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Will the Real Lamar Smith (R) Please Stand Up?

Congressman Lamar Smith (R) of Texas is certainly an anti-immigration hawk and not at all a fan of Obama's recent decision to exercise prosecutorial discretion and grant deferred action to certain non-criminal Dream Act eligible kids. Obama's prosecutorial discretion is inconsistent with the "rule…

Economic Benefits of Obama's Dream-Ish Act

Excellent analysis from the Immigration Policy Center.  For those fearful of a new wave of workers, just strive to be the best.  The best worker does not need the Government to help protect them by preventing otherwise young talented hard working…

It's Dreamy, but it's No Dream Act

On June 15th, President Obama took the bull by its horns and announced his administration's new policy of granting deferred action to certain Dream Act eligible children.  While there is certainly a "whole lotta" politics going on here, if truly implemented (and let's just see if it…