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Don’t forget border security up north

(By Helen Raleigh, Centennial Fellow) December is usually a slow month for any significant policy changes: politicians as well as ordinary folks are getting into a jolly mode. They are probably more concerned about what

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How to make American immigration great again

(By Helen Raleigh, Centennial Fellow) There’s no doubt that our nation’s immigration system is broken. It no longer serves our nation’s interests, and has caused anxiety among native-born citizens and immigrant communities alike. We have

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Trump does have a plan, and a good one

(By Charles Patricoff, ’76 Contributor) I have heard people say Donald Trump does not have a plan. Other GOP presidential hopefuls such as Ohio Governor John Kasich, Texas Senator Ted Cruz, Florida Senator Marco Rubio,

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Clowns to the left of me, jokers to the right

Well, this presidential election cycle has taken a turn for the surreal, hasn’t it? Three of the candidates drawing the largest crowds — Donald Trump, Bernie Sanders and Hillary Clinton — are characters you’d expect

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A real conservative manifesto on immigration

(By Helen Raleigh, Centennial Fellow) Will Rogers said, "When you find yourself in a hole, stop digging." Unfortunately, that's not Jeb Bush's approach when it comes to the his recent controversial comments on "anchor babies."

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Nationalism vs. supra-nationalism: DeGaulle was right

  (By Centennial Fellow Bill Moloney, writing from Nantucket) The greatest Frenchman since Napoleon and twice the savior of his nation, Charles De Gaulle (1890-1970) remains the most influential European statesman of the post-World War

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Immigration policy & politics won’t be solved by judges

(By Helen Raleigh, Centennial Fellow) Recently, the Fifth U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals let stand a lower-court injunction that temporarily blocked  the Obama administration from carrying out President Obama’s executive order which would make illegal

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The moral dimension of immigration policy

(’76 Contributor) Many conservatives criticizing illegal immigration appear forget the moral dimension of the law. They forget to ask themselves “Is this law good; is it ethical; is it moral?” or “Is it bad; unethical;

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