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Lawyers Sue to Keep Foreign Workers in U.S. Despite 96.8 Mil Americans out of Work Force

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Corporate immigration lawyers are asking a federal judge to take control of the immigration system from President Donald Trump and then suspend routine visa deadlines for at least two million foreign workers until after the coronavirus epidemic has passed.

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Extra H-2B visas put on hold amid massive job losses

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  by  Chris Chmielenski

n a big win for American workers, especially those who are most affected by the Covid-19 pandemic, the Trump Administration announced on Thursday that it was putting on hold a plan to issue 35,000 additional H-2B visas this spring to low-skilled foreign workers.

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The move was a result, in part, of your tremendous activism efforts. NumbersUSA activists flooded the White House with messages, urging Pres. Trump to put the additional H-2B visas on hold.

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'Tough Times Call For Tough Measures': Hostility towards immigration law is hurting the fight for elites' credibility

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  by  Andrew Good
These are tough times indeed. Yet, in these times, The New York Times doesn't think President Trump should secure the U.S. border of enforce immigration laws. Some of the Time's reasonable readers disagree.

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Stop raiding poor countries of doctors & nurses that they need in the pandemic

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  by  Roy Beck

Does anything reveal more about the ugly strain of American arrogance and entitlement than calls by immigration enthusiasts to use the pandemic as an excuse to further raid the health professionals of underdeveloped countries?

Many nations around the world already have a large percentage of their doctors working in U.S. hospitals instead of helping the woefully underserved populations of their homelands. As a matter of international ethics, let's stop using our immigration system to wave around wads of cash to deny the world's poor their doctors and nurses.

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Immigration jumps to No. 1 federal crime

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Immigration violations, mostly by illegal immigrants, has jumped over drugs to become the top federal crime.

Federal sentencing for immigration violations surged 22.9% last year, according to the U.S. Sentencing Commission’s annual report shared with Secrets.

The result was that over 38% of all cases were immigration-related.

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“Immigration offenses increased by more than 5,000 cases from the previous year and accounted for the largest single group of federal crime — a position held by drug offenses in FY17,” said the commission.

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