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Sen. Jeff Sessions Blasts ‘Unlawful’ Invite for Central Americans into U.S.

President Barack Obama’s decision to invite Central American relatives of traditionally unqualified immigrants — including the illegal immigrants protected by his executive amnesty — to the United States is unlawful and will worsen the tide of migrants on the U.S.-Mexico border, says Sen. Jeff Sessions (R-AL).

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Lawmakers Introduce Bill in Memory of Casey Chadwick

Three senators have introduced legislation in the memory of Norwich, Connecticut woman Casey Chadwick, murdered by an illegal immigrant from Haiti who Immigration and Customs Enforcement failed to deport.

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Police Department Survey: Violent Crime Up in Major Cities

According to the MCCA survey, the police departments of major cities reported a total of 2,308 homicides during the first half of 2016 compared to 2,001 during the first half of 2015. Additionally aggravated assaults increased from 68,990 in the first half of 2015 to 70,809 so far this year, non-fatal shootings grew from 6,362 to 6,965 this year to date, and robberies have also increased from 46,182 during the first half of 2015 to 47,294 this year.

FORT MYERS, FL - JULY 25: Police remove the crime scene tape after finishing their investigation of the shooting outside of Club Blu where two people were killed and at least 15 wounded on July 25, 2016 in Fort Myers, Florida. (Photo by

ICE Nets 136 Criminal Aliens in L.A. and D.C. Areas

Immigration and Customs Enforcement says it has taken into custody more than 130 criminal aliens in and around Los Angeles and Washington, D.C. this month. ICE’s Enforcement and Removal Operations (ERO) officers made the arrests during separate operations targeting foreign

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Poll: Americans’ Satisfaction with U.S. Plummets by 12 Percentage Points Over a Single Month

Gallup reports that just 17 percent of Americans are satisfied with the status quo in the U.S., down 12 percentage points from the 29 percent satisfaction rate the polling firm logged in June. The 12 percent point decline is one of the the largest drops in satisfaction over a single month since Gallup first started gauging monthly satisfaction levels in 2001.

Hundreds of people line up to attend a job fair on April 18, 2013 at the Holiday Inn in Midtown in New York City. The event was held by National Career Fairs which expected some 700 job seekers would come to meet 20 potential employers. (Photo by

Cuban Immigration to U.S. Still Surging

So far this fiscal year, which ends on September 30, more than 44,000 visa-less Cuban asylum-seekers have reached the U.S., according to Customs and Border Protection data provided to Agencia EFE. The current level is more than five times the number of Cubans who reached the U.S. in all of 2011, when fewer than 8,000 visa-less Cubans entered the U.S.

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Report: Deportations of Criminal Aliens Down 60 Percent Since 2011

According to a Center for Immigration Studies review of recent Immigration and Customs Enforcement data this fiscal year through the third week of June, ICE has made 168,781 deportations, down from the same point in 2015. ICE is on pace to hit 230,000 deportations by the end of the fiscal year, the lowest number of deportations since 2006.

Mexicans deported from the US walk at El Chaparral repatriation center in Tijuana, northwestern Mexico, in the border with the US on June 30, 2016. Some 30,000 Mexicans, of a total of 207,398 deported from the US, were expelled through Tijuana in 2015, according to Mexican official figures. / AFP …

Obama Admin. Asks SCOTUS for Rehearing on Executive Amnesty

In a petition to the court, Acting Solicitor General Ian Gershengorn requested that the justices rehear the executive amnesty case once the seat of the late Justice Antonin Scalia is filled and the court stands at nine members.

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Feds Target Mexico-Based Heroin Smuggling Ring

According to Immigration and Customs Enforcement, officials made the six arrests Wednesday while executing six state search warrants. In addition to the arrests, the investigation resulted in the seizure of three firearms, two vehicles, 13 ounces of black tar heroin and more than $106,505 “in suspected drug proceeds.”

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Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas Left Nice Hours Before Attack

The San Diego Union Tribune reports that Clarence Thomas left Nice hours before a terrorist plowed through a crowded Nice street filled with Bastille Day revelers. The associate justice had been in the city teaching a program through the Thomas Jefferson School of Law in San Diego.

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Obama Admin Has Not Denied Visas to Countries that Refuse to Take Back Their Nationals

While tens of thousands of deportable aliens have been released into the United States because the aliens’ home countries declined to take them back, the Obama Administration has not withheld visas from a single country for refusing to repatriate its citizens, government officials testified Thursday before a House Oversight and Government Reform Committee.

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Report: Food Stamps Quirk Discriminates in Favor of Illegals

According to a Center for Immigration Studies report, the semi-complex equation states use to determine food stamp — officially known as the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) — benefits is at the heart of this disparate treatment.

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Analysis: Long-Term Debt Crisis Is Even Worse Than CBO’s Dire Predictions

The Freedom Partners Institute, a right-leaning nonprofit organization, argues the CBO’s projections “fail to take the complete economic forecast into account” by not including intra-governmental debt, that is, money owed to trust funds like Social Security and Medicare.

The National Debt Clock, a billboard-size digital display showing the increasing US debt, is seen on the corner of Sixth Avenue and West 44th Street on August 1, 2011 in New York City.

94,517,000 Americans Not in the Labor Force in June

The BLS reports that 94,517,000 Americans were neither employed nor made an effort to find employment — due to discouragement, retirement, schooling or otherwise — during the month of June.

Hundreds of people line up to attend a job fair on April 18, 2013 at the Holiday Inn in Midtown in New York City. The event was held by National Career Fairs which expected some 700 job seekers would come to meet 20 potential employers. (Photo by

Surge Continues: 34,463 Illegals Apprehended at the Border in June

The total of 34,463 apprehensions in June — an indicator of attempted illegal entries — exceeded the 29,388 apprehensions exactly a year ago in June 2015. The number of “family units” or adults traveling with minors as well as unaccompanied minors were also at elevated levels last month.

Immigrants walk handcuffed after illegally crossing the U.S.-Mexico border and being caught by the U.S. Border Patrol on December 7, 2015 near Rio Grande City, Texas. Border Patrol agents continue to capture hundreds of thousands of undocumented immigrants, even as the total numbers of those crossing has gone down. (Photo …

Sens. Sessions and Shelby Slam Obama Administration Plan to House Illegals In Alabama

Instead of a swift removal from the U.S. back home, the Obama Administration, under the auspices of complying with a 2008 anti-trafficking law, has been transferring the illegal immigrants minors to the care of Office of Refugee Resettlement (ORR)’ and then to parents and relatives living — in many cases illegally — in the U.S. already.

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