Ira Mehlman

Ira joined the Federation for American Immigration Reform (FAIR) in 1986 with experience as a journalist, professor of journalism, special assistant to Gov. Richard Lamm (Colorado), and press secretary of the House Defense Appropriations Subcommittee. His columns have appeared in National Review, LA Times, NY Times, Washington Post, Newsweek, and more. He is an experienced TV and radio commentator.

Déjà Vu: Two Middle Eastern Illegal Aliens Attempt to Enter Secure Virginia Military Facility in a Box Truck

On May 3, two Jordanian illegal aliens were apprehended as they attempted to enter the Marine Corps base in Quantico,…

What Do We Want? Everything! Migrants Send List of Demands to Denver City Officials

As the surge of illegal immigration began to unfold at the start of the Biden administration, the city of Denver,…

Philadelphia Prides Itself on Being a Sanctuary City, but Migrants Complain the City is Letting Them Down

Philadelphia promised that its schools would be a “welcoming sanctuary” for illegal aliens. However, as migrants pour into the City…

The One Benefit Illegal Migrants in New York are Turning Down: A Ticket Out of Town

Last November, a team of FAIR researchers headed to New York City to assess and document the impact of the…

Mayorkas Couldn’t Be More Wrong about His Accusation that Gov. Abbott “Couldn’t Be More Wrong” about Controlling the Border

On Sunday, impeached Homeland Security Secretary appeared on CNN’s State of the Union program. During his appearance, Mayorkas took dead…