Study: 98,000 Illegal Aliens Graduate High School Each Year

This post was originally published on this site Wed, Apr 24th 2019 @ 6:19 pm EDT A Migration Policy Institute study found that 125,000 illegal aliens reach the age of 18 each year, and 98,000 graduate high school. When MPI last studied the so-called “Dreamer” population in 2003, 80,000 reached the age of 18 each … Read moreStudy: 98,000 Illegal Aliens Graduate High School Each Year

President Seeks to Reduce Visa Overstays

This post was originally published on this site Tue, Apr 23rd 2019 @ 1:59 pm EDT President Trump issued a memorandum yesterday addressing “the high number of nonimmigrant visa recipients who stay past their authorized time in our country.” The memorandum directs the Secretaries of State and Homeland Security to report within 120 days on … Read morePresident Seeks to Reduce Visa Overstays

OUR NEW AD — Real Wages Still Below 1970s Wages

This post was originally published on this siteMon, Apr 22nd 2019 @ 11:43 am EDT  by  Roy Beck Don’t let immigration slow down the momentum for U.S. wage increases. That’s the key message and purpose of our latest cable TV ad campaign. A lot of people are celebrating that the recent strong economy of jobs … Read moreOUR NEW AD — Real Wages Still Below 1970s Wages

Report: HUD Proposal Would Ban Illegal Aliens From Public Housing

This post was originally published on this site Thu, Apr 18th 2019 @ 11:29 am EDT 
The Daily Caller reports the Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) will propose a rule that stops illegal immigrants from using loopholes to obtain public housing. Millions of citizens are currently waiting for assistance so the rule is … Read moreReport: HUD Proposal Would Ban Illegal Aliens From Public Housing

When Not to Heed Warnings – ACLU on Florida’s Anti-Sanctuary Legislation

This post was originally published on this siteWed, Apr 17th 2019 @ 3:12 pm EDT  by  Van Esser Most who travel abroad are well aware of State Department travel warnings, which inform citizens about dangers related to crime and terrorism in other countries. But have you ever seen an advisory designed to warn criminals not … Read moreWhen Not to Heed Warnings – ACLU on Florida’s Anti-Sanctuary Legislation

Attorney General Expands Detention for Certain Asylum Seekers

This post was originally published on this site Wed, Apr 17th 2019 @ 2:26 pm EDT Attorney General William Barr yesterday ruled that asylum seekers who illegally cross the border between ports of entry are not eligible for bond and must remain in detention. The decision does not affect unaccompanied migrant children or “family units,” … Read moreAttorney General Expands Detention for Certain Asylum Seekers

David Frum, Jose Antonio Vargas and the state of the immigration debate

This post was originally published on this siteMon, Apr 15th 2019 @ 9:33 am EDT  by  Jeremy Beck Frum addressed all of Vargas’ questions and charges during the interview, but the real conflict was between one man’s desire to engage on the question of limits and another man’s desire to avoid it. Please follow and … Read moreDavid Frum, Jose Antonio Vargas and the state of the immigration debate

McConnell Open to Border, Asylum Negotiations with Democrats

This post was originally published on this site Fri, Apr 12th 2019 @ 12:01 pm EDT Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) yesterday said it is “way past time” for Republicans and Democrats to negotiate a solution for the border crisis. Alluding to the recent DHS personnel shakeup, McConnell said, “It can’t all be solved … Read moreMcConnell Open to Border, Asylum Negotiations with Democrats

RAISE Act would continue momentum of U.S. workers finally getting raises

This post was originally published on this siteThu, Apr 11th 2019 @ 7:59 pm EDT  by  Roy Beck The RAISE Act is exactly what a Congress would pass if it were committed to the idea of helping tens of millions of struggling Americans in stagnant jobs or outside the labor market altogether. Here is my … Read moreRAISE Act would continue momentum of U.S. workers finally getting raises

Is the U.S. full? Ecological Footprint Reveals an Inconvenient Truth

This post was originally published on this siteThu, Apr 11th 2019 @ 2:42 pm EDT  by  Rob Harding President Trump’s hyperbolic comments about the country being “full” were followed by numerous media responses, like The New York Times article by The Upshot’s Neil Irwin and Emily Badger, as if it needed to be explained to … Read moreIs the U.S. full? Ecological Footprint Reveals an Inconvenient Truth

Border Patrol Apprehends 92k Illegal Border Crossers in March

This post was originally published on this site Wed, Apr 10th 2019 @ 8:17 am EDT Border Patrol officers apprehended 92,607 illegal border crossers during the month of March, marking the highest number of apprehensions in a single month since May 2006. In addition, more than 10,000 migrants presented themselves at ports of entry and … Read moreBorder Patrol Apprehends 92k Illegal Border Crossers in March

Immigration, Human Thriving and a ‘decent life for all [life]’

This post was originally published on this siteTue, Apr 9th 2019 @ 2:49 pm EDT  by  Jeremy Beck As Earth Day approaches, the physicist Steven Chu and the naturalist David Attenborough are issuing separate warnings about population pyramid and ponzi schemes. More moderate levels of immigration such as those proposed by multiple commissions over the … Read moreImmigration, Human Thriving and a ‘decent life for all [life]’

