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Will House Republicans Accept the Senate Proposal for Immigration Reform?

Former House Judiciary Committee counsel Nolan Rappaport goes through the recent bipartisan Senate proposal for immigration reform and discusses its pluses, minuses, and prospects in the House of Representatives. Excerpt: "...Resistance to comprehensive immigration reform in the House of Representatives...

Nolan Rappaport: Harvest of Shame Revisited

"The Border Security, Economic Opportunity, and Immigration Modernization Act of 2013, S744, includes an agricultural worker program, and the House immigration reform bill will have one too. Yet most Americans know very little about the Bracero Program, the nation's largest experiment with agricultural...

Nolan Rappaport: Is DHS Enforcing Our Immigration Laws?

Washington insider Nolan Rappaport takes a look at the controversies surrounding DHS' enforcement of current immigration laws.

What is SBInet? And what does it have to do with spending billions of dollars on border security?

"At least four primary areas of concern remain since the creation of the Secure Border Initiative amid its failed line of predecessors and recent program failures: (1) A lack of oversight of security contracts with defense contractors; (2) The contracts themselves favor over-spending and other abuses;...

Nolan Rappaport: Is There A Better Way? - Meeting the Challenge of Unaccompanied Alien Children at the Southwest Border

Nolan Rappaport, former immigration counsel on the House Judiciary Committee representing the Democrats on the Immigration, Border Security, and Claims Subcommittee, recommends getting the UNHCR involved in addressing the current refugee crisis on our southern border.