Illegal Immigration http://mrc.org/taxonomy/term/19604/all en Media Ignore César Chávez’s Opposition to Illegal Immigration, Racial Advocacy http://mrc.org/articles/media-ignore-c%C3%A9sar-ch%C3%A1vezs-opposition-illegal-immigration-racial-advocacy <div class="field field-type-text field-field-subtitle"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Despite Chávez’s actual views, liberal media, then and now, use his legacy to promote their agenda. </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-source"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> By</div> <a href="/author/sean-long">Sean Long</a> </div> </div> </div> <p dir="ltr">Rather than dismissing his contrary views as sour grapes, the media simply ignore César Chávez’s opinions that stray from liberal orthodoxy.</p><div class='signature'><p>— Sean Long is Staff Writer at the Media Research Center. <a href="http://www.twitter.com/@SeanLong717" target="_blank">Follow Sean Long on Twitter.</a></p></div><p><a href="http://mrc.org/articles/media-ignore-c%C3%A9sar-ch%C3%A1vezs-opposition-illegal-immigration-racial-advocacy" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Articles Business and Media Institute Economy Government Labor Media Politics 1960s cesar chavez delano grape strike history Illegal Immigration immigration La Raza Labor labor union latino race revisions strikes unionization Thu, 27 Mar 2014 16:01:15 +0000 julia.seymour 45850 at http://mrc.org Margaret Carlson: GOP Against 'Giving Dignity to Immigrants' http://mrc.org/biasalerts/margaret-carlson-gop-against-giving-dignity-immigrants <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-source"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> By</div> <a href="/author/brad-wilmouth">Brad Wilmouth</a> </div> </div> </div> <p><img style="float: right;" src="http://www.mrc.org/sites/default/files/imagecache/medium_280_x_158/images/2013-06-28-PC-Carlson.JPG" alt="Media Research Center" title="Media Research Center" class="imagecache-medium_280_x_158" />Appearing on Friday's <em>Political Capital</em> show on Bloomberg News, Bloomberg View columnist Margaret Carlson -- formerly of CNN and <em>Time</em> magazine -- charged that Republicans are opposed to "giving dignity to immigrants" as she recounted reluctance by Republicans to grant amnesty to illegal immigrants. Carlson:</p><p><a href="http://mrc.org/biasalerts/margaret-carlson-gop-against-giving-dignity-immigrants" target="_blank">read more</a></p> BiasAlerts News Analysis Division Politics Bloomberg News Bloomberg View congress Illegal Immigration Margaret Carlson Political Capital Republicans Mon, 01 Jul 2013 18:09:59 +0000 43943 at http://mrc.org MSNBC's Hayes: GOP Making Immigration Bill 'Less Humane' and 'Worse for Our Country' http://mrc.org/biasalerts/msnbcs-hayes-gop-making-immigration-bill-less-humane-and-worse-our-country <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-source"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> By</div> <a href="/author/brad-wilmouth">Brad Wilmouth</a> </div> </div> </div> <p><img style="float: right;" src="http://www.mrc.org/sites/default/files/imagecache/medium_280_x_158/images/2013-06-24-MSNBC-AI-Hayes.JPG" alt="Media Research Center" title="Media Research Center" class="imagecache-medium_280_x_158" />On Monday's <em>All In</em> show, MSNBC host Chris Hayes complained about Republicans trying to increase the number of border agents and to bar illegal immigrants from collecting Social Security benefits based on taxes they've paid into the system.<br /></p><p><a href="http://mrc.org/biasalerts/msnbcs-hayes-gop-making-immigration-bill-less-humane-and-worse-our-country" target="_blank">read more</a></p> BiasAlerts News Analysis Division Politics All In Chris Hayes Illegal Immigration immigration MSNBC Republicans Rush Limbaugh Social Security Tue, 25 Jun 2013 19:30:26 +0000 43886 at http://mrc.org NY Times Buries La Raza History of Obama's Amnesty Pusher, Cecilia Munoz http://mrc.org/articles/ny-times-buries-la-raza-history-obamas-amnesty-pusher-cecilia-munoz <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-source"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> By</div> <a href="/author/clay-waters">Clay Waters</a> </div> </div> </div> <p>The <em>New York Times</em> continues to nudge Obama from the left on