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Birthright Citizenship as a Magnet

Mother gives birth after entering illegally, and the family is then released

There are legal arguments against the proposition that all children born on U.S. soil, and in a particular children born to aliens illegally present, are automatically granted U.S. citizenship. To turn off this particular magnet, the Trump administration and its Justice Department may want to explore those arguments.

New H-1B Regulations Do Nothing for U.S. Workers

Trump staffing failures leave foxes guarding the hen house

Donald J. Trump's greatest failing as president has been staffing. This is rather surprising given his experience as a business leader.

The problem is twofold. First, after nearly two years in office, Trump still has not filled many positions. The result is that many government operations are still in the hands of Obama holdover and career bureaucrats who undermine the president. Second, Trump has filled many important positions with people who do not support his agenda.

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