Real Immigration Reform Now

Illegal immigration costs North Carolina taxpayers $1.75 billion net annually. Read the full report click here to learn more about the impact of illegal immigration on NC.

The total cost of illegal immigration on all USA taxpayers is $115 billion net annually. Read the full report click here to learn more about the impact of illegal immigration on the USA.

NC Listen advocates these 4 basic immigration policies to combat illegal immigration and increasing legal immigration:

  1. Enforce Immigration Laws and Control Our Borders
  2. No More Amnesties
  3. Return to Lower, More Sensible Legal Immigration
  4. No additional “Guest Worker” Programs; Require E-Verify – Americans Need Jobs

You can learn more about these policy recommendations on our Policy Page.

President Biden and Democrats Plan Radical Changes to Immigration

Dear Immigration Activists and Concerned Citizens,

President Donald Trump did more to enforce our immigration laws and promote sensible legal immigration policies than any other President in the last 75 years.  Sadly, President Joe Biden, VP Kamala Harris, and the Democratic leadership in the US House and US Senate and to include our NC Governor Roy Cooper, are for immigration policies and statutes that will hurt their own citizens, especially hurting minority citizens.  In North Carolina, Governor Roy Cooper has behaved more in line with New York Mayor Bill de Blasio and New York Governor Andrew Cuomo as it relates to sanctuary cities and allowing non-citizens to vote.

See below for what Democratic President Joe Biden and VP candidate Kamala Harris and the Democratic leadership in the US House and US Senate are really promising to do to the USA, not for the USA, almost exclusively for partisan political reasons without concern for the negative effects to our nation and its citizens.

Democrats have promised open borders…….over 100 million foreigners, 33 million within driving distance of our southern border, have said they want to immigrate to the USA.  Reckless open border policies by the Democrats would destroy our schools and health care system.  Limited English proficient students (includes ESL) already cost taxpayers twice as much as the average cost for K-12 students.  Health care costs would also skyrocket.  And who is going to pay for all of this?  An open borders policy with a massive population surge is sheer lunacy, since there is no way we could do security checks and vet the tens of millions entering.   And even in great economic years the USA only creates 2.4 million jobs, and open borders will cause the most negative impact on the wages of our working poor citizens.  

2021 Immigration Legislation Must Have These Measures – take action Part 2

Immigration Activists and Concerned Citizens,

Critically Important
Part 2 is contacting your US House member from NC and take action……..

We must continue to press members of Congress to fully fund a wall/barriers on our southern border AND more immigration enforcement noted below.

Contact your US House member from North Carolina.

What to email (copy and paste)…..or say if you make a phone call:

Tell your US House member from North Carolina:
Immigration legislation must include the following measures:
· MUST FULLY FUND the southern border barriers/wall and end asylum loopholes
· MUST MANDATE E-Verify to deny jobs to illegal immigrants
· MUST End all Chain Migration of extended family
· MUST REDUCE current legal immigration of one million per year by a minimum of 50% (preferably no more than 250,000 per year) and make it more skill-based. Mass immigration today is hurting American workers, especially our low-skilled.
· MUST END the Visa Lottery and drastically reduce H-1B and H-2B work visas
· MUST STOP sanctuary cities
Citizens demand the above measures, NOT another amnesty for illegal immigrants.

If you email, copy and paste the above comments…..then use this email header: Immigration Legislation Must Have These Enforcement Measures

Who to contact: (call or email)
Contact your member of the U.S House. If you don’t know, copy and paste this link to your web browser: https://www.house.gov [once at that site, look at the upper right corner of the webpage and enter your Zip Code and then click GO]. You can easily find their contact info on the House member’s webpage.

Send your friends and associates a link to this NC LISTEN web page.

Thanks,
Ron Woodard
Director
NC LISTEN
(919) 460-8156

2021 Immigration Legislation Must Have These Measures – take action

Immigration Activists and Concerned Citizens,

Critically Important that you read below and take action……..

Press our two US Senators from North Carolina to do the following:

What to email (copy and paste)…..or say if you make a phone call:

Tell our two US Senators from North Carolina:
US Senate immigration legislation must include the following measures:
· MUST FULLY FUND the barriers/wall on our southern border and end asylum loopholes
· MUST MANDATE E-Verify to deny jobs to illegal immigrants
· MUST END all Chain Migration of extended family
· MUST REDUCE current legal immigration of one million per year by a minimum of 50% (preferably no more than 250,000 per year) and make it more skill-based. Mass immigration today is hurting American workers, especially our low-skilled.
· MUST END the Visa Lottery and drastically reduce H-1B and H-2B work visas
· MUST STOP sanctuary cities
Citizens demand the above measures, NOT another amnesty for illegal immigrants.

