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The Border as an Attractive Nuisance

The Border as an Attractive Nuisance

Posted by Ada Coddington Among the victims of our ambivalent and half-hearted enforcement of immigration laws are the migrants themselves. Mexico City, Mexico – September 23, 2021: Haitian migrant families wait in front of the Mexican Commission for Refugee Assistance to request refuge in Mexico. Nelson Antoine/Shutterstock If you don’t put a fence around your […]

Signed as Law: New Jersey Bans State and Local Participation in Immigration Detention

Signed as Law: New Jersey Bans State and Local Participation in Immigration Detention

In practice, the law prohibits any state or local government agency from entering into, renewing, or extending a contract, agreement, intergovernmental service agreement, or memorandum of understanding that authorizes a state or local government agency, or a private correctional detention facility to house or detain individuals for federal civil immigration violations.

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Signed as Law: Illinois Limits State and Local Cooperation With Federal Immigration Enforcement

Signed as Law: Illinois Limits State and Local Cooperation With Federal Immigration Enforcement

The new law expands the Illinois Trust Act passed in 2017 prohibiting state and local police from holding a person solely on the basis of a federal immigration detainer. SB667 expands the law to prohibit law enforcement officers from inquiring about or investigating the citizenship, immigration status, or place of birth of any individual in custody, or who has otherwise been stopped or detained.

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So, What the Heck is a “Sanctuary” Anyway?

So, What the Heck is a “Sanctuary” Anyway?

A growing number of states and cities are claiming that they’re now a “sanctuary” on one issue or another. But since these are politicians making the claims, are they telling the truth? Learn what qualifies as a sanctuary and you’ll easily spot the liars.

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Immigration and the Migration or Importation Clause of the Constitution

Immigration and the Migration or Importation Clause of the Constitution

Did a clause addressing slavery also cover immigration? Not according to John Jay and James Madison

Migrant Caravan

Migrant Caravan

  CNN reports the migrant caravan could be weeks away.
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Constitution 101: Immigration vs Naturalization

Constitution 101: Immigration vs Naturalization

When discussing the power of the federal government under the Constitution, some people use the words “immigration” and “naturalization” interchangeably. They shouldn’t.

An Inherent Power to Exclude?

An Inherent Power to Exclude?

“I think the case for executive power to refuse entry to aliens is stronger than he indicates, though I’m less persuaded of it than I once was.”