More Immigration Articles

  • 'Do-nothing' Congress

    With rare exceptions, we need fewer, not more, laws. Lift your glass to gridlock -- while it remains legal.

  • Gov't closing emergency child immigrant shelters

    WASHINGTON (AP) — The government said Monday it will soon close three emergency shelters it established at U.S. military bases to temporarily house children caught crossing the Mexican border alone. It said fewer children were being caught and other shelters will be adequate. A shelter in...

  • VIDEO: White House ready to take action on immigration

    Press Secretary Josh Earnest says President Obama is waiting on a review from Homeland Security Secretary Jeh Johnson and Attorney General Eric Holder on what options he has to mitigate problems caused by the current immigration system. 

  • New York Times writer says GOP unlikely to suffer from bill to end Obama's deportation program

    Why Republicans probably won't suffer after voting to repeal Obama's deferred action on deportations

  • Obama: We can't get immigration done because of the GOP's 'nativist elements'

    The Republican Party's "nativist elements" have successfully undermined Congress' many attempts to pass comprehensive immigration reform, President Obama griped in an interview published over the weekend by the Economist.

  • Tom Marino addresses confrontation with Nancy Pelosi: Some lawmakers think they're royalty

    In an unusual breach of House decorum Friday, Rep. Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., crossed the chamber to give Rep. Tom Marino, R-Pa., a dressing down, reportedly calling the congressman an "insignificant person."

  • The border bill House Republicans should have passed

    House Republicans refuse to learn the first rule: Clarity in purpose. Or the second rule: Specificity in language.

  • Obama to decide on immigration by end of summer

    WASHINGTON (AP) — A senior White House adviser says President Barack Obama will make a decision by the end of the summer on how to use his authority to address immigrants living illegally in the U.S. Dan Pfeiffer called reports that Obama might delay the deportation of up to 5 million...

  • Dan Pfeiffer: Ted Cruz 'has the power' in the House

    White House senior adviser Dan Pfeiffer fueled speculation Sunday that Republicans would bring impeachment charges against President Obama, saying the House-controlled GOP listens mainly to Texas Sen. Ted Cruz, not Speaker John Boehner.

  • Rep. Steve King: Obama's immigration push would force impeachment talks

    A House Republican on Sunday said the lower chamber would have to consider impeaching President Obama if he proceeds with plans to expand the deferral of deportations for millions of illegal immigrants.

  • Republicans in Congress should move to block President Obama's executive amnesty

    Through his political pandering and various administrative actions, President Obama has helped lead us to crisis as our Central American neighbors flood the United States with tens of thousands of vulnerable children who think a wide-scale amnesty is imminent.

  • Marco Rubio: Obama is the 'greatest impediment' to immigration reform

    Sen. Marco Rubio, R-Fla., predicted Sunday that President Obama's expected executive actions to address millions of immigrants living in the U.S. illegally would deal a major blow to legislative hopes for comprehensive immigration reform.

  • House tumult shows immigration still flummoxes GOP

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Midterm elections that will decide control of the Senate are three months away, and the 2016 presidential campaign will start in earnest soon after. Yet the Republican Party still can't figure out what to do about illegal immigration. It's the issue that vexed Republicans as...

  • Experts: Obama can do a lot to change immigration

    WASHINGTON (AP) — What can President Barack Obama actually do without Congress to change U.S. immigration policies? A lot, it turns out. There are some limits under federal law, and anything the White House ultimately decides to do may be challenged in court as unconstitutional. But leading...

  • Oklahoma lawmakers support Republican border legislation

    Chris Casteel All five U.S. House members from Oklahoma, all Republicans, voted for legislation Friday night to address the tens of thousands of Central Americans _ many of them minors _ streaming across the nation’s southern border. The Republican legislation would provide more money for...

From the Weekly Standard

  • No Law, No Order

    Ferguson, Mo.

  • No Reply from America?

    On Tuesday, August 19, an American citizen, James Foley, was savagely killed. The group of jihadists known as ISIL had previously killed and brutalized tens of thousands of non-Americans. But they...

  • Bartleby, the President

    President Obama insists Republican opposition to his policies has forced him to boycott Congress and resort to governing by executive order. This is only partially true. Yes, Republicans strongly...