The environment is being threatened by an increasing population, and immigration is the leading cause of population growth in the United States. An Environmental Choice is hosted by Monique Miller from Wild Earth and interviews with Former U.S. Senator Gaylord Nelson, the founder of Earth Day. This video takes a look at immigration from an environmentalist's perspective and feature's Roy Beck's famous Immigration by the Numbers presentation in which he uses charts and gumballs to illustrate the problems with mass immigration
The Immigration Act of 1990 mandated the creation of a bipartisan
commission to examine the impacts of immigration on the United States
and to make recommendations for future policy. The Commission, chaired
by the late Barbara Jordan, issued its final report in 1997, but Barbara
Jordan held a press conference in 1995 releasing the Commission's
recommendations on legal immigration. The Jordan Commission called for
an end to Chain Migration, the end of the Visa Lottery, and an annual
Roy Beck was on CNN on Tuesday, March 20, 2012 to discuss a bill offered by Sen. Scott Brown that would create 10,500 new work visas for Irish Nationals. Roy discussed how the bill would bring in more foreign workers while 20 million Americans can't find a full-time job. He also noted that Irish Nationals already have equal access to work visas under the per-country capitas prescribed by current law.
This television ad will run across the country in March asking why House Speaker John Boehner won't allow a House vote on E-Verify. Viewers are urged to call Speaker Boehner and ask him to allow a vote on mandatory E-Verify. A recent poll conducted by Pulse Opinion Research found that 78% of Americans want a national workplace verification system as a way to address the issue of illegal immigration.