Ryan's Immigration Bill: An Analysis of Border Security Provisions

The U.S. House of Representatives has moved with haste to put together an immigration bill, which will potentially make its way to the floor this week giving the public very little time to understand the provisions or the impact. 

Read also: Border Loophole, Interior Enforcement, and Judicial Review Provisions

A Compromise Immigration Bill, and a Compromise on the Compromise

There are two immigration bills the U.S. House of Representatives is expected to vote on next week. The first is limited but nourishing, and the second is what remains after removing much of value.

Would a Citizenship Question on the 2020 Census Reduce Response Rates?

Testimony Prepared for the House Judiciary Committee Subcommittee on the Constitution and Civil Justice

The Census Bureau in its memorandum outlying its decision to put a citizenship question back on the census indicated that citizenship data at the local level would help the Department of Justice better enforce the Voting Rights Act.

Immigration Newsmaker: A Conversation with ICE Acting Director Tom Homan

Thomas D. Homan, Acting Director of U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE), was featured in an Immigration Newsmaker conversation on Tuesday, June 5.

A transcript and video of the event is now available.

Three Cheers for a Tight Labor Market

The unemployment rate is down, and employers are howling for more immigration because they say they can’t get enough workers.

Their howling should be music to our ears.

Ryan's Immigration Bill
Ryan's Immigration Bill
Two House Immigration Bills
Two House Immigration Bills
Census Citizenship Question
Census Citizenship Question
ICE Acting Director Tom Homan
ICE Acting Director Tom Homan
Three Cheers for a Tight Labor Market
Three Cheers for a Tight Labor Market

The U.S. House of Representatives has moved with haste to put together an immigration bill, which will potentially make its way to the floor this week giving the public very little time to understand the provisions or the impact. 

Read also: Border Loophole, Interior Enforcement, and Judicial Review Provisions

There are two immigration bills the U.S. House of Representatives is expected to vote on next week. The first is limited but nourishing, and the second is what remains after removing much of value.

Testimony Prepared for the House Judiciary Committee Subcommittee on the Constitution and Civil Justice

The Census Bureau in its memorandum outlying its decision to put a citizenship question back on the census indicated that citizenship data at the local level would help the Department of Justice better enforce the Voting Rights Act.

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Thomas D. Homan, Acting Director of U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE), was featured in an Immigration Newsmaker conversation on Tuesday, June 5.

A transcript and video of the event is now available.

The unemployment rate is down, and employers are howling for more immigration because they say they can’t get enough workers.

Their howling should be music to our ears.

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'We will not apologize for doing our job'

Homeland Security Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen has been accused of being somewhat soft on her boss's signature issue, not entirely without justification. But she is standing firm, so far, against the wave of hysteria accompanying family separations accompanying the administration's attempt to enforce the border.

Ryan's Immigration Bill: Border Loophole, Interior Enforcement, and Judicial Review Provisions

Division B, titles III and IV of the bill provide several crucial fixes that are necessary to plug loopholes that have been exploited by families sending unaccompanied alien children (UACs) to enter the United States illegally, and by alien parents arriving illegally in the United States with children. Significantly, it also would prevent parents entering illegally from being separated from their children in immigration detention.