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Bipartisan Group Leads Attempt to Overhaul H-1B, L-1 Visa Programs

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Companion bills have been introduced in Congress aimed at reforming H-1B and L-1 guest worker programs. While the sponsors tout these bills as a "complete overhaul" which would "protect American workers and crack-down on foreign outsourcing companies which deprive qualified Americans of high-skill jobs" there are some aspects of the bill which don't live up to the hype.

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Did They Die For Open Borders? Memorial Day raises questions about U.S. government's commitment to national community

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  by  Roy Beck

Did all those who died in foreign lands this last year, as well as in America near our own borders, accept the possibility of the supreme sacrifice for just some vague concept of a country?

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What is amnesty?

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  by  Grant Newman

Amnesty has become a politically-charged term over the years, which has resulted in Members of Congress, activists, reporters, etc., jumping through hoops to try and prevent the term from sticking to their bill of choice. Let's break down the definition . . .

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House Passes Legislation to Grant Amnesty & Stimulus Checks to Illegal Aliens

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The House of Representatives passed H.R. 6800, the Heroes Act, on Friday night by a narrow margin, 208-to-199. The bill would grant deferred action and work authorization to illegal aliens, working in "critical infrastructure" occupations, until 90 days after the end of the declared national emergency. The bill would also extend the expiration dates for nonimmigrant visas and work permits, fast-track the importation of foreign health care workers, and allow stimulus checks from the CARES Act to be issued to illegal aliens.

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Immigration Levels Were Hurting U.S. Workers Before COVID-19, Now What?

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  by  Eric Ruark
The Center for Immigration Studies released a report this week based on data from the federal government's Current Population Survey. This survey gives detailed information about the nation's unemployed. No surprise it shows U.S.-born and immigrant workers both lost jobs in large numbers. And highlights that the last thing the U.S. needs is more foreign workers.

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House Bill Would Grant Amnesty to Illegal Aliens

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House Democrats unveiled their wish list Tuesday for Covid-19 relief in the form of the HEROES Act, H.R. 6800. The bill will likely receive a floor vote on Friday and is expected to pass. But even House Democrats acknowledge that the bill is more about messaging and has no chance of passing the Republican-controlled Senate.

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