Despite governor’s pledge, Mississippi isn’t big destination for refugees

By   /  November 19, 2015  /  Federal Government, Immigration, Mississippi, News  /  No Comments

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Gov. Phil Bryant doesn’t want Syrian refugees in the state, but data from the U.S. State Department shows that few refugees are settled in Mississippi.

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Obama can’t beat Islamic State, but he can whip U.S. states

By   /  November 17, 2015  /  Immigration, Minnesota, National, News, Texas  /  No Comments

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States opposing the Obama administration plan to settle 100,000 Syrian refugees in America may be fighting a losing battle in the wake of the Paris terrorist attacks.

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Lawsuit hammers feds on visa-cash ‘gerrymander’

By   /  November 12, 2015  /  Immigration, News, Texas  /  No Comments

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A Texas non-profit is suing the U.S. Department of Homeland Security, accusing the federal government of improperly approving an immigration-funded project in South Texas.

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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


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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