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(MY BUSINESS WEEK ARTICLE) Nearly All Wealthy & Emerging Nations Have Eliminated Birthright Citizenship -- We Should, Too

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  by  Roy Beck

Business Week is running a debate on-line today about giving U.S. citizenship to every person born within our borders -- including babies of tourists, illegal aliens, foreign students. I was given 200 words to make the case against it. Read them here . . .

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UPDATE: Immigration Amendments to Homeland Security Bill in Jeopardy

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Two weeks ago, the Senate passed four immigration-related amendments that would ensure the completion of the border fence, mandate E-Verify for federal contractors, permanently extend E-Verify and restart the suspended no-match program. But those amendments are in danger with a looming conference committee and a possible omnibus bill that could replace the bill altogether.

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SAVE Act Reintroduced in House and Senate

Rep. Heath Shuler & Sen. Mark Pryor

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Rep. Heath Shuler (D-N.C.) and Sen. Mark Pryor (D-Ark.) introduced the SAVE Act to both chambers of Congress today with bi-partisan support. The SAVE Act would provide a comprehensive approach to immigration enforcement by securing the borders, putting an end to unlawful employment, and enhancing and fully utilizing current methods of interior enforcement.

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E-Verify Checking 1 in 4 New Hires

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According to a report released to the Center for Immigration Studies from the Department of Homeland Security, E-Verify is being used to verify the workplace eligibility of 1 in 4 workers. The system remains mostly voluntary, although 12 states have some mandatory usage laws in effect. Still, E-Verify is being used by more than half a million worksites and could have more than 12 million queries in 2009.

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Sign the Petition to Keep Workplace Enforcement Amendments in Homeland Security Spending Bill

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Defend unemployed Americans and returning veterans by joining the more than 99,000 people who already signed the petition urging Pres. Obama, Speaker Pelosi and Majority Leader Reid to keep four workplace enforcement amendments in the Homeland Security Spending Bill. We are personally delivering the petition to all three EVERY DAY!

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So Far, Top Leaders Intend New Health Plan to Cover Illegal Aliens

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  by  Roy Beck

Oh, sure, they say it isn't true. But every indication says it is. Consider: Asked by Katie Couric if "illegal immigrants" should be covered under the emerging national health plan, Pres. Obama said "NO." But then he started giving exceptions that would cover about 98% of current illegal aliens. House leaders are playing the same game. Take a look . . .

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Endorsement of Shuler/Pryor SAVE Act (mandates E-Verify to keep illegal aliens out of U.S. jobs)

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  by  Roy Beck

Democrats Rep. Shuler and Sen. Pryor this week are re-introducing the SAVE Act which would put more unemployed Americans and legal immigrants back to work than any other action of the federal government this year or next. Here is my official endorsement . . .

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