Victor Davis Hanson Private Papers

Tag Archives: Illegal Aliens

America’s Problem of Assimilation

by Bruce S. Thornton

Defining Ideas

The current Supreme Court term has been dominated by the Constitutional challenge to the Affordable Care Act, the healthcare legislation better known as Obamacare. Read more →

California Tuition Blues

by Victor Davis Hanson

Tribune Media Services

In so-called March in March protests, thousands of students in California universities recently demonstrated in outrage over spiraling tuition costs. Read more →

Please, A Little Honesty about Illegal Immigration

by Victor Davis Hanson

Tribune Media Services

President Barack Obama recently assured El Salvador that the United States would not deport the more than 200,000 Salvadorans residing illegally in the United States. Read more →

Obama’s Postmodern Vision

by Victor Davis Hanson

National Review Online

There has been for months a popular parlor game of tallying instances in which President Obama seems to have either ignored or simply bypassed federal law. Read more →

Diversity, Inc.

by Victor Davis Hanson

National Review Online

‘Affirmative action” was the logical sequel to the civil-rights legislation of the 1960s. The initial reasoning was attractive enough. Read more →

Illegal Immigration Is Immoral

by Victor Davis Hanson

National Review Online

Illegal immigration has been in the news daily during the Republican primary campaign, even though a depressed economy here, stronger border enforcement, and vast new finds of petroleum in Latin America may soon radically curtail the number of illegal entrants into the United States. Read more →

The Moral Dimensions of Illegal Immigration

by Victor Davis Hanson

PJ Media

The New Old Debate Over Illegal Immigration

The debate over illegal immigration is mostly fossilized. We know the predictable contours. Read more →

Illiberal Immigration

by Victor Davis Hanson

Tribune Media Services

Recently, in symbolic fashion, spectators of Mexican ancestry in Pasadena’s Rose Bowl did not merely cheer on the Mexican national soccer team in a game against the US national team — such nostalgia would be natural and understandable for recent immigrants — but went much further and also jeered American players and, indeed, references to the United States. Read more →

Liberal Frankensteins

by Victor Davis Hanson

National Review Online

This Fourth of July, what remains is the Founders’ vision of a limited government; the idea of a population united by common values, themes, and ideas; a republican form of checks-and-balances government to prevent demagoguery, factions, and tyranny of the majority; the sanctity and autonomy of the nation-state; and individual freedom and liberty as protected through the Bill of Rights. Everything after and against that has proved a failure. Read more →

The Philosophies of Illegal Immigration

by Victor Davis Hanson

PJ Media

Dinosaur Thinking

Even to talk of illegal immigration earns slurs. Read more →

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