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Two New Cosponsors for Chain Migration Bill

Reps. Bob Filner and John Kline

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California Rep. Bob Filner and Minnesota Rep. John Kline have just added their names to the list of cosponsors for Rep. Phil Gingrey's H.R.878 (Nuclear Family Priority Act). The bill now has 25 cosponsors who are trying to relieve population pressure on America's environmental resources, on congested communities and on depressed labor markets.

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Obama's Border Efforts to Focus on Technology

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The Obama Administration and the Department of Homeland Security is trying to improve border security by using technology that failed pilot tests during the Bush administration. DHS is working on a five-year plan that will link tower sensors along the 2,000-mile Southern border, which the department believes will speed up border agent's response time to illegal aliens and drug smugglers.

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Is U.S. Immigration Law Racist?

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  by  Charles Breiterman

An individual located in the Midwest who has a master’s degree, and is working towards a doctoral degree made the following assertions on her web site: 1) the United States promotes and fosters immigration from nations that are mostly composed of white Europeans; and 2) the United States attempts to cap immigration from Hispanic nations and nations that are majority non-white. If one educated person has these misconceptions, then many others may share it.

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Obama to Request Additional Funding for Border Security

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Pres. Barack Obama is expected to ask Congress for an additional $27 billion for border and transportation security along the Southwestern border. The move would help fulfill a promise to the Mexican government to stop the flow of guns across the border and will also likely set the stage for immigration reform and Amnesty by putting the focus on border security first.

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New No. 2 on Senate Judiciary Has An Impressive Sensitivity for the Struggling U.S. Worker

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  by  Roy Beck

When I walked into Sen. Jeff Sessions' office several years ago for my first one-on-one visit with him, I knew we could count on him to be a full champion for the rule of law in matters of immigration. But I wanted to persuade him that it was just as important to change immigration policy out of compassion for beleaguered American workers. With almost no prodding from me, the Alabama Senator astounded me with the depth of his sensitivity to the plight of vulnerable workers and with his resistance to chamber of commerce propaganda.

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No. 1 Champion for American Workers Chosen as Ranking Member of Judiciary Committee

Sen. Jeff Sessions

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Sen. Jeff Sessions (R-Ala.) has been selected by Senate Republicans to serve as Ranking Member of the Judiciary Committee, which oversees the Immigration Subcommittee. Sen. Sessions is a key advocate for reducing immigration levels and recently sponsored the E-Verify extension amendment to the economic stimulus bill.

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Does the United States Admit a Reasonable Number of Legal Immigrants?

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  by  Charles Breiterman

Over the past 20 years, the United States has granted legal permanent residence (green cards) to an average of more than 1 million persons per year. And compared to other nations, the United States is above average in terms of immigrants per thousand population.

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