Immigration (page 5)

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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
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    Reconsidering Millionaire Tax Flight

    Cristobal Young, a sociology professor at Stanford, says tax and migration data show millionaire tax flight is a myth. He argues that rich people are tied to their communities, that the truly mobile people are the young who want better schools, social programs, and amenities, and that state and…
    Joseph Coletti, February 26, 2018
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    Election 2018: What Do You Think of Trump’s Immigration Proposal?

    From the Civitas Institutes February 2018 poll of North Carolina likely voters:…
    Donna Martinez, February 20, 2018
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    Walter Williams tackles immigration

    Walter Williams‘ latest column looks past the drama connected to President Trump’s recent comments about immigration. I have a few questions for my fellow Americans to consider. How many Norwegians have illegally entered our nation, committed crimes and burdened our prison and welfare systems? I might ask the…
    Mitch Kokai, February 5, 2018
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    National Review editor ponders Trump’s … storm

    Rich Lowry of National Review Online ponders the reaction to President Trump’s well-publicized comments about immigrants’ nations of origin. He was almost surely trying to say that we should pick immigrants for skills (he reportedly mentioned Asia as well as Norway) but typically stated his position in the…
    Mitch Kokai, January 18, 2018