Border and Immigration News

Posted by: R. Mitchell in Customs, Border and Immigration News, In The News, Syndicated Posts October 19, 2019 Topics in this post: Drugs methamphetamine PHARR, Texas—U.S. Customs and Border Protection, Office of Field Operations (OFO) at the Pharr International Bridge cargo facility discovered $1,800,000 worth of methamphetamine in a commercial truck arriving from Mexico.
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NEW YORK – Officers from U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement’s (ICE) Enforcement and Removal Operations (ERO) arrested more than 80 during a 5-day period, ending Sep. 25, in New York City, the Hudson Valley and Long Island. During the enforcement effort, ERO arrested 82 individuals for violating U.S. immigration laws. Of those arrested, more than
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The Salvadoran government is deploying hundreds of police, soldiers, and agents across its border, fulfilling a long-sought request by the Trump administration to better police its boundaries. El Salvador’s Justice and Public Safety Minister Rogelio Rivas announced Thursday that 800 police and soldiers, and another 300 immigration agents, will be stationed on its border with
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SAN DIEGO—Customs and Border Protection Acting Commissioner Mark A. Morgan highlighted successes along the southwest border on Monday.  San Diego Sector  (SDC) Chief Patrol Agent Douglas Harrison was pleased to announce local statistics on Thursday.   CBP Commissioner Morgan attributed successes to some of the Administration’s policies that included the agreement signed by U.S. and
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Federal prosecutors on Tuesday accused the California state court system of providing “sanctuary” to the illegal alien who fatally shot Kate Steinle in San Francisco in 2015. David Anderson, the U.S. attorney in San Francisco, issued the scathing statement in response to a California appeal’s court decision on Friday to overturn a gun possession conviction
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Emilio Carrasco-Hernandez was arrested in Montgomery County, Maryland for allegedly raping a minor, making him at least the seventh illegal alien to be recently arrested for sex crimes in the sanctuary county. Carrasco-Hernandez, a 37-year-old Honduran national, was arrested by local authorities for allegedly raping a 15-year-old girl, according to a police report first obtained
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Democratic Arizona Sen. Kyrsten Sinema is aiming to implement a pilot program at the U.S.-Mexico border that would speed up the screening process and remove migrant families that don’t have a legal asylum claim. Sinema joined eight other senators in signing a letter Wednesday evening to acting Homeland Security Secretary Kevin McAleenan, The Arizona Republic
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The City of Miami, illegal immigrant activists and churches throughout Florida filed a joint suit against Florida Republican Gov. Ron DeSantis Tuesday after he mandated law enforcement cooperate with ICE in June. The Southern Poverty Law Center has orchestrated the lawsuit with backing from several other groups such as the Florida Immigration Coalition, the Farmworker
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The Trump administration asked the Supreme Court for clearance to begin constructing 100 miles of fencing through drug-smuggling corridors along the U.S.–Mexico border. The request comes after U.S. District Judge Haywood Gilliam forbade the administration from using $2.5 billion in military funds for border wall construction. The 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals denied the administration’s
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A New York Times op-ed calls for the public shaming of U.S. government employees working in migrant detention facilities  “These agents’ actions should be publicized, particularly in their home communities,” writes Kate Cronin-Furman Cronin-Furman insists that she is not calling for the “doxxing” of government workers, but she describes a scenario where a border protection
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Administration officials are accusing Homeland Security Acting Director Kevin McAleenan of sabotaging Immigration and Customs Enforcement’s (ICE) deportation raids by leaking key details of the plan. President Donald Trump on Saturday abruptly announced that he would delay plans for Sunday raids targeting around 2,000 illegal immigrants across the country. The president claimed the two-week hiatus would
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House Democrats have agreed to bring President Donald Trump’s border supplemental request to the floor for a vote, according to a press release from Republican Texas Rep. Chip Roy Wednesday. Trump requested an emergency $4.5 billion border supplemental in May, which aims to help the humanitarian crisis at the border. The money would be
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ERIE, Pa. — On Wednesday, May 15, the United States Attorney’s Office for the Western District of Pennsylvania, announced that a resident of Erie, Pennsylvania man, has been sentenced in federal court for visa fraud and false statements, following an investigation by U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement’s (ICE) Homeland Security Investigations (HSI) Philadelphia investigation
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Get the CDN Morning News Blast Subscribe to our mailing list and get interesting stuff and updates to your email inbox. You have subscribed! There was an error processing your subscription. A directive from the White House is reportedly ordering asylum screeners to be more skeptical and confrontational with applicants, marking the administration’s latest attempt
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LARGO, Fla. – U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) announced today the creation of a new collaborative program intended for local law-enforcement that wish to honor immigration detainers but are prohibited due to state and local policies that limit cooperation with the agency. The Warrant Service Officer (WSO) program was launched during a signing ceremony
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Get the CDN Morning News Blast Subscribe to our mailing list and get interesting stuff and updates to your email inbox. You have subscribed! There was an error processing your subscription. The suggestion that the Trump administration release illegal aliens in sanctuary cities was the inspiration of Deputy White House Policy Coordinator May Davis. Broaching
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Get the CDN Morning News Blast Subscribe to our mailing list and get interesting stuff and updates to your email inbox. You have subscribed! There was an error processing your subscription. A newly released survey shows a dramatic increase in the percentage of Democrats who believe the situation at the U.S.-Mexico border constitutes a “crisis.”
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The Pentagon announced that it expects to send around 300 troops to the U.S.-Mexico border, breaking with the longstanding policy of avoiding troop-migrant contact. A spokesperson for Acting Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan, Charles Summers, said Friday that his boss is expected to green light the proposal shortly. However, the troops will not be allowed to
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Arlandria is a sanctuary neighborhood in a sanctuary city next to a sanctuary county in the Commonwealth of Virginia. Residents there are worried about a caravan of Prius–driving invaders that threaten to change the culture of the neighborhood. This concern requires some clarification. Rick McKee, The Augusta Chronicle, GA Arlandrians aren’t opposed to semi–literate
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