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Nancy Pelosi: A Legislator Whose Comments Make Her Unworthy for Office

So Nancy Pelosi has said at a press briefing that the parents of so-called "Dreamers" "did a great thing" when they had their children smuggled to the United States. You know, the same Nancy Pelosi who is the minority leader in the House of Representatives and one-time speaker of the House, who was third in line to the presidency.

Leaked Refugee Report Suffers Significant Flaws

The start of my recent piece at National Review Online: 

The New York Times has posted an unfinished report by the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) that examines the fiscal impact of post-1980 refugees. Its preliminary finding is that refugees who have arrived since 1980 created a net fiscal benefit of $63 billion (taxes paid minus costs created) over the 10 years from 2005 to 2014.

Alabama's Sen. Strange Owns Big Part of an EB-5 Regional Center

Alabama's new and embattled senator, Luther Strange (R), who faces a tough primary election on Tuesday, September 26, owns a large chunk of an EB-5 regional center. These centers are U.S.-based and Department of Homeland Security-licensed, and play a middleman role between aliens essentially buying visas, and U.S. real estate developers who use the investments.

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