Immigration and Threats Posed by ISIS

Mark Twain once said, “Reports of my death are greatly exaggerated.” Unfortunately, this quote...

Michael W. Cutler

Central American Migration Subsides – For Now

The heavy flow of Central American youths crossing our border, which drew national attention when...

John Vinson

Jobless in L.A. Hit the Street to Scratch Out a Living

Give credit to jobless Los Angeles County residents for their creativity and gumption. With the...

Joe Guzzardi

Illegal Workforce Isn’t Enriching California

“Nearly 1 in 10 California workers is in country illegally, study finds,” per a recent Los Angeles...

John Vinson

CAPS Position on Health Care Coverage

CAPS firmly believes that working Americans are entitled to health insurance coverage for contraception.  A case now before the U.S. Supreme Court will decide whether private corporations can obtain an exemption from the Contraceptive Mandate of the Affordable Care Act. While we support everyone's right to their own beliefs, we do not believe that employers should be able to deprive their employees of health care coverage for birth control.

Go time: Illegals rushing border fearing U.S. crackdown

Paul Bedard
September 16, 2014
Wasington Examiner

The summer lull in illegal border crossings from Mexico is about to give way to a rush of even more immigrants in a frenzy of fear that Washington is about to shut the door, according to several Hispanic leaders.

Deportations down 20 percent, fewest since 2007

Alicia A. Caldwell
September 12, 2014

WASHINGTON (AP) -- President Barack Obama has quietly slowed deportations by nearly 20 percent while delaying plans to act on his own potentially to shield millions of immigrants from expulsion.

Don’t Give the Masters of the Universe Their Amnesty

Jeff Sessions
September 11, 2014
National Review Online

Senator Jeff Sessions (R., Ala.), the ranking member of the Senate Budget Committee, delivered a speech on the Senate floor Wednesday evening about Senate Democrats’ refusal to support legislation to block the president’s proposed executive actions on immigration policy, and the interests supporting amnesty. Following is an adapted version of his remarks.

U.S. Confirms ISIL Planning Infiltration of U.S. Southern Border

Adam Kredo
September 10, 2014
Washington Free Beacon

A senior Homeland Security (DHS) official confirmed to Congress on Wednesday that militants associated with the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL or ISIS) are planning to enter the United States via the porous southern border.

Zuckerberg Pushes Amnesty at Billionaire Carlos Slim's Charity Event in Mexico

Tony Lee
September 8, 2014

Just days before his company's value topped $200 billion, Facebook co-founder Mark Zuckerberg went to Mexico and pushed for amnesty legislation at billionaire and New York Times minority owner Carlos Slim's charity event. 

Obama blames border crisis for immigration inaction, after blasting GOP for doing the same

September 8, 2014

President Obama appears to be straddling both sides of the rhetorical border as he tries to explain why he's pushing off executive action on immigration until after the November elections. 

More Senate Democrats urge Obama to delay immigration order

Carrie Budoff Brown and Anna Palmer
September 5, 2014

More top Democrats are pressuring President Barack Obama to slow down on immigration reform, further diminishing the chances that he’ll take sweeping administrative action before Election Day.

Study: Net Job Growth in NC Since 2000 Went to Immigrants

Caroline May
September 2, 2014

The net increase in the number of employed working-age adults in North Carolina has gone entirely to legal and illegal immigrants since 2000, according to an analysis of government data conducted by the Center for Immigration Studies.