Category Archives: Immigration

Pentagon OKs $3.6B Military Construction Funds to Build Wall

Defense Secretary Mark Esper has approved the use of $3.6 billion in funding from military construction projects to build 175 miles of President Donald Trump’s wall along the Mexican border.

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Rep. Collins: DHS Right to Block Dems From Border Centers

A DHS order to block Democratic staff members from the House Oversight Committee from visiting border facilities is merited because, during their last visit, they went in with plans to disrupt operations rather than to learn, Rep. Doug Collins said Thursday.

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US Has No Plans to Give Flu Shots to Migrants in Custody

Despite a push from experts to have migrants in custody vaccinated against the flu, Customs and Border Protection (CBP) has no plans to do so.

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Border Patrol Checking IDs in Florida Greyhound Bus Stations

U.S. Customs and Border Patrol agents have been seen at South Florida Greyhound bus stations asking riders for proof of legal status. Won’t be long, the left will be having a fit.

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House Republicans demand details on Dems’ mysterious trips to Mexico

Republicans on the House Oversight Committee are calling on their Democratic colleagues to provide more details about a series of trips taken to Mexico while staff were touring border detention facilities, amid reports that at least one Democrat has been involved in “coaching” migrants there on how to exploit U.S. immigration law.

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Trump administration boosts ability to deny green cards to immigrants using welfare programs

Monday the Trump Administration issued a long-awaited rule strengthening the ability of federal officials to deny green cards to immigrants deemed likely to rely on government aid.

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ICE raids on Mississippi food processing plants result in 680 arrests

Wednesday ICE said that its officers had raided seven food processing plants in Mississippi and detained approximately 680 “removable aliens” in what a federal prosecutor described as “the largest single-state immigration enforcement operation in our nation’s history.”

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California appeals court overturns sole conviction in Kate Steinle death

Friday a California appeals court overturned the lone conviction against an undocumented immigrant who shot and killed Kate Steinle on the San Francisco waterfront in 2015, a case that drew national attention and became a flashpoint in the debate over illegal immigration.

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Border Patrol releases drone footage showing miles of ‘new wall system’ being built

Drone footage released by the Border Patrol over the weekend shows miles of a “new border wall system” going up at a location in Arizona near where illegal immigrants were seen streaming into America years ago.

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Barr: Threats Against Family Members Not Basis for Asylum Claim

Monday President Donald Trump’s administration imposed another obstacle for asylum-seekers finding that being persecuted on the basis of threats against a family member is usually not enough to be granted asylum in the United States.

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