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2013-03-12 04:21:00

How the New York Times Editorial Page Came to Poison the Immigration Debate WASHINGTON, March 12, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A new report from the Center for Immigration Studies shows how the New York Times editorial page has rejected the moderate liberalism that helped build consensus for a landmark 1986 immigration reform and now poisons the national debate by attacking as racists those who disagree with its proposals. (Logo:...

2013-01-29 16:23:50

WASHINGTON, Jan. 29, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Bread for the World is encouraged by bipartisan efforts in the Senate and by today's statement from President Obama recognizing the need for comprehensive immigration reform. Immigrants have some of the highest food insecurity and poverty rates in the United States. Bread for the World president Rev. David Beckmann issued the following statement on the issue: "The Gospel of Matthew invites us to welcome strangers into our midst, saying,...

2013-01-15 12:23:43

WASHINGTON, Jan. 15, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Progressives for Immigration Reform (PFIR) today announced a new proposal for comprehensive immigration reform, centered on four main elements: * Reduce annual immigration into the United States from its current 1.2 million to between 300,000 and 550,000 people. * Rework trade and foreign aid policies to improve conditions for people in our major immigration sender countries. * Mandate the use of E-verify for all new hires and enforce...

2013-01-02 00:20:13

Report Finds Deficient Regulation of Foreign Student Program WASHINGTON, Jan. 2, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A new Center for Immigration Studies (CIS) Backgrounder finds that the agency responsible for overseeing educational institutions hosting foreign students rarely exercises its enforcement authority. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20120806/MM52838LOGO) The Student and Exchange Visitor Program (SEVP), a subset of Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) within the...

2012-11-13 12:25:01

Refugee Council USA Hails New Americans' Contributions to Economy, Community Renewal WASHINGTON, Nov. 13, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Thanksgiving, the most uniquely American and immigrant-centered of all holidays, will be greeted this year with gratitude for refugees' contributions to communities across the nation. "The Pilgrims and today's refugees have in common the challenge of beginning anew," said Dan Kosten, Refugee Council USA (RCUSA) Chair. "Thanksgiving reminds us that,...

2012-10-15 19:20:18

SEATTLE, Oct. 15, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A new study by the Federation for American Immigration Reform (FAIR) estimates that illegal immigration costs taxpayers in Washington State about $2.7 billion annually. The average Washington household headed by a U.S. citizen bears an annual burden of about $970 to cover the costs associated with illegal aliens in the state. Moreover, the costs associated with illegal immigration are about equal to the amount lawmakers had to slash from the...

2012-10-01 06:23:23

Veto is a Victory for Public Safety and Common Sense, Says FAIR WASHINGTON, Oct. 1, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Federation for American Immigration Reform (FAIR) congratulates Gov. Jerry Brown for his veto of AB 1081, a bill which would have required California law enforcement to ignore most requests by the Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) to detain illegal aliens who are arrested for other offenses in the state. If AB 1081, also known as the Trust Act, had become law,...

2012-09-12 23:04:25

U.S. Department of Justice Assistant AG for Civil Rights joins conference line up. Baltimore, MD (PRWEB) September 11, 2012 The largest national conference to bring together a cross-section of immigrant integration leaders and advocates, the National Immigrant Integration Conference 2012 (NIIC 2012), will be held Sept. 22-25 in Baltimore, Md. NIIC 2012 will focus on finding practical solutions to ensure immigrants have the opportunity to become integral members of the U.S. communities they...

2012-08-29 06:23:05

Despite 1 in 3 Returning Vets Unable To Find A Job, U.S. Will Admit another Million Immigrant Workers Next Year To Take Jobs TAMPA, Fla., Aug. 29, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- With the Labor Day holiday approaching, Californians for Population Stabilization (CAPS) will launch a Jobs TV ad this week on national cable news networks. The ads will air during coverage of the RNC and DNC conventions and call on the nation's leaders to reduce the flow of immigrant workers so...

2012-08-28 10:22:41

U.S. Government Will Admit One Million Immigrant Workers Again Next Year Despite More Than One Million Recent College Graduates Being Unemployed Or Underemployed TAMPA, Fla., Aug. 28, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Tonight, NumbersUSA will launch a national TV ad in cable network news coverage of the Republican National Convention and of next week's Democratic National Convention. The TV ad calls attention to the high unemployment rate of America's recent college graduates and asks why...