DHS: Central American Migration Down Since Deportation Raids

by Pete Williams Since the Obama administration began its controversial push to deport Central American immigrants who arrive here illegally, the number trying to enter the US has sharply declined, Homeland Security Secretary Jeh Johnson said Thursday. “I know this has made...

The History and Prospects for Comprehensive Immigration Reform

Immigration and Control Act of 1986 The last major immigration reform legislation Congress passed was the Immigration and Control Act of 1986. It was passed by a Republican Senate led by U.S. Senator Al Simpson of Wyoming and a Democratic House led by Ron Mazzoli, a Democratic...

Cruz’s Right Turn on Immigration Belies More Moderate Past

Ted Cruz has for months repeated that when it comes to immigration, he has never supported granting “amnesty” or “legalization” to people in the United States illegally. He’s half right. Cruz once advised a White House working group that crafted...
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