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Sen. Grassley Introduces Mandatory E-Verify Legislation

Sen. Grassley

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Sen. Chuck Grassley (R-Iowa) has re-introduced the Accountability Through Electronic Verification Act that would require all employers in the United States to begin using E-Verify for all employers within 1 year. Rep. Mo Brooks (R-Ala.) has introduced companion legislation in the House of Representatives.

Mandating E-Verify for all employers is NumbersUSA's top priority in deterring future illegal immigration.

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Settlement Reached With Association for Discriminating Against U.S. Workers

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The Justice Department secured a settlement agreement with Chartered Financial Analysts Institute (CFAI) for discriminating against U.S. workers in favor of H-1B visa workers. Under the settlement, CFAI will pay $321,000 in civil penalties, train employees on anti-discrimination provisions of the Immigration and Naturalization Act, and accept departmental monitoring and reporting requirements.

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OP-ED: Make E-Verify the Norm, Not the Exception

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Dr. Mark Thies, a professor of chemical and biochemical engineering at Clemson University, published an op-ed calling for mandatory E-Verify. Thies makes the case that the President should follow up on the decision by the Trump Organization to use E-Verify at all its properties with a push to make it mandatory for all U.S. employers.

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Polling consistently finds Americans want legal immigration cut

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  by  Roy Beck

The news is filled with reports of employers pressuring the Trump Administration to increase immigration above the million-a-year average. But it is important to remember that the voters -- the ones who actually decide who gets to hold office -- have overwhelmingly preferred cutting immigration in poll after poll over the last two years.

In each poll, U.S. citizens who usually vote in every election were told that legal immigration runs around one million a year.

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Population Growth Missing from Coverage of Arizona's Drought Contingency Plan

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  by  Rob Harding

The Arizona legislature commissioned a Drought Contingency Plan (DCP) for the arid state. An op-ed in the Arizona Daily Star takes the DCP to task for failing to come up with an actual plan to conserve water, but the writer himself fails to adequately address the main reason Arizona is running out of usable freshwater.

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House Democrats to Vote on Resolution to Block Trump Border Emergency Declaration

Nancy Pelosi

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House Democrats will vote on a resolution to block Pres. Trump’s national emergency declaration as early as next week. The President signed the declaration last week, declaring a national emergency after month’s of record-level border apprehensions of family units and unaccompanied minors. Pres. Trump is looking to shift funds from other agencies to help fund additional barriers along the U.S.- Mexico border.

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WH Working on Immigration Package to Increase Foreign Worker Visas

Jared Kushner

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White House officials are building on Pres. Trump’s call to increase legal immigration, according to a new report from McClatchy. According to the report, Pres. Trump’s son-in-law, Jared Kushner, has been meeting with a number of business groups and other government officials to devise an immigration plan that would increase the number of employment based visas for foreign workers.

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Rep. Gosar Introduces Legislation to Block In-State Tuition for Illegal Aliens

Rep. Paul Gosar

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Rep. Paul Gosar (R-Ariz.) has introduced legislation that would block states from giving in-state tuition benefits to illegal aliens. Under federal law, it’s illegal for states to grant a benefit to illegal aliens that can’t be accessed by all U.S. citizens, but still, a number of states have passed laws that allow illegal aliens to receive the in-state tuition benefit.

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Spending Bill Guts Interior Enforcement

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  by  Chris Chmielenski

After 8 weeks of back-and-forth theatrics between Pres. Trump and Democratic Leaders (that included a 5-week partial government shutdown), the President received $75 million more in border wall funding than what Democratic leaders Nancy Pelosi and Chuck Schumer offered in December.

The cost for obtaining the additional $75 million for fencing was far too high -- a substantial weakening of interior enforcement, including an incentive for illegal-alien sponsors of unaccompanied alien children (UACs).

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