Since 1992, Glenn Spencer and American Patrol
have been telling America that this country is...
IMPORTING POVERTY
(Most recent additions appear at the bottom)
September, 1992 -- Voice of Citizens Together Newsletter
HEADLINE:"L.A.'S NUMBER ONE IMPORT: POVERTY"
July 15, 1996 -- Newsweek Magazine -- Robert J. Samuelson, Newsweek Economist:
"As a nation, we are importing poverty."

October 28, 1996 -- INVESTOR'S BUSINESS DAILY HEADLINE:
"IS THE U.S. IMPORTING POVERTY?"
"Welfare State Lures Poor, Unskilled Immigrants."
APRIL 7, 1997 -- NATIONAL REVIEW -- Page 19 HEADLINE:
"IMPORTING POVERTY"

APRIL 15, 1997 -- NEW YORK TIMES
''We don't need to import a poverty class into this country''
DAN STEIN, Executive Director, Federation for American Immigration Reform
MAY 10, 1997 -- WASHINGTON POST
"Foundering In a Wave of Immigrants"
..."That national trend is reflected in a new census study showing a sharp jump in the number of children living in POVERTY in Washington's suburbs. Demographers attribute the surge in part to an influx of immigrant families."

Links may expire at any time

January 30, 1997
IMPORTING MEXICAN POVERTY

 September 21, 1997
LATINO's Now Exceed Blacks in Level of Poverty

 October, 1997
Poverty Amid Prosperity

 November 7, 1997
25% of California children live below the poverty line, study finds

 December 18, 1997
New Immigration Rules Take Effect

 May 10, 1997
U.S. Prosperity Eludes Millions of Newcomers

 April 7, 1998
Policy On Unskilled Entrants Flawed, Studies Say

 July 10, 1998
Poverty Rate Among State's Children Rises Sharply

 August 4, 1998
Study shows 100 farm jobs create 139 rural poor

 August 10, 1998
Poverty Transitory Condition for Many, Chronic Condition for a Few

 September 3, 1998
IS THE U.S. IMPORTING POVERTY?

September 7, 1998
Economic boom
bypasses many

 September 29, 1998
Concern Growing at
Urban Garden

 September 30, 1998
Vegetable patch becoming illegal marketplace

 October, 1998
Forbes Magazine
-Poverty Rate-

 October, 1998
A RISING TIDE LIFTS ALL BOATS.... Or used to.

 January 23, 1999
Agriculture official finds words don't warm all victims' hearts

 January 25, 1999
State Fails to Meet U.S. Welfare-to-Work Goal

 February 9, 1999
State's poor are getting poorer: Gap with rich is growing, study says

 April 26, 1999
UNITED STATES WORRISOME POVERTY LEVELS FOR HISPANIC ELDERLY

 June 15, 1999
Showdown on
Insuring Poor

 June 17, 1999
HISPANICS THINK ABOUT RETIREMENT, HAVE NO MONEY FOR SAVINGS

 June 19, 1999
Vast, underground network of clinics caters to immigrants

 June 23, 1999
Jobs, not services,
bring in aliens

 June 20, 1999
County mobilizes workers for health mission

 June 29, 1999
Welfare reform expands citizenry Naturalization rise linked to benefits

 June 30, 1999
State's immigrants leading in welfare use, survey says

 July 6, 1999
Immigration Is Fueling Poverty Rate

 July 13, 1999
THE CULTURAL ROOTS OF POVERTY

 August 28, 1999
ILLEGAL CLINICS FOR
POOR MIGRANTS

September 1, 1999
Immigration and the Growth of America's Poor Population

 September 2, 1999
IMMIGRANTS' GROWING ROLE IN U.S. POVERTY CITED

September 3, 1999
Phoenix, State Tops
in Poor Immigrants

September 7, 1999
L.A.'s Growing Pay Gap Looms as Political Issue

October 1, 1999 
Census Reports Broad U.S. Gains in Income
..but not in the west.

 October 9, 1999
Poor in the USA
Steven Camarota

October 15, 1999
Bradley Takes Health
Care Message to Latinos

October 18, 1999
CENSUS BUREAU MAY REDEFINE POVERTY

 October 21, 1999
Kids' health insurance woes widen

 October 24, 1999
Shadow work force faces a daily grind

November 1, 1999
Searching for affordable medical treatment is often a painful task for illegal aliens in Tarrant County

November 2, 1999
Free clinic for 'Hispanics' in Alabama seeks federal grant

November 2, 1999
DEFINING POVERTY UP

November 3, 1999
900,000 Arizonans now live in poverty, state report says

November 3, 1999
Miss. Has Highest Poverty Level

November 3, 1999
Legislation would restore food stamps for legal immigrants

November 4, 1999
Census: 1 in 5 Lives
in Poverty in N.M.

November 11, 1999
The Poverty Industry
Paul Jacobs

November 16, 1999
Life better for the poor
in Denver, study shows

November 16, 1999
Prosperity eludes
Latinos, survey finds

November 17, 1999
MEXICAN IMMIGRANTS CHANGE THE FACE OF DENVER

December 5, 1999
Wake-up call in
Central Valley

December 9, 1999
Survey Portrays Hispanic Poverty In Alexandria, A Stark Picture Of Growing Group

December 31, 1999
Immigrants sue to force INS to waive citizenship fees

January 3, 2000
"NEEDY" INCREASE IN COSTA MESA WHILE DECLINING IN ORANGE COUNTY AS A WHOLE

January 13, 2000

Clinton Urges Wall Street Firms to Invest in Poor Neighborhoods

January 24, 2000
Central Valley mired in grinding poverty

April 19, 2000
Janitors Struggle at the Edges of Silicon Valley's Success
(External link)

August 23, 2000
New Federal Reserve Study is a Scathing Indictment of U.S. Immigration Policy
(External link)

September 5, 2000
California:
Black, Latino workers left behind in economic expansion

(External link)

September 13, 2000
Californians falling further behind
California Budget
Project Study
(PDF File - 104K)

December 22, 2001
Income drops tied
to migrants

New York Times

December 27, 2001
Number of Denver Latinos seeking aid rises
EFE

We stopped updating this page on 12/31/01. The writing is on the wall. The meltdown is clearly well underway.

Alse See California Meltdown Watch


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