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Sens. Cotton, Grassley, and Perdue Oppose ‘Gang of 6’ Proposal

Sens. Tom Cotton(R-Ark.), Chuck Grassley (R-Iowa), and David Perdue (R-Ga.) released a statement today opposing the “Gang of 6” proposal which fails to address any of Pres. Trump’s immigration policy priorities. The proposal, presented by Sens. Durbin (D-Ill.), Flake (R-Ariz.), and Graham (R-S.C.) would not strengthen border security or interior enforcement, fails to end Chain Migration and the Visa Lottery, and would grant amnesty, not only to previous DACA recipients, but to all Dreamers and their parents as well.

Pres. Trump Honors Barbara Jordan for Her ‘America First’ Immigration Policy

Pres. Trump honored Civil Rights Icon Barbara Jordan today in a message commending her for championing an “America First” immigration policy which called for the mandate of an electronic employment verification system, known today as E-Verify, and an end to chain migration.

DHS and DOJ Report: 73 percent of Convicted Terrorists Were Foreign-born

The DHS and DOJ released a report today showing that 402 of the 549 people convicted of international terrorism in the U.S. between Sept. 11, 2001 and Dec. 31, 2016 were foreign-born. Of those 402, 148 managed to obtain U.S. citizenship. Within the same time period ICE removed about 1,716 aliens who posed national security concerns.

ICE Raids 98 7-Eleven Stores Across the Country, Making 21 Arrests

ICE agents arrested 21 people after raiding some 98 7-Eleven convenience stores in 17 states early Wednesday morning. The agents gave the franchise owners and managers three days to produce documentation of their employees’ immigration statuses.

Pres. Trump Rejects ‘Gang of 6’ Deal that Would Give Amnesty to 9 MILLION Illegal Aliens

Pres. Trump rejected a bipartisan deal on DACA proposed at the White House Thursday, saying the bill would not end chain migration and the visa lottery, and that it lacked proper funding to secure the border.

DHS to End TPS for El Salvador

DHS Secretary Kristjen Nielsen announced on Monday that the government will not renew the Temporary Protected Status for the country of El Salvador. El Salvador first received the status in 2001 after two earthquakes. TPS status will end on Sept. 9, 2019.

Pres. Trump: DACA Deal Must Include End to Visa Lottery and Chain Migration

Pres. Trump once again called for an end to Chain Migration and the Visa Lottery in a meeting today with several Republican Senators who are negotiating with Democrats on DACA legislation. The President also called for an end to both programs over Twitter over the last week.

“We're all working in an effort to develop an immigration reform plan that will serve the interests of the American workers and the American families and safety ...

DOJ: Colorado Company to Pay U.S. Workers Over $18,000 in ‘Buy American Hire American’ Settlement

The Justice Dept. announced yesterday that it settled an agreement with Crop Production Services, Inc., an agricultural company they filed a lawsuit against in September for violating the Immigration and Nationality Act by discriminating against American workers. This is the first settlement to resolve a lawsuit based on Pres. Trump’s ‘Buy American, Hire American’ executive order.

DOJ: Colorado Company to Pay U.S. Workers Over $18,000 in ‘Buy American Hire American’ Settlement

The Justice Dept. announced yesterday that it settled an agreement with Crop Production Services, Inc., an agricultural company they filed a lawsuit against in September for violating the Immigration and Nationality Act by discriminating against American workers. This is the first settlement to resolve a lawsuit based on Pres. Trump’s ‘Buy American, Hire American’ executive order.

Trump Admin. Puts End to Work Permits for H-4 Visa Holders

The Trump Administration announced Thursday its plans to end the Obama-era rule that allowed spouses of H-1B foreign workers to receive work permits.

The notice, which was published recently in the Unified Agenda, a semi-annual list of regulations under development by the federal agencies, stated that the DHS is reviewing the 2015 final rule in light of President Trump’s “Buy American, Hire American” executive order.

Dems Back Down on DACA Demands

Politico is reporting that Democrats are backing off their threat to oppose a year-end spending bill if it doesn’t include a DACA amnesty at the risk of being blamed for a government shutdown.

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