Thursday, October 23, 2014 08:42 AM
Recently a BBC Panorama program called "Student Visa Scandal", which exposed cheating in the UK's foreign student system, was called to my attention. It has two strong messages for this side of the water:
- U.S. broadcasters: Do some investigative reporting on immigration cheating; and
He had a gruff truck driver's voice, with the hint of Scandinavia you sometimes hear in the Upper Midwest, and he had several thoroughly justifiable grievances about how some temporary foreign workers (H-2Bs) were adversely affecting his life.
He also painted a highly nuanced picture of how
The Public Religion Research Institute ought to be more careful with both its polling and its commentary on it. It has already put into the public domain a thoroughly misleading poll on the public's preferred choices on immigration reform. That poll gave respondents two options, only one
The administration's refusal to use immigration policy to keep Americans safe from the Ebola virus is symptomatic of the administration's general immigration philosophy. The administration prefers not to distinguish between legal and illegal immigrants, ignoring the fiscal, labor, and security
The Obama administration's latest symbolic, open-the-flood-gates-a-little-bit decision (regarding Haitian family immigration) is, of course, deplorable, but it could have been worse. Let me expand on that.
It is deplorable because it is contrary to our nation's 90-plus-year-old decision that
There are two reasons why the state of South Dakota lost tens of millions of dollars from its treasury due to its strange handling of the EB-5 (immigrant investor) program:
- The surrender of a state-owned money-maker (the EB-5 regional center) to private interests under mysterious circumstances
All too often lately we have seen specious decisions coming out of the federal district and circuit courts where immigration-related decisions are concerned. (For just two examples, see here and here.)
I'm happy to report for once, though, that an important decision was reached by
Do you have faith in your local police department?