Kristian gives his thoughts on the implications of shifting immigration politics in Arizona: “A combination of real improvements along the border, a series of high-profile legal and political defeats, and a rallying of business and community leaders against the social … Continue reading
Simon recently published this op-ed analyzing why Republican criticism of DHS is misplaced and how real success achieved at the border should be guiding Congress’s debate over immigration reform.
Immigration System Won’t Be Solved By Militarizing the Border, ABC News, Univision, June 24, 2013 Immigration Bill Will Pass in Senate if Changes Avoided, Bloomberg, June 24, 2013 Cost of Border Deal Questioned, Arizona Republic, June 22, 2013 5 Potential ‘Border Surge’ Pitfalls, Politico, June … Continue reading
During yesterday’s House Judiciary Committee hearing yesterday on the SAFE Act, Pinal County Sheriff Paul Babeu urged the House to reject the Senate immigration legislation and increase law enforcement and police authority. However Karen Tumlin, of the National Immigration Law … Continue reading
The Gang of Eight compromise remained strong yesterday as the Senate defeated an amendment from Sen. Grassley with a 57-43 vote. The amendment would have delayed the pathway to citizenship provisions of the bill. Supporters and critics of the bill … Continue reading
Several sponsors of the Senate immigration bill are trying to draft an alternative to Sen. John Cornyn’s RESULTS amendment which they fear could permanently impede the proposed path the citizenship for undocumented immigrants in the US. One of those sponsors, … Continue reading
Members of the bipartisan Gang of Eight who drafted the original Senate immigration bill are pushing back against Senator John Cornyn’s RESULTS amendment that seeks to increase border enforcement saying it is a “poison pill.” The Cornyn amendment, meanwhile, is … Continue reading