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New 'Research' Demonstrates How Ideology Drives Argument for Sanctuary Policies

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  by  Eric Ruark

Daniel Costa, formerly a researcher at the Economic Policy Institute, now works for California Attorney General Xavier Becerra. At EPI, Costa was a responsible researcher and provided salient analysis of U.S. labor market conditions. He was a reliable critic of guest worker programs and acknowledged that immigration policy can be used to undermine the standing of American workers.

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Polling again finds U.S. Christians want less immigration -- strongly at odds with their public religious leaders

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  by  Roy Beck

New polling of American Catholics, Evangelicals and Protestants who are likely to vote in this fall's mid-term elections once again shows the majority of them have immigration views dramatically at odds with their leaders.

In a nutshell, most American Christians want a lot less immigration -- both illegal and legal.

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Judge: Administration Must Restart DACA Program Unless Rescission Justified

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A third federal judge has ruled illegal the Trump Administration’s rescission of the DACA program. But unlike other judges, U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia Judge John Bates ruled the Department of Homeland Security must start accepting new DACA applications within 90 days if it cannot adequately justify termination. The ruling, however, may have helped the Administration by laying out what that justification might entail.

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CIS: Immigrants on Welfare Tripled Since 2007

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A recent report by the Center for Immigration Studies (CIS) reveals that the rising level of education among new immigrants in the U.S. has done very little to relieve increasing poverty levels for new arrivals. The report indicates that in 2017 the number of new immigrants living in households on food stamps grew from 4%in 2007 to 13% in 2017 -- three times more than a decade before.

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French House Passes New Immigration Bill to Bolster Enforcement Efforts

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The French National Assembly passed a bill over the weekend that shortens application deadlines for asylum-seekers and doubles the current detention timeline for failed asylum-seekers awaiting deportation. Pres. Emmanuel Macron's centrist party says the law will speed up the asylum claims process.

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Appeals Court Upholds Injunction on Sanctions for Sanctuary Cities

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The 7th Circuit Court of Appeals denied the Trump Administration’s challenge to a nationwide injunction that prohibits linking federal grant funding to ICE jail access and illegal alien release alerts. The Administration pledged to appeal the decision, arguing it has the power to attach strings to federal grants and claiming a nationwide injunction is too broad.

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