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The Forced Labor Convictions Come One by One Hurrah? Hurrah?

By Jared Culver

There is a good deal of discussion right now about forced labor in China and the seafood industry, among others. Many in Congress are up in arms about securing America’s supply chain to ensure goods and services entering America are not enabled by forced labor. While this is laudable, the same Congress, media, and Executive … Continued

The Department of Labor and the ‘Child Labor Tax’

By Jared Culver

A working theory of government is that they can reduce undesirable behavior by taxing it. When the government wanted to reform the health insurance industry, they imposed a tax penalty for citizens who refused to buy health insurance. The government taxes early distributions of retirement savings accounts because it wants to discourage early withdrawals. This … Continued

You Should Be Worried More About Criminals Than Crime Rates

By Jared Culver

The current cause celebre of the open borders crowd is the oft-repeated canard that illegal aliens are less likely statistically to commit a crime than American citizens. The veracity of that statement is very much in doubt for all sorts of reasons, including the pesky fact that many law enforcement encounters do not inquire or … Continued

New Regulations Demonstrate H2 Visas Need Real Reform

By Jared Culver

Both the United States Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) and the Wage and Hour Division (WHD) have noticed new regulations designed to protect foreign workers from the explosion of exploitation within the labor market. While the attempts to stop the exploitation should be applauded, the new regulations are correctly understood as mere Band-Aids on deep … Continued

Tyson Foods Both Closing Plants AND Seeking More Migrant Labor

By Jared Culver

This week has seen reports that Tyson Foods is anxious to hire recent asylum seekers.

Laken Riley Act Empowers States to Stop Biden

By Jared Culver

The House of Representatives is considering H.R. 7511, the Laken Riley Act. The legislation empowers state governments to challenge the plainly illegal actions of presidents.

Why are Unions Supporting Big Business Immigration Policy?

By Jared Culver

Since 2000, labor unions have abandoned their historical skepticism of mass immigration and gradually learned to love bloated labor markets.

Senate Border Bill Codifies Biden Border Policies

By Jared Culver

If one thing is certain today, it is that President Biden’s border policies have been a disaster. He came into power rescinding policies like Remain in Mexico and expanding parole for aliens entering the United States illegally. With each policy step he takes, border numbers increase. As the numbers increase, more states and localities declare … Continued

Biden Legal Pathways Strategy Meets Reality

By Jared Culver

As we prepare to leave January 2024 behind (already!?), the Biden Administration has finally confirmed that there were a record 371,436 encounters of illegal immigrants nationwide, with 302,034 of those encounters at the border, alone, in just this past December. The Administration also bragged about recruiting and releasing, under parole, approximately 327,000 individuals from countries … Continued