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Prosecutorial Discretion . . .

Andy McCarthy asked why we should not view immigration enforcement from the viewpoint of the societal damage it causes, premised on prosecutorial discretion. That is in fact ...

For the Record . . .

I would, of course, vote against the confirmation of Sonia Sotomayor to SCOTUS. Her promotion of shareholder lawsuits, eminent domain, and punitive damages claims would alone sway ...

Thank You!

My colleague Jessica Vaughn has just written a scathing critique of my 287(g) piece that makes my point completely. I would challenge Nadler to find a single alien charged ...

Major Quibble

In “California’s Illegal-Immigrant Deficit,” Heather Mac Donald asserts that “the education, health-care, and criminal-justice costs of illegal immigrants and their progeny is no help in staunching the red ink” ...

Minor Quibbles . . .

In “California’s Illegal-Immigrant Deficit,” Heather Mac Donald transforms California’s budget crisis into an illegal-immigrant crisis. The $5 billion California spends on illegals, she contends, represent “almost a quarter of ...

War & Immigration

Here’s a note I received from Capt. Lawrence Indyk, a decorated vet, recently returned from Afghanistan: Hello Mr. Nadler, Boy, has it really been 3 years since we argued for patience? Since ...

A Challenging Question

Mark Krikorian, advocating “enforcement first,” asks me, “Why would anyone fall for the claim that the government is finally serious about enforcement (and thus can be trusted with an amnesty) ...

287(g) Woes Continue

In his post yesterday, Mark Krikorian faults my analysis of the resistance of local law-enforcement agencies to 287(g) — a program to improve co-ordination of local and federal ...

Obama’s ICE

In our respective assessments of the Obama administration’s proposal to remove criminal illegals by identifying them in local jails, Mark Krikorian estimates that 1.4 million will be removed; ...