Is there a moral right to immigrate? The philosopher Michael Huemer argued that humans have a distinct right to immigrate and that any government barring peaceful immigration was violating a basic right. He provided real life examples and analogies that help to understand the logic behind the right to immigrate.
According to the second Article of The United Nations Charter of 1945, all UN members are to abstain from posing a threat or using force that would infringe on the political and territorial integrity of member states, as the intergovernmental organization was founded on the principle of equal sovereignty of all of its members.
In April of 2018, President Trump signed a defense bill which called for a significant expansion of the military. The goal was to recruit 80,000 new soldiers for the Army by the end of the year. As 2019 started, it became clear that this goal was not even close to being reached. In fact, Myers of ArmyTimes notes that the Army, Army Reserve, and the Army National Guard all did not meet their 2018 recruiting goals.
Many Americans know of the Federalist papers, a collection of essays written by Alexander Hamilton, James Madison, and John Jay that argued for the ratification of the Constitution. But fewer know of the Anti-Federalist papers, a separate collection of essays that argued against certain provisions in the Constitution, or that there even existed opposition to the Constitution being ratified at all.
The idea of a new Constitutional Amendment to enforce term limits on Congress has started to gain more traction. On January 4th, Senator Ted Cruz and Representative Francis Rooney introduced a bill to do just that. The bill would restrict members of the Senate to two six-year terms and members of the House would to three two-year terms.