• The Violence in Our Backyard

    Between 2015 and 2018, the U.S. spent $2.6 billion on foreign assistance to Central America. Still, the Northern Triangle countries of El Salvador, Honduras and Guatemala are among the deadliest places on earth. Governments are...   Read More

  • The H1-B Visa: Help Wanted

    The U.S. isn’t turning out American STEM workers fast enough to keep up with our expanding digital economy. As of 2016 there were three million unfilled STEM jobs in the U.S. Nor are companies able...   Read More

  • America’s Cold Shoulder

    The U.S. accepted 44 Syrian refugees in the first six months of this fiscal year. That’s a rounding error relative to the 11 million displaced Syrians in the world today, but representative of our current...   Read More

  • The Scoop on Sanctuary Cities

    Is there really sanctuary in a sanctuary city? For whom? And what is a sanctuary city, anyway? There is no single definition, but in general it is understood to be a jurisdiction that limits cooperation...   Read More

  • Improving H-2A/B Temporary Work Visas

    Surprise. In one area, what’s good for Donald Trump might be good for you and the economy too. President Trump’s businesses have employed over 1,000 H-2A/B visa holders since 2000. H-2B, non-agricultural, and H-2A, agricultural...   Read More

  • The Border Wall is a Red Herring in the Drug War

    Say you’re a parent of teenagers addicted to drugs. Would a wall around your yard solve your problem? Obviously not. Before you laid the final brick, the drugs would be coming over the wall, under...   Read More