov. Terry McAuliffe took the time to do a lot of things since last week. But none of them had to do with answering a growing public concern about illegal immigration in Virginia and the nation.

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Does DHS have a plan to track children illegally crossing the border?

By   /  July 24, 2014  /  Immigration, National, News, Technology  /  No Comments

INVERTIR: Las empresas pueden aplicar para recibir millones de dólares en inversiones de personas que deseen trasladarse a los estados unidos.

The immigration crisis, now subject to election-year political posturing, is inspiring members of the private sector to act where government is failing.

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The US needs a real plan to fix immigration crisis

By   /  July 22, 2014  /  Commentary  /  No Comments

PHOTO BY: U.S. Coast Guard

Back in 1994, the United States dealt with a different immigration crisis. Instability in Haiti led to thousands riding on everything that would float to head north.

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From Miami to Minnesota, protests call attention to immigration crisis

By   /  July 22, 2014  /  Federal Government, Florida, Immigration, Issues, Minnesota, National, News  /  No Comments

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By Eric Boehm | Watchdog.org
Along East Seventh Street in the Dayton’s Bluff neighborhood of St. Paul, Minn., more signs are in Spanish than English, advertising everything from used cars to groceries.
That backdrop certainly made Larry Dalin’s sign stand out.
Holding a sign that read “In Mexico, illegals are jailed,” Dalin was a lone sentry outside the Mexican [...]

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Believe me now? Another report says defined benefit pensions are unaffordable

By   /  July 18, 2014  /  Podcasts, Watchdog Radio  /  No Comments

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By Benjamin Yount | Watchdog Radio
At this point it may be more of a headline if a study found defined benefit, public pensions were affordable.
In the latest edition of Watchdog Radio, Eric Boehm takes a look at the latest data that points to the same old conclusion: states can’t afford their pension debts.
Plus, why is [...]

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