Legislative Updates

Legislative UpdateEvery Wednesday morning, FAIR e-mails the weekly Legislative Update to help keep our supporters updated on every aspect of the immigration debate at the federal and state level. 

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Recent Legislative Updates

Legislative Update: 4/23/2014

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Legislative Update: 2/26/2014

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Legislative Update: 1/29/2014

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Legislative Update: 1/8/2014

Legislative Update: 12/23/2013

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Legislative Update: 12/11/2013

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Legislative Update: 9/11/2013

FAIR Legislative Update September 4, 2013

  • House to Take Up Immigration Legislation in October?
  • Rep. Luis Gutierrez Frustrated Amnesty Push Stalled
  • California Legislature Approves Bill to Allow Legal Permanent Residents to Serve as Jurors and Poll Workers

FAIR Legislative Update August 28, 2013

  • Obama Administration Backdoor Amnesties Illegal Alien Parents
  • Republican Party Passes Amnesty Resolution
  • Obama Group Supports Pro-Amnesty Republicans
  • Major U.S. Cities Institute Sanctuary Policies

FAIR Legislative Update August 14, 2013

  • Schumer, Reid Confident House Will Pass Immigration Bill
  • Taxpayers Foot Bill for Illegal Alien Hotels as Asylum Claims Rise
  • Zuckerberg-led Groups Promote Amnesty, Defend Paul Ryan

FAIR Legislative Update August 7, 2013

  • USCIS Union President Warns House GOP on DREAM Act
  • GOP Donors Flex Muscles to Push Amnesty
  • Court Decision on Hazelton Ordinances Ignores Supreme Court Precedent
  • McCain: “Border Surge” Could be Scrapped
  • House Leadership Confirms Piecemeal Approach, Vague on Timing

FAIR Legislative Update July 30, 2013

  • Paul Ryan: House Will Move Amnesty in October
  • GOP Leadership Holds Hearing in Support of DREAM Act Amnesty
  • House Hearing Used to Criticize Senate Approach to Border Security, Fails to Realize Own Bill Equally Flawed
  • Inspector General Investigates USCIS Director
  • Tech Industry Padded Gang of Eight’s Pockets During Amnesty Push
  • National Association of Former Border Patrol Officers Say ‘No Amnesty’
  • Texas to Consider Two Immigration Bills during 2nd Special Session

FAIR Legislative Update July 22, 2013

  • Amnesty, Big Business Lobby Plans Aggressive August Push
  • More Details Emerge on House Gang of Seven Amnesty Bill
  • Just like Rubio, Boehner and Ryan Reject “Special” Treatment for Illegal Aliens
  • North Carolina House Strips Omnibus Measure
  • True Immigration Reformers March on Capitol Hill to Fight for American Jobs, Against Amnesty

FAIR Legislative Update July 15, 2013

  • House Members Raise Constitutional Concerns Over Senate Amnesty Bill
  • House GOP Leaders Craft DREAM Act
  • House GOP Immigration Meeting Produces More Questions than Answers
  • Homeland Security Secretary Takes New Job Amidst Immigration Battle
  • Poll Finds 60 Percent of Hispanics Back ‘Enforcement First’ Approach to Immigration Reform
  • New FAIR Report Shows Senate Bill Harms American Workers
  • Massachusetts Committee Considers Anti-Detainer Bill

FAIR Legislative Update July 8, 2013

  • House GOP to Chart Course on Immigration this Week
  • Open Borders Lobby Decries Faux Border Security Plan
  • Sheriffs Call for More Immigration Enforcement, Border Security

FAIR Legislative Update July 1, 2013

  • Senate Passes 1,200 Page Amnesty Legislation Full of Kickbacks and Carve-Outs
  • Senators Ignore the Will of their Constituents in Amnesty Vote
  • GOP Voters Unlikely to Support Pro-Amnesty Lawmakers
  • Speaker Boehner Claims He Will Follow Majority of GOP Wishes
  • California Bills to Benefit Illegal Aliens in Final Stages

FAIR Legislative Update June 24, 2013

  • Corker, Hoeven Sell Out American People
  • CBO Offers Little Reason for Anyone to Support S.744
  • House Continues Piecemeal Approach to Immigration Reform
  • Chief Immigration Enforcer Resigns
  • Supreme Court Invalidates Arizona Law Requiring Proof of Citizenship to Vote in Federal Elections

