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The Patent Falsehood of a 'Minimum 13-Year' Path to Citizenship

By Andrew Good, Monday, January 27, 2014, 2:05 PM EDT

One phrase that stood out last week - amidst all the immigration reporting - comes from a description of the Senate bill claiming that it establishes (among other things) a "minimum 13-year pathway to citizenship."  Setting aside the poll-tested, pro-legalization activist-approved use of "pathway to citizenship," the main problem here is the factually errant depiction that the minimum amount of time a newly legalized foreign national would have to wait to naturalize is 13 years.

Associated Press Falls Out of Boat, Misses Water

By Andrew Good, Tuesday, September 17, 2013, 10:12 AM EDT

A wonderful story by Hope Yen of the Associated Press yesterday leveraged government data to show yet another angle of the ongoing economic situation in America. Yen painted a clear picture of what is happening across the nation, piling on statistic after hard-hitting statistic. Naturally, a mention of our historic high immigration levels was AWOL.

Living Wages and Killing the Schumer-Rubio Immigration Giveaway

By Andrew Good, Friday, September 6, 2013, 11:08 AM EDT

Last week media outlets coast to coast were covering news of what some called the largest fast food worker walkout in American history.  In spite of the spiraling situation in Syria, the short-term strike took the headline on Drudge Report and was seen splashed on the front pages of major newspapers.Last week media outlets coast to coast were covering news of what some called the largest fast food worker walkout in American history.

Pres. Obama Panders to the High-Tech Lobby at the Expense of Unemployed Americans

By Andrew Good, Tuesday, January 31, 2012, 5:35 PM EDT

A Google-sponsored town hall event with President Obama Monday evening quickly turned to immigration issues.In the most publicized moment of the event, a woman from Texas asked Pres. Obama why he supported importing more high-tech foreign workers when her husband, who is a semiconductor engineer, has been unemployed for the past three years. Pres. Obama's only response was to pander to the high-tech lobby.

New York Special Election a Victory for E-Verify Legislation

By Andrew Good, Wednesday, September 14, 2011, 12:00 PM EDT

Though yesterday’s special election in New York’s 9th Congressional District was not focused specifically on immigration issues, the results are still quite positive for proponents of mandatory E-Verify, reduced immigration, and secure borders. Gone is the abysmal, F- career graded, open borders Anthony Weiner. We welcome Bob Turner, true reformer. With his arrival, the House of Representatives will be a friendlier place for immigration reduction.

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