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Angelo Paparelli: Journalism's Immigration Challenge

"Immigration, perhaps more than any other subject, challenges professional journalists. The law is complex, obscure and difficult to understand and even harder to explain. Immigration procedures are varied and the decisions of courts and bureaucrats often seem arbitrary, inconsistent or...

Immigration's Hobgoblin: A Foolish Inconsistency

"When is consistency a virtue and when is it foolish? In matters migrational, consistency is virtuous when it leads to predictable and uniformly equitable results, when it achieves harmony and a general perception of even-handedness among stakeholders. It is folly when mistakes, consistently...

Video: Angelo Paparelli on Why and How More Open Immigration Regulations Can Boost the U.S. Economy

"Nowadays, whenever we hear about immigration in the news it is almost always a result of controversy over new and extremely strict immigration regulations. Of course, we’re talking about regulations like the ones in place in Arizona and Alabama, presumedly implemented to keep jobs...

Angelo on Obama, jobs, vegetables

"Imagine if he looked back among the weapons of his and every American boy's childhood and pulled out his lowly pea shooter . Rather than appease , he could shoot peas -- fresh green orbs of power in the form of executive orders that he alone propels from the White House. No more appeasement...

The President Has Spoken - Can DHS Make the Immigration DREAM Come True?

"The task now falls to the Homeland Security Department's immigration components, U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) and Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE), to review the anticipated flood of cases for deferred-action eligibility and issue work permits to a population...

Memo to Immigration Reformers: 'First catch your [EB-5] hare!'

"[A]s everyone knows, Congress, the White House and the pro- and anti-immigration advocacy groups are busy arguing the pillars of immigration reform: border security, employment-based visa reforms, a path to citizenship for unauthorized immigrants, and future flows of legal immigrants and sojourners...