illegal aliens

How Do You Get to the Border?

There's an old riddle that asks, “How do you get to Carnegie Hall?” The answer is simple---practice, practice, practice!

Americans Agree: We Want a Fair and Just Nation

Way too often, limiting immigration is considered a conservative position. But anyone who knows how far reaching immigration laws are and how they touch on every aspect of our lives realizes that the issue transcends party politics.

Craven Senate Passes S. 744

This morning, the Senate passed the Border Security, Economic Opportunity and Immigration Modernization Act, S. 744, 68-32. California Senators Barbara Boxer and Dianne Feinstein, longtime amnesty advocates, voted “yea.”

Population Surge Ignored in S. 744

During a June 24 NumbersUSA-hosted conference call, Senators Sessions, Vitter and Cruz outlined where the effort to block S. 744 stood. The anti-amnesty senators took audience questions which included inquiries about why certain arguments against the have not been included in the debate. Missing from the debate, such as it is, are why existing E-Verify isn’t good enough, why birthright citizenship is tolerated and why the DREAM Act can’t be eliminated.

Nancy Pelosi Has No Credibility on National Security

Career politician Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) recently stated that in the U.S. we have to have the balance between security and privacy.

Solving the Same Problem Over and Over Again

"If history repeats itself, and the unexpected always happens, how incapable must man be of learning from experience?" George Bernard Shaw


George Bernard Shaw did not have a crystal ball but his insight into people was impeccable.

Unlicensed Immigrant Killed My Son, S 744 Pardons Criminals

The Border Security, Economic Opportunity and Immigration Modernization Act, S.744, is filled with lies of commission. Chuck Schumer and his Gang of 8 tell us that aliens will be required to pay back taxes and pay fines as well as be subject to extensive background checks – all empty promises. Schumer’s deceit will supplant “the check is in the mail” as America’s favorite lie.

ITIN + Child Tax Credit + an Atlanta address = Jackpot (777)

To make a long story short, the Internal Revenue Service is responsible for assigning Individual Taxpayer Identification Numbers (ITINs). ITINs are issued to those who are unauthorized to work in the U.S. However, a 2011 report from the Treasury Inspector General (TIG) showed that in 2010, $4.2 billion in tax credits nationwide were paid to those same people through the Child Tax Credit; those who eligible for this credit can receive up to $1,000 in tax credits per child.

Florida Journalist Wants to Know Why CAPS Is Picking on Rubio

Recently, a Florida-based journalist asked me why Californians for Population Stabilization, headquartered in Santa Barbara, would take out ads against Marco Rubio. The suggestion was that Florida is a long way from California and that Rubio doesn’t represent the Golden State.

CAPS Accepts Paul Ryan's Debate Offer; No Word Back

Last week, Californians for Population Stabilization accepted U.S. Rep. Paul Ryan’s offer to “debate anybody” on whether the Border Security, Economic Opportunity and Immigration Modernization Act, S. 744, represents amnesty or is, as he claims, earned legalization. CAPS executive director Jo Wideman called S. 744 “amnesty-plus.” Read CAPS reply to Ryan here.