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Feds want hiring bill repealed

The Obama administration wants the U.S. Supreme Court to void Arizona’s 2-year-old law designed to punish companies that knowingly hire undocumented workers.In legal papers filed Friday, Department of Justice attorneys argue that the law illegally infringes on the exclusive rights of the federal government. Acting Solicitor General Neal Katyal said it specifically runs afoul of […]

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FAIR

Expensive Aliens: How Much Do Illegal Immigrants Really Cost?

It’s all about money.That’s what it seems to come down to in the most recent flare-up of the immigration debate. Policy makers and pundits who want tougher policies against illegal immigrants argue that they cost American taxpayers billions of dollars. Those on the other side of the debate counter that illegal immigrants create demand and

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Economy

Unemployment Solution

Several days ago I wrote a piece on Unemployment and the disparities existing between upper and lower income workers. In that piece, I mentioned the negative impact that illegal aliens have on wages and job opportunities for those that are already suffering in this economy. Several folks took offense that I would

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Environment

Arizona: more economics than race

Currently, about 460,000 illegal aliens from Mexico and points south are in Arizona. Arizonans contend the illegal aliens are adversely impacting their standard of living. Is this simply an Anglo vs. Hispanic conflict? Or, is the underlying problem one of economics? Recently, Washington Post columnist George Will observed the United 

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Drug Bust

Arizona deputy shot; illegals suspected

A veteran sheriff’s deputy was shot and wounded Friday after encountering a group of suspected illegals who apparently had been hauling bales of marijuana along a major smuggling corridor in the Arizona desert — a violent episode that comes amid a heated national debate over immigration.State and federal law enforcement agencies deployed helicopters and scores