Hans von Spakovsky

Hans von Spakovsky: No Asylum. Period.

A caravan of more than 7,000 Central Americans is descending on the United States.  Like millions of foreigners, they want to live in the U.S. But these people are doing it their way—refusing to  participate in our extensive legal immigration process. 

CIUDAD HIDALGO, MEXICO - OCTOBER 21: A migrant caravan, which has grown into the thousands, walks into the interior of Mexico after crossing the Guatemalan border on October 21, 2018 near Ciudad Hidalgo, Mexico The caravan of Central Americans plans to eventually reach the United States. U.S. President Donald Trump …

Eric Holder's 'Fair' Investigation in Ferguson?

Attorney General Eric Holder travelled to Ferguson, Missouri, Wednesday to personally intervene in the investigation of the police shooting of Michael Brown, an unprecedented and highly questionable move. In a column published in the St. Louis Post-Dispatch, Holder claimed that

Eric Holder's 'Fair' Investigation in Ferguson?

The IRS Scandal and the Politicization of Justice

If you want a good illustration of how Attorney General Eric Holder has politicized the Justice Department and its prosecutorial decision-making, all you have to do is look at what Justice has not done in just one part of the IRS scandal.

The IRS Scandal and the Politicization of Justice

Hillary Builds 2016 Campaign on Racial Politics

Hillary Clinton has worked her way back in the news by making racially-charged remarks to the American Bar Association’s annual meeting in San Francisco. There is, she claimed, an ongoing “assault on voting rights.”  But the only “assault” going on

Hillary Builds 2016 Campaign on Racial Politics

AP Makes Bogus Charge of Voter Disenfranchisement

“Legitimate Voters Blocked by Photo ID Laws” read the headline of a July 10 Associated Press article. Sounds pretty damning. It turns out, though, that the article lacked key information about two Indiana voters that might have changed the whole

AP Makes Bogus Charge of Voter Disenfranchisement

Report: Day One of DOJ's Trial Against Texas Anti-Voter Fraud Laws

Last week, Breitbart News reported on the partisan Democratic campaign organization Catalist, headed by Harold Ickes. Catalist was hired by the Department of Justice as its data analysis firm in the trial that just opened over the Texas voter ID

Report: Day One of DOJ's Trial Against Texas Anti-Voter Fraud Laws

Holder Employs Obama GOTV Org to Challenge Voter ID Law

Poor Eric Holder. If it’s not one thing (like contempt of Congress), it’s another.   Consider the Justice Department’s challenge to Texas’s new voter ID law. It’s set to be heard on July 9 in federal district court in Washington,

Holder Employs Obama GOTV Org to Challenge Voter ID Law

Defunding ACORN: Necessary and Proper, And Certainly Constitutional

On September 22, the Congressional Research Service issued a report that asserted that a bill voted on by the House of Representatives on September 17 to defund ACORN was possibly unconstitutional as a prohibited “bill of attainder.” However, as the