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DHS Report: Only Half of Illegal Border Crossers Are Apprehended

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DHS has finally released their report that reveals that only 54% of illegal aliens who cross the southern border are apprehended, this contradicts the Obama administration’s claims that 81% of all illegal border crossers are caught. The report also shows that since Pres. Obama has taken office asylum demands have increased 900% from 17,000 in 2009 to 170,000 in 2014.

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CR puts off H-2B visas, refugee increases

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House Republicans have released text for a short-term spending bill that will likely come to the floor for a vote before federal funding expires at the end of the week. The legislation doesn't expand a provision from last year's spending bill that expands the H-2B low-skilled visa program and doesn't make any significant changes to refugee spending.

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Rep. Babin Calls on Congress to Deny Refugee Resettlement Funding Increase

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Rep. Brian Babin (R-Texas) wrote an op-ed in The Daily Caller calling on Congress to deny Pres. Obama’s demand to increase funding to the refugee resettlement program to $3.9 billion. This is nearly a 250% increase that will support settling refugees and illegal alien border-crossers in the United States.

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Fake U.S. Embassy in Ghana Issued 'Visas' for a Decade

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The Washington Post reports Ghanaian and Turkish organized crime rings ran a fake U.S. embassy in Accra, Ghana that issued an unknown number of U.S. visas before it was shut down. The criminals somehow obtained and issued real visa documents to people from at least ten different countries.

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Goodlatte: Background-Check Failure Causes Feds to Suspend Citizenship Approvals

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House Judiciary Committee Chairman Bob Goodlatte, R-Va., today exposed that USCIS halted naturalization ceremonies and stopped accepting new citizenship applications after it learned that its computerized case management system had not run FBI background checks on certain citizenship applicants. Earlier this year the DHS Inspector General revealed that the system had issued hundreds of green cards to incorrect names and addresses, sparking national security fears.

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The Number of Long-Term Unemployed Continued To Grow in November

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  by  Eric Ruark

“Total nonfarm payroll employment increased by 178,000” in November 2016, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics. This number is generally reported as the number of new jobs added to the U.S. economy in a given month, though we pointed out in October how this is misleading when not put in the context of how much the working-age population grew during the same time.

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Last-Minute Regulation Creates More Foreign STEM Job Competition

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Breitbart’s Neil Munro reports a last-minute Obama Administration regulation will create more foreign job competition for American workers specializing in the Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) fields. It would: automatically extend the work permits of H-1B guest workers while they seek permanent employment-based green cards; increase their job portability; and create a new method for non-profits to hire H-1B workers by partnering with universities. And for foreign students who work under the Optional Training Program (OPT), the regulation would extend the length of their work permits so they can seek a H-1B slot.

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The Deflation of Top-Heavy GOP Consensus

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  by  Andrew Good

The holidays prod us to requite, reflect, and resolve. But this season finds our politics enjoined in heightened introspection as well. So, it was fitting that the American Enterprise Institute hosted an event titled “Conservatism: What now?” at their impressive new facility Tuesday.

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Will Trump Pick DHS Chief Who Has Been OPPONENT of Trump Immigration Enforcement Proposals?

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  by  Roy Beck

Many Washington champions for MORE immigration enforcement are abuzz and aghast at reports indicating that Congressman Michael McCaul (R-Texas) is considered to be high on the Trump Team's list to be the next Secretary of the Department of Homeland Security (DHS).

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Americans 4 Work: How To Boost Minority Employment

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An op-ed by Thomas Broadwater argues that blue-collar work visas "are boxing millions of minority citizens out of jobs."

Broadwater elaborates:
"The number of good-paying blue collar jobs is shrinking. Since 1980, America has lost more than 12 million manufacturing jobs to automation or offshoring. Wages have stagnated."

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