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An Immigrant’s View of Immigration, Part 1: The Need for Immigration

An Immigrant’s View of Immigration, Part 1: The Need for Immigration

I’m an immigrant. My mother, older brother and I left Italy and arrived in New York City in June, 1958. I was just under four years old. My father had come to America two years earlier to find work and get financially established before calling us over. We all were legal immigrants, and all eventually

Did the Hispanic Vote Support the Wrong Party in Nov. 2012?

The Democratic Party has prided itself on being the champion of our nation’s disadvantaged for generations.  Starting with the labor movement in the late 19th century, Democrats have advertised themselves as the destroyers of inequality, even though the minority Republican Party of the 1960s voted for the Civil Rights Acts of 1960 and 1964 plus

A Conservative Case for Immigration Reform

“Economists generally believe that immigration increases the size of the economy, improves productivity, and is an economic boon for almost all parties. Moreover, historically, immigration has been a net positive for the federal budget, improving the long-run fiscal condition of the United States.”1 So begins an analysis of the economic impact of immigration published last

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