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House Passes H.R. 565 - The AMIGOS Act

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This morning the House of Representatives passed HR. 565 - The AMIGOS Act. Rather than fixing the well-documented problems with the E-1 and E-2 visa programs, an unlimited amount of visas given to countries who enter 'free trade agreements' with the United States, HR 565 simply adds another country to these uncapped, unlimited programs with no consideration for the American workers they may impact.

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Homan: 100 Criminal Illegal Aliens Released into LA Every Day

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Tim Robbins, ICE's top deportation official, told Congress on Tuesday that as many as 100 criminal illegal aliens are being released into the Los Angeles, Calif., area every day. While some argue that sanctuary policies are "protecting" the immigrant community, Homan said that criminal illegal immigrants are a threat to those communities.

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Reducing traffic emissions won't get any easier with 400 million Americans

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  by  Jeremy Beck

A New York Times report has sparked a national discussion about traffic emissions. To be effective, concerned parties must pay attention to both individual consumption and the number of individual consumers. Inevitably, that will mean challenging Congress' immigration policies.

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Trump Administration Gets Supreme Court Review on Quick Deportation

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The case centers on “expedited removal,” a streamlined deportation process set up by Congress in 1996. Right now, those eligible include thousands of people who every year are arrested within 100 miles of the border less than two weeks after crossing and then are deemed by immigration officials not to have a credible fear of being persecuted if they are deported.

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After Blocking S. 386, Sen. Durbin Introduces RELIEF Act to Increase Legal Immigration

Sen. Dick Durbin (D-Ill.)

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Once again, Sen. Mike Lee (R-Utah) asked for unanimous consent from the Senate this week to pass the Fairness for High Skilled Immigrants Act, S. 386 in the Senate and H.R. 1044 in the House, that would lift per-country caps for employment-based green cards, but Sen. Dick Durbin (D-Ill.) objected. Sen. Durbin used his objection to introduce new legislation, the RELIEF Act, which would substantially increase the number of green cards issued each year, including clear the existing backlog of employment-based green cards over five years.

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ICE Identifies Hundreds Of Illegal Border Crossers Allegedly Lying About Their Family Status

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The United States government identified hundreds of illegal border crossers falsely claiming familial status and numerous other migrant adults attempting to pose as minors. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) and Customs and Border Protection (CBP) in the El Paso area have identified 238 fraudulent families, 50 adults falsely claiming to be minors, and have seized hundreds of documents attempting to support these migrants’ claims.

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Supreme Court Could Expand State-Level Immigration Enforcement

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The U.S. Supreme Court will hear oral arguments Oct. 16 in a case that could dramatically change the landscape of immigration enforcement. The issue before the justices is whether a state can use the information on the federal I-9 employment verification form to prosecute someone for violating state law.

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Mexico Military Police Halt 2,000-Strong Migrant Caravan on Its Way to US

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Mexico’s military police on Saturday halted and turned back a caravan of up to 2,000 migrants from Africa, the Caribbean, and Central America, hours after they embarked toward the United States. The group was apprehended on a road through Huehuetan by nearly 500 Mexican National Guard police later that afternoon.