Immigration regulation that requires work instead of welfare has been a part of our laws for more than a century, and is based on legal theories that predate the founding of the republic.
The United States can continue to be a place that offers haven for true refugees while also being more selective about who we welcome into our society.
Ken Cuccinelli announced a change Monday that will deny green cards for immigrants on Medicaid, food stamps, housing vouchers, and other public welfare.
Illegal immigration may look good for the economy on the surface, but a deeper look reveals exorbitant costs that disproportionately hurt some of the worst-off in America.
Immigration hardliners need to confront an awkward reality: mass illegal immigration is driven by big business, and it indirectly benefits us all.
It would be ridiculous to allow the 2020 field to obfuscate on an issue that divides Democrats and remains President Trump’s signature position.
Here’s the transcript of what University of Pennsylvania law professor Amy Wax said at the National Conservatism Conference on July 15, 2019.
Congress could fix the border crisis and the asylum fraud fueling it, but Democrats have repeatedly refused in order to exploit a crisis they manufactured.
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.
We’re not very good at instilling American values in immigrants because we’re not very good about instilling them among the native-born.
As the 2020 Democratic White House hopefuls race to propose the most dangerous immigration policy for the nation, a few leading Democrats are calling for a more cautious approach.
The reluctance of many Democrats to secure our border once and for all is only going to increase the probability of more deaths like Oscar and Valeria Ramirez in the Rio Grande.
Like many people, I used to think President Trump was exaggerating the situation at the southern border. Then I learned my application for asylum was being delayed to preference people deliberately breaking U.S. laws.
It’s time to acknowledge that the current family reunion system is broken. So a good question for Democrats is: Why would they reject changes to this system?
Shifting immigration away from family reunification and toward skills-based employment is something the United States should have done long ago.
Liberals who think border enforcement is inhumane need to examine the ways mass border trespassing and open borders create misery.
Trump’s law-and-order supporters seemed stunned. His critics suspected a vengeful trap. Few saw it as what could become the most magnanimous gesture of his presidency.
Francis’s statement disregards not only the sovereignty of the American nation-state, but also ignorance of how generous America has been to the poor and vulnerable of the world.
Whatever their reasons for leaving, a wall or a physical barrier will do nothing to stop immigrants from crossing the border.
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