The "data that exist for this year show consistent declines in major crimes in major cities."
If House Speaker Mike Johnson really wants less chaos at the border, he should look for ways to make legal immigration more accessible—and more attractive—than illegal immigration.
The podcast addresses recent GOP advocacy of military intervention to curb cross-border drug trafficking.
Conflating these issues only serves to make the debate over U.S. immigration policy more toxic and stupid than it already is.
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.
This awful idea is increasingly popular on the right, and has been embraced by several GOP presidential candidates.
Though the 2024 Republican candidate's proposals vary in seriousness, they feature plenty of prohibition and brute government force.
The 2024 hopeful has put together a platform full of big-government action.
Presidential contender Tim Scott, who announced recently, says he will use "the world's greatest military to fight these terrorists" south of the border. He's not alone.
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"If there is freedom, private property, rule of law, then Latin Americans thrive," says the social media star.
Nearly 40 Migrants Died in a Juarez Detention Center Fire. U.S. Border Policy Is Partially To Blame.
America's approach to the border helps contribute to the overcrowding and violence migrants face in Mexico.
There's little reason to believe that any of the tactics Republican politicians are proposing would be effective in keeping fentanyl out of the country.
While a conservative skepticism toward military aggression would be welcome, Republican standard-bearers are all too happy to sign off on war powers in other ways.
Thousands of local, state, and federal law-enforcers have access to sensitive financial data.
Like other authorizations for the use of military force—or AUMFs—it would be an unnecessary, unwise expansion of executive power.
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There's still much more to be done to establish fair and efficient processes at the border.
For the first time, The Great British Baking Show's three best bakers are immigrants to the U.K.
'Arbitrary and Capricious': Judge Blocks U.S. From Expelling Migrants Under COVID-Era Title 42 Order
The judge granted the Biden administration a stay, which will keep the policy in place through late December.
Some states that do not border Mexico have sought to play a role in immigration policy.
The senator from Florida calls for tariffs on imported fruits and vegetables.
Supreme Court Ruling in "Remain in Mexico" Case is a Win for Biden, Migrants—and Fans of Presidential Power
The ruling likely allows end of a cruel policy - but also reinforces broad presidential control over immigration.
The men, women, and children found dead in a tractor-trailer this week were just the latest casualties of an immigration approach that encourages dangerous journeys.
Scrapping the policy is an important step in restoring a fair asylum-seeking process.
Human smugglers at Mexican border won’t be sought after if migrants can come to the U.S. legally.
Deportation proceedings are a second layer of prosecution for people who have either served their sentences or had their convictions overturned.
Texas Gov. Greg Abbott Ends His Onerous Truck Inspection Order Impeding International Commerce on the Mexican Border
The inspections caused great economic harm, and may also have violated the Dormant Foreign Commerce Clause of the Constitution.
The new inspection initiative duplicated screenings that were already being carried out, irking trade officials and truckers—even those who have supported Abbott up until this point.
The controversial public health order will finally meet its end after U.S. immigration officials used it to carry out 1.7 million expulsions.
Almost all of America’s avocados come from a single Mexican state. A threatening message threw it into disarray.
Some good changes have flown under the radar. But there have been few wins—political or practical.
Joe Biden promised to do better by migrants upon taking office, but he fell short in 2021.
The Trump-era border measure relegated 70,000 migrants to dangerous conditions in Mexico while they awaited immigration court dates.
Paid plasma donation is a financial lifeline for Mexican donors and a medical lifeline for plasma-dependent patients.
The administration's processing of asylum claims is shrouded in mystery.