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Wildfires, Mudslides and Death Ravage California in 2017-2018
Thomas Fire rages in California 2018
Thomas Fire raging in December 2017.

The eye-popping cost of illegal immigration

Joe Guzzardi
September 29, 2017
As seen in:
The Daily Courier

Illegal immigration costs American taxpayers $116 billion annually, according to a new report published by the Washington, D.C.-based Federation for American Immigration Reform (FAIR). Illegal aliens' presence in the United States has long been debated. Advocates claim that many do jobs Americans won't and that the services they perform grow the economy.

Writing from the swamp, where questions are many

Joe Guzzardi
September 27, 2017
As seen in:
The Jackson Sun
Daly Press

Last November, Californians for Population Stabilization joined a federal lawsuit filed by the Washington, D.C.-based Immigration Reform Law Institute against the U.S. Department of Homeland Security for their failures to comply with the National Environmental Policy Act.

Donald Trump’s ‘Hire American’ Order Has Stalled

Joe Guzzardi
September 24, 2017

While the headlines scream DACA, DACA, DACA — Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals, as if all reading America doesn’t already know — another work authorization program that stumping presidential candidate Donald Trump criticized rolls on.

Prof: ‘Excessive immigration’ is hurting American citizens

Toni Airaksinen
September 19, 2017
Campus Reform

  • A UCLA research professor recently took to the school newspaper to rebut accusations that "racism" and "xenophobia" are behind his opposition to "excessive immigration."
  • Benjamin Zuckerman, who serves as president of Californians for Population Stabilization, explains that he is not opposed to immigration, per se, but rather to unfettered population growth.

Unscrupulous Employers Fake Out White House

Joe Guzzardi
September 18, 2017
Aiken Standard
Daily Press

For months now, Americans have listened to President Donald Trump’s self-congratulatory bravado about how swimmingly his “Buy American, Hire American” executive order is doing. If only the swamp didn’t keep getting in President Trump’s way.


The swamp includes more than 35 employment-based visas that keep greasing the wheels for hundreds more foreign-born workers. Worse, deceitful employers successfully manage to manipulate visas that specifically exclude employment so they can game the immigration system and hire cheaper workers.

Irma's devastation great, but more profound tragedies await

Joe Guzzardi
September 13, 2017
Jackson Sun/USA Today
Harrison Daily

Hurricane Irma, the monster storm that barreled up the Florida coast, sent millions fleeing its destruction and left millions of others without power. Before it diminishes, it could wreak more havoc. Officials estimate that at least six million have been ordered evacuated from Florida and parts of Georgia. Atlanta, for the first time in its history, faced a tropical storm warning.

Illegal Borders Crossings Rise for 4th Straight Month

Brendan Kirby
September 11, 2017

Illicit traffic into southern U.S. continues to creep upward as border security stalls in Washington

Donald Trump’s Divisive DACA Dalliance Could Haunt Him

Joe Guzzardi
September 10, 2017

If President Donald Trump had done what candidate Trump promised repeatedly to do about DACA (Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals), then the current commotion would never have had a chance to develop.

Residential sprawl kills — literally

Joe Guzzardi
September 6, 2017
As seen in:
The Jackson Sun
Ironton Tribune
The Vindicator

Sunnyside Daily Sun News
Daily Sun

Los Angeles County, the nation’s most populated with more than 10 million residents, is in an emergency state, per Gov. Jerry Brown’s declaration. The largest inferno in Los Angeles’ history has forced hundreds from their homes.

Little more than two months ago in Northern California, wildfires destroyed houses and sent people fleeing for safety. Urban sprawl created housing developments in remote, difficult-to-access regions that stalled rescue crews’ arrivals.