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Lawsuit Challenging National DAPA Injunction Filed in New York

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An illegal alien eligible for Pres. Obama's DAPA executive amnesty has filed a lawsuit challenging the scope of Judge Andrew Hanen’s injunction, preventing the program's rollout. The lawsuit claims that since the Supreme Court did not reach a decision on the case no national precedent was set and that the DAPA injunction should only apply to the 26 states involved in the original DAPA lawsuit.

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Clarifying Prez Candidates' Immigration Stances: OUR NEW VOTER GUIDE

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  by  Roy Beck

Which presidential nominees would increase flow of foreign workers and which would reduce the flow?

That's the question we are answering with our new Voter Guide. We've posted it on our website today just as the news is filled with confusion about what presidential nominees would do about immigration.

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Gallup Poll: 79% of Americans Oppose Increasing Immigration

Gallup Poll 79% of Americans Oppose Increasing Immigration

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According to a recent Gallup poll the number of Americans who oppose increasing immigration levels rose to 79% while the percentage of people who want to see immigration levels increased dropped to 21%. The poll is tied with 38% of Americans wanting to decrease immigration and 38% wanting to keep it at the present level with the rest undecided.

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Immigration Judges Allow Illegal Aliens to Stay in the U.S.

TRAC Report Immigration Judges Allow 57% of their cases to remain in the U.S.

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According to a new report by Transactional Records Access Clearinghouse (TRAC), a Syracuse University-based nonprofit, immigration judges are denying DHS’ attempts to deport illegal aliens in 57% of their cases. So far in FY16 immigration judges have released 96,233 illegal aliens, including criminals, back into U.S. communities.

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Poll: Large Majorities of Voters, Immigrants Support Trump's Immigrant-Vetting Proposal

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Breitbart News reports a new Morning Consult poll found that 62 percent of voters, and 61 percent of new U.S. immigrants, support Donald Trump’s proposal to conduct ideological screening as part of immigrant vetting. First and second generation Americans registered slightly higher levels of support.

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My mother and the rest of you who volunteer to sustain our processes of self-governance

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  by  Roy Beck

After Missouri's Primary election this month, my 87-year-old mother announced she had decided to retire from being a ballot judge in her home town. After the Florida "hanging chad" drama of the 2000 election, I asked Mom how her group handled questions like that.  I recall her answer being that they just used common sense on each ballot in question and there wasn't any disagreement. 

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Chairman Goodlatte: DOJ Ignoring Immigration Fraud

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House Judiciary Chairman Bob Goodlatte, R-Va., slammed the Department of Justice (DOJ) for refusing to investigate over 3,700 asylum cases in which the grantee was represented by attorneys convicted of perpetrating asylum fraud. He called the agency’s refusal “outrageous” and suggested it would embolden “aliens who already have an incentive to lie to obtain an immigration benefit.”

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Cisco Will Lay off 5,500 American Workers While Pushing for More Foreign Workers

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Cisco Systems, Inc., a giant tech company, plans on laying off 5,500 employees or about 7% of its global workforce starting in the next few weeks. The Cisco company has been a champion for increasing H-1B visas and is currently the 28th biggest user of H-1Bs in the U.S.

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Immigrant Vetting is "as American as Apple Pie"

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In a speech Monday Donald Trump outlined his proposal for increasing immigrant vetting, which the mainstream media immediately slammed as being “un-American” and “crazy.” But as several notable scholars point out, history and the law are on Mr. Trump’s side, not theirs. For example, as Professor George Borjas of Harvard’s Kennedy School recently quipped “If [they] just do a couple of minutes of googling before reacting, it would become very apparent very quickly that immigrant vetting has a very long tradition in American history.”

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