Category: Immigration

Some Dems: Protect kids at border, but not newborns

You might say the inverse about some Republicans: Protect newborns but not kids at the border. I thought of that when watching President Trump’s state of the union speech last night. He announced that he would ask “Congress to pass legislation to prohibit the late-term abortion of children who can feel pain in the mother’s... Read more »

14,000 breaking down fences to enter an America that "was never that great"

The “caravan” of 14,000 who are marching through Mexico to storm the American border obviously know something that some progressives don’t: America is a special place that offers freedom, security and economic stability. For the 14,000 and the hundreds more that are reportedly forming in Central America in a second wave, they would disagree with New York Gov.... Read more »

Number of illegal aliens in U.S. double the estimated 11 million

The number of illegal aliens (a.k.a. undocumented immigrants) could be double the widely accepted estimate of 11.3 million, according to a Yale University study. It’s not some “anti-immigrant,” pro-Trump, right-wing fanatic that has updated the estimate to 22.1 million. This is an explosive study that could mean that estimates of what illegal immigration is costing American taxpayers may... Read more »
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Will illegal immigrants be searched for plastic straws?

Mike Royko gave California Gov. Jerry Brown the nickname Moonbeam. What do you think Royko would say about this paradox?

'Progressives are not served here'

Nor are Planned Parenthood employees and supporters. Nor are people who voted for President Barack Obama. Nor is anyone from the fake news media. If we are to celebrate, as the left is, Stephanie Wilkinson, the owner of the Red Hen restaurant, for asking presidential press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders to leave her establishment because as she said, “This feels... Read more »

Blame both sides for separating families at the border

In what can only be described as abhorrent and immoral, the separation of families that have illegally entered the United States is a political act for which both sides deserve damnation. I can’t find stronger words to describe my loathing for any politicians who are terrorizing children by separating them from their parents in order to leverage a... Read more »
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Dick Durbin's ridiculous take on 'chain migration'

For Sen. Dick Durbin (D-Ill.) the phrase “chain migration” is offensive to African-Americans because some of their ancestors were brought here in chains as slaves. Writes Ethan Epstein in the Weekly Standard: (Subscription may be required) Dick Durbin would like to have a word with the professoriate. It seems that the phrase “chain migration”—a technical term used... Read more »

It's up to Congress to renew DACA

First principle in the DACA debate: Splitting up families and sending a child “back” to countries they have never known is cruel, bad policy and stupid politics. But the Trump administration’s decision to end the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals policy created by the Obama administration is constitutionally sound because  the former president had exceeded his... Read more »

By thumping the Trump travel ban, judges give themselves new power to be backseat drivers

Let us pause for a moment and consider the restrictions placed on future presidents that the 4th Circuit Court of Appeals has imposed in continuing the ban on President Donald Trump’s temporary freeze on travel from nations with a history of exporting terrorism. Thanks to the decision of the Richmond (Va.) liberal-dominated court, future presidents could be... Read more »
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Some interesting facts about immigration

Pew Research Center’s survey of U.S. immigrants has some interesting facts that might be useful in the debate over immigration reform. Among them: The U.S. has more immigrants than any other country in the world. Today, more than 40 million people living in the U.S. were born in another country, accounting for about one-fifth of... Read more »
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