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The Founders' Immigration Policy: Open Borders

"Today is the anniversary of the passage of America's first immigration and naturalization law, the Naturalization Act of 1790 . Passed in the first Congress, it had zero restrictions on immigration. You read that right, the first immigration law passed in the United States, by the Founders...

Immigrants Did Not Take Your Job

"Mark Krikorian, executive director of the anti-immigrant Center for Immigration Studies (CIS) and author of the book The New Case Against Immigration: Both Illegal and Legal , criticized a remark I made to Washington Times reporter Stephen Dinan about a new CIS memo. The memo, which can be found...

Will 2014 Be The Year For Comprehensive Immigration Reform?

"Alex Nowrasteh, immigration policy analyst at the Cato Institute, a libertarian think tank, believes an election year may work in favor a measure being passed. “There is obviously not enough time to pass immigration reform in 2013,” Nowrasteh said. “The Syrian crisis, Obamacare’s...