‘Immigration work permits’ may out-number new jobs each month

This post was originally published on this siteFri, Apr 5th 2019 @ 12:28 pm EDT  by  Roy Beck The government jobs report today estimated that 196,000 new ones were created in the U.S. during March. But how many lifetime and temporary work permits were given out at the same time for foreign workers? Please follow … Read more‘Immigration work permits’ may out-number new jobs each month

Report: DNA Testing System Could Quickly Verify Migrant Family-Unit Claims

This post was originally published on this site Thu, Apr 4th 2019 @ 2:06 pm EDT The Washington Examiner reports the federal government is utilizing a DNA testing system that would help Border Patrol Agents quickly check whether those crossing the border as a family are in fact related. Agents now rely on documents the … Read moreReport: DNA Testing System Could Quickly Verify Migrant Family-Unit Claims

DHS to Deputize Border Patrol Officers as Asylum Adjudicators

This post was originally published on this siteThu, Apr 4th 2019 @ 12:21 pm EDT  by  Chris Chmielenski Earlier this week, the Department of Homeland Security announced that it would deputize some of its senior Border Patrol officers as asylum adjudicators. This is a welcome development and one that could go a long way in … Read moreDHS to Deputize Border Patrol Officers as Asylum Adjudicators

President Threatens Border Closure Next Week

This post was originally published on this site Fri, Mar 29th 2019 @ 4:40 pm EDT President Trump today tweeted that he will close the Mexican border or parts of it next week if Mexico “doesn’t immediately stop all illegal immigration coming into the United States.” This is the latest in a series of closure threats … Read morePresident Threatens Border Closure Next Week

California Anti-Sanctuary Initiative Introduced

This post was originally published on this site Fri, Mar 29th 2019 @ 2:45 pm EDT California’s sanctuary law could be repealed if a group founded by “Angel Parents” is successful. The group Fight Sanctuary State introduced a ballot initiative to overturn the California Values Act (SB 54), which limits cooperation between state/local authorities and ICE. The group … Read moreCalifornia Anti-Sanctuary Initiative Introduced

CBP: Border Crisis at ‘Breaking Point’

This post was originally published on this site Wed, Mar 27th 2019 @ 4:10 pm EDT Customs and Border Protection Commissioner Kevin McAleenan told reporters on Wednesday during a visit to El Paso that the immigration system is nearing its “breaking point.” He said Border Patrol officers have taken in more than 12,000 illegal border … Read moreCBP: Border Crisis at ‘Breaking Point’

IT Manager Sentenced to Prison for H-1B Fraud

This post was originally published on this site Wed, Mar 27th 2019 @ 1:37 pm EDT The head of two IT staffing companies was sentenced to a year in jail after he was found guilty of falsifying visa applications to secure H-1B guest worker visas for foreign nationals. According to the Justice Department, Anjaneyulu Katam … Read moreIT Manager Sentenced to Prison for H-1B Fraud

Sens. Graham & Durbin Introduce Dream Act

This post was originally published on this site Tue, Mar 26th 2019 @ 8:33 pm EDT Senators Lindsey Graham (R-S.C.) and Dick Durbin (D-Ill.) have introduced the Dream Act, S. 874. If passed, the bill would grant amnesty and lifetime work permits to more than 2 million illegal aliens who meet certain requirements. Unlike the … Read moreSens. Graham & Durbin Introduce Dream Act

DHS Sec. Nielsen: Batrol Patrol Likely to Apprehend 100,000 Illegal Aliens at Southern Border in March

This post was originally published on this site Fri, Mar 22nd 2019 @ 10:25 am EDT Department of Homeland Security Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen told an audience at George Washington University this week that Border Patrol was on pace to apprehend 100,000 illegal aliens at the southern border in the month of March. Please follow and … Read moreDHS Sec. Nielsen: Batrol Patrol Likely to Apprehend 100,000 Illegal Aliens at Southern Border in March

DHS Sec. Nielsen: Border Patrol Likely to Apprehend 100,000 Illegal Aliens at Southern Border in March

This post was originally published on this site Fri, Mar 22nd 2019 @ 10:25 am EDT Department of Homeland Security Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen told an audience at George Washington University this week that Border Patrol was on pace to apprehend 100,000 illegal aliens at the southern border in the month of March. Please follow and … Read moreDHS Sec. Nielsen: Border Patrol Likely to Apprehend 100,000 Illegal Aliens at Southern Border in March

The Worsening Border Crisis

This post was originally published on this siteThu, Mar 21st 2019 @ 10:03 am EDT  by  Chris Chmielenski While dozens of Members of Congress continue to refer to border apprehension statistics from 2017, the crisis along the Southern border continues to intensify. The number of illegal border crossers apprehended last month exceeded any month over … Read moreThe Worsening Border Crisis

Council of Economic Advisors Undermines Employer Claims of Worker Shortage in U.S.

