As my colleague Jessica Vaughan has noted, police report that Akayed Ullah, a 27-year-old Bangladeshi national and lawful permanent resident who lives in Brooklyn, this morning "intentionally detonated" an "improvised low-tech explosive device attached to his body" on a below-ground walkway "near 42nd Street and Eighth Avenue" in Manhattan.
A 2016 study found that "having an E-Verify law reduces the number of less-educated prime-age immigrants from Mexico and Central America — immigrants who are likely to be unauthorized — living in a state."
As the title clearly suggests, Greer has doubts about Nielsen's chops to carry forward the as-yet unfinished job of restoring integrity and respect for the nation's immigration laws. I share those doubts.
If the reader actually reads through the entire text below, he or she may be one of no more than five or six in the entire nation who have bothered to do so. This is taken from the widely circulated (on the internet) Federal Register of the United States. It relates to the naturalization of aliens.
On Monday the Supreme Court issued two brief orders in Trump v. Hawaii and Trump v. Int'l Refugee Assistance. These cases relate to the latest iteration of travel restrictions that the administration has imposed on nationals seeking visas from certain countries, as set forth in the September 24, 2017, Presidential Proclamation Enhancing Vetting Capabilities and Processes for Detecting Attempted Entry Into the United States by Terrorists or Other Public-Safety Threats (EO-3).
The latest issue of City Journal features Kay Hymowitz's essay "Why America Can't Lower Child-Poverty Rates", in which she argues that low-skill immigration swells the ranks of the poor and makes poverty harder to tackle. She is refreshingly forthright about the trade-offs involved in setting immigration policy:
There are quite a few current or potential immigration policymakers moving into or out of key positions, or rumored to be doing so. This is a brief summary of the policymakers and their career immigration-reduction grades, as ranked by NumbersUSA.