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Stewart J. Lawrence is a Washington, D.C.-based public policy analyst who writes frequently on immigration and Latino affairs. He is also founder and managing director of Puentes & Associates, Inc., a bilingual survey research and communications firm.
What’s the best way to keep illegal immigrants from entering the United States? Most Republicans would say tougher border security. Many have loudly applauded President Donald Trump’s proposal to build an impenetrable “wall” between the United States and Mexico and to hire more border patrol agents to keep unwanted aliens out.
What’s the most controversial part of the current immigration reform debate? It’s not the sweeping “amnesty” for illegal aliens that liberals advocate. Nor is it the long-sought goal of a “sealed” Southern border favored by conservatives.
After months of loud partisan public disagreement -- and fierce haggling and horse-trading in private -- Democrats and Republicans are finally moving, slowly but surely, toward passage of some version of the immigration bill known as the “DREAM Act.”
Does the old feminist slogan – “Sisterhood is Powerful” -- apply to the modern workplace? Not when it comes to expressing solidarity with a female boss, apparently.
One indicator? Foundation grants to youth organizations.
Donald Trump may have the best opportunity of any president in recent years to consolidate political support among America’s 27 million small business owners — giving his administration and the GOP a distinct advantage in future elections.
You probably won’t hear much about it on CNN or MSNBC but President Trump gave the best speech of his presidency last night before an audience of US soldiers gathered at Ft. Myer, in Arlington, VA.
The longest running war in U.S. history – America’s sputtering 17-year intervention in Afghanistan – is about to become Donald Trump’s war.
Kid Rock for the United State Senate? It sounds like a publicity stunt, but if the latest polls are accurate, the Republican-leaning musician has a decent chance of besting current office-holder Debbie Stabenow in Michigan, a traditional ‘blue” state that Donald Trump wrested from the Democrats last November.
Poor delusional Democrats. They’ve convinced themselves that the Trump presidency is “collapsing.”
Charges of “collusion” between the Trump presidential campaign of 2016 and the Russian government are “delusion,” former campaign manager Kelly Anne Conway told FOX News the other day.
The Trump administration is under growing pressure from business conservatives to rescind a little-known provision of the 2010 Dodd-Frank Act that compels companies in the global supply chain for metal minerals – including electronics, computer and aircraft manufacturers -- to disclose the location of the mines that provide them with their critical inputs.
Donald Trump’s fledgling presidency is drawing unprecedented levels of support from grassroots conservatives who were once skeptical that the billionaire real estate mogul could serve as an effective ideological standard-bearer.
Undoubtedly, last week’s horrific shooting of House Republican whip Steve Scalise and four others on a baseball field in Alexandria, VA was fueled by vitriolic and incendiary anti-Trump rhetoric emanating from the Democrats and their media allies. And the incident, as bad as it was, could have turned out far worse.
Researchers at Brown University claim to have uncovered a powerful psychological rationale that might explain why so many American women are flocking to yoga classes: The practice offers them a powerful antidote to chronic depression, low self-esteem and attendant psychological disorders.
Is Hillary Clinton on the verge of a meltdown?
Democrats think they’ve come up with the perfect strategy to defeat President Trump and the GOP. Stonewall every one of his legislative initiatives while promoting a sham “Russia-Gate” investigation so that his administration is plagued with perpetual scandal.
In a rare public interview last month, former president George W. Bush came out publicly against a number of Trump administration policies, including a travel ban on visitors from Muslim-dominated countries and calls for a tougher immigration border policy.