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Sen. Grassley Introduces Bill Mandating E-Verify for All Employers

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Chairman of the Senate Judiciary Committee, Sen. Chuck Grassley (R-Iowa), introduced a bill on Tuesday that would mandate the use of E-Verify by all employers. The Accountability Through Electronic Verification Act of 2015, S. 1032, would permanently authorize and require employers to use the Internet-based system that assists employers in determining the eligibility of employees to work in the United States.

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Gov. Walker Lays Out Immigration Stance that Supports American Workers

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During an interview on Monday, Wisconsin governor and potential 2016 Republican presidential candidate Scott Walker said that he would protect American workers from the economic effects of increases in both legal and illegal immigration. Walker joins former Pennsylvania Senator Rick Santorum as the only potential presidential candidates to link high levels of immigration to American workers.

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Should foreign citizens be given U.S. citizenship because their parents decided to visit Disney World?

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  by  Roy Beck

Over the next several days, we are encouraging the public to press their Members of Congress to answer the following question:

QUESTION: Should a baby of foreign citizens be automatically made a U.S. citizen just because its parents boarded a plane to visit Disney World and later gave birth to the child on U.S. soil?

Right now, that's the law . . . until Congress changes it.

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Report: Surge Aliens' Crimes Fallout from Obama's Non-Deportation Policies

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The Washington Times’ Stephan Dinan explored one product of President Obama’s decision to relocate and care for, rather than deport unaccompanied alien children that surged over the southern border. He found that some of the minors have been charged with serious crimes such as murder and aggravated rape – a harbinger of problems to come this year as DHS begins to handle another surge. This undermines Obama's "felons, not families" rationale for his November 2014 amnesties, which are now the subject of litigation in a Texas District court

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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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