If you email, copy and paste the above comments…..then use this email header: Immigration Legislation Must Have These Enforcement Measures

Who to contact: (call or email)
U.S. Senator Richard Burr (800) 685-8916 at his Winston-Salem office or (202) 224-3154 at his Washington, DC office or email by copying and pasting this link to your web browser https://www.burr.senate.gov/contact/email
U.S. Senator Thom Tillis (704) 334-2448 at his Charlotte office or (202) 224-6342 at his Washington, DC office or email by copying and pasting this link to your web browser https://www.tillis.senate.gov/public/index.cfm/email-me

Send your friends and associates a link to this web page.

Thanks,
Ron Woodard
Director
NC LISTEN
(919) 460-8156

A Great 10 Point Plan On Immigration

Immigration Activists and Concerned Citizens,

Below was President Donald Trump’s 10 Point Original Plan On Immigration To Put America First.  Unfortunately, President Joe Biden’s immigration plans call for putting illegal immigrants first, the partisan  interests of the Democratic Party second, American workers third, along with enforcement of our immigration laws never.

PRESIDENT DONALD TRUMP’S ORIGINAL 10 POINT PLAN

1. Begin working on an impenetrable physical wall on the southern border.
2. End catch-and-release.
3. Move criminal aliens out of the USA in joint operations with local, state, and federal law enforcement. We will terminate the Obama administration’s deadly, non-enforcement policies that allow thousands of criminal aliens to freely roam our streets.
4. End sanctuary cities.
5. All immigration laws will be enforced – we will triple the number of ICE agents. Anyone who enters the U.S. illegally is subject to deportation. That is what it means to have laws and to have a country.
6. Suspend the issuance of visas to any place where adequate screening cannot occur, until proven and effective vetting mechanisms can be put into place.
7. Ensure that other countries take their people back when we order them deported.
8. Ensure that a biometric entry-exit visa tracking system is fully implemented at all land, air, and sea ports.
9. Turn off the jobs and benefits magnet. Many immigrants come to the U.S. illegally in search of jobs, even though federal law prohibits the employment of illegal immigrants.
10. Reform legal immigration to serve the best interests of America and its workers, keeping immigration levels within historic norms.

Regards,
Ron Woodard
Director
NC LISTEN
(919) 460-8156

U.S. Supreme Court Justices And Why They Matter

Immigration Activists and Concerned Citizens,

The Supreme Court of the United States (SCOTUS) has incredible powers, although many see it as just one of the three branches of our federal government. With the wrong Justices, the SCOTUS can literally rewrite our U.S. Constitution and take rights and protections away from citizens.  With additional very liberal Justices, given what is going on today, our nation would become unrecognizable and may never recover.

We watched the SCOTUS vote in a court case to require every citizen to purchase health care (nowhere in the U.S. Constitution), Obamacare, and then the SCOTUS proceeded in another court case to redefine a word, marriage, that had been understood without question since 1300. There are other concerns such as will a Jurist to the SCOTUS honestly interpret the law and be a strict constructionist or attempt to rewrite our Constitution.

Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg (nominated to the Supreme Court by Bill Clinton in 1993) earlier said we should use the laws of other nations to determine U.S. law. Also, Sharia law is creeping into our lower court system. Justice Elena Kagan (nominated to the Supreme Court by Barack Obama) has made similar comments as Ginsburg about international law having weight when interpreting our Constitution. The U.S. President also nominates numerous federal judges in lower courts.

President Joe Biden has not completely ruled out “packing the US Supreme Court” by adding justices beyond the current nine, as is being planned by the Democratic leadership in the US House and US Senate, in order to change the balance of the current SCOTUS.  A very liberal SCOTUS can change and even overrule earlier actions by the Legislative and Executive branches.  President Joe Biden has already tried to stop enforcement of our existing immigration laws, an unlawful act in and of itself, and is planning a massive amnesty for 15+ million mostly poor and low-skilled illegal immigrants and allowing them to vote and bring all of their relatives to the USA…….they will vote for more government spending and more benefits and ever more immigration.  Joe Biden has been caught saying he actually favors open borders.

Regards,
Ron Woodard
Director
NC LISTEN
(919) 460-8156

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