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UC Riverside Study Confirms, Sanctuaries Not Safer than Other Cities

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Make California Safe, No on SB 54, Sanctuary State Bill.

Congressional Immigration Advocates Take Advantage of Trump’s DACA Waffling

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Legislation may allow DACAs to work for your Congressman.

The Wall Street Journal asks if Congress Can Reach a Grand Immigration Bargain

In his Independence Day Wall Street Journal column, the Brooking Institute’s William A. Galston raised important questions about where U.S. immigration policy might be headed. Galston asked, among other questions, whether in light of President Donald Trump’s election, Democrats might soften their support of higher, family reunification, chain migration and shift toward more skill-based immigration as other nations have done.

DA in Sanctuary Philly Aids Alien, Pleads Guilty to Multiple Felonies

A fascinating immigration-related story, dateline sanctuary city Philadelphia, has gone mostly unpublished west of the Mississippi River. As a sanctuary city, Philadelphia law enforcement limits its cooperation with federal immigration officials. But in the Philadelphia case, the city’s top ranking law enforcement official, District Attorney Rufus Seth Williams, took bribes to assist a Jordanian national and unlawfully present alien escape airport detection upon his re-entry.

Jerry Brown’s ‘Freeloaders’ Will Underwrite $45 Million Alien Defense Fund

When a state is deeply in the red, budget increases should be scrutinized. But in California, where the state faces, according to Governor Jerry Brown, a $1.6 billion shortfall, there’s still always money aplenty for illegal immigrants’ causes.

Trump’s Enforcement Commitment Includes Irish ‘Community Leader’

The ink was barely dry on my blog post about amnesty-seeking illegal immigrant Irish, some of whom have been unlawfully present for three decades, when news arrived that Immigration and Customs Enforcement arrested “a respected Irish community leader in Boston,” code words for a pro-immigration activist.

ENLIST Act (HR 60) Poses a Threat to National Security and Public Safety

The ENLIST Act (HR 60), currently under consideration by Congress, would provide illegal aliens with the opportunity to enlist in America’s armed forces and be placed on the pathway to lawful immigrant status. (The term “ENLIST” is an acronym for “Encourage New Legalized Immigrants to Start Training.”)

Supreme Court Allows Trump’s Enjoined Travel Ban to Go Forward

The Supreme Court upheld President Trump’s revised March executive order that temporarily banned travel from six Muslim majority countries. For 90 days, immigration from Iran, Libya, Somalia, Sudan, Syria and Yemen will be blocked, and refugee resettlement will be paused for 120 days. The SCOTUS decision is a victory for the Trump administration after stinging defeats in the lower courts.

Illegal Immigration from China, South Korea, India on the Rise

The Migration Policy Institute, which studies the global flow of people, recently issued a report with a detailed analysis of immigrants and U.S. immigration.

Irish, Some Illegally in U.S. for 30 years, Hope for Amnesty

For the most part, conversations about illegal immigrants in the United States focus on Mexicans and Central Americans. Because of the physical proximity of Mexico, Guatemala, El Salvador, Honduras and Nicaragua, coming to the U.S. by land is often less challenging and possibly less expensive than air travel.

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