116th Congress Congress Should Not Eliminate Per-Country Caps Per-country caps are an essential feature of our immigration system. Enacted through the Immigration and Nationality Act of 1965, per-country caps ensure no country is able to monopolize the immigration flow into the United States. Sadly, the newly fast-tracked Fairness for High-Skilled Immigrants Act of 2019 is poised to scrap per-country caps to the disadvantage applicants from countries other than India and China -- and American workers.
116th Congress S. 1103 - The RAISE Act The RAISE Act recognizes every day Americans as the primary stakeholder to the U.S. Immigration system. It seeks to reducing overall levels of immigration by replacing our outdated, dysfunctional, and unfair immigration system with one that serves the national interest.
115th Congress House H.R. 6136 – The Border Security and Immigration Reform Act The Border Security and Immigration Reform Act (BSIRA) is compromise legislation drafted by House leadership, representatives of the various ideological factions within the GOP conference, and the relevant committee chairmen to avoid the terrible consequences of a discharge petition. FAIR understands and appreciates the political implications of this decision. However, BSIRA is nothing more than a mass amnesty bill that repeats mistakes of the past.
115th Congress House Discharge Drama: As Support Grows, Can it be Stopped? House Republican leaders and conservatives are desperately trying to kill the discharge petition that would trigger a series of amnesty votes, likely resulting in House passage of a mass amnesty bill carried mostly by Democrats.
115th Congress House H.R. 4760—Securing America's Future Act A group of House Republicans led by Judiciary Chairman Bob Goodlatte (R-Va.) and Homeland Security Chairman Michael McCaul (R-TX) introduced the Securing America’s Future Act to overhaul the nation’s immigration system. In addition to making structural reforms and strengthening immigration enforcement, the bill gives a limited amnesty to illegal alien beneficiaries of President Obama’s Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program. To date, the bill represents the most serious proposal to address the future of the approximately 700,000 illegal aliens who enrolled in DACA.
115th Congress Senate S.1615 - Dream Act of 2017 S. 1615, also known as the “DREAM Act of 2017”, was introduced by former Gang of Eight leaders Senators Graham (R-SC) and Dick Durbin (D-IL) in July 2017. The legislation, which has repeatedly been rejected by Congress and the American people since Senator Durbin first introduced it in 2001, amends the Immigration and Nationality Act (INA) to give amnesty to millions of illegal aliens who arrived in the United States before their 18th birthday by offering work permits and a pathway to citizenship.
115th Congress Senate S. 1720 - The RAISE Act Senators Tom Cotton (R-AR) and David Perdue (R-GA) introduced S. 1720, the Reforming American Immigration for a Strong Economy (RAISE) Act, which would replace our current outdated, dysfunctional, and unfair immigration system with one that serves the national interest.