Immigration

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    Is the Country With Trump On Illegal Immigration Policy?

    Abolish ICE? It’s a political nonstarter based on a new Harvard/Harris poll. JLF’s Mitch Kokai looks at the fascinating numbers.
    Donna Martinez, July 9, 2018
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    My How Things Have Changed

    In a recent piece at Ordinary Times, Vikram Bath provides some striking examples illustrating how much the Democrats’ position on immigration has changed since 1995: Check out the New York Times in 1995: The White House today welcomed a Federal advisory…
    Jon Guze, July 2, 2018
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    Fascinating Survey Results From Former Clinton Strategist Mark Penn

    From the latest Harvard-Harris poll of registered voters, taken just days ago. The poll comes to us from former Clinton pollster and strategist Mark Penn and it contains fascinating results on a variety of immigration-related questions and issues. For example, how about the latest push from progressives who say…
    Donna Martinez, July 2, 2018
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    Poll results contrast with conventional political wisdom about border controversy

    Chris White of the Daily Caller highlights the apparent impact of recent immigration controversy on voters’ attitudes toward 2018 elections. Democrats’ advantage over Republicans going into November’s midterm election has narrowed to four points, according to a poll conducted shortly after the peak of the family separation crisis…
    Mitch Kokai, June 26, 2018
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    Immigration and political power

    Jay Cost of National Review Online delves into the partisan politics associated with today’s fights over immigration. The American political discourse is not famous for its high tone. We the people do not have dispassionate conversations about the appropriate levels of taxation, regulation, and social welfare, so much…
    Mitch Kokai, June 26, 2018
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    New directions for conservative giving

    Daniel Schmidt and Michael Hartmann pay homage to Michael Joyce, long-time president of the Bradley Foundation, and draw lessons for the future direction of conservative giving, which they see becoming more diverse and personal. There is a lot worth reading in the essay, but some of the areas where…
    Joseph Coletti, June 22, 2018
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    Identity fraud and citizenship

    Will Racke of the Daily Caller details a disturbing report linked to identity fraud and its role in helping illegal immigrants secure citizenship. A new government office created to investigate bogus naturalization applications estimates there are at least 3,000 cases of aliens who used false identities to obtain…
    Mitch Kokai, June 14, 2018
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    There is hope in small towns and there are challenges in cities

    Can we save the small towns and rural areas that are losing people to booming metropolitan areas? Gracy Olmstead explores the options and some of the overlooked costs and benefits what we leave behind may not be all bad, as we go out in search of greater gains: “The…
    Joseph Coletti, April 20, 2018