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Sunday, December 17, 2017
Lamar Smith

The New Alien Exclusion Act

That year Smith put together an anti-immigrant trifecta that included: a “show-your-papers” bill that would have made ethnicity probable cause for state and local police to demand proof of citizenship or legal residency; an anchor-baby bill that would have excluded the children of immigrants from the promise of the Fourteenth Amendment, which says “all persons born or naturalized in the United States . . . are citizens of the United States”; and a bill that would have made the E-Verify employment screen mandatory, which would have been reasonable if E-Verify was not wildly inaccurate in identifying legal residents.

March 23, 2017
Senator Jim Inhofe (R-OK) (CSIS: Center for Strategic & International Studies via Flickr)

The 5 Worst Climate Change Truthers In Congress

These congressional Republicans are definitely not scientists.

March 31, 2015