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USCIS Launches New Website Promoting E-Verify

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  by  Chris Chmielenski

Earlier this week, USCIS launched a new website -- E-Verify.gov -- containing a wealth of information on the free, online tool that allows employers to check if new hires are authorized to work in the United States. Much of the information could previously be found across the agency's main website, but the new site, dedicated to solely E-Verify, makes the information easier to access and presents it in a more effective way.

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ICE Arrests 97 Illegal Workers at Tennessee Meatpacking Plant

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Immigration and Customs Enforcement officials arrested arrested 97 suspected illegal-alien workers last Thursday, in the largest workplace raid in a decade, at a cattle-slaughter facility in northeast Tennessee just outside Knoxville. The agency worked with the Department of Homeland Security (DHS), the Tennessee Highway Patrol, and the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) to execute a federal criminal search warrant of the facility.

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Only Congress Can Stop Future Border Surges

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  by  Chris Chmielenski

The Trump Administration is sending National Guard troops to the U.S.-Mexico border in response to a spike in border apprehension numbers combined with news of a caravan of more than 1,000 Central Americans making its way through Mexico to the Southern border. But only reforms from Congress can truly stop border surges.

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Caravan reporting overlooks underlying asylum policies at work

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  by  Jeremy Beck

The Goodlatte bill would close the asylum loopholes that open-borders organizers of the caravan hope to exploit. Since 2009, merely claiming a "credible fear" is usually enough to be released into the U.S. indefinitely, and frivolous claims have overloaded the system to the point that applicants with legitimate claims wait years to have their cases heard.

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The Most Effective Way to Raise U.S. Wages Is to Reduce Immigration

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  by  Eric Ruark

The March job numbers are out today and job creation is "less than expected." Less important to Wall Street but more important to most of the rest of us is that the number of persons employed fell 37,000 from February to March. The numbers unemployed also fell (-121,000), as did the civilian labor force (-158,000), leading to a significant increase in those not in the labor force (+323,000).

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Ballot Initiative Seeks to Overturn Calif. Sanctuary Law

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California's sanctuary law could be repealed if a group founded by “Angel Parents” is successful. The group, Fight Sanctuary State, introduced a ballot initiative to overturn the California Values Act, which limits cooperation between state and local authorities and the Immigration and Customs Enforcement bureau. The initiative would require local police to cooperate with ICE and impose criminal penalties on local government officials who obstruct immigration enforcement.

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