No path to citizenship in the lame duck. The border needs attention.

I am very disturbed by Leader Schumer’s speech in front of the Capitol on November 16th, in which he said “We have a population that is not reproducing on its own with the same level that it used to. The only way we’re going to have a great future is if we welcome immigrants … get a path to citizenship for all 11 million [illegal immigrants].”

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Population growth is overwhelming U.S.; please end chain migration

America has a huge problem that’s getting worse. During the past 20 years, America has lost more than 11.5 million acres of open land (an area about the size of New Jersey and New Hampshire combined) to urban development. This trend is being fueled by population growth.

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H.R. 3648 will displace American workers — VOTE NO!

The House of Representatives will soon hold a vote on H.R. 3648, the EAGLE Act. I cannot understand how anyone can think that this bill is a good idea. H.R. 3648 would expand the H-1B program and permanently reduce the number of jobs available to American workers by turning virtually all nonimmigrant visas into a direct path to a green card for foreign workers and their spouses and children, including adult children, regardless of the numerical limits on employment-based green cards.

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Federal action is needed to take population pressures off communities.

I can’t believe how much urban sprawl there’s been in America during the past 20 years — more than 11.5 million acres of open land (an area about the size of New Jersey and New Hampshire combined) has been developed. This trend is being fueled by population growth.

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