Immigration and Criminal Justice


, Fast Company
We need this rule to keep foreign-born founders in the U.S.
Caleb Watney

From Fast Company:

But global competition for these highly skilled professionals is becoming much more intense.


, Newsweek
The Right and Left Are Both Wrong on Immigration. Here’s What We Need
Caleb Watney

From Newsweek:

The role of immigrants in high-value industries has also been well-documented; about one fourth of all technology and engineering companies started in the U.S. between 2006 and…

, Des Moines Register
Afghan native’s help to U.S. ‘overwhelmingly unimpeachable,’ yet we’d turn him over to Taliban
Paul Rosenzweig

From Des Moines Register:
But the precedent-setting asylum denial came in 2018 under the Trump administration, after Trump had campaigned pledging to use it more broadly. “In the Matter of…

, The Times and Democrat
Immigration blame game goes forward
Anthony Lamorena

From The Times and Democrat:

Anthony Lamorena is a government affairs specialist at the R Street Institute. Writing for, he says, “The sad truth is it is hard to determine the…

, Inside Sources
Biden’s Border Crisis, an Obama Legacy?
Anthony Lamorena

The detention of migrants at our southern border is nothing new. It is a problem that has long festered in our politics and confounded policymakers. But instead of offering solutions, politicians on…

, The Newnan Times-Herald
“Kids in cages” OK under Biden administration?
Marc Hyden

During his tenure as president, Donald Trump adopted a tough on illegal immigration policy—largely via executive orders—that drew the constant ire of his critics. Border patrol agents…

, CATO Insitute
State Criminal Alien Assistance Program (SCAAP) Data Still Show that Illegal Immigrants Have a Low Crime Rate: A Response to FAIR
Jonathan Haggerty

From CATO Institute:

Yesterday, Spencer Raley at the Federation for American Immigration Reform (FAIR) published a short blog post critical of a blog post that I had written about how State…

, Harvard Political Review
From the Border, into Foster Care
Jonathan Haggerty

From Harvard Political Review:

While the number of migrant families crossing the border still reached its highest levels under the Trump administration, his hardline stance raised the stakes of…

, RealClearPolicy
Biden’s Immigration Enforcement Changes Will Improve Public Safety
Jonathan Haggerty

The Biden Administration recently announced two immigration enforcement policies that are considerable changes from the Trump White House’s approach. While detractors will likely allege weakness…

R Street Applauds U.S. Citizenship Act’s Reforms to Immigration Detention
William Gray

R Street commends Rep. Linda Sanchez (D-CA) for introducing legislation—the U.S. Citizenship Act—that would expand alternatives to detention which have proven more cost-effective and humane than…

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