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VP Pence Urges Central American Leaders to Discourage Illegal Immigration

VP Mike Pence

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Vice President Mike Pence called on the leaders of the Central American counties that make up the Northern Triangle to take more steps to discourage illegal immigration to the United States. Many of the illegal border crossers in recent years have come from the Northern Triangle countries that include Honduras, El Salvador, and Guatemala, including the majority of family units and unaccompanied alien children apprehended at the border.

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Birthright Citizenship for Illegal Aliens Costs Taxpayers $2.4 Billion

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Children born to illegal-alien parents cost U.S. taxpayers $2.4 billion each year according to a new report from the Center for Immigration Studies. The report concludes that of all births likely paid for by U.S. taxpayers, $5.3 billion is spent each year on children born to illegal alien or immigrant parents.

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Federal Judge Blocks Trump Administration's Termination of TPS

Judge Edward Chen

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A federal judge in San Francisco placed a temporary injunction against the Trump Administration's actions to end Temporary Protected Status (TPS) for approximately 300,00 illegal aliens. Judge Edward Chen ruled on Wednesday that TPS recipients from El Salvador, Haiti, Nicaragua and Sudan would suffer irreparable harm and hardship if the status is terminated.

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Cap-Gap H-1B Seekers Lost OPT Work Permit on Oct. 1

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Under Trump Administration policy, those with expired F-1 student visas who are waiting for approval of a H-1B visa application can no longer work after October 1st. This "cap-gap" rule will force thousands of foreign graduates with degrees in science, technology, engineering, or mathematics (STEM) to cease working under the Optional Practical Training (OPT) program or risk accruing "unlawful presence."

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Report: ICE Targeting Fraudulent Asylees for Deportation

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National Public Radio reports the Trump Administration is considering stripping asylum status from those who won it fraudulently. During a 2012 investigation into New York asylum mills, federal prosecutors arrested 30 immigration lawyers, paralegals and interpreters who had enabled asylum-seekers to acquire benefits fraudulently. The 3,500 asylees they helped, and possibly more than 10,000 family members who obtained “derivative asylum status,” could be deported if officials find fraud occurred.

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California Judge Rules State Sanctuary Law Unconstitutional

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Orange County Superior Court Judge James Crandell ruled that California’s law limiting police cooperation with ICE violates Huntington Beach’s status as a charter city under the state constitution. The ruling makes Huntington Beach and California’s other 120 charter cities exempt from complying with the state sanctuary law.

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New projections warn of a much-more-congested future if immigration policies aren't changed.

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  by  Roy Beck
But the projections also show how much better the future can be with just moderate immigration reductions. This chart of population/immigration projections is the most recent update of many NumbersUSA has produced since 1996. The bottom line of all -- well, really the top line -- is that if Congress doesn't reduce annual immigration, future Americans will be living congested lives unrecognizable by Americans of the 20th century.

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