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Amnesty or else

Red lines aren't limited to the Syrian chemical arms sites. Illegal immigrants and others pushing for amnesty are laying down vivid red markers of their own, telling congressional Democrats that under no circumstances should they allow the enforcemen ...

Dream 9 ploy could backfire on immigration seekers

As somebody who's written a good bit on the subject, I used to go pretty regularly to panel discussions on immigration. After a while, I stopped, because I wasn't learning anything, and the panelists on both sides infuriated me. The anti-immigration ...

No border security, no amnesty

As mayor of Hazleton, Pa., I witnessed firsthand the impact illegal immigration can have on a community and its residents. We noticed that while our population had increased by 50 percent, our tax base had remained the same. As a result, there have b ...

Reagan lessons on immigration

In the heated debate over immigration reform -- especially now that House Republicans have decided to ignore the Senate bill and come up with their own plan -- the question that might be asked is "What would Ronald Reagan do?" It's a valid question b ...

Immigration bill puts Rubio in hot water with tea party

Sen. Marco Rubio's popularity has plummeted among tea party activists who say the Florida Republican, who helped ignite their movement with his 2010 Senate bid, has failed to live up to the hype - and made a major wrong turn by joining Sen. John McCa ...

Our work ethic: A disturbing question

A new study showing that all U.S. employment gains since 2000 have benefited immigrants, legal and illegal, while native-born workers' employment has fallen undercuts the Senate-passed immigration bill's "the nation needs more workers" rationale -- a ...

Immigration reform plan is cynical ploy

[caption id="attachment_1657" align="alignright" width="300"] (File Photo)[/caption]The Senate is so out of touch that some leaders think the way to pass a path-to-citizenship bill for immigrants in the country illegally is to budget $40 billion for ...

Rubio's political fate tied to immigration bill

Sen. Marco Rubio was the glue that held together the immigration deal in the Senate, helping set the stage for adding tens of thousands of Border Patrol agents to the final deal - but failing to win many of the changes the Florida Republican himself ...

Amnesty amnesia

"The triumph of hope over experience." Johnson may have been referring to second marriages, but in the current political context, it could just as easily be said of Republican backers of comprehensive immigration reform. Republican members of the Sen ...

Sessions: Migrants' benefits burden taxpayers

The U.S. Senate is on the verge of delivering a crushing economic blow to you and your family. The wages of working Americans have been falling since 1999. But the immigration bill hurtling to a vote in the Senate would add 30 million mostly lower-sk ...


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