We put laws in place to deter undesirable behavior. And generally speaking, it’s bad policy to repeal laws because they inconvenience those who would violate them.
Author Matt O'Brien
A Detroit judge recently stopped the deportation of 1,444 Iraqi nationals. This represents another example of judicial activism trying to stop immigration enforcement.
Even after the devastating events of 9/11, foreign nationals still disappear after entering the U.S. on student visas.
U.S. News may be able to demonstrate that some immigrants have been unusually successful in the United States. But it totally forgets the cost of the many that fail to make into the upper echelons of wealth.
Letting un-vetted Russians and Chinese enter U.S. territory (like Guam and Northern Mariana Island) is a bad idea and a security threat to the United Staes. Both Russia and China have significant internal populations of Islamist extremists who would welcome the opportunity to enter the U.S. with minimal scrutiny.