Immigration (page 2)

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    Hanson offers ‘modest’ immigration proposal

    Victor Davis Hanson of National Review Online offers a suggestion for housing detained illegal immigrants. Representative Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D., N.Y.) believes that American detention centers that house illegal aliens — over 1 million illegal arrivals during the last six months alone — are similar to “concentration camps.” A…
    Mitch Kokai, July 10, 2019
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    Still the Greatest!

    The members of America’s intellectual elite seem to get some kind of perverse pleasure from denigrating their own country, but ordinary people the world over know better. In a recent article at Forbes.com, Adam Ozimek provides this table showing the results of a 2013 Gallup poll: Read the…
    Jon Guze, July 3, 2019
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    New Carolina Journal Online features

    Lindsay Marchello reports for Carolina Journal Online on new school-funding recommendations from a governor’s commission. John Hood’s Daily Journal tackles the debate over N.C. sheriffs working with federal immigration enforcement agents.
    Mitch Kokai, June 26, 2019
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    Obama administration deleted evidence of immigration concerns

    Jason Hopkins of the Daily Caller details disturbing news about government transparency within the closing days of the Obama administration. The Obama administration deleted hundreds of speeches and statements on the Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) website just hours before President Donald Trump officially entered office, according to…
    Mitch Kokai, June 14, 2019
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    National Review editors label Trump’s border deal a win

    Editors at National Review Online offer President Trump praise for his latest actions related to the southern border. President Trump evidently knows something about the art of the tariff threat. His unorthodox Twitter diplomacy has gotten Mexico to make potentially important public commitments on immigration enforcement. Trump said…
    Mitch Kokai, June 12, 2019
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    Sounds Reasonable to Me

    In a thoughtful review of a Eric Kaufmann’s Whiteshift: Populism, Immigration, and the Future of White Majorities, National Review’s Robert VerBruggen offers a sensible, middle of the road position on immigration:  The current immigration system is a complete disaster. We hand out a million…
    Jon Guze, April 18, 2019
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    Goldberg has criticism for both sides in border dispute

    Jonah Goldberg writes at National Review Online that both political camps get the southern border story wrong. When President Trump shut down the government in an attempt to force Congress to fund a border wall, Democrats and liberal journalists — including many mainstream reporters — responded by insisting…
    Mitch Kokai, April 4, 2019
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    “The Real Border Crisis Is About Foreigners Gaming America’s Asylum Laws”

    That’s the title of a new piece at the Federalist by population economist Lyman Stone. In it, Stone explains why, “We need a wall, but we also need the resources to defend the wall: judges to convict violators, court officers to manage detention centers, etc.” Here are some excerpts:…
    Jon Guze, February 18, 2019