illegal immigration

illegal immigration

Too bad we can count!

The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) along with the Office of Immigration Statistics (OIS) conducted their annual study of unauthorized immigrant populations residing in the US.  In short, the study explores the number of illegal aliens in the US in 2010, where they are from, how long they have been here, etc.

Fundamentally unjust & economically short-sighted

The Judiciary Non-Civil Committee of Georgia's General Assembly heard SB458.  This bill seeks to make it illegal for illegal alien students to attend Georgia's public universities and technical schools.  The bill does not apply to private colleges.  During the committee hearing, there were representatives from both sides of the issue that spoke before the committee.

Two Men Indicted for Human Trafficking and Other Charges

Today when the issue of illegal immigration is raised, especially when it involves human trafficking, the discussion turns to the southwest border of the United States, the border that, at least on maps, separates the United States from Mexico.

The teaming wreckage of humanity: immigration’s ultimate path

Part 5: Six of the most important videos on immigration consequences

One reader said, “As far as stopping immigration into the United States, you’re wasting your time.  The American people are too stupid to save themselves and their leaders are too greedy.”

MALDEF's (ig)noble cause

The Mexican American Legal Defense Education Fund (MALDEF) touts their mission as an organization that "strives to implement programs that are structured to bring Latinos into the mainstream of American political and socioeconomic life; providing better educational opportunities; encouraging participation in all aspects of society; and offering a positive vision for the future.

"Two Indiana brothers" receive lengthy prison sentences for drug trafficking crimes

Today's commentary is predicated on a news release that was issued by ICE (Immigration and Customs Enforcement) on February 28, 2012 to report on the successful outcome of the prosecution of two defendants who were convicted for crimes relating to narcotics trafficking and the possession of unlawful firearms.

Arizona Gov. Brewer Smells a Rat; Declines Schumer’s Invitation to be Raked over the Coals

Three cheers for Jan Brewer. The Arizona governor turned down Senator Chuck Schumer’s invitation to testify about S.B. 1070 at his April 24 hearing before the Senate Judiciary Subcommittee on Immigration, Refugees and Border Security. [Sen. Schumer Invites Ariz. Gov. to Hearing on Controversial Anti-Immigration Law, by Daniel Strauss, The Hill, February 22, 2012]

A Broken Record Plays on; Less Enforcement Coming in 2013

President Obama’s relentless refusal to enforce federal immigration law and his failure to take even modest steps to reduce illegal immigration continue unabated.

Last summer, in an unprecedented measure, the White House advised the Department of Homeland Security to give administrative amnesty to thousands of what it deems to be low priority aliens.

MS-13 Gang Member Sentenced to Prison for Illegally Re-Entering the U.S.

Today's commentary is predicated on a news release that was posted on the ICE (Immigration and Customs Enforcement) website on February 16, 2012.

There are many reasons why this ICE news release is important.

The Trap Door: Yet another Advantage For Terrorists and Criminal Aliens

While the advocates for open borders and many of our political leaders often claim that virtually all aliens who enter our country simply want their share of the “American Dream,”  in fact, there are aliens who enter our country to evade law enforcement authorities in their home countries or other countries where they are wanted for committing heinous crimes or enter our country with the intentions of committing crimes and may belong to transnational gangs.