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Parties Line Up To Sue Trump On ‘National Emergency’ Declaration

quoting Michael McConnellvia Fortune
Friday, February 15, 2019

Now that he has declared a “national emergency,” all that stands between President Donald Trump and the money he wants to pay for his promised border wall is the American judiciary. And the Constitution. And the attorneys general of California, Nevada, New Mexico and New York. And a vast array of land owners and local governments.


John Yoo: No Court Has Ever Struck Down A President's Reallocation Authority

interview with John Yoovia Fox News
Friday, February 15, 2019

Hoover Institution fellow John Yoo discusses what qualifies as a national emergency.

In the News

Trump Can Build A Wall Without Congress

quoting John Yoovia Patriot Post
Monday, February 11, 2019

The president has several options to break what has become an inexcusable stalemate.

In the News

Compromise On The US-Mexico Border: A Discussion With Andrew Selee

Monday, February 11, 2019
Hoover Institution, Washington DC

The Hoover Institution hosted "Compromise on the US-Mexico Border: A Discussion with Andrew Selee" on Monday, February 11, 2019 from 12:00 PM – 1:00 PM EST.


The Law Will Be On Trump’s Side If He Declares An Emergency To Fund His Wall

by John Yoovia National Review
Thursday, February 7, 2019

For all the legal analysts wringing their hands at the prospect of such a move, the courts would likely uphold it.


Adam J. White: Make Congress Great Again

interview with Adam J. Whitevia Bulwa
Saturday, February 2, 2019

Hoover Institution fellow Adam White discusses the growth of executive power, and what precedent President Trump might set if he declares a national emergency to build a wall on the US-Mexico border.


Victor Davis Hanson On John Carlson (26:45)

interview with Victor Davis Hansonvia 570 KVI
Thursday, January 31, 2019

Hoover Institution fellow Victor Davis Hanson talks about Tom Brokaw's "assimilation" comment and punditry reaction. 

Immigration Reform
Analysis and Commentary

Trump And The Latino Vote

by Victor Davis Hansonvia National Review
Thursday, January 31, 2019

Trump would not have to change his policies to capture 40 to 50 percent of the Latino vote (which is quite different from “Latino” spokespeople on television and the Jorge Ramos crowd), as opposed to simply articulating them.

Analysis and Commentary

Does America Need More Immigrants? America Does Not Need More Immigrants? That Is The Question!

by Alvin Rabushkavia Thoughtful Ideas
Thursday, January 31, 2019

Proponents of immigration, legal and/or illegal, contend that America needs more immigrants from all walks of life. We need more hi-tech immigrants to lead the world in innovation. We need more lo-tech immigrants to do the jobs Americans won’t do. We need more mid-tech immigrants to fill the service sector jobs that are vacant. America is suffering from a labor shortage. The number of posted vacancies exceeds the number of job-lookers.

Immigration Reform

Richard Epstein On The John Batchelor Show (Part 2)

interview with Richard A. Epsteinvia The John Batchelor Show
Wednesday, January 30, 2019

Hoover Institution fellow Richard Epstein discusses his Defining Ideas article "Immigration And The Census."


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.