In a fairly extraordinary speech, Governor Chris Christie of New Jersey, home of Newark airport, is adding a new twist to the US immigration debate. He has compared people entering the US lawfully to packages about which he says, “At any moment, FedEx can tell you where that package is. Show More Summary
America has lost its collective mind. Though there are still plenty of battles to fight (universal reciprocity, Obamacare, illegal immigration, voter ID laws), too many Americans are focused on the
"I find it the height of irony that a party which espouses small government would want to unleash a massive law enforcement effort..."
Due to restrictive immigration laws and the retirement of first-generation workers, Britain is facing a South Asian chef shortage that could see a third of its curry houses close.
WASHINGTON -- Cat Kim, a recent graduate from Columbia Law School, had two missions this summer. One was studying for and taking the California bar exam. The other was preparing cases for immigrant women and children in Texas detention...Show More Summary
Pope Francis will arrive in the U.S. next month, and it’s likely he will speak on immigration laws while visiting U.S. cities. According to Roll Call, Pope Francis will address Congress on September 24, and he will travel to Philadelphia’s Independence Mall on September 26 to speak with immigrants and Hispanic families. Show More Summary
Will Pope Francis use the privileged platform—an address to Congress—that he has been given (why?) by Speaker Boehner next month to say something about immigration? Roll Call: Many advocates for revamping immigration laws have triedShow More Summary
As part of the growing outcry this summer over cities that limit cooperation between law enforcement and U.S. immigration officials, Republicans on Capitol Hill threatened to cut off funding to bring those municipalities in line.
So in addition to being evil and civically awful, ending birthright citizenship would be an administrative nightmare that would actually require vastly more intrusive and complicated immigration bureaucracy and laws.
The Washington Post called out "the myth of the 'anchor baby'" for being a "largely a mythical idea" with little basis in the law. On August 17, Donald Trump released the details of his immigration plan, which calls for Mexico to pay...Show More Summary
Illegal immigration is a policy practiced throughout the nation by thousands of local, state, and federal regulators. Every one of their policies violates the Constitution and federal Immigration law,
Labor and the Greens say the laws, now being debated by the senate, will let guards with barely any training use lethal force against women and children. Max Chalmers reports.
Trump taking it to a new level. No legal change is required to deny birthright citizenship to the children of undocumented immigrants, he told Bill O'Reilly last night. By his reading of the law, those children are not now and neverShow More Summary
Republican presidential frontrunner Donald Trump caused his weekly public stir when he released his first policy paper on immigration. In addition to its proposal to build a massive wall along the southern border and somehow making Mexico foot the bill, it also called for an end automatic...
Several Republican presidential candidates have said they would deny U.S. citizenship to children of illegal immigrants, ending “birthright citizenship” in the country. The issue has a long pedigree in American constitutional law. A primer:
Photo by tofuprod / Flickr Chinese restaurants arrived in America in the 1850s, but it wasn’t until American immigration laws changed in 1965 that the modern era for Chinese dining in the United States began. For the first time in …..Continue Reading "Why L.A. Is Leading the Nation’s Chinese Food Craze" originally published on The Menuism Dining Blog.
A position paper that appeared on Donald J. Trump’s website centered on three principles: a wall on the Mexican border, law enforcement and economic improvement.
Another senseless crime has been committed that could have been avoided if our immigration laws were enforced, and our border secured. An illegal alien has killed four people — including
Residents in a rural Northern California county packed a local meeting Tuesday night over concerns that the state dominated by populous urban centers and Democrats doesn’t represent them. Citing concerns about gun control and immigration, El Dorado County residents told county supervisors...
Three weeks ago, the Republican-controlled House passed the “Enforce the Law for Sanctuary Cities Act” (H.R. 3009). The bill would deny federal funding to cities that refuse to report detained immigrants, also known as “sanctuary cities.” As I will explain below, the federal government cannot require cities to enforce federal law by detaining and handing […]