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Immigration and Broken Windows

The concept of the “Broken Windows” approach to law enforcement was first postulated in an Atlantic magazine article entitled, "Broken Windows: The police and neighborhood safety” written by two renowned academics, George L. Kelling and James Q. Wilson.

In Arizona, (Some) Republicans Reaffirm Commitment to Immigration Enforcement

Given that last night’s Republican Party debate was held in Arizona, America’s hottest immigration flashpoint, the results were pretty tame. Maybe the debate proved that when the subject is immigration, candidates tread cautiously. Or perhaps despite months of high unemployment, politicians still don’t understand the adverse relationship between American job loss and over-immigration.

Nuclear Threat Worse than Ever

The United States still has 5,000 nuclear missiles and bombs, all ready to be deployed, according to Philip Taubman in his new book, The Partnership: Five Cold Warriors and Their Quest to Ban the Bomb.

Lamar Smith Outwits Immigration Subversive Frank Sharry

Quite a dust up is in progress between long standing open borders advocate Frank Sharry and House Judiciary Committee Chairman Lamar Smith.

Who advocates for you?

President Obama has appointed Andrew Lorenz-Strait to be a "public advocate charged with listening to immigrants' concerns about it law enforcement policies."  According to and Mr.

Administration's Creation of Public Advocate Position Undermines American Citizens and Mocks Lawful Immigrants

On February 7, 2012, the Obama administration announced that it had created the position of a “Public Advocate” for illegal aliens who are described as “stakeholders!”  Not surprisingly this action has been decried by several important leaders in Washington:  Rep. Lamar Smith, Chairman of the House Judiciary Committee, Rep.

Inspector General Report: Fraud Compromises the Immigration System Thus Compromising National Security

When failures of the immigration system are discussed in the news media, the focus of the discussion most likely involves either our porous southern border that is supposed to separate the United States from Mexico and the need to investigate and prosecute employers who intentionally hire illegal aliens.

Immigration, Journalism and the Presidential Race

The Hill, a Capitol Hill newspaper published an article on February 3, 2012 that provides an example of the ways that immigration is often inaccurately portrayed in the media leading to false assumptions by many folks that can be cleared up by simply considering the facts.  That article was entitled: “Dems face tricky immigration choice”.

One Incident Busts Two Immigration Myths: Jobs Americans Won’t Do and There’s No Such Thing as Self-Deportation

Among the many statements made by pro-immigration advocates, two are commonly heard. The first---that immigrants do jobs Americans won’t---has been around for years. The second---that there’s no such thing as “self deportation”--- has only become well known during the past few Republican debates. However, the phrase is familiar to those of us who have been working for more than two decades to promote sensible immigration policy.

The Time Has Come to Stop Profiling American Voters

This past Monday evening, January 31st, Fox News' Greta Van Susteren aired a video of a brief interview that had been conducted with Presidential candidate Newt Gingrich, in which he was asked about his thoughts about his impending trip to Nevada and how he would fare against Mitt Romney in that state.  He was asked about the impact of the “Mormon vote” in Nevada and about a number of other issues.