Browsing All posts tagged under »Illegal Immigration«

Number Of Illegal Border Crossings Now 6 Times What Obama Team Considered ‘Crisis’

March 4, 2021 by

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By James Carafano ~ There is a catastrophic crisis that could add another quarter of a million to the population of illegal aliens in this country in less than a year. According to former officials in the Obama administration, the standard for a border crisis was 1,000 attempted crossings a day. Who was on the […]

Supreme Court Ruling On Illegal Immigration A Victory For Trump

June 28, 2020 by

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By Hans von Spakovsky and Cully Stimson ~ In a victory for border security that will help the federal government regain control over the immigration process, the Supreme Court has upheld commonsense rules used by the Trump administration to effectively deter illegal immigrants from making false asylum claims. The 7-2 ruling by the high court Thursday allows the […]

Granddaughter Of Slaying Victim, 92, Backs Trump’s Fight Against Illegal-Immigrant ‘Sanctuaries’

February 16, 2020 by

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By Fred Lucas ~ Daria Ortiz’s voice cracked when speaking at a White House event Friday, as she described how New York City’s “sanctuary city” status let her family—and the rest of the city’s residents—down. Her 92-year-old grandmother, Maria Fuertes, a legal immigrant from the Dominican Republic, was sexually assaulted and killed last month, and […]

NYTimes Sees ‘Hostility…Rejection’ For Migrants, ‘Burden For Mexico’

September 14, 2019 by

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By Clay Waters ~ Again showing the New York Times is at its most liberal on the issue of immigration, Times reporters Azam Ahmed and Paulina Villegas reported from Mexico City after a Supreme Court ruling allowed the Trump administration to limit asylum applications: “For Most Asylum Seekers, New Rule Ends ‘All Hope.’” The text […]

Crimes By Illegal Immigrants Widespread Across US

September 5, 2019 by

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By Hans von Spakovsky ~ The decision by a California appeals court Friday overturning the conviction of an illegal immigrant who shot and killed Kate Steinle in San Francisco in 2015 once again put the national spotlight on the serious problem of crimes committed by people in the U.S. illegally. The appeals court in San […]

‘Are You Comfortable With Tear-Gassing Children?’

November 29, 2018 by

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By Brent Bozell and Tim Graham ~ The well-publicized “caravan” of illegal immigrants has arrived in large numbers at our border near Tijuana, Mexico, despite MSNBC’s Joe Scarborough insisting it was like tales of Martians: “They’re not coming.” They are climbing over and through walls, which CNN’s Jim Acosta lectured the president would never happen. […]

The Left Goes Full Open Borders

October 27, 2018 by

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By Jarrett Stepman ~ It wasn’t long ago that both sides of the aisle believed America’s border laws should be enforced. As President Donald Trump pointed out on Twitter, even former President Barack Obama, at least rhetorically, said that illegal immigrants couldn’t be let into the country en masse and without restrictions. (He said that […]

Invading The U.S. How It Started

October 25, 2018 by

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By Andrew Bolt ~ The invasion force is now 14,000:  Edith Cruz was sitting at home in central Honduras, scanning Facebook on her phone, when she saw the post about the caravan on a community news page. It was Oct. 12. She and her cousin had just opened a small business selling tortillas when they […]

Illegal Immigration – Europe’s Tampa

June 26, 2018 by

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By Andrew Bolt ~ In August of 2001, the Howard Government in Australia turned back the Tampa and its cargo of illegal boat people. Now it’s finally Europe’s turn:    Spain says it will not accept the Lifeline rescue boat left stranded in the Mediterranean after its rejection by Italy and Malta… Spanish Economic Development […]

These California Rebels Are Working With Trump, Not Against Him

May 26, 2018 by

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By Jarrett Stepman ~ The resistance is growing in California. The Golden State has set itself up as the stridently progressive thorn in the side of the Trump administration. California has not just become a sanctuary state in an attempt to undermine federal immigration enforcement, but has gone a step further. Recently, California lawmakers proposed […]

California Officials Back Trump On Crackdown On ‘Sanctuary’ Policies

May 17, 2018 by

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By Fred Lucas ~ California law enforcement and local officials gathered at the White House on Wednesday to make it clear that Sacramento doesn’t speak for them on illegal immigration. The Democrat-controlled state Legislature passed and Gov. Jerry Brown, a Democrat, signed a “sanctuary state” law that prohibits state and local law enforcement from cooperating […]

Homeland Security Secretary Nielsen Shows That She Truly Understands Border Security

May 12, 2018 by

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By David Inserra ~ Testifying before the Senate Appropriations Committee on Tuesday, Homeland Security Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen schooled senators with her strong grasp of immigration enforcement and border security issues. Before what would become a heated exchange over her opposition to illegal immigration—because, you know, it’s the law—Nielsen in her opening statement explained what should […]

