Immigration (page 8)

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    Wage stagnation and government action

    Nicole Gelinas writes at Nationsl Review Online about the role of government action in contributing to stagnating wages. Critics of free-market capitalism often point to the fact that the average American worker hasn’t gotten a raise in decades as evidence that free markets have…
    Mitch Kokai, October 18, 2016
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    Meanwhile on the Outer Banks…

    Per the Virginian Pilot, this happened earlier this week: An abandoned makeshift boat that may have carried Cuban refugees washed ashore in Avon Tuesday afternoon. The boat made of metal pipe, angle iron, wood and pieces of rigid foam carried a store of supplies including bottles of water,…
    Michael Lowrey, September 29, 2016
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    Trump and the immigration ‘hawks’

    Eliana Johnson explains at National Review Online why Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump’s changed rhetoric on immigration might not cost him votes among his most strident supporters. Many believe that it was Trump’s firm stance on immigration that propelled him to victory in the…
    Mitch Kokai, August 30, 2016
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    This weekend on Carolina Journal Radio

    There’s no clearer sign of North Carolina’s electoral importance than the fact that both Republican Donald Trump and Democrat Hillary Clinton chose the Tar Heel State as the site of their first campaign stops after the July 4 holiday. Rick Henderson recaps those visits for the next edition of…
    Mitch Kokai, July 15, 2016
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    Presidents and immigrants in perspective

    Regardless of the merits or demerits of Donald Trump’s comments involving immigration limits, recent presidents from both parties have set limits of their own. Alex Pfeiffer of the Daily Caller reports. Donald Trump has received much flak from Democrats and Republicans alike for his…
    Mitch Kokai, June 17, 2016
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    In case you missed it …

    Time Warner Cable News’ “Capital Tonight” program asked for the John Locke Foundation’s assessment of the political impact from the U.S. Supreme Court’s decision to consider President Obama’s executive order on immigration.
    Mitch Kokai, January 20, 2016
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    Getting sued for following the law

    Sean Higgins reports for the Washington Examiner on the dicey proposition facing employers who want to comply with federal immigration law. A new federal guidance for employers illustrates the Catch-22 situation that immigration law creates for them: Businesses cannot employ anybody who is not…
    Mitch Kokai, January 5, 2016
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    Kudlow switches gears on immigration

    Those familiar with Lawrence Kudlow‘s views on immigration might be surprised to read his latest column at Human Events. I know this is not my usual position. But this is a war. Therefore I have come to believe there should be no immigration or…
    Mitch Kokai, December 17, 2015