Bipartisan Legislation Introduced to Fix American Job-Killing Visa Mess

U.S. Rep. Bill Pascrell, Jr. (D-NJ) introduced a long overdue bill to close the multiple loopholes...

Joe Guzzardi

Hillary Clinton’s Immigration Goals Make Her Economic Promises Impossible to Achieve

On July 24, 2016, Hillary Clinton joined Virginia Senator Tim Kaine, her Vice-Presidential...

Michael W. Cutler

California’s Amazing Trees

When it comes to trees, California is a land of superlatives. It has always struck me as...

Leon Kolankiewicz

Mexico’s Deputy Interior Minister Gets Opens Borders-Terrorism Link that Obama Administration Doesn’t

The long-ago predicted Central American alien border surge is here, and has put pressure not only...

Joe Guzzardi

CAPS Position on Health Care Coverage

CAPS firmly believes that working Americans are entitled to health insurance coverage for contraception.  A case now before the U.S. Supreme Court will decide whether private corporations can obtain an exemption from the Contraceptive Mandate of the Affordable Care Act. While we support everyone's right to their own beliefs, we do not believe that employers should be able to deprive their employees of health care coverage for birth control.

Undersea Habitats need Protection, Legislator Says

By David Perlman
July 28, 2016
San Francisco Chronicle 
 
On the Davidson seamount, A basket starfish perches on a Picasso sponge. Photo: MBARI/NOAA
 

Mexican Border Agency Seen as Aiding Illegal Immigration

By Joseph J. Kolb
July 26, 2016
Fox News 
 
South of the border, Grupo Beta is seen as a humanitarian organization that steers north-bound migrants through the crossfire of warring drug cartels. But in Texas, many view it as part of a pipeline that sends humans and drugs pouring into the U.S., all with the funding and backing of the Mexican government.
 

Immigration Reform And Counter-Terrorism Are Intertwined

Migrants and refugees gather to listen to Nadia Murad Basee Taha (not pictured), an Iraqi woman of the Yazidi faith who was abducted and held by the Islamic State for three months, at the Greek-Macedonian border near the village of Idomeni, Greece, April 3, 2016. REUTERS/Marko Djurica.
 
By Douglas B. Baker
July 18, 2016
The Daily Caller
 

Monster El Niño Not Enough to Quench California Drought

Rain over California’s Owen’s Valley in early May 2016. The 2015–2016 El Niño, which officially ended in late May, was one of the strongest El Niños on record. Although predicted to bring heavy rainfall to California, new research shows El Niño’s rains were not enough to ease California’s ongoing drought. Credit: Dustin Blakey
 
By Lauren Lipuma
July 15, 2016

Feds moving to strip money from U.S. sanctuary cities

Rep. John Culberson, Texas Republican, demanded earlier this year that Attorney General Lorretta E. Lynch take action against sanctuary cities, which the Justice Department has found violate federal laws. (Associated Press) 
 
By Stephen Dinan 
July 7, 2016.
The Washington Times
 

Nearly 1 Million Immigrants — Including More Than 170K Convicts — Ignoring Deportation

Immigration and Customs Enforcement officers escort an arrestee during a series of early-morning raids on March 3, 2015, in the Bronx borough of New York. (Associated Press) ** FILE ** more >
 
By Stephen Dinan
July 1, 2016
The Washington Times
 

Human Smugglers Hail Uber Drivers to take Migrants to U.S.-Mexico Border

By Alizeh Kohari
June 30, 2016
Yahoo News
 
MEXICO CITY (Reuters) - Human traffickers, who are finding increasingly creative ways to shuttle Central American migrants through Mexico to the U.S. border, have begun to use the Uber ride-sharing service.
 

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