The problem of remittances

From CNNMoney: I send money home to Mexico to support my family by Patrick Gillespie | March 20, 2017: 12:16 PM ET Dalia Maldonado is considered a life saver by her family and friends in Mexico. She paid for her father Francisco’s knee surgeries. She pitched in $400 for her friend Esmeralda’s leukemia treatment. And …

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Why the enforcement of immigration laws should please the left

From eater.com, a food and restaurant site: How Immigration Raids Destroy the Lives of Food Workers Comparing the tactics of Trump’s administration to the Bush era by Tove Danovich | March 16, 2017, 2:02pm EDT On February 22, 2017, exactly 55 unauthorized workers1 went missing from Mississippi restaurants after Immigration and Customs Enforcement agents (ICE) …

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Two stories about illegal immigration

From CNNMoney: Mexican company: We’ll provide cement for border wall by Patrick Gillespie and Fidel Gutierrez | March 2, 2017: 10:58 AM ET Irony alert: One of Mexico’s biggest corporations says it’s willing to provide the cement for President Trump’s proposed border wall. Cemex, one of the world’s largest providers of building materials, said Wednesday …

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Democrisy: The hypocrisy of The New York Times

From William Teach of The Pirate’s Cove: NY Times Tells Cities To Violate Federal Law And Be Sanctuaries For Illegal Aliens March 3, 2017 – 6:58 am Lawrence Downes is a long time member of the NY Times Editorial Board, whose focus is on immigration. One would think that he is aware of federal statues …

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A most revealing word

From CNNMoney: Mexicans rush money home before potential Trump tax by Patrick Gillespie | March 1, 2017: 4:13 PM ET Mexicans in the U.S. are sending more money home and at a faster pace in part due to fears that President Trump may soon put restrictions the money transfers. Remittances — cash transfers from the …

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The downstream effects of illegal immigration

From the Allentown Morning Call: Rape investigation leads to arrest of undocumented workers in Palmerton By Dan Sheehan | February 22, 2017 | 8:03 PM EST A sexual assault allegation against two undocumented immigrants in Palmerton led to the arrest of three other men who were also in the country illegally, officials said. Jose Antonio …

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Why can’t every illegal immigrant do things the way Adriano Espaillot did?

Alisyn Camarota interviewed Representative Adriano Espaillot (D-NY13) on CNN’s New Day this morning. It seems that Mr Espaillot first arrived in this country at age 9, with his parents, and they overstayed their visas, making them illegal immigrants.1 Then, for reasons not brought up in the interview, Mr Espaillot’s parents returned the family home, to …

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The dirty little secrets of illegal immigration

Mr Sulu tweeted: Make no mistake: The ICE raids in six states are not business as usual. They are meant to terrorize and destabilize our cities, communities. — George Takei (@GeorgeTakei) February 11, 2017 The tweet, of course, refers to Guadalupe Garcia de Rayos, an illegal immigrant who had been living in Arizona, and convicted …

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Three conflicting values

From ABC News: Exclusive: US May Have Let ‘Dozens’ of Terrorists Into Country As Refugees By James Gordon Meek, Cindy Galli and Brian Ross | November 20, 2013 QUANTICO, Virginia — Several dozen suspected terrorist bombmakers, including some believed to have targeted American troops, may have mistakenly been allowed to move to the United States …

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Sally Quillian Yates, Leftist Heroine

From The Wall Street Journal: White House Fires Acting Attorney General Sally Yates After She Defies Immigration Ban Virginia U.S. attorney Dana Boente tapped to replace holdover Obama appointee By Devlin Barrett and Damian Paletta | Updated Jan. 31, 2017 10:52 a.m. ET WASHINGTON—The White House on Monday fired acting Attorney General Sally Yates for …

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