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New CIS Reports Examine Workplace Composition and Unemployment Numbers

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Two new reports published by the Center for Immigration Studies examines the jobs that Americans supposedly won't do and takes a closer look at the unemployment rates for lesser educated native-born Americans. CIS analyzes the immigrant composition of 465 civilian occupations and also analyzes the U-6 unemployment data, which includes Americans who have given up on their job search or have involuntarily taken a part-time job.

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Map of Potentially Impacted States if 2010 Census Doesn't Ask About Citizenship Status

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A recent story in the Wall Street Journal identified states that could have fewer Representatives in the House if the 2010 census doesn't ask about citizenship status. The Constitutionally mandated count not only impacts the reapportionment in the House, but also the Electoral College.

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Obama Says Amnesty Debate in 2010

Pres. Barack Obama

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In a visit to Mexico, Pres. Barack Obama said he expects Amnesty legislation to be drafted in Congress this fall with debate beginning after the first of the year. While the President has always maintained that he wants to pursue immigration reform, he has come under heat recently from open-borders groups for not doing enough.

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Thinking About 1 Billion

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  by  Charles Breiterman

Last year, demographer Arthur C. Nelson of the University of Utah predicted that the population of the United States would hit 1 billion sometime during the years 2100-2120. After analysis, it looks like a perfectly reasonable estimate to me.

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Illegal Aliens Could Impact 2010 Congressional Reapportionment

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Illegal aliens could cause California to gain nine seats in the House of Representatives as a result of the 2010 census, according to an op-ed written in the Wall Street Journal. LSU law professor John Baker and demographer Elliott Stonecipher wrote the article and say that both California and Texas could see large seat gains if the Census Bureau uses a short form that doesn't ask about citizenship status.

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The New York Times: Home of the Whopper

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  by  Charles Breiterman

An Illegal alien graduated from Harvard this June. A sob story newspaper article bemoaned his lack of options, stating that he thought that the Dream Act would be law by now. The reporter neglected to mention that the Harvard alumni network is over 1,000 strong in Mexico, and includes the current and former presidents of that country. This guy should be able to find a good job, legally, in Mexico.

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Schumer Points to the Fall for Amnesty Proposal

Sen. Chuck Schumer

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Senate Immigration Subcommittee Chair Chuck Schumer (D-N.Y.) said he'll unveil a proposal for immigration reform and amnesty shortly after the summer recess. The publication Congress Daily is reporting that despite an intense battle over health care reform, Schumer still plans to launch at least an outline of his plan, if not proposed legislation.

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