Philip Cafaro


CIS Head Defends Fringe Population Control Leader

Last week, Mark Krikorian, executive director of the Center for Immigration Studies (CIS), went out on a limb to defend Phil Cafaro, Board President of the deceptively-named anti-immigrant organization, Progressives for Immigration Reform. “I’ve met Phil Cafaro and he strikes … Continued

Philip Cafaro & PFIR Take on the Sierra Club. Again.

Philip Cafaro is taking on the Sierra Club yet again. This time he is not only blaming the Sierra Club for its stance on “immigration-driven population,” but he is also painting immigrants as the main culprits contributing to US greenhouse … Continued

Today: Anti-Immigrant Group to Host Annual Conference in D.C.

By Nicole Loeffler-Gladstone The anti-immigrant group Progressives for Immigration Reform (PFIR) is set to host its second annual conference today, October 4, and it will closely follow the groundwork laid during last year’s conference.  The conference is titled “A Progressive … Continued


Progressives for Immigration Reform: Blogs of Bigotry

by Nina Masters Progressives for Immigration Reform (PFIR) has published an increasingly prevalent amount of spiteful blogs on its website in recent weeks. PFIR, for those who don’t know, is part of the John Tanton Network, a conglomerate of anti-immigrant … Continued


Anti-Immigrant Group Loses President and Legitimacy

It’s official, environmentalist William Ryerson is no longer associated with Progressives for Immigration Reform (PFIR).  A spin-off of controversial anti-immigrant group Federation for American Immigration Reform, PFIR has struggled to be considered mainstream since its inception.  The group has attempted … Continued


More Tanton Network Members Published in Journal Founded by Anti-Semite

Earlier this month, we broke the news of Center for Immigration Studies (CIS) citing a report by one of its own writers, Philip Cafaro, in the Journal of Social, Political and Economic Studies. The Journal is edited by anti-Semite Roger … Continued


Anti-Immigrant Leader Defends Controversial Environmentalist

Imagine 2050 hit the nail on the head a nerve with anti-immigrant groups a few weeks ago when we posted an article about one of the anti-immigrant movement’s environmentalists-for-hire, Philip Cafaro. Leah Durant, executive director of Progressives For Immigration Reform, … Continued