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DHS Office of Inspector General Finds Serious Risks to National Security

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  by  Eric Ruark

The DHS Office of Inspector General (OIG) released a report this week containing some very troubling findings. The OIG warned that "ICE may have missed opportunities to identify, apprehend, and adjudicate the status of aliens posing the highest risk to public safety and national security." The argument that there is a "rigorous vetting process" to keep terrorists out the United States is seriously undermined by by this report.

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Trump Admin. Oversees 40 Percent Decrease in Border Apprehensions for 2017

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The Trump Administration saw the number of attempted illegal border crossings drastically drop by 40 percent in just one year. According to the DHS report released Tuesday on final border apprehension numbers for calendar year 2017, the Obama Administration oversaw 614,739 border arrests in its last year, compared to only 351,084 arrests in Pres. Trump’s first year.

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House Republican Chairs Introduce DACA Bill That Also Ends Chain & Lottery, and Mandates E-Verify

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Four House Republicans introduced legislation today to grant amnesty to DACA recipients while addressing all of Pres. Trump's demands. The Securing America's Future Act, introduced by House Judiciary Chairman Bob Goodlatte, House Immigration Subcommittee Chairman Raul Labrador, House Homeland Security Chairman Michael McCaul, and House Border Subcommittee Chairwoman Martha McSally, would end Chain Migration and the Visa Lottery, make E-Verify mandatory for all employers, and beef up both interior enforcement and border security.

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Trump's 'clean' amnesty bill statement is same old failed idea

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  by  Roy Beck
Four pro-reduction Members of Congress were included in the bi-partisan group of Senators and Representatives that met with Pres. Trump today about creating a DACA deal. But otherwise, the President was surrounded by champions of amnesties, increased foreign workers, gutted enforcement.

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USCIS Drops Proposed Policy Change to End H-1B Extensions

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USCIS has reportedly reneged on a proposed “Buy American, Hire American” regulation that would have prevented H-1B visa extensions beyond the six-year limit and likely stopped more than 100,000 foreign workers with pending green card applications from keeping their H-1B visas beyond the allowed two three-year terms, creating job opportunities for higher-skilled Americans.

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GOP Senators Split from Pro-Amnesty Working Group

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Senators Thom Tillis (R-N.C.) and James Lankford (R-Okla.) did not attend Wednesday’s hour-long meeting held by a bipartisan group of pro-amnesty Senators that has been collaborating on Dream amnesty legislation. The group, led by Sens. Dick Durbin (D-Ill.) and Lindsey Graham (R-S.C.), had been working on legislation that would pair a Dream amnesty with a few minor border improvements, failing to address any of Pres. Trump’s demands.

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