Immigration (page 7)

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    Court ruling falls flat

    No, federal Judge James Robart of Washington state is not a “so-called judge,” and President Trump was wrong to apply that label to him. Still, Robart’s response to Trump’s immigration order has a questionable legal basis, as Rich Lowry explains at National Review Online.
    Mitch Kokai, February 8, 2017
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    National Review editor explores claims that Trump’s actions are ‘un-American’

    Rich Lowry‘s latest column at National Review Online responds to critics of the Trump administration’s order involving immigration restrictions. The surefire way to bring the word “un-American” into vogue is to propose a restriction on immigration, no matter how minor. Democrats, who…
    Mitch Kokai, February 1, 2017
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    New Carolina Journal Online features

    Dan Way reports for Carolina Journal Online on a libertarian analyst’s criticism of President Trump’s immigration order. John Hood’s Daily Journal explains why the federal government should reduce, not increase, its involvement in funding transportation projects.
    Mitch Kokai, February 1, 2017
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    New Carolina Journal Online features

    Dan Way reports for Carolina Journal Online on the Durham protest linked to the Trump administration’s immigration orders. Roy Cordato’s Daily Journal urges N.C. policymakers to repeal what he labels “Obamacare Light.”…
    Mitch Kokai, January 31, 2017
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    Shlaes examines the immigration debate

    Amity Shlaes‘ latest Forbes column ponders the contentious debate over immigration. “IMMIGRATION restrictionist = racist.” “Restrictionist nation = racist nation.” These are the basic equations animating the opponents of President-elect Donald Trump’s call to restrict illegal immigration. But I write this after…
    Mitch Kokai, December 7, 2016
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    Federal bureaucrats contribute to immigration concerns

    Adam Kredo of the Washington Free Beacon reports on a federal bureaucratic blunder that will cause headaches for those worried about illegal immigrants and terrorism. The U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) has issued thousands of duplicate green cards to immigrants, including many that…
    Mitch Kokai, November 30, 2016
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    Immigrants and American capitalism

    Forbes publisher Rich Karlgaard focuses his latest column on the vital role immigrants have played in American capitalism. B.C. Forbes was born in Scotland. He remained a Scottish highlander to his kilts, as have his sons and grandsons, the eldest of whom, Steve, is…
    Mitch Kokai, October 28, 2016
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    Forbes ventures into immigration debate

    Steve Forbes‘ latest column in Forbes magazine explores historical changes in America’s approach to immigration. WE ARE AN IMMIGRANT nation unique in history, the only country that consciously invented itself rather than evolved from a mythic past. People came here not to conquer new…
    Mitch Kokai, October 28, 2016