Tales from the Trail

Arizona immigration law author now targets “anchor babies”

May 26, 2010

Fresh from authoring a controversial¬†crackdown on illegal immigrants, Arizona Republican state Senator Russell Pearce is now seeking to push a measure to invalidate the citizenship of U.S.-born children of unauthorized migrants he calls “jackpot” or “anchor” babies.

TSA defends extra airport screening for kids, elderly

March 10, 2010

Almost every traveler through U.S. airports has seen little children and the elderly go through extra screening and often are left shaking their heads in disbelief that those individuals could be a threat and questioning whether someone else is slipping through the cracks.