Tag: Immigration

Immigration Reform — My Thoughts on a Sensible Way Forward

America’s immigration debate is stuck.  The last major revision to our system occurred in 1965, and there are obvious problems with current law.  Most glaringly, our system encourages (in multiple ways) an almost random collection of folks to immigrate without regard to the skills and talents that they could bring to America.  That should change. …

Immigration in America: A (short) History and Some Guiding Principles

Immigration is perhaps the most divisive issue facing America today.  It has dominated the political discourse over the past year, and will do so again in 2018. Over the next few posts, I’m going to explore the issue.  In this first piece, I’m going to start with a review of America’s immigration history and some…

On the Attack in New York

America is sad and angry again this morning as the details from another terror attack on our soil become clearer.  The details, while new, paint a depressingly familiar picture of evil.  On a bright and clear Halloween afternoon, Sayfullo Saipov drove a rented truck onto a bike path in New York City with the apparent intent…