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Pew Study on H-1B Visa Salaries Flawed

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In a recent study the Pew Research Center said that according to their findings, employers planned in FY16 on paying foreign H-1B visa workers higher salaries than those earned by Americans in similar fields. However, other experts have said that the methods used are flawed and, “not worthy of Pew or experienced researchers to put out”.

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Denver Strengthens Sanctuary City Policy

Denver Mayor Michael Hancock

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The Denver City Council and Mayor Michael Hancock have proposed a new ordinance which would further limit cooperation between Denver local law enforcement and ICE. The sanctuary city currently does not honor ICE detainer requests and this new policy would limit ICE’s ability to work within Denver’s local jails to interview and apprehend criminal illegal aliens.

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Sen. Flake extols his family's illegal-alien hiring in attack on RAISE Act

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  by  Roy Beck

Immigration-expansionist Sen. Jeff Flake revealed today in the New York Times that illegal immigration and reliance on foreign labor was an integral part of his childhood experience.

He recounts a touching relationship growing up with one illegal worker and argues that America needs more immigrants like him who know little English and have little education. I don't doubt Sen. Flake's heart-felt good will toward the foreign workers on the family ranch. But personal sentimentality alone does not make for a just or rational public policy. The RAISE Act does.

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Wisconsin Voters: Cut LEGAL Immigration by at Least Half

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By a 2-to-1 margin, Wisconsinites say they want legal immigration -- that has been averaging around one million a year -- reduced to a half-million or less. That is the preference of nearly all demographic groups, including Wisconsin’s Democrats, Republicans, Independents, Catholics, Evangelicals, Protestants, Union Households, and those of other religions and no religion, residents of major cities, suburbs, and rural areas, according to a survey conducted by Pulse Opinion Research of 1,000 Wisconsinites likely to vote in next year's midterm congressional elections.

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West Virginia Voters: Cut LEGAL Immigration by at Least Half

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By a more than 4-to-1 margin, West Virginians say they want legal immigration -- that has been averaging around one million a year -- reduced to a half-million or less. That is the preference of nearly all demographic groups, West Virginia’s Democrats, Republicans, Independents, Union Households, conservatives, liberals, moderates, Catholics, Evangelicals, Protestants and those of other religions and no religion, according to a survey conducted by Pulse Opinion Research of 1,000 West Virginians likely to vote in next year's midterm congressional elections.

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Pennsylvania Voters: Cut LEGAL Immigration by at Least Half

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By almost a 3-to-1 margin, Pennsylvanians say they want legal immigration -- that has been averaging around one million a year -- reduced to a half-million or less. That is the preference of nearly all demographic groups, including Pennsylvania's Democrats, Republicans, Independents, Union Households, Catholics, Evangelicals, Protestants and those of other religions and no religion, and residents of major cities, suburbs, and rural areas, according to a survey conducted by Pulse Opinion Research of 1,000 Pennsylvanians likely to vote in next year's midterm congressional elections.

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Two Main Objections to Immigration Restriction Unconvincing

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  by  Eric Ruark

Those who oppose lowering immigration to a sustainable level either argue along the lines that "America is a nation of immigrants," and therefore Americans have no right keep out any immigrant who wants to come; or that immigration "grows the economy," and any restrictions will have catastrophic economic consequences. Neither assertion holds up to the most basic examination.