House Passes Bill that Fails to Address Obama's Refugee Resettlement Program

In response to the deadly terrorist attacks in Paris, the House saw a flurry of activity in the beginning of last week with multiple bills introduced to block the resettlement of Syrian and Iraqi refugees in the United States.

Obama Administration Doubles Down on the Security of the Syrian Refugee Process

Appearing before the House Judiciary Committee last week for several hearings, Obama administration officials doubled down on defending the President's Syrian refugee resettlement plan.

More than Half of Nation's Governors Oppose Resettlement of Syrian Refugees in U.S.

More than half of the nation's governors spoke up this week to oppose President Obama's plans to resettle refugees from Syria, following the brutal attacks in Paris, France, and Beirut, Lebanon, that left hundreds...

Tennessee Legislator to Introduce Bill to End Sanctuary Policies

Last week, Tennessee Representative Jeremy Durham announced that he is drafting legislation to ensure localities in Tennessee abide by state law and cooperate with federal immigration officials.

Texas Governor Abbott Strips Funding from Texas Sanctuary Cities

Last week, Texas Governor Greg Abbott announced his plan to strip certain state grants from law enforcement agencies in Texas that refuse to honor requests by ICE officials to hold an illegal alien.

North Carolina Governor Signs Bill to Ban Sanctuary Policies and Protect American Workers

On Wednesday, North Carolina Governor Pat McCrory signed H.B. 318, also known as the "Protect North Carolina Workers Act."

FAIR Urges Department of Homeland Security to Reject STEM Jobs Giveaway Rule

Allowing foreign graduates to remain here on F-1 visas and be employed for up to three years stretches the definition of ‘student’ beyond all reasonable bounds.

Fifth Circuit Court Ruling Blocking Obama’s Executive Amnesty for Illegal Aliens A Victory

The following statement was issued by Dan Stein, president of FAIR, regarding the Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals’ rejection of the Obama administration motion to lift a lower court’s injunction against two executive...

FAIR Statement in Support of Gosar’s Bill to Repeal the Cuban Adjustment Act

"It is time to end this special immigration policy and treat Cuban nationals the same way we treat citizens of every other country."

After 50 Years of “Thoughtless” Immigration Policy Let’s Define a Public Interest Objective

It’s been 50 years since Lyndon Johnson signed the Immigration Act of 1965 into law.

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