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CIS Releases New Population Projections Based on Census Bureau Data

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Based on Census Bureau assumptions about immigration levels through 2060, the Center for Immigration Studies projected the U.S. population based on various immigration scenarios. One thing CIS revealed is that immigration does little to increase the proportion of the working-age population (16-64).

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Over 300 Migrants Jump Border Near President's Wall Rally

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Border Patrol agents apprehended 311 migrants late Monday night as they walked around the end of a pedestrian fence near Sunland Park, New Mexico. The arrests occurred a few hours after President Trump held a wall rally a few miles away in El Paso, Texas. Earlier on Monday, Agents apprehended a group of 330 migrants about 100 miles to the west in Antelope Wells, New Mexico.

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Senate Committee Delays Vote on New ICE Director

Acting ICE Dir. Ronald Vitiello

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The Senate Homeland Security Committee has delayed a vote for the second time on Pres. Trump's nominee to head Immigration and Customs Enforcement. The President had nominated Ron Vitiello to the post last year, but the Senate Committee delayed the vote because of concerns brought to the Committee by the ICE officers union. Pres. Trump had to nominate Vitiello for a second time because of the new Congress starting last month.

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National Association of Manufacturers Calls for Amnesty, Foreign Worker Increases

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The National Association of Manufacturers (NAM) is set to unveil an immigration proposal that would grant amnesty to the more than 11 million illegal aliens living in the United States and increase the number of foreign workers imported each year. The proposal, as reported by Fox News, attempts to appeal to Pres. Trump's desire to build a border wall by including a boost for border security funding in the proposal.

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Trump makes strong case for more fencing without offering amnesties or more foreign workers to get it

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  by  Roy Beck

For the moment, I have to say that I was relieved when the President got through his long State of the Union section on immigration.

There had been so much talk about the possibility of a big new announcement and about the efforts of some inside the White House to put together some kind of new comprehensive compromise plan, I was braced for some major backtracking.

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Texas AG Asks Judge to End DACA

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Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton filed a motion asking U.S. District Judge Andrew Hanen to block implementation of the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program. Last August, Judge Hanen ruled the Obama administration did not have the authority to implement DACA but did not issue an injunction at the time.

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