Ted Cruz: Mandatory Minimum Sentences for Illegals

U.S. Senator and Presidential candidate Ted Cruz re-introduced legislation to require minimum sentences for illegals who re-enter the United States. Also known as “Kate’s Law” after Kathryn Steinle, the young woman gunned down by a repeat illegal alien felon in San Francisco earlier this year, aspects of Cruz’s legislation were part of the “Sanctuary Cities” […]

See How Your Senators Voted on Sanctuary Cities

Senate Democrats blocked legislation that would punish “sanctuary cities” in a 54-45 vote Monday afternoon. The bill, called the Stop Sanctuary Policies and Protect Americans Act, needed to overcome a 60-vote threshold. It would withhold certain federal funding from states or cities that refuse to comply with requests from federal immigration officials to turn over […]

Deportations Under Obama Fall to 2006 Levels

The Associated Press has learned the government is on pace to deport the fewest illegal immigrants since 2006 according to government documents. As of April 20, federal immigration officials sent home 127,378 people in the United States illegally. That puts immigrant removals on track to be among the lowest since the middle of President George […]

Senate Scrutiny for Laid-Off Workers Forced to Train Foreign Replacements

A bi-partisan group of U.S. Senators is demanding an investigation of Southern California Edison’s use of foreign workers on H1-B visas to replace American tech workers. According to several former SoCal Edison workers, the company fired them and replaced them with contractors from foreign countries.  They claimed to receive severance, SoCal Edison forced them to train […]

Ted Kennedy’s Disastrous Immigration Legacy

Ted Kennedy is back in the news with the opening of a $79 million replica of the Senate chamber at the Ted Kennedy Center in Massachusetts. Katie McHugh of Brietbart News looks at Kennedy’s legacy as it concerns immigration. That’s because Ted Kennedy’s most long lasting legacy as a Senator was the 1965 Immigration and […]