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As Economy Worsens, States Funnel Unemployment Benefits to Illegal Aliens

WASHINGTON—With inflation rising and a growing number of Americans unable to pay for basic needs, a number of states are using scarce public resources to provide unemployment benefits to those here illegally, an investigative report by the Immigration Reform Law Institute (IRLI) has found.

Included in the report’s findings is an analysis of existing and pending laws in numerous state legislatures that provide unemployment benefits to illegal aliens at a time when American citizens and legal residents are facing increasing financial difficulties. . . . Read more about As Economy Worsens, States Funnel Unemployment Benefits to Illegal Aliens

Business Lobbies Push for Lame-Duck Amnesties

“A negative ruling from 5th Circuit on #DACA -[Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals] could impact nearly 700k [migrants] …. jeopardize their ability to work legally and possibly put them at risk of being separated from their families,” said a tweet from the FWD.us, an advocacy group created by billionaire investors including Bill Gates, Eric Schmidt, and Mark and Priscilla Zuckerberg. . . . Read more about Business Lobbies Push for Lame-Duck Amnesties

Democrats push to include immigration increases in defense bill

Democrats in the U.S. House of Representatives have sponsored several immigration-related amendments to the FY23 defense authorization bill, which they see as one of the last opportunities to pass new immigration policies before the highly anticipated midterm elections. . . . Read more about Democrats push to include immigration increases in defense bill

Newly elected Mayra Flores on Democrats: ‘They feel entitled to our vote’

Rep.-elect Mayra Flores on Sunday credited her victory in a special House election in Texas to Democrats not taking Latino voters seriously enough.

Speaking Sunday on “Sunday Morning Futures With Maria Bartiromo,” Flores said, “They feel entitled to our vote, making the same promises over and over and really not making nothing happen.” . . . Read more about Newly elected Mayra Flores on Democrats: ‘They feel entitled to our vote’

FAIR Urges Lawmakers to Strip Immigration Provisions from China Competition Bill

The House and Senate are currently ironing out differences between two similar pieces of legislation with the goal of reinvigorating American manufacturing and STEMeducation, all while addressing the growing threat posed by China. But some members of Congress want to use this China competition bill to invite further immigration into the United States. FAIR warns that this would hinder – not help – American STEM competitiveness. . . . Read more about FAIR Urges Lawmakers to Strip Immigration Provisions from China Competition Bill

Biden Tries to Revive DACA on Appeal

WASHINGTON—Yesterday, the Immigration Reform Law Institute (IRLI) filed a friend-of-the-court brief in the Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals in support of Texas and other states suing to end the Obama-era Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program (DACA). . . . Read more about Biden Tries to Revive DACA on Appeal

Handful of House Republicans Unveil a New Amnesty Bill

On Tuesday, Congresswoman Maria Elvira Salazar (R-Fla.) introduced a FAIR-opposed bill alongside six Republican colleagues that provides amnesty for millions of illegal aliens in exchange for a few border security and immigration enforcement reforms. . . . Read more about Handful of House Republicans Unveil a New Amnesty Bill

GOP Lawmaker Takes Cue from DeSantis, Brings the Immigration Crisis to Doorstep of Top Dems

State Rep. Bruce Griffey of the Tennessee General Assembly filed a new bill Wednesday that brings a spotlight to immigration issues.

The bill that Griffey filed, HB1994, proposes that illegal immigrants in the U.S should be relocated to the home states of President Joe Biden, Vice President Kamala Harris, House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, and Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer, WZTV-TV in Nashville reported. . . . Read more about GOP Lawmaker Takes Cue from DeSantis, Brings the Immigration Crisis to Doorstep of Top Dems

California’s Sanctuary Laws Bring More Death, Mayhem

WASHINGTON—An investigation by the Immigration Reform Law Institute (IRLI) has discovered that the county in California where an illegal alien recently went on a deadly stabbing spree has been ignoring hundreds of detainer requests from U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE), resulting in preventable deaths and lawlessness. . . . Read more about California’s Sanctuary Laws Bring More Death, Mayhem

House Democrats Take Aim at the Nation’s Immigration Courts

House Democrats are taking aim at the Executive Office of Immigration Review (EOIR), which is the immigration court system of the United States. EOIR is an agency within the Department of Justice, making it unique in that it is not an “independent” Article III court, but instead a court system within the executive branch in Article II of the Constitution. . . . Read more about House Democrats Take Aim at the Nation’s Immigration Courts

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