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Date May 5, 2022

More people, more footprints.

From the vantage point of my desk, I observe people on the street walking with lunches from nearby restaurants, chatting on their cell phones, and toting packages or shopping bags. These mundane day-to-day activities are done without much thought, as they are part of our regular routines, but what we consume is a feature of … Continued

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Date March 15, 2022

Overshoot Day…already

Annually, the Global Footprint Network “measures a population’s demand for and ecosystems’ supply of resources and services” to inform us when during the course of a year we’ve reached overshoot – the point when we’ve used up what the Earth’s ecosystem has to give. That date this year is March 13 for the United States, … Continued

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Date March 6, 2022

What do you mean by ‘EVERYONE,’ Mr. President? EVERY category of Black voters soundly rejects your chain migration.

According to Pres. Biden in last week’s State of the Union address, “EVERYONE from labor unions to religious leaders to the U.S. Chamber of Commerce” supports his “immigration reform.” Apparently, African American voters aren’t part of his “everyone.” Polling of Black voters, for example, finds 57% opposed allowing any immigrant to bring or petition for … Continued

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Date February 23, 2022

POLL: Black voters strongly oppose ‘labor shortage’ arguments of Biden, biz lobbies, all congressional Democrats and some Republicans

Black voters are not buying the Biden Administration’s insistence that the nation faces a severe labor shortage that requires the massive increases in work permits for immigrants and other foreign workers contained in his Build Back Better proposals. A national poll released this week by Rasmussen Reports found “likely voters” who identified as “Black” have … Continued

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Date February 9, 2022

Who doesn’t want a tight labor market?

A few days after the Twitter Spaces event “How Does Immigration Benefit Black Americans” trended #1 on the social media site, Pamela Denise Long hosted Roy Beck for two sessions to discuss his book Back of the Hiring Line: A 200-year history of immigration surges, employer bias, and the depression of Black wealth. The two … Continued

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Date February 5, 2022

Black history informs every month of our work

Since the NumbersUSA website began in 1996, Black American history has been one of the elements integral to our mission and message. We don’t reserve it for February. Reducing immigration is NumbersUSA’s sole legislative issue. And our attention to that part of American history that is “Black history” has taught us that no large demographic … Continued

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Date February 5, 2022

Black history informs every month of our work

Since the NumbersUSA website began in 1996, Black American history has been one of the elements integral to our mission and message. We don’t reserve it for February. Reducing immigration is NumbersUSA’s sole legislative issue. And our attention to that part of American history that is “Black history” has taught us that no large demographic … Continued

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Date January 20, 2022

Our Cherished Natural Heritage Faces an Existential Threat

National Parks are protected land, which conveys that they are immune from destruction or degradation that occurs in unprotected areas. But as our country’s population climbs, which the Census Bureau found is primarily driven by immigration, these cherished places reveal their fragility. The world we escape to reconnect with nature is gradually encroaching and will … Continued

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Date January 14, 2022

Dr. Frank Morris Praises ‘Back of the Hiring Line’ in Chicago Tribune Op-ed

Dr. Frank Morris, Sr. is the former executive director of the Congressional Black Caucus Foundation, a research organization founded by the Congressional Black Caucus to research political issues directly affecting Black Americans. He is a retired professor and former dean of graduate students at Morgan State University. Dr. Morris has long been involved in the … Continued

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