Donald Trump, Elijah Cummings, Maxine Waters and the Neoliberal Abandonment of America’s Industrial Cities

In a recent fit of pique, after having been attacked for weeks by U.S. Rep. Elijah Cummings (D-Md.) on various matters, including the treatment of illegal aliens at detention centers, President Donald Trump struck back. Cummings should pay attention to his own district and the conditions of the citizens who he is supposed to represent, … Read moreDonald Trump, Elijah Cummings, Maxine Waters and the Neoliberal Abandonment of America’s Industrial Cities

Big Tech, Big Banks Use Outsourcing Firms to Import H-1B Workers

published 2019-08-13 16:26:05 by John Binder Tech conglomerates and big banks have imported thousands of foreign workers through the H-1B visa program to take U.S. white-collar jobs, newly released federal data reveals. Every year, more than 100,000 foreign workers are brought to the U.S. on the H-1B visa and are allowed to stay for up … Read moreBig Tech, Big Banks Use Outsourcing Firms to Import H-1B Workers

Abolishing ICE, Eliminating Borders Dangerous Ideas

In today’s polarized America, and in the midst of an increasingly bitter, partisan presidential campaign, the most basic requirements for sound decision-making – reason, facts, common sense – now seem too often ignored as logic frequently is left behind. That includes for even one of the most essential stanchions of our civilized society – the … Read moreAbolishing ICE, Eliminating Borders Dangerous Ideas

Tucker Carlson: A sincere message to Washington and our cable news colleagues – Please calm down

published 2019-08-08 05:20:22 by Tucker Carlson What’s the point at which rhetoric forces action? When do words become incitement? At what point do political attacks become so reckless and unhinged that you can no longer heal the divide they create with politics and force people towards something darker? Well, it’s hard to know exactly when … Read moreTucker Carlson: A sincere message to Washington and our cable news colleagues – Please calm down

Guatemalan Leftists, with Pelosi & Soros Ties, Fight Trump Migration Deal

published 2019-08-07 20:40:56 by John Binder A number of leftist activists in Guatemala are fighting President Trump’s recent Third Safe Country Agreement with the Guatemalan government, many of whom have ties to billionaire George Soros and House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-CA). Trump and Guatemalan officials signed an agreement late July to allow United States  border … Read moreGuatemalan Leftists, with Pelosi & Soros Ties, Fight Trump Migration Deal

De Blasio tells Hannity he supports ‘border security, not walls’: ‘There’s no invasion’

published 2019-08-07 21:43:22 by Charles Creitz New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio told Sean Hannity he supports border security — just not the way President Trump wants it. The 2020 Democratic presidential candidate claimed a border wall with Mexico is unnecessary but some reforms are needed, in an explosive interview Wednesday on “Hannity.” “I support … Read moreDe Blasio tells Hannity he supports ‘border security, not walls’: ‘There’s no invasion’

MSNBC host apologizes after guest said ‘natural conclusion’ of Trump’s rhetoric could lead to an ‘extermination’ of Latinos

published 2019-08-06 22:13:14 by Joseph Wulfsohn MSNBC host Nicolle Wallace issued an apology Tuesday evening over remarks made during a panel discussion stemming from a guest’s suggestion that President Trump has been “talking about exterminating Latinos.” On Monday, Wallace led a conversation where USA Today opinion columnist Raul Reyes slammed Trump’s remarks condemning white supremacy since … Read moreMSNBC host apologizes after guest said ‘natural conclusion’ of Trump’s rhetoric could lead to an ‘extermination’ of Latinos

Democrats Demand Google Hire Indian H-1B Outsourcing Workers

published 2019-08-06 08:41:26 by Neil Munro Three Democrat 2020 contenders are urging Google to fully hire its army of 120,000 outsourcing workers and temporary hires — plus thousands of Indian graduates who have used work visas to take jobs that would help young Americans jump-start their careers. “Google has more temporary and contract workers than … Read moreDemocrats Demand Google Hire Indian H-1B Outsourcing Workers

To Increase Wages, Mandate E-Verify, Shrink Labor Market

Democratic presidential candidates have unanimously embraced the $15 federal minimum wage. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi threw her support behind the wage hike that would more than double the current $7.25 rate. Pelosi claims that not only would the wage increase give Americans more money in their paycheck, but would also boost the gross domestic product. … Read moreTo Increase Wages, Mandate E-Verify, Shrink Labor Market

