The new report from the Center for Immigration Studies (CIS), “Homeward Bound: Recent Immigration Enforcement and the Decline in the Illegal Alien Population,” asserts that the undocumented immigrant population has declined significantly in the past year due to stepped-up enforcement efforts.

The last thing Americans want in the midst of a recession is another costly distraction that won’t work. That is precisely what America will get if the hearings on Capitol Hill today on the Shuler-Tancredo anti-immigration bill gain traction and ends up as the law of the land.

The saga in Prince William County continues. The county’s controversial crackdown on immigrants, enacted with great fanfare in 2007, is continuing to unravel.