The Crackdown On Illegal Immigration Is Hurting Oil Drillers

The Crackdown On Illegal Immigration Is Hurting Oil Drillers

U.S. crude oil production growth may have slowed down this year, but the largest oil-producing counties in the Permian basin continue to feel a shortage of labor.

The predicament for small oil services business owners in New Mexico is aggravated by the surge in worksite audits, investigations, and arrests as part of U.S. President Donald Trump’s tougher stance on illegal immigration.

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'America is Immigrants': Illustrator celebrates immigration in new book

‘America is Immigrants’: Illustrator celebrates immigration in new book

WILLIAMSTOWN — Growing up in Edinburgh, Scotland, Alison Kolesar always had a sense that the United States’ dynamism came from its immigrant population. By choice or necessity, these Americans had uprooted their lives and fashioned new ones in a foreign land.

“That was part of what created the energy of the country,” Kolesar said Monday. “In psychological terms, people who have had things always handed to them tend to not go out and make much of a difference in the world.”

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Immigrants aren’t a problem for Syracuse; they are part of the solution (Commentary)

Immigrants aren’t a problem for Syracuse; they are part of the solution (Commentary)

I read Paul Strail’s letter (“Syracuse is falling apart, and Mayor Walsh’s priority is refugees?”, Oct. 10, 2019) with great interest. Strail does a good job summarizing the many challenges facing cities like Syracuse. He then makes a connection between these problems and immigration. I would like to offer some additional food for thought on this.

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Constance Wu Candidly Describes The Burden Children Of Immigrants Carry

Constance Wu Candidly Describes The Burden Children Of Immigrants Carry

The actress, who’s in the upcoming movie “Hustlers,” sat down with “The Off Camera Show” and recounted a childhood memory in which a teacher wrongly accused her of plagiarism while she was in middle school. Though the experience deeply affected her, she explained that she never told her parents for a reason that may sound familiar to many from immigrant families.

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