More Immigration Articles

  • Kinship, bloodlines matter to everyone

    The Supreme Court rightly put a temporary hold on the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 4th Circuit's 2-1 decision to reject the freedom of Virginians to affirm the uniqueness of the marital relationship in their laws. But the untold story from the Appeals Court ruling is its linguistic gymnastics --...

  • Obama's domestic agenda forgotten as Ferguson takes over spotlight

    Unrest over the police shooting of an unarmed teenager in Ferguson, Mo., has completely overshadowed President Obama's domestic priorities, the latest in a string of crises that have derailed the president's agenda.

  • Random thoughts

    A collection of thoughts on the world today.

  • Honduran foreign minister visits US-Mexico border

    McALLEN, Texas (AP) — The foreign minister of Honduras said Tuesday on a visit to the Texas-Mexico border that she was pleased to see the flow of unaccompanied child immigrants has slowed after efforts in her country to dissuade citizens from embarking on the dangerous journey to the United...

  • Lawmakers target immigrant driver's license scams

    SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Legislation sent to the governor's desk Tuesday intends to crack down on people who try to make immigrants pay unnecessary fees for driver's licenses. Under a law signed by Gov. Jerry Brown last year, California will start issuing licenses to immigrants in the U.S....

  • Public schools will soon be 'majority-minority' --- and that's without the help of illegal immigrants

    The influx of thousands of illegal student-age children is not the reason why -- it's because Asians and Hispanics are having more U.S.-born children.

  • Joint U.S.-Guatemalan anti-drug program jeopardized by Central American government's late payments

    A joint U.S. and Guatemalan anti-narcotics aviation program is in trouble after less than a year in operation due to chronic non-payment of a key contractor by the Central American government.

  • An Obama amnesty isn't fair and won't solve the immigration crisis

    If Americans really supported amnesty, lawmakers would have given them what they wanted rather than spend the past seven years arguing about "comprehensive" immigration reform.

  • Rick Perry fights back, calls indictment against him politically motivated

    "This is not how we settle political differences in this country," he told "Fox News Sunday." "We settle political differences at the ballot box."

  • Plan to send immigrant kids to NY church draws ire

    COMMACK, N.Y. (AP) — The possibility that a suburban New York church would play host to some of the tens of thousands of immigrant children illegally crossing the United States' border with Mexico to reunite with family is causing an uproar in one Long Island community. The Rev. Dennis Walker...

  • Possible immigration rift for Obama with Democrats

    WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama is facing potential rifts with members of his own party in tough re-election contests as he barrels toward a fall fight with Republicans over his ability to change immigration policies. If Obama takes the broadest action under consideration — removing...

  • Political landmines ahead for Democrats as Obama considers executive action on immigration

    As President Obama considers using his executive authority to address border security, his own party's Senate candidates worry about how it will affect the midterm elections.

  • 28 Cuban migrants found in Florida Keys

    KEY WEST, Fla. (AP) — Twenty-eight Cuban migrants have been found on an island in the Florida Keys. Officials say a good Samaritan alerted authorities Friday morning to the migrants on Marquesas Key. The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission transported the migrants to Key West....

  • US sees surge in Cuban rafters aiming for Florida

    MIAMI (AP) — One early morning this April, Dairon Morera climbed onto a raft of aluminum tanks with 22 other people, revved up a Volvo car motor and pushed off the Cuban shore, joining a never-ending stream of islanders desperate to reach the United States. "The biggest dream a Cuban has is to...

  • Official: Second illegal immigrant wave of 30,000 coming in September, October

    A second wave of some 30,000 unaccompanied illegal minors from violence-ravaged Central American nations is expected to swamp the U.S.-Mexico border in September and October, according to a top immigration group.

From the Weekly Standard

  • Appalling

    The president is appalled. Indeed he said this afternoon that "the entire world is appalled by the brutal murder of Jim Foley by the terrorist group, ISIL." The act of violence that killed Jim...

  • Annihilate ISIS

    Here are the two best responses I've seen so far to the latest barbarism from ISIS. My friend Seth Leibsohn, now a talk radio host in Phoenix, emails with a short-term suggestion:

  • Poll: Voters Overwhelmingly Oppose Executive Action On Immigration

    American voters says they would prefer President Barack Obama work with Congress rather than use executive action to address the illegal immigration crisis at the border, according to a detailed...