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New Website Highlights Enforcement Problems ICE Agents Still Face Under Pres. Trump

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The National ICE Council launched a new website on Tuesday that highlights some of the issues ICE agents are facing when trying to enforce federal immigration laws. The National ICE Council hopes the website will bring these problems to the public's attention.

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State Dept.: Visa Lottery Admitted Almost 30,000 People from Terror-Sponsoring Countries since 2007

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According to the latest State Department statistics since 2007, 28,783 individuals from terror-sponsoring countries (Iran, Sudan, and Syria) have received visas to enter the U.S. through the diversity visa lottery program. The visa lottery program has come under criticism after it was discovered that the New York City terror suspect entered the U.S. through the program.

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Has your high school class done this Veterans project?

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  by  Roy Beck

Does your high school graduating class have a list of every member who is a military Veteran of our country?

On this 2017 Veterans Day weekend, there are lots of general well-wishes issued. But how many of us have ever given individual recognition even to all the Veterans with whom we attended school?

At my high school class reunion last year, many of us were horrified to realize that we had never made a list so we could thoroughly do this.

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Rep. Dave Brat to Introduce Legislation to End Chain Migration & Visa Lottery, Mandate E-Verify

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Rep. Dave Brat (R-Va.) and the Chairman of the Homeland Security Committee Rep. Michael McCaul (R-Texas) say that the GOP leadership is finalizing their immigration package that would exchange new immigration enforcement measures for amnesty for DACA recipients.

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House Freedom Caucus Supports Rep. Posey’s SAFE for America Act

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On Monday the House Freedom Caucus announced that they would support Rep. Bill Posey’s (R-Fla.) bill the Security and Fairness Enhancement (SAFE) for America Act (H.R. 1178), which would end the diversity visa lottery program. This support comes after it was discovered that the New York City terror suspect Sayfullo Saipov entered the U.S. through the lottery program.

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Refugee admissions decline 87% in OCT compared to OCT last year

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According to the State Department only 1,242 refugees were admitted into the U.S. in October 2017 compared to the 9,945 admitted in Oct. 2016 under the Obama administration. This 87% decline can be contributed to Pres. Trump’s executive order for tougher vetting procedures for refugees and capping the number of refugees to 45,000 for the fiscal year.

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