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For best times of Black economic advancement, look for periods of tight labor markets & low immigration

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  by  Roy Beck

Few politicians seem to realize that U.S. history -- especially from the 1940s and 1950s -- provides exhilarating evidence of how reducing immigration may be one of the most effective tools for advancing racial equality.

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In the Western Wildfires Blame Game, Nobody Mentions Population: Well, Almost Nobody, Some Smart Scientists Do.

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  by  Leon Kolankiewicz
As fires raged out West this summer, there was plenty of finger-pointing about who or what was to blame. The public heard very little about one major factor: rapid population growth in wooded habitats of the American West subject to natural fire regime.

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More Listening, Less Labeling: The 'Hispanic' vote is AGAIN not about MORE Immigration...and BOTH parties still don't get it

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  by  Christy Shaw

Election 2020 is drawing near and once again the media, and a good many politicians, are claiming that Hispanic voters oppose tighter border controls and support increases in legal immigration. That isn't the case. Most voters who identify as Hispanic want a strong border and reductions in immigration. Let's listen to what they have to say.

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9 Rock Stars in Challenging the Immigration Status Quo & Protecting U.S. Workers

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  by  Roy Beck

Today, I want to introduce you to nine Members of this two-year Congress who have achieved the top distinction in battling immigration policies that drive down wages and increase the non-employment of American workers. There are dozens of others who have done a great job this year. But these nine are the Rock Starts who earned NumbersUSA's A+ "Challenge Status Quo" grade.

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Matthew Yglesias Makes the Case for A Billion Americans, and A Great Argument for Immigration Reduction

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  by  Eric Ruark

Celebrity Vox journalist Matthew Yglesias released his book One Billion Americans: The Case for Thinking Bigger today. While few expected meticulous research and cogent arguments from Yglesias on this topic, he outdoes himself here. His book may turn out to be the best case anyone on the left has made for immigration reduction in years.