America’s Immigration Catastrophe

With a compliant occupant back in the Oval Office, America’s immigration policy reverts to a strategy that all but guarantees further social disunity and destruction of the middle class. It is important to emphasize, however, that resumption of a loose and thoughtless immigration policy is not by itself enough to help destroy life in America as we know it. The political and cultural environment into which we feed new immigrants is equally if not more at fault.

President Biden’s actions since taking office less than two months ago, without exception, are designed on both counts to make things worse. Here’s a partial list compiled by the Federation for American Immigration Reform:

Biden has placed a moratorium on deportations of criminal aliens. He’s sent a bill to Congress that includes amnesty, reduced border security, and expanded refugee resettlement. He issued executive orders reducing immigrant vetting and greatly increasing refugee admissions – including “climate change” refugees. He’s scrapped implementation of Trump’s H-1B visa lottery reforms. He’s abolished the “remain in Mexico” program, meaning the Border Patrol has to revert to the practice of catch-and-release. He’s watered down the civics test required for naturalization. He cancelled the immigrant visa suspension put in place during the pandemic. And he’s reinstating chain migration and “revealed families could reunite and relocate to the U.S., receive a range of benefits from tuition assistance to legal advice.”

Not least, claiming “declaration of a national emergency at our southern border was unwarranted,” Biden has canceled further construction […] Read More

How Immigration to America Today is Different From a Century Ago

AUDIO: A discussion of what makes immigration to America different compared to previous waves of immigration, and what kind of reforms are needed – 8 minutes on KNRS FM 105.9 Salt Lake City – Edward Ring on The Rod Arquette Show.