Newsweek is currently running an interesting article on how Hispanic gangs, such as the Mexican Mafia, have been targeting not only African-American gang members, but African-Americans simply. Here in North Carolina, we have seen a similar trend — as the murder of Chanda Brown Mwicigi may suggest. Indeed, over the past several years North Carolina [...]
As we warned a few weeks ago, the Dream Act came perilously close to passing in the Senate. It failed by 8 votes. When are we going to secure the border?
According to U.S. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-CA), “It just isn’t fair” that illegal immigrants can’t receive amnesty and taxpayer subsidized college tuition to boot. The message behind all this … illegal immigrants are a protected class, a victim class. Thus illegals deserve in-state college tuition rates, even in those states where U.S. citizens who [...]
Last night I happened to find myself chatting with Senator Fred Smith (R-Johnston) about agriculture and illegal immigration. It surprised me to learn from Senator Smith, who is also running for governor, that agriculture is still the leading industry in North Carolina, contributing almost $70 billion to the state’s economy and employing over 20 percent [...]
Senator Dick Durbin (D-Illinois) has announced that he is again going to introduce legislation to provide amnesty to illegals who entered the United States as children (under age 16). Called the Development, Relief and Education for Alien Minors (DREAM) Act, the bill could be voted on this week as an amendment to the defense authorizations [...]