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Comments Off on Trump’s Immigration Rants Hit Wall of Facts: New at Reason

REASON – Columnist A. Barton Hinkle weighs in on President Donald Trump’s recent anti-immigrant tweets and actions: President Trump and his myrmidons are in a state over the possibility that a “caravan” of somewhere between 1,000 and 1,200 Latin Americans are heading north toward Mexico, and some percentage of them might travel so far as […]

Comments Off on Trump Wants to use the U.S. Military to increase US-Mexico Border Security

REASON – President Donald Trump said today that he is “preparing for the military to secure” the U.S. border with Mexico. “We have very bad laws for our border,” Trump declared. “Until we can have a wall and proper security, we’re going to be guarding our border with the military.” Trump offered no additional details, […]

Comments Off on The Trump Administration Is Breaking the Law to Enforce the Law

REASON – The undocumented problem in this country is entirely a function of restrictive immigration policies that offer few legal avenues to willing American employers to hire willing low-skilled immigrants. But instead of fixing the law, hard-line restrictionists have been demanding a crackdown against the “law breakers” for violating the “rule of law.” But a […]

Comments Off on Migrant Caravan Spooks Trump and Threatens Trade

REASON – Migrants marching toward U.S. border want asylum. A group of Central American migrants marching toward the U.S.-Mexico border has presented the perfect fodder for President Trump’s warnings about border security and alt-right fears about hordes of invading brown people. On Tuesday morning, the president warned on Twitter that a “caravan of people from […]