A federal judge has ruled that a lawsuit may proceed against the Biden administration for violating the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) by failing to provide an environmental impact analysis of its border policies.
The U.S. needs more immigrants, many more, to "grow the economy" we are constantly being told by economic "experts." We don't want to be like Japan, they say. Yet, Japan scores much higher than the U.S. on most economic indicators, including its ability to avoid the high inflation gripping the U.S. and the E.U.
A broad coalition of immigration reductionist organizations, including NumbersUSA, have joined several past administration officials to urge Congressional Republican leaders to unite their members behind a "flagship" border security bill in the next Congress.
By almost any measure, the situation at the border is getting worse. The best way to help the majority of people in the sending countries is to help them where they are. The best way to discourage illegal immigration is to remove the incentives. Biden’s strategy is to offer more.
U.S. Customs and Border Protection announced today that they had over 188,000 illegal alien encounters at the southern border through the month of June alone. CBP noted in a press release that agents encountered 123,838 unique aliens in June, meaning tens of thousands of aliens continue to make multiple attempts to illegally cross the southern border.
NEPA is one of the most sweeping pieces of legislation ever passed, requiring substantial effort on the part of every federal agency to comply. NEPA pertains to federal action on immigration, but since 1970 this area of public policy has been ignored. Why is that?
Human trafficking continues because the U.S. government refuses to take adequate steps to combat illegal immigration. Amnesty will only encourage more of the same. Border security and interior enforcement -- not lip service to the "rule of law" -- are necessary to end this scourge.
As part of NumberUSA's mission, the Media Standards Project team analyzed and reviewed news throughout the year focusing on media that elevated discussions about how immigration limits and levels should serve our national interest. While the global pandemic and U.S. elections dominated news cycles this year, these events also influenced writers on how to broach immigration topics.
These 10 noteworthy pieces encapsulate the immigration conversations that took place during 2020 that will help inform policy decisions for 2021.