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Adding up the ecological costs of the immigration crisis

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  by  Jeremy Beck

The average American's ecological footprint is about 15 football fields. People come here to live like Americans. The U.S. issues over a million green cards every year. An estimated 900,000 migrants were released into the U.S. last year after entering illegally. Another estimated 600,000 avoided apprehension at the border. Assuming average American consumption, the ecological footprint of last year's immigration (legal and illegal) would be 37.5 million football-fields worth of nature.

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IT Firm Settles $4.65 Million Case Alleging Discrimination Against U.S. Workers

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  by  Jared Culver

Larsen & Toubro Infotech Ltd (LTI) agreed to a settlement in a case that alleged they had policies to maximize their visa-holding workers while bypassing American workers. The company claimed in the settlement that they were simply trying to combat a shortage of American workers, but by settling, they now avoid the trial discovery process that could corroborate their claims.

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No Apocalyptic Predictions Necessary. The Present is Enough

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  by  Jeremy Beck

The loss and destruction of critical habitat needs no Cassandra to prophecy where our current trajectory might lead when we have an abundance of indicators that tell us unequivocally where we are right at this moment. We are responsible for correcting damaging practices within our own borders. That means adopting annual immigration limits.

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