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Evangelicals for Biblical Immigration Urge Congress to 'Strengthen' Rep. Goodlatte's H.R. 4760

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Evangelicals for Biblical Immigration (EBI) thanked Rep. Bob Goodlatte in a hand-delivered letter today for H.R. 4760, the Securing America's Future Act, saying that it comes "closest" to prioritizing the "promises made to the American people," and called on congress to "strengthen" the current provisions outlined in the bill.

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MI Company Forced to Pay Wages and Damages to H-2B Workers

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The Department of Labor (DOL) said in a statement Monday that Metropolitan Concrete Corp., a concrete contractor in Sterling Heights, Michigan, must pay a total of $102,808 -- $73,647 in back wages and $29,161 in civil damages -- to H-2B employees it improperly classified in order to get cheap labor.

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Study: 83 Percent of Honduran Nationals in the U.S. Migrated for Economic Reasons

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According to the Center for Immigration Studies (CIS), a recent study, released by the Reflection, Research, and Communication Team (ERIC-SJ), revealed that 82.9 percent of migration from Honduras to the U.S. was driven by economic hardship, while only 11.3 percent resulted from violence and insecurity. The survey, which took place between February 12 and February 22, was conducted with a national sample of 1,584 Honduran residents over the age of 18 who have family members that have migrated to the U.S. within the last four years.

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Iowa Governor Signs Anti-Sanctuary Bill

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Gov. Kim Reynolds signed into law a bill that requires police to comply with immigration detainers for illegal aliens in their custody and cracks down on other sanctuary policies. Supporters said the bill will uphold the Rule of Law and help ensure "the safety of all people, citizens and immigrants alike." But detractors like the American Civil Liberties Union promised to sue over the measure's constitutionality.

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USCIS Launches New Website Promoting E-Verify

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  by  Chris Chmielenski

Earlier this week, USCIS launched a new website -- E-Verify.gov -- containing a wealth of information on the free, online tool that allows employers to check if new hires are authorized to work in the United States. Much of the information could previously be found across the agency's main website, but the new site, dedicated to solely E-Verify, makes the information easier to access and presents it in a more effective way.

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ICE Arrests 97 Illegal Workers at Tennessee Meatpacking Plant

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Immigration and Customs Enforcement officials arrested arrested 97 suspected illegal-alien workers last Thursday, in the largest workplace raid in a decade, at a cattle-slaughter facility in northeast Tennessee just outside Knoxville. The agency worked with the Department of Homeland Security (DHS), the Tennessee Highway Patrol, and the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) to execute a federal criminal search warrant of the facility.

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