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Federal Unemployment Compensation Extensions

Cost of Federal Unemployment Compensation Extensions (CBO):
FY2007 37 FY2008 47 FY2009 120 FY2010 162 FY2011 126 FY2012 96 FY2013 72 = $660 Billion http://bit.ly/dRYmbm

Meanwhile, eight million illegal immigrants, including visa overstays, are working in, non-agriculture, American jobs, by using false, or stolen SS numbers. Only 7% of the over 7 million employers are using E-Verify. E-Verify has a 99.71% accuracy rate (per recent Congressional testimony) ... only 0.043% of employers (3,000) were audited for I-9 compliance in 2012. With each passing day, more illegal immigrants are on the way, taking our work. Using SS mismatches, DHS knows where these illegal immigrants are working. Enforce our existing laws against illegal immigration.

If Congress actually cared about unemployed American workers, they would mandate and enforce E-Verify http://forumsforjustice.com/forums/s...28&postcount=1

HELP protect American jobs; Stop the increasing invasion by illegal immigrants http://bit.ly/15q9Axg ENFORCE E-VERIFY NOW

Are your local employers using E-Verify? E-Verify Employers Search Tool
http://1.usa.gov/1mNR5Nq this tool enables you to find out which employers do use E-Verify, to help determine which ones don't ... and need to ... let's reclaim the jobs for family, friends, acquaintances, the unemployed Americans.

NC halts unemployment extension. Unemployment plummets. http://pic.twitter.com/HxztP6RSLi

Reid @SenatorReid refusing to allow amendment which would stop illegals from continuing to defraud U.S. Taxpayers http://bit.ly/1gfmQc1

No FEDERAL Unemployment Compensation Extension until E-Verify is MANDATED and ENFORCED http://bit.ly/17NvNca

Studies have shown that most people on unemployment generally do not seriously consider looking for work until just before their unemployment runs out, how ever long that may be .....

In 2007, Sweden reformed its unemployment insurance system. The government provides 60 weeks of benefits, but on a sliding scale. The longer someone is unemployed, the less they receive in assistance. This system provides a powerful incentive to find work. It is perhaps telling that, in 2013, we are in such a state that American lawmakers should look to Sweden for economic reforms.
http://people.su.se/~annla/pub/Earne...dits130218.pdf

Charts: The Worst Long-Term Unemployment Crisis Since the Depression http://m.motherjones.com/politics/20...cession-charts

White House: Obama won't insist on jobless aid in budget deal http://thehill.com/blogs/on-the-mone...in-budget-deal

Obama to Congress: Extend jobless aid http://thehill.com/blogs/blog-briefi...bless-benefits

The Federal Unemployment Compensation Extension program was first signed into law in June 2008 by President George W. Bush, when the unemployment rate was 5.6% and the average (state?) duration of jobless insurance was 17.1 weeks.

The unemployment rate climbed to more than 10% at the height of the Great Recession in 2009, and the government extended the federal benefits to jobless Americans whose state unemployment insurance had run out. However, thanks to a weak recovery, those benefits have been either extended or expanded 11 times, most recently on Jan. 2 (Congress lengthened the deadline to file for benefits in February, but lawmakers also restructured the program at the time. The maximum number of weeks the jobless can collect unemployment benefits was reduced to 73 weeks (state and federal combined). Today, the unemployment rate is at 7.0%, and the average duration of the benefits is an extra 36.1 weeks. http://cnnmon.ie/18JJrjI

Federal unemployment insurance benefits kick in after a person's state benefits run out and range between 14 to 47 weeks, depending on the state a person lives in.
Unemployment Benefits Comparison by State http://bit.ly/bZmGcc