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.

Will San Francisco Honor the ICE Detainer Request for Pelosi’s Attacker? And Would ICE Have Issued One If the Victim Had Been Someone Else?

San Francisco generally ignores ICE detainer requests per city ordinance. But ICE has issued a detainer request for David DePape,…

More than 100,000 New York City Kids are Homeless, While Migrants are Put Up in Swank Hotels

New York City officials remain “extremely concerned” about the fact that, for the past seven years, more than 100,000 school…

PolitiFact Strikes Again! “Don’t Believe Your Lyin’ Eyes, Everything is Just Fine at the Border,” Say the “Fact-Checkers”

Last week President Joe Biden declared about half of all Americans to be a threat to democracy. Not to be…

The Other, Even Deadlier, Crisis at the Border: Fentanyl

Sunday will mark the 21st anniversary of the attacks of 9/11 that claimed the lives of 2,977 people at the…

Information Wars: PolitiFact Rules Rep. Grothman’s Border Claims “Mostly True” Employing “Entirely Absurd” Reasoning

Be sure to fact check the fact checkers. Even if you are inclined to believe that the person who created…