Why did a leading businessman go from calling Donald Trump "a national disgrace" to saying he's doing a good job?
But isn't this really Obama's fault?
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The benefits of a backlash
Warren faced up to 20 years in federal prison for providing humanitarian aid to two undocumented immigrants.
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When Tucker Carlson and Elizabeth Warren agree on trade, regulation, and social media, it's time to rethink a few things.
ICE agents told investigators they were "unaware" of policies to avoid deporting veterans—the same policies the agency assured me it was following in 2016.
The Fight Conservatives Are Having Over Theocracy and Classical Liberalism Obscures How Beaten Their Movement Is
The postwar era has been an endless series of rebukes to social conservatives—and a win for libertarians.
"My intent was to provide them with some basic humanitarian aid."
It took 39 hours for every child to be reunited with their parents.
House Tries To Give 'Dreamers' a Path to Citizenship, but Mitch McConnell Won't Even Consider the Bill
The Senate majority leader says he will not allow a vote on it, despite widespread support for the measure.
So far, the answer is "maybe."
The decision does not reach the merits of President Trump's attempt to divert military funds to build his border wall.
Pondering the right-commentariat's populist-nationalist vs. classical liberal split, on the latest Reason Podcast
After Virginia Beach Shooting, a Quick Pivot to Squabbling About 'Silencers' and Trump's Golf Clothes
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The President's effort to coerce Mexico into blocking the emigration of its own people undermines the distinction between keeping people out and locking them in. It thereby makes US immigration policy analogous to the Berlin Wall.
Americans have long provided migrants with food and water. Why are we now treating that like a crime?
And that whole Voting Rights Act justification? Kinda the opposite, actually.
The presidential hopeful released his immigration plan on Wednesday.
The first court decision on Trump's plan to reallocate federal funds to "build the wall" goes against the administration.
Historian Daniel Okrent looks back at the bigoted "intellectual justification" for anti-immigration policies.
Border Patrol Agent on Trial for Hitting Border Crosser With His Truck Called Immigrants 'Disgusting Subhuman Shit' in Texts
Matthew Bowen hit a man who crossed the border. Then he sent a text calling him a "human pit maneuver."
Bill de Blasio's coming humiliation is just the latest evidence of the outer-borough president's revenge on Manhattan.
A Texas City Attorney Was Arrested and Detained for Helping Three Young Migrants on the Side of the Road
One of the migrants was gravely ill.
A history lesson for Americans
Historian Daniel Okrent's new book, The Guarded Gate, recounts the history of bigotry, eugenics, and the "intellectual justification" of anti-immigration policies.
But even that's a bridge too far for immigration restrictionists.
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Restrictionist allies seethe as Jared Kushner's reform plan fails to reduce overall numbers.
It's not clear if congressional Democrats will comply.
My new book chapter is now available for free on SSRN. It desccribes how "voting with your feet" played a central role in American history, how foot voting is at the heart of much of the nation's success, and the recent rise of dangerous new obstacles to foot-voting. Part of a new book, "Our American Story: The Search for a National Narrative."
The plan is likely to backfire and cause more illegal border crossings by the people most desperately in need.
He says his plan will prioritize highly skilled immigrants and will "maintain our country's humanitarian values."
Outraged by that video of freelance border guards detaining migrant families? Wait til you find out what the official border cops have been up to...
Donald Trump's restrictionist immigration policies are making U.S. universities less exceptional.
They should offer to pay for the transportation of asylum seekers.
A policy alert from the USCIS agency clarifies that smoking weed, even in states that've legalized it, can still be grounds for denying citizenship applications.
Federal judges rule state cannot be forced to assist immigration officials.