Issue Brief posted May 8, 2013
Handouts to Lawyers and Special Interest Groups Add to Immigration Bill Costs
Language in the original Senate immigration bill (that remains in the Sponsor’s Amendment) would prove to be a full-employment scheme for immigration lawyers at the expense of the U.S. taxpayer and would provide substantial federal funding for immigrant advocacy groups.
In addition, these provisions create open-ended commitments of the U.S. government to aliens…
Backgrounder posted March 27, 2013
Mandatory Voter Registration: How Universal Registration Threatens Electoral Integrity
It has been said that for every complex problem there is a solution that is clear, simple, and wrong. Washington soon may seek a complex solution—preemption of states’ responsibility; federal micromanagement of elections; eventual coercion of lackadaisical citizens—to the nonproblem of people choosing not to vote.
—George F. Will 
Mandatory voter registration (MVR),…