In some non-Ferguson related news… CNN’s Chris Moody spent time with Congresswoman Michele Bachmann and Congressman Steve King last week at the US-Mexico border. Chris discussed President Obama’s new executive order on immigration with...Show More Summary
Robert Litan: If Congress gets around to sending an immigration bill to the president, it should include the H-1B portability provisions that are in his executive order.
The Congressional Research Service (CRS) has concluded that House Appropriations Committee chairman Rep. Hal Rogers (R-KY) is wrong, and that Congress can in fact block funding for President Barack Obama’s executive amnesty order. “In...Show More Summary
Obama went to pains to note that his executive order, giving five million illegal immigrants amnesty, would not qualify them for federal benefits. But new reports are casting doubt on Obama's claims. Despite claims to the contrary, Obama's...Show More Summary
Wow. That's some executive order in illegal immigration amnesty. Except there isn’t one.
President Obama's executive order on immigration will affect the lives of millions of undocumented immigrants — perhaps as profoundly as their illegal crossing into the U.S. did in the first place. It's been a divisive action about people some Americans regard as criminals. Yet what...
Even though many immigration advocates wanted Obama's executive order to do more, a new poll finds that an overwhelming majority of Latino voters support the president's decision to take action. Image: American Spirit / Shutterstock.com The post GOP Take Note: Latinos Support Obama’s Immigration Action, Poll Finds appeared first on RH Reality Check.
I wish that President Obama were not using an executive order in seeking to protect millions of illegal aliens from prosecution. While presidents have considerable legal discretion in individual deportation cases, giving amnesty to whole classes of people who broke the law in entering the U.S. Show More Summary
Republicans are outraged over President Obama's executive action on immigration... even though Ronald Reagan and George H.W. Bush both issued executive orders shielding immigrants from deportation. Republicans are outraged that Obama is behaving as a monarch... Show More Summary
AUSTIN, Texas -- Attorney General and Governor-elect Greg Abbott is prepared to file a lawsuit opposing President Barack Obama's executive orders shielding illegal immigrants from deportation in as little as two weeks. Abbott made the announcement at a press conference Monday in Austin. Show More Summary
Last week, I watched President Obama deliver a speech urging not only Congress to take real steps toward immigration reform, but announce that he would sign an executive order that would prevent the deportation of immigrants who have...Show More Summary
Last week Obama announced an executive order that offers temporary legal status for over 4 million undocumented people living in the United States. This has been a long time coming, and though the order leaves out 6 million other undocumented people, it is a step in the right direction, and a pretty big deal. Yet Obama […]
John Whitbeck remembers when being a Republican in California was "cool." A nostalgic voice seeds through the political junkie's recollections of the GOP back in the day. Today the 37-year-old attorney is on a road trip from his adopted Northern Virginia hometown of Leesville to Richmond. Show More Summary
Bank of Japan Gov. Haruhiko Kuroda has again displayed his willingness to push boundaries, nearly ordering business executives to stop sitting on their profits and raise workers' wages in upcoming negotiations with labor unions.
I had expected -- or feared -- that President Obama would once again let Silicon Valley down with his executive order on immigration. But he hasn't. The president has done practically everything in his power to address the needs of the technology community. Show More Summary
The undocumented immigrants granted amnesty by President Barack Obama’s executive orders will likely cost taxpayers $2 trillion, according to Heritage Foundation poverty expert Robert Rector. “The net cost — which is total benefits minus total benefits paid in — of the amnesty recipients I estimate will be around $2 trillion over the course of their […]
(November 25, 2014 12:22 AM, by Bryan Caplan) While I still harbor doubts about implementation, Obama's recent executive order on immigration exceeds my wildest hopes from two months ago. Yet to be honest, I'm having trouble feeling thankful. Not because I'm afraid he's "undermined the rule of law."... (0 COMMENTS)
Sen. Ted Cruz wants Senate Republicans to block almost every one of President Obama's nominations in retaliation for him immigration executive order. He said so in an op-ed in Politico: "If the president announces executive amnesty,Show More Summary
The Hollywood Reporter has more information on the upcoming cross over episodes from Arrow and The Flash, along with some other information about Arrow. Among the information revealed (not all of which is new): The title of The Flash portion of the pair of episodes is quite literal, The Flash vs. Arrow. Barry encounters a [...]Show More Summary
On Friday, Fox News host Geraldo Rivera posted a brief note on Facebook in support of President Barack Obama's executive order on immigration. On Monday, Rivera called out the "hateful, ignorant and racist" comments he received -- some which mentioned his family. Show More Summary