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MPI: Refugee Children Receive Welfare at Higher Rate than U.S. Children

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The Migration Policy Institute released a recent report showing that “more children of refugees receive cash assistance (and other welfare benefits) than other U.S. children.” Around 30% of refugee children receive welfare benefits compared to 26% of nonrefugee immigrant children.

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Sen. Rubio Leans Towards Ending Special Treatment for Cuban Citizens

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Sen. Marco Rubio (R-Fla.) appeared to shift his position on Cuban migrants during a radio interview last week. Sen. Rubio told Drew Steele, the host of Daybreak on Fox News, that with the United States' changing policy on Cuba and the attitudes of recent Cuban refugees towards Cuba, he believes the Cuban Adjustment Act, which gives special treatment to Cuban citizens under U.S. immigration policy, needs to be re-evaluated.

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How many gumballs does it take to turn a head at the largest Earth Day expo in the world?

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  by  Roy Beck

DALLAS -- In some ways, NumbersUSA is the Organization That Gumballs Built (see the Gumballs Video that launched us in 1996). So it is fitting that we are flying our gumball colors high in the world's largest Earth Day expo here at the Texas State Fairgrounds with our 7-foot-tall gumball machine.

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Border Apprehensions Rising, Driven by Record Number of Illegal-Alien Family Units

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According to new Border Patrol statistics, apprehensions at the southern border rose for the third consecutive month led by increases in illegal-alien family units. The Border Patrol apprehended 32,117 family units so far in fiscal year 2016, more than double the amount for this period last year and a 62% increase over the record number in fiscal year 2014 for that period. The numbers suggest a new border surge from Central American countries of record proportions.

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Md. Sheriff: Weakened Immigration Enforcement Caused Rise in Alien Gangs, 'Senseless Crimes'

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Sheriff Charles Jenkins of Frederick County, Md. told a House panel that “(o)pen borders, reckless sanctuary policies, and failure to enforce our immigration laws have greatly impacted public safety and national security throughout every jurisdiction of this country. He linked the surge in unaccompanied alien minors crossing the border to a rise in alien gang crime, including attempted murder, armed robbery and the rape and sexual assault of children.

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Politifact Rates Population Shortage Claim 'Mostly False'

Politifact Rates Population Shortage Claim 'Mostly False'

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Last week Rep. Don Beyer (D-Va.) claimed that without immigration the U.S. would not have the population to fulfill the labor needs of the U.S. economy. Poltifact rated this claim mostly false based on a recent Pew study that showed that without legal or illegal immigration the U.S. population would still have increased by 31%.

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Supreme Court Divided on DAPA Case

Supreme Court Divided on DAPA

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After oral arguments on Monday the eight Supreme Court Justices seem to be evenly split over the Deferred Action for Parents of Americans (DAPA) case. The court spent 90 minutes debating if Texas and the other 25 states have the right to sue over Pres. Obama’s executive amnesty and if so does DAPA, specifically the Administration's plan to grant work permits and Social Security numbers to a class of illegal aliens, violate the constitution.

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Much on the line for politicians & American workers ahead of Monday's Supreme Court hearing on Obama amnesties

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  by  Chris Chmielenski

Oral arguments before the Supreme Court in the case filed by Texas and 25 other states against Pres. Obama's second executive amnesty will take place on Monday. The Court's ruling, which likely won't come until late June, could have an enormous impact on the race for the White House, Congressional action for the rest of the session, and millions of American workers who would face increased labor competition from millions of illegal aliens receiving work permits if the President's actions are upheld.

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Local TV Reporter Exposes Big Business' Role in Refugee Resettlement

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Reporter for KXJB in Fargo, ND, Chris Berg, exposed the immigration-expansionist group Partnership for a New American Economy last week during his evening program, "Point of View". Berg's report focused on efforts to resettle refugees in the Fargo area and the role of outside Business groups, like the Partnership for a New American Economy's in those efforts.

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