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U.S. Chamber of Commerce's efforts to help unemployed veterans don't go far enough

By Dave Gorak, Monday, January 30, 2012, 8:58 AM EDT

Much has been written recently about the dismal unemployment rate (13 percent) among returning veterans, and a recent Washington Times story notes that the U.S. Chamber of Commerce, who for years has had a soft spot for illegal aliens, has initiated a drive designed to help returning service members and their spouses find jobs. But at the same time, Chamber President Thomas Donahue supported making illegal aliens living in the U.S. "official".

Illegal immigration: A jobs issue for those here legally

By Dave Gorak, Tuesday, May 4, 2010, 11:48 AM EDT

Arizona's new law, Senate Bill 1070, aimed at removing illegal immigrants from that state is being called all the wrong things by the mainstream media and those portraying themselves as the champions of "immigrant rights."

Obama’s stance on energy/environment doesn't jibe with his immigration goals

By Dave Gorak, Thursday, October 1, 2009, 2:37 PM EDT

The president has talked a lot since taking office about creating new energy guidelines, and the White House paid the usual lip service to Earth Day. But I’m wondering: How does this president square his energy and environmental concerns with his apparent willingness to continue fueling our population growth with a reckless immigration policy that benefits only vote-hungry politicians and companies fearful of losing their abundant supply of cheap foreign labor?

Disgraced Illinois governor never met an illegal alien he didn't like

By Dave Gorak, Tuesday, December 16, 2008, 3:12 PM EDT

The latest estimates show that more than 600,000 illegal aliens are living on the backs of Illinois taxpayers. And Gov. Rod Blagojevich did everything he could to make them feel more at home in the Prairie State. From in-state tuition to driver's licenses, Blago tried to assimilate illegal aliens into the state he governed.

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