Border security: Razor wire is a game changer

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There is one solution to securing the U.S. borders that should receive more attention: razor wire; it creates a significantly more serious obstacle to every class of fence climber; the one stretch of border fence that does have razor wire (San Ysidro, five miles of it) saw significant drops in all three areas studied — […]

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End Birthright Citizenship

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Rasmussen has just released a new poll which shows that 61% of American voters oppose giving citizenship to the children of illegal aliens. That number is higher than Rasmussen’s last survey in August and is the highest the number has ever been. Conversely, 28% of voters believe the opposite — that the children of illegal […]

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Ariz. seeks online donations to build border fence

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Arizona lawmakers want more fence along the border with Mexico — whether the federal government thinks it’s necessary or not. They’ve got a plan that could get a project started using online donations and prison labor. If they get enough money, all they would have to do is get cooperation from landowners and construction could […]

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Governor signs Arizona-style immigration bill into law

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Gov. Nathan Deal on Friday signed one of the nation’s toughest immigration enforcement measures into law amid threats of court challenges and economic boycotts targeting Georgia. Partly patterned after a stringent law Arizona enacted last year, Georgia’s House Bill 87 empowers police to investigate the immigration status of certain suspects. The measure also sets new […]

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Obama’s Hypocritical Rhetoric on Immigration Reform

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Barack Obama’s immigration speech in El Paso May 10 was an exercise in electioneering and hypocrisy. Hypocrisy because while Obama complained about “politicians” blocking comprehensive immigration bills, he was one of them himself. In 2007, when such a bill was backed by a lame duck Republican president and had bipartisan backing from Senate heavyweights Edward […]

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S.C. House approves immigration crackdown bill

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Those suspected of being in the country illegally soon may have to prove they are U.S. citizens, at least in South Carolina. S.C. House members approved an Arizona-style crackdown on illegal immigrants by a 69-43 vote. The bill requires law enforcement officers to check the immigration status of people they pull over for traffic violations […]

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DNC Chair: Republicans Believe Illegal Immigration ‘Should be a Crime’

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Rep. Debbie Wasserman Schultz (D.-Fla.), chairwoman of the Democratic National Committee, denounced Republicans last week for believing illegal immigration “should in fact be a crime.” “I think the president was clearly articulating that his position–the Democratic position–is that we need comprehensive immigration reform,” said Wasserman Schultz at a Christian Science Monitor Breakfast on May 26. […]

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Alabama governor signs nation’s toughest immigration law

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Republican Governor Robert Bentley on Thursday signed into law a crackdown on illegal immigration in Alabama that both supporters and critics consider the toughest in the nation. Under the new measure, police must detain someone they suspect of being in the country illegally if the person cannot produce proper documentation when stopped for any reason. […]

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Administration says it will conduct case-by-case review on deportation

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In a move that could shake up the U.S. immigration system, the Department of Homeland Security is going to begin reviewing all 300,000 pending deportation cases in federal immigration courts to determine which individuals meet specific criteria for removal and to focus on “our highest priorities.” DHS Secretary Janet Napolitano said the review will enhance […]

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How Obama Spent His Summer Vacation- Day Two: Grant Illegal Immigration Waivers

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Prepare for the rhetoric to heat up in the debate over border security, the Constitution and the use of executive power to selectively prosecute individuals who the administration deems undesirable. If you’re a coal company or a community bank, you’re screwed. If you’re a community organizer here illegally from Kenya or Juarez? Hurra! for you. […]

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