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CIS: Immigrants on Welfare Tripled Since 2007

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A recent report by the Center for Immigration Studies (CIS) reveals that the rising level of education among new immigrants in the U.S. has done very little to relieve increasing poverty levels for new arrivals. The report indicates that in 2017 the number of new immigrants living in households on food stamps grew from 4%in 2007 to 13% in 2017 -- three times more than a decade before.

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French House Passes New Immigration Bill to Bolster Enforcement Efforts

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The French National Assembly passed a bill over the weekend that shortens application deadlines for asylum-seekers and doubles the current detention timeline for failed asylum-seekers awaiting deportation. Pres. Emmanuel Macron's centrist party says the law will speed up the asylum claims process.

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Appeals Court Upholds Injunction on Sanctions for Sanctuary Cities

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The 7th Circuit Court of Appeals denied the Trump Administration’s challenge to a nationwide injunction that prohibits linking federal grant funding to ICE jail access and illegal alien release alerts. The Administration pledged to appeal the decision, arguing it has the power to attach strings to federal grants and claiming a nationwide injunction is too broad.

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We continue to tell the story how immigration policy sabotaged the Earth Day dream

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  by  Roy Beck
For the eighth year, NumbersUSA's top staff is working our big booth at the world's largest Earth Day exhibition at the Texas State Fairgrounds in Dallas. While hundreds of environmental groups, corporations, educational institutions and research facilities tell their stories, NumbersUSA reminds attendees about the main reason why the sustainability goals of the first Earth Day in 1970 still haven't been met -- massive population growth forced by congressional immigration policies.

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Misleading DACA Descriptions Exclude People Who Are Part of the Debate

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  by  Jeremy Beck

DACA has never been limited to people who "crossed into the United States illegally," or to those who did so "through no fault of their own." Nor do "immigrants" qualify for DACA.

These errors - as persistent as they are inaccurate - reaffirm Nate Silver's observation after the 2016 election: "... the conditions of political journalism are poor for crowd wisdom and ripe for groupthink."

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Poll: San Francisco Tech Companies Say They Don't Depend on H-1B Workers

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  by  Jade Haney

The San Francisco Bay Area tech lobby -- including Silicon Valley -- has long championed the practice of hiring foreign nationals, regularly pressuring Congress to increase the cap on the number of H-1B visas issued annually, especially for tech workers. But, a recent poll, conducted by Harris on behalf of Envoy, a Chicago-based body shop dedicated to expansive immigration policies, revealed that tech companies don't need foreign-born workers as much as they've led the public to believe.

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Florida Business Interests Deny Voters Chance to Mandate E-Verify

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  by  Van Esser

Until business interests weighed in, the grassroots organization Floridians for E-Verify Now was just one vote away from placing on the 2018 ballot a state constitutional amendment that would have required the state legislature to mandate E-Verify for employers. But a coalition led by a billionaire GOP contributor waged a campaign of misinformation and outright lies that persuaded the Florida Constitutional Revision Commission to deny the measure.

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