amnesty for illegal immigrants. The latest: Michael Shear's Saturday profile of Obama's chief amnesty pusher Cecilia Munoz (pictured), a former lobbyist for a radical pro-Hispanic group&nbsp; -- "<a href="http://www.nytimes.com/2013/05/04/us/politics/cecilia-munozs-perseverance-in-immigration-push.html?pagewanted=all">Obama's Defender of Borders Still a Voice for Migrants</a>." <img src="http://www.mrc.org/sites/default/files/images/Cecilia_Munoz.jpg.crop_display.jpg" style="float: right;" height="163" width="243" /></p><p><a href="http://mrc.org/articles/ny-times-buries-la-raza-history-obamas-amnesty-pusher-cecilia-munoz" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Articles TimesWatch Amnesty Bias by Omission Cecilia Munoz Illegal Immigration Michael Shear National Council of La Raza Mon, 06 May 2013 18:22:57 +0000 clay.waters 43488 at http://mrc.org NYT Spins on Behalf of Amnesty Seekers at May Day Parades; 'Smaller Actions' Instead of Big Rallies http://mrc.org/articles/nyt-spins-behalf-amnesty-seekers-may-day-parades-smaller-actions-instead-big-rallies <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-source"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> By</div> <a href="/author/clay-waters">Clay Waters</a> </div> </div> </div> <p><em>New York Times</em>' Julia Preston watched parades on May Day for evidence that the fight for amnesty for illegal immigrants was at last gathering public support in "<a href="http://www.nytimes.com/2013/05/02/us/across-the-country-supporters-rally-for-immigration-overhaul.html?ref=todayspaper&amp;pagewanted=all">Showing Grass-Roots Support for Immigration Overhaul</a>." Preston hit the jackpost when a protester quoted her back the same line she and the <em>Times</em> have been using for years about illegal immigrants: "I think it is time that we come out of the shadows...."<strong><img </strong></p><p><a href="http://mrc.org/articles/nyt-spins-behalf-amnesty-seekers-may-day-parades-smaller-actions-instead-big-rallies" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Articles TimesWatch Illegal Immigration Julia Preston May Day Parades Shadows Thu, 02 May 2013 19:10:09 +0000 clay.waters 43453 at http://mrc.org Pro-Democrat Labeling: Fewer Illegal Immigrants, More 'Undocumented' Ones in the NYTimes http://mrc.org/articles/pro-democrat-labeling-fewer-illegal-immigrants-more-undocumented-ones-nytimes <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-source"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> By</div> <a href="/author/clay-waters">Clay Waters</a> </div> </div> </div> <p>The <em>New York Times</em>' politically correct evolution on immigration issues continues apace.</p><p><a href="http://mrc.org/articles/pro-democrat-labeling-fewer-illegal-immigrants-more-undocumented-ones-nytimes" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Articles TimesWatch Gaffes Illegal Immigration Labeiing Bias Margaret Sullivan undocumented Wed, 03 Apr 2013 17:52:19 +0000 clay.waters 43082 at http://mrc.org NBC Ignored Joe Biden's Smear of Indian Americans, But Hypes GOP Congressman's 'Slur' http://mrc.org/biasalerts/nbc-ignored-joe-bidens-smear-indian-americans-hypes-gop-congressmans-slur <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-source"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> By</div> <a href="/author/scott-whitlock">Scott Whitlock</a> </div> </div> </div> <p>In 2006, Joe Biden, then a powerful U.S. senator and future vice president, smeared Indian Americans as mostly working at the convenience store 7-11. At the time, NBC (and the other networks)&nbsp;<a href="http://newsbusters.org/blogs/geoffrey-dickens/2012/09/04/abc-cbs-and-nbc-bury-bumbling-bidens-most-embarrassing-moments">completely ignored the story</a>. This week, when obscure Republican Congressman Don Young referred to Hispanic migrant workers as "wetbacks," NBC's&nbsp;<em>Today</em>&nbsp;show devoted a full segment to the story.