Articles by Chad M. Burchard
Immigration has emerged in recent years as one of the most controversial issues of our time. Those calling for restriction frequently argue that immigrants depress wages for native workers and burden the welfare state, while their opponents often dismiss such … Continue reading
On Monday, June 25, the U.S. Supreme Court finally issued its ruling on the constitutionality of Arizona’s controversial immigration law, S.B. 1070.
Last Friday, President Obama announced that his administration will no longer seek to deport illegal immigrants who meet certain requirements.
Supreme Court Backs Government’s Stance on Residency Requirement for Immigrants Seeking to Avoid Deportation
The Supreme Court issued a unanimous decision on Monday, May 21, in two consolidated cases (Holder v. Gutierrez and Holder v. Sawyers) affecting the ability of certain immigrants to avoid deportation.
On Tuesday, May 8, a three judge panel of the Tenth Circuit Court of Appeals unanimously upheld a lower court’s ruling that the right to bear arms under the Second Amendment to the U.S. Constitution does not apply to illegal immigrants.
China’s Ministry of Commerce issued a statement last Thursday warning that the U.S. might launch new investigations of Chinese trade practices amid allegations of illegal government subsidies and product dumping.
A federal district court judge has enjoined parts of a South Carolina immigration law modeled after Arizona’s S.B. 1070.
On Monday, the U.S. Supreme Court announced that it would hear arguments over the constitutionality of Arizona’s S.B. 1070, a law aimed at cracking down on illegal immigration.
On Friday, August 13, a three-judge panel of the Eleventh Circuit Court of Appeals voted 2-1 in State of Florida v. Health and Human Services to uphold a lower court’s ruling that the individual mandate provision (requiring all Americans to buy health insurance) of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (PPACA) of 2010 is unconstitutional.
Voters thought they sent a message to politicians of all political stripes last November – we’re fed-up with out-of-control taxation, debt, spending, and big government and politicians who proceed on that course do so at their own peril.
Last Thursday the U.S. Supreme Court issued its decision in Chamber of Commerce v. Whiting in which it voted to uphold an Arizona law that imposes state penalties on employers who hire illegal aliens.
The Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals’ recent 2-1 decision to uphold a lower court’s injunction against enforcing portions of S.B. 1070—Arizona’s much maligned anti-illegal immigration law—has been hailed by the law’s opponents and harshly criticized by its supporters.
A three-judge panel of the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals voted 2-1 last Monday to uphold a district court’s injunction against portions of S.B. 1070—Arizona’s controversial anti-illegal immigration law.
Some 14 legislators from five different states gathered at the National Press Club in Washington, DC on January 5th to announce their plan to end the practice of granting automatic citizenship to the children of illegal immigrants.
Despite a federal judge’s ruling last July blocking key portions of S.B. 1070—Arizona’s much maligned anti-illegal immigration law—many other states appear likely to adopt similar legislation this year.
Back in May, almost two months before the Justice Department filed its complaint against Arizona over S.B 1070—the state’s much publicized anti-illegal immigration law—the ACLU, NAACP, MALDEF and various other organizations filed a class action lawsuit on behalf of several individuals, unions, and religious groups seeking to overturn the Arizona law.
The U.S. State Department caused quite a stir with its decision to include S.B. 1070 (Arizona’s anti-illegal immigration law) in a report that it submitted to the United Nations Human Rights Council (UNHRC).