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My advice to White House: Don't let immigration stop the jobs momentum from recruiting Americans out of poverty

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  by  Roy Beck

On the eve of his State of the Union address, the president is under great pressure to increase the number of foreign workers instead of continuing to honor his campaign promises that immigration policies should prioritize the needs of Americans who have not benefited by the national economy in recent decades

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Trump Administration Issues Visa Sanctions on Ghana

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The Departments of State and Homeland Security issued visa sanctions against Ghana due to its “lack of cooperation” in repatriating their nationals who were ordered removed from the US. The order will restrict certain categories of visa applicants until “cooperation on removals has improved to an acceptable level.”


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Rep Jody Hice Introduced Bill to End Chain Migration

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Rep. Jody Hice (R-Ga.) has introduced H.R. 891, a bill that would eliminate the extended family visa categories (e.g., married sons and daughters of citizens, etc.), thus ending "chain migration" as recommended by the bipartisan Barbara Jordan Commission in 1997. Current immigration law allows U.S. citizens and legal permanent residents to sponsor non-nuclear, adult family members, creating an endless chain of mass legal immigration.

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Rich Lowry's Defense of Tom Brokaw's Defense of Assimilation

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NBC long-time news anchor Tom Brokow caused a backlash from many of his colleagues in the media when he gave his opinion that Hispanic immigrants should make more of an effort to assimilate, especially learning to speak English, and that all Americans should help work toward that goal. National Review editor Rich Lowry responded to the firestorm.

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Trump Organization to use E-Verify Across all Properties

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Coming under fire in recent weeks for employing illegal workers, the Trump Organization has announced that it will use E-Verify at all of its properties. Pres. Trump called for nationwide use of E-Verify as a candidate, but he has backed off mandating it for all businesses since entering the White House.

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TIME Mag. says global migration cannot be stopped

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  by  Roy Beck

With 28 pages of photo essays from TIME's correspondents and photographers around the world, the magazine warns readers that the Central American caravans at the U.S. southern border are just the beginning of millions more sure to follow out of the 258 million current international migrants outside their country of birth who are on the move.

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Polls Show Voters Are Divided About 'The Wall,' United in Opposition to Illegal Immigration, Strongly Favor Cuts to Legal Immigration

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  by  Eric Ruark

Americans are bombarded with polls telling them what they think. Often, these polls are presented in a way to convince Americans what they should think. To understand how well a poll captures public opinion the key is to look at how the questions are being asked and who are being asked the questions.

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House Democrats to Offer Border Funding Bill

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House Democrats announced on Wednesday that they'll release a bill that would end the partial government shutdown and provide at least $5 billion for border security, but none of the funds will be available to construct additional barriers along the U.S.-Mexico border. The funding will reportedly cover new technology and more staff to stem the flow of illegal drugs through ports of entry.

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