Border and Immigration News

President Donald Trump invited Democrats and Republicans to lunch Tuesday to negotiate a compromise that would secure the southern border and re-open the federal government, but, according to the White House, it was a one-sided affair. “As Senator Schumer and Speaker Pelosi refuse to negotiate, President Donald J. Trump and his team are working
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Posted by: R. Mitchell in Customs, Border and Immigration News, Featured News, In The News, Syndicated Posts January 12, 2019 Democrats and left-leaning media outlets have repeatedly stated that no new border wall has gone up during President Trump’s tenure, but a new video released Saturday demonstrably refutes their claims. Watch: Content created by Conservative Daily
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Democrats are calling for a ‘technological wall’ consisting of cell phone checks, sensors and drones, but retired ICE special agent Victor Avila says that while the technology is helpful “the border wall is very much needed.” Avila sat down with Tucker Carlson, host of “Tucker Carlson Tonight, on Fox News Channel Friday night. “The physical
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Newly elected Mexican President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador intends to curb immigration into the United States by economically developing his country’s northern states. Loprez Obrador — who entered office in the beginning of December with a leftist agenda — on Monday decreed lower rates for income and value-added taxes in over 40 municipalities that border
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Another Central American migrant caravan is reportedly forming, but its final destination is not the U.S.-Mexico border, according to immigration activists and Mexican media. As many as 15,000 people could travel in the migrant caravan scheduled to leave Honduras Jan. 15, according to reports cited by The San Diego Union-Tribune. “We assume that this
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The father of the Guatemalan child who died in a U.S. government holding facility on Christmas Day denied further medical treatment from U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CPB) agents after the child vomited following an initial examination from doctors, a spokesman from the Department of Homeland security said on a call to reporters Wednesday.
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Immigration advocates plan to fight the Trump administration’s new directive of requiring asylum seekers to wait in Mexico while their claims are processed. Speaking Thursday before a House Judiciary Committee hearing, Secretary of Homeland Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen revealed a sweeping new policy for migrants who claim asylum at the U.S.-Mexico border. Dubbed the “Remain in Mexico”
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TUCSON, Ariz. – A group of 306 Central Americans surrendered to Tucson Sector Border Patrol agents near the international border Wednesday night and Thursday morning. Large group apprehended in Arizona. On Wednesday, agents from the Ajo Border Patrol Station patrolling on the border 15 miles west of Lukeville found 242 migrants. On Thursday morning, agents
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Today the United States Government announced historic action to confront the illegal immigration crisis facing the United States. The Trump administration notified the Government of Mexico that the United States is invoking Section 235(b)(2)(c) of the Immigration and Nationality Act immediately. Individuals arriving in the United States from Mexico—illegally or without proper documentation—will be
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On Monday, December 17th, a U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) Enforcement and Removal Operations (ERO) ICE Air Operations (IAO) flight departed El Paso, Texas carrying 36 Cambodian nationals, of whom 34 are criminals, to their home country of Cambodia in accordance with their final orders of removal. Criminal convictions included two counts of murder,
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TUCSON, Ariz. – U.S. Customs and Border Protection officers at Arizona’s Port of Nogales arrested three people in separate failed attempts to smuggle cocaine, heroin and methamphetamine into the United States over the weekend. CBP officers at the Mariposa Crossing referred a 28-year-old legal, permanent U.S. resident from Mexico for further inspection of his Chrysler
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PHILADELPHIA — U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement’s (ICE) Enforcement and Removal Operations (ERO) officers removed a citizen of Taiwan who was sentenced after pleading guilty to one count of being an alien in possession of ammunition, following a Homeland Security Investigations Philadelphia, investigation with the assistance of the Upper Darby Police Department and the Delaware
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PHARR, Texas—U.S. Customs and Border Protection, Office of Field Operations (OFO) at the Pharr International Bridge accomplished a hefty narcotics seizure of methamphetamine, cocaine and heroin worth $6,998,000, discovered within a commercial shipment arriving from Mexico.   Packages containing 320 pounds of methamphetamine seized by CBP officers at Pharr International Bridge. “Once again, our
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JACKSONVILLE, Fla.— An Air and Marine Operations (AMO) P-3 Orion Long Range Tracker crew was conducting maritime patrols in the Eastern Pacific when they detected a surface target of interest on Dec. 2. The vessel was identified as a 35-foot long Ecuadorian style boat with three individuals onboard, which appeared to have engine trouble.
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BOSTON – Officers from U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement’s (ICE) Enforcement and Removal Operations (ERO) Boston arrested 58 people in enforcement activities during a 5-day period, ending Dec. 4, in the New England region. During the enforcement action, of the 58 individuals arrested by ICE’s ERO for violating U.S. immigration laws: 30 had prior felony
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