Federal judge strikes down Trump asylum ban on migrants who illegally cross border

published 2019-08-03 13:13:45 by Adam Shaw President Trump’s push to limit the number of asylum seekers flooding across the border suffered another defeat in the courts on Friday, when a federal judge ruled that the government cannot stop migrants from claiming asylum in the U.S., even if they have crossed the border illegally. The decision … Read moreFederal judge strikes down Trump asylum ban on migrants who illegally cross border

H-1B Displaces U.S. Teachers, Drives Down Wages

The H-1B visa that allows U.S. employers to temporarily employ foreign workers in specialty occupations typically is associated with tech industry use. But the visa can have more far-reaching applications as recent Capitol Hill actions showed. With the H-1B visas of 25 Baltimore teachers expiring, five Democratic members from the Maryland congressional delegation began to … Read moreH-1B Displaces U.S. Teachers, Drives Down Wages

Sally Pipes: Bernie Sanders offers wrong solution to cut drug prices

published 2019-07-28 15:48:01 by Sally Pipes Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., again defended his “Medicare-for all” plan Sunday, as he headed from Detroit to the nearby Canadian city of Windsor with a group of diabetics to dramatize the lower cost of insulin in Canada. Sanders is bound to mention his Canadian trip when he debates nine … Read moreSally Pipes: Bernie Sanders offers wrong solution to cut drug prices

Trump administration scores win over challenge to asylum restriction

published 2019-07-24 12:14:00 by Ronn Blitzer A federal judge decided Wednesday to leave in place a Trump administration rule that imposes restrictions on individuals seeking asylum in the United States if they passed through a third country on their way to the border between the U.S. and Mexico, potentially leading to a sharp reduction in Central … Read moreTrump administration scores win over challenge to asylum restriction

Trump Administration Proposes Zero Refugees in 2020

During a recent meeting with the Department of Homeland Security, the State Department and about 20 other representatives from agencies involved in immigration, Trump administration members floated the idea of zero refugees in 2020. Advocates immediately pushed back against the proposal, but the White House insisted that ever-fewer admissions is consistent with national security, and … Read moreTrump Administration Proposes Zero Refugees in 2020

Grassley Denounces ‘EB-5’ Giveaway to China in India Outsourcing Bill

published 2019-07-19 15:22:41 by Neil Munro Iowa Sen. Chuck Grassley is throwing a flag on the stealth push by technology investors to expand the unregulated U.S.-India outsourcing economy. The business-backed bill to expand the binational outsourcing economy, titled HR.1044, quadruples the supply of valuable green cards to Indian workers who agree to take college-level jobs … Read moreGrassley Denounces ‘EB-5’ Giveaway to China in India Outsourcing Bill

Lofgren, Legislating on Behalf of Foreign Nationals, Ignores Booming San Jose Homelessness

Last week, the U.S. House of Representatives rammed through HR 1044, a job-busting bill that would, if it becomes law, eliminate the 7 percent employment-based visa country cap and would raise the family-based visa cap from 7 percent to 15 percent. Despite much controversy surrounding HR 1044, debate was limited to 20 minutes, regular rules … Read moreLofgren, Legislating on Behalf of Foreign Nationals, Ignores Booming San Jose Homelessness

Bernie Sanders knocks Biden after ‘Medicare-for-all’ criticism: Sounds ‘like Donald Trump’

published 2019-07-18 16:53:03 by Sam Dorman Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., has taken aim at Democratic front-runner Joe Biden, accusing the former vice president of “sounding like Donald Trump” on one key issue. Sanders, in a new interview, was defending his sweeping “Medicare-for-all” plan when he took a swipe at Biden. “I am disappointed, I have to … Read moreBernie Sanders knocks Biden after ‘Medicare-for-all’ criticism: Sounds ‘like Donald Trump’

Progressive Immigration Critic: H-1B Bill Slashes Middle-Class Wages

Rebecca Mansour and Joel Pollak interview Kevin Lynn on Breitbart News Tonight: Bills H.R.1044 and S.386 — both titled the “Fairness to High-Skilled Immigrants Act” — will accelerate “the active stripping of the United States” via the “outsourcing of white-collar jobs” to H-1B visa workers, explained Kevin Lynn, executive director of Progressives for Immigration Reform. … Read moreProgressive Immigration Critic: H-1B Bill Slashes Middle-Class Wages

