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Senate GOP Introduces New Immigration Package and Caucus

Sen. Sessions (R-Ala.) presents his new immigration bills

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Senate Republicans on Wednesday held a press conference to showcase a package of 15 bills designed to make critical improvements to America’s immigration system. The coalition, led by Sen. Jeff Sessions (R-Ala.), called for full Senate consideration on each of the bills as amendments to any legislative vehicle deemed appropriate by Senate Republicans this year.

NumbersUSA Quoted

Fencing Would Assist Border Agents

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"Caroline Espinosa, spokeswoman for NumbersUSA, said she wished the fence was being built faster, but said it 'showed progress in a sense that just a few years ago people laughed at the idea of building a fence and now it's a priority in terms of securing our border...'http://www.townhall.com/Columnists/AmandaCarpenter/2007/07/19/fencing_would_assist_border_agents?page=full&comments=true

By Amanda Carpenter, Columnist in TownHall.com

NumbersUSA Quoted

Little-Known Group Claims a Win on Immigration

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"When a comprehensive immigration bill collapsed last month on the Senate floor, it was a victory for a small group that had been lobbying Congress for a decade to reduce the number of immigrants — legal and illegal — in the United States. The group, Numbers USA, tracked every twist and turn of the bill. Its members flooded the Senate with more than a million faxes, sent through the organization’s Web site. It supplied arguments and information to senators opposing the bill. 'It was a David-and-Goliath struggle,' said Roy H.

NumbersUSA Quoted

Immigration bill ignites grass-roots fire

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"Conservative anger at the Senate immigration bill is at such a pitch that even Republican lawmakers are feeling the heat. Groups like NumbersUSA have been channeling that grass-roots fury and, in doing so, have leaped in size and are playing a larger role in the immigration debate than ever before..."

The Los Angeles Times

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Rosemary Jenks Discusses America's Immigration Security Crisis

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Length:  4 min 30 sec

The federal immigration bureaucracy cannot possibly handle its present workload, let alone deal with the administrative burdens of new amnesty and guest worker programs under current "comprehensive immigration reform" proposals in the U.S. House and Senate. This introductory video features Rosemary Jenks of NumbersUSA and is based on the congressional testimony of Michael Maxwell, former Director of the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services' Office of Security and Investigations, who exposed the rampant corruption and mismanagement in that agency.

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