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The immigration secessionists

...Obama years. The administration has thrown the book at states that have dared to aid in the enforcement of federal immigration law, but hasn't moved against jurisdictions acting at cross-purposes to the law. Indeed, it has eased the way for...
Rich Lowry: Extortion as conciliation

...constitutional constraints on his power.The president says that he'd still "prefer" that Congress itself change the immigration laws. For him, this is a positively Madisonian expression of respect for the American constitutional scheme.President...
Cal Thomas: Constitution 'central to our way of life' he got here. He said his father "won the immigration lottery" some years back, was admitted under U.S. immigration law and eventually became a citizen, as did his son. He is proud to be an American and said after he dropped me off...
Rich Lowry: Immigration sinks Cantor that so justify a thoroughgoing cynicism as immigration. The political elite has never cared about enforcing immigration laws; it invariably sells whatever is the latest version of "comprehensive" reform in dishonest terms; and it has...
State of the Union: Obama vows to use powers

...isn't abandoning Congress completely. He made a renewed pitch for legislation to overhaul the nation's fractured immigration laws, perhaps his best opportunity for signing significant legislation this year. But the odds remain long, with many...
Rich Lowry: Obama's 'man-caused' disaster

...Congress for more money for its priorities at the same time the president is promising, in effect, to suspend yet more immigration laws in response to the failure of "comprehensive immigration reform." Republicans in Congress should crumple up the...

...quickly as the government can.Republican lawmakers had decided to scuttle any votes on a comprehensive overhaul of immigration laws this year. Now, they are urging prompt legislative action to stem the flow of Central Americans into the United...
A constitutional crisis for fun and profit implement an entirely new dispensation.There is some leeway for executive discretion, or deferred action, in immigration law, but everyone has always understood that it's very limited. Not too long ago, President Obama eloquently explained...
Obama: Nation stronger, GOP should back his plans

...ground on two agenda items he has pushed vigorously since winning re-election: overhauling the nation's fractured immigration laws and enacting tougher gun control measures in the wake of the horrific massacre of school children in Newtown, Conn...
Straight to the point: Candidates participate in chamber forum

...attend. The candidates addressed ways to improve the Kenai Peninsula and Alaska's economies, Arizona's illegal immigration law, state retirement systems, Certificate of Need laws pertaining to the state's health care facilities, abortion...


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