The bottom line is that only an act of Congress can remove the discretionary authority of the executive branch to enforce immigration law.
Regardless of whether one agrees with DACA’s aims, an executive order should not be the vehicle for resolving a hotly debated political issue. Elections should.
Supreme Court Chief Justice John Roberts is a politician — a politician who consistently makes laws, inconsistently applies the Constitution, and can’t be voted out of office.
“If the Chief Justice believes his political judgment is so exquisite, I invite him to resign, travel to Iowa, and get elected,” Cotton said.
Barr recounted numerous significant instances in which a coalition of primarily unelected bureaucrats have obstructed Trump’s use of presidential powers to an extent they never have for any other president.
It’s not the president or the Supreme Court’s job or power to make laws. It’s Congress’s. And even though DACA is a good idea, Congress hasn’t made it law, so nobody else should either.
Mazie Hirono thinks Americans ought to think about climate change, arguing that climate change should be thought of as a “religion” rather than a “science.”
Local pastor Russell Black has been volunteering at the shelter since 2015. Black told The Federalist he has been impressed by the conditions and care at the taxpayer-funded facility for illegal U.S. entrants.
Prospective immigrants have applied, passed background checks, and paid. Why should the line start in front of the people who followed our laws?
It’s strange that a president who transformed national discourse left America with a negligible policy legacy. But Barack Obama deserves it.
The Jeff Flake of yore makes the current Jeff Flake, now a U.S. senator, look like a tinny, whiny, self-congratulatory version of his former self.
While President Trump undoubtedly introduced more foibles into the legislative process, he has not changed its fundamental dynamic.
A caravan of 1,200 Central Americans headed for the United States could provoke a crisis that forces us to face the root causes of our failed immigration system.
White House Correspondent Saagar Enjeti joins Bre Payton on the Federalist Radio Hour. They discuss an upcoming immigration battle and the crazy of covering the administration.
Our parents respected America enough to not come here illegally, even if it meant being imprisoned, tortured, or even executed while they awaited legal entry.
President Trump has proposed a major immigration plan that includes a path to citizenship for nearly two million protected illegal immigrants and $25 billion for a border wall.
While Democrats play politics, too many Republicans are either too willing to give Democrats what they want while receiving little in return, or secretly have no problem with porous borders.
The form of nationalism that is present today, and to which Trump seems to subscribe, is a reaction to something that has been going within our communities.
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