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Before 1st Primary Votes, A Revised Look at Immigration Promises

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In anticipation of the upcoming primaries and caucuses, NumbersUSA's Roy Beck continues to revise his ratings again on 14 Presidential candidates of both Parties, assessing the quality of their promises in 16 immigration categories. He finds that the media responses of the Iowa Caucus frontrunners Huckabee and Romney are not as good as their campaign's promises on immigration. And the re-emergence of McCain as a viable candidate is interesting, given his almost uniformly bad or poor immigration ratings.

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Five-year Amnesty Bill Under Discussion

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Some House Democrats are having behind-the-scenes discussions about creating a special visa for illegal aliens they believe will enjoy considerable Republican support. Under the plan, illegal aliens who can prove they have jobs and pass a criminal background check will receive the gift of legal status for 5 years. The plan is designed to attract pro-business Republicans and those who backed the McCain-Kennedy amnesty bill by also increasing the number of visas issued for technical, temporary and agricultural workers.

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SAVE Act Introduced in the Senate

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Last week two versions of Rep. Heath Shuler’s (D-N.C.) SAVE Act (Secure America with Verification Enforcement [H.R. 4088]) were introduced in the Senate by Senators Mark Pryor (D-Ark.), Mary Landrieu (D-La.) and David Vitter (R-La.). The Pryor/Landrieu bill is S. 2368 and Sen. Vitter's bill is S. 2366. Both bills are identical and have been endorsed by NumbersUSA.

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