When Donald Trump won the 2016 presidential election, immigration was on the minds of millions of Americans. Trump single-handedly destroyed the old consensus of the Republican Party’s political experts, who believed being soft on social matters and free-market-oriented on economics was the recipe for success. Instead, he capitalized on the large cohort of
American Greatness publisher Chris Buskirk talks immigration and border security with Steve Hilton and company.
Conservative Resurgence's latest video, based on Pedro Gonzalez's "Kill Coyotes," is online. Watch the full video below. Photo Credit: U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement
Migrant women are so likely to be raped by people smugglers (coyotes) on the way to the U.S.-Mexico border that standard procedure is to ingest birth-control before starting the trek. So common is the brutalization of women by coyotes that in smuggling towns along the way pharmacists are at the ready. In one
It’s already spring in subtropical California. Up and down the coast, from Venice Beach to San Francisco, tens of thousands of homeless people live in makeshift abodes, strewn along the streets and alleys, the beaches and boardwalks, beside parking garages, freeway onramps, and under bridges. Their numbers are increasing every year. They now
Whether we like it or not, the defining political disagreements of our time are no longer based on differences of constitutional interpretation. “Limited government” is probably the most broadly accepted unifying principle of the conservative movement. You can find the phrase in the mission statements of the country’s most prominent right-leaning think tanks.
The El Paso Times reports today that In the past two mornings, border officers took more than 12,000 migrants into custody along the border, McAleenan said. "A high number is 4,000-6,000 is crisis level," McAleenan said. "12,000 is unprecedented. On Monday, we saw the highest total of apprehensions and encounters in years, with over
Speaking at a naturalization ceremony in Texas on March 18, former President George W. Bush said immigration to America “is a blessing and a strength.” He also said that “borders need to be respected,” and praised the work of border patrol agents, but that’s not what the media seized upon. The Washington Post
Historically, two major types of "contraband" come over the unsecured southwest border: economic migrants and marijuana. Any initiative predicated on closing the border using a market mechanism—including ours—has to deal with both people and drugs. As luck would have it, cannabis legalization is crushing the marijuana smuggling business. Seizures of marijuana by Border
You know we like you, Ann. We've liked you for years. We've bought your books by the boxcar. We like the way you say stuff to TV cameras that other conservatives wouldn't whisper into their pillows at 3 a.m. We like the way you make hostile crowds laugh while looking sideways at each