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House Addresses Illegal Voting, New FAIR Analysis of Biden's Failure to Secure the Border Border, and more! | FAIR Take

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House Passes Resolution to Overturn Bill that Would Allow Illegal Aliens to Vote in D.C.

On Thursday, by a bipartisan vote of 260-162, the House passed H.J. Res. 24, a joint resolution from Rep. James Comer (R-KY) disapproving of the District of Columbia Council passing the Local Resident Voting Rights Amendment Act (D.C. Act 24-6400). Enacted in November 2022, the D.C. bill would allow foreign nationals, including illegal aliens, to vote in local elections. Forty-two House Democrats joined all of their Republican colleagues voting in favor of the resolution.

Joe Chatham | Read Here

Congressman Biggs Hosts Impeach Mayorkas Forum at a D.C. Think Tank

After introducing articles of impeachment against Secretary of Homeland Security Alejandro Mayorkas, Congressman Andy Biggs (R-AZ) hosted an Impeach Mayorkas Forum on February 8 at the Heritage Foundation. Six lawmakers and four expert witnesses helped lay out the case against Mayorkas, and FAIR urges the entire Republican conference to unite behind this effort. 

Will Riley | Read Here

The State of the Border: an Illustrated Analysis of Biden's Failure to Secure the Southwest Border

In this issue brief, FAIR takes an in-depth look at immigration enforcement data from President Biden’s first two years in office. The following figures paints a dire but unsurprising conclusion: weakening border enforcement while making illegal immigration easier has created a historic crisis by every measure examined.

FAIR Research | Read Here

Indiana Driver’s Licenses Bills Gain Momentum

Bills to grant driver's licenses to illegal aliens are gaining momentum in Indiana. In both legislative chambers, these bills have passed their initial committees of reference.  If Indiana does pass a driver's license bill for illegal aliens that is signed by Governor Eric Holcomb (R), it would be the first state completely controlled by Republicans to do so and would be complicit in the Biden administration's efforts to circumvent our nation's immigration laws.

Shari Rendall | Read Here

Chief Border Patrol Agents Testify on Crisis, Paint a Bleak Picture

On Tuesday the House Committee on Oversight and Accountability heard from two of the nine border patrol sector chiefs on the state of our Southwest Border. The hearing was a good first step to understanding what our border agents are facing and how they are handling the challenges.

Government Relations | Read Here

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