Watchdog Podcast: Sanctuary cities, immigration reform and the out-of-control EPA

By   /  August 28, 2015  /  Accountability, Commentary, Federal Government, Immigration, Issues, National, Podcast, Power Abuse, State Government, WatchBlog, Watchdog Radio  /  No Comments

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A look at some recent comments made by Republican governors about one key aspect of the immigration debate: what to do about sanctuary cities.

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El Paso GOP to defy ban on Constitution giveaway

By   /  August 28, 2015  /  Immigration, News, Texas  /  No Comments

A detail of the preamble of the Constitution of the United States of America.

The El Paso Republican Party has been told to stop handing out copies of the Constitution and Declaration of Independence outside of naturalization ceremonies at the city’s Civic Center.
However, the local party chairman, Adolpho Telles, said Thursday that the group was planning to defy that order and continue distributing the materials this morning.

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Investor visas get ‘lipstick on pig’ treatment

By   /  August 18, 2015  /  Economy, Federal Government, Immigration, National, News  /  No Comments

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America’s investor-visa program is ripe for fraud, a new investigation finds.

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New EB-5 visa center to help finance proposed high-speed rail line

By   /  August 14, 2015  /  Immigration, Minnesota, News, State Government, Transparency  /  No Comments

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The developer seeking billions of dollars to privately finance a proposed high speed rail line between Rochester and the Twin Cities has received federal approval to launch a new EB-5 immigrant investment center, Liberty Minnesota.

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Drivers licenses for illegal immigrants now accepted as employment documents

By   /  July 16, 2015  /  Economy, Immigration, Issues, Jobs + Growth, National, News, Vermont  /  No Comments

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A change in guidance from U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services makes driver’s licenses for illegals acceptable ID for employment, creating a new shortcut for illegal immigrants to get jobs.

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Russian ad attracting foreign nationals to Bennington for Vermont driver’s licenses

By   /  June 11, 2015  /  Immigration, Issues, National, News, Vermont  /  No Comments

Photo courtesy of Vermont Department of Motor Vehicles website

A Russian-language ad offering services for illegal immigrants in the New York City area is drawing Ukrainian and Georgian foreign nationals to obtain driver’s privilege cards in Vermont, one of just 10 states offering formal identification cards to undocumented immigrants.

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