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HR 1091, the Long Overdue Border Security Bill

In its March 21 legislative alert, CAPS urged concerned Americans to FAX their U.S.

Oscar-Nominated Film Weaves Illegal Immigration into Story Line

Maria FotopoulosDirector Alejandro González Iñárritu is known for weaving multiple themes into his movies, and his Oscar-nominated Biutiful (for best foreign film and best actor)

How Arizona Came to Embrace S.B. 1070

Late last week, Arizona Governor Jan Brewer announced that her state will initiate a counter suit against the federal government for its a

New Report Finds California Has Lower Rate of Deporting Criminal Aliens vs. Other States

Maria FotopoulosA new report from the Department of Homeland Security, Office of the Inspector General, found that California is not as successful at deporting cr

What is a Passing Grade? Does Our Border Security Make the Cut?

Time and again our nation's leaders have repeated what is now a virtual mantra, "In order to protect our nation we have got to get it right 100 percent of the time while, in order to succeed, the terrorists only have to get it right once."

Busting the Myth: Immigration Law Enforcement Hurts Community Policing

I know that those who oppose my perspective will tell you that if local police were to take the time and the resources to enforce immigration laws that community policing efforts would suffer.  This is simply not true.  As you may know, I spent most of my 26 years as an INS special

And They're Off!

Even if you have not attended many horse races you probably know that at a racetrack, the track announcer usually begins each race at a racetrack by intoning, "The horses are in the starting gate...and they are off!"  The gates spring open and the horses race down the track, heading

Is ‘Sovereignty’ the New ‘Dirty’ Word?

Sovereignty also sovranty … 1 a. supreme power esp. over a body politic, b. freedom from external control: AUTONOMY, c. controlling influence 2 one that is sovereign; esp: an autonomous state Political commentator and humorist Bill Maher last week kicked off a new season of his “Real Time” on HBO and asked, in a rather snarky manner, what’s all this “sovereign nation stuff?” Among some folks, it seems that talking about U.S. sovereignty – holding it up as a guiding principle – somehow has negative implications. Basically, as a sovereign entity – an autonomous state – the United States determines the path to follow that is in the best interests of the nation. This isn’t some newfangled phenomenon. Hundreds of years of history, political strife and wars preceded the establishment of nation states. Additionally, as a sovereign country and a democracy, that means the voting citizens (theoretically) determine the path. In other words, the people rule. On the face of it, none of that seems like anything to get all snarky about. More pointedly, it’s not something to try to manipulate and redefine as something it’s not.

Anchor babies cost Los Angeles welfare $600 million last year

California harbors the most illegal aliens in the nation and a new report out from the Los County Board of Supervisors shows the incredibly high cost of welfare for parents of anchor babies.

Intelligence and the "War on Terror"

Intelligence is the quality that places our species at the top of the food chain.  There are all sorts of creatures on our planet that easily surpass the human species in ever so many ways.  There are birds such as eagles, that can soar majestically and nearly effortlessly to dizzyi