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Attorney General Eric Holder Is at It Again; Justice Department Seeks To Block Alabama’s Immigration Law

According to breaking news reported by the Wall Street Journal, the federal government asked an appeals court Friday to halt the Alabama immigration law, claiming it may encourage discrimination, forces aliens into other adjacent states and could have unhealthy international consequences. Read the text of the Alabama law, H.B. 56, here.

To Obama’s Nephew Onyango, Drunken Driving and Immigration Violations Are Laughing Matters

As expected, President Barack Obama’s nephew Onyango Obama has been granted administrative amnesty. Uncle Onyango, an illegal alien visa overstayer had been arrested in August in Framingham, MA. on drunken driving and other related charges. According to his attorney P. Scott Bratton, Onyango is back at work as a liquor store clerk, a job most unemployed Americans would gladly take.

Grasping for Straws, Obama Returns To Hispanic Lobby to Plead His Case

President Obama can’t let go of his bad habit of blaming all of his misfortune on others. Recently in a White House roundtable intended to target Hispanic voters, Obama once again blamed Congressional Republicans for standing in his way of passing comprehensive immigration reform.

Immigration Is Not About Left or Right But Right or Wrong

For years journalists and others have claimed that only extreme conservatives want our nation's borders secured and our immigration laws enforced.

This false claim is also used by open border advocates to attempt to marginalize and intimidate anyone who is concerned about the myriad failures of our nation to effectively address what is a full blown immigration crisis.

Perry’s Missed Chance: Monday’s Republican Debate

As the eight Republican candidates slog their way toward the 2012 nomination, Texas governor Rick Perry has one insurmountable obstacle. Perry’s profile is disturbingly similar to former president (and Texas governor) George W. Bush: token conservatives, Christians who mix politics and religion and open borders advocates.

Simi Valley Candidate Debate Reveals Most Republicans Still Squishy About Immigration

From the Republican presidential candidates who spoke at last night's debate, former Massachusetts governor Mitt Romney indicated (very slightly) that he had the greatest understanding of the relationship between too much immigration and too few American jobs. That’s encouraging because from the gaggle of other candidates (Rick Perry, Rick Santorum, Jon Huntsman, Michele Bachmann, Newt Gingrich, Ron Paul and Herman Cain), Romney may have the best chance of being elected.

Charity Must Begin At Home

The candidates for the Republican nomination for the Presidential election are on the campaign trail giving speeches and trying to appeal to the voters and, perhaps even more importantly, fundraising.  They will, of necessity, speak in broad sweeping terms to try to appeal to the broadest audience.

Reporters bring their egos and their preconceived notions with them when they interview the candidates.

“It's Time to Root For The Home Team!”

Isn't it incredible that today when citizens of our nation attempt to apply commonsense to the need to secure our nation's borders and create an immigration system that has real integrity it is likely that they will be accused of xenophobia and racism?

Isn't it equally incredible that politicians are able to successfully campaign for political office, even the Presidency, by claiming that unless our nation imports brilliant people from around the world that America will lose its position of preeminence in the world?

Cheeky Illegal Alien Blames Her Crimes on Federal Law

In the Associated Press’ August 16 story titled “Immigrants Plead for End to Fingerprint Sharing,” the central figure is 38-year-old Blanca Perez. Said Perez, arrested in February for vending without a license, “Now I am facing deportation for the simple act of selling ice cream in the street." [Immigrants Plead for End to Fingerprint Sharing, by Amy Taxin, Associated Press, August 16, 2011]

Journalists and Candidates Suffered From Tunnel Vision at Iowa Republican Presidential Debate

The Republican Presidential Debate in Iowa was held on August 11, 2011.  There was no surprise--only disappointment—that  immigration was treated as a separate issue and not as a component of the other issues that were debated and discussed.