The most recent issue of Social Contract Press cheers Arizona's SB 1070 victory and includes an article by Russell Pearce.
Sometimes, when Tanton looks at how FAIR, NumbersUSA, the CIS, and other groups he's touched have succeeded in turning the immigration debate his way, the old man feels a certain satisfaction about his life's work.
PHOTO BY TERRY GREENE STERLING
A display of buttons for sale at the June 5 pro-SB 1070 rally
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In the eye of the hurricane: protesters at an immigration rally
After it helped insert SB 1070 into Arizona's revised statutes, FAIR focused on its favorite cause: "Birthright Citizenship" legislation that would challenge the 14th Amendment to the U.S. Constitution.
"As whites see their power and control over their lives declining, will they simply go quietly into the night?" — Dr. John Stanton, founder of the Tanton Network of FAIR, NumbersUSA, and the Center for Immigration Studies
As each law hits the news, FAIR or its sister organizations issue neutrally worded reports portraying the undocumented as burdens on the country. The aim is to outrage Americans struggling with the recession.
"Immigrant children and children of U.S.-born citizens are expensive when they are young . . . Those expenses, however, are paid back through taxes received over a lifetime of work." — The Brookings Institution's "Ten Economic Facts About Immigration"