Upcoming Panel: The How and Why of the Mayorkas Impeachment

Featuring Rep. Mark Green, Chairman of House Homeland Security Committee

The Center for Immigration Studies will host a panel to discuss the history and impact of the impeachment of Secretary of Homeland Security Alejandro Mayorkas. Should he have been impeached? Why was he impeached? What are the consequences of the U.S. Senate’s refusal to either hold a trial itself or to appoint an impeachment trial committee to take and consider evidence?

The UN’s Palestinian Refugee Agency

Funded and Advised by the State Department’s Refugee and Migration Bureau

The issue of Palestinian refugees is important, not just in the obvious foreign policy sense, but also to U.S. migration and refugee policy. This report offers an overview of UN Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees’ history, financing, staff, and institutional culture, as well as its various scandals, including its ties to Hamas.

Biden’s Border Crisis: Examining the Impacts of International Cartels Targeting Indian Country

U.S. House Committee on Natural Resources, Sub-committee on Oversight and Investigations

The mass migration crisis instigated by the Biden administration’s irresponsible immigration policies has caused incalculable harm to American communities, including those in Indian Country, even those far from the border.

Body Cameras for ICE?

Program inspired by anti-ICE members of Congress is being rolled out despite pilot showing no benefit

U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) has announced that it will deploy 1,600 body-worn cameras to its two law enforcement components, Homeland Security Investigations (HSI) and Enforcement and Removal Operations (ERO).

Panel: Illegal Immigration by Sea

And you thought land borders were hard to defend . . .

With the crisis in Haiti sparking fears of a new exodus and illegal crossings up in the Mediterranean, maritime illegal immigration is a challenge all destination countries are facing – one that is very different from the challenge of controlling a land border.

Panel: The Mayorkas Impeachment
Panel: The Mayorkas Impeachment
The UN’s Palestinian Refugee Agency
The UN’s Palestinian Refugee Agency
House Hearing: Biden's Border Crisis
House Hearing: Biden's Border Crisis
Body Cameras for ICE?
Body Cameras for ICE?
Panel: Illegal Immigration by Sea
Panel: Illegal Immigration by Sea

Featuring Rep. Mark Green, Chairman of House Homeland Security Committee

The Center for Immigration Studies will host a panel to discuss the history and impact of the impeachment of Secretary of Homeland Security Alejandro Mayorkas. Should he have been impeached? Why was he impeached? What are the consequences of the U.S. Senate’s refusal to either hold a trial itself or to appoint an impeachment trial committee to take and consider evidence?

Funded and Advised by the State Department’s Refugee and Migration Bureau

The issue of Palestinian refugees is important, not just in the obvious foreign policy sense, but also to U.S. migration and refugee policy. This report offers an overview of UN Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees’ history, financing, staff, and institutional culture, as well as its various scandals, including its ties to Hamas.

U.S. House Committee on Natural Resources, Sub-committee on Oversight and Investigations

The mass migration crisis instigated by the Biden administration’s irresponsible immigration policies has caused incalculable harm to American communities, including those in Indian Country, even those far from the border.

Program inspired by anti-ICE members of Congress is being rolled out despite pilot showing no benefit

U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) has announced that it will deploy 1,600 body-worn cameras to its two law enforcement components, Homeland Security Investigations (HSI) and Enforcement and Removal Operations (ERO).

And you thought land borders were hard to defend . . .

With the crisis in Haiti sparking fears of a new exodus and illegal crossings up in the Mediterranean, maritime illegal immigration is a challenge all destination countries are facing – one that is very different from the challenge of controlling a land border.

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ICE Leadership Furthers the Effort to ‘Abolish ICE’

Homeland Security Investigations wasn’t created to chase monkey smugglers — it was created to enforce the immigration laws

The “Abolish ICE” movement that gained momentum in the summer of 2018 has gained new life, thanks to an unlikely source: Patrick J. Lechleitner, ICE’s acting director, is “rebranding” the agency’s Homeland Security Investigations (HSI) bureau by stripping it of any association with ICE.

Op-ed: Terrorists Welcome

Chronic counterterrorism lapses at the border demand investigation and congressional intervention

The latest release into the American interior of an FBI terrorist suspect who illegally crossed the U.S.-Mexico border — a twice-freed Afghan national man free to roam America for 11 months until his capture — demands that the federal government regard this patterned problem as a chronic national security emergency requiring elevation to the highest priority within the intelligence community, federal law enforcement, and Congress

Latest ICE Detainee Death Exploited by Anti-Detention Crowd Raises Questions for ICE and Activists

Activists have found the latest detainee death to use as an excuse for ending ICE detention, this time a mentally ill, convicted murderer who overstayed a tourist visa nearly 24 years ago. As usual, media have parroted activist talking points without asking questions that might offer better insight into exactly what transpired.

The Migrant Surge and the ‘Shelter’ Inflation of 2024

Cheap labor ain’t always cheap — and somebody ought to look into it

I recently discussed what proponents are lauding as the economic benefits of an unprecedented surge in both legal and illegal alien workers into the United States under the Biden administration, and identified serious downsides decision-makers weren’t considering — including the effects migration is imposing on resources for “housing, education, health care, and sustenance”.