Mark Krikorian

Mark Krikorian: Chain Migration Is ‘Nepotism in Immigration’

The process of chain migration, where new immigrants to the United States can bring an unlimited number of foreign relatives with them to the country, is “nepotism in immigration,” Center for Immigration Studies Director Mark Krikorian says. In an interview


Reformers Slam Amnesty Deal Floated by Donald Trump’s Aides

Immigration reformers are promising to block a proposed amnesty bargain by President Donald Trump’s pro-immigration globalist aides and their counterparts on both sides of Capitol Hill. The putative deal would grant an amnesty to the 800,000 beneficiaries of President Barack


DHS Not Deporting DREAMers, Sec. Kelly Assures

Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Secretary John Kelly says illegal immigrant youths covered by the Obama-era Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program will not be deported.


Experts Cheer Trump’s Merit-Based Immigration Plan

Immigration experts are applauding President Donald Trump’s Joint Address to the United States Congress, where he called for an end to extended-family chain migration and a move toward a merit-based legal immigration system.

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Experts: ‘Reagan Amnesty’ for Illegal Aliens Set The Stage for Immigration Battles

(AP) — “I think there’s a lot of blame to go around and spread around for decades,” said Mark Krikorian, executive director for the conservative Center For Immigration Studies. “There isn’t one person responsible.” Instead, he said, the problem lies in how the Immigration Control and Reform Act of 1986 was implemented. He described the passage of the bill as something of a “con-job” that allowed millions of immigrants in the country illegally to have legal status with a promise of workplace enforcement and other measures to curb future illegal immigration. But that didn’t happen, he said. And there was little incentive to follow through on promises of strict workplace enforcement, he said, once millions of people were legalized.

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U.S. Immigration Officials Tweet Wrong Year for Adoption of Declaration of Independence

A tweet from the Spanish division of the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services agency caused some flap after it listed the wrong year for the date of the adoption of the Declaration of Independence. An immigration expert exclaimed when talking to Breitbart Texas – “The U.S. government agency in charge of citizenship cannot even get this right!?”


Rubio Goes ‘The Full Marco’ on Sunday Shows Ahead of South Carolina

After his disappointing performance in Iowa and his dismal showing in New Hampshire, Marco Rubio seems eager to resurrect his campaign by hitting all five Sunday shows this weekend.

However, this is not the first time Rubio has appeared on all five Sunday shows in one day. In 2013, when Rubio was pushing his Obama-endorsed amnesty bill through the Senate, Rubio did all five shows plus Univision and Telemundo— prompting the press to dub his media tour “The Full Marco”.

Marco Rubio (Chip Somodevilla / Getty)

Mark Krikorian: Increased Deportations Are Designed to Help Hillary

Mark Krikorian Executive Director, Center for Immigration Studies said that the plans to increase deportations in 2016 is a political move to benefit Hillary Clinton on the Fox News Channel’s “The Kelly File” on Wednesday. Krikorian said, “This is speculation…but