Border Security

Immigration Reform’s Fatal Flaw

Sen. Rand Paul, Washington Times

Paul says border security must come first, and he’ll work with House members to make sure of it.

Tea Party vs. Amnesty

Betsy Woodruff, National Review Online

Tea Party leaders are comparing the Gang of Eight bill to Obamacare in terms of federal overreach.

Panicky Reid Pushes Border Vote

Ramsey Cox, The Hill

Reid wants a Monday vote on the bad border compromise before voters grasp that it’s lame.

Amnesty Lovers Embrace Unthinkable

Byron York, Washington Examiner

Amnesty proponents are so desperate to win that they’re even agreeing to more border cops.

IMMIGRATION SCAM EXPOSED

M. Stanton Evans' critique of the Gang of Eight immigration bill, and exposure of the liberal interest groups behind Senator Marco Rubio’s attempt to scam conservatives into supporting it, should carry special weight with movement conservatives.

Rubio vs. Rubio

Erick Erickson, Red State

Rubio is trying hard to reconcile irreconcilable past positions on amnesty and border security.

Senators Rand Paul And Ted Cruz May Save GOP From Itself

Senators Cruz and Paul aren’t going to let Capitol Hill’s Republican establishment continue to pretend that they have no responsibility for the results of the legislation they pass. The conservative Senators are going to get their establishment Republican colleagues on record on the issues that matter to Republican primary voters and the bracing thought of primary challenges from limited-government constitutional conservatives just might be what is necessary for the GOP establishment to save itself from itself.

Paul Aims to Alter Citizenship Path

Melanie Batley, Newsmax

Paul’s amendments to the amnesty bill would take DHS’ powers away & make citizenship hard to get.

Rand Paul Makes Immigration Move

Alexander Bolton, The Hill

The Kentucky Senator’s proposals take aim at three of the most controversial areas of the bill.

Rise in Illegal Crossing Stirs Pot

Byron York, Washington Examiner

Democrats have all-but conceded that the border isn’t secure, yet won’t yield on making it so.

The Tea Party’s Immigration Plan

Matthew Boyle, Breitbart

TheTeaParty.Net’s “America First Immigration Alternative” is fair and would solve the problem.

Amnesty Hinges on Border Security

Byron York, Washington Examiner

Republicans want more border security, Democrats don’t – and that’s what the fight is all about.

Rubio Blunders on Amnesty Sequence

Byron York, Washington Examiner

The Gang of 8’s lead spokesman contradicts himself several times in the course of 2 interviews.

Rubio and GOP Suckers On The Immigration Bill

Until Senator Marco Rubio actually steps up and offers or supports a border security amendment that clearly articulates his bottom line on the improvements he deems necessary to the Gang of Eight bill, it is hard to see him as anything more than a Judas Goat leading the Senate GOP lambs to slaughter.

Border Revision to End Amnesty Bill?

Mike Flynn, Breitbart

Cornyn's pending revision would make securing the border a must before any kind of legalization.

Immigration Bill Hinges on Rubio

Alexander Bolton, The Hill

Sources say the bill will pass or fail based on Democrats’ acceptance of Rubio’s amendments.

Odds Grow Longer for Amnesty

Scott Rasmussen, GOP USA

Voters still favor some sort of legalization, but they also demand that the border be secured first.

Cornyn Opens New Front on Amnesty

Byron York, Washington Examiner

Sen. Cornyn’s proposal still puts legalization before more security, and is wholly unacceptable.

Ready to Take Down Amnesty in House

Matthew Boyle, Breitbart

Several R’s are ready to fight amnesty, but the R leadership may still try to pass it w/Dem votes.

Ryan Endorses House Immigration Bill

The Hill

Why does PRyan endorse the bad House amnesty bill when a former immigration lawyer rejected it?