Common Sense Immigration for the 21st CenturyBy Robert J. Samuelson
Investors Business Daily
As for legal immigration, there would be a ceiling of about 1 million annually, which until recently was roughly the level of admissions. But there would be a fundamental change in the criteria for legal immigration, from family connections to workplace skills. The better educated immigrants are, the easier for them to adapt to a new society.
There are at least three reasons to support this sort of system.
First, the existing system has increased U.S. poverty, driven by inflows of poorly skilled legal and illegal workers. It's as if there were an agency called the Unskilled Workers Bureau dedicated to increasing U.S. poverty.
By Edwin S. Rubenstein
VDare.com, February 6, 2018
According to the Labor Department employment report released Friday, there were 1.246 million more working-age immigrants (legal and illegal) in January 2018 than in January 2017—a increase of 3.01%. The corresponding American population rose by just 0.68% over this period.
Why? We can’t discount the possibility that another unrecognized illegal alien surge is underway. Border watchers say it is. But the numbers involved, even gross, are not large enough to explain the abrupt turn from immigrant workforce population declines in late 2017 to a sudden increase of 1.2 million+ in the first month of 2018.
The more likely candidate: a statistical artifact—reporting changes implemented in 2018. The January 2018 population figures for both immigrants and native-born Americans reflect “new population controls” used by BLS for estimating this year’s working-age population. But earlier years are not revised, so population data for this January is not directly comparable with data for January 2017 or earlier years.
Trouble in Trump County, USA
SHOULD WE HONOR IDENTITY THIEF CRIMINALS? 44% OF ALL DREAMERS HAVE USED STOLEN SOCIAL SECURITY NUMBERS TO STEAL JOBS
THE OBAMA HISPANICAZATION of AMERICA
by Michelle Malkin
The media's DACA scam isn't working
- The deadline is a “crisis” that Trump created.
- Trump is holding the DACA people “hostage” by demanding other immigration reforms in return for their protection.