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Opinion: ‘Build Back Better’ Immigration Provisions Will Cripple American Wages

Confronted with the worst border crisis in our nation’s history, the Biden administration and its congressional allies are trying to ram through immigration changes in the so-called “Build Back Better” reconciliation bill. It will permanently flood the labor market with cheaper foreign workers that will cripple the wages and job opportunities of Americans. The bill

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Opinion: Curb overpopulation to fight climate change and save nature

Arizona’s CO2 emissions keep rising — despite environmentalists’ best efforts to shrink the state’s carbon footprint. Total emissions rose 4.5 percent in 2018, according to the most recent available data from the federal Energy Information Administration. The problem isn’t a lack of individual resolve. Arizonans are eating less beef, using more clean energy, and choosing

Immigration

House OKs bills easing path to citizenship for undocumented residents

The House passed a pair of bills Thursday that would provide a path to citizenship for Dreamers and legal status to undocumented farmworkers, potentially affecting millions in the U.S. and tens of thousands in Arizona. Republican critics derided the measures as little more than amnesty for people who came to this country illegally, and said

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Opinion: Biden’s Amnesty Promises Best Left Unkept

President Joe Biden says he will fulfill a campaign promise to send a comprehensive immigration reform bill to Congress to restore “humanity and American values to our immigration system.” But given the huge potential health of a nation struggling to overcome COVID, the Biden immigration promises could destroy this administration unless there is quick and

Immigration

Biden’s path to citizenship for immigrants could face an uphill battle

President Joe Biden unveiled a sweeping immigration reform bill Wednesday that would create a pathway to citizenship for millions of undocumented immigrants, preserve DACA and end the ban on travel from Muslim-majority countries, among other changes. The proposal, released on the first day of his presidency, is a sharp reversal from former President Donald Trump’s

Immigration

Biden immigration plan opposed by GOP, conservative groups

Republican lawmakers and conservative groups opposed President-elect Joe Biden’s forthcoming immigration plan Tuesday as massive amnesty for people in the U.S. illegally, underscoring that the measure faces an uphill fight in a Congress that Democrats control just narrowly. In a further complication, several pro-immigration groups said they would press Biden to go even further and

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