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Leaked Memo: Refugee Fraud 'Easy to Commit,' 'Prevalent'

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House Judiciary Committee Chairman Bob Goodlatte, R-Va., and House Oversight and Government Reform Committee Chairman Jason Chaffetz, R-Utah, released an internal DHS memo they obtained saying the agency relaxed its requirements for refugees to prove who they are, which makes fraud “easy to commit” and hard to detect. In joint-panel testimony, ICE Director Sarah Saldana denied ever seeing the memo but the news could undermine the Administration’s push for more refugees from terror-producing countries.

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Exhaustive NAS study finds Mass Immigration Depresses Wages & Costs Taxpayers Billions

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A new authoritative study released by the National Academy of Sciences shows that mass immigration drives down annual wages by 5.2% for native-born workers who are in direct competition with immigrants for jobs while costing taxpayers around $299 billion in public services. The study found that the net economic benefit of mass immigration is around $55 billion but that money results from a $500 billion wage transfer from low-skilled workers to businesses.

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Obama Pushes Refugee Resettlement at U.N., Ignores Growing U.S. Resistance

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President Barack Obama attended a United Nations conference on refugees and migrants, and hosted a summit on refugees, where he pushed attending nations to expand resettlement and financial commitments. Obama touted his plans to increase U.S. resettlement, which are faring better on the world stage than at home.

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High Levels of Immigration Hurt the Environment

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The Federation for American Immigration Reform (FAIR) released a report today that shows the harmful impact mass immigration to the U.S. has on the environment. Immigration from overseas to the U.S. increases the world’s overall carbon emissions and reduces the amount of open spaces left in the country

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Over 800 Illegal Aliens with Deportation Orders Were Granted Citizenship

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DHS’ inspector general released an audit on Monday that showed that around 858 illegal aliens who had pending deportation orders were mistakenly granted citizenship. These illegal aliens, many of whom are from countries that pose national security concerns, were able to commit fraud since DHS did not have their fingerprints on file to check their identity.

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President Obama's Refugee Proposal Does Not Address the Crisis, and Will Make Americans Less Safe

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  by  Eric Ruark

President Obama’s proposed refugee admissions for FY2017, which he submitted to Congress for approval, requests that refugee admissions be increased 30 percent from FY2016, from 85,000 to 110,000. The requested budget to administer the program in FY2017 is $1.54 billion, which only includes the costs of resettlement, not the cost of benefits refugees receive after they come to the United States. 

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Pres. Obama Calls for 30% Increase in Refugees for FY17

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Pres. Obama is demanding that Congress provide funding to resettle 110,000 refugees in FY2017. The request is an increase of 30% from FY2016 when Congress funded the resettlement of 85,000 refugees. In previous years, the United States resettled an average of 70,000 refugees per year.

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