DHS Releases FY 2017 Enforcement Statistics

The immigration enforcement numbers for Fiscal Year 2017 released today by the Trump administration show very good progress in restoring the integrity of our immigration system and reversing the disastrous policies of the previous administration. In particular, I am encouraged to see a 25 percent increase in interior removals, which had plunged to a 10-year low last year, and an increase in enforcement directed at criminals and fugitives – and particularly gang members.

A Tribute to Otis Graham

Otis L. Graham, Jr., founding chairman of the Center for Immigration Studies Board, died recently at his home in California. I would like to write a few words of tribute for this remarkable man, for whom I will always feel respect, admiration, and affection.

'Vulnerability' Is No Longer the Key to Selecting Refugees for Resettlement

But we knew that already.

The refugee resettlement program is a protection tool available to the most vulnerable refugees, such as victims of torture, gender-based violence, or extreme trauma, or those in need of special care they cannot find in their country of refuge. Or so we were told over and over again by U.S. officials, United Nations officers, and refugee advocates.
Topics: Refugees

Zadvydas Claims More Victims

Edmonton attacker released under 2001 SCOTUS ruling

The "credible fear" process was not the only immigration policy that failed in the case of Abdulahi Hasan Sharif, a Somali national charged in connection with an attack in Canada.