"We're going to build a wall...I am not going to sit there and let sex trafficking go unabated," DeSantis said.
Fifth Circuit Rules Against Texas in Case Where State Claimed Immigration and Drug Smuggling Qualify as "Invasion"
The ruling is mostly based on statutory issues, but also covers the "invasion" question.
Trying to block immigration by law just means that we’ll get it flowing around the law enforcers.
From March 2021 to July 2023, 74 people were killed and nearly 200 were injured in vehicle chases occurring in counties affected by Operation Lone Star.
My New USA Today Article on How Biden Can Ease Border Problems by More Fully Implementing His Own Plans to Make Legal Immigration Easier
The article is coauthored with David Bier of the Cato Institute.
Formerly fringe immigration policies have gone mainstream in the Republican Party.
The former two-term governor discusses why Florida is attracting more people than any other state in the country.
Former Gov. Jeb Bush makes the case for why "Florida works pretty good."
From “ideological screening” to barring entire cultures deemed “hostile to…the American way of life,” the candidates have big plans to target legal immigrants too.
In the director's own words, this is "a sequel to five different things."
There is little, if any, comparison between the terrorist threat that Israel faces and security problems along the U.S.-Mexico border.
Letting those who want to do so leave and flee abroad is both a moral imperative, and a way to help Israel defeat Hamas faster, and with less harm to innocent people.
Their proposal raises obvious free speech concerns.
What Swift v. Tyson has to say to The Slaughter-House Cases
If multimillionaire José Alvarado can't figure out how to get his family here, what hope do other Venezuelan migrants have?
Admitting students to America as refugees provides resettlement in America, overcoming the need for an F-1 visa and the challenge of travel documents.
Conflating these issues only serves to make the debate over U.S. immigration policy more toxic and stupid than it already is.
Biden's Cruel Resumption of Deportation Flights for Migrants Fleeing Venezuela's Socialist Dictatorship
The policy is simultaneously unjust and at odds with other administration policies on Venezuelan migration.
Liberland President Vít Jedlička is still optimistic that these setbacks are just steps toward autonomy for his new country on the disputed Croatian and Serbian border.
Spousal Rape Conviction Reversed Because Lower Court Didn't Give Defendant Access to Accuser's Immigration Records
One of the defense's theories was that "the requested immigration records" might "support [the ex-wife's] motive to fabricate because claiming she was a victim of a sexual assault would provide a way to continue her legal residency in the United States without assistance from Appellant after her divorce."
On Friday, the Texas representative will introduce a resolution rebuking recent pushes to conduct military operations against Mexican cartels without Mexico’s consent or congressional authorization.
With a second term, the former president promised to end California's water shortage, clear homeless encampments, and conduct the biggest deportation operation in American history.
Conceptually, it's all a bit vague, but it sure looks amazing.
“I believe in the idea of amnesty for those who have put down roots and lived here, even though sometime back they may have entered illegally,” Reagan said in 1984.
It’s highly unlikely that it would pass constitutional muster.
Federal and New York City officials recently adopted policy changes on migrant work permits and zoning reform similar to those advocated here (though probably not because I advocated them!)..
They come at a critical time, as labor shortages persist and cities struggle to provide for newcomers.
This measure will enable some 472,000 Venezuelans who arrived between 2021 and July 2023 to legally live and work in the US for up to 18 months.
States that allow home chefs to sell perishable foods report no confirmed cases of relevant foodborne illness.
Plus: A listener asks the editors to name America's unsung or undersung heroes.
St. Paul police officer Heather Weyker has thus far managed to get immunity for upending Hamdi Mohamud's life.
Plus: The Biden administration weighs a "remain in Texas" policy, California slowly but surely reforms its housing-killing environmental review law, and more...
Federal Court Rules Against Texas in Case Where State Claimed Immigration and Drug Smuggling Qualify as "Invasion"
The court ruled that the definition of "invasion" is a political question, and that Texas therefore could not rely on the Invasion Clause to justify placing buoys in the Rio Grande River in defiance of federal law.
Labor Day is the right time to remember that we can make workers vastly better off by empowering more of them to vote with their feet, both within countries and through international migration.
My New "The Hill" Article on Dubious Lawsuit Challenging Immigration Parole Program for Migrants Fleeing Socialism, Oppression, and Violence in Four Latin American Nations
The case was filed by 20 red states seeking to dismantle the CNVH program extending the successful Uniting for Ukraine policy to migrants fleeing Cuba, Nicaragua, Venezuela, and Haiti.