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High Immigration Causing European Voter Backlash

Wednesday, April 2, 2014, 1:16 PM EDT

European political parties that support immigration reduction are gaining ground over concerns the European Union’s open-borders policies are costing jobs, USA Today reports. The voter backlash in one country, Switzerland, will force the government to implement reductions contrary to European Union policies.

CIS: 68,000 Illegal Aliens with Criminal Convictions Set Free in 2013

Monday, March 31, 2014, 10:33 AM EDT

A new report from the Center for Immigration Studies has determined that the Obama administration released 68,000 illegal aliens with criminal convictions in 2013. Additionally, Immigration and Customs Enforcement agents reported 722,000 encounters with illegal aliens in 2013, but only followed through with immigration charges for 195,000 of them.

Obama Administration is Releasing Recent Illegal Border Crossers Deemed a Low Threat

Friday, March 28, 2014, 4:36 PM EDT

A Texas TV station reports the Border Patrol is releasing women and children that recently entered the United States illegally if they are considered no threat to national security. The agency confirmed the releases, explaining the decision was prompted by an uptick in border apprehensions and already crowded detention facilities.

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'But he hasn't got anything on.' LA Times clarifies Obama's deportation record; debunks prevailing myths

By Jeremy Beck

Wednesday, April 2, 2014, 12:22 PM EDT

Two and a half years after President Obama told reporters that his deportation statistics were "a little deceptive" and three weeks after DHS Secretary Jeh Johnson confirmed that the current administration's deportation numbers are mostly made up of border apprehensions and are counted differently than in previous administrations, the Los Angeles Times has published an in-depth clarification of Obama's record.

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headshot of Barbara Jordan “It is both a right and a responsibility of a democratic society to manage immigration so that it serves the national interest.”

- Barbara Jordan

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