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We join unions, environmentalists and more in broad coalition against threat of anti-worker trade bill

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  by  Roy Beck

We are opposing the corporate lobbies, Pres. Obama and Republican congressional leaders who together are trying to pass a Trade Promotion Authority (TPA) bill that would likely lead to cutting the American people out of future decisions about certain flows of foreign workers.

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We urge Senate to reject Lynch for Attorney General

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  by  Roy Beck

NumbersUSA has notified every U.S. Senator that our Immigration Grade Cards will score a vote for Loretta Lynch as a vote for amnesty and against American workers.

As explained below, urging the rejection of a presidential nominee is something we have done rarely and not a decision we made lightly in this case.

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Fast Tracking Trade Agreements Could Abrogate Congressional Immigration Authority

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Congress will soon take up “fast track” trade promotion authority legislation that would allow President Obama to submit trade agreements to Congress for a simple-majority vote without being subject to amendment. If passed, the first likely trade deal to come up is the Trans-Pacific Partnership, which reportedly includes guest worker provisions Congress could not change.

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CIS Report: 'Obscure' Program Hurts American Workers

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Documents obtained by the Center for Immigration Studies (CIS) from the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) show that an immigration program described by CIS as "obscure, almost secret" is costing American workers hundreds of thousands of jobs. The program has also exempt billions of dollars from taxation towards Social Security and Medicare.

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Bipartisan Coalition Calls for Investigation of H-1B Visa Use at SoCal Edison

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A bipartisan coalition of Senators, led by Chairman of the Subcommittee on Immigration and the National Interest, Sen. Jeff Sessions (R-Ala.), and Senate Minority Whip Richard Durbin (D-Ill.), sent a letter to Attorney General Eric Holder, Homeland Security Secretary Jeh Johnson, and Labor Secretary Thomas Perez, asking them to investigate Southern California Edison’s use of the H-1B guest worker program to replace American workers.

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Obama Administration Importing Illegal Aliens' Relatives at Taxpayer Expense

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  by  James Robb

In an outrageous new development, the Obama Administration has started a program to bring the Central American relatives of the illegal aliens it has amnestied (or plans to amnesty) to the United States! Instead of forcing the minors, and near minors, to face the dangerous and expensive trip from Central America on their own (like the 60,000 who came in the 2014 border surge), the federal government will fly them directly to the U.S. courtesy of the American taxpayer.

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5th Circuit Dismisses Challenge of 2012 DACA Amnesty by ICE Agents, Mississippi

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The 5th Circuit Court of Appeals ruled the ICE Agents and the State of Mississippi lacked standing to sue over the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program President Obama set up in 2012, Politico reports. Upholding a district court ruling, a three-judge panel of the 5th Circuit said the plaintiffs’ argument that the program would cause them harm was speculative.

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Federal Judge Keeps Injunction on 2014 Executive Amnesty in Place

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U.S. District Judge Andrew Hanen denied a Justice Department request late Tuesday night to lift his injunction on President Obama's plan to grant executive amnesty and work permits to five million illegal aliens. The judge issued his injunction on February 16, just days before the Department of Homeland Security was to start processing amnesty applications, while the case brought by 26 states was being decided.

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Updated: Texas Senate Panel Passes Bill to Ban Sanctuary Cities

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A bill that would ban illegal-alien sanctuary cities, local entities that do not enforce immigration laws, passed through a Texas Senate subcommittee on Monday. SB 185, introduced by state Sen. Charles Perry (R-Lubbock), would cut off state funding for local governments or governmental entities that adopt policies that forbid police officers from asking about the immigration status of a person detained or arrested.

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