November 24, 2019

During the Sturm and Drang over immigration policy in the U.S., advocates of an America First strategy have pointed across the Atlantic as a cautionary tale. Europe, the story goes, has been dangerously naïve in its immigration policies and is now paying the price. The...

November 5, 2019

For almost a year now, the Southern Poverty Law Center (SPLC) has resembled a jetliner experiencing serious engine problems in mid-flight. Yes, it’s still moving forward, but badly hemorrhaging fuel and endangering the lives of its passengers and people on the ground.

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October 9, 2019

A fortified border wall is a powerful deterrent to illegal migration. Probably more powerful is the lure of a porous, loophole-riddled immigration system which attracts aliens who know they can live and work in America for months or years until a backlogged court syste...

September 12, 2019

Immigration law must serve society’s best interests. That is why the public charge rule is good law. And that is also why President Trump’s enforcement of the public charge rule is good policy.

The public charge rule states that an alien shall not be admitted into the U...

July 11, 2019

“Political language is designed to make lies sound truthful and murder respectable, and to give an appearance of solidity to pure wind.”—George Orwell

There is a lot of wind blowing around the halls of power in Washington and state governments lately when it comes to im...

May 27, 2019

While the bulk of President Trump’s immigration policy has been defined by his approach to illegal immigration, our legal immigration system has been desperately in need of reform for decades. This area was given some much-needed attention in Trump’s recent immigration...

April 25, 2019

As migrant caravans continue marching toward our southern border unabated, anti-borders activists will continue to appeal to our collective senses of guilt and compassion to turn public opinion in their favor. Some of their most popular attempts include: “America is th...

April 8, 2019

With the news full of reports about more caravans headed for the border and immigration agents overwhelmed by surging numbers of migrants seeking asylum, it may seem like an odd time for our leaders in Washington to be proposing amnesty. Yet that’s what happened recent...

March 16, 2019

In a scene from Cheech and Chong’s 1977 cult classic, “Up In Smoke,” the perennially red-eyed comic duo are found hiding behind a curtain at Cheech’s cousin’s house after police have barged through the front door.

When a relieved Cheech discovers they’re not actually po...

March 2, 2019

As Jussie Smollett’s apparently fraudulent hate crime house of cards collapsed in spectacular fashion recently, it was awkward timing for the Southern Poverty Law Center (SPLC) to release the latest incarnation of its notoriously controversial “hate map.”

By recklessly...

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