</p><p><a href="http://mrc.org/biasalerts/nbc-ignored-joe-bidens-smear-indian-americans-hypes-gop-congressmans-slur" target="_blank">read more</a></p> BiasAlerts News Analysis Division Don Young Illegal Immigration Joe Biden Kelly O'Donnell NBC Today Wetbacks Fri, 29 Mar 2013 16:51:02 +0000 scott.whitlock 43054 at http://mrc.org The New York Times Stands With Rand -- On Amnesty for Illegal Immigrants, Anyway http://mrc.org/articles/new-york-times-stands-rand-amnesty-illegal-immigrants-anyway <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-source"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> By</div> <a href="/author/clay-waters">Clay Waters</a> </div> </div> </div> <p>The <em>New York Times</em> stands with Rand – on a pro-Democratic issue, at least. Times reporters snidely dismissed Kentucky Republican Sen.</p><p><a href="http://mrc.org/articles/new-york-times-stands-rand-amnesty-illegal-immigrants-anyway" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Articles TimesWatch ashley parker Double Standards Illegal Immigration Michael Shear Rand Paul Wed, 20 Mar 2013 16:18:12 +0000 clay.waters 42975 at http://mrc.org NYT Continues Propaganda Campaign on Amnesty for Illegal Immigrants http://mrc.org/articles/nyt-continues-propaganda-campaign-amnesty-illegal-immigrants <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-source"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> By</div> <a href="/author/clay-waters">Clay Waters</a> </div> </div> </div> <p>The <em>New York Times</em>' long propaganda campaign supporting amnesty for illegal immigrants continued on the front of Thursday's National section, led by the paper's most slanted immigration reporter, Julia Preston -- "<a href="http://www.nytimes.com/2013/03/14/us/politics/us-citizens-join-illegal-immigrants-in-pressing-lawmakers-for-change.html?pagewanted=all">U.S. Citizens Join Illegal Immigrants In Pressing Lawmakers for Change</a>." <img src="http://www.mrc.org/sites/default/files/images/Julia_Preston_5.jpg.crop_display.jpg" style="float: right;" /></p><p><a href="http://mrc.org/articles/nyt-continues-propaganda-campaign-amnesty-illegal-immigrants" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Articles TimesWatch DREAM Act Illegal Immigration Julia Preston Protesters Thu, 14 Mar 2013 18:12:23 +0000 clay.waters 42914 at http://mrc.org NYT's Severson: 'Some' Say ID Stripe on Illegals' Drivers Licenses Are 'Modern-Day Scarlet Letter' http://mrc.org/articles/nyts-severson-some-say-id-stripe-illegals-drivers-licenses-are-modern-day-scarlet-letter <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-source"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> By</div> <a href="/author/clay-waters">Clay Waters</a> </div> </div> </div> <p>No good deed goes unpunished? In a compromise move, North Carolina officials will issue drivers licenses to young illegal immigrants who have won deferrals from deportation, but with a distinguishing colored marking on the licenses – a pink stripe.</p><p><a href="http://mrc.org/articles/nyts-severson-some-say-id-stripe-illegals-drivers-licenses-are-modern-day-scarlet-letter" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Articles TimesWatch Drivers Licenses Gaffes Illegal Immigration Kim Severson North Carolina Wed, 06 Mar 2013 19:49:14 +0000 clay.waters 42840 at http://mrc.org More New York Times Happy Talk on Amnesty for Illegal Immigrants http://mrc.org/articles/more-new-york-times-happy-talk-amnesty-illegal-immigrants <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-source"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> By</div> <a href="/author/clay-waters">Clay Waters</a> </div> </div> </div> <p>On Thursday, <em>New York Times</em> reporter Ashley Parker had some only half-convincing happy talk on the prospects for the immigration overhaul <a href="http://www.mrc.org/articles/new-york-times-forwards-helpful-tips-pushing-immigration-reform ">Parker has helped cheer on </a>that would involve granting a form of amnesty for illegal immigrants: "<a href="http://www.nytimes.com/2013/02/14/us/politics/senate-panel-tackles-immigration.html?nl=todaysheadlines&amp;emc=edit_th_20130214&amp;_r=0">Drawing Bipartisan Praise For a Soft-Pedal Approach</a>." The reason for her optimism?</p><p><a href="http://mrc.org/articles/more-new-york-times-happy-talk-amnesty-illegal-immigrants" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Articles TimesWatch ashley parker Barack Obama Illegal Immigration State of the Union Thu, 14 Feb 2013 21:08:03 +0000 clay.waters 42643 at http://mrc.org Backhanded Compliment for AZ Gov. Brewer: 'Compassionate...Not a Word Often Used to Describe Her' http://mrc.org/articles/backhanded-compliment-az-gov-brewer-compassionatenot-word-often-used-describe-her <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-source"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> By</div> <a href="/author/clay-waters">Clay Waters</a> </div> </div> </div> <p>New York Times Phoenix bureau chief Fernanda Santos reported Sunday on Arizona Gov.