Immigration

IMMIGRATION BILL Gives DHS Sec. ‘Virtually Unlimited Discretion to Waive Any Manner of Crimes,’ ICE Council Warns Congress | CNS News

By at May 9, 2013 | 10:13 am

IMMIGRATION BILL Gives DHS Sec. ‘Virtually Unlimited Discretion to Waive Any Manner of Crimes,’ ICE Council Warns Congress | CNS News

May 9, 2013 By Craig Bannister -- Sen. Jeff Sessions (R-Ala.) entered a letter from law enforcement officials nationwide warning of the dangers of the immigration bill S.744 into the judiciary committee record today. The letter To Congress from the National Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) Council of the American Federation of Government Employees ... Go To Article

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HERITAGE FOUNDATION REPORT: Amnestied Immigrants Add $6.3 Trillion to Debt

By at May 6, 2013 | 1:44 pm

HERITAGE FOUNDATION REPORT: Amnestied Immigrants Add $6.3 Trillion to Debt

by MIKE FLYNN 6 May 2013, 7:55 AM PDT -- Monday morning, the Heritage Foundation is releasing its long-anticipated study of the fiscal impact of providing illegal immigrants a pathway to citizenship. Breitbart News has received an advance copy of the study. Over their lifetimes, the newly legalized immigrants would add a net $6.3 Trillion to the public debt. Heritage ... Go To Article

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BYRON YORK: With one click, key part of immigration bill becomes ten times more costly | WashEx

By at May 5, 2013 | 11:15 am

BYRON YORK: With one click, key part of immigration bill becomes ten times more costly | WashEx

Byron York, May 4, 2013 Late Tuesday, the bipartisan Gang of Eight released a new version of its comprehensive immigration reform bill to the Senate.  Now 867 pages — up from the original 844 — the bill, known as a substitute, is filled with corrections and rewordings of portions of the first bill.  But it appears there are some substantive changes — including ... Go To Article

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MARK STEYN:: The Immigration Transformation | NRO

By at May 4, 2013 | 12:23 am

MARK STEYN:: The Immigration Transformation | NRO

Most countries in the world have irrelevant numbers of “immigrants.” In the Americas, for example, only Canada, America, and the British West Indies have significant non-native populations. In Mexico, immigrants account for 0.6 percent of the population, and that generally negligible level prevails all the way down through Latin America until you hit a blip of 1.4 ... Go To Article

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HUGH HEWITT:: For GOP Would-Be Presidents, The Border Fence is 2016′s Panama Canall

By at May 4, 2013 | 12:11 am

HUGH HEWITT:: For GOP Would-Be Presidents, The Border Fence is 2016′s Panama Canall

A border fence, "a fence from left to right, from east to west, except obviously the mountainous areas," as Charles Krauthammer put it, is essential to the effort to pass immigration reform. If a serious fence along the southern border is not mandated in the bill--high, double-fencing with access roads for patrol vehicles-- it won't pass. Certainly not in the House, ... Go To Article

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MARCO RUBIO: The Immigration Reform Opportunity – WSJ

By at May 3, 2013 | 2:15 am

MARCO RUBIO: The Immigration Reform Opportunity – WSJ

By MARCO RUBIO, May 2, 2013 Several Senate colleagues and I drew up a reform bill, and now Americans' input will help us improve it. Next week, the Senate will begin making changes to and, hopefully, improve the immigration-reform legislation I introduced with several colleagues last month. This part of the process is a chance to fix America's broken immigration system ... Go To Article

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TED CRUZ, the Anti-Rubio Who Is Determined to Stop Immigration Reform – TheDailyBeast

By at May 3, 2013 | 2:00 am

TED CRUZ, the Anti-Rubio Who Is Determined to Stop Immigration Reform – TheDailyBeast

by David Catanese May 2, 2013 The Texas freshman has become the face of the GOP opposition to immigration reform—and that could boost the senator’s prospects in 2016, reports David Catanese. Three weeks after he was elected to the Senate, Ted Cruz delivered a speech in a dimly lit downtown Washington hotel ballroom addressing the thumping his party had sustained ... Go To Article

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STIREWALT: Boston Bombings May Doom Immigration Deal | FoxNews

By at May 3, 2013 | 1:35 am

STIREWALT: Boston Bombings May Doom Immigration Deal | FoxNews

By Chris Stirewalt, Power PlayPublished May 02, 2013FoxNews.com "At the time of re-entry there was no derogatory information that suggested this individual posed a national security or public safety threat." -- Department of Homeland Security spokesman Peter Boogaard explaining to FOX News that Azamat Tazhayakov, accused of aiding the suspected Boston Marathon ... Go To Article

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ASSIMILATION:: Wrong message on assimilation – The Denver Post

By at May 2, 2013 | 11:11 am

ASSIMILATION:: Wrong message on assimilation – The Denver Post

By Mike Gonzalez -- The Heritage Foundation This undated photo added on April 18, 2013 to the VK page of Dias Kadyrbayev shows, from left, Azamat Tazhayakov and Dias Kadyrbayev, from Kazakhstan, with Boston Marathon bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev in Times Square in New York. (AP Photo/VK) In the aftermath of the Boston bombings, many are asking how someone who ... Go To Article

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BYRON YORK: Could there be another wave of illegal immigration? | WashEx

By at April 30, 2013 | 1:00 am

BYRON YORK: Could there be another wave of illegal immigration? | WashEx

Byron York: April 29, 2013 One argument often heard in the debate over comprehensive immigration reform is that the flow of illegal immigrants from Mexico to the United States, once measured in the hundreds of thousands per year, has slowed dramatically and is not likely to pick up again. "All across Mexico's ruddy central plains, most of the people who could go ... Go To Article

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