Center for Immigration Studies Files a Civil RICO Lawsuit Against the President of SPLC

The Center has filed a civil lawsuit under the RICO Act against Richard Cohen, President of the SPLC. The case is filed in the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia and seeks damages and an injunction prohibiting Cohen and his colleague, Heidi Beirich, who heads the group's "hate group" project, from repeating the false claim that the Center is a hate group.

Can A Wall Pay for Itself? An Update

The most recent proposal calls for $5 billion in wall funding, which means the funding would have to stop or deter 3 to 4 percent (60,000) of the future illegal crossers over the next decade to pay for itself.

Press Release: Mark Krikorian Reacts to President Trump's Speech

Video: Panama and Costa Rica Governments Are Doing Smugglers' Job for Them

CIS investigated the policy of "controlled flow", in which the governments of Panama and Costa Rica are moving thousands of migrants toward the U.S. southern border.

Topic Page: Travel Threat in Panama and Costa Rica

Oped: Central American Countries Are Helping Middle Easterners

Impact of H-2B Guestworkers in 2018

The number of certified H-2B workers has risen every year since 2013, growing by an average of 12.4% year-to-year.

H-2B guestworkers are paid less than their American counterparts in 21 of their top 25 job categories

Lawsuit Against SPLC President
Lawsuit Against SPLC President
A Wall Can Fund Itself
A Wall Can Fund Itself
CIS in Panama and Costa Rica
CIS in Panama and Costa Rica
Impact of H-2B Workers
Impact of H-2B Workers
US Pushes Back on UN Refugee Compact
US Pushes Back on UN Refugee Compact

The Center has filed a civil lawsuit under the RICO Act against Richard Cohen, President of the SPLC. The case is filed in the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia and seeks damages and an injunction prohibiting Cohen and his colleague, Heidi Beirich, who heads the group's "hate group" project, from repeating the false claim that the Center is a hate group.

The most recent proposal calls for $5 billion in wall funding, which means the funding would have to stop or deter 3 to 4 percent (60,000) of the future illegal crossers over the next decade to pay for itself.

Press Release: Mark Krikorian Reacts to President Trump's Speech

CIS investigated the policy of "controlled flow", in which the governments of Panama and Costa Rica are moving thousands of migrants toward the U.S. southern border.

Topic Page: Travel Threat in Panama and Costa Rica

Oped: Central American Countries Are Helping Middle Easterners Illegally Enter The U.S.

 

The number of certified H-2B workers has risen every year since 2013, growing by an average of 12.4% year-to-year.

H-2B guestworkers are paid less than their American counterparts in 21 of their top 25 job categories

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The Sierra Club's Immigration Obsession

The nation's debates on environmental policies would benefit from the participation of a once well-respected conservation group like the Sierra Club and its deep bench of experts. But perhaps the club has determined there's simply more money in Bob Mueller and border walls than in biofuels and burning coal.

A Modest Shutdown Proposal for Immigration Judges

Considering furloughed IJs for detained cases is worth a shot

This would enable the now-furloughed judges to work during the shutdown; it would help to mitigate any increase in the backlog (and would likely reduce it in the long run); it would free up detention space; and it would serve the interests of justice by speeding up the asylum process for those who are detained, and who have applications pending.