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The 1834 New York Labor Riots

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  by  Jeremy Beck

"For eight days in July 1834, immigrants' fear of the mere possibility of a future flood of newly freed slaves from the South competing with them for jobs in New York City boiled over into a full-scale riot involving thousands. It drew international attention." - Back of the Hiring Line, Chapter 3

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Coalition Sends Letter to Congressional GOP Urging Unity Behind Flagship Immigration Bill

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A broad coalition of immigration reductionist organizations, including NumbersUSA, have joined several past administration officials to urge Congressional Republican leaders to unite their members behind a "flagship" border security bill in the next Congress.

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Growing Food for a Growing Population: Paving Over Open Space Makes that a Challenge

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  by  Christy Shaw

The NumbersUSA National Sprawl Study shows that over 68,000 acres of open space was lost to development from 1982-2017, 67% of that loss due to population growth. Driving that growth and subsequent sprawl is the level of immigration to the U.S. Reducing immigration is the most effective way to preserve open spaces and ensure food security for the American people.

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Florida Judge Rejects Biden Legal Theory that He has Unfettered Discretion and Immunity from Legal Challenge

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  by  Jared Culver

We have a new 'Florida Man' story with which to delight. Judge T. Kent Wetherell II, who perhaps we can call Mr. T., is the latest judge to tackle the most pressing question in immigration law: does the President have virtually unlimited discretion to enforce the law based on policy preferences?

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More people, more footprints.

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  by  Amy Boylan

Even those of us who live the most sustainable lifestyles still have an ecological footprint. While technological advances can help mitigate the problem, as long as our population continues to climb, many of these gains will not be realized solely because there are more people consuming finite natural resources. An essential component to this issue that we must consider is our growing population, which in our country is mainly due to Congress' immigration policies.

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DHS Sec. Mayorkas Confirms 42 Aliens on Terror Watchlist in U.S. Illegally

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In response to a question from Rep. Jim Jordan (R-Ohio) at a House Judiciary Committee hearing last week, Secretary Alejandro Mayorkas revealed that he was unsure if 42 illegal aliens on the terror/no-fly watchlist had been released into the country under his failed leadership.

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American Competitiveness Legislation Should Help Not Hinder Americans in STEM

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  by  Lisa Irving

The House and Senate are on a path to reach agreement on legislation to increase American global competitiveness in manufacturing, research and innovation. Ironically, the House version of the American competitiveness bill includes immigration provisions detrimental to American STEM workers and students. Representative Jim Banks (R, IN) has introduced a legislative alternative in the House, which is designed to protect Americans in tech.

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