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The Department of Justice is sending 35 more prosecutors and 18 immigration judges to quickly process illegal immigrants and asylum claims at the border, Attorney General Jeff Sessions said Wednesday. “We are not going to let this country be overwhelmed,” Sessions told reporters at the Main DOJ building in Washington, DC. He added: People are
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The seven-state coalition that filed a lawsuit against the federal government to stop the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program created by President Barack Obama is asking the judge to issue a nationwide preliminary injunction. “Last September, President Trump agreed to phase out DACA by March 5 after Attorney General Paxton led a 10-state
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Photo: Getty Images David McNew by John Binder1 May 2018Washington, D.C.0 1 May, 20181 May, 2018 BuzzFeed News published ineligible claims for asylum made by partially identified asylum-seekers in the migrant caravan at the California border, say immigration experts. BuzzFeed News’ immigration reporter Adolfo Flores and photographer Kate Bubacz published the article on Monday showing a photo
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Photo: David McNew/Getty Images by Neil Munro29 Apr 20180 29 Apr, 201829 Apr, 2018 United States border officers are limiting asylum applications from the Honduran migrant caravan to a few dozen people per day, so helping avoid a rush of migrants that would trigger “catch and release” policies.   Full statement from CBP: we have
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Bill Ingalls / NASA / Getty by Joel B. Pollak29 Apr 20180 29 Apr, 201829 Apr, 2018 President Donald Trump attacked California Governor Jerry Brown in a speech Saturday in Macob County, Michigan, mocking him with the nickname “Moonbeam” and criticizing his state’s “sanctuary” policies. .@realDonaldTrump taunts California’s @JerryBrownGov in Michigan speech: “Moonbeam!” @CSPAN https://t.co/IqBOr98RBW
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NUEVO LAREDO, Tamaulipas — A series of raids by Mexican military forces in the downtown area of Nuevo Laredo uncovered a cache of military-grade weapons. Those weapons include rocket launchers, grenades, dynamite sticks, machine guns, rifles, and several cloned Mexican infantrymen uniforms and vest. The raids began this week when soldiers of the Mexican Army
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Texas Governor Greg Abbott told members of the state’s National Guard that their presence will strengthen border security and make a meaningful difference. The governor ordered 1,400 Texas National Guardsmen to the border in response to President Donald Trumps call for additional security measures. “The security of our southern border is a top priority, and Texas
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Border Patrol agents in the Rio Grande Valley Sector reported the arrests of numerous previously deported criminal aliens. Those arrested after illegally crossing the border included convicted rapists, child molesters, and an MS-13 member. One has an outstanding warrant in Harris County, Texas (Houston). The arrests occurred in six separate incidents along the Texas border
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A new fencing project underway by the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) at the United States-Mexico border is being touted by President Trump’s administration as his border “wall.” The barrier going up in the Santa Teresa, New Mexico, is similar to that of the fencing that was constructed in Sunland Park, New Mexico, under former President
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Gregory Bull/AP by Ken Klukowski7 Apr 2018Washington, DC0 7 Apr, 20187 Apr, 2018 WASHINGTON, DC – Defense Secretary James Mattis and Homeland Security Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen announced in a joint statement on Friday that the first 500 troops are moving to the U.S.-Mexican border after Attorney General Jeff Sessions declared “zero tolerance” for illegal crossings,
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Associated Press by Michelle Moons6 Apr 2018Washington, DC0 6 Apr, 20186 Apr, 2018 White House press secretary Sarah Sanders told reporters on Friday that the approximately 4,000 U.S. National Guard members the Trump administration seeks to send to the border is just “a good start.” “It’s going to be as many as it takes,” Sanders
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Attorney General Jeff Sessions announced Friday that federal prosecutors are being instructed to prosecute all illegal entry cases, amid the rise in illegal border crossings through the Southwest border. The memo for Sessions’ office calls on U.S. attorneys on the Southwest Border to adopt a ‘zero-tolerance’ policy to prosecute every alleged border jumpers sent to them
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The number of illegal immigrants arrested along the southwest border with Mexico and declared inadmissible jumped 200 percent in March when compared to the previous year. Border Patrol agents arrested nearly 38,000 migrants in the month of March, an increase of more than 10,000 in a single month. U.S. Customs and Border Protection officials released
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Tuesday on Fox News Channel’s “Tucker Carlson Tonight,” host Tucker Carlson slammed the Mexican government and explained why Americans have every reason to be skeptical of claims made by that government. According to Carlson, the Mexican government’s action made that nation a “hostile power” threatening the United States. Republicans in Congress refusing to fund all
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