Jeff Bezos, Mark Zuckerberg Use Stealth to Push Outsourcing Bill

published 2019-07-18 10:27:27 by Neil Munro Tech billionaires and Silicon Valley investors are trying to snatch a valuable prize from President Donald Trump’s hand before he can win pro-American immigration reforms in 2021. The prize is the removal of “country caps” on the award of green cards to company-picked foreign workers — and it is … Read moreJeff Bezos, Mark Zuckerberg Use Stealth to Push Outsourcing Bill

Sanders campaign slams Harris over refusal to admit ‘Medicare-for-all’ means higher taxes

published 2019-07-18 10:59:46 by Paul Steinhauser Sen. Bernie Sanders’ campaign is blasting rival Democratic presidential contender Sen. Kamala Harris over her repeated insistence that she’s “not prepared to engage in a middle-class tax hike” to pay for her “Medicare-for-all” proposal. Painting the California Democrat’s plan as unrealistic, senior Sanders campaign adviser Jeff Weaver said: “I … Read moreSanders campaign slams Harris over refusal to admit ‘Medicare-for-all’ means higher taxes

Bernie Sanders says his $40 trillion Medicare-for-all plan would help US save money

published 2019-07-18 04:07:18 by Brie Stimson Sen. Bernie Sanders put a number on his Medicare-for-all plan this week, saying his proposed successor to ObamaCare would likely cost between $30 trillion and $40 trillion over 10 years. The presidential candidate also dismissed criticisms of his plan’s feasibility as “absurd,” claiming it would actually help the U.S. … Read moreBernie Sanders says his $40 trillion Medicare-for-all plan would help US save money

Sanders defends ‘Medicare-for-all,’ plans Canada caravan with patients to buy cheaper meds

published 2019-07-17 17:26:17 by Alex Pappas Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders on Wednesday unapologetically defended his government-run “Medicare-for-all” campaign proposal against critics opposed to wiping out private health insurance, while announcing plans to lead a caravan to Canada to buy cheaper medicine than available in the U.S. Sanders’ campaign billed the speech in Washington as … Read moreSanders defends ‘Medicare-for-all,’ plans Canada caravan with patients to buy cheaper meds

Sen. Marsha Blackburn: What I saw when I visited the border (and what needs to happen now)

published 2019-07-17 15:17:08 by Sen. Marsha Blackburn I joined Vice President Mike Pence and members of the Senate Judiciary Committee Friday in a visit to a migrant detention center in Texas to witness firsthand how much work we have left to do to secure our southern border. The situation is dire. Smuggling cartels tell lies … Read moreSen. Marsha Blackburn: What I saw when I visited the border (and what needs to happen now)

Pro-Trump CNN pundit Steve Cortes slams ‘shameful’ colleague: ‘Most racist and condescending insult I’ve ever heard’

published 2019-07-16 08:58:58 by Joseph Wulfsohn CNN commentator Steve Cortes had a fiery clash both on television and online with a CNN colleague who also writes for the New York Times, slamming Wajahat Ali as “shameful” for suggesting to the pro-Trump pundit that “no matter how hard you try to be the Latin face of Trump, they’ll never … Read morePro-Trump CNN pundit Steve Cortes slams ‘shameful’ colleague: ‘Most racist and condescending insult I’ve ever heard’

A New Summer Brings the Predictable Foreign Worker Exploitation

Summers come and go. And some are more memorable than others – better weather, extraordinary family road trips or exciting new adventures. But for decades, all summers have one sorry common denominator – the continuation of the State Department’s Summer Work Travel (SWT) program. Despite compelling, irrefutable evidence that SWT harms job prospects for young … Read moreA New Summer Brings the Predictable Foreign Worker Exploitation

Asylum requests overwhelm US immigration system: A look at the numbers

published 2019-07-15 09:48:45 by Jennifer Earl An explosion in asylum requests from immigrants facing deportation has overwhelmed U.S. courts and denial of the requests does little to keep illegal immigrants out, according to federal statistics. Thousands of migrants are hoping to seek asylum, even though experts say they have poor cases and little chance of gaining … Read moreAsylum requests overwhelm US immigration system: A look at the numbers

Asylum requests overwhelm US immigration system: A look at the numbers

published 2019-07-15 09:48:45 by Jennifer Earl An explosion in asylum requests from immigrants facing deportation has overwhelmed U.S. courts and denial of the requests does little to keep illegal immigrants out, according to federal statistics. Thousands of migrants are hoping to seek asylum, even though experts say they have poor cases and little chance of gaining … Read moreAsylum requests overwhelm US immigration system: A look at the numbers

