Forty-Four Illegal Entry Attempts: No Reason Not to Keep Trying

Consequences of unlawful entry depend on who’s threatened. This weekend, Omar J. Gonzalez scaled...

Joe Guzzardi

Obama, Oil, Climate Change, Population and Immigration

How Immigration-Driven Population Growth Converted the Climate President into the Oil President...

Leon Kolankiewicz

Pew Report: Illegal Immigrants Not Living in Shadows, Don’t Fear Deportation

According to the Pew Hispanic Trends Research Project, more than half of the nation’s 11 million...

Joe Guzzardi

Billionaires Zuckerberg, Slim Yearn to Become Trillionaires

Billionaire Mark Zuckerberg, estimated net worth $34.2 billion, recently hobnobbed with the world’s...

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.

Study: Recovery eludes long-term unemployed

Paul Davidson
September 22, 2014
USA Today

More than 20% of Americans laid off the past five years are still unemployed and one in four who found work is in a temporary job, according to a survey out Monday.

Painting the lawn green

September 20, 2014
The Economist

Jack Melligan, a prison guard in Sacramento, was tired of staring at his brown, patchy lawn—a side-effect of the drought that has parched California for the past three years. He thought about replacing it with shop-bought turf, but worried that he might incur hefty fines for watering it, under new statewide water restrictions. So he paid someone $180 to spray-paint his lawn a cheery green instead.

World population may hit 11 billion by 2100

September 18, 2014

Washington (AFP) - The world population may grow larger than previously estimated, reaching 11 billion people by century's end, according to a UN-led analysis published Thursday.

That would mean two billion more people on Earth than expected by 2100, largely due to high birth rates in Africa, said the report in the US journal Science.

Immigration Agent Union: Obama Admin ‘Widened the Loopholes’ for ISIS to Enter U.S.

Andrew Johnson
September 18, 2014
National Review Online

The Obama administration has “widened the loopholes” that Islamic State and other extremist fighters could use to enter the United States, a leading union of immigration officials says.

Push for Immigrants to Become Citizens

Michael Howard Saul
September 16, 2014
The Wall Street Journal

The mayors of the nation's three largest cities—New York, Los Angeles and Chicago—plan to launch a new effort on Wednesday to increase citizenship among legal permanent residents, an effort officials hope will spread across the country.

Go time: Illegals rushing border fearing U.S. crackdown

Paul Bedard
September 16, 2014
Wasington Examiner

The summer lull in illegal border crossings from Mexico is about to give way to a rush of even more immigrants in a frenzy of fear that Washington is about to shut the door, according to several Hispanic leaders.

Deportations down 20 percent, fewest since 2007

Alicia A. Caldwell
September 12, 2014

WASHINGTON (AP) -- President Barack Obama has quietly slowed deportations by nearly 20 percent while delaying plans to act on his own potentially to shield millions of immigrants from expulsion.

Don’t Give the Masters of the Universe Their Amnesty

Jeff Sessions
September 11, 2014
National Review Online

Senator Jeff Sessions (R., Ala.), the ranking member of the Senate Budget Committee, delivered a speech on the Senate floor Wednesday evening about Senate Democrats’ refusal to support legislation to block the president’s proposed executive actions on immigration policy, and the interests supporting amnesty. Following is an adapted version of his remarks.