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Steven A. Camarota

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December 2005: '"In many ways, we have kind of cut back on enforcement," said Steven A. Camarota, research director for the Center for Immigration Studies, which advocates a sharp decrease in immigration of all kinds. "It's not [like] the weather. Many of these things are choices that the government makes."'


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Organization Executive (past or present) Center for Immigration Studies (CIS) Organization Dec 18, 2005

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Mar 10, 2009 Illegal immigrants might get stimulus jobs, experts say

QUOTE: Tens of thousands of jobs created by the economic stimulus law could end up filled by illegal immigrants,

Aug 31, 2006 More Immigration Demonstrations Planned: D.C. Rally to Draw From East Coast

QUOTE: After four months of relative quiet, immigration reform advocates are mobilizing a new round of protests in Washington and other cities to put pressure on a returning Congress and reinvigorate a Latino movement that awakened in massive demonstrations this spring.

Washington Post
Aug 25, 2006 Why illegal immigration is one of the hot topics of 2006: At hearings, including one in Houston, concerns over budget costs and national security have given the issue prominence

QUOTE: When the US House of Representatives announced its latest round of hearings on illegal immigration, taking place across the country this month, many critics saw them as simply political theater - a way to appeal to the GOP's conservative base in an election year...Illegal immigration has become a suburban debate, a Northern debate, and a rural debate.

Christian Science Monitor
Dec 18, 2005 Analysts: Crackdown Won't Halt Immigration: House Bill Is Criticized for Not Factoring in the Effect of the U.S. Demand for Labor

QUOTE: The bill passed by the House late Friday to step up border enforcement and crack down on the millions of undocumented workers in the country would be doomed to failure if enacted because it does not acknowledge the inexorable economic forces that drive illegal immigration, according to many analysts.

Washington Post