Category Archives: Immigration Reform

Some Math They Don’t Want You To Understand

Of course the open borders crowd are attempting to demonize this report and the people who produced it. Because if Americans start doing the math, they might become aware that there is a real problem with illegal immigration in this … Continue reading

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Conflicts

“He shall take care that the laws be faithfully executed…” Constitution of the United States, Article II, Section 2 The Associated Press reports that Barack Obama’s aunt, a native of Kenya is living in this country illegally and is receiving … Continue reading

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Illegal Commodity

All too often lost in all the conflicting rhetoric about illegal immigration is one persistent bit of nastiness: human trafficking. A major smuggling ring has just been broken up in Arizona, with authorities raiding a large number of "drop houses", … Continue reading

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Inadvertent Slip

AFP has a dramatic, sob-story article about how Arizona's anti-illegal immigration law is beginning to cause what they dub 'Hispanic Panic.' It seems employers are firing illegals, many of whom are fleeing the state, either back to Mexico or to other … Continue reading

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That “Surprise!” Thing Again

A few days ago, I posted about the apparently surprising news that enforcing laws against illegal immigration actually works in getting illegals to go back to their own countries. Lo and behold, Reuters has just noticed the same thing. Illegals … Continue reading

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Scottsdale, Arizona: No More

In response to the murder of a Phoenix police officer in September of this year, police in Scottsdale, Arizona have begun asking every, single suspect they arrest for proof of citizenship. If none is produced, Federal immigration authorities are notified. … Continue reading

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Losing The Talent Battle

Craig Barrett, the chairman of Intel Corporation, points out that Europe is making a smart move on granting visas to highly educated foreign immigrants, one that will severely disadvantage the United States in the brain game, as it were. While … Continue reading

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Surprise: Enforcement Actually Helps Control Illegal Immigration

The Tucson Citizen reports that many illegal immigrants are fleeing Arizona in the face of the new state laws mandating sanctions on employers who hire illegals. It is still only a trickle, but the numbers will almost certainly increase if … Continue reading

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Intifada On The Mexican Border

This is just lovely. It seems that US Border Patrol agents are coming under increasing numbers of attacks – mostly by rock-throwing Mexicans – at the US border with Mexico. Agents have responded more aggressively in recent months as longer-range, … Continue reading

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Getting Immigration Right

Amy Chua, a professor at Yale Law School and the daughter of immigrants, pens an op-ed in today's Washington Post about the need for America to get it right on immigration. Getting it right means not veering to either extreme … Continue reading

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Common Sense On Common Language

John Fund comments again today on the deal Nancy Pelosi made with the Hispanic Caucus to kill a bipartisan amendment to a funding bill that provides money to FBI, NASA and Justice Department. That amendment would have indemnified the Salvation Army and … Continue reading

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The Minefield

The Wall Street Journal reports that there is growing anxiety among Democrats over immigration issues (like the one in the previous post. Many of the politicians feel that they are in real danger of alienating traditional core constituencies over the … Continue reading

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A Problem For Democrats

The Democratic party may be already starting to hurt itself on immigration issues by this latest example that John Fund writes about today. Both the House and the Senate passed legislation that would shield the Salvation Army specifically and other employers … Continue reading

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Changing The System

Steven Malanga, writing in the Washington Post, points out that there is more than just a problem with illegal immigration – there are also problems with the legal immigration system. Those problems need rectification but it will take a discussion over how … Continue reading

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The Immigration Issue

Peter Brown, assistant director of the Quinnipiac University Polling Institute, has an opinion piece over at The Politico that should be a must read for Republican party strategists. Brown confirms what I have been saying for some time now: illegal … Continue reading

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