Congress

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

House ‘China Bill’ Cuts Security Provisions, Promotes Equity and Immigration: GOP Lawmakers

Sweeping legislation originally intended to promote U.S. competitiveness with China was watered down and is now being promoted by House Democrats as a jobs bill meant to address societal concerns, Republican lawmakers say. . . . Read more about House ‘China Bill’ Cuts Security Provisions, Promotes Equity and Immigration: GOP Lawmakers

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.

Ted Cruz Introduces Bill to Hold Biden and Democrats Accountable for 'Man-Made' Border Crisis

In a statement, the senator announced the bill was being introduced “to demand President Biden, his administration, and Congressional Democrats address the unprecedented man-made crisis on the South Texas border and their political decisions that directly created it.”. . . Read more about Ted Cruz Introduces Bill to Hold Biden and Democrats Accountable for 'Man-Made' Border Crisis

Biden Administration Expands the Grounds for TPS

The Homeland Security Department (DHS) announced another gift to illegal aliens and the network of open borders activists they represent on May 22, i.e. 18 months of temporary protected status (TPS) for deportable Haitians. Experience with past decrees of TPS indicates that the 18-month protection will be extended unendingly by the Biden administration. . . . Read more about Biden Administration Expands the Grounds for TPS

Republican Unveils Bill to HALT Funding For Harris Travel Costs Until She Visits Border

According to the San Diego Union-Tribune, “The incident is one of at least four at-sea human smuggling attempts in San Diego in just the past week, and comes nearly three weeks after three undocumented immigrants drowned when their boat crashed near Cabrillo National Monument.”. . Read more about Republican Unveils Bill to HALT Funding For Harris Travel Costs Until She Visits Border

Congressional Democrats Move To Cripple ICE

Anti-borders advocates and those who don’t want our immigration laws enforced have been pressuring sheriffs across the country to end their cooperative agreements with Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE), and they have been successful the past couple of years. . . Read more about Congressional Democrats Move To Cripple ICE

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