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House DHS Spending Bill Includes Enforcement Funding

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The House Homeland Security Appropriations Subcommittee approved a 2018 spending bill for the Department of Homeland Security that includes funding to increase border security and strengthen interior enforcement. The spending bill would fund many of the top priorities listed in Pres. Trump’s Jan. 25 immigration executive orders.

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Report: DHS Secretary says DACA's Future Uncertain

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At a meeting with members of the Congressional Hispanic Caucus DHS Sec. John Kelly reportedly said he can’t promise that the Administration will defend the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program if challenged in court. 10 states are threatening to include DACA in a pending lawsuit if the Administration does not begin to phase out the program by September 5th.

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Why Does the Government Give Financial Incentives to Bypass Teen Job Applicants?

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  by  Jeremy Beck

Should American businesses work harder to hire teenagers who want the job? By giving businesses an offer they can't refuse, the U.S. government's answer is "no." 

A $100 million dollar industry facilitated by the State Department gives employers a significant discount on foreign hires.

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Sen. Tillis Demanding an Increase in H-2B Visas

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Sen. Thom Tillis (R-N.C.) has put a hold on Pres. Trump’s nominee for USCIS director, Lee Francis Cissna, until DHS Secretary Kelly increases the number of H-2B visas available for this year. In the latest omnibus spending bill, Congress granted authority to DHS to approve 70,000 additional H-2B visas over the current cap of 66,000.

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HR Consultant: Companies Should Adopt E-Verify Before it's Mandatory

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Human Resources (HR) consultant David Creelman suggests that it will be easier and cheaper for companies to implement E-Verify at their own pace rather than wait for a federal or state mandate. Creelman said that E-Verify is “a sensible system that is neither difficult nor expensive…[and] will help ensure you hire eligible and documented workers.” 

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Report: Immigration Enforcement Causing Illegal Aliens to Self Deport

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The Pueblo Chieftain reports illegal aliens are returning to Mexico rather than run the risk of being deported or sent to prison for immigration violations. Self-deportation is prompting growers to increase their reliance on legal guest workers or to shift away from crops that require field labor.

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