</p><p><a href="http://mrc.org/articles/backhanded-compliment-az-gov-brewer-compassionatenot-word-often-used-describe-her" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Articles TimesWatch Arizona Fernanda Santos Illegal Immigration Labeling Bias Medicare Mon, 21 Jan 2013 20:25:43 +0000 clay.waters 42309 at http://mrc.org Liberal Cliche Alert: Times Gears Up for Immigration 'Reform' for 'Undocumented...Coming Out of the Shadows' http://mrc.org/articles/liberal-cliche-alert-times-gears-immigration-reform-undocumentedcoming-out-shadows <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-source"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> By</div> <a href="/author/clay-waters">Clay Waters</a> </div> </div> </div> <p>The <em>New York Times</em>' starkly one-sided treatment of illegal immigration promises only to get worse in 2013. A preview: <a href="http://thecaucus.blogs.nytimes.com/2013/01/10/timescast-politics-a-closer-look-at-immigration-reform/">Thursday's edition</a> of the paper's political podcast was solely devoted to immigration, or what the paper called "A Closer Look at Immigration Reform," in anticipation of amnesty proposals being pushed by illegal immigration activists.</p><p><a href="http://mrc.org/articles/liberal-cliche-alert-times-gears-immigration-reform-undocumentedcoming-out-shadows" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Articles TimesWatch Illegal Immigration Megan Liberman TimesCast Fri, 11 Jan 2013 15:40:22 +0000 clay.waters 42207 at http://mrc.org New York Times' Preston Ditches Balance to Identify With Illegal 'Dream Warriors' Demanding Amnesty http://mrc.org/articles/new-york-times-preston-ditches-balance-identify-illegal-dream-warriors-demanding-amnesty <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-source"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> By</div> <a href="/author/clay-waters">Clay Waters</a> </div> </div> </div> <p>You know there's something afoot when the <em>New York Times</em> portrays former President George W. Bush as a fount of wisdom. Julia Preston, the <em>Times</em>' most slanted-immigration reporter, reported from D.C. on Wednesday, "<a href="http://www.nytimes.com/2012/12/05/us/praising-immigrants-george-w-bush-leads-conservative-appeal-for-gop-to-soften-tone.html">Praising Immigrants, Bush Leads Conservative Appeal for G.O.P.</a></p><p><a href="http://mrc.org/articles/new-york-times-preston-ditches-balance-identify-illegal-dream-warriors-demanding-amnesty" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Articles TimesWatch Amnesty DREAM Act Illegal Immigration Julia Preston Kansas City Thu, 06 Dec 2012 15:29:30 +0000 clay.waters 41971 at http://mrc.org NYTimes' Julia Preston Celebrates Illegal Immigrant 'Dreamers' Emerging 'From the Shadows' Again http://mrc.org/articles/nytimes-julia-preston-celebrates-illegal-immigrant-dreamers-emerging-shadows-again <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-source"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> By</div> <a href="/author/clay-waters">Clay Waters</a> </div> </div> </div> <p>The <em>New York Times</em> continued to push for amnesty for illegal immigrants, this time on Saturday's front page, courtesy of its most reliable pro-amnesty reporter, Julia Preston, reporting from New Haven, "<a href="http://www.nytimes.com/2012/12/01/us/dream-act-gives-young-immigrants-a-political-voice.html?pagewanted=all&amp;_r=0">Young Immigrants Say It's Obama's Time to Act</a>." For the umpteenth time the paper boasted of illegals emerging "from the shadows" (although for a such a frightened group, they sure do get their pictures in the <em>Times</em> a lot).<img src="http://www.mr</p><p><a href="http://mrc.org/articles/nytimes-julia-preston-celebrates-illegal-immigrant-dreamers-emerging-shadows-again" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Articles TimesWatch Campaign 2012 DREAM Act Illegal Immigration Julia Preston Mon, 03 Dec 2012 16:12:42 +0000 clay.waters 41931 at http://mrc.org