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Report: President May Invoke Insurrection Act to Remove Illegal Aliens

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The Daily Caller spoke to multiple senior Administration officials who said President Trump is planning to use the Insurrection Act of 1807 to remove illegal aliens from the United States. The Act was last used by President George H.W. Bush to control the 1992 Los Angeles riots. President Dwight Eisenhower also used the Act in 1957 to desegregate schools in the south.

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President Outlines New Immigration Plan

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The president today unveiled his plan for shoring up border security, overhauling the legal immigration system and cracking down on asylum fraud. The proposal would end chain migration and set up a points-based system that favors high-skilled workers. It does not deal with those already in the country illegally, including those who arrived as children.

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Breaking the population-environment taboo at EarthX

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  by  Jeremy Beck
About 70 percent of sprawl nationally is due to population growth. We have become afraid to talk openly about that because doing so inevitably leads to difficult conversations. The answers range from private decisions about how many children to have to state and local zoning laws. At the national level, Congress dictates population growth through immigration policy. That's NumbersUSA's focus. The latest Census data suggests that 95 percent of U.S. population growth between now and 2060 will be a result of immigration policy. It isn't the only factor, but it is a major one.

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Sen. Graham Introduces Bill to Address Border Surge

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Sen. Lindsey Graham (R-S.C.), who also chairs the Senate Judiciary Committee that has jurisdiction over immigration, announced the introduction of a new bill that would address the ongoing border crisis. Specifically, Sen. Graham's bill would attempt to fix some of the loopholes that have led to a record-number of family units crossing the border illegally in recent months, although text of his legislation have yet to be released.

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Employer 'Demand' for More Foreign Workers Doesn't Mean Americans in Short Supply

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  by  Eric Ruark

The official unemployment rate is at an "historic low" and job growth is encouraging. There is, however, more to the story. Wage growth remains sluggish and there is still a lot of "slack" in the labor market, meaning the claims of a labor shortage are attempts by employers to undo the recent gains made by American workers.

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Death of NY Times reporter who 'discovered' NumbersUSA is a reminder of Bill Clinton backing our agenda

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  by  Roy Beck

Veteran New York Times reporter Robert Pear, 69, is being extolled for his meticulous, fair-minded, no-nonsense approach to complicated policy topics. And that was the way that we at NumbersUSA experienced him in his occasional coverage of us and our policy topic.

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Study: Voluntary Departures Rising Dramatically

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According to a study by The Marshall Project, the number of voluntary departures have “soared” since the election of President Trump. The study's authors say this is a signal that “[m]ore people are considering leaving the U.S., rather than being stuck in detention or taking on a lengthy legal battle with little hope of success.”

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