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DACA Did Not Cause the Surge in Unaccompanied Children

By Alex Nowrasteh - In June, 2012 the Obama Administration announced that it had authored a memo deferring the deportation of unauthorized immigrant childhood arrivals in the United States, a program known as deferred action for childhood arrivals (DACA). The memo directed then Secretary of the Department of Homeland Security to practice prosecutorial discretion toward a […]

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The Silver Bullet that can shoot down Mountains

By Dave Leach – What can counter one lie after another, told by media who used to buy ink by the barrel and now stream by the terrabyte? Only one thing that I know of. But few Christians want to get anywhere near it. I am grateful for all the research by Alex Nowrasteh and […]

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Legalization or Amnesty for Unlawful Immigrants – An American Tradition

By Alex Nowrasteh – Legalization of unlawful immigrants, commonly referred to as amnesty, has been hyperbolically described as an affront to U.S. national sovereignty, the rule of law, and even our Constitutional Republic. However, the U.S. government has a long history of successfully legalizing violators of immigration laws. In 1929, the year the Immigration Act […]

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I thought Dinesh D’Sousa was smart

By Dave Leach –  Dinesh D’Sousa makes great movies but little immigration sense.  I hope Dinesh D’Sousa doesn’t make a movie about immigration. I just watched Dinesh D’Sousa on Huckabee, on Fox. (July 27, 2014).  I watched both his two movies, and was very impressed with his intelligence. But I just heard him, to the […]

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Fake article exposes racism behind anti-immigration movement

Racists making complete fools of themselves is hardly a new thing, but a recent Facebook post may have set a new standard for idiocy. Of course, it comes from a group of individuals opposed to immigration reform. A Facebook user calling herself “Mary Determined” posted a link to a satire article titled “Mexican President Nieto […]

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Fact check: Dan Patrick border crossing claim is highly exaggerated

Texas State Senator Dan Patrick, the Republican candidate for Lieutenant Governor in this fall’s general election, has made a name for himself on the backs of migrant workers from Mexico and refugee children from Central America, depicting them as diseased invaders. As a self-appointed “champion of the border,” Patrick has been at the forefront of […]

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Do Immigrants Steal Jobs?

By Bob Quasius – Professor Ben Powell of Suffolk University debunks the myth that immigrants steal jobs. I agree completely! The foundation for this myth is the flawed notion that jobs are a zero sum game, when in reality jobs are constantly created and destroyed due to our dynamic economy. Economist Alex Nowrasteh has also […]

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Thomas Sowell on Immigration

By Alex Nowrasteh - Thomas Sowell is an influential and prolific writer whose books span the social sciences. My shelves are full of them, decorated with underlines, marginalia, and dog-eared pages. But in his recent columns and comments on immigration, Sowell has not approached that topic with the same rigorous attention to detail that he has […]

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Why is America deporting border refugees to the murder capital of the world?

On Monday, July 14, the first wave of 38 deportees from the border crisis arrived back in their home country of Honduras. The country’s first lady and members of the media were there to greet them. Promises were made that the 38 refugees, all single women and children, would be taken care of, but the […]

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“For I Was a Stranger” debate #3: Proofobia

By Dave Leach – “Proofobia”: calling an interpretation “wrong” without offering an alternative; irritation with a request for evidence. This is the rest of my interaction with Sandra Lee Smith. The first portion was #2 of this series, about the label “lawbreakers” applied to those for whom our laws have made obedience impossible. This is […]

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