Here Comes Sawyer; There Goes Your Job!

Senator Jeff Sessions’ April 9 Washington Post op-ed provides a useful immigration history summary, and an update on the dire employment picture for Americans that unchecked immigration has victimized.

Bureau of Labor Statistics: For Unemployed Americans, a Miserable March

The last few days have been a double-barreled sock in the gut for unemployed Americans. First, on April 3, the Bureau of Labor Statistics issued its monthly jobs report.

Retail Stores Close, Fewer Options for American Workers, Administration Indifferent

The Bureau of Labor Statistics’ monthly reports invariably reflect retail employment gains, one variable that contributes to the myth that the economy is getting stronger. In February, for example, retail added 32,000 jobs and during the last 12 months increased by 319,000.

Gas Prices Drop, Unemployment Rises Among Oilfield Workers

While motorists were enjoying the steep drop in gas prices, workers in the oil industry grew more apprehensive with each penny’s decline at the pump. The lower prices plunged, the more at risk their jobs became.

Economic Policy Institute Demands Labor Secretary Investigate SoCal Edison H-1B Scandal

The Economic Policy Institute has joined outraged Americans in the quest for justice on behalf of the laid-off Southern California Edison (SCE) workers displaced by foreign-born H-1B visa holders.

H-4 Visa Holders Approved for Employment; More American Job Displacement

The Obama administration has delivered another setback to the more than 90 million Americans not attached to the workforce. On February 24, U.S.

Open Borders Is Neither Moral Nor Practical

“Open borders” is the agenda of many mass immigration promoters. The idea is that anyone from abroad who wants to cross our border and settle in the United States should have the right to do so. But aside from zany libertarians, most of these advocates don’t explicitly endorse what they believe because they know how preposterous it sounds to most people. Sometimes they are globalists who are advancing political and economic goals at odds with the interests of most of their fellow citizens – thus the need to conceal their aims.

Southern California Edison Brazenly Fires 400 American Workers, Replaces them with Overseas Labor

News that Southern California Edison (SCE) fired 400 American IT workers and replaced them with foreign-born H-1B visa holders is remarkable only in the sense that the media picked up the story. Other high-visibility employers like Disney shamelessly rely on H-1B workers, and in the process overlook many qualified Americans.

Diogenes Finally Finds an Honest Man: Gallup CEO Debunks BLS Monthly Cheerleading

Just in time for the January Bureau of Labor Statistics jobs report, the purposely distorted monthly snapshot of American employment, an honest man has spoken out. Jim Clifton, Gallup Chairman and CEO, told the truth about the unemployment numbers that too few Americans understand. In his op-ed column, Clifton explained that the more people who drop out of the labor market, the better the unemployment rate looks.

Scandalous: Defiant Obama’s ‘Shadow’ Work Permit Program for 5.5 Million Aliens

President Obama is fond of saying that his executive immigration action isn’t amnesty. Other supporters insist that since Obama’s unilateral action doesn’t include a path to citizenship, it clearly can’t be categorized as amnesty.