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LAX Employee Arrested For Illegal-Alien Smuggling

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An ICE sting operation at LAX airport last week caught a long-term airport employee in the process of helping 15 illegal aliens, including two with criminal records who had previously been deported, skirt customs and immigration checks. ICE officials said they didn't know how long the alleged smuggling had been going on, the Los Angeles Times reports.

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America’s Optional Future – 439 Million by Mid-Century

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Dr. Steven Camarota, Research Director at the Center for Immigration Studies, published an op-ed in yesterday’s Washington Post that discusses the ramifications of adding 135 million people to the U.S. population in just 42 years, something the Census Bureau’s projections say will occur unless our immigration policies change. He also stressed that the American people must decide if they want a much more densely settled country, because this outcome is not a foregone conclusion.

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Company Execs Face Criminal Immigration Charges

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The president and three managers of the Shipley Do-Nut Flour and Supply Company were charged last week with various immigration violations, including knowingly hiring illegal aliens and felonious conspiracy to harbor illegal aliens. The charges against the Houston-based company arose from a criminal investigation ICE initiated early this year that resulted in the administrative arrests of 27 illegal aliens in April.

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Remembering The Jungle

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  by  Caroline Espinosa

In dissecting the Postville raids, many news stories, and even the Governor of Iowa, Chet Culver, have likened the working conditions in the Agriprocessors plant to those depicted in Upton Sinclair’s The Jungle. Having recently reread The Jungle, I find it unfortunate that none of the news stories I have read touched on an obvious and important message of the revolutionary tome: that an influx of too many immigrants is the biggest contributor to such unspeakable working conditions. There were too many people for too few jobs.

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