CAPS’s Guzzardi: Haitians Fertility Rates Should Be More “European”

Rather unsurprisingly Californians for Population Stabilization (CAPS) have posted a blog that suggests Haitians should stop having children. Joe Guzzardi, CAPS senior writing fellow, wrote the clunkily titled blog, “Decades-Long Failed U.S.-Haiti Immigration Policy Continues.” In it he goes so … Continued

Mark Krikorian Bemoans “Ethnic” Leadership at GALEO

So another new year is upon us, and it’s a time associated with turning over a new leaf—resolutions, pacts and promises to ourselves, general improvements that we’d like to make in our lives. Less often is it a time that … Continued

Allies No More?: Tea Party Nation and NumbersUSA Split by E-Verify

Last week, Lamar Smith held a meeting of the House Judiciary Committee to markup his E-verify legislation, HR 2885, also known as the Legal Workforce Act. For Smith and a broad cross-section of the anti-immigrant movement, getting E-verify legislation passed … Continued


The Musings of Mark Krikorian: Microcosms of Bigotry

by Michael Dranove In a June 1st blog post, executive director of the Center for Immigration Studies (CIS) Mark Krikorian questioned U.S. immigration policies in regards to Iraqi refugees. With this recent post, Krikorian continues what is an ever-present pattern … Continued


Conflict of Intent: Anti-Immigrant Group Listed as Embassy Resource

In another appeal to the American populace, the anti-immigrant movement has again sought recognition as a mainstream talking head. Though unclear as to when it received the designation, the Center for Immigration Studies (CIS) is listed as a resource on … Continued


The Tantonites Just Don’t Get It…

When high-grade ore in Minnesota’s Iron Range began running low some years back, mining companies turned to extracting taconite, an iron-bearing hard rock once discarded as uneconimcal in the mining process. Taconite.  Tantonite. As the aging John Tanton, patriarch of … Continued


Day one of CPAC brings out usual cast of anti-immigrant players

The 2011 Conservative Political Action Conference (CPAC) began yesterday in Washington DC. The big names in conservative America featured this year include Newt Gingrich, Donald Rumsfeld, Michele Bachmann and Mitt Romney. The conference focuses on a range of issues, but … Continued


Haitian immigrants targeted by the anti-immigrant movement

A year ago, a magnitude 7.0 earthquake struck the island of Haiti on Jan. 12, 2010, killing more than 230,000 people. Today, roughly a million remain homeless amid the debris and stuttering reconstruction efforts in Port-au-Prince. Last year’s earthquake was … Continued