DACA’s Day in Court

DACA’s Day in Court

(Jonathan Ernst/Reuters) When President Obama unilaterally changed immigration policy after repeatedly and correctly insisting that he lacked the constitutional power to do it, he said that congressional inaction had forced his hand. In the case…

(Pixabay) Dignified work, strong families, and strong communities are key to civic — and economic — well-being. In 1891, amid the disruption of the Industrial Revolution and the rise of socialism, Pope Leo XIII wrote…

(Pixabay) They’re better than the alternative: regulation by bureaucrats. In 2011, the U.S. Supreme Court decided a case called AT&T Mobility v. Concepcion. The case pitted a class of cell-phone customers against AT&T. The customers…

The Department of Justice (DOJ) has quietly told the Supreme Court that it does not have the legal authority to issue work permits to Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) migrants and has effectively invited…

WASHINGTON – The committees overseeing the impeachment inquiry of President Donald Trump released three testimonies Monday as they continue their investigation into whether Trump withheld security assistance to Ukraine to pressure the country to dig up dirt on Democratic rival Joe Biden,…

WASHINGTON – When the Supreme Court considers the plight this week of nearly 700,000 undocumented immigrants brought to the United States as children, one of them plans to be seated at the defense table. Luis Cortes Romero,…

President Trump honored U.S. veterans and declared it is now the country's duty to "serve and protect them," as he kicked off a ceremony before the 100th New York City Veterans Day Parade on Monday. The president delivered…

AUSTIN, Texas – A lawyer, a teacher, a graduate student and an undergraduate gathered in a 6th-floor courtroom one recent afternoon to discuss their common dreams and nightmares. The dreams are of futures in the United States filled with…

Kanye West performs in Inglewood, Calif., on October 23. (Kevin Winter/Getty Images for ABA) Chapter and verse on the rapper’s new verses Kanye West is going to embarrass the Christians who have recklessly embraced him…

People touch remains of the Berlin Wall at the Wall memorial on Bernauer Strasse in Berlin, Germany, November 8, 2019. (Fabrizio Bensch/Reuters) Socialism is not cuddly or compassionate, and it has been tried many times,…

David Scotton in I Lived on Parker Avenue (trailer image via YouTube) A call to love More than 442,000. That’s roughly the number of children in foster care in America. Many of us go about…

Bill Corsair (left) in Tay Ninh, Republic of Vietnam, in 1969 (Photo courtesy Bill Corsair) Vaudevillians, crooners, comics, and a classical violinist — all pulled together to put on show for the heroes at forward-fire…

Participants carry the American flag during a Fourth of July parade in Los Angeles in 2013. (Jonathan Alcorn/Reuters) There’s no substitute as a source of social cohesion  I wouldn’t have thought the importance of the…

During the Clinton impeachment, it took a closed-door meeting and a belief that the Senate had to come before the politics of the moment, to pass a resolution setting the ground rules 100 to 0.…

A caravan of members of a Mormon offshoot sect crossed into Arizona on Saturday after fleeing Mexico following this week's drug cartel ambush that killed nine Americans. The Arizona Daily Star reported that 18 vehicles carrying about 100…

Senator Lindsey Graham (R, S.C.) speaks at CPAC at National Harbor in Oxon Hill, Md., February 28, 2019. (Kevin Lamarque/Reuters) Because he’s not sure a quid pro quo would be defensible. When the written record…

Vice President Joe Biden and his son Hunter attend an NCAA basketball game in Washington, D.C., January 30, 2010. (Jonathan Ernst/Reuters) House Republicans intend to call Hunter Biden as their top witness in the impeachment…