Co-sponsor H.R. 1100 to end the visa lottery!

Fifty-two percent of all lottery visas have been awarded to Europeans, who represent 56 percent of all immigrants since 1820, dispelling the notion that true diversity was the goal of the lottery. The United States does not need to admit a single additional immigrant to ensure increasing ethnic and racial diversity in the U.S. — it is a demographic certainty. Additionally, the legal immigration flow of around one million per year and another estimated million coming illegally, 55,000 lottery visas have very little impact on diversity, no matter who the beneficiaries are.

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Any border legislation must close asylum loopholes and mandate E-Verify

I cannot understand why you and your Republican colleagues haven’t passed any legislation to help end the border crisis. Republicans won control of the House by promising to end the crisis and it’s time for you to make it happen. Total encounters at the U.S./Mexico border exceeded 150,000 in January and February and apprehensions of illegal border crossers have exceeded 125,000 for 24 straight months; it’s clear that this problem isn’t going away.

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Cosponsor H.R. 319, the Legal Workforce Act

H.R. 319, in addition to requiring employers to run new hires through the Chamber of Commerce-approved E-Verify system, would move illegal aliens out of U.S. jobs. Over time, the more than 7 million illegal aliens in non-agricultural jobs would be replaced by unemployed Americans and legal immigrants. While not solving America’s unemployment or illegal immigration problems, the Legal Workforce Act would certainly lessen their severity.

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