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Council of Economic Advisors Undermines Employer Claims of Worker Shortage in U.S.

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With the economy improving and the labor market tightening, employers have ratcheted up their call for an increase in foreign labor. President Trump has even said that there are not enough workers to fill open jobs. The President's own Council of Economic Advisors makes clear in its latest report that there are still many Americans on the sidelines who are available to work.

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New 'Dream' Amnesty Would be Biggest Amnesty Ever

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  by  Chris Chmielenski

The American Dream and Promise Act, H.R. 6, would grant amnesty to as many as 3.5 million illegal aliens who entered the country before their 18th birthday AND to 429,000 (mostly illegal-alien) individuals who have received relief from deportation, making it the largest amnesty in our nation's history, if passed.

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OP-ED: Verizon Wireless: Fewer dropped calls, more dropped American workers

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An op-ed this week in the Washington Examiner points out that up to 5,000 Verizon employees may be laid off over the next three months, many after training the guest workers who will replace them. The writer discusses how the H-1B skill guest worker visa is often used to displace qualified American workers.

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Bigger isn't always better

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  by  Jeremy Beck

Immigration expansionists often say that struggling American towns and cities would benefit from increased immigration that would "grow the economy." But adding people only guarantees that an economy will be bigger, not necessarily better.

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Pres. Trump Continues Push for More Immigration

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In an exclusive interview with Breitbart, Pres. Trump said the country needs to import more foreign workers, but also said that he wants an immigration system that's less of a burden on American taxpayers. Since his State of the Union address, Pres. Trump has maintained a consistent call for increasing current, record-high immigration levels because of the strengthening economy.

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Trump Administration Extends TPS for South Sudan

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Secretary of Homeland Security Kirstjen Nielsen announced an extension of the Temporary Protected Status (TPS) for South Sudan. After reviewing conditions with interagency partners, Nielsen said the ongoing armed conflict and other extraordinary conditions in South Sudan warrant an extension. The current 84 beneficiaries from South Sudan are eligible to re-register for a TPS extension through November 2, 2020.

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Eleventh Circuit: DACA Recipients Not Lawfully Present

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The Eleventh Circuit Court of Appeals affirmed that Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) recipients are not entitled to enroll in certain Georgia colleges and universities that bar those without “lawful presence.” The Court ruled that the DACA program does not confer lawful presence on recipients, and that Georgia’s admissions bar does not violate a DACA recipient’s right to equal protection.

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Increasing population is a fundamental issue in Texas, U.S. -- let's act like it

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  by  Rob Harding

Green Dallas, a website operated by the city's Office of Environmental Quality, recognizes that population growth presents huge challenges for its environmental management. One thing you won't find on the site is any recognition that Dallas should consider even slowing its population growth in order to ensure "resources are available for future generations."