Blog Posts: July 2018

Earth Overshoot Day Offers Sustainability Lessons

July 31, 2018 | Joe Guzzardi

Tomorrow will mark Earth Overshoot Day, the day that worldwide humanity will, in only seven months, have taken more resources from […]

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Tighter Employment-Based Visa Guidelines are Good for American Workers

July 27, 2018 | Joe Guzzardi

Some of President Trump’s immigration campaign promises are inching along and may never be realized. The most notable is President […]

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Report: Prospects for Reducing Rush-Hour Traffic ‘Dim’

July 23, 2018 | Joe Guzzardi

Summer is half over which means that many people have taken their traditional driving vacation, and likely encountered oppressive traffic. […]

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Some 600 Detained Migrants Are Pregnant, Will Bear Citizen Children

July 22, 2018 | Joe Guzzardi

In as troubling an immigration story as anyone will read this summer, between December 2017 and April 2018, U.S. Border […]

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Melting Down Over ICE

July 19, 2018 | Joe Guzzardi

Calls to abolish Immigration and Customs Enforcement began as whispers, but today are a lion’s-roar demand, at least among illegal […]

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As U.S. Population Rises, Environmental Leaders Ignore the Obvious

July 17, 2018 | Joe Guzzardi

The Washington Post recently published a column titled “Why do we need more people in this country anyway?” which is making […]

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Still Reeling from Maria, Puerto Rico Braces for Hurricane Season

July 12, 2018 | Joe Guzzardi

Back in February, I returned to Puerto Rico, my home for many years, and the birthplace of my son and sister. […]

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PFIR’s World Population Day Video

July 11, 2018 | Kevin

If you don’t care to read our UN World Population Day blog, just watch the video!

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Observing Our Impact This World Population Day

July 10, 2018 | Kevin

July 11th is recognized as UN World Population Day. Beginning in 1989, a day to focus attention on the urgency and […]

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Visa Holders Homeward Bound? If so, a Boost for American Workers

July 9, 2018 | Joe Guzzardi

During the upcoming mid-term elections, the 35 Senate races and the 435 House of Representatives campaigns will feature candidates who […]

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Supreme Court Refugee Decision Tightens Labor Market

July 3, 2018 | Joe Guzzardi

Put aside the victory lap that Trump administration is taking over the Supreme Court’s 5-4 decision to uphold the White […]

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On Independence Day, America Struggles to Remain Sovereign

July 2, 2018 | Joe Guzzardi

For decades, Democratic and Republican White Houses have winked at border and interior immigration enforcement, tolerated catch and release, abided […]

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