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Immigration officers union warns against Senate immigration bill
Daily Caller

The president of the union representing 12,000 U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services adjudications officers and staff has added his name to a letter of law enforcement officials detailing their concerns about the Senate’s bipartisan “Gang of Eight” immigration bill.

In a statement to be released Monday, obtained...

Amnesty for illegal aliens could dramatically increase remittance flows
Migration and Development Brief 20 Migration and Remittances Unit, Development Prospects Group
World Bank
Overview
Officially recorded remittance flows to developing countries reached an estimated $401 billion in 2012, growing by 5.3 percent compared with 2011. Remittance flows are expected to grow at an average of 8.8 percent annual rate during 2013-2015 to about $515 billion in 2015. Employment conditions in the US,...
Non-deportation rate drops --- to 99.2 percent
That's a slight drop from the 99.5 percent approval rate reported last month.
Washington Times

The Homeland Security Department has granted legal status to 99.2 percent of all illegal immigrants [illegal aliens] who have applied under President Obama's new non-deportation policy for young adults, according to the latest numbers released Friday.

That's a slight drop from the 99.5 percent approval rate reported...
Immigration Has Little Impact on U.S. Aging
New Census projections show small effect on working-age share of population
Center for Immigration Studies

The Census Bureau has released new projections which examine the impact of different levels of immigration on the United States. The projections, analyzed by the Center for Immigration Studies, show what demographers have long known: immigration has only a small impact on slowing the aging of America. Many promoters of the...

Immigration to fuel future population growth
Washington Post

Immigration will be the primary driver of population growth in the United States within a few decades, a milestone not seen in almost two centuries, the Census Bureau projected Wednesday.

The Census Bureau said immigration will outstrip natural increase — the difference between births and deaths for the total...

Independent study raises the bar for border security, immigration reform
The Washington Times

The yardstick used in the immigration bill to determine border control may produce too rosy a picture of how well the Border Patrol is doing in cracking down on illegal crossings, according to an independent study released Monday that threatens to upend the immigration debate.

In their 76-page report, three...

Managing Illegal Immigration to the United States
How Effective Is Enforcement?
Council on Foreign Relations

Overview

The authors examine U.S. efforts to prevent illegal immigration to the United States. Although the United States has witnessed a sharp drop in illegal border crossings in the past decade alongside an enormous increase in government activities to prevent illegal immigration, there remains little...

The Chilling Reality Of America’s Worsening Jobs Crisis
The National Memo

...more than a third of working-age Americans are either out of work or have given up on finding a job. Also, last month’s hiring increase was almost entirely for receptionists, waiters, clerks, temp workers, car-rental agents and other low-wage positions with no benefits or upwardly mobile possibilities. On the other hand...

The Fiscal Impact of Immigration
Small-government advocates should oppose amnesty and support selective immigration policies.
National Review Online

I have worked on the issue of immigration’s fiscal impact for a long time, having presented my first academic paper on the subject at the annual meeting of the American Sociological Association almost two decades ago. I can thus say with confidence that the Heritage Foundation’s recent report on the fiscal cost of illegal...

Gang of Eight's Comprehensive Immigration Fraud
Center for Immigration Studies

The Gang of Eight's immigration bill has now grown from 844 pages to 867 pages.

One of the changes is to include "comprehensive immigration reform" in the title.

While reading a section on H-1B visas, I came across a provision that epitomizes the fraud a disconnected Washington elite is perpetrating on the...

Immigration bill survives early test as senators defeat GOP amendment on border security
Washington Post

The bill’s authors also stuck together to defeat a Republican amendment that would have barred anyone from seeking citizenship until the U.S.-Mexico border had been secured for six months. Supporters of the bill charged that the real effect of that provision would have been to delay citizenship indefinitely for the...

Will A White Minority Sound The Requiem For The GOP?
VDare.com

Has the bell begun to toll for the GOP?

The question arises while reading an analysis of Census Bureau statistics on the 2012 election by Dan Balz and Ted Mellnik.

One sentence in their Washington Post story fairly leaps out:

"The total number of white voters actually decreased between 2008 and...

Senators kill amendments tied to bill on immigration; border security issue put on back burner
The Washington Times

The Senate immigration bill survived its first tests Thursday as a core group of Republicans and Democrats held together, killing efforts to require full border security requirements before legalizing illegal immigrants [illegal aliens].

But the committee defeated Republican efforts to put that requirement and...

Illegal Immigration: Who Benefits?
Why does the well-off California suburbanite stand shoulder to shoulder with La Raza?
National Review

Why are over 11 million foreign nationals residing illegally in the United States? If we can answer that question, then we can fathom the purpose of “comprehensive immigration reform,” and understand why special-interest groups mostly favor what the majority of Americans oppose. Illegal immigration goes on because, in the...

