The problem of remittances

From CNNMoney: I send money home to Mexico to support my family by Patrick Gillespie | March 20, 2017: 12:16 PM ET Dalia Maldonado is considered a life saver by her family and friends in Mexico. She paid for her father Francisco’s knee surgeries. She pitched in $400 for her friend Esmeralda’s leukemia treatment. And …

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Why the enforcement of immigration laws should please the left

From eater.com, a food and restaurant site: How Immigration Raids Destroy the Lives of Food Workers Comparing the tactics of Trump’s administration to the Bush era by Tove Danovich | March 16, 2017, 2:02pm EDT On February 22, 2017, exactly 55 unauthorized workers1 went missing from Mississippi restaurants after Immigration and Customs Enforcement agents (ICE) …

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Most economists oppose President Trump’s immigration policies

Heather Long tweeted: Over 200 economists disagree with Trump on immigration, NAFTA and the debt, according to @business_econ survey https://t.co/AOgvIItBU2 — Heather Long (@byHeatherLong) March 6, 2017 To which I responded: Would those be the same economists who predicted a stock market decline if Trump won? https://t.co/be9JYutNZv https://t.co/E2Jaypbxi1 — Dana Pico (@Dana_TFSJ) March 6, 2017 …

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Two stories about illegal immigration

From CNNMoney: Mexican company: We’ll provide cement for border wall by Patrick Gillespie and Fidel Gutierrez | March 2, 2017: 10:58 AM ET Irony alert: One of Mexico’s biggest corporations says it’s willing to provide the cement for President Trump’s proposed border wall. Cemex, one of the world’s largest providers of building materials, said Wednesday …

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Democrisy: The hypocrisy of The New York Times

From William Teach of The Pirate’s Cove: NY Times Tells Cities To Violate Federal Law And Be Sanctuaries For Illegal Aliens March 3, 2017 – 6:58 am Lawrence Downes is a long time member of the NY Times Editorial Board, whose focus is on immigration. One would think that he is aware of federal statues …

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A most revealing word

From CNNMoney: Mexicans rush money home before potential Trump tax by Patrick Gillespie | March 1, 2017: 4:13 PM ET Mexicans in the U.S. are sending more money home and at a faster pace in part due to fears that President Trump may soon put restrictions the money transfers. Remittances — cash transfers from the …

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The dirty little secrets of illegal immigration

Mr Sulu tweeted: Make no mistake: The ICE raids in six states are not business as usual. They are meant to terrorize and destabilize our cities, communities. — George Takei (@GeorgeTakei) February 11, 2017 The tweet, of course, refers to Guadalupe Garcia de Rayos, an illegal immigrant who had been living in Arizona, and convicted …

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General Motors lied; Donald Trump told the truth

If anyone has wondered why I frequently use CNNMoney’s Heather Long as a source, this is why: she reports both sides of the story! Trump was right about Mexican-made GM cars by Heather Long | @byHeatherLong | January 19, 2017: 10:03 AM EST Donald Trump doesn’t like things made in Mexico. On January 3, he …

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Ford: bringing back American jobs, had outsourced fewer all along

Heather Long tweeted: Trump bashed Ford for investing heavily in Mexico. But GM & Chrysler actually have a lot more employees in Mexico https://t.co/fO4VFuKgbH pic.twitter.com/ibEy1UpxdE — Heather Long (@byHeatherLong) January 4, 2017 And now the story: GM, Chrysler have more workers in Mexico than Ford by Heather Long | @byHeatherLong | January 5, 2017: 11:55 …

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