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Research on Dreamers Contradicts Public Image

Any day now, President Trump is expected to make a decision on what to do about the controversial (and illegal) Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program, which was launched by President Obama five years ago to give work permits and protection from deportation to illegal aliens who arrived as children and had lived here for five years — the so-called "Dreamers". Your guess is as good as mine on what he will do, but the reality is that only Congress can give authentic and permanent legal status to the Dreamers.

The Human Cost of a Sanctuary County's 'Malicious Compliance' Policy

This is a story of a tragedy that didn't have to happen; one that resulted in the death of a woman, leaving her two children motherless. Bear with me because it'll take a moment to tell, but it's a story, once again, about the evils of stupid, misguided sanctuary policies from a local government determined to show its political correctness at any cost, even when the so-called beneficiaries of such policies — the immigrant community — are, in fact, its victims.

Supplying Police with Military Surplus

Media are reporting that the Trump administration will be reversing a ban instituted by the Obama White House, and will once again permit the disposal of military surplus weaponry and gear by providing it to state and local police agencies.

Reflections on the Pardoning of "Sheriff Joe"

As he telegraphed during his Phoenix, Ariz., rally a few days earlier, President Trump has issued a pardon for Joe Arpaio, former sheriff of Maricopa County, who was convicted some time back of criminal contempt of court for purportedly ignoring the orders of a federal judge. Arpaio was directed to ensure that his deputies ceased their immigration enforcement efforts during traffic and other stops, in which they would inquire into the suspect's immigration status and then tender illegal aliens into the hands of Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) agents.
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