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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

Why Does Immigration Reform Legislation Fail?

Since President Reagan signed into law the 1986 Immigration Reform and Control Act (IRCA), five presidents have supported legislation containing an amnesty for a large portion of the illegal immigrant population. All of these pieces of legislation traded amnesty for enforcement, except the most recent, the Biden-Menendez immigration bill (U.S. Citizenship Act of 2021). . . . Read more about Why Does Immigration Reform Legislation Fail?

Joe Biden’s BBB Will Fund Cartels’ Child-Smuggling

President Joe Biden’s $1.7 trillion Build Back Better (BBB) bill would allow cartels to get taxpayer funds for smuggling more foreign children and youths into U.S. schools, neighborhoods, and jobs, say GOP sources.

The plan, which is soon to be debated in the Senate, offers up to $3,600 per year to the guardians of  all children — including imported children who have no Social Security number. . . . Read more about Joe Biden’s BBB Will Fund Cartels’ Child-Smuggling

RSC Chair Jim Banks Introduces "American Tech Workforce Act" to Reform H-1B, End OPT

Rep. Jim Banks, the head of the Republican Study Committee, is introducing a bill to reform the H-1B visa program to stop Big Tech’s use of the visa to undercut the wages of American tech workers. 

The “American Tech Workforce Act of 2021,” which currently has eleven cosponsors, would set a wage floor for H-1B visa holders at $110,000 or equal to that being paid to Americans presently working in that field and give priority for H-1B visas to employers who offer higher wages. . . . Read more about RSC Chair Jim Banks Introduces "American Tech Workforce Act" to Reform H-1B, End OPT

Biden’s border nominee squeaks through confirmation vote in Senate

President Biden’s pick to lead the country’s top border agency was confirmed Tuesday on a near party-line vote in the Senate, installing someone who’s argued for a more lenient approach toward illegal immigration. . . . Read more about Biden’s border nominee squeaks through confirmation vote in Senate

Congress Spends $1.6 Billion to Subsidize Cartels’ Labor Smuggling in U.S.

Congress has voted to spend $1.6 billion to help cartels deliver children and job-seeking youths to cities and towns around the United States.

The giveaway is buried within the continuing resolution, which was rushed through Congress late Thursday to keep government agencies operating until February. . . . Read more about Congress Spends $1.6 Billion to Subsidize Cartels’ Labor Smuggling in U.S.

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