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Column | Christmas in New York: a cautionary tale

I have seen the major U.S. metropolis’ future, and it is bleak. A New York City Christmas vacation, spawned by nostalgia for the Manhattan where I lived for most of the 1960s and 1970s, was a grave disappointment, and proof that Thomas Wolfe is right – you can’t go home.

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Column | Paul Ryan’s final betrayal

In what may be the most defiant lame duck plot in recent history, outgoing House Speaker Paul Ryan has, mostly under the radar, put forward a plan to make thousands of U.S. jobs available to Irish nationals.

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As deadline nears, Trump keeps banging head against the wall

The din emanating from Congress these days is decidedly not in the Christmas spirit.

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Column | Babe Ruth: From shirt maker to medal of freedom winner

To hear Babe Ruth tell his story, he was the best shirt maker that the St. Mary’s Industrial School for Boys ever had. Ruth’s parents, very poor, petitioned the Baltimore courts to proclaim him incorrigible which qualified him to attend St.

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The displacement of tech workers continues unabated

Optional Practical Training (OPT), a temporary employment program for foreign undergraduate and grad students on F-1 visas, is the vehicle that corporate America, and more specifically the IT industry, uses to circumvent the 85,000 H-1B visa cap and to deny jobs to or displace U.S. tech workers.

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Column | Caravan nears U.S., meets Mexican resistance

The Central American caravan has conclusively proven three things. First, the migrants are economic migrants, and therefore don’t qualify for asylum.

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Guest Column | Doubters challenge report about illegal immigration

“The number of undocumented immigrants in the United States: Estimates based on demographic modeling with data from 1990 to 2016,” a new study published in the peer-reviewed science journal, PLOS ONE, found that the illegal immigration population in the United States has been, for years, dramatically underestimated.

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Fed chair calls slow wage growth ‘a puzzle’

In its new study, “Tapping the Skills of Highly Skilled Immigrants in the United States,” the Migration Policy Institute stated that, according to economists, by the end of this decade, the nation will have a 5 million shortage of job-qualified persons with postsecondary educations.

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Column | Labor Day is no celebration for struggling Americans

Despite employers’ insistence that they’re fully dependent on foreign labor and that their businesses will fail without imported workers, another less savory reason motivates many to use visa workers – cheap labor.

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Column | Visa overstays problematic for U.S. tech workers

The Department of Homeland Security’s recently released Entry/Exit Overstay Report on visa overstays found that more than 700,000 foreign nationals didn’t honor the terms of their temporary authorization to work or visit in the United States. Analyzed in depth, DHS found that among the overstays, India had 21,000, the largest number.

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Column | Some 600 detained migrants are pregnant

In as troubling an immigration story as anyone will read this summer, between December 2017 and April 2018, U.S. Border Patrol and other immigration officials detained nearly 600 pregnant illegal aliens

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Column | Bush Sr. reminisces about his College World Series days

For the next three weeks, baseball fans will have a chance to see the game played the way it should be. The NCAA’s best college nines, well-schooled in fundamental baseball, will display their talent in Omaha at the annual College World Series.

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Column | To 2018 graduating class: Beware jobs market landmines

For recent graduates though, unemployment and under-employment have forced more back home to live with parents, rather than entering other types of domestic housing situations.

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Column | All eyes on Supreme Court with Trump v. Hawaii

Observing the Swamp during the last few weeks, one trend is clear: federal courts are all-powerful, and even though the judges are appointed, not elected, they have the final say in legislative issues.

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On Earth Day, Congress whistling past the graveyard

Despite overwhelming statistical and irrefutable evidence that the U.S. is on a population collision course, immigration-induced increases remain ... verboten in Congress.

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Column | The west is losing natural area at an alarming pace

CAP’s well-researched, alarming report left out development and environmental degradation’s biggest driver, overpopulation, a variable that could at least be stabilized if the federal government would pass commonsense immigration laws.

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Column | Wages are definitely declining under Trump

On January 12, the Department of Labor issued its December analysis of inflation-adjusted wages which show that the American economy is in a wage recession.

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Column | Record immigration means more job competition

A new report that drew from Census Bureau and Department of Homeland Security data found that in 2016’s first six months, 1.03 million legal and illegal immigrants arrived in the United States.

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Column | Americans back to work, but at lousy jobs

Continuing the recent upward labor market trend, the Bureau of Labor Statistics reported that last month’s payrolls rose by a seasonally adjusted 228,000, beating Wall Street’s 200,000 prediction.

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Column | ‘Help Me, Dad’

Jose Ines Garcia Zarate’s acquittal on murder charges is a travesty