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    Stimulating Illegal Immigration

    There has been considerable debate over whether the proposed economic stimulus bill will actually stimulate anything other than an avalanche of new government spending and higher taxes. Well, the Senate has now ensured that its version of the bill will stimulate growth in yet another undesirable area: illegal immigration. Passed … More

    Operation Scheduled Departure: An Example to Congress on Immigration Enforcement

    Supporters of “comprehensive” immigration reform often purport the zero sum argument that there must be permanent legalization or the forced deportation of all 12 million illegal immigrants. However, a new pilot program by U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) is testing another option. The pilot of Operation Scheduled Departure allows … More

    Morning Bell: Enforcement Works

    Liberals and their pro-amnesty allies in the White House always try and frame the debate over illegal immigration as a binary choice: either we grant illegal immigrants already here citizenship or we spend massive resources forcibly deporting them. A study released yesterday by the Center for Immigration Studies provides more … More

    Law and Order in Blue State America

    On June 22, Tony Bologna and his four sons were driving home to San Francisco from a family picnic in Fairfield. When Bologna inadvertently blocked an intersection with his Honda Civic, he tried to reverse his car so that a gray-blue Chrysler could get by. When Bologna did not move … More

    Women and the Illegal Workforce

    Women are again charging into what was once seen as a realm that was only populated by men—the illegal immigrant workforce. After a recent raid of a factory in Texas, where the majority of those detained were women, the Houston Chronicle published an article discussing this new trend. With heightened … More

    Illegal Immigration in Workplace Would Be 'No Match' for DHS

    With an estimated 12 million to 15 million illegal immigrants in the United States, Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) certainly has a lot on its plate. However, many are now criticizing ICE for its lack of action not against illegal immigrants, but American citizens. In raids since October 2007, ICE … More

    How to Succeed Politically in Bizarro World

    Let’s say you are the mayor of a major U.S. city and that since your first day in office you’ve been subverting federal laws designed to protect our country. And let’s say that after one of your city’s employees was arrested by federal officials for subverting federal law, instead of … More

    These Are The 'Geniuses' We Want Protecting Our Border?

    Today’s David Brooks column details where the left’s campaign cash is coming from including “Goldman Sachs geniuses” “employees of the University of California” and “professionals, like lawyers and media types.” Brooks explains: “Over the past several years, the highly educated coastal rich have been engaged in a little culture war … More

    The Great Wall

    TUCSON, AZ: Congress is not smarter than the Border Patrol. Congress was right to fund the Department Homeland Security’s request to build barriers along the border, but wrong to specify specifically where and how much border fence has to be built—or judge progress in border security on just building the … More

    Border Talk—Who are You?

    TUCSON, AZ: “Who are You?” That’s the question CBP agents worry about millions of times every day when people cross U.S. borders. During my visit to the port of entry in Nogales, Arizona—I learned about better ways to get that question asked and answered. Knowing who you are is a … More