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NumbersUSA to Score House Immigration Votes

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The House of Representatives will vote on two immigration bills on Thursday -- H.R. 4760, the Securing America's Future Act, and H.R. 6136, the Goodlatte-Ryan-Denham amnesty plan. NumbersUSA told House Members on Wednesday that it will score in favor of a vote for H.R. 4760 and score against a vote for the Goodlatte-Ryan-Denham amnesty plan.

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Sec. Nielsen: DHS will Continue to Enforce Immigration Laws

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DHS Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen urged Congress to close the loopholes in the immigration system during the White House Press Briefing on Monday. Additionally, she presented current statistics pertaining to illegal immigration on the southern border and stated that DHS will continue to prosecute those who attempt to illegally enter the U.S.

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DACA Amnesty Granted to Criminal Illegal Aliens

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Recent data, released today by the Department of Homeland Security (DHS), revealed that the government granted amnesty to 53,000 illegal aliens -- 7% of all DACA recipients -- with existing criminal convictions under Pres. Obama's DACA executive amnesty. Of those criminal aliens approved for DACA, 10 were granted status despite being arrested for murder.

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President Trump Has a Clear Choice When It Comes to a DACA Amnesty

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  by  Eric Ruark

President Trump has a clear choice. he can sign the Goodlatte bill, which would fulfill some of his campaign promises, or he can sign the Speaker Ryan "compromise" bill, which is a Gang of Eight redux. Ryan's bill does not include E-Verify, and it won't cut the number of green cards issued every year.

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Ryan Amnesty Follows Gang of 8 Playbook -- Amnesty First, Enforcement Maybe Later

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  by  Chris Chmielenski

The draft text for House Speaker Paul Ryan's "compromise" bill is out, and it's as bad as we feared. Speaker Ryan's amnesty plan follows the same playbook that the Gang of 8 followed, granting an immediate and permanent amnesty to at least 1.8 million illegal aliens with only promises of future enforcement.

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MPI: More than 10 Million Foreign Nationals Receive Taxpayer-funded Welfare Benefits

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A recent report by the Migration Policy Institute, entitled Chilling Effects: The Expected Public Charge Rule and Its Impact on Legal Immigrant Families' Public Benefits Use, revealed that 10.3 million out of the 22 million foreign nationals in the U.S. receive benefits from at least one welfare program funded by taxpayer dollars. Additionally, 54.2% of foreign national children, age 17 and younger, are granted welfare benefits. The data also showed that 46.3% of foreign national welfare recipients are adults, age 18 to 54, and 47.8% are older than 54.

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House GOP Leadership Announces DACA Vote, Delaying Amnesty Discharge Petition

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Speaker of the House Paul Ryan and Conservative House Freedom Caucus Chairman, Rep. Mark Meadows (R-N.C.), along with GOP House leadership will bring two immigration bills to the floor next week for a vote that would nullify a Discharge Petition filed by Rep. Carlos Curbelo (R-Fla.) back in May whose purpose was to force a series of votes in the House on several DACA amnesty proposals. The bills to be voted on next week include include Rep. Bob Goodlatte's H.R. 4760, the Securing America's Future Act.

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Justice Dept. Backs States' DACA Challenge

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Last Friday the Justice Department filed a brief that lays out how the Administration would like Judge Andrew Hanen to proceed in the DACA challenge brought by seven states. The brief, which supports the states’ challenge, marks the first time the Administrations has weighed in on the case. The Administration plan could send the matter back to the Supreme Court quickly, according to the Constitution Center.

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