NumbersUSA Education & Research Foundation - For Lower Immigration Levels

03/22/2019 12:11 PM
Quinnipiac: Voters in New York Oppose Drivers' Licenses for Illegal Aliens

A Quinnipiac poll found strong opposition to issuing drivers' licenses to illegal aliens among New York State voters. Voters in the state opposed this policy 57% to 37%.

03/22/2019 10:25 AM
DHS Sec. Nielsen: Border Patrol Likely to Apprehend 100,000 Illegal Aliens at Southern Border in March

Department of Homeland Security Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen told an audience at George Washington University this week that Border Patrol was on pace to apprehend 100,000 illegal aliens at the southern border in the month of March.

03/21/2019 10:03 AM
The Worsening Border Crisis
  by  Chris Chmielenski

While dozens of Members of Congress continue to refer to border apprehension statistics from 2017, the crisis along the Southern border continues to intensify. The number of illegal border crossers apprehended last month exceeded any month over the last 6 years, and the number of Family Units apprehended is already ahead of FY18 after only five months.

03/20/2019 10:03 AM
Council of Economic Advisors Undermines Employer Claims of Worker Shortage in U.S.

With the economy improving and the labor market tightening, employers have ratcheted up their call for an increase in foreign labor. President Trump has even said that there are not enough workers to fill open jobs. The President's own Council of Economic Advisors makes clear in its latest report that there are still many Americans on the sidelines who are available to work.

03/16/2019 11:20 AM
The media is catching up to the border crisis. Will Congress?
  by  Jeremy Beck

With more and more news reports on what is actually happening at the border, it should get harder for Members of Congress to plausibly deny the asylum loopholes that are driving the current surge of illegal immigration.

03/15/2019 08:49 PM
New 'Dream' Amnesty Would be Biggest Amnesty Ever
  by  Chris Chmielenski

The American Dream and Promise Act, H.R. 6, would grant amnesty to as many as 3.5 million illegal aliens who entered the country before their 18th birthday AND to 429,000 (mostly illegal-alien) individuals who have received relief from deportation, making it the largest amnesty in our nation's history, if passed.

03/15/2019 07:58 AM
OP-ED: Verizon Wireless: Fewer dropped calls, more dropped American workers

An op-ed this week in the Washington Examiner points out that up to 5,000 Verizon employees may be laid off over the next three months, many after training the guest workers who will replace them. The writer discusses how the H-1B skill guest worker visa is often used to displace qualified American workers.

03/13/2019 10:24 AM
Sen. Grassley Pushes for Mandatory E-Verify on Senate Floor
Sen. Grassley
Sen. Chuck Grassley (R-Iowa) delivered a speech yesterday on the Senate floor in support of requiring all employers to use E-Verify. Last month, he introduced the Accountability Through Electronic Verification Act that would require all employers to use E-Verify within 1 year.
03/12/2019 11:30 AM
Bigger isn't always better
  by  Jeremy Beck

Immigration expansionists often say that struggling American towns and cities would benefit from increased immigration that would "grow the economy." But adding people only guarantees that an economy will be bigger, not necessarily better.

03/12/2019 10:39 AM
Pres. Trump Continues Push for More Immigration
Pres. Trump

In an exclusive interview with Breitbart, Pres. Trump said the country needs to import more foreign workers, but also said that he wants an immigration system that's less of a burden on American taxpayers. Since his State of the Union address, Pres. Trump has maintained a consistent call for increasing current, record-high immigration levels because of the strengthening economy.