Border crisis

House Democrats introduced “emergency” legislation last week to address the growing migrant crisis at the southern United States border. However, there was a glaring hole in the bill: it includes no funding for border security. While the bill includes nearly $1 billion for “processing facilities, food, water, sanitary items, blankets, medical services, and safe transportation”
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Mark Morgan, acting director of Immigration and Customs Enforcement, revealed Saturday that the ICE raids planned for Sunday morning were cancelled because of government leaks and the media’s subsequent reporting on key operation details. “The media got ahold of some operational specifics, and they reported it. It’s just egregious, and it puts the lives of
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Immigration and Customs Enforcement officials have quarantined more than 5,000 immigrant adults who were potentially exposed to contagious viral diseases at immigrant detention centers. Immigrant adults at 39 detention centers nationwide were ordered under quarantine after being exposed to mumps and chicken pox, CNN reported. The majority of the immigrants, 4,276, were exposed to mumps
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The Mexican military has deployed and is taking action against migrants after Mexican President Andrés Manuel López Obrador struck a deal with President Donald Trump to prevent the implementation of tariffs on Mexican imports. What are the details? The Mexican National Guard is targeting migrants just north of the Guatemalan-Mexican border, where migrants hitch a
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A new report substantiates warnings that the weak enforcement at the U.S.-Mexico border could make Americans vulnerable to groups like ISIS plotting terror attacks. The study from the International Center for the Study of Violent Extremism documents a plot intended to send a Canadian citizen with dual citizenship with Trinidad through smuggling routes from Mexico
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A federal judge issued a preliminary injunction Friday temporarily blocking the Trump administration’s plan to fund construction of border wall along the southern U.S.-Mexico border. U.S. District Court Judge Haywood Gilliam — who was appointed to the bench by former President Barack Obama — stopped President Donald Trump from using $1 billion in reallocated Department
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Pope Francis has donated $500,000 to assist migrants stranded at the United States-Mexico border and throughout Mexico, the Vatican announced Saturday. The news comes as media attention surrounding the border crisis wanes, likely due to the 2020 presidential election kicking into high gear. What are the details? The Vatican said funds will be distributed between
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Mexican authorities say a large group of migrants broke the locks on a gate at the Guatemalan-Mexican border on Friday, illegally entering the country in order to join a larger caravan of migrants making their way north to the United States. What are the details? Mexico’s National Immigration Institute announced that about 350 migrants broke
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Local San Diego news station KUSI-TV said Saturday it is standing by its report alleging CNN “declined to hear” from them — after CNN previously requested local perspective about the border crisis — because the news station provided CNN with a perspective that did not fit the mainstream media narrative. What happened? The Associated Press
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