In addition to Mark Krikorian’s latest, here’s what else has been going on with various anti-immigrant groups: Krikorian’s organization, the Center for Immigration Studies, this week released a study claiming that immigrants imperil Republican electability because they tend to vote in favor of Democrats.  It’s the same kind of logic that... Continue »
So this happened.  (h/t Right Wing Watch) While speaking with VCY America’s Crosstalk yesterday, the Center for Immigration Studies’ Mark Krikorian insisted that: No child is ever taken away from a person who is deported, because children can always go with their parents, which is what they should do. No family... Continue »
As Comprehensive Immigration Reform Stalls and Non-Controversial ENLIST Act Wavers, Fringe Republican House Members Continue to Prove their Stronghold Over House Leadership and House Agenda It’s been quite the couple of weeks for the extremist Rep. Steve King (R-IA) caucus. In the wake of comments from their ringleader himself... Continue »
It was quite the busy Monday for the Senate’s leading anti-immigrant member, Sen. Jeff Sessions (R-AL).  By objecting to a Senate resolution honoring Latino civil rights hero Cesar Chavez and touting the shoddy “research” of allied anti-immigrant organization the Center for Immigration Studies (CIS), Sen. Sessions offered a fresh... Continue »
Right Wing Watch has a video of Stephen Steinlight, senior policy analyst at the Center for Immigration Studies, giving a speech to a Texas Tea Party group, and it isn’t pretty: Steinlight posited that the Gang of Eight’s immigration proposal “amounts to a plot against America,” warning that it... Continue »
The Mastermind of the GOP’s politically catastrophic self-deportation strategy, Mark Krikorian, that leading anti-immigrant voice, posted another screed from his perch at National Review. Times are tough for the Tanton anti-immigrant network. The political tide has turned against them. So, it’s no surprise that Krikorian has reached a new-low, referring to Frank... Continue »
Well, this is rich. A new ad from the anti-immigrant group Californians for Population Stabilization (CAPS) invokes the spirit of Martin Luther King, Jr–right in time for MLK Day–by once again trying to blame black unemployment on immigrants. It’s a tactic that opponents of immigration reform have tried many... Continue »
Choice for GOP is Clear: Be Defined by the Nativists or Be Competitive With a Changing American Electorate It’s been a bad week for the anti-immigrant movement.  Actually, it’s been a bad couple of years.  They are facing criticism from the right, their standing with Republicans is waning and... Continue »
The Black American Leadership Alliance’s (BALA) We Are America tour — originally intended by organizers to be a nationwide series of demonstrations against immigration reform — went out with a whimper in Phoenix, Arizona last weekend. Even with a line-up featuring disgraced former Arizona State Senator and SB 1070... Continue »
We know, we know–August recess, and immigration reform summer, is over, and the verdicts on how pro-reform advocates won the summer are in.  Before we head into fall and the renewed pressure on Congress that our side will bring, however, we thought we’d take one more look at the... Continue »