Raise Illegal Alien Minimum Wage?

Elliot Schroeder Elliot Schroeder Leave a Comment

What if employers had to pay illegal aliens, but not U.S. Citizens & residents, more than minimum wage?  It would be a tariff on illegal labor. I ask this question after a KQED story on wage theft.  The story centers on activists suing companies for back pay for non-English speaking immigrants. It is interesting that immigration activists have done more than …

What is our Immigration Policy?

Elliot Schroeder Elliot Schroeder 3 Comments

Tonight, President Obama will make an announcement on immigration. Early indications include a delay in deportations for up to 5 million. This comes after a bruising mid-term election where many pundits claim that inaction on immigration discouraged Latinos from voting. To hear mass media tell it our lines are drawn into two camps: Those that favor a looser immigration and …

Obama Administration’s Illegal Illegal Immigration Plan

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The administration announced Thursday that it will cease deporting those identified as illegal immigrants who pose no threat to public safety or national security so that it can focus on catching and expelling criminals who do. That’s the purported rationale. Let’s look at the overall policy of the administration with a view to actual results. Step 1. Don’t enforce the …

Filling the Obama Gap on Immigration Reform

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President Obama discussing immigration reform in June 2009, Official White House Photo by Pete Souza. In a clear signal that Obama will demagogue any issue to help his re-election chances, we read this from the U-T. President Barack Obama told about 70 national leaders in a private meeting Tuesday that immigration reform is still one of his priorities despite the …

Operation Joint Effort Deports 406 Criminal Aliens

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Escondido –  Escondido Police and Immigration Customs Enforcement (ICE) have arrested and removed 406 criminal illegal aliens in the first 10 months of a special program called “Operation Joint Effort”. This is a model program and Escondido has been at the forefront of combating criminal aliens to keep the streets safe.  Escondido has also housed ICE agents at the police …