From the start of my op-ed posted today at TheHill.com:
Though it received little coverage, Feb. 26 marked the 22nd anniversary of the 1993 World Trade Center attack. Since the attack happened at the hands of immigrants welcomed into the country by the federal government, it is worth remembering that the attack could have been prevented through careful enforcement of immigration laws and that the attackers were empowered by the 1986 amnesty.
Despite claims from amnesty advocates, there is little evidence that national security benefits from mass legalization programs aimed at rewarding foreigners who clandestinely enter the United States or overstay a visa.
Read the rest here.