Mark Krikorian, National Review

Mark Krikorian

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Past articles by Mark:

Title 42 Isn’t Going Anywhere, but Why Are Republicans Helping Biden?

The Republicans' goal should not be muddling through on immigration, in hopes that today's historic disaster at the border doesn't turn into tomorrow's biblical mega-disaster. → Read More

‘The Era of Open Borders Is Over’? Not a Chance

Even Biden’s State of the Union comments meant to sound less radical highlighted the administration’s unlimited-immigration perspective. → Read More

‘DHS Wants Everything on the Down-Low’

Two recent immigration videos are causing the Biden administration headaches, and the administration has no one to blame but itself. → Read More

Biden’s Year One in Immigration

There's good reason for public disapproval of President Biden's handle of the border and immigration issues. The disaster at the border exceeds anything we've ever seen. → Read More

Biden’s Year One in Immigration

National Review, January 20, 2022 President Biden probably didn’t mind not being asked a single question about border or immigration issues during his two-hour press conference Wednesday. It’s his weakest issue with the public and was even before his general approval rating tanked. There’s good reason for the public disapproval. The disaster at the border exceeds anything we’ve ever seen, with… → Read More

Biden’s border policy may be 2021’s biggest failure

We’ve learned a lot about Joe Biden’s views on immigration control in the first year of his administration. He doesn’t like it. → Read More

Weapons of Mass Migration

How Belarusian dictator Alexander Lukashenko is waging war on his western neighbors and European Union members Latvia, Lithuania, and Poland. → Read More

‘Let’s Say It’s Not an Amnesty’

The latest version of the reconciliation bill in the House contains a giant amnesty for at least 7 million illegal aliens. How do we know it's an amnesty? Because House Democrats are insisting it's not an amnesty. → Read More

Biden Dismantles the Ban on Hiring Illegal Immigrants

A new memo from Alejandro Mayorkas on worksite enforcement of immigration laws represents the Left's rejection of the very concept of illegal employment. → Read More

The Half-Baked Immigration Response to 9/11

A wide variety of steps were taken in the wake of 9/11 to make it harder to violate immigration laws, but many of the initiatives are stalled or unfinished today. → Read More

How Much Worse Can It Get?

There is no way to restore order to the border without a 180-degree shift in Biden administration policy. → Read More

Immigration Cannot Solve the Challenges of an Aging Society

Part of the reason that immigration has such a small effect on the working-age share of the population is that while it certainly adds new workers, it also adds to the number of retirees over time. → Read More

Do As I Say, Not As I Do: Guatemala Edition

People respond to actions, not words. → Read More

It’s Always a Good Time to Increase Immigration!

The U.S. Chamber of Commerce, arguably the most powerful lobby in Washington, made a big splash this week in a push for vastly increased immigration. → Read More

The Times Coos about Democrats’ ‘Quieter Approach to Migrant Children’

Democrats are not only 'quiet' about this massive, systematic, and routinized violation of America's borders, they have caused it and are facilitating it. → Read More

‘Temporary’ Protected Status: A Tool for Executive Mischief

Alejandro Mayorkas announced that his agency would grant a work-permit amnesty (under so-called Temporary Protected Status) to all Haitian illegalls in the U.S. → Read More

They Heard It through the Grapevine: Illegals Are Coming from All Over

The border crisis continues, with the total number of illegal immigrants encountered at the border in April at a 21-year high for that month. → Read More

What’s the Real Problem at the Border?

The numerical immigration limits and eligibility rules established by Congress are being comprehensively subverted by the Biden administration. → Read More

Celebrate the Real Cesar Chavez on National Border Control Day

The Left is so invested in his canonization that it has had to invent a new Cesar Chavez that, in very important respects, bears little resemblance to the actual man. → Read More

The Human Cost of Open-ish Borders

Joe Biden's border policy is enticing migrants to infiltrate the borders while keeping some border enforcement in place. The inevitable result is tragedy. → Read More