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Reply to an Outside Commenter (M&M/Mars)

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  by  Charles Breiterman

NumbersUSA received a number of "outside" comments from people who disagreed with Roy Beck's quote in a front-page New York Times article on April 9. The following was particularly interesting. I verified that the writer owns a small insurance company in Houston, Texas. I am changing his name to Mr. Smith in order to protect his anonymity.

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Wall Street Firms Finding Their Way Around Foreign Worker Limitations

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When Congress passed the economic stimulus package in February, the bill included a provision restricting companies that utilize TARP money from hiring foreign workers. The measure was meant to protect American workers, but several Wall Street firms are still hiring foreign workers and simply moving their jobs oversees.

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Number of U.S. Citizen Children of Illegal Aliens Growing

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A new Pew Hispanic Center report reveals a big increase in the number of children born in the United States to at least one illegal alien parent. In 2003, the group found that 2.7 million children had at least one parent who was in the country illegally, but that number is now up to 4 million kids. The report also reveals that 73 percent of all children of illegal aliens are U.S. citizens.

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Why Did The Unions Today Choose 7 Million Illegal Aliens Over 7 Million Unemployed Americans?

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  by  Roy Beck

WASHINGTON AND JEFFERSON COLLEGE, Pa. -- Just finished a 9-person immigration debate here after doing a live interview on the Glenn Beck Show from a studio in downtown Pittsburgh (if you wondered what the Iron City skyline was doing behind me during my appearance). I'm on to Colorado tomorrow for a Thursday morning debate appearance at Denver University. Did phone interviews with newspaper reporters through each airport as everybody is wondering why in the world would the nation's union leaders take a stand to keep 7 million unemployed Americans from getting a job.

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AFL-CIO Teams up with Pro-Amnesty Group for Immigration Overhaul

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During the 2007 Amnesty fight, pro-Amnesty groups and the labor unions couldn't agree on a deal. But the AFL-CIO and Change to Win federation have agreed on a plan that could have both sides supporting comprehensive immigration reform and Amnesty for an estimated 12 million illegal aliens.

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Maryland Passes Legislation to Require Proof of Citizenship for Driver's Licenses

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In a last minute vote before the Maryland General Assembly session wrapped up, lawmakers passed a bill Monday night that attempts to bring the state into compliance with the Federal REAL ID Act with respect to state-issued driver's licenses. The state was one of four in the country that allowed illegal aliens to obtain a driver's license, but that will end on June 1.

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Result of Citizen Opposition -- One Wealthy Foundation To Stop Funding Amnesty?

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  by  Roy Beck

A tiny bit of hopeful evidence emerges that consistent, long-term and substantial U.S. citizen opposition to the open-borders agenda may eventually back off some of the wealthiest foundations that are funding the pro-amnesty efforts. A report on the website of the John S. and James L. Knight Foundation suggests leaving the political arena on immigration because of the great disappointment in losing the amnesty battles of 2007.

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Florida Study Reveals High Cost of Illegal Immigration and Voter Dissatisfaction

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A new Zogby International poll shows that Florida voters think that illegal immigration is hurting the Sunshine State by an overwhelming margin. A new FAIR study confirms the poll, finding that illegal immigration costs Florida taxpayers $3.8 billion annually, which is double from 2005.

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