Posts Tagged ‘Immigration’

  • The High Cost of Cheap Labor

    “Illegal immigration is a subsidy” for the well-off, who can get cheaper services than they could “if the country had a strictly legal labor market and lower levels of overall immigration,” but it’s bad for American workers and often for the illegal immigrants themselves.”

    National Review, May 12, 2015
  • Legalization by Edict

    If President Obama unilaterally and lawlessly grants amnesty and work permits for 5-6 million illegal immigrants, it “could well be the most extreme act of executive overreach ever attempted by an American president in peacetime.”

    National Review Online, July 29, 2014
  • Obama Aides Were Warned of Brewing Border Crisis


    President Obama not only caused the current border crisis—since the year before his announced unwillingness to deport minors as required by law, the rate of minors illegally emigrating from Central America has risen about 20-fold (from about 300 to 6,000 per month)—but he also ignored warnings it was coming.

    The Washington Post, July 19, 2014
  • Disorder at the Border

    The crisis—or invasion—taking place on our border is a direct result of President Obama’s lawless decree that he won’t deport young illegals and his wider refusal to provide interior enforcement of immigration laws.

    The Weekly Standard, July 21, 2014
  • Why Conservatives Should Say No to Obama-Style Immigration Reform

    Passing Obama-style immigration “reform” would provide a political boon for liberals, weaken our national sovereignty, and lower our per-capita GNP—even if President Obama could be trusted to enforce it.

    Washington Post, February 19, 2014
  • The Wages of Immigration

    Instead of largely mimicking the left’s immigration proposals and pretending that those are a political silver bullet, Republicans should focus on the economic well-being of everyday Americans.

    The Weekly Standard, February 17, 2014
  • The GOP’s Immigration Delusion

    The current push by House leadership on immigration reform risks dividing conservatives, to the benefit of the Obama White House.

    New York Times, February 1, 2014
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    Get Ready for an Immigration Fight the Public Doesn’t Want

    Most Americans, and rank-and-file Republicans, aren’t particularly interested in immigration “reform” that President Obama would selectively execute—but Obama and House Republican leaders apparently are.

    Washington Examiner, January 27, 2014
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    Silicon Chasm

    As Stanford graduate Charlotte Allen highlights, in the world of rich Silicon Valley liberals and the illegal immigration they encourage, there’s no place for the middle class.

    The Weekly Standard, December 2, 2013
  • Companies Lay Off Thousands, then Demand Immigration Reform for New Labor

    Is the “comprehensive” immigration bill designed to benefit the median American, or big business?

    The Washington Examiner, September 11, 2013