Posts tagged "illegal immigration"

The year's most remarkable, yet untold, story

Record numbers of unaccompanied minor immigrants are illegally crossing into the United States but little is being reported about how they are doing it. It’s a stunning, even heroic, story about how¬†almost three-fourths of the thousands of children apprehended crossing the brooder into the U.S. are from Honduras, Guatemala or El Salvador. How the hell... Read more »

Someday you may need a valid ID to vote

Anyone can walk into a polling place and vote in your place. All that your impostor needs do is be able to roughly forge your name on the ballot application. This, of course, facilitates all kinds of fraud. Now, however, an increasing number of states are considering new laws that would require a valid voters... Read more »

Rhode Island reports illegal immigrants

It sounds like Rhode Island already is doing what Arizona’s new law will do. In the nation’s smallest state, troopers are reporting all illegal immigrants they encounter, even on routine traffic stops. They then are turned over for deportation. Even more amazing, they are doing so under the federal 287(g) program that trains local police to enforce federal... Read more »
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Virginia county knows what the Arizona immigration law will accomplish

A lot and all of it good, according to Price William County officials. For three years, Prince William County near Washington D.C. has had on its books a law similar to Arizona’s anti-illegal immigration law. It resulted in lower crime and fewer babies born without insurance.  How about racial profiling, the thing that immigration activists... Read more »

Leaving "illegal" out of the "immigration" debate is dishonest

Participants in the International Workers’ Day Mass March and Rally in Chicago gather at Union Park today to support illegal immigration. (Abel Uribe/ Chicago Tribune) Yet, everywhere, the fight over the new Arizona law is called a debate over “immigration,” rather than over “illegal immigration.” Thus, a New York Times headline said “Immigration advocates rally... Read more »
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