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Trump Is Wrong To Want To End Birthright Citizenship – Conservatives Should Preserve It

by John Yoovia Fox News
Wednesday, October 31, 2018

President Trump threatened Tuesday to unilaterally end the right of some people born on American soil to automatic U.S. citizenship, known as birthright citizenship. “It was always told to me that you needed a constitutional amendment,” to end birthright citizenship, the president said. “Guess what? You don’t.”

Settled Law: Birthright Citizenship and the 14th Amendment

by John Yoovia The American Mind
Wednesday, October 31, 2018

President Donald Trump’s call to end birthright citizenship has sparked a national debate. Within the Republican party, leading voices differ on the legitimacy of citizenship as a birthright. While some embrace the traditional view that the Constitution bestows citizenship on any citizen born on U.S. territory, others agree with Trump that the Constitution permits Congress to decide on citizenship for those not born to U.S. citizens. Alternatively, some acknowledge birthright citizenship, but seek a constitutional amendment to abolish it.

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The Invisible California

by Bruce Thorntonvia Hoover Digest
Monday, October 29, 2018

The coastal elites ignore the Central Valley—yet force it to abide by their decisions. A portrait of California’s own “flyover country.”


Lanhee Chen: Face The Nation

interview with Lanhee J. Chenvia CBS News
Sunday, October 28, 2018

Hoover Institution fellow Lanhee Chen discusses the political atmosphere as well as health care, immigration, and the midterm elections.

Analysis and Commentary

Caravan Contradictions

by Victor Davis Hansonvia American Greatness
Sunday, October 28, 2018

A “caravan”—the euphemism for a current foot-army of more than 10,000 Central Americans—of would-be border crossers has now passed into Mexico. The marchers promise they will continue 1,000 miles and more northward to the U.S. border, despite warnings from President Trump that as unauthorized immigrants they will be turned away. No one has yet explained how, or by whom or what, such a mass of humanity has been supplied, cared for, and organized.


Victor Davis Hanson On The Caravan

interview with Victor Davis Hansonvia The John Batchelor Show
Thursday, October 25, 2018

Hoover Institution fellow Victor Davis Hanson discusses a caravan marching toward the US border as well as explosives delivered to celebrity Democrats.


Victor Davis Hanson On Trump, Right vs. Left, And The March Towards The Border

interview with Victor Davis Hansonvia The John Batchelor Show
Thursday, October 18, 2018

Hoover Institution fellow Victor Davis Hanson discusses President Trump and right vs. left, as well as the march towards the border, called a caravan. If we can't stop them, we have no country.

In the News

22 Million: Double The Number Of Illegals

quoting Victor Davis Hansonvia Patriot Post
Thursday, September 27, 2018

A critical bit of “conventional wisdom,” long treasured by the Leftmedia, the Democrat Party, and the RINO wing of the GOP, has been debunked.

Analysis and Commentary

Tradeoffs Between Immigration And Reduced Freedom Of Association

by David R. Hendersonvia EconLog
Tuesday, September 25, 2018

Freedom of association is an important freedom that even some libertarians, who should be its strongest defenders, are unwilling to defend and are even, occasionally, hostile to those who defend it. I see that somewhat on blogs and I especially see it on Facebook. 

Analysis and Commentary

Heroic Joshua Childress

by David R. Hendersonvia EconLog
Monday, September 10, 2018

And what it shows us about the many ways to a belief in liberty. Reason, on its Hit and Run site, posted an excellent 8-minute interview with Joshua Childress, who resigned as a Border Patrol agent because he no longer believed in the mission.


Immigration Reform Initiative

The Conte Initiative on Immigration Reform aims to improve immigration law by providing innovative ideas and clear improvements to every part of the system, from border security to green cards to temporary work visas.