For the Rule of Law, An Independent Immigration Court

Over the past seven years, hundreds of thousands of migrants who have entered illegally have swelled the dockets of the immigration courts. Reducing the level of illegal immigration at the Southwest border would reduce the immigration court backlog.

Texas Think Tank Focuses on Chaos at the Border

Parsing Immigration Policy, Episode 37

The Honorable John Hostettler, vice president of the TPPF federal affairs initiative, States Trust, joins Parsing Immigration Policy to talk about policies and actions that states can take to secure the border.

Dispatches from Southern Mexico

Waves of mass migration at the U.S. border, like the country experienced in Del Rio in September 2021, have been replaced by diffused surges of people organized by the Mexican government.

Mexico’s Duplicitous ‘Ant Operation’

In Mexico’s Deep South, the United Nations Explains Handing Cash to U.S.-Bound Migrants

Immigrant Population Hits Record 46.2 Million

Foreign-born population declined through mid-2020, then rebounded dramatically

An analysis of Census Bureau data from November 2021 shows that the total U.S. immigrant population (legal and illegal) has reached 46.2 million — the highest number ever recorded in American history.

Deportations Plummet Under Biden Enforcement Policies

The Center for Immigration Studies recently obtained detailed records on deportations from the U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE), through a Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) request, showing a collapse in immigration enforcement under policies imposed by the Biden administration.

An Independent Immigration Court
An Independent Immigration Court
Texas Think Tank Focuses on Border
Texas Think Tank Focuses on Border
Dispatches from Southern Mexico
Dispatches from Southern Mexico
Immigrant Population Hits Record
Immigrant Population Hits Record
Deportations Plummet Under Biden
Deportations Plummet Under Biden

Over the past seven years, hundreds of thousands of migrants who have entered illegally have swelled the dockets of the immigration courts. Reducing the level of illegal immigration at the Southwest border would reduce the immigration court backlog.

Parsing Immigration Policy, Episode 37

The Honorable John Hostettler, vice president of the TPPF federal affairs initiative, States Trust, joins Parsing Immigration Policy to talk about policies and actions that states can take to secure the border.

Waves of mass migration at the U.S. border, like the country experienced in Del Rio in September 2021, have been replaced by diffused surges of people organized by the Mexican government.

Mexico’s Duplicitous ‘Ant Operation’

In Mexico’s Deep South, the United Nations Explains Handing Cash to U.S.-Bound Migrants

Foreign-born population declined through mid-2020, then rebounded dramatically

An analysis of Census Bureau data from November 2021 shows that the total U.S. immigrant population (legal and illegal) has reached 46.2 million — the highest number ever recorded in American history.

The Center for Immigration Studies recently obtained detailed records on deportations from the U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE), through a Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) request, showing a collapse in immigration enforcement under policies imposed by the Biden administration.

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Mayorkas Begs Sanctuary City Mayors for Cooperation

He needn’t have bothered — his ‘new and gentler’ ICE isn’t going to change progressives’ minds

DHS Secretary Alejandro Mayorkas delivered remarks before the 90th Winter Meeting of the U.S. Conference of Mayors last week. He began with the usual pleasantries, but his talk got interesting when he got to immigration and Mayorkas started begging the majordomos of sanctuary cities for cooperation with his new and gentler ICE. He needn’t have bothered because he wasn’t going to change any minds.

The Biden Administration Wants to Expand the Controversial OPT Program

OPT pays employers to hire recent alien college grads rather than recent U.S. grads

The Biden administration is expanding what is considered a STEM field of study for the purposes of the OPT guestworker program. The program is based on the legal fiction that former foreign students are still "students", and thus neither they nor their employers have to pay payroll taxes, thus subsidizing their employment at the expense of American workers.