Is the Labor Department Lying About Unemployment?

Anyone who is actually on the ground trying to find a job knows that the American job market is bleak. But the statistics coming from the Labor Department (with the help of the Census Bureau) are not quite as dismal as reality: This Friday, the Labor Department will announce job growth and the unemployment rate for April and — drum roll, please — it probably won’t look as ugly as the GDP. That’s because Labor uses trick statistics when it gives a picture of the springtime job market. Read more […]

Study finds that New Job Growth is Going to Immigrants

That old concern that “immigrants are taking our jobs” is seeming to be more accurate than we realize. A new study undertaken by the Center for Immigration Studies has found that over the last 14 years almost all of the new job growth has gone to immigrants. This will be more fodder for anti-immigration activists who have been fighting both parties in an effort to stop the amnesty of illegal aliens. The big question is whether or not the two parties will recognize the dangers of comprehensive Read more […]