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Mike's Memo Week of August 13, 2018

    View this email in a browser Welcome to"Mike's Memo," an update on what's happening in the 48th Senatorial District and the State ...

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Barletta Speaks with Pennsylvania Manufacturers and Employers

WASHINGTON – Today, Congressman Lou Barletta (PA-11) addressed members of the Northeast Pennsylvania Manufacturers and Employers Association, an organization with 345 ...

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Chicago Activists Demand the Resignation of Mayor Rahm Emanuel

                  Patriotic Viral News Let’s get this straight. The left wants to get rid of Trump for saying mean things. Even while ...

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'He's Closed 50 Schools': Fmr Dem Activist Tells Chicago Mayor to Resign After Bloody Weekend

MADISON DIBBLE | IJR Fox Business/YouTube/Joshua Lott/Getty Images After a bloody weekend in Chicago, the Rev. Ira Acree called for Mayor Rahm Emanuel to step down ...

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1,700 Shootings in Chicago Since January -- 318 People Killed

By Michael W. Chapman | cnsnews (YouTube) Over the weekend, 74 people were shot in Chicago and 11 died, and since January 1, 2018, there ...

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‘MURDER CAPITAL OF USA’ IN SEARCH OF ‘VALUES’

 GARY DEMAR /Godfather Politics Chicago is a perpetual crime scene. There are more Americans killed in the city of Chicago than ...

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CHIRAQ’S MAYOR RESORTS TO PLEADING WITH GANGS FOR “ATTITUDE” ADJUSTMENT

ANDREW WEST/keepandbear For well over a generation now, Chicagoans have come of age in a near-lawless hellscape of gang violence and ...

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CHICAGOAN’S ARE SICK OF MAYOR – MAKE A DESPERATE PLEA TO TRUMP FOR HELP [VIDEO]

DAPHNE MOON /patriotchronicles According to the residents of crime-ridden Chicago, Democratic Mayor Rahm Emanuel is a crook and cares more about non-legal immigrants ...

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Epic Gun Control FAIL: Chicago Is A ‘War Zone’

So gang bangers don’t care about laws? You don’t say.  MAC SLAVO —freedomoutpost Over 60 people were shot in Chicago over the weekend, ...

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DEMOCRATIC ILLINOIS STATE REP. SLAMS CHICAGO POLICE FOR UNSOLVED CRIMES

Nick Givas | Media And Politics Reporter/dailycaller Democratic state Rep. La Shawn K. Ford criticized Chicago police on “Fox & Friends” ...

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Chain Migration Visa Approvals Fall By 70 Percent Under Trump

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Will Racke /Daily Caller

President Donald Trump’s calls to limit chain migration have yet to gain widespread traction in Congress, but his administration’s tougher approach to immigration screening appears to be having an effect on the approval of family visa petitions.

In the last three quarters of fiscal year 2017 — a period that spans Jan. 1, 2017 to Sept. 30, 2017 — approvals for extended family visas fell by 70 percent from same period in the previous fiscal year.

Immigration authorities approved about 32,500 visa petitions for non-immediate relatives over the first nine months of 2017, according to recently released U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) data. That’s compared to just over 108,000 during the same timeframe in 2016.

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