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    Press Release

    Senate Confirms the Wrong Man at the Worst Possible Time for the Critical Job of Leading U.S. Customs and Border Protection, Says FAIR

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    Issue Brief

    Florida Struggles to Accommodate Immigration-Fueled Population Growth as its Environmental Impacts Worsen

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    Fact Sheet

    FAIR Policy Analysis: Build Back Better Act (H.R. 5376)

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    Article

    Democrats Inch Closer to Passing Largest Amnesty in American History

Latest Immigration News

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Border Security

Senate Confirms the Wrong Man at the Worst Possible Time for the Critical Job of Leading U.S. Customs and Border Protection, Says FAIR  

December 07, 2021
(December 7, 2021, Washington, D.C.) — Today the Senate confirmed Chris Magnus to lead U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP), one of the world’s largest law enforcement agencies. Magnus, who has a long-standing and well-documented antipathy for border and immigration enforcement, assumes the leadership of the very agency charged with keeping our borders secure amid an unprecedented border crisis precipitated by Biden administration policies. This sends a clear message to the world that our borders are wide open.
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Sanctuary Policies

Maryland's Upcoming Special Session Could Override Veto, Ban Immigration Detention, Impose Sanctuary Policies Statewide

December 03, 2021
​The Maryland General Assembly will convene on December 6 for a special session. The main focus will be the redistricting process that states must complete every decade after the census.
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Legal Immigration
National Security
Societal Impact

Spending Bill to Avert Government Shutdown Gives Billions for Afghan Resettlement, Ignores Border Crisis

December 03, 2021
Congress passed a continuing resolution (CR) to fund the federal government at current levels until February 18, 2022. This prevented a feared government shutdown, something both parties aimed to avoid. However, it was not a “clean” continuing resolution, as it also included $7 billion for Afghan resettlement and zero dollars to address the raging crisis at our border.
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Illegal Immigration

DHS to Restart “Remain in Mexico” Policy to Comply with Court Order

December 03, 2021
On December 2, DHS announced that it will be restarting its Remain in Mexico policy, formally known as the Migrant Protection Protocols (MPP) in order to comply with a federal court order. MPP.

What You Need to Know About Immigration

Amnesty

Amnesty

Amnesty is usually understood as the granting of legal status to a foreign national who illegally entered the United States or illegally overstayed their work or travel visa.

Illegal Immigration

Illegal Immigration

Each year, hundreds of thousands of aliens deliberately violate our nation’s laws by unlawfully crossing U.S. borders.

Legal Immigration

Legal Immigration

At FAIR, we believe that a well thought-out and well-enforced immigration policy plays an important role in helping maintain the quality of life in America.

National Security

National Security

Maintaining an acceptable level of National Security is dependent on ensuring that strong immigration policies are in force,