Tanton was the founder and first chairman of the Federation for American Immigration Reform (FAIR), an anti-immigration organization. He was the co-founder of the Center for Immigration Studies, an anti-immigration think tank; and NumbersUSA, an anti-immigration lobbying group.
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- John Tanton, quiet architect of America’s modern-day anti-immigrant movement, dies at 85 at The Los Angeles Times.