Immigration (page 6)

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    National Review editor supports Trump on DACA

    Editors at National Review have not been President Trump’s biggest fans. But NR‘s Rich Lowry praises the president’s latest high-profile action. Even in our divided politics, it should be a matter of consensus that the president of the United States can’t write laws on his own. That’s what…
    Mitch Kokai, September 7, 2017
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    A focus on skills-based immigration

    Reihan Salam presents a case at National Review Online for an immigration system based on immigrants’ skills. Shortly after Arkansas senator Tom Cotton and Georgia senator David Perdue released the RAISE Act, a bill that would, among other things, sharply reduce legal-immigration levels, it occurred to me that…
    Mitch Kokai, August 29, 2017
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    Barron’s editorial page editor likes one key piece of Trump’s immigration plan

    Thomas Donlan of Barron’s offers readers his own preferences for American immigration reform. [L]ast week was loftily designated American Dream Week. One of the ways that President Donald Trump celebrated it was to endorse an immigration policy that would put out the national welcome mat for immigrants who…
    Mitch Kokai, August 7, 2017
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    Which is worse: gang violence or talking about gang violence?

    Mainstream media reaction to recent comments from President Trump prompts a response from Scott Greer at the Daily Caller. President Trump used the opportunity of two public speeches last week to highlight the brutality of the MS-13 gang. What the president described was barbaric — but, according to…
    Mitch Kokai, August 1, 2017
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    New Carolina Journal Online features

    Dan Way reports for Carolina Journal Online on demand for notary services among North Carolina’s Spanish speakers. John Hood’s Daily Journal argues that shrinking the size of government requires political courage.
    Mitch Kokai, July 24, 2017
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    JLF’s Mitch Kokai Looks at Battle Over Trump’s Travel Order

    The U.S. Supreme Court has ruled, and now JLF’s Mitch Kokai looks at the impact of the ruling linked to the Trump administration’s travel order. Which majority-Muslim countries are impacted? Kokai offered these comments during the June 30, 2017, edition of UNC-TV’s “Front Row with Marc Rotterman.” Watch it here.
    Donna Martinez, July 5, 2017
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    A valuable lesson from Eastern Europe

    Michael Brendan Dougherty of National Review Online contends that people in Eastern Europe are sending an important message to the rest of the continent. The European Union announced this week that it would begin proceedings to punish Poland, Hungary, and the Czech Republic for their refusal to accept…
    Mitch Kokai, June 20, 2017
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    Mix illegal immigration and the Ivy League, and what do you get?

    Eric Owens of the Daily Caller offers one unsurprising answer. A group of illegal immigrants at Columbia University is demanding that school officials give them free health care. The illegal immigrants also want the Ivy League school to institute compulsory “sensitivity training” for professors and administrators. The illegal…
    Mitch Kokai, May 30, 2017