Today’s Immigration Headlines – Dec 3, 2015

Spending Way More on Unprepared Immigrant Students is a Mark of Success?

“Every American town should be eager to update their schools for English language learners. Why? Think of it this way: Want to gauge your community’s economic viability? Check to see if it can attract immigrants. Nowhere is this clearer than in the Midwest, where immigrant-attracting areas like Chicagoland and Minneapolis-St. Paul are succeeding (relative to shrinking cities like Detroit, Cleveland, and Cincinnati). There’s a reason that my native Michigan was the only state to lose population in the last census,” says Conor Williams at US News.

ICE Director Admits There Could be 15 Million Illegal Aliens

“Even as they were pleading poverty in the federal courts, immigration officials gave away $113 million this year, with Assistant Homeland Security Secretary Sarah R. Saldana testifying to Congress on Wednesday that they didn’t need the money because there weren’t enough illegal immigrants to hold or deport,” the Washington Times reports.

“Ms. Saldana, who runs U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement, the chief deportation agency, also said estimates of the illegal immigrant population in the U.S. could be as high as 15 million.”

Sessions Says Obama Administration Undermines Immigration Law

“U.S. Sen. Jeff Sessions, R-Ala., criticized the Obama administration for what he called its “failure” to deport illegal immigrants who commit crimes during a Senate Judiciary Committee hearing Wednesday the he co-chaired,” reports.

“Sessions, who chairs the committee’s Subcommittee on Immigration and the National Interest, said he wasn’t satisfied with an Obama administration official’s explanation that the removal of criminal illegal immigrants has experienced a steep drop because of effective enforcement and a public awareness campaign warning prospective illegals that they would be turned away at the border.”

Report: DHS Can’t Detect Asylum Fraud

“The Obama administration is having trouble detecting fraud in asylum requests from immigrants seeking to stay in the United States for their protection, according to a government study,” wrote.

“The Government Accountability Office looked at asylum requests from immigrants who have already made it to the United States and are asking to stay to escape persecution. The report, released Wednesday, doesn’t address the refugee application process, which also is overseen by the Homeland Security Department but involves people not currently in the United States. The refugee process has become an issue in debate over Syrian refugees.”


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  1. avatar William says:

    Ms. Saldana, who runs U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement said estimates of the illegal immigrant population in the U.S. could be as high as 15 million. If she is admitting to 15 million then the real number is much higher. Those liberal leaning rags have been steadily reducing the number of illegals in the past two years. At the rate they were reducing the numbers I expected them to say there were only a handful of undocumented immigrants by election time.

    That is a big admission by Ms. Saldana. I trust Anne Coulters numbers more than I do the government’s. Since each US Congressman represents approximately 710,000 that equates to at least 21 representatives for the illegals alone. Since the number of representatives is fixed at 435 those 21 representatives came out of states from the Mid-West and North-East U.S.. California has been the largest gainer in the U.S House, is it any wonder that they continue to offer incentives to illegals? We almost had both party leaders in the House from California. When will California demand that a huge water pipeline be built from either the North or the East and the rest of the country has to pay for it?

    • avatar No Change says:

      HAHAHAHA!!!! so lets say 20M……across the US……so 330M the population so that is 6.6% of the population is illegal…..and you believe 6% will really ruin a country?……HAHAHA!!! especially when they do not hold wealthy positions………or most of them work harder than the rest of our population…….William… need to educate yourself …..think more about China owning our banks , our debts, the middle class being outsourced, the jobs. the states mismanaging the budgets, the Cubas in Wlefar, mostly majority whites in welfare, Somalis, muslims coming here with a monthly check…..but yet the Mexican pay their own way…..HAHAHAHAAA!! really what a joke!!!!

  2. avatar Kyle says:

    Only during Barack’s tenure, could U.S. citizens suffer so much, due to his blatant pandering to illegal aliens and their ilk, along with his own ignorance and incompetence.

  3. avatar Leland says:

    So Connor Williams thinks Chicago, home to a huge number of illegals, is an example of “economic viability”? What planet does this guy live on? In May, Moody’s downgraded Chicago’s bond to junk status. Other rating services have followed. This means the city must pay very high interest rates to borrow. The city has had to raise property taxes and fees by large amounts to balance it’s budget. And this is William’s path to success for other cities? Unbelievable.

    • They Consider a Growing Job Market for Unskilled Workers and College Professionals Too

      At $10.92/hr with 28 hour weeks average pay with no health benefits economic prosperity? Now I’m rolling on the ground in laughter…..crying won’t help. Did anyone mention “Free College Educated Interns”? We never had interns years ago.

      • avatar No Change says:

        in your IT job may be not but in Electrical and Software…there have always been interns….even last summer in Telecommunications…interesting…

    • avatar No Change says:

      HAHAHAHA!!! Leland you are a funny guy!!!! don’t live in Chicago, have no clue of what going on. and still think that illegals are the cause of Illinois’ financial state..HAHAHAHA!!!!.