New York University professor Suketu Mehta recently published a book arguing that ‘immigration is a form of reparations’ for past American crimes.
The main controversy of asking about citizenship on the census stems from the much bigger points of what it means to be American and how a representative republic in the 21st century is supposed to work.
Since when is the Supreme Court in the business of going beyond constitutionality to mind-reading as to why bureaucrats devise policies that are constitutional?
Our country should be governed with political power evenly allocated on a ‘one voter, one vote’ basis. However, to do that, we will need the data from the citizenship question on the census.
The administration is accused of politicizing the count, but Democrats’ goal is to blur the line between citizens and non-citizens to up their House seats.
Better Angels is the organizational equivalent of marriage therapists for our polity, hoping to realize the Constitution’s more perfect union.
More must be done, and not just in Texas, because every time a non-citizen votes he cancels out an American citizen’s vote.
Does the 14th Amendment mandate that the children born of illegal immigrants and birth tourists are automatically American citizens? The answer is not as obvious as has been suggested in the press.
How the story of Wong Kim Ark helped to establish birthright citizenship for Chinese immigrants and break down legal hurdles for other Chinese newcomers.
While voting is your right, it doesn’t mean you have to exercise it, in the same way that you have a right to own a firearm, but don’t have to—and shouldn’t—if you can’t do so responsibly.
I had no natural right to citizenship of a country just because I was born within its geographical boundaries. Nor did my parents have the right to give me a citizenship they did not possess.
Birthright citizenship creates birthright loyalty, whereas denying citizenship to foreign children helps alienate the entire family and slows down assimilation.
Mark Krikorian, Executive Director of the Center for Immigration Studies, talks tourist births, illegal immigration, and U.S. asylum laws.
Nations, not unlike families, need to have some sense of identity, even purpose. When a group of people is defined as everyone and anyone, that actually means that it is no one.
“It’s ridiculous. It’s ridiculous. And it has to end,” Trump said. “It’s in the process. It’ll happen … with an executive order.”
Our constitutional culture is falling apart. We must remedy that before it’s too late.
Are Republicans ready to become the party of Dred Scott? I ask, because that’s what Michael Anton wants President Trump to make it look like.
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