Congress Should Restrict Courts On Immigration


Liberal Democrats in Washington have decided to plant their flag on the hill of illegal immigration in the upcoming midterm elections, at least that’s the plan for this week. According to Mark Levin, Democrats are “viewing this issue as Trump’s Katrina” and are planning an all-out offensive in the name of open borders.
As Conservative Review’s Daniel Horowitz has written, it is unelected federal judges that have essentially nullified our immigration laws and allowed the flood of illegal immigrants into our country by declaring it a “right” of migrants to remain rather than be deported. And these out-of-control judges, with their tyrannical mindset, have to be stopped once and for all.
Early Americans knew of this potential problem. As Thomas Jefferson wrote to a friend, “To consider the judges as the ultimate arbiters of all constitutional questions is a very dangerous doctrine indeed, and one which would place us under the despotism of an oligarchy. Our judges are as honest as other men and not more so. They have with others the same passions for party, for power, and the privilege of their corps.”
But judges, he said, with their powers are “more dangerous” because “they are in office for life and not responsible, as the other functionaries are, to the elective control. The Constitution has erected no such single tribunal, knowing that to whatever hands confided, with the corruptions of time and party, its members would become despots.”
Those that opposed the new Constitution, known as “Anti-Federalists,” saw only trouble when they looked at Article Three, which outlined the federal judiciary. They wrote their own collection of essays, the “Anti-Federalist Papers,” to counter the arguments of the Federalists. One such contributor, known as “Brutus,” who was most likely Robert Yates, later Chief Justice of the New York Supreme Court, wrote three essays warning of an encroaching judiciary:

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