FAIR: Kate Steinle’s Death Was Preventable, and Congress Must Act Now to Secure the Border and End Sanctuary Jurisdictions The nation is rightfully shocked and heartbroken that a five-time deported criminal alien – who should never have been in the country in the first place – will get off nearly scot-free in the killing of Kate Steinle. Her death was completely preventable, and is yet another example of Congress failing to do its most important job: ensuring the safety of the American public.
FAIR Applauds Nomination of Thomas Homan as Director of U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement "Today’s announcement that Thomas Homan has been nominated to serve as the director of U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) is welcome news to everyone who believes that firm, but measured enforcement of our nation’s immigration laws is vital to our security and the interests of the American people."
On Eve of Committee Vote, Kirstjen Nielsen’s Commitment to the Trump Immigration Agenda Remains Questionable, Cautions FAIR Recent comments by Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Secretary nominee Kirstjen Nielsen have raised serious questions about her commitment to key positions on immigration policy articulated by President Trump.
Acting DHS Secretary Rejects “Temporary” in Temporary Protected Status (TPS) Despite State Department Advice to the Contrary Charges FAIR On Monday, Acting DHS Secretary Elaine Duke largely ignored a State Department recommendation that the nearly two-decades-long Temporary Protected Status (TPS) for more than 400,000 Central Americans and Haitians be terminated.
FAIR Hails the Trump Administration’s Sweeping Immigration Priorities The administration’s detailed plan to regain control of the border, fix the nation’s dysfunctional immigration enforcement policies, and move our legal immigration system to a merit-based model that includes a return to more traditional levels of immigration is an enormous win for American workers, national security and the nation as a whole.
New FAIR Study: Illegal Immigration Costs $116 Billion Annually Illegal immigration to the U.S. costs federal, state and local taxpayers a staggering net cost of $116 billion a year – an increase of some $16 billion compared to previous estimates – according to a new study released by the Federation for American Immigration Reform.