Overview for illegal-immigration

Res Judicata: Can an E-Verify Mandate Be Enforced?

Enforcement of the law prohibiting the employment of illegal immigrants, the Immigration Reform and Control Act (IRCA), enacted in 1986, has been pathetic. When the was first enacted, illegal migration from Mexico initially slowed to a trickle as Mexicans waited to see how seriously the U.S. …

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Written by Howard Foster on Monday January 2, 2012

Gingrich Knows Illegals Break the Law

Recent comments by Newt Gingrich to the effect that illegal immigrants who have lived in the U.S. for 25 years, “obey the rules, have children and belong to a church” should be allowed to remain here are deliberately deceptive. His premise is that an illegal immigrant can somehow live and work in …

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Written by Howard Foster on Friday December 2, 2011

Res Judicata: Union Wages Hold Back Job Growth

The Department of Labor recently enacted a new rule requiring employers to post a notice advising employees of some of their rights under the National Labor Relations Act. I say some, because the notice gives a one-sided presentation. Employees are told only what unions want them to know: they …

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Written by Howard Foster on Monday November 21, 2011

Rep Pushes Frosh to Focus on Illegal Immigration

Rep. Lou Barletta, who as a mayor was known for his tough stance on illegal immigration, is forming a new freshman-only caucus to propose new ideas to tackle the issue. Rep. Lou Barletta, known in his district as a mayor who passed controversial illegal immigration measures, has taken his interest …

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Written by Tim Mak on Thursday May 5, 2011