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02/21/2018 08:36 AM
Politico's anti-E-Verify bias belied by its own polling
  by  Jeremy Beck
Politico's choice to describe E-Verify - but not a path to citizenship - as "controversial" reveals a subtle but clear bias that is contradicted by Politico's own polling.
02/15/2018 05:28 PM
VICTORY: Senate Votes Down Amnesty Proposals

The Senate voted down all four immigration amendments on Thursday, effectively ending the DACA debate, for now, in the chamber. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell announced after the debate that the Senate would move on to other business.

02/23/2018 05:17 PM
Trump Administration Defends OPT Work Permits in Court

This week Justice Department lawyers defended an Obama regulation that expanded the duration of work permits foreign students with science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) degrees can obtain after graduation. A group of STEM workers led by attorney John Miano challenged the Optional Practical Training (OPT) regulation, saying creates more job competition and reduces wages, but the Administration is stalling resolution of the case while it rewrites the regulation.

02/23/2018 03:40 PM
USCIS Announces New 'America First' Mission Statement

USCIS Director, Lee Francis Cissna announced the agency's new mission statement that defines the responsibility of USCIS in the U.S. immigration system to prioritize the interests of Americans above all else, in regards to national security and public safety.

02/22/2018 02:49 PM
Pew: Trump Admin. Focused Most Enforcement on Criminal Aliens in FY2017

According to a Pew Research report, recent data from ICE revealed the overwhelming majority of all arrests made by ICE agents in FY 2017 were of “criminal” arrestees -- illegal aliens with prior criminal convictions. In just eight years, the overall number of ICE criminal arrests jumped from 39% in FY 2009 to a staggering 74% in FY 2017.

02/21/2018 12:34 PM
CIS: Surge of UACs Supplies MS-13 with Tens of Thousands of Recruits

A recent study conducted by the Center for Immigration Studies (CIS) on MS-13 criminal arrests shows a surge of the gang's activity specifically in areas subject to sanctuary policies and large numbers of resettled UACs. According to the report, 506 MS-13 members were charged with or arrested for crimes, including 207 arrests for murder in 22 states, with 92 cases in California, 84 in Maryland, 80 in New York, and 63 in Virginia -- all states that have resettled a large number of UACs.

02/16/2018 01:50 PM
Media Fail: June 30th, 2018 provision goes unreported
  by  Jeremy Beck
If American voters had asked Congress to devise a plan to cause another border surge, they could not have asked for much more than what the "Common Sense Caucus" came up with. These newspapers did not report the unpopular details.
02/16/2018 10:23 AM
Rep. Carter Cosponsors Rep. Goodlatte's H.R. 4760!

Rep. Buddy Carter (R-Ga.) has cosponsored Rep. Bob Goodlatte's H.R. 4760, the Securing America's Future Act. Their cosponsorships bring the total number of bill sponsors to 95.

02/15/2018 12:00 PM
Senators Schumer, Collins, Rounds & King Team Up to Give Amnesty to 12 Million Illegal Aliens
  by  Chris Chmielenski
Today, we face the greatest threat of a mass amnesty bill passing in the Senate since the Gang of 8 bill passed through the chamber back in 2013. Senators Chuck Schumer (D-N.Y.), Susan Collins (R-Maine), Mike Rounds (D-S.D.), and Angus King (I-Maine) have teamed up to offer an amendment that would, based on DHS's estimation, gut interior enforcement and grant amnesty to more than 10 million illegal aliens ... include some who aren't even here yet!
02/15/2018 10:45 AM
Majority Whip Scalise Cosponsors Rep. Goodlatte's H.R. 4760!

Majority Whip Steve Scalise (R-La.) has cosponsored Rep. Bob Goodlatte's H.R. 4760, the Securing America's Future Act. Their cosponsorships bring the total number of bill sponsors to 94.