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Judge Refuses to Block Most California Sanctuary Laws

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A federal Judge John Mendez turned down Trump Administration requests for a preliminary injunction on California laws that limit cooperation with ICE (SB 54) and enable the state attorney general to inspect privately-owned federal detention centers (AB 103). But the judge blocked provisions of another law (AB 450) that requires employers to deny ICE access to nonpublic worksite areas or employee records without a warrant.

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Preliminary Stats Suggest Zero Tolerance Policy Helped Reduce Illegal Immigration

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The Associated Press acquired Border Patrol arrest statistics that suggest President Trump’s zero tolerance policy may have helped convince fewer migrants to cross the border illegally. The Border Patrol arrested 34,057 illegal aliens in June - 6,287 less than in May. The number is still more than double the 16,077 arrested in June 2017, when the Administration was relatively new and more migrants feared crossing illegally.

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Judge: Administration Wrongly Denied Asylum Seekers Parole

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A D.C. District Court judge ruled the Trump Administration is denying the parole (release from custody) of asylum-seekers contrary to a 2009 ICE policy, and must give them a chance at freedom until that policy is changed. Judge James Boasberg’s ruling affects asylum-seekers at five ICE offices where parole denial rates ranged between 92 percent and 100 percent of cases. Those ICE offices must give denied asylum seekers another chance to show they deserve parole.

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Calls to eliminate ICE get serious. Is disdain for nationhood behind it all?

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  by  Roy Beck

This is a different kind of 4th of July holiday than we've had since at least the early '70s.

A growing number of Members of Congress -- and protesters in the streets -- are questioning the legitimacy of the United States of America remaining a true nation of self-determining people.

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NC Landscaping Company Fined for Discriminating Against American Workers

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The Justice Dept. announced yesterday that it settled an agreement with Triple H Services LLC, a North Carolina landscaping company, after a finding that it violated the Immigration and Nationality Act by discriminating against American workers. This is the second settlement to resolve a lawsuit based on Pres. Trump's 'Buy American, Hire American' executive order.

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Sen. Grassley & Rep. Smith: E-Verify is 'the most effective tool' to Combat Illegal Immigration

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Sen. Chuck Grassley (R-Iowa) and Rep. Lamar Smith (R-Texas) stated in an op-ed, published today by Bloomberg, that requiring mandatory use of E-Verify for all employers would protect American workers and reduce fraud by helping businesses ensure that all new hires are legal to work in the United States.

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Breaking Down House Votes on the Securing America's Future Act & the Goodlatte-Ryan-Denham Amnesty

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  by  Chris Chmielenski

The Securing America's Future Act, H.R. 4760, fell just 20 votes short of passing the House last week, setting the high-water mark for supporting an end to chain migration and E-Verify. Notably, more than 100 House Republicans voted against the Goodlatte-Ryan-Denham Amnesty, H.R. 6136, and in favor of H.R. 4760 -- a bill that NumbersUSA had supported since its introduction back in January.

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Former DHS Sec. Jeh Johnson: 'We can't have catch and release'

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Former DHS Secretary Jeh Johnson, who led the Department of Homeland Security during the second half of the Obama Administration, said in a Fox News interview Sunday that the U.S. government must end catch-and-release on the border. Additionally, he said that the Trump Admin. should expand family detention centers like the previous administration did.

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