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U.S. to Prosecute Parents Entering Illegally with Children

An unpopular but necessary step

Under a new policy, the U.S. government will be prosecuting aliens who enter illegally, including aliens traveling with children. While this is a seemingly harsh action, it is crucially needed to stem the flow of aliens traveling in family units who are making the perilous journey to enter the United States illegally.

Two Reasons to Amend the Public Charge Ground of Inadmissibility

Protecting the taxpayers and the disadvantaged

The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) has announced that it will "propose regulatory provisions guiding the inadmissibility determination on whether an alien is likely at any time to become a public charge under section 212(a)(4) of the Immigration and Nationality Act (INA)." Properly amended, the regulations governing the inadmissibility of aliens who are likely to become public charges would benefit not only taxpayers, but also disadvantaged workers in the United States.
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