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Visa Overstays, Like Border Crossings, Are at Crisis Levels

Despite the President’s numerous shifts in policy and legal attempts to stop the flood of illegal aliens trying to cross our southern border, the crisis undoubtedly persists. Brandon Judd, president of the Border Patrol Union, recently told NPR host Steve Inskeep that the border patrol was “arresting around 6,000 per day on the southwest border, which has never happened before.”

What We Know About the President’s Immigration Proposal

The White House is expected to roll out an immigration plan this week with the President’s approval, and reportedly authored by the President’s son-in-law and top advisor, Jared Kushner.

CAPS Takes on Trump Flip-Flop on Legal Immigration in New TV Ad

 
President Trump made many campaign promises on immigration. The President promised to make border security a priority. He promised to make E-Verify mandatory, cutting off the magnet for immigrants to illegally migrate to the United States in search of work. The President also repeatedly promised to lower immigration levels.

New Report Underlines RAISE Act’s Importance: Cut Immigration, Lower Population

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Every state is a border state.

Global Poll Reflects Universal Concern about Migration, Refugee Resettlement

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A 25-nation majority skeptical about immigration, refugee resettlement.

Overloaded Immigration Courts Slower than ever with Fewer Deportations

Perhaps more than any other metric, the astronomical increase in immigration court cases underlines the catastrophic fall out from decades of lax immigration enforcement.

New Pew Report on Diversity Visa Good Reminder of RAISE Act’s importance; Bill Would End DV

The Pew Research Center produces invaluable reports that often focus on, among other topics, immigration, population growth and, albeit indirectly, the link between the two. Pew’s latest analysis tackles a target CAPS has regularly criticized – the purposeless and harmful Diversity Visa.

60 Minutes Reports, Selectively, on H-1B Visa Scandal

Sunday night, CBS’ 60 Minutes featured a segment on the American job killing H-1B visa, created as part the Immigration Act of 1990. The H-1B is a growing concern across America since more and more stories have been published about the role it plays in rampant American worker displacement.

Visa Overstays: Two-Decades of Congressional, White House Paralysis

A new Center for Migration Studies report underlined a not-so-new immigration problem. CMS found that since 2007 most illegal aliens in the U.S. overstayed their visas, and didn’t, as is the common perception, unlawfully cross the border.

Trump’s Refugee EO Gives Hope to Struggling Cities

For all the fuss about President Donald Trump’s executive order that temporarily poses some restrictions on certain refugees’ entry into the United States, one of its key provisions has been overlooked.

According to Section 5 (g):

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