Maria Fotopoulos

How to Make a Narco-State President Happy – in Just One Step

By Maria Fotopoulos
June 25, 2012

The U.S. has long served as a pressure-release valve for Mexico, taking in millions of poor immigrants who come to the country illegally. Of the estimated 11.5 million people in the U.S. illegally, 59 percent are from Mexico, according to the Department of Homeland Security.

A Million Immigrant Workers Still Stream to U.S. while Many Veterans Have No Work

One in Three Young Vets is Unemployed; Unemployment for African American Vets Tops 40%

MAY 25, 2012

Despite across-the-board high U.S. unemployment and the platitudes of government officials, Congress and the President still hew to policies that allow almost a million new legal immigrant workers to enter the country annually.

Subsidizing Tuition for Illegal Aliens in California Makes No Sense

By Maria Fotopoulos
November 17, 2010

There is a very Kafkaesque feel to this week’s decision by the California Supreme Court to allow illegal aliens who graduated from state high schools to continue receiving in-state tuition at California’s public universities and colleges.

Jon Stewart Scores Illegal Immigration Comedic Points With Lindsey Graham’s ’Drop and Leave’ Line

– Real World Implications of ‘Anchor Babies’ Aren’t So Funny –

AUGUST 9, 2010

Comedian Jon Stewart, the news source for many who don’t watch “traditional” news outlets, often cuts to the core of an issue as he strains current headlines through his sieve of sarcastic wit for The Daily Show.

Obama Clings to Amnesty for Millions of Illegal Aliens While Millions of Citizens Are Unemployed

By Maria Fotopoulos
July 7, 2010

That President Obama is an amnesty advocate is no secret.

When he came to office, “Bring People Out of the Shadows” was the fourth of five cornerstones listed on Obama’s immigration agenda page at the White House website. Under this point was “Support a system that allows undocumented immigrants who are in good standing to pay a fine, learn English, and go to the back of the line for the opportunity to become citizens.”

California Continues Sowing its Decline

By Maria Fotopoulos
June 14, 2010

Folks I grew up with in Oklahoma always ask how I like living in California. Inevitably, I pause, and then answer that it has pluses and minuses – and it’s always quite a balancing act.

With Amnesty, You Get More Amnesty

By Maria Fotopoulos
April 26, 2010

Amnesty? Again. Really? Insanity is doing the same thing, over and over again, but expecting different results. That’s an often quoted line that’s been applied to many different scenarios, but it’s particularly apt for the amnesty discussion.

Arizona is Right

By Maria Fotopoulos
May 7, 2010

Illegal Immigrants Won’t Fix the Pyramid Scheme that is Social Security

June 29, 2009
By Maria Fotopoulos

Immigration – both legal and illegal – works against repairing Social Security and Medicare.

Taking a page out of the playbook of Rahm Emanuel, President Obama’s Chief of Staff, the proponents of amnesty for illegal aliens are not letting any serious crisis go to waste.

Looking for Illegal Aliens in the Mortgage Meltdown

By Maria Fotopoulos

February 13, 2009

As the world as we knew it imploded in recent months – after several years of writing on the wall for any Democrat, Republican, business or individual who chose to read it (not many did) – a little-reported-on aspect of the mortgage meltdown has been where do as many as 38 million illegal immigrants fit into the new reality?