Immigration

Continuing the immigration debate

13 July 2009 15:32

My post on immigration the other week was picked up by BBC World Service, who invited me to discuss it…

Immigration & Welfare Reform

29 June 2009 2:59

Unsurprisingly, Fraser made some sound points in his two recent posts on immigration. But the main lesson, surely, to be…

The Muslim Menace to Our British Nationality. For Real!

26 June 2009 3:20

Here’s a disturbing report from one of the great institutions of the land: They cannot be assimilated and absorbed into…

The BNP Has No Future – Unless the Tories and Labour Decide to Help Them

18 June 2009 4:56

It’s hardly breaking news that the British [sic] National Party are a bunch of racist goons. But it’s a little…

Headline of the Day

22 May 2009 23:36

This just in from the Lone Star State: Mayor quits job for gay illegal immigrant he loves Thank god he…

George W Bush and Immigration

12 January 2009 18:34

George W Bush seems to agree with me. This isn’t as alarming as it might sound. Here’s some of what…

Cats lie down with dogs…

22 September 2008 16:06

And other oddities. for perhaps the first time ever, I find myself agreeing, in broad terms, with John Prescott. How…

Asylum Galore! Or, Passport to the Kingsway

15 June 2008 14:04

Good grief. This is a terrific, amazing story. Congratulations to Rachel Stevenson and Harriet Grant. It’s almost like an Ealing…

The American-Americans

12 June 2008 12:44

Matt Yglesias posted an interesting map the other day: It’s a map drawn from US Census bureau data on ethnicity…

Guatemala’s Secret War on Israel

11 April 2008 14:09

Wackiest anti-immigration argument yet (US edition): Hamas wins when Hispanics are allowed into the United States. At least I think…

Department of the Wrong End of the Stick

1 April 2008 4:23

Setting aside the issue of whether or not a House of Lords committee can accurately be considered “influential”… Record levels…

Bad Korma*…

13 March 2008 19:38

There’s plenty of scaremongering about immigration these days but, even allowing for a proper degree of skepticism, this constitutes a…

Not all roads lead to London

26 February 2008 17:29

Megan notes that there are now more than three million Britons living abroad and argues: I assume this has something…

From Colombia to Queen’s

29 January 2008 19:10

A classic, touching American story by my friend Nancy Trejos in the Washington Post’s magazine: SAT ON THE AVIANCA FLIGHT…

Taxi drivers prepare to flood America. Or, further evidence for Huckabee’s buffoonery.

28 December 2007 18:18

Via Andrew, here’s Huckabee on Benazir Bhutto’s murder: “We ought to have an immediate, very clear monitoring of our borders…

Just here for the job: Question of the Day

26 December 2007 22:28

Part of Megan McArdle’s response to Kerry Howley’s excellent guest-worker article: But mostly, I worry about having a large number…

Tired, huddled masses too tired, too huddled for own/our good?

19 December 2007 21:58

Today’s reading assignment: Kerry Howley’s* excellent Reason cover story on immigration, what the United States could learn from Singapore’s guest-worker…

As America Welcomes Jihadists With Open Arms…

12 November 2007 23:41

Of course, it is too late for Tom Tancredo’s presidential ambitions. And yes, he’s a loon. But still, this advertisement…

Department of Road Safety and Demagoguery

1 November 2007 17:06

If one were to compile a list of all the issues in which elite – and, er, libertarian – opinion…