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ICE Publishes Monthly Report on 287(g) Enforcement Actions

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U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) has begun highlighting the results of its 287(g) partnerships in a monthly online report. The reports detail examples of enforcement actions made as a direct result of the cooperation agreements between state and local law enforcement partners and the federal agency.

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No Independence Day celebration of self-determination without immigration rules -- or more milestone dates than July 4

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  by  Roy Beck

On one of the more difficult Independence Days of my life (how about yours?), I want to think more deeply about what we are celebrating. Or at least, what we should be celebrating.

Perhaps we could be less disunited during our 4th of July celebrations if we could think of the holiday as commemorating the aspirational start of a process that continued through many other wonderful dates in our history. I'll name five others.

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New book: Inside story of foundations & media sabotage of immigration enforcement since 1986

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  by  Roy Beck

If it has seemed for 30 years that powerful forces have intentionally prevented the rule of law in an orderly immigration system, LOSING CONTROL is a new book that tells you how it was done.

I know a lot of this story. I've worked on the issue full-time since 1991, and was a reporter covering it before that. But I learned a lot of new details from this book, enough that they kept me from skimming and kept me reading every word for each new revelation.

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Fragmented wildlands threaten our resilience

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  by  Jeremy Beck
Immigration-driven population growth is devouring natural habitat in the United States, threatening wildlife and biodiversity. This raises ethical questions about our responsibility towards our non-human neighbors and surroundings, but we also have a naked self-interest in arresting immigration-driven population growth in order for wildlife and biodiversity to thrive. Writing in The New York Times Magazine Ferris Jabr says we have altered the natural world to a point where zoonotic diseases can spread to humans more efficiently than ever.

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Majority of Voters don't Buy 'Jobs Americans Won't Do' Narrative

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Supporters of mass immigration, illegal or otherwise, often say that immigrants take the jobs Americans just won't do, but most voters don’t agree. 54% of Likely U.S. Voters believe Americans would fill construction, technology, hospitality and other service jobs now taken by immigrants if the pay and working conditions were improved.

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