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USCIS Publishes First Issue of E-Verify Connection Newsletter

The United States Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) has released a new E-Verify news publication called the “E-Verify Connection” on its public web site . The inaugural issue of the EV Connection includes several “Hot” topics and recent developments relating to E-Verify, as well as information on free webinars and live presentations from the E-Verify staff.

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Viewpoints: Arizona throws another temper tantrum in immigration debate

Here’s how you fix illegal immigration. Pass a bill that: (a) toughens border security; (b) creates some mechanism to tame the draconian process that now faces anyone who seeks to come here legally; (c) penalizes those who are here illegally but also offers them a path to full citizenship.

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Views and News: Don’t shoot the messenger

I’m only a messenger presenting information. You have the right to reject it just as I have the right to present it. So please don’t shoot the messenger. Government officials and military personal take an oath to abide by the U.S. Constitution. To break that oath is subversion.

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Mexican ambassador blasts Ga. bills aimed at illegal immigrants

The Mexican ambassador to the United States on Wednesday condemned legislation targeting illegal immigration in Georgia, saying it is “poisoning” the relationship between the two countries.

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US declares record migrant deportation

The United States has deported more illegal immigrants than ever before during the first two years of President Barack Obama’s term in office, a government report says.

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Arizona proposal would alter birthright citizenship

The Arizona state legislator who co-sponsored the latest immigration crackdown proposal — to end citizenship for U.S.-born kids of illegal immigrants — told CNN Friday that he hopes the legislation will provoke a lawsuit so that the U.S. Supreme Court “can end the controversy over the true meaning of the 14th Amendment’s citizenship clause.”

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Immigration and Welfare — Facts, Figures

“‘Public charge’ has been part of U.S. immigration law for more than 100 years as a ground of inadmissibility and deportation.” (1999 USCIS Fact Sheet)

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Immigration Raids Shake Up Wash. Town

A series of immigration raids in Ellensburg resulted in more than two dozen arrests and left relatives scrambling to care for the children left behind.

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U.S. Sees Success in Immigration Program for Haitians

(New York Times) — A year after the devastating earthquake in Haiti, the American government has received more than 53,000 applications from Haitians seeking temporary legal status in the United States, and it has approved the vast majority, a top immigration official said Wednesday. The official, Alejandro Mayorkas,director of United States Citizenship and Immigration Services, said his agency …

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States talk birthright citizenship

In the latest battle in the fight over illegal immigration, state Rep. Daryl Metcalfe is leading a group of legislators from across the country to end birthright citizenship — but some state legislators say the issue should be left to the federal government.