Trump administration announces major crackdown on asylum seekers

published 2019-07-15 09:02:59 by Ronn Blitzer The Trump administration on Monday announced a sweeping new policy tightening restrictions for asylum seekers, in a move that could drastically reduce the number of migrants eligible to enter the United States in this way. The new rule, which will be published in the Federal Register on Tuesday, would require … Read moreTrump administration announces major crackdown on asylum seekers

Big Tech, Outsourcing Lobby Finance GOP/Dems Green Card Giveaway

published 2019-07-14 20:48:56 by John Binder A handful of tech billionaires, the U.S. Chamber of Commerce, and the Indian outsourcing lobby are financing a green card giveaway plan that has already passed the House with support from 140 House Republicans and 224 House Democrats. Last week, the majority of House Republicans and Democrats — led by Rep. … Read moreBig Tech, Outsourcing Lobby Finance GOP/Dems Green Card Giveaway

Amnesty Architect Declares Victory as GOP/Dems Pass Outsourcing Bill

published 2019-07-13 18:58:56 by John Binder The architect of the infamous “Gang of Eight” amnesty plan in 2013 is declaring victory as 140 House Republicans helped House Democrats pass an overhaul that allows India to monopolize the United States’ green card system for at least a decade. Immigration attorney Leon Fresco is praising House Republicans … Read moreAmnesty Architect Declares Victory as GOP/Dems Pass Outsourcing Bill

Pence slams CNN for ‘dishonest’ coverage of detention center visit; says America ‘deserves the full story’

published 2019-07-13 00:18:44 by Joseph Wulfsohn Vice President Mike Pence blasted CNN late Friday night for what he described as the network’s “dishonest” coverage of his trip to a migrant detention center near the U.S.-Mexico border. Pence, along with reporters and a group of GOP lawmakers, flew to McAllen, Texas, where he participated in a roundtable discussion with … Read morePence slams CNN for ‘dishonest’ coverage of detention center visit; says America ‘deserves the full story’

Gosar: Congress Gifts Big Tech More Foreign Labor to Replace Americans

published 2019-07-11 22:29:03 by John Binder Rep. Paul Gosar is blasting the passage of a bill that will allow Indian nationals to monopolize the United States’ green card system, providing Silicon Valley’s tech elites with an endless flow of cheaper, foreign workers. This week, 140 House Republicans, 224 House Democrats, and Rep. Justin Amash (R-MI) … Read moreGosar: Congress Gifts Big Tech More Foreign Labor to Replace Americans

Expert: GOP/Dems Green Card Giveaway Rewards Big Tech Outsourcing

published 2019-07-10 21:08:57 by John Binder House Republicans and Democrats are rewarding the “indentured servitude” business model of Silicon Valley’s tech conglomerates with a bill that allows Indian nationals to monopolize the United States’ green card system, an expert says. In an exclusive interview with SiriusXM Patriot’s Breitbart News Tonight, Center for Immigration Studies Director … Read moreExpert: GOP/Dems Green Card Giveaway Rewards Big Tech Outsourcing

Amazon Thanks GOP/Dems for Passing Green Card Giveaway to Big Tech

published 2019-07-10 21:48:31 by John Binder Amazon, the multinational corporation run by billionaire Jeff Bezos, is thanking the 140 House Republicans and 224 House Democrats for passing legislation that will reinforce Silicon Valley’s cheap labor, outsourcing business model. On Wednesday, 140 House Republicans, 224 House Democrats, and Rep. Justin Amash (R-KY) — led by Rep. … Read moreAmazon Thanks GOP/Dems for Passing Green Card Giveaway to Big Tech

Border apprehensions decline 28 percent following US-Mexico partnership, DHS says

published 2019-07-09 18:46:23 by Gregg Re The Department of Homeland Security announced Tuesday that apprehensions at the southwest border plummeted in June after the Mexican government agreed early in the month — under the threat of punishing U.S. tariffs — to dramatically step up its own immigration enforcement efforts. U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) data … Read moreBorder apprehensions decline 28 percent following US-Mexico partnership, DHS says

At the Border, the Word is Out: Come One, Come All

A Harvard University Center for American Political Studies/Harris Poll showed that immigration is now voters’ top concern, surpassing health care as the nation’s No. 1 issue. By a 42-38 margin, registered voters selected immigration as the major issue. Given that stories from and about the porous southwest border have dominated the news cycle for months, … Read moreAt the Border, the Word is Out: Come One, Come All