Israel Built A ‘Wall’ And Is Deporting Illegal Aliens. America Can Learn

February 8, 2018 by

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By Caroline Glick ~ A decade ago, Israelis gave little thought to the issue of illegal immigration. In 2006, there were 2,766 illegal migrants in Israel, nearly all of them from Eritrea and Sudan, who had entered Israel through its then-open, 150-mile border with Egypt. In 2007, the dam of illegal immigration burst. According to […]

White House Open To Amnesty For 1.8 Million In Exchange For Increased Security, Immigration Restrictions

January 26, 2018 by

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By Fred Lucas ~ President Donald Trump is willing to provide amnesty for 1.8 million young illegal immigrants in exchange for stronger border security and new restrictions on legal immigration The White House would like to see $25 billion for beginning the construction of a border wall along the U.S. southern border, more funding for […]

The Imaginary Hispanic

January 25, 2018 by

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By Daniel Greenfield ~ There are two statistics that explain the Democrat obsession with illegal immigration and open borders. 97% of immigrants in the appropriate grouping identify themselves as Hispanic, but by the fourth generation that number falls to half. Only 7% of immigrants describe themselves as Americans, but 56% in the third generation call […]

Twisting Language: AP Refers To ‘Undocumented Citizens’

September 8, 2017 by

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By Scott Whitlock ~ Talk about twisting the English language into a pretzel. The Associated Press on Tuesday hyped fear about the end of DACA as it referred to “undocumented citizens” in Chicago. In a story promoting that city’s liberal mayor bashing Donald Trump, the AP wrote, “[Chicago] school officials say about a third of […]

New York Times Mourns ‘Sharp Declines’ In Illegal Immigration Under Trump

July 9, 2017 by

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By Tim Graham ~ Our friend Howard Portnoy at Liberty Unyielding found The New York Times on Monday offered the kind of story we saw a few days ago in The Washington Post: A heart-breaking tale of Donald Trump “winning” by discouraging illegal immigration. The front-page article poured out for 1,698 words under the headline “Fearful […]

The History Of ‘Extreme Vetting’ Of Immigrants

April 28, 2017 by

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By Jarrett Stepman ~ The United States began as a nation of immigrants, and it continues to be so today. The ability to absorb people from around the globe is a hallmark of American exceptionalism. America has succeeded mostly through what The Heritage Foundation’s Mike Gonzalez has called “patriotic assimilation,” in which immigrants have not […]

Sanctuary Cities

March 11, 2017 by

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By Edward Cline ~ A “sanctuary city” is no more than a haven for criminals and illegals. I don’t think we need to flaunt the definition of “criminal.” An illegal, however, is a person living in the U.S. who entered it illegally, and collects government benefits, may or may not hold a job, and may […]

Silicon Valley: Brilliant, Greedy And Naive

February 11, 2017 by

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By William R. Hawkins ~ The massive opposition to President Donald Trump’s executive order pausing for a few months immigration from seven war-torn countries, failed states and adversarial regimes seems totally irrational. Normal partisanship cannot account for the extreme rhetoric and violent actions that erupted within hours of the order being issued. What, after all, […]

The Left’s Persecution Of Real Refugees From Islam And Communism

February 10, 2017 by

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By Daniel Greenfield ~ The President of the United States announced that refugees fleeing persecution by a totalitarian regime would be deported. It did not matter that they had risked their lives to come here. They would be sent back. No leftist lawyers crammed airports. No protesters chanted at terminals. No celebrities offered sanctimonious lectures […]

Leftover Obama Refugee Deal With Australia Draws Questions

February 4, 2017 by

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By Josh Siegel ~ In mid-November, just after Donald Trump was elected president, the outgoing Obama administration reached an agreement with Australia to resettle hundreds of refugees to America. Australia’s hard-line policy to deter illegal immigration had banished thousands of asylum-seekers, most from the Middle East, to offshore detention centers on the Pacific island nation […]

State Lawmakers Seek To Stop New York City From Destroying ID Records

January 2, 2017 by

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By Josh Siegel ~ A judge is expected to rule soon on whether New York City can destroy records associated with an identification program commonly used by illegal immigrants who lack Social Security cards or driver’s licenses. Earlier this month, Ron Castorina Jr. and Nicole Malliotakis, Republican members of the New York State Assembly from […]

Debunking The Biggest Immigration Lies

October 3, 2016 by

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By Michael Cutler ~ John Adams famously stated, “Facts are stubborn things; and whatever may be our wishes, our inclinations, or the dictates of our passions, they cannot alter the state of facts and evidence.” Knowledge is power. Nations go to great lengths to steal the secrets of their enemies for a variety of purposes. Conversely, nations […]