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  • How the Supreme Court Justices Reacted to Today's Hobby Lobby Arguments

    President Obama’s health care law made its way back to the Supreme Court of the United States today. In addition to being unsound health care policy by limiting patient choice and increasing costs, it also requires businesses to pay for abortion-inducing drugs. This morning, the Supreme Court heard oral argument … More

    It Doesn't Matter if You're Conservative or Liberal. You Should Believe in Religious Freedom.

    Across social media last week, some in the Twittersphere claimed family businesses fighting for a fundamental freedom want to impose their religious and moral beliefs on their employees. Nothing could be further from the truth. The distortion is part of a fierce national argument into which the Supreme Court is about to … More

    Immigration Reform That Takes Effect in 2017 Isn't The Answer

    Even Sen. Chuck Schumer [D-NY] is acknowledging that the President has a major trust deficit, suggesting that an immigration bill could be passed now and take effect once Barack Obama leaves office. But current immigration proposals – whether they start this year or in 2017 – have a huge problem: … More

    House Immigration Reform Standards Take Amnesty-First Approach

    House Republican leaders this afternoon released principles for immigration reform, including allowing currently unlawful immigrants to live “legally … in the U.S.” This is amnesty. Although no legislative language has yet been drafted, the framework is essentially the same as the Senate bill they say they will not go to … More

    On Immigration Reform, Lawmakers Shouldn't Trust Obama

    In his State of the Union Remarks, President Obama asked Congress to advance immigration reform and he has made clear he wants Congress to grant legal status to those in the United States unlawfully.  This weekend during their retreat, Republicans in Congress are considering what they should do. Congress should … More

    Immigration Reform: What "Step-by-Step" Should Mean

    Immigration reform may be on Congress’s agenda in 2014, and the latest hints have included some Members of Congress referring to a “step-by-step” approach. What they mean by that is crucial to whether such reforms could be a success. There are good reasons to reform the U.S. immigration system—and there … More

    If You Like Border Security, Can You Keep It?

    Deluged with bad news on numerous fronts—especially from the poorly executed rollout of his signature achievement, Obamacare—the president wants Congress to turn its attention to immigration reform. But President Obama is finding his “comprehensive” approach to immigration to be a much harder sell in the wake of the Obamacare debacle.  … More

    White House Report Ignores That We Need a Better Economy, Not Amnesty

    The White House yesterday released a report with state-by-state projected impacts from “commonsense immigration reform” that is “like the Senate bill.” It is the latest in a series of reports from various governmental and private firms that show that the economy will be bigger with increased immigration. On its face, … More

    Immigration: Study on Taxes Leaves Out Costs of Amnesty

    The Institute on Taxation and Economic Policy (ITEP) released a report today calculating “Undocumented Immigrants’ State and Local Tax Contributions.” It concludes that “the 11.2 million undocumented immigrants living in the United States are already paying a significant share of their income in state and local taxes, and that figure … More

    Immigration: White House Report Ignores Unfair, Unworkable, and Costly Amnesty

    Today the White House released a report called “The Economic Benefits of Fixing Our Broken Immigration System,” detailing purported economic growth from immigration reform and drawing significantly on the Congressional Budget Office report on the Senate comprehensive immigration bill (S. 744). The White House’s report fails in several areas. Measures … More