Latest Federation for American Immigration Reform Stories

2011-07-08 10:07:00

WASHINGTON, July 8, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Obama administration's decision to sign an agreement allowing Mexican truckers full access to U.S. roads poses a threat to national security, American motorists, our ability to control illegal immigration, and to the viability of the U.S. trucking industry, charges the Federation for American Immigration Reform (FAIR). The agreement was signed in Mexico City on Wednesday by Secretary of Transportation Ray LaHood without notice from the...

2011-05-31 15:33:00

WASHINGTON, May 31, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Forty-five years after Lyndon Johnson declared a "War on Poverty," the United States maintains a policy of mass immigration that perpetuates and increases poverty in the United States, finds a new study by the Federation for American Immigration Reform (FAIR). According to Immigration, Poverty and Low-Wage Earners: The Harmful Effects of Unskilled Immigrants on American Workers, the United States is importing millions of poorly skilled...

2011-04-18 18:42:00

FAIR Responds to Unfair Portrayal of Motives WASHINGTON, April 18, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Dan Stein, President of the Federation for American Immigration Reform (FAIR) made the following statement: This past weekend, The New York Times ran an article purporting to examine the "evolution of the modern day immigration reform movement." Unfortunately, the article did not chronicle the early grassroots work of many individuals who enabled FAIR to begin a balanced, much-needed...

2011-04-13 14:16:00

WASHINGTON, April 13, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The widespread use of illegal foreign labor by large agribusinesses results in huge profits for corporate farms, while consumers continue to see rising prices at the supermarket checkout, finds a new report by the Federation for American Immigration Reform (FAIR). The report, Illegal Immigration and Agribusiness: The Effects on the Agricultural Industry of Converting to a Legal Workforce, debunks the claims made by the corporate...

2011-04-05 11:25:00

WASHINGTON, April 5, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Hold Their Feet to the Fire 2011 will bring together 50 talk radio hosts, broadcasting to all 50 states, for a two-day "Electronic Town Hall" dedicated to discussing U.S. immigration policy. The annual event is organized by the Federation for American Immigration Reform (FAIR) and will take place on April 6 and 7 at Washington's Phoenix Park Hotel. The 50 talk hosts, who will be joined by concerned citizen activists, will be delivering...

2011-03-23 05:00:00

50 Talk Radio Hosts to Gather in Washington for National "Town Hall" on Immigration WASHINGTON, March 23, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ --The Federation for American Immigration Reform (FAIR) announces April 6 and 7 as the dates for Hold Their Feet to the Fire 2011. Fifty talk radio hosts from all across the United States, led by Roger Hedgecock of Radio America Networks, are scheduled to participate in Hold Their Feet to the Fire 2011, making it the largest immigration "town hall" of the...

2011-01-13 12:43:00

WASHINGTON, Jan. 13, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The data released from the 2010 Census reveal that our nation is on the path of unsustainable population growth. With more than 308 million people - an increase of 27 million over the 2000 Census - our swelling population, fueled by mass immigration, represents the single greatest threat to the environmental health of our nation. A new report by the Federation for American Immigration Reform (FAIR), Immigration, Population Growth, and...

Word of the Day
  • A Roman unit of weight, 1⁄1728 of a pound.
  • A weight of four grains used in weighing gold and precious stones; a carat.
  • In anatomy, a formation suggesting a husk or pod.
  • The lowest unit in the Roman coinage, the twenty-fourth part of a solidus.
  • A coin of base silver of the Gothic and Lombard kings of Italy.
'Siliqua' comes from a Latin word meaning 'a pod.'