In my last two posts, I discussed two separate provisions of the SECURE Act, S. 2192. As much of an improvement as that bill would be to current law, there are some key amendments that could make that legislation even stronger.
Two very different stories that came out during the same news cycle have had me reflecting on the comparisons and juxtapositions between the two:
"Trump Sued By Refugees In Calif. Court Over 3rd Travel Ban", published by Law360 (partially behind a paywall); and
"Bomber Strikes Near Times Square, Disrupting City but Killing None", published by the New York Times.
When Disney replaced 350 Americans with foreign workers, forcing them to train their replacements, did we see any Florida members of Congress threaten to shut down the government unless it was stopped? et when illegal aliens working under the DACA program are threatened with losing their jobs, members of Congress spring into action.
As my colleague Jessica Vaughan has noted, police report that Akayed Ullah, a 27-year-old Bangladeshi national and lawful permanent resident who lives in Brooklyn, this morning "intentionally detonated" an "improvised low-tech explosive device attached to his body" on a below-ground walkway "near 42nd Street and Eighth Avenue" in Manhattan.
A 2016 study found that "having an E-Verify law reduces the number of less-educated prime-age immigrants from Mexico and Central America — immigrants who are likely to be unauthorized — living in a state."