Immigration

Professional Courtesy

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"Cuban authorities recently sentenced a Cuban-born U.S. resident to life in prison for smuggling Cuban citizens out of Cuba. Meanwhile U.S. officials, working in cooperation with their Cuban communist counterparts, continue to attack defenseless Cuban refugees and repatriate them to Cuba. If any of the Cuban or U.S. government ... [click for more]

Repatriation: The Ugly Side of Immigration Laws

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Recently, off the shores of Miami, Florida, the American people were exposed to the ugly side of immigration laws-the forcible repatriation of illegal immigrants to their country of origin. Television viewers watched in horror as U.S. Coast Guard officials, using water cannons and pepper spray, attacked Cuban refugees in ... [click for more]

Who Are the Real Immigration Lawbreakers?

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Who are the real immigration lawbreakers - foreign citizens who cross illegally into the United States in search of work or U.S. officials who arrest and incarcerate them? The Declaration of Independence emphasized that all men (not just Americans) are endowed by their Creator with certain fundamental and inherent ... [click for more]

The Truth about Cuba Could Set Us Free

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Ever since I discovered libertarianism 20 years ago, people have asked me why libertarians have such extreme views. After all, libertarians advocate the abolition, not the reform, of such things as public schooling, public housing, farm subsidies, Social Security, Medicare, Medicaid, drug laws, gun control, and the IRS and ... [click for more]

Loving the Poor and Compassionate Conservatism

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One of the biggest con jobs in American political history has been that which the Democratic Party has perpetrated on the American people. To justify the existence of the socialistic welfare state, along with the $1.7 trillion in taxation needed to fund it, Democrats proclaim, "We love the poor, the ... [click for more]

Support Cuban Dissidents-Lift the Embargo

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If the Cuban authorities persist in jailing Cuban citizens for criticizing Cuban socialism, they might have to implement a new five-year plan for prison expansion. I recently spent a week in Cuba. Since the United States embargo against Cuba makes it a criminal offense for Americans to spend money there, I had ... [click for more]

The Mexican Heritage in the American Southwest

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For decades, the federal government has waged war against Mexican immigrants attempting to enter the United States. They have shot and killed them in violent confrontations. They have jailed them in detention centers. They have spent millions of dollars building a fortified wall along the California-Mexico border. They have ... [click for more]

Open Borders: A Gift from the Founders

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Americans are a fortunate people. More than 200 years ago, our Founding Fathers had the wisdom and foresight to protect us from the government officials of today. The Framers of the Constitution ensured that the respective states of the Union would be forever prohibited from implementing trade restrictions and ... [click for more]

End the Immigration War and Open the Borders

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With much fanfare, the federal government recently announced it had smashed the largest ever alien-smuggling ring, which allegedly brought thousands of Indians and other foreigners into the United States for $20,000 a head. In announcing the results of the yearlong operation, code-named "Operation Seek and Keep," Attorney General Janet ... [click for more]

The Heart of Mexican Independence

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Last summer, I spent a two-week vacation studying Spanish in San Miguel de Allende, Mexico, which is located in the heart of Mexico, about three hours north of Mexico City. This is the area of Mexico where the fight for independence from Spanish rule began in 1810. On September 16 of ... [click for more]

Tear Down the Wall and Open the Borders

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Perhaps we ought to lament the tearing down of the Berlin Wall. It might have been less costly and more efficient to simply move it to the southern border of the United States. Four years ago, the federal government initiated Operation Gatekeeper, a massive crackdown on illegal immigration into California. ... [click for more]

Domestic Passports for Hispanic-Americans

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All of us have become accustomed to traveling with our passports when we leave the United States. But how many people realize that Hispanic-Americans must carry their passports when they travel domestically? I recently visited my hometown of Laredo, Texas, which is located on the southern border of the United ... [click for more]
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