Posts Tagged ‘immigration’


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CA Senate Smacks Down Vietnamese Refugee’s Free Speech Rights


Friday February 24th, 2017   •   Posted by K. Lloyd Billingsley at 8:55am PST   •   2 Comments

As this column makes clear, governments at all levels abuse the public, trample human rights, and waste taxpayers’ money on a massive scale. Sometimes government abuses its own and the public at the same time. Witness the recent smackdown on free speech at the California capitol. On February 21, the state Senate held a…
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California Is a Sanctuary for Bad Government


Monday December 5th, 2016   •   Posted by K. Lloyd Billingsley at 11:05am PST   •   1 Comment

Sanctuary cities decline to enforce U.S. immigration laws and comply with federal customs and immigration enforcement. President-elect Donald Trump’s crusade against sanctuary cities is supposed to be a blow against criminals, but as Chriss W. Street of Breitbart shows, California could suffer serious consequences. There are some 300 sanctuary cities and counties nationwide and…
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USDA at Odds with Immigrants’ Work Ethic


Thursday September 18th, 2014   •   Posted by K. Lloyd Billingsley at 2:39pm PDT   •   0 Comments

Alvaro Vargas Llosa, a native of Peru, notes in his book Global Crossings that workers from many nations tend to migrate in search of employment opportunities and prosperity. In the new book A Race for the Future, Cuban native Mike Gonzalez shows how, from the 1940s into the 1960s, the Bracero program allowed Mexican…
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Border Crisis and Leviathan


Wednesday August 6th, 2014   •   Posted by K. Lloyd Billingsley at 7:04am PDT   •   0 Comments

As Robert Higgs demonstrated in Crisis and Leviathan, the state exploits crises to expand its power. The current situation on the U.S.-Mexico border represents an escalation in that government manufactured the crisis. Young Hondurans, Guatemalans, and Salvadorans are coming because they believe they will get in the country and receive amnesty, based on clear…
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The $3.7 Billion Child Trafficking Tab


Monday July 14th, 2014   •   Posted by K. Lloyd Billingsley at 7:05am PDT   •   0 Comments

Already at stratospheric levels, your federal government costs have gone up $3.7 billion, the amount U.S. President Barack Obama wants to address the massive influx of more than 50,000 unaccompanied minors. This new imposition on embattled American taxpayers flows from the ruling-class notion that the United States must be wet-nurse to the world. If…
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Federal Abuse Has No Borders


Wednesday June 25th, 2014   •   Posted by K. Lloyd Billingsley at 7:20am PDT   •   0 Comments

The U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP), a component of the Department of Homeland Security, deploys a budget of $12.9 billion, an increase of 6.45 percent from fiscal year 2013. CBP has an internal affairs division to deal with misconduct, but according to an investigation by McClatchy news service, CBP’s internal affairs division “is…
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