Majority of Immigrants Take Welfare Says New Study

51% of immigrant households, legal and illegal, accessed welfare programs according to a new study. Only 30% of native American households accessed welfare. “The [Survey of Income Program Participation] shows that households headed by immigrants use welfare at significantly higher rates than natives, even higher than indicated by other Census surveys,” said Steven Camarota, a […]

Sanctuary policies caused release of > 8,000 criminal aliens in 8 months

More on Sanctuary Cities and the report from The Center from Immigration Studies we reported on earlier this week: Rejecting Detainers, Endangering Communities: Sanctuaries release thousands of criminals State and local sanctuary policies caused the release of more than 8,000 criminal alien offenders sought by ICE for deportation in 276 jurisdictions around the country over an eight-month […]

Interactive Map Shows Deportations By County

The Center for Immigration Studies has just compiled and released an interactive map showing deportations by county under the since cancelled Secure Communities program. See the map here. The total number of removals shown is 406,441, which is a subset of all ICE removals. The three counties with the most cumulative removals over the period […]

Time to End Birthright Citizenship

Sen. David Vitter (R-LA) is set to introduce legislation to end so-called “birthright” citizenship. “Birthright” citizenship means anyone born on the soil of the United States is automatically granted U.S. citizenship. Current citizenship laws stem from the wording of the 14th Amendment to the Constitution which states; “All persons born or naturalized in the United […]