The Obama-UN refugee summit extravaganza was bracketed with bombings, shootings, and mass murder — both before and after the summit events, and on both coasts as well as in America's heartland.

Donald Trump’s claim that he could build a southern-border wall and have Mexico pay for it was certainly good GOP primary rhetoric. But now a former Mexican official says it’s also something the Republican nominee’s critics never suspected: a realistic policy proposal.

 

 

A new report from the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine indicated that “first-generation immigrants are more costly to governments, mainly at the state and local levels, than are the native-born, in large part due to the costs of educating their children.”

House Oversight Committee Chairman Jason Chaffetz (R-Utah) and House Judiciary Committee Chairman Bob Goodlatte (R-Va.) sent a letter to Secretary of Homeland Security Jeh Johnson citing an Immigration and Customs Enforcement document that validated their concerns that the Obama administration’s refugee resettlement program is “creating national security risks.”

What do you call people who use foreigners to win power? The hirers of mercenaries? In today’s political campaigns (a military term, interestingly), they’re called something else: statist public officials.

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