Where you find a border, you usually find somebody pissed off about it. Borders are drawn by wars, treaties and political machinations that sometimes leave things in a state of disarray. And then, sometimes, things get really crazy ...Read more »
An 85-year-old woman who led a female-dominated immigrant smuggling ring was sentenced to 2 1/2 years in prison Thursday in a case that stands out at a time when larger, more violent organizations along the U.S.-Mexico border have muscled groups like hers aside.Read more »
A Simple Libertarian Argument Against Unrestricted Immigration and Open BordersRead more »
The U.S. government will have unmanned surveillance aircraft monitoring the whole southwest border with Mexico from September 1, as it ramps up border security in this election year, a top official said on Monday.Read more »
If you believe in 'private property', how on Earth can you support the State imposed restrictions on that 'property' that make up 'immigration' law? This is an issue where frankly I have significant trouble understanding the rational of the vociferous, and far too often bellicose, opponents of an “open border”, from the standpoint of philosophic principles. The media has largely, as is its wont, couched the debate in the bizarrely false “left-right” dichotomy that we are all all too familiar with. Yet, as is so often the case, that couch has wobbly legs.Read more »
A few minutes ago, I wrote e-mail to a Denver talk show host. The topic today was illegal immigration (he’s against it), Arizona’s
new legislation on the subject (he’s for it), the 16,000 drug war
related deaths, so far, that have occurred on the U.S./Mexican border,
the likelihood that this war will spill over (in fact, it already has)
onto U.S. soil, and the federal government’s complete lack of concern
that it might happen.
Arizona lawmakers on Tuesday passed one of the toughest pieces of immigration-enforcement legislation in the country, which would make it a violation of state law to be in the U.S. without proper documentation. It would also grant police the power to stop and verify the immigration status of anyone they suspect of being illegal.Read more »
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