Author: Robert Law

Even High-End Border Wall Estimate a Great Deal for American Taxpayers

The mainstream media is making a huge (yuge) deal about the estimated cost to build a wall along the U.S.-Mexico border. An internal Department of Homeland Security (DHS) document supposedly concluded that it would cost $21.6 billion and take 3.5 years to complete the border wall. The open borders media is giddy that this estimate is more than double President Trump’s claim that it would cost around $10 billion to build and also higher than the $12-15 billion estimate Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) predicted. Using his favorite messaging platform, President Trump tweeted, “I am reading that the...

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9th Circuit Upholds Block of Travel Freeze, Jeopardizing National Security

A three judge panel from the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals refused to lift District Judge James Robart’s temporary restraining order (TRO) that blocks the Trump administration from implementing its temporary travel freeze. (See FAIR Legislative Update, Feb. 7, 2017) In a unanimous “per curiam” order, the appeals court denied the Justice Department’s (DOJ) request to reinstate the 90-day freeze on entry of individuals from countries that are hotbeds for terrorism and the 120-day freeze on refugee resettlement. (State of Washington v. Trump, Feb. 9, 2017 at 3) The three judges to rule against the Trump administration were William...

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Trump to Acting AG: You’re Fired!

Before pursuing the GOP nomination for president, Donald Trump was well-known, for among many reasons, as the host of the hit television show The Apprentice. On the show, people compete to become the next business tycoon and each week Trump would eliminate a contestant with the blunt phrase, “You’re fired!” Less than two weeks into the Trump administration, he has brought his catch phrase to Washington. Yesterday afternoon, Acting Attorney General Sally Yates—an Obama holdover until Sen. Jeff Sessions is confirmed—instructed Department of Justice (DOJ) personnel not to enforce Trump’s executive order on national security, which included a temporary...

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The DACA Pardon Issue is Finally Laid to Rest

Once the shock from Donald Trump’s surprise presidential victory wore off, open borders groups and illegal aliens began scrambling for ideas to keep DACA individuals in the country. The panic was unsurprising because President Obama unilaterally created DACA meaning his unconstitutional executive action had no basis in law and could be immediately nullified by a future president—a point Obama repeatedly acknowledged. What is surprising is the absurd “answer” these groups came up with: Obama should pardon the approximately 750,000 DACA recipients. Any attorney worthy of the degree hanging on his/her office wall could immediately tell you this is not...

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Trump Unveils 10-Point Immigration Priority Plan

President-elect Donald Trump made immigration a core component of his campaign for the White House. Despite winning the election just two days ago, his transition team has already released a 10-point plan to “restore integrity to our immigration system, protect our communities, and put America first”: Build a Wall on the Southern Border End Catch-and-Release Zero Tolerance for Criminal Aliens Block Funding for Sanctuary Cities Cancel Unconstitutional Executive Orders & Enforce All Immigration Laws Suspend the Issuance of Visas to Any Place Where Adequate Screening Cannot Occur Ensure that Other Countries Take Their People Back When We Order Them...

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President Trump Must Keep His Promises On Immigration

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