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A Clash of Conservatives in Kansas

A Clash of Conservatives in Kansas

Anti-tax crusader Grover Norquist came to Topeka this week to serve as a counterweight to Kansas Secretary of State Kris Kobach in the national debate over immigration reform. Norquist, the president of Americans for Tax Reform, is best known for persuading congressional Republicans to sign his anti-tax pledge. However, he is also an opponent of [...]

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At Supreme Court, Arizona Gets Help from the Usual Suspects

At Supreme Court, Arizona Gets Help from the Usual Suspects

Following the filing last week of Arizona’s brief defending SB 1070, the Supreme Court has received a barrage of briefs supporting the notorious immigration law from a none-too-surprising array of suspects. As might be expected, the arguments range from the predictable (that the Obama Administration fails to enforce the immigration laws) to the provocative (that [...]

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Report by Maryland State Panel Details Positive Approach to Immigration

Report by Maryland State Panel Details Positive Approach to Immigration

A new report from the Commission to Study the Impact of Immigrants in Maryland concludes that immigrants bring a plethora of economic, social, and cultural contributions to the state of Maryland. The commission, which was created by the Maryland General Assembly, also warns against attempts to deal with unauthorized immigration through enforcement-only policies that needlessly [...]

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New Report Challenges Notion that Harsh Enforcement Measures Drive Unauthorized Immigrants Out

New Report Challenges Notion that Harsh Enforcement Measures Drive Unauthorized Immigrants Out

Last week, a new report released by the Pew Hispanic Center found that nearly two-thirds of all unauthorized adult immigrants currently living in the U.S. (10.2 million) have been here for at least 10 years and nearly half of them (4.7 million) are parents of minor children. The longevity of their U.S. residency and pattern [...]

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