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Why Merit Matters In Immigration

quoting Kevin Hassettvia The Washington Times
Wednesday, July 10, 2019
At the recent Democratic presidential debate, it was interesting to see that all Democratic candidates raised their hands in favor of providing free health insurance to 11 million illegal immigrants.
Analysis and Commentary

Roberts Thwarted Trump, But The Census Ruling Has A Second Purpose

by John Yoo, James Phillipsvia The Atlantic
Thursday, July 11, 2019

The Supreme Court rejected Trump’s citizenship question, but the ruling serves a conservative counterrevolution against the administrative state.

In the News

A Modest Proposal On Housing Border-Crossers And Other Commentary

quoting Victor Davis Hansonvia New York Post
Wednesday, July 10, 2019

Conservative: Where To House Border-Crossers Reviewing the controversy over detention centers for illegal border-crosses, National Review’s Victor Davis Hanson proposes a tongue-in-cheek “solution” to housing people now stuck in what some Democrats call “concentration camps”: Since it’s summer, “America’s 4,000 colleges and universities have plenty of empty dorm space and underutilized ­facilities.”


Victor Davis Hanson: "A Western Globalized Phenomenon That Citizenship Doesn't Mean Much Anymore"

interview with Victor Davis Hansonvia Fox News
Wednesday, July 10, 2019

Hoover Institution fellow Victor Davis Hanson discusses the citizenship question on the census.


John Yoo: AG Barr Sees Path To Legally Add Citizenship Question To Census

interview with John Yoovia Fox News
Tuesday, July 9, 2019

Hoover Institution fellow John Yoo discusses the issues related to including the citizenship question on the census.

Analysis and Commentary

A Modest Immigration Proposal

by Victor Davis Hansonvia National Review
Tuesday, July 9, 2019

College campuses have lots of empty housing during the summer. Proudly progressive institutions such as Harvard, Yale, and Stanford should welcome illegal immigrants.


Economist Michael Boskin On Tariffs, Immigration, And Social Security

interview with Michael J. Boskinvia The Federalist
Monday, July 8, 2019

Hoover Institution fellow Michael Boskin discusses President Trump’s trade war with China, global economic and immigration trends in Europe, and the economics behind popular 2020 platforms like the Green New Deal and Medicare For All.


Lanhee Chen: Week In Politics: Citizenship Question, The Next Dem Debates, Iran’s Uranium And More

interview with Lanhee J. Chenvia KPCC 89.3 (Southern California)
Monday, July 8, 2019

Hoover Institution fellow Lanhee Chen discusses the Supreme Court's ruling on the census question, Iran, Biden, and much more.


A Fine Time To Become An American

featuring Niall Fergusonvia The Patriot Post
Tuesday, July 2, 2019

Yes, I picked a fine time to become an American — because it's always a fine time.


Lanhee Chen On Week In Politics: ICE Raids, Escalation With Iran, Buttigieg’s Tense Town Hall And More

interview with Lanhee J. Chenvia Southern California Public Radio
Monday, June 24, 2019

Hoover Institution fellow Lanhee Chen discusses immigration, Iran, Joe Biden's comments about working across the isle, and much more.


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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.