Posts Tagged ‘ immigration ’

Dream Act Update

Dream Act Update

In an update to a story we’ve been following closely, the supporters of the DREAM Act failed to achieve cloture on a defense spending bill that would have included their little poison pill amendment. It looks like Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid’s attempt to exploit ethnic grievances by pandering to Latino voters seems to...
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Doing Jobs Former Secretaries of State Won’t Do

Doing Jobs Former Secretaries of State Won’t Do

Colin Powell appeared on Meet the Press yesterday, and in doing so reaffirmed the low opinion much of the public has of his expertise on domestic policy matters, particularly with respect to immigration issues. His appearance yesterday focused largely on the merits of the DREAM Act, whose passage he wholeheartedly endorses.
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The Daily Rattle – Immigration News Summary for September 17, 2010

Politicians may play complicated games when it comes to immigration, but the rattlesnake is quick and efficient when he strikes his prey: • The Sweden Democrat party is poised to gain seats in the Swedish parliament and take part in forming a new government. The Sweden Democrats primary platform plank is opposition to unrestricted...
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The Daily Rattle – Immigration News Summary for September 15, 2010

Politicians at home and abroad play immigration for political gain, sometimes for good and sometimes for bad.  And while rattlesnakes live only in our hemisphere, their slithering cousins are everywhere: •  The Atlantic is reporting that Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-Nevada) is bundling in the DREAM Act, which provides a path to citizenship...
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Daily Rattle – Immigration News Summary for September 14, 2010

Illegal aliens villainous and sympathetic take part in our round-up of recent immigration news.  We end with a northern sighting of our mascot:
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The Daily Rattle – Immigration News Summary for September 12, 2010

A round-up of what’s happening in immigration news worldwide and in the United States (finishing with a fact about our favorite reptile): •  Colorado State Representative Randy Baumgardner (R–Hot Sulphur Springs) is working on Arizona-style legislation to fight against illegal immigration in the Mile-High state. Mr. Baumgarden says that illegal immigration costs Colorado over...
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Criminal Immunity

Criminal Immunity

At that increasingly common intersection of the 2nd Amendment and immigration reform we have a story about a man on Long Island arrested for shooting  alleged members of MS-13. Now, I’m not as interested in the claim that these particular individuals were members of Mara Salvatrucha-an extremely violent street gang that originated in Los...
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Turning Over A New Leaf?

Turning Over A New Leaf?

I’m always sceptical of open-borders politicians who suddenly have epiphanies related to immigration the minute their careers are imperiled. Such is the case with Senator John McCain, who’s decided to call out President Obama for his administration’s indifference to border issues.
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Pew Hispanic Center Report

Pew Hispanic Center Report

To put the story  I highlighted a few days ago into perspective, here’s an interactive map provided by the Pew Hispanic Center that illustrates the scale of the problem we’re facing when we speak about illegal aliens.
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Border Wars

Border Wars

One of the National Geographic Channel’s best new programs recently began its second season. The documentary-style program is called Border Wars and it chronicles the inherent struggle in policing the nearly 2,000 mile-long Mexican-American border from the perspective of the Border Patrol and Customs agents whose job it is to protect us.
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