Posts Tagged ‘ SCOTUS ’

Law & Order: Alien Protection Unit

Law & Order: Alien Protection Unit

ICE SVU does not have an app to report illegal aliens. Shocking, isn’t it?  
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Embrace Debate

Due to events beyond our control, the focus of American Rattlesnake has expanded recently to include discussion of news and information updates closer to home. We’ll continue to explore the complex, vitally important issues that comprise the national immigration debate using this platform. However, for those of you who are looking for more extensive coverage...
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Debating Immigration


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The Rights of States

The Rights of States

It’s difficult to gauge the ultimate impact of this past week’s Supreme Court decision invalidating much of Arizona’s landmark immigration enforcement law, with the exception of Section 2(b), i.e. the clause empowering local police to ascertain someone’s immigration status if  ”reasonable suspicion” exists when he or she is detained.  Even this seeming bright spot...
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Obama vs. the United States

Obama vs. the United States

The actual name of the case, of course, is Arizona vs. the United States, which-as Jan Brewer points out in her wonderful book, Scorpions for Breakfast-is an inherent contradiction. The United States overwhelmingly supports the state of Arizona, and endorses the landmark immigration enforcement law that this administration is trying to suppress. Even so,...
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What Breitbart Left Behind

What Breitbart Left Behind

When Andrew Breitbart died unexpectedly at the beginning of this month he left a void, not only in the conservative movement but in our national political discourse, which is too often characterized by trite cliches and predigested sound bites. Breitbart not only challenged the assumptions of media talking heads, but often changed how mainstream...
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Decision Points

Decision Points

Months of strenuous campaigning, millions of dollars in political advertising, and countless days of retail politicking will culminate in just a few hours, when a select few will decide who will be awarded the first presidential delegates of the 2012 Republican race for President of the United States. Although not always an accurate gauge...
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SCOTUS Takes Up SB 1070

Once again, those of you looking to help defend Arizona-and other Americans hoping to protect their state and country-can donate to its legal defense fund at Keep Arizona Safe.
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The Truth Outs

The Truth Outs

It turns out that the administration’s “record number of deportations” is not all it’s cracked up to be. Let the President explain it himself.  Hat Tip: The Blaze
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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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