How Many Illegal Aliens In the United States

The number of illegal aliens has been a matter of debate for a long time. I have always suspected that the number was much higher than the official number of 10-11 million. Here is a Center for Immigration Studies critique of a new study that suggests there are 22 million illegal aliens. The very credible […]

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Was Deindustrialization an Election Strategy

Manufacturing countries vote Republican. Was one fringe benefit of destroying American industry the expectation that there would be less manufacturing countries to vote Republican? And note the decline in manufacturing counties (at least 25% of jobs are in manufacturing) from 862 in 1992 to 323 in 2016. Table: “Counties Where Manufacturing is At Least 25% […]

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Seattle High Tech: Who Gets the Jobs?

Table: “Fast Rise of Foreign-Born Tech Workers in Seattle: Where Foreign Born Tech Workers Come From”, in Seattle Times, January 18, 2018. p. A1. India: 23195 (40.8%). Canada: 3427 (13.5%). China: 7680 (13.5%). Russia: 3349 (5.9%). South Korea: 1998 (3.5%). Vietnam: 1683 (3%). Philippines: 1194 (2.3%). Mexico: 1081 (1.9%). England: 965 (1.7%). Germany: 865 (1.5%). […]

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Microsoft Diversity Policy

Microsoft was an American led company for many years until its upper leadership became Indian, beginning with the head of personnel some 20 or so years ago. Although the data released by the company is hard to interpret, employees note that the firm is a plurality Indian company in employees, as well as in leadership. […]

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