Reagan and Bush Debate Illegal Immigration

The 1980 debate between Reagan and Bush compared to the GOP primary debates in 2011 is flabbergasting.

Rick Perry’s Immigration Stance Not Exactly Hard-Line Conservative

Rick Perry’s position on immigration-related issues could be a problem for the same conservatives who have been getting behind him.

Rick Perry: The New GOP Frontrunner

Meet your new Republican frontrunner.

The Extremeness of Immigration Politics in Alabama

Many of the clergy in Alabama are not happy with the state’s new immigration law.

Revised Deportation Policy Focuses On Violent Criminals, National Security Threats

Under new policies, deportation efforts will be concentrated on people who pose a threat to society. It’s a sensible policy, so of course it’s being denounced.

Illegal Immigration From Mexico At Lowest Level In Nearly 60 Years

Illegal immigration from Mexico is down substantially, and it has nothing to do with all those anti-immigration laws.

Georgia’s New Immigration Law Leading To Crops Rotting In Farmers’ Fields

A new Georgia immigration law is causing serious problems for Georgia’s farmers.

Let’s not Forget Georgia

In addition to Alabama, we can also have Georgia on ours minds on the ongoing immigration debate.

Alabama’s New Immigration Law

AL takes AZ’s approach and goes a few steps beyond.

Arizona Seeking Donations to Build Border Fence

The state of Arizona is seeking donations for construction of the border fence.

Andrew Sullivan: 18 Years To Get A Green Card

It took Andrew Sullivan 18 years to get his request for Permanent Resident status approved. That’s just absurd.

Does Haley Barbour Have An Immigration Problem?

Haley Barbour is making all the moves toward a 2012 Presidential run, but his stand on immigration issues could pose a problem in the Republican primaries.

Illegal Immigrants 8% of US Births, 3.7% of Population

While illegal immigration in the United States remains enormous, it has dropped considerably over the last three years.

Rand Paul, David Vitter Take Aim At Birthright Citizenship

Two Senators are proposing a Constitutional Amendment to redefine what it means to be an American citizen.

The Drug Catapult

Anti-Immigrant Groups Begin Assault On Birthright Citizenship

Anti-Immigrant groups are beginning their assault on the 14th Amendment, but don’t expect it to go anywhere.

More Talk of 14th Amendment Reform

The author of AZ’s SB1070 has a new idea.

A Living Argument in Favor of the DREAM Act

UCSD grad student Mark Farrales is a good example of why something like the DREAM Act has merit.

Democrats Cancel DREAM Vote

Senate Democrats cancel vote on DREAM Act, meaning the immigration measure is likely dead for the year.

Arizona Proof of Citizenship Rule Struck Down

The 9th Circuit has struck down an Arizona law requiring people to show proof of citizenship to vote. No, this doesn’t open the floodgates to illegal alien voting.

The Libertarian Party on Immigration

The PL issues a statment on immigration policy.

OTB on CBC

Germany and the Lessons of Immigration Policy

German Chancellor Angela Merkel declare multiculturalism in Germany to be a “failure.” Proof that anti-immigration activists in the United States are correct, right?

The High Cost of Immigration Enforcement

Both Congress and the Obama Administration have stepped up enforcement of immigration laws–at immense cost to both the budget and the courts.

Governor Brewer Retracts Beheading Claim (Kinda)

Governor Brewer walks back he beheadings claims.

So Much For The Illegal Immigration “Crisis”

The idea that we are in the middle of an illegal immigration crisis is not supported by the evidence.

Arizona Governor Needlessly Freaks Out Over Human Rights Report To U.N.

An obscure U.N. human rights report has become the latest political outrage of the day in the battle over Arizona’s controversial immigration law.

“Swift Assimilation” and History

Ross Douthat’s latest New York Times column demonstrates an appalling misunderstanding of history in the context of immigration.