Fifty-one percent of liberals and 45 percent of Democrats told a pollster that too few of their fellow Americans are willing to fill construction, technology, hospitality, and other service jobs, regardless of pay.
Five senators introduced a bill Tuesday that would grant priority for refugee status to Hongkongers fleeing government persecution or arrest. The Hong Kong Safe Harbor Act was sponsored by Sens. Marco Rubio (R–Fla.), Todd Young (R–Ind.), Robert Menendez (D–N.J.), Benjamin Cardin (D–Md.), and Jeff Merkley (D–Ore.). In addition to granting priority status for visa applications, […]
The Statue of Liberty. Reason TV has posted a video in which I and others make the case for allowing Hong Kongers to immigrate to the United States, in the wake of a recent Chinese law that gravely threatens the relative freedom that has prevailed in Hong Kong until recently. In the video, I also […]
Hong Kong is a bastion of free expression, art, culture, and commerce. While mainland China was being ravaged by Mao’s Cultural Revolution in the 1960s, Hong Kong was still a British colony and home to a radical experiment in free market capitalism. By the time partial control was handed over to the Chinese government, creating […]
The Atlantic has just published my new article on Trump’s coronavirus immigration restrictions, which have made America more closed to immigrants than at any previous time in history. Here is an excerpt from the beginning: On Monday , President Donald Trump extended a near-total ban that he had first announced in April on entry into […]
An open borders lobbying group, funded partially by billionaire George Soros, is vowing to defeat President Trump by turning out to vote about six million young and disenfranchised Hispanic Americans.
In previous posts based on my new book Free to Move: Foot Voting, Migration, and Political Freedom , I explained what the book is about and why I wrote it ,described the advantages of foot voting over ballot box voting , and took a closer look at the three major types of foot voting , […]
The temporary 60-day paus e that President Donald Trump declared on legal immigration in mid-April after the coronavirus hit was not so temporary after all. Starting tomorrow, Trump will extend this pause until the end of 2020. But that’s not all. He is also expanding the scope of the ban to cover even more categories […]
In my previous two posts based on my new book Free to Move: Foot Voting, Migration, and Political Freedom , I explained what the book is about and why I wrote it , and described the advantages of foot voting over ballot box voting . This one takes a closer look at the three types […]
The Supreme Court ruled Thursday that the Trump administration violated the law when it attempted to rescind the Obama administration’s Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program. Acting Deputy Homeland Security Secretary Ken Cuccinelli slammed the decision as a “double standard,” asking : “Does anyone think they’d let @realDonaldTrump just make up ‘laws’ on sticky […]
President Donald Trump’s “America First” agenda has reignited conservatives’ love affair with nationalism, with National Review‘s Rich Lowry (a onetime NeverTrumper) and Israeli political theorist Yoram Hazony publishing books in the last few years arguing that America needs a nationalist revival to rebuild fraying social cohesion. The truth is the opposite: Cultural nationalism will dissolve the […]
Audio of Federalist Society Teleforum on My Book "Free to Move: Foot Voting, Migration, and Political Freedom"
The Federalist Society has posted the audio of their recent teleforum on my book Free to Move: Foot Voting, Migration, and Political Freedom , recently published by Oxford University Press. Professor John McGinnis (Northwestern University) provided some excellent questions and commentary. For what it is worth, I thought this was one of my best talks […]