Republicans get asked about immigration all the time, mostly to get their reactions to something Donald Trump said, but not always. Democrats hardly ever get asked about immigration, and when they do it’s always to get their reaction to something a Republican said (in response to an actual question about immigration).
Immigration is a controversial issue, and far more complex than the media coverage would have you believe. For example: “Should there be a path to citizenship for illegal immigrants?” is not the only question that requires an answer in the debate over immigration reform. If reporters really wanted to, they could force Democrats to weigh in on some of the more contentious (and severely under-covered) aspects of the immigration debate, by asking questions like…
A record-setting 52,209,000 women are currently not in the labor force.
The U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) has denied that the modifications to military service requirements in the Oath of Allegiance published on July 21 flout the law, despite harsh criticism from immigration experts and members of Congress.
More than 800 individuals from Syria were granted asylum in 2013, the highest number since the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) began tracking such data, and 1,449 have been granted asylum since 2004, according to figures recorded by the federal government.
Disney, a top financial backer of the Democratic Party and parent company of ABC News, has been under fire for its decision to lay off hundreds of tech workers, and then compelling those fired workers to train their foreign replacements.
The company is clearly feeling some pressure, as evidence by their decision to abruptly cancel a separate round of layoffs, and get rid of the foreign replacement workers, possibly denying them a shot at the American Dream:
The New York Times published a troubling report Thursday highlighting the trend among American corporations of hiring outsourcing firms to replace their tech employees with foreign workers brought into the country on temporary H-1B visas. In many cases, the fired employees are then compelled to stay on and train their foreign replacements:
WASHINGTON (Reuters) – President Barack Obama’s plan to shield millions of undocumented immigrants from deportation was dealt another setback on Tuesday when a U.S. appeals court refused to lift a block put in place by 26 states that argued Obama overstepped his authority.
Congress is demanding that the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) release documents detailing how many foreigners seeking asylum in the United States have been found to have ties to terror groups, according to a recent letter sent to the agency by leading lawmakers.