November 27, 2019
Judge Blocks Trump Effort to Curtail Immigrant Costs to Taxpayers: FAIR Statement and AnalysisU.S. District Court Judge Michael Simon, sitting in Portland, Oregon, has issued a preliminary injunction blocking the Trump administration’s requirement that immigrants either obtain health insurance, or demonstrate they can pay for medical care, before the Department of State (DOS) may grant them visas. This preliminary injunction is effective nationwide.
October 3, 2019
FAIR Calls NYC’s Attempt to Ban Use of Term ‘Illegal Alien,’ “A Heavy-Handed Attack on Freedom of Speech, the Rule of Law”“Despite its use by the U.S. Supreme Court, many U.S. presidents and some of the nation’s top newspapers, New York City is now attempting to chill legitimate political speech with threats of fines that would bankrupt most citizens for invoking the legal term ‘illegal alien.’” – Dan Stein
October 2, 2019
Suspension of Fairfax County Police Officer for Cooperating with ICE Violates Federal Law, Undermines Public Safety, Says FAIR“Fairfax County clearly and unambiguously violated federal law and undermined public safety when it suspended a county policy officer for detaining an illegal alien driver until Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) arrived after the illegal alien had been involved in an accident," says FAIR's President, Dan Stein.
September 23, 2019
Recent Surges in Illegal Immigration Drive the Illegal Alien Population to a Record 14.3 Million, Finds Analysis by FAIRA series of surges in illegal immigration across our southern border, coupled with large-scale abuses of our political asylum process and other humanitarian policies, have driven the illegal alien population of the United States into record territory, finds a new report by the Federation for American Immigration Reform (FAIR). There are now an estimated 14.3 million people living illegally in the United States, a jump of nearly 2 million people since 2017.
September 20, 2019
The Democratic Leadership Are Now Stalinists, Charges FAIRIn a terrifying move toward suppression of political speech, the powerful majority House Ways and Means Committee launched an effort this week to strip the tax exempt status of some 60 accredited 501(c)(3) educational organizations for espousing views widely supported by the public but opposed by the Democratic leadership.
August 21, 2019
FAIR Applauds Trump Administration on Closing Flores Loophole“The new rule allowing families to be held together in detention facilities while their asylum cases are heard by the courts is a win for the integrity of the asylum process, a win for those seeking safe haven in the United States, and a win for the American public.” – Dan Stein, president of FAIR.
August 2, 2019
SPLC Wants to Teach Everyone “Tolerance.” How About Teaching Kids English in Their Hometown? Says FAIRFor decades, the Montgomery, Alabama-based Southern Poverty Law Center (SPLC) has waged a vicious smear campaign against everyone who supports reasonable limits on immigration and enforcement of laws against illegal immigration. The effects of unchecked immigration have now struck home: One-quarter of students enrolled in Montgomery public schools are struggling to learn English, and the school system is struggling to come up with the resources to provide the instruction.
July 15, 2019
Trump Administration Continues to Fight For Sensible Asylum Laws and FixesThe Trump administration announcement today of an Interim Final Rule on asylum claims makes important, positive changes--earning the praise of the Washington-based Federation for American Immigration Reform (FAIR).
June 26, 2019
Congressional Action to Address Border Crisis is a $4.5 Billion Exercise in Futility, Says FAIR“As woefully inadequate as the Senate bill is, it is an improvement over a similar bill approved by the House yesterday, which further sought to tie the hands of immigration law enforcement.”
June 14, 2019