Only a fourth of eligible deportation cases resulted in the immigrant being deported due to a “catch and release” strategy being carried out by immigration agents.
My must read of the day is “Immigration Reform Is a Moral Imperative,” by Ralph Reed and Russell Moore in the Wall Street Journal.
The number of illegal immigrants attempting to unlawfully reenter the United States rose 28-fold from 1992 to 2012, the Wall Street Journal reports.
My must read of the day is “Activists include immigration in ‘war on women’” in Politico.
White House Chief of Staff Denis McDonough sidestepped questions about the approval of the Keystone pipeline following the release of a State Department review that found the project would be unlikely to impact the climate.
“[President Obama] laid out his view on this last summer, his view is that if this is to go forward it should not significantly exacerbate the climate crisis in this country,” McDonough said on NBC’s Meet the Press. “The Friday report is an important input into the process. We’ll hear from other cabinet secretaries.”
My must read of the day is “Pitfalls of Immigration Reform,” in National Review.