Posts Tagged ‘ Center for Immigration Studies ’

Good News

Good News

Today’s edition of the Dallas Morning News carries a fascinating story about a survey just released by the Pew Hispanic Center, which documents two seemingly parallel trends. Namely, a decrease in the number of foreigners entering the United States illegally, and an increase in the percentage of illegal aliens living in the state of...
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Amnesty Is Back

Amnesty Is Back

It turns out that the furor surrounding the Obama administration’s plan to enact amnesty through executive fiat is not simply an exercise in political hysteria by the the President’s opponents, but an understandable reaction by people who’ve witnessed his administration’s unwillingness to enforce immigration laws throughout his first term.  
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Deportees

Deportees

Michel Evanchik, the creator and publisher of this website, made an interesting proposal recently that would, if implemented successfully, address a small part of the current problem posed by the unauthorized presence of millions of foreign nationals within this country.
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Utah’s Dilemma

Utah’s Dilemma

One salutary effect of SB 1070’s passage is the debate it’s generated among state legislators in other parts of the country, especially those in similarly besieged, southwestern states. As I explained in a post several days ago, one of most illegal alien friendly jurisdictions is the state of Utah. Fortunately, that is starting to...
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Rally At The Border

Rally At The Border

From the New York Times, we learn that border security activists have decided to highlight the most pressing domestic policy issue of our time by heading to the border themselves. Putting aside the reflexive use of the word “controversial” as a synonym for bad, this story highlights a few important points.
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The Camp of the Saints

The Camp of the Saints

The problem of broken borders is one shared by our neighbors to the north, as this story from the Voice of America illustrates. Apparently, a ship filled of Tamil refugees is seeking to dock in Canada, most likely because of its extremely liberal asylum policies.
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Incrementalism (Subtraction Through Attrition)

Incrementalism (Subtraction Through Attrition)

  One of the chief conceits of the open borders lobby is that our position, i.e., deportation through attrition, is an unworkable strategy whose logical consequences have not been properly considered. The only problem with that line of reasoning is that it’s not accurate. Gradualism has been plotted out meticulously by those with an expertise...
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Guess Who’s Got A Green Card

Guess Who’s Got A Green Card

If your answer is Al Qaeda’s replacement for 9/11 mastermind Khalid Sheikh Mohammed, then you would be correct. It turns out that Al Qaeda facilitator and terrorist mastermind Adnan Shukrijumah was just as familiar with the United States as the man who inspired the Ft. Hood massacre, Yemeni cleric Anwar al-Awlaki.
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Immigration Reading List

Courtesy of our friends over at the Center for Immigration Studies.  Remember, you can’t take action until you have all the facts, and no think tank or public policy organization in this country is better at assembling and synthesizing the facts about the multi-faceted issue of immigration than Mark Krikorian and the CIS.
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