No Evidence of Labor Shortage for H-2B Jobs

The recent federal spending bill authorized an expansion of the H-2B visa program, for seasonal workers not in agriculture. Speaker of the House Paul Ryan (R-Wis.) justified this provision by claiming that there is a shortage of these workers. The Center for Immigration Studies (CIS) investigated Ryan's claim and found no evidence of a shortage.

Kris Kobach: Southern Border Wide Open for Virus Entry

Former Kansas Secretary of State Kris Kobach, one of the authors of President Trump's immigration policy, appeared on Fox & Friends Weekend Saturday and...

‘Catch and Release’ Frees Border Crossers

Under the existing "catch and release" policy on the border, the Department of Homeland Security routinely releases illegal aliens into the interior of the U.S., with the hope they will show up for immigration and asylum hearings. Often they do not. Every day, between May 6 through May 13, 1,100 of these illegal border crossers were released. Former Kansas Secretary of State Kris Kobach, an authority on immigration law, has outlined steps the Trump Administration could take to end catch and release. Read more at breitbart.com

Poll: Nearly 80 Percent Support Immigration Moratorium

A new Ipsos poll for USA Today reveals that 79 percent of Americans support a moratorium on new immigration in the face of the...

Bush and Center Go All In on Open Borders

More than a year ago (March 19, 2019) we described former President George W. Bush's heartfelt welcome to new citizens at a naturalization ceremony...

Business Lobby Warns against “Country of Birth” Discrimination

A group of more than 300 companies doing business in America--not to be confused with American companies--have sent a letter to President Trump and...

Texas Leads Challenge to DACA

Texas is leading a legal challenge to the DACA amnesty, a legalization of some illegal aliens unilaterally decreed by former President Obama. President Trump has tried to phase out DACA, but recent federal court rulings have upheld the program. The action of Texas, joined by Alabama, Arkansas, Louisiana, Nebraska, South Carolina and West Virginia, will serve as a challenge to those rulings. Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton stated that "Texas has argued for years that the federal executive branch lacks the power to unilaterally grant unlawfully present aliens lawful presence and work authorization. Left intact, DACA sets a dangerous precedent by giving the executive branch sweeping authority to ignore the laws passed by Congress and change our nation's immigration laws to suit a president's own policy preferences."

Border Wall: A Progress Report

Since the beginning of 2017, 216 miles of border wall on the Mexican border have been completed. Almost all of it was a replacement...

Census Plan: States Would Lose Seats

A study by the Pew Research Center found that three states probably would lose House seats they otherwise would get if President Trump's proposal...

Needing Healthcare Is Not a Claim on the American Taxpayer

Last night, the Democrat National Convention aired a video that seemed to make the argument that the need of anyone in the world for...