Obama Details Immigration Executive Actions, GOP Considers Lawsuit

By: Friday November 21, 2014 5:53 am

Last night President Barack Obama laid out the executive actions he would take to help some undocumented immigrants stay in the country. In the speech Obama broke his plan into three parts – border security, opportunities for high-skilled immigrants, and his plan to allow roughly five million undocumented immigrants stay in the country and not [...]

Obama To Announce Executive Action On Immigration

By: Thursday November 20, 2014 5:54 am

President Barack Obama plans to announce his executive action on immigration today. According to The Washington Post  the actions will protect roughly 5 million immigrants from deportation. The announcement will occur this evening with a comprehensive layout of the plan coming Friday in a speech in Las Vegas with Latino supporters. Obama put off taking [...]

Rick Perry Sends Texas National Guard Troops To Border

By: Tuesday July 22, 2014 7:50 am

Texas Governor Rick Perry, now sporting glasses perhaps to overcome questions concerning low intelligence, announced he will be sending 1000 Texas National Guard soldiers to help secure Texas’ border with Mexico as part of “Operation Strong Safety.” The move comes after 50,000 children arrived at the border from Central American countries seeking asylum from the [...]

Memo Reveals Rahm Emanuel Advised President Clinton To Achieve ‘Record Deportations’

By: Monday July 21, 2014 9:59 am

On November 20th, 1996, Rahm Emanuel had an idea. Amidst the joy of the re-election of his friend and mentor, President Bill Clinton, Emanuel saw an opportunity for the president to help the Democratic Party maintain a perceived “parity” with the GOP on crime – record deportations. The revelation is contained in recently released documents from [...]

Obama Asks Congress For $3.7 Billion To Deal With Recent Surge Of Child Immigrants

By: Wednesday July 9, 2014 5:15 am

President Obama has asked Congress for roughly $4 billion to process the 52,000 Central American children who recently came across the Texas border. Not surprisingly, Republicans in Congress are having none of it. The GOP are claiming that the problem is due to Obama not protecting the border and, in some cases, saying Obama himself [...]

Israel’s Espionage On US Raises Issues On New Visa Rules

By: Wednesday May 7, 2014 11:18 am

It is no secret that the US-Israeli relationship has been tense lately, especially after Israeli officials labeled Secretary of State Kerry an “anti-Semite.” Later Kerry would be recorded at a Trilateral Commission meeting warning that Israel could become an apartheid state. But even during more cordial times Israel has seen the US as a key [...]

DHS Looking To Create National License Plate Tracking System

By: Wednesday February 19, 2014 11:00 am

The problem with creating billion dollar bureaucracies like the Department of Homeland Security for insignificant threats like “terrorism” is that the administrators have nothing better to do all day but think of new ways to justify their existence and expand their power. Enter DHS’ newest proposal to create a national license plate tracking system. Forget [...]

Elon Musk Left Mark Zuckerberg’s Group Due To Group’s “Cynical Politics”

By: Friday May 31, 2013 11:00 am

Successful entrepreneur and South African immigrant Elon Musk disclosed that he left Mark Zuckerberg’s political advocacy group FWD.us out of disgust with the organization’s cynical political tactics. Musk made the disclosure during an interview at All Things Digital (start at 56:30). WALTER MOSSBERG: Since we just touched on immigration, can you explain what happened with [...]

Heritage Foundation Faces Backlash Over Immigration Report

By: Friday May 10, 2013 6:01 am

Jim DeMint’s coming out party as head of the Heritage Foundation is not going very well. The conservative think tank’s immigration report – which labels the cost of immigration reform at $6.3 trillion and was co-authored by a white supremacist – has caused a backlash against the group from prominent Republican lawmakers and party donors. [...]

Associated Press Will No Longer Use The Term “Illegal Immigrant”

By: Wednesday April 3, 2013 8:03 am

One of the world’s leading wire services, the Associated Press, has announced it will no longer use the term “illegal immigrant.” The term illegal immigrant is considered derogatory by many as referring to a person rather than an act. The Stylebook no longer sanctions the term “illegal immigrant” or the use of “illegal” to describe [...]

Obama Lays Out Immigration Position

By: Wednesday January 30, 2013 5:55 am

In a press conference yesterday President Obama laid out his administration’s position on immigration reform endorsing a bipartisan plan being floated in Congress and laying out his views. First, I believe we need to stay focused on enforcement. That means continuing to strengthen security at our borders. It means cracking down more forcefully on businesses [...]

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