Immigration

Stories related to immigration reform and immigration amnesty

GOP Not Fighting Amnesty Push

David Drucker, Washington Examiner

Harry Reid is working to move the amnesty bill through quickly, and Republicans aren’t resisting.

CBO Clueless on Amnesty’s Costs

Daniel Horowitz, Red State

The government’s claim that amnesty will reduce the deficit requires suspension of disbelief.

Boehner Will Adhere to Hastert Rule

Molly K. Hooper, The Hill

Pressure from conservatives no doubt led to the Speaker’s decision to get tough on immigration.

The IRS Immigration Fraud Scandal

Jeffrey Lord, American Spectator

Marco Rubio and Paul Ryan are losing credibility over amnesty as a shocking fraud issue returns.

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.

When GOP Ignores Grassroots It Loses

Republican House members who hold town hall meetings know very well who is opposed to the Gang of Eight immigration bill. It is the grassroots limited-government constitutional conservative voters who actually show-up and vote in Republican primaries, and, as the GOP wipe-outs of 2006 and 2008 showed (and the Tea Party wave of 2010 proved), Republican politicians ignore those voters at their peril.

Rubio’s Immigration Bill: Suicide for the GOP

Writer Ben Hart argues we need to have an admissions policy for America that is highly selective.  American citizenship is not a right.  It’s a privilege that must be earned. You are admitted for citizenship (and quickly) if you can show why you, by becoming an American, will make America a better, richer, and stronger country.

Open Borders Pols are Anti-American

Daniel Horowitz, Red State

If pro-amnesty supporters call us anti-immigrant, then we’re just as apt to label them anti-American.

Marco Rubio’s Iowa Problem

Steve Deace, Politico

Conservatives in Iowa aren’t likely to forget Rubio was the face of a policy they roundly despise.

Major Tests Loom for Boehner

Molly K. Hooper, The Hill

Speaker John Boehner has largely avoided public controversy recently, but that’s about to change.

The Neo-Statist Establishment Lies

Jeff Poor, Daily Caller

Mark Levin named names (Rove, Bush, Ryan, Rubio) in railing against support for amnesty.

The Neo-Statist Establishment Lies

Jeff Poor, Daily Caller

Mark Levin named names (Karl Rove, Jeb Bush, Paul Ryan, etc.) in railing against support for amnesty.

Rubio Aide: U.S. Workers Are Lazy

Rich Lowry, National Review Online

A Rubio aide was caught justifying immigration amnesty by saying U.S. workers are basically lazy.

House Leaders Plan to Capitulate

Tom Tancredo, WND

They’ll pass a comprehensive bill and then sell out their base with a “compromise” in conference.

Jeff Sessions’ Conservative Populism

Matthew Walther, American Spectator

The Alabama Senator is a leading opponent of amnesty, and for him, it’s all about principle.

Cornyn Emerges as Key to 70 Votes

Alexander Bolton, The Hill

The Texas senator’s support for the amnesty bill would theoretically bring many more Republicans.

Rubio: Same-Sex Extras Kill Deal

Alec Hill, Daily Caller

Rubio stated that he would walk away if the bill were altered to give more privileges to illegal gays.