Congress to Give President Obama Unilateral Authority to Increase Foreign Workers

Late last week the Republican-controlled Congress struck a deal on legislation that gives President Obama fast-track trade promotion authority to implement his immigration agenda.

ICE Released 30,000 Criminal Aliens in FY 2014

The House Judiciary Committee revealed that ICE released 30,558 criminal aliens with a total of 79,059 criminal convictions back onto the streets in fiscal year 2014.

California Committee Passes Bill to Provide Health Care Coverage to Illegal Aliens

The California Senate Committee on Health passed S.B. 4 which makes sweeping changes to the state's health care laws by providing illegal aliens with health care coverage.

Texas Committee Passes Bill to Reserve In-State Tuition for Legal Residents

The Texas Senate Committee on Veterans Affairs and Military Installations Committee passed S.B. 1819, legislation that repeals the state's authority to grant illegal aliens in-state tuition at Texas public colleges and universities.

Georgia Legislature Fails to Pass Driver's License Ban for Illegal Aliens Granted Amnesty

The Georgia Senate rejected a proposal that would have stopped illegal aliens granted deferred action under President Obama's executive amnesty from receiving driver's licenses in Georgia.

Texas Committee Considers Bill to Ban Sanctuary Policies

On April 6, the Texas Senate Veterans Affairs & Military Installations Subcommittee on Border Security will hold a public hearing on S.B. 185 to stop public officials from instituting policies that prohibit their employees from cooperating with federal immigration officials.

Immigration Reform Agenda for the 114th Congress

A guide for ending illegal immigration, curbing executive overreach, reducing legal immigration to a more sustainable level, and improving/enhancing national security.

FAIR Opposes the Confirmation of Loretta Lynch for Attorney General

FAIR is advising all Senators and staff that it opposes the confirmation of Loretta Lynch for Attorney General and will include the confirmation vote in FAIR’s Voting Report.

Dan Stein Debates Grover Norquist

Federation for American Immigration Reform president Dan Stein and Grover Norquist, founder and president of Americans for Tax Reform debated immigration policy at the Capitol Hill Club on March 26, 2015.

Counterpoint: Immigration debate ignores American public

The United States has been wrestling with immigration reform for the better part of a decade.
The interests of the American people have been largely ignored in the process.

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