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2010-09-24 18:13:00

Dream Act Would Allow Access to Financial Aid, Grants Unless Vetoed by Governor WASHINGTON, Sept. 24 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Nearly three months into the fiscal year, the California legislature and Gov. Schwarzenegger are finalizing a budget agreement that calls for massive cuts in state programs to close the state's projected $19 billion budget gap. While most Californians will be feeling the pain - and lots of it - the California legislature not only spared, but expanded benefits to...

2010-09-10 05:35:00

NEW YORK, Sept. 10 /PRNewswire/ -- A new Financial Times/Harris Poll finds that immigration is widely unpopular in the United States and in all of the five largest countries in Europe. The survey asked about immigration generally and not about illegal immigration. Majorities in four of the countries and pluralities in the other two believe that immigration makes it harder to find new jobs. Majorities in three countries and over 40% in the other three believe it has a bad effect on...

2010-09-09 16:48:00

Third Circuit in Lozano v. Hazelton: States Must Accept Federal Mismanagement of Immigration, Chaos and Financial Ruin WASHINGTON, Sept. 9 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Dan Stein, President of The Federation for American Immigration Reform today issued the following statement: "Today, through its decision in Lozano v. Hazelton, the Third Circuit Court of Appeals upheld the District Court injunction of an ordinance enacted lawfully by the City of Hazelton in response to the growing drain...

2010-09-09 01:12:19

Repeal of birthright citizenship for the U.S.-born children of unauthorized immigrants would expand the nation's unauthorized population by at least 5 million over the next decade, according to a new report from the Migration Policy Institute. The report's principal author is Jennifer Van Hook, professor of sociology and demographics at Penn State and non-resident fellow at the Washington, D.C.-based institute. "While some are discussing an end to birthright citizenship as a means to reduce...

2010-07-16 17:07:00

LONG BEACH, Calif., July 16 /PRNewswire/ -- WESUPPORTARIZONA.COM is based in Southern California and is your number one source for Arizona Senate Bill 1070 and related illegal immigration news and opinions. Senate Bill 1070 and our federal immigration laws were written to ensure that US citizens' security and rights are protected. The time is now to get involved, so we call on all Americans to voice your support for Arizona through www.wesupportarizona.com. We have several exciting events...

2010-07-16 14:43:00

Senior ICE leaders retaliate following Washington Post article WASHINGTON, July 16 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The American Federation of Government Employees National Immigration and Customs Enforcement Council 118 today called on ICE management to immediately cease what the union is calling a witch hunt to determine which ICE employee provided the Washington Post with internal documents detailing quotas for ICE agents. On March 27, 2010, in an article titled "ICE Officials Set Quotas to...

2010-07-07 13:27:57

Who belongs in America? Immigration has sparked a raging national debate about that question "” including in the Dallas suburb of Farmers Branch, Texas, the first U.S. city to adopt an ordinance requiring renters to prove they are legal residents. Contrary to what many believe, however, race isn't the only driving reason that many white, middle-class people feel threatened by immigrants, according to a new analysis by anthropologists at Southern Methodist University in Dallas. White,...

2010-05-14 14:29:36

During the 1990s, immigration reached record highs and crime rates fell more precipitously than at any time in U.S. history. And cities with the largest increases in immigration between 1990 and 2000 experienced the largest decreases in rates of homicide and robbery, a University of Colorado at Boulder researcher has found. Tim Wadsworth, an assistant professor of sociology, has tested the hypothesis, famously advanced by Harvard sociologist Robert J. Sampson, that the rise in immigration...

2010-04-30 19:00:00

RIVERSIDE, Calif., April 30 /PRNewswire/ -- Global employment screening company A-Check America today announced the release of RAPID I-9, a web-based Electronic Form I-9 and E-Verify module built into the company's award-winning employment screening application, A-Check Direct(TM). A-Check representatives said RAPID I-9 dramatically reduces the inconveniences of traditional paper-based employment eligibility verification, eliminates errors associated with confirming an employee's work...

2010-04-30 15:52:00

WASHINGTON, April 30 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Federation for American Immigration Reform (FAIR) called an outline of legislation circulated by the Senate Democratic leadership, "yet another attempt to reward illegal aliens and cheap labor employers at the expense of the American public." The outline, offered by Senators Harry Reid (D-Nev.), Charles Schumer (D-N.Y.), and Robert Menendez (D-N.J.) offers amnesty to millions of illegal aliens and family members residing outside the U.S.,...


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