Family relationships have long formed the core of the U.S. immigration system. These preferences are now being targeted by Republicans led by President Donald Trump, who wants to reduce legal as well as illegal immigration to the U.S.
President Trump has been willing to accept almost anything to close the deal on his giant tax cut bill before Christmas, including staying mum about a measure that would allow illegal immigrants to pocket the more generous child tax credit included...
Mickey KausChild tax credit rise for illegal immigrants included in bills - go.shr.lc/2jDCNo7 Senate culprit (who watered down language) still unidentified. @MarcoRubio obvious suspect (now that Lee's office has denied).
In the U.S., 38% say immigration levels should be decreased, similar to recent years. The same percentage want immigration kept at its present level. About one in five want immigration increased, down slightly from recent years.
"I have no good explanation whatsoever why (mandatory) E-Verify was not included in the Senate working group proposal" introduced this week, Congressman Lamar Smith of Texas said today. Smith has been trying to stop U.S. employers from hiring...
Mickey KausSenate GOP DACA plan follows long history of avoiding workplace enforcement
Even after eight women told reporters that the Minnesota Democrat had groped or forcibly kissed them, Franken denied he had done anything wrong.
Mickey KausNew Dem See-We-Punish-Our-Pigs strategy assumes (correctly) MSM will be on their side. Still insane! Also assumes won't be lots more Dem pigs (iffy) and voters want to hear about Roy Moore, not issues, for 11 months (even more iffy)
Chain Migration refers to the endless chains of foreign nationals who are allowed to immigrate to the United States because citizens and lawful permanent residents are allowed to sponsor their non-nuclear family members.