Jeb Bush says he’ll persuade GOP on immigration

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Sort-of presidential candidate Jeb Bush spoke out on immigration and how he sees his candidacy in relation to the party’s nods towards immigration control and border security. “A candidate gets to persuade,” Bush said to Miami’s NBC 6. “I think there’s a compelling case that if we want to be young and dynamic again, we […]

Court strategy fails to overturn Obama’s executive action

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The Supreme Court allowed a lower court decision to stand which forces the state of Arizona to issue drivers licenses to immigrants brought here illegally by their parents. President Obama’s Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program essentially granted amnesty for children of illegal aliens. Arizona, along with Nebraska, refused to abide by the illegal […]

A response from Sen. Warner on Obama’s immigration policy

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Sen. Mark Warner (D-VA) recently responded to a Minuteman Project reader who sent him a direct email through our take action center. Read his response below: Dear [redacted], Thank you for contacting me regarding our nation’s immigration system. I have heard from thousands of Virginians and met with hundreds of groups and individuals on the […]

DACA and the Next Amnesty Are Missing Big Public Health Opportunities

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CIS — Suppose your community is taking on millions of new members — wouldn’t it be a good idea for their sake, as well as for those of the existing community — if their health were checked on their way through the door? That’s what Ellis Island, in a rough and ready way, was all […]

Much of Obama’s Lawless Immigration Scheme Still Unknown

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CIS — Many more plans, guidelines, and policies not yet issued. President Obama’s Department of Homeland Security issued 10 memos outlining the administration’s planned lawless amnesty, but they are limited in detail and leave much of the policymaking to executive branch agencies.1 As such, much remains unknown about exactly how this scheme will operate. For […]

Tucson police will no longer check immigration status

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Tucson police said Wednesday they will no longer fully enforce the state’s landmark immigration law that requires local police to check the immigration status of people they encounter while enforcing other laws. Chief Roberto Villaseñor said his officers will now only check immigration status and call the U.S. Border Patrol when a person has prior […]