Immigration Blog

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No Sanctuary for MS-13

'They are preying on the communities that they are living in'

An American Immigration Council fact sheet captioned "Understanding Trust Acts, Community Policing, and 'Sanctuary Cities'", dated October 10, 2015, succinctly summarizes the leading arguments that are made by proponents of such proposals. It begins:

Trump Should Stick to His Guns on DACA Deal

Earlier this week Politico published an article headlined "Senators, White House lay groundwork for Dreamers deal". While that article should be taken with a grain of salt, the president should be encouraged to continue to press on his identified immigration priorities in exchange for any amnesty for recipients of Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA).

Data Mining: One Way to Jump-Start Worksite Enforcement and Preserve Jobs for Lawful Workers

The Center for Immigration Studies (CIS) recently held a panel discussion on "How Immigration Reform Failed at the Worksite". The panel members included my colleague Jerry Kammer, who has recently published a book entitled "What Happened to Worksite Enforcement? A Cautionary Tale of Failed Immigration Reform" that is well worth the read.

The Human Cost of Amnesties

Customs and Border Protection (CBP) reports that 294 illegal aliens died crossing our southern border in federal fiscal year (FY) 2017. CBP additionally notes in its yearly statistical report that "U.S. Border Patrol agents also rescued 3,221 illegal migrants in danger and, in some cases, life-threatening situations."
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