No poor and huddled need apply-immigration legislation would cost taxpayers $6.3 trillion
Mexican-born people in the United States age 25 and older, nearly 60% didn't graduate from high school
The Denver Post

Jim DeMint, president of the Heritage Foundation, comments on a study that shows immigration legislation would cost taxpayers $6.3 trillion to provide government benefits for millions of people now living in the U.S. illegally.... 

Heritage Foundation President Jim DeMint prefaced his condemnation of immigration...

1 in 10 adults in L.A. County, CA is in the U.S. illegally
About one in 10 adults is an [illegal alien] who crossed the border illegally or overstayed a visa
Los Angeles Times

In some parts of Koreatown and South Los Angeles, one in three adult residents is in the country illegally, according to a study released Tuesday by researchers at USC.

Countywide, about one in 10 adults is an immigrant who crossed the border illegally or overstayed a visa, the study found. Many of those immigrants...
Sessions: ‘Gang of 8′ would give legal status to 57 million, including non-immigrant visas
The Daily Caller

An analysis of future immigration flow released Friday by Alabama Republican Sen. Jeff Sessions shows that more than 32 million immigrants [and illegal aliens] would receive legal status over the next decade and an additional 25 million would be granted non-immigrant work visas under the Gang of Eight’s immigration bill....

$6.3 Trillion Fiscal Cost of Illegal Immigration and Amnesty to US Taxpayer
Heritage Foundation
See the Heritage Foundation overview: The Fiscal Cost of Unlawful Immigrants and Amnesty
 
Read the full report: The Fiscal Cost of Unlawful Immigrants and Amnesty to the U.S. Taxpayer (pdf).

The Heritage Foundation reports that the net cost to the federal government over the lifetimes of amnestied illegal...

Sessions: Gang of 8 would give legal status to 57 million, including non-immigrant visas
Daily Caller

An analysis of future immigration flow released Friday by Alabama Republican Sen. Jeff Sessions shows that more than 32 million immigrants [illegal aliens] would receive legal status over the next decade and an additional 25 million would be granted non-immigrant work visas under the Gang of Eight’s immigration bill.

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Analysis Of Future Immigration Flow In Gang Of Eight Amnesty - Legal Status for 57 Million
More than 30 Million Immigrants Granted Legal Status In 10 Years; An Additional 25 Million Will Be Granted Nonimmigrant Work Visas, Bringing Total To 57 Million
U.S. Senator for Alabama, Jeff Sessions

The Gang of Eight has stated, “this legislation does not significantly increase long-term, annual migration to the United States” and has indicated the legislation shift the United States from low-skill and chain migration to high-skill merit-based. Conspicuously, however, they have refused to provide an estimate of future...

Gang Immigration Bill (S.744) is Comprehensively Flawed
MadisonProject.com

Enforcement/Security

No Fence: This plan only calls for Janet Napolitano to “establish a strategy”… “to identify where fencing”… “should be deployed”... Any plan that doesn’t complete the 700-miles of double fencing is worthless. Internal Enforcement: Any plan that does not limit Obama’s prosecutorial discretion,...
There Are No Jobs Americans Won’t Do
Native-born dominate virtually all occupations
Center for Immigration Studies

Supporters of the Schumer-Rubio amnesty argue that the bill’s large increase in future legal immigration will have little impact on the employment of natives because immigrants do only jobs American’s don’t want. But a detailed analysis of 472 separate occupations by the Center for Immigration Studies shows there are only a...

Case Worker: Illegal Aliens Got Food Stamps by the “Vanload”
Judicial Watch

For decades the U.S. government has knowingly given illegal immigrants [illegal aliens] food stamps, according to a former certification case worker who denounced the costly practice back in the 1980s but was essentially ordered to keep a lid on it.

The retired assistant case manager, Craig McNees, [said] ... “...

Instate tuition for [illegal alien] immigrants becomes law in Colorado
The Denver Post

 

Immigrant [illegal alien] students living in the U.S. illegally will qualify for in-state tuition at Colorado colleges after Democratic Gov. John Hickenlooper signed the proposal into law Monday.  
Immigration bill grants amnesty to employers of illegals; no prosecution for bogus IDs
Washington Times

...The Gang of 8 amnesty bill] legislation would forgive businesses that have employed those immigrants illegally.

Employers who have allowed illegal immigrants to work off the books can come forward safely and provide their work history without fear of prosecution, and businesses that knowingly employed someone...

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