Posts Tagged ‘ National Review Online ’

The Legal Workforce Act (A Debate)

The Legal Workforce Act (A Debate)

One of the central points of focus for the illegal immigration debate recently has been the use by employers of the federal government’s E-Verify system for checking the immigration status of potential or existing employees. Now Lamar Smith, the Chairman of the House Judiciary Committee, has introduced a bill, H.R. 2164, which purports to mandate E-Verify...
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Americans Win!

Americans Win!

Conversely, you could say that the Chamber of Commerce and ACLU have lost, and lost big-time. Overall, it was a very good day for the Supreme Court of the United States, or as law nerds like to call it, SCOTUS. However, it was an even better day for Arizonans, and for those of us...
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Doing What’s Right

Doing What’s Right

Even though it seems like we have nothing to report these days but discouraging news, e.g. the continuing indifference of the administration and large swathes of Congress to enforcing immigration laws, the mounting body count along our southern border, and the lack of real discussion of immigration limitation and reform among public officials, there...
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New York’s Get Out Of Jail Free Card

New York’s Get Out Of Jail Free Card

I have some incredibly disturbing news to report to you today that entails gutting an effective program involving the collaboration of the Immigration and Customs Enforcement agency and the New York Department of Corrections. As many of you might know, one of the best means of apprehending and deporting criminal aliens is consistent cooperation between federal...
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Barack Obama’s Alternate Reality

Barack Obama’s Alternate Reality

Yesterday the President delivered his much-anticipated address on immigration at the Chamizal National Memorial Park, a landmark that commemorates the settlement of  a century-long border dispute centered around the Rio Grande, which has traditionally served as the demarcation line between what is Mexico and what is the United States.
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When Less Is More (Intelligence Squared Debate)

When Less Is More (Intelligence Squared Debate)

This past tuesday I had the distinct pleasure of attending an Intelligence Squared debate whose subject is one that this website has addressed repeatedly in the past, although admittedly, not as often as I would have liked. The drive to thwart repeated amnesty proposals introduced throughout this past year has not given us the opportunity...
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Beefing Up Employer Verification

Beefing Up Employer Verification

An interesting article published in today’s Wall Street Journal explores the efforts of the Bureau of Immigration and Customs Enforcement to punish businesses that employ illegal aliens.
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Two Californias

Two Californias

A fascinating essay by historian Victor Davis Hanson was published in National Review recently. As a native and permanent resident of California’s Central Valley, he’s seen the dramatic changes that have occurred with the removal of most barriers to emigration from Mexico and Central America.
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To Dream the Racist Dream

  More proof, as if more proof was needed, that The push for this latest installment in the amnesty layaway plan known as DREAM has been riddled with identity politics from the beginning. The only reason Harry Reid is demanding that the Senate pass this monstrosity in the first place is as a reward...
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The Consequences Of Open Borders

The Consequences Of Open Borders

I have to preface this post by admitting that I’m not the greatest admirer of Paul Mulshine, long-time columnist for the Newark Star-Ledger. However, he penned a Thanksgiving Day column that caught my eye because it addresses many of the same issues you’ve seen tackled on this site.
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