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Leading Capitol Hill Publication Features NumbersUSA Call to Suspend Most Legal Immigration

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The Washington-based publication Congressional Quarterly featured NumbersUSA's call to suspend most legal migration in light of recent U.S. employment statistics. In Roy Beck's blog from December 5, he called for "limiting immigration mostly to nuclear families and our fair share of internationally recognized special needs refugees" as a logical response to declining economic numbers.

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Stupid Stimulus or Sensible Stimulus?

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  by  Charles Breiterman

President-elect Obama has requested that Congress have a fiscal stimulus package waiting on his desk for his signature when he takes office on January 20. The stimulus is projected to be up to $700 billion with the aim of creating 2.5 million jobs over 2 years. That is $280,000 per job, or $140 billion per each 500,000 jobs created.

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Urge the Senate to Extend E-Verify

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Last week the Department of Labor issued a grim report on the state of jobs in America. More than 500,000 Americans lost their job in November and more than 2 million so far in 2008. In response, House Judiciary Committee Ranking Member Lamar Smith (R-Texas) issued a statement urging the Senate to pass a long-term extension of E-Verify. Take action now by calling and/or faxing your Senator and asking them to add an amendment to the auto industry bailout to attach H.R. 6633.

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Napolitano Receiving Mixed Reviews

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Most have heralded President-elect Barack Obama’s appointment of Arizona governor Janet Napolitano to head the Department of Homeland Security. As someone who has experience leading a border state, the pick seemed to make sense. But recent analysis has begun to expose her mixed approach to the issue of border protection and immigration.

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Guest Worker Program Proposed in Utah

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Utah business leaders with the Salt Lake Chamber of Commerce proposed a plan to the state legislature that would allow undocumented immigrants to work in the state for two years and receive health insurance funded by a special guest worker tax. the plan addresses concerns made by local businesses who are concerned about keeping their workforces intact while abiding by state and federal laws.

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Pro-Amnesty Groups Lobbying Congress Today

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Pro-amnesty grassroots leaders held a press conference this morning to ask Congress and the new Administration for an immediate moratorium on workplace enforcement action and a renewed effort on "comprehensive immigration reform" (see Roy Beck's related blog). They are claiming the election showed Americans want an amnesty for illegal aliens and the businesses that hire them instead of citizens and legal residents.

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Anti-Amnesty Chambliss Defeats Pro-Amnesty Martin in Georgia Senate Runoff

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The Republicans avoided a super majority in the Senate on Tuesday with news that Senator Saxby Chambliss has won his re-election bid. Chambliss won just 49% of the vote during the November general election, forcing a runoff between him and the Democratic candidate Jim Martin.

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