Posts Tagged ‘ CIS ’

The Race For The White House (Mark Krikorian Weighs In)

One of the prerequisites for any immigration debate taking place in North America or Europe is that no advocate for reasonable immigration policies be given an equal opportunity to voice his or her views on the subject. The very notion that someone opposing unfettered third world immigration might be given the chance to articulate the...
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Desert Visions (Update on Dicks Peak Fire)

Desert Visions (Update on Dicks Peak Fire)

The chaotic, lawless status quo maintained on our southern border is one of our least-reported domestic catastrophes. This isn’t surprising when you consider the fact that our news media view themselves primarily as a platform for immigrants, illegal aliens and their benefactors more than objective outlets designed to convey pertinent information to the broader...
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Supreme Politics

Supreme Politics

Many of you are probably wondering how the untimely passing of Justice Scalia will impact Texas vs. United States, the landmark case which will determine whether or not President Obama has the authority to unilaterally modify federal immigration law. Thankfully, Jon Feere  has a written a fantastic blog entry which explains all of the...
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Genuine Debate

All too often the choices offered to the American public come down to differences of packaging. Would you rather vote for the interventionist, open borders, chubby white guy, or the interventionist, open borders, svelte Hispanic male? The media’s relentless denial of the facts and refusal to acknowledge alternative points of view only entrenches the...
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Mapping Dysfunction

  One of the most useful methods for understanding our current immigration crisis is looking at the cumulative effect of our government’s endorsement, both tacit and explicit, of illegal immigration. The Center for Immigration Studies has developed a handy tool that helps individual citizens do this. Namely, their sanctuary cities map.
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Hart-Celler 50 Years On

Hart-Celler 50 Years On

Today marks the half-century mark of what is one of the most important-and arguably, the most disastrous-pieces of domestic legislation enacted by the United States Congress. Manipulating the national sense of shame over what were genuine grievances felt by black Americans whose fundamental civil rights had been denied, Lyndon Johnson and his former legislative...
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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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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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