FAIR Legislative Update June 17, 2013

  • Sen. Cornyn Makes Play with Border Amendment
  • Reid Kills Key Border Security Amendment
  • Rubio Fails to Justify Vote Against Grassley Amendment
  • Illegal Aliens File Lawsuits in Nebraska Demanding Driver’s Licenses

FAIR Legislative Update June 10, 2013

  • Senate Votes on Amnesty Tomorrow
  • Rubio to Vote Against own Amnesty Bill?
  • House Votes to Defund Morton Memos, DACA
  • Labrador Renounces “Gang” Membership
  • FAIR Applauds Florida Governor’s Veto of Driver’s Licenses for Illegal Aliens

FAIR Legislative Update June 3, 2013

  • Key Senators Join House GOP for Closed-Door Immigration Session
  • Tech Union Voices Outrage over Hatch-Schumer Deal
  • Polling Finds Weak Support for Gang of Eight Amnesty Bill
  • Connecticut Governor to Sign Driver’s License Bill for Illegal Aliens

FAIR Legislative Update May 28, 2013

  • Senate Judiciary Committee Rubberstamps Gang of Eight Bill, Next Stop Senate Floor
  • Hatch-Schumer Deal Sells Out American Workers, Infuriates Unions
  • Gang of Eight Bill Now Exceeds 1,000 Pages, Still Does Nothing to Secure the Border
  • House to Move Immigration Piecemeal?
  • Connecticut House Approves Driver’s Licenses for Illegal Aliens in Dark of Night

FAIR Legislative Update May 20, 2013

  • USCIS Union to Join Opposition to Gang of Eight Amnesty Bill
  • Rubio Backs Stronger Border Security Provisions as Approval Rating Drops
  • House Gang of Eight to Unveil Amnesty Bill in June
  • Florida Legislature Kills Bills Benefiting Illegal Aliens
  • Council on Foreign Relations Criticizes Obama Administration for Withholding Enforcement Data

FAIR Legislative Update May 13, 2013

  • Senate Judiciary to Take Up Gang of Eight Guest Worker Provisions
  • Lax Border Security Provisions Remain in Gang of Eight Bill
  • Senate Homeland Security Committee Examines Gang of Eight Bill
  • Colorado Taxpayers Get the Shaft as its Legislature Grants Financial Aid and In-State Tuition Rates to Illegal Aliens

FAIR Legislative Update May 6, 2013

  • Senate Continues to Examine Amnesty Bill, Begins Amending Legislation Thursday
  • Sen. Rubio Plays Defense
  • Tech Companies' Heavy Spending Rewarded by Gang of Eight
  • Health and Human Services Unprepared for Immigration Reform Impact
  • Oregon Grants Driving Privileges to Illegal Aliens

FAIR Legislative Update April 29, 2013

  • Gang of Eight Breaks Promise on Back Taxes
  • Gang of Eight Breaks Promise to Bar Criminals from Receiving Amnesty
  • Gang Members Eligible for Gang of Eight Amnesty
  • Gang of Eight Amnesty Bill Allows Illegal Aliens to File Class Action Lawsuits against the United States
  • Gang of Eight Breaks Promise Regarding English
  • Taxpayers to Foot Bill for Illegal Alien Attorneys under G8 Plan
  • Federal Court Finds Napolitano and Morton DACA Directive Illegal
  • Napolitano Proclaims S. 744 Secures the Southern Border
  • House Bill Grants Amnesty to Illegal Aliens Working in Agriculture
  • Governor Deal Signs Bill Strengthening Georgia’s Immigration-Enforcement Law

FAIR Legislative Update April 22, 2013

  • Senate Amnesty Bill Raises National Security Concerns
  • Senate Bill Contains Slush Fund for Pro-Amnesty Groups
  • Senate Holds First Hearing on Gang of Eight Amnesty
  • North Carolina House Introduces Conflicting Omnibus Immigration Bill
  • FAIR's Hold Their Feet to the Fire Provides Counterbalance to Main Stream Media’s Amnesty Euphoria