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Immigration News

Religious Worker Immigrant Visa Program Subject to Fraud

July 18, 2006 The U.S. Citizenship & Immigration Services' Office of Fraud Detection and National Security has published its analysis of petitions submitted under the Religious Worker immigrant visa category in a recent six-month period.  Of the 220 randomly-selected...

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Immigration From a Demographic Perspective

July 14, 2006 It is quite common for people to view America's immigration debate solely through the painfully narrow lens of border security.  Many voices state that border security is the only reality that needs to be considered in the immigration debate.  National...

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House Republicans Extend Immigration Hearings

July 13, 2006 Feeling good about their first round of political theater, House Republican leaders have announced a second flurry of immigration hearings based upon their belief (contrary to national opinion polls) that the hearings are moving public opinion to their...

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Moderate Republicans Fight Back on Immigration

July 11, 2006 Moderate Republicans this week have mounted an impressive campaign to counter efforts by immigration restrictionists seeking an enforcement-only immigration bill.  Yesterday, a group of thirty-three influential Republicans, including such names as Jack...

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July 11, 2006 Marine General Peter Pace is chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff.  He is also the son of Italian immigrants.  On Monday, Gen. Pace testified before a Senate hearing in Miami chaired by John Warner (R-VA) on the role of immigrants in the military.  In...

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American View of Immigration Most Positive Since 9/11

July 10, 2006 A Gallup News Poll released today found that more Americans currently believe that immigration is "a good thing for this country today" than at any time in the last five years.  Sixty-seven percent of respondents agreed to the statement, up from 52% in...

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