The dust is kind of settling after a week-long wind-storm of news media pressing Presidential candidates to express a position on various aspects of immigration policy.
We know a lot more now than we did a week ago. And we'll tell you what we know right here. This overview is the result of two long NumbersUSA Grade Committee meetings yesterday.
BIG CHANGES FOR 9 CANDIDATES IN 'BIRTHRIGHT' RATING
Since 2016 GOP Presidential Hopeful, Donald Trump, released his immigration plan last weekend that called for ending Birthright Citizenship, many of the other presidential hopefuls have been asked to declare if they support or oppose ending birthright citizenship. Here is a list of what the other 2016 presidential hopefuls have said this week about the issue.
The 17 Republican Presidential Hopefuls take the stage to face the voters for the first time this afternoon and evening in two separate rounds of debates. We'll be looking for more clarity from the Hopefuls on their positions on legal and illegal immigration and how the numbers impact American workers and their wages.
Yesterday afternoon, the New York Times published a blockbuster story, "Last Task After Disney Layoffs: Train Foreign Replacements," by Julia Preston. The Times' story is a big deal. NumbersUSA members negatively impacted by the H-1B visa program have long expressed frustration that their plight was ignored by the mainstream media. Many of them have personally contacted reporters, left comments online, and written letters to editors in an effort to be heard. Their efforts are paying off. With the Times' story, their concerns have gone mainstream.