This post was originally published on this site Wed, Mar 20th 2019 @ 10:03 am EDT With the economy improving and the labor market tightening, employers have ratcheted up their call for an increase in foreign labor. President Trump has even said that there are not enough workers to fill open jobs. The President’s own … Read moreCouncil of Economic Advisors Undermines Employer Claims of Worker Shortage in U.S.

The media is catching up to the border crisis. Will Congress?

This post was originally published on this siteSat, Mar 16th 2019 @ 11:20 am EDT  by  Jeremy Beck With more and more news reports on what is actually happening at the border, it should get harder for Members of Congress to plausibly deny the asylum loopholes that are driving the current surge of illegal immigration. … Read moreThe media is catching up to the border crisis. Will Congress?

New ‘Dream’ Amnesty Would be Biggest Amnesty Ever

This post was originally published on this siteFri, Mar 15th 2019 @ 8:49 pm EDT  by  Chris Chmielenski The American Dream and Promise Act, H.R. 6, would grant amnesty to as many as 3.5 million illegal aliens who entered the country before their 18th birthday AND to 429,000 (mostly illegal-alien) individuals who have received relief … Read moreNew ‘Dream’ Amnesty Would be Biggest Amnesty Ever

OP-ED: Verizon Wireless: Fewer dropped calls, more dropped American workers

This post was originally published on this site Fri, Mar 15th 2019 @ 7:58 am EDT An op-ed this week in the Washington Examiner points out that up to 5,000 Verizon employees may be laid off over the next three months, many after training the guest workers who will replace them. The writer discusses how … Read moreOP-ED: Verizon Wireless: Fewer dropped calls, more dropped American workers

Sen. Grassley Pushes for Mandatory E-Verify on Senate Floor

This post was originally published on this site Wed, Mar 13th 2019 @ 10:24 am EDT Sen. Chuck Grassley (R-Iowa) delivered a speech yesterday on the Senate floor in support of requiring all employers to use E-Verify. Last month, he introduced the Accountability Through Electronic Verification Act that would require all employers to use E-Verify … Read moreSen. Grassley Pushes for Mandatory E-Verify on Senate Floor

Bigger isn’t always better

This post was originally published on this siteTue, Mar 12th 2019 @ 11:30 am EDT  by  Jeremy Beck Immigration expansionists often say that struggling American towns and cities would benefit from increased immigration that would “grow the economy.” But adding people only guarantees that an economy will be bigger, not necessarily better. Please follow and … Read moreBigger isn’t always better

Pres. Trump Continues Push for More Immigration

This post was originally published on this site Tue, Mar 12th 2019 @ 10:39 am EDT In an exclusive interview with Breitbart, Pres. Trump said the country needs to import more foreign workers, but also said that he wants an immigration system that’s less of a burden on American taxpayers. Since his State of the … Read morePres. Trump Continues Push for More Immigration

Trump Administration Extends TPS for South Sudan

This post was originally published on this site Fri, Mar 8th 2019 @ 3:10 pm EST Secretary of Homeland Security Kirstjen Nielsen announced an extension of the Temporary Protected Status (TPS) for South Sudan. After reviewing conditions with interagency partners, Nielsen said the ongoing armed conflict and other extraordinary conditions in South Sudan warrant an … Read moreTrump Administration Extends TPS for South Sudan

Eleventh Circuit: DACA Recipients Not Lawfully Present

This post was originally published on this site Thu, Mar 7th 2019 @ 5:39 pm EST The Eleventh Circuit Court of Appeals affirmed that Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) recipients are not entitled to enroll in certain Georgia colleges and universities that bar those without “lawful presence.” The Court ruled that the DACA program … Read moreEleventh Circuit: DACA Recipients Not Lawfully Present

Increasing population is a fundamental issue in Texas, U.S. — let’s act like it

This post was originally published on this siteThu, Mar 7th 2019 @ 12:34 pm EST  by  Rob Harding Green Dallas, a website operated by the city’s Office of Environmental Quality, recognizes that population growth presents huge challenges for its environmental management. One thing you won’t find on the site is any recognition that Dallas should … Read moreIncreasing population is a fundamental issue in Texas, U.S. — let’s act like it

CBP Experiencing Record SW Border Arrests/Inadmissible Family Units

This post was originally published on this site Tue, Mar 5th 2019 @ 4:48 pm EST U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) released statistics on Southwest Border apprehensions that indicate illegal immigration is occurring at levels not seen since the George W. Bush Administration. The agency is experiencing a record number of apprehensions and inadmissible … Read moreCBP Experiencing Record SW Border Arrests/Inadmissible Family Units

Many of the big issues we face revolve around a familiar problem

This post was originally published on this siteTue, Mar 5th 2019 @ 3:41 pm EST  by  Jeremy Beck Our public policy debates would benefit from a broader understanding of the role immigration policy plays in many of the issues of the day, and how immigration will shape future policies. The key factor will always be … Read moreMany of the big issues we face revolve around a familiar problem