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There is a large job shortage in the US and immigration has made it worse. We are being fed pablum and word salads that side-step the truth to make us look the other way.

I submit that it is well past time to draw the line and clamp down. Here are the hard numbers using government data.

Refer to this information when you hear people talk about “solutions to the jobs problem”. Read More »


Government policies can help or hinder job growth. Taxpayer money can be used to create jobs, but this is often temporary unless they become federal workers. Jobs that contribute to the economy are created by the private sector.

18 million immigrants arriving in the US between 2000 and 2014 while 26.2 native Americans 16 and older were unemployed, is the result of policy. In large part, so is our having only created 9.3 million jobs over the same period.

Some businesses, like Microsoft, have been displacing American workers with immigrants to lower costs. Some others are moving offshore to achieve the same result and lower their taxes. Government policies let them do these things and often abet them.

Politicians and now this president (by himself with Obama) make policy.

The positions of the leading candidates are summarized below. Read More »

The following by Joel B. Pollack and posted on 17 July on, is reproduced here verbatim.

“One of the biggest of many falsehoods circulating in the mainstream media about immigration reform is that House Republicans feel no pressure to pass a bill because they represent predominantly “white” districts–as if opposition to the “Gang of Eight” legislation were based on racial prejudice, not policy or principle.

“The Associated Press took things further Wednesday in an article about Paul Ryan’s immigration stance: “…House Republicans in gerrymandered districts with few Hispanic voters,” it argued, Read More »