Last GOP Debate Showed Unpopularity of Amnesty
“Donald Trump was absent from Fox News’ Republican debate Thursday night, presiding at his own event seven minutes’ drive away featuring cameo appearances by the two previous Iowa Republican caucus winners exiled now to the undercard debate, Mike Huckabee and Rick Santorum. But the issue Trump raised to high-decibel level at his announcement last June was front and center at the main event: immigration,” says Michael Barone in Human Events.
ICE Agents Seek Illegal Aliens in Cinn.
“The pre-dawn presence Tuesday of federal immigration agents at an East Price Hill apartment complex sent ripples of fear through the city’s Central American immigrant community,” Cinncinnati.com reports.
“An unspecified number of agents from Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE), clearly identifiable by their yellow jackets, stopped several women beginning at 6 a.m. in and near the sprawling Westmont apartment complex, immigrants activists said Tuesday. They said they did not know whether the show of strength was a precursor of larger removal raids or the execution of fugitive warrants.”
Libertarians Don’t Get the Immigration Debate, Cont’d
“Taking the wonders of free trade even further, the influx of cheap goods from overseas is most brilliant for it allowing us to focus even more on the pursuit of work that is most commensurate with our skills. That’s why we should view the entrance of foreign workers with similar delight. Their arrival, much like the arrival of inexpensive products, will amount to more “hands” such that we’re able to specialize our work pursuits even more. Immigration isn’t just a signal of a country’s prosperity, it’s also a driver of it,” says John Tammy at Reason.com.
Step By Step Process Likely to Succeed on Immigration
“We need to abandon the notion that comprehensive immigration reform legislation is either viable or desirable. The odds that we can build a consensus around such a large bill are beyond remote. The pursuit of such legislation only plays into gridlock. We also know from other pieces of controversial legislation, like Obamacare, that such mega-bills contain provisions than can cause more problems than they solve,” Tom G. Del Beccaro says at the Daily Caller.
We need to adopt a step-by-step approach. That starts with a greater public awareness about the national security aspects of our immigration woes and our visa crisis. The San Bernardino attack made it clear that our visa system is broken and the current federal government is not keeping us safe.
Atlanta Illegal Alien Group Bails Out Protesters
“An Atlanta immigration group put up more than $25,000 in bond money to get more than a dozen metro-Atlanta student protesters out of jail,” Atlanta TV reported.
“Protestors staged sit-ins at The University of Georgia and Georgia State University. They were angry that the Georgia Supreme Court ruled undocumented immigrants cannot pay in-state tuition at public colleges and universities in our state.”