Posts Tagged ‘ Center for Immigration Studies ’

The Nature Of Citizenship

The Nature Of Citizenship

  One of the most remarkable aspects of the current presidential campaign is its unprecedented focus upon some of the more egregiously stupid and deleterious aspects of this country’s immigration policy. In addition to the lethal consequences of municipal sanctuary laws, there is the question of jus soli, colloquially known as birthright citizenship, which...
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Embroidering The Truth

Embroidering The Truth

One of the preferred tactics of open borders enthusiasts, when confronted with reality, is to throw out seemingly enticing facts that they believe might sway less informed observers to their historically unpopular stance. An illuminating example of this scenario occurred recently on the eponymous Stossel, a libertarian-minded talk show broadcast by the Fox Business Network....
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Mythbusting (Sanctuary Cities Kill)

  The Center for Immigration Studies has provided the American public with a store of invaluable research explaining the dimensions of our current immigration problems, as followers of this site-perhaps more than others-are well aware. One of their tireless researchers is their Director of Policy Studies Jessica Vaughan, who testified before the House Judiciary...
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Sanctioning Crime, Spreading Lawlessness

Congressman Barletta, the architect of the Hazleton ordinance targeting illegal aliens, explains how sanctuary cities are endangering American lives. Another timely symposium from the Center for Immigration Studies.
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Beyond Spin

Beyond Spin

On Tuesday, we posted a link to a CIS backgrounder by Dan Cadman which demonstrated the necessity of detention to any system of workable immigration enforcement. The brutal murder of Kathryn Steinle proves that our government’s embrace of illegal aliens-and stubborn refusal to pursue their deportation-has tragic consequences for innocent citizens living throughout this...
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Crime Prevention

In the wake of Kathryn Steinle’s horrific murder, it’s imperative that we continue to make the case for alien detention. She would still be alive today if the authorities in San Francisco had not been proscribed from detaining the criminal alien-with multiple felonious convictions-who would go on to take her life in such a...
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South of the Border

South of the Border

To the surprise of very few, the Associated Press reports that over an 8 month period Mexico deported more Central Americans than the United States. Take particular note of this passage:  In most cases, Mexico holds migrants only long enough to verify their nationalities, and quickly bundles them aboard buses to take them back to...
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Buying Your Way Into America

Followers of this website are well aware of the notorious immigrant investor (EB-5) program, which in practice is simply an elaborate mechanism for foreigners to bribe their way into legal status through this nation’s dysfunctional immigration bureaucracy.
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Next In Line

Next In Line

One of the central conceits of open borders fetishists is the assumption that illegal aliens are somehow being denied equal treatment. Equal to whom is the question which is never addressed, let alone answered satisfactorily, and it’s easy to see why. To treat those who have broken the law-many laws, often repeatedly-on par with law-abiding...
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Countering The Open Borders Narrative

An alternative to the nationally televised deception known as President Obama’s State of the Union address, the words of Mo Brooks are precisely what Congress needs as this administration continues its unprecedented assault upon the Constitution. You can find the rest of CIS’s briefing for the 114th Congress here.
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