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New Jersey governor fights immigration reform

Chris Christie, the governor of New Jersey who previously refused to make clear his stance on the the immigration system of the United States, has quietly put his signature to an amicus brief that opposes President Obama’s executive action on US immigration reform. The brief, which was filed by the states of New Jersey, Louisiana, …

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Officials face questioning over contentious visa program

On Tuesday Congressional Republicans strongly objected to the scathing result of an investigation by the Department of Homeland Security. The investigation revealed that a senior official appeared to favor applicants with political connections while in charge of an obscure federal program that offers US visas to people who invest a minimum of $500,000 in a …

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Congressman claims Democrats seeking to boost votes through immigrants

Louisiana Congressman Dr John Fleming claims that President Obama’s executive action on immigration reform is designed to increase the number of people in the United States who will vote for the Democratic Party. Fleming made the comments about the ulterior motive of the President when he was a guest on the radio program The John …

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Judge blasts Obama administration for lying about immigration reform

The Texas judge who ordered an injunction to prevent President Obama’s executive action on immigration reform going ahead has slammed the US government, saying that it misrepresented facts, lied, made him “look like an idiot”, and then went ahead and broke the law by giving 100,081 undocumented immigrants legal status despite the injunction and a …

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New wave of immigrant refugees begins

Over 12,500 immigrant minors, unaccompanied by parents or guardians, have arrived in the United States illegally via the south-west border during the current fiscal year, the newest Customs and Border Protections data reveals; in addition, more than 11,130 families have been apprehended in the period between the months of October and February. As was the …

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Cruz could pull Republicans further right

Yesterday Senator Ted Cruz became part of the 2016 presidential nomination race in typically controversial style, upstaging other candidates in the Republican Party by making a passionate speech that threatens to drag the party even further to the political right. Even if he does not get the nod, let alone win the White House, Cruz’s …

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Immigrants becoming police officers

Law enforcement agencies struggling to connect with diverse populations and to fill their ranks have begun hiring immigrants as police officers. The great majority of agencies in the United States demand deputies or officers to hold US citizenship; however, some documented immigrants are now becoming police officers. Given that around 25,000 immigrants are now serving …

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Republicans use tax bill to attack immigration reform

The Republican Party has come up with a way to undermine President Obama’s executive order to protect around four million undocumented immigrants from deportation from the United States – by making use of the tax system. Congressional Republicans intend to prevent undocumented immigrants claiming retroactive eligibility to the Earned Income Tax Credit by way of …

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30,000 more criminal immigrants released

Federal immigration officers released 30,000 immigrants convicted of a crime in 2014 on top of the 36,000 released the year before, the US government admitted on Wednesday. The government has pledged to take steps to deal with this problem in the future. The agency that deals with the removal and detention of undocumented immigrants, US …

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Schmidt slams US immigration system’s “stupid policies”

Eric Schmidt, the executive chairman of Google, has slammed the “stupid policies” of the immigration system of the United States and says that the country needs more immigrants, not less. Schmidt made the comments at the conservative think tank American Enterprise Institute on Wednesday and is particularly intent on seeing more immigrants with high-tech skills …

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Critics slam new immigration bill

A new immigration bill aimed at allowing more overseas tech workers to enter the United States is being slammed by critics as a blatant attack on American workers. The bipartisan bill, which is being sponsored by Representative Orrin Hatch and is currently being considered in Congress, would expand various immigration programs and triple the amount …

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