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    More Arizona Bashing

    Today, Attorney General Eric Holder held a pep rally for state and local law enforcement officials who object to the Arizona immigration law. Perhaps having not read the law himself he hoped to bring in some law enforcement officials who might have. More likely it is just another attempt by … More

    Rolling Arizona Just Business as Usual for Obama DOJ

    As Andy McCarthy pointed out over at National Review Online, Attorney General Eric Holder seems to be profiling Arizona. Holder said on NBC’s “Meet the Press” two weeks ago that the Justice Department was “considering” filing a lawsuit opposing Arizona’s immigration enforcement law. Yet a week ago he admitted in … More

    Morning Bell: Raising Arizona's Defense

    It isn’t easy being Arizona these days, especially when President Barack Obama puts politics before Americans’ interests, a foreign head of state before the United States, and an agenda of apology before much-needed, sensible reforms. But that’s just what happened this week when Mexican President Felipe Calderon visited Washington, DC. … More

    New Arizona Immigration Law Makes Sense

    Today, Arizona Governor Jan Brewer signed into law a bill that would make it a state crime to be in the U.S. illegally and would allow state law enforcement to require individuals to produce proof that they are in the U.S. legally. This decision is a major stepping stone in … More

    As Border Security Deteriorates, Arizona Continues Its Push to Control Illegal Immigration

    Just days after Arizona Governor Jan Brewer stated that the Arizona border with Mexico was “out of control,” the Arizona legislature passed legislation that would make it a violation of state law for individuals to be in Arizona without proper documentation. The bill would permit law enforcement personnel to stop … More

    ICE Student Visa Bust Shows Value of Enforcement

    Yesterday, 81 international students living in the U.S. on student visas were arrested at a Miami language school for repeatedly not showing up for class. No, this wasn’t Senior Skip Day—these students were violating the conditions of their visas which require them to actually go to school here in the … More

    Outside the Beltway: E-Verify Law Gains Traction in Virginia

    Following the lead of a handful of other states, the Virginia House yesterday passed a bill by an 82–13 margin that would require all state agencies, public contractors and Virginia-based employers with 15 or more employees to ensure that any potential hires are eligible to work in the United States. … More

    Illegal Immigration’s Decline Is a Lesson for Immigration Reform

    The Department of Homeland Security recently published a report on the total population of illegal immigrants in the U.S.  The conclusion: the overall illegal immigrant population decreased from 11.6 million to 10.8 million in 2008, down further from 11.8 million in 2007. As both the DHS report and an earlier … More

    5 Myths About White House Immigration Reform

    1. There will be lots of positive measures in the bill that conservatives will support. That does not matter. A massive amnesty will overwhelm all the positive affects of visa reforms, added security workplace enforcement , and even establishing temporary worker programs. That is exactly what happened when the same … More

    Immigration Amnesty Bill—Will it Rise From Grave?

    In another affirmation of the truism, “You can’t fool all of the people all of the time,” President Obama’s base has noticed that his promise to push through an amnesty bill looks pretty hollow. “Thirty-seven words,” writes Ruben Navarrette Jr for CNN, “In this week’s State of the Union address … More