Legislative Updates - LEGACY
June 26, 2019 Federal Legislation
Congress Should Not Eliminate Per-Country CapsPer-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.
June 14, 2019
TFT - Ken Cuccinelli Selected to Serve as USCIS Acting DirectorEarlier this week President Trump tapped Ken Cuccinelli to serve as acting director of U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS), the component of the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) which administers the nation’s naturalization and immigration systems.
June 13, 2019
TFT - New York Assembly Passes Drivers’ Licenses For Illegal Aliens: Senate UncertainThe New York State Assembly has passed the so-called Green Light Bill, Assembly Bill (AB) 3675, which requires the Empire State’s Department of Motor Vehicles to issue drivers’ licenses to illegal aliens.
June 7, 2019
TFT - ‘ICE-Lockout’ Bill Sails through the Illinois LegislatureThe Illinois General Assembly just put its stamp of approval on a bill that would make it nearly impossible for Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) officials to detain illegal aliens at public locations throughout the Land of Lincoln.
June 7, 2019