I know who Jose Antonio Vargas is. Now. But a few weeks ago, before CNN started hawking his autobiographical film “Documented,” I didn’t recall ever hearing of him. He’s a Filipino by birth and was sent here by his mother when he was 12 years old. Illegally. With a fake green card. He’s now 33 … Continue reading Who is Jose Vargas and why is he still here?
Murrieta, Calif., grabbed the headlines last week with angry protesters blocking busloads of undocumented Central American immigrants. The buses were and are transferring immigrants, mostly children, from overcrowded detention facilities along the border to facilities in southern California. I’ve nothing but sympathy for the protesters who are fed up with illegals streaming across our border and … Continue reading Children are pawns in immigration games
Coca Cola’s Super Bowl ad has caused quite an uproar on Twitter and Facebook. It seems a lot of people think the song “America the Beautiful” should be sung in English. And English only. They are angry and offended and say so in no uncertain terms. I was first made aware of the controversy on … Continue reading Coke commercial causes controversy
Silly me. I should have known. If the Chinese saw the potential, so would everyone else in the world. That’s a lot of people gaming the 14th Amendment of the U.S. Constitution to grab citizenship for their babies. Pregnant? Come to the U.S. to give birth and your baby will automatically be an American … Continue reading ‘Birth tourism’ perverting the system
New Mexico has a drivers’ license problem, and they brought it upon themselves. Belatedly it occurred to the state, and to Gov. Susana Martinez in particular, that huge numbers of illegal immigrants might be acquiring licenses and then riding off into the sunset with those bright shiny state-issued photo IDs giving them access to all … Continue reading Illegals with NM driver’s licenses: An easy fix
Alabama has just passed an immigration law said to be tougher than Arizona’s, and no doubt it will be challenged in court for the same reasons. Georgia recently did the same thing, and sparked a demonstration: “We just want a better life.” So? Who in the world doesn’t want a better life? The difference … Continue reading This is no excuse for being here illegally