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Litigation Accuses IT Staffing Companies of Bias Against American Workers

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Seven lawsuits have been lodged claiming that IT staffing companies prefer H-1B guest workers from South Asia over qualified American workers. Bloomberg Law reported that if the courts rule the companies used H-1B visas in violation of anti-discrimination laws, they could be forced to “change their long-standing hiring and business models. If there aren’t enough U.S. workers to take the place of H-1B visa holders, as the companies say, that could force them out of business.” The companies are Tata Consultancy, Infosys, Cognizant, Wipro, Virtua, Mahindra and HCL.

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Illegal Migrant Family Crossings Rival Former Surges

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Border Patrol Agents in August apprehended 12,744 migrant parents and children (family units) and 4,396 Unaccompanied Alien Children (UACs) at the Southwest border – increases of 38 percent and 11.6 percent, respectively, over July. The 90,563 family units apprehended so far this fiscal year ensures 2018 will exceed 2017’s 90,576. Meanwhile, Customs and Border Protection officers manning ports of entry encountered 9,016 migrants in August, including 3,181 family units and 376 UACs.

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Meatpacking Plant Owner Pleads Guilty to Employing Illegal Aliens

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James Brantley, the owner of a Tennessee meatpacking plant, pled guilty yesterday to tax fraud, wire fraud, and employment of illegal aliens. ICE conducted an enforcement action at his Southeastern Provision slaughterhouse in Bean Station on April 5th. He faces up to 20 years in prison when sentenced Feb. 4.

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Study: Over 39 Million SSN 'No-Matches' Over Four-Year Period

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The Immigration Reform Law Institute obtained data showing that, from 2012 to 2016, there were “39 million instances where names and Social Security numbers on W-2 tax forms did not match the corresponding Social Security records. The group said the Obama Administration’s termination of no-match letters resulted in a “thriving black market where illegal aliens can obtain the Social Security numbers of U.S. citizens in order to gain employment.”

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Shareblue Attacks Rep. Perry, but Supports Parents Risking the Lives of their Children

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  by  Chris Chmielenski

In its eagerness to attack Rep. Scott Perry (R-Pa.), Shareblue Media has a new website post that encourages Central American parents to take their children on the perilous journey through Mexico to illegally cross the U.S. border. The attack includes outlandish claims and makes no attempt at offering a solution to discourage illegal border crossers from placing their children's lives under the care of the murderous, transnational drug cartels that control much of the southern border.

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ICE Arrests, Removals Continue Upward Trend

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New data from the ICE Enforcement and Removal Operations office show increased activity in the first three quarters of this fiscal year compared to the last. Between October 2017 and June 2018, arrests of illegal aliens increased 17 percent while removals rose about 9 percent. An Enforcement and Removal Operations official told reporters, “We continue to focus our enforcement efforts on those who pose a public safety threat and those who violate the integrity of our immigration laws.”

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Job Figures Show Americans Still Want to Work

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  by  Eric Ruark

Economic indicators are good. Employment is up and wages are increasing, albeit modestly. Congress can ensure that trend continues by cutting the inflow of foreign workers. The upcoming budget negotiations will show what commitment, if any, leaders in Congress have to improving conditions for American workers.

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Proposed Rule Would Allow Joint Detention of Migrant Parents, Children

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DHS proposed a rule that would establish standards of care for detaining all illegal alien minors. It includes a provision that would allow for the joint detention of illegal-alien parents and children until they win their asylum case or are deported. The rule would set aside a 2015 court order related to the “Flores settlement” that requires the release of illegal-alien minors and their parents after only 20 days.

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Report: Rep. Yoder Drops Support for Asylum Loophole Protections

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House Appropriations Subcommittee Chairman Kevin Yoder (R-Kan.) told McClatchy News he dropped support for a Homeland Security spending bill amendment that negates Administration policy strengthening the credible fear standard for asylum seekers. Yoder, however, insists on keeping his amendment to lift the per-country caps for employment-based immigrants.

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