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Changing Narrative: Democratic Party Wrestling with Need for Immigration Limits

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  by  Jeremy Beck

After the 2016 election, the theory (widespread after 2012) that demographic destiny would force the GOP to embrace large-scale legalization and immigration expansion has fizzled. The Republican Party and President Trump continue to have internal debates about immigration policy, but they are no longer alone. Pundits and reporters from the center left and beyond are looking at the Democratic Party's "immigration problem" with renewed urgency.

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DHS IG Report: Nothing Wrong at ICE Family Detention Centers

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A new report from the Department of Homeland Security Inspector General shows that after completing surprise visits to three key ICE family detention centers they could find nothing wrong with the facilities or how they were managed. The detention centers have come under fire from groups claiming that illegal aliens are being mistreated while they wait for their deportation hearings.

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Missouri Voters: Cut LEGAL immigration by at least half

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By nearly a 3-to-1 margin, Missourians 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 according to a survey conducted by Pulse Opinion Research of 1,000 Missourians likely to vote in next year's midterm congressional elections.

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Greeley Tribune: 'We Like Our Cheap Food'

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  by  Jeremy Beck

The food processing industry has a history of seeking out desperate workers who will accept lower wages and deplorable conditions. There are not enough foreign workers, they say, to take these jobs...at the wages they are offering.

If these businesses took the radical step of raising wages, the Greeley Tribune warns, our cheap food would be... less cheap.

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Bret Stephens of the NYT: No True American Would Challenge the Elite Consensus on Immigration Policy

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  by  Eric Ruark

Bret Stephens of The New York Times penned an op-ed breathtaking in its contempt for the American people. His basic argument is that "so-called Americans" must be replaced by immigrants if America is to survive.

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Borjas: Media Changing its Narrative on Immigration

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Harvard economics professor George Borjas wrote in a recent blog that he's seeing a shift in the narrative used by immigration expansionists to support an increase in legal immigration levels, focusing less on the benefits of mass immigration on the economy and more on the negative impacts of reducing immigration.

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DHS Secretary Kelly Ends DAPA Amnesty

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DHS Secretary John Kelly partially fulfilled one of President Trump's key campaign promises on Thursday night when he rescinded the DAPA amnesty. The illegal and unconstitutional executive amnesty issued by former President Barack Obama would have granted an estimated 5 million work permits to illegal aliens who were the parents of U.S. citizens or Legal Permanent Residents.

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