Immigration Laws at the Supreme Court: Constitutional but Bad Policy

By Ilya Shapiro

For anyone suffering from post-Obamacare-argument Supreme Court withdrawal, this Wednesday the Court takes up Arizona’s controversial Senate Bill (“SB”) 1070.  See my blogpost from when the Court granted review for some background. SB 1070 is much-misunderstood: it has nothing to do with sexy political issues like racial profiling and everything to do with boring legal ones like whether a given […]

Immigration Laws at the Supreme Court: Constitutional but Bad Policy is a post from Cato @ Liberty – Cato Institute Blog

Society for Open Immigration?

drew winn asked: Is there an international society devoted to pursuing global policies of open immigration? I can’t seem to find one through google. The closest I can find are libertarian leaning groups such as the Cato Institute, but even there, it is more like isolated opinions of members within the group, and far from […]

CAN The war on TERRORISM be WON through IMMIGRATION RESTRICTIONS?

PRETTY_ME asked: No security expert since September 11th, 2001 has said that restrictive immigration measures would have prevented the terrorist attacks—instead, the key is effective use of good intelligence. Most of the 9/11 hijackers were here on legal visas. Since 9/11, the myriad of measures targeting immigrants in the name of national security have netted […]