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Acting Department of Homeland Security Secretary Kevin McAleenan submitted his resignation to the White House on Friday, after serving in the post since April. What are the details? President Donald Trump confirmed initial reports on McAleenan’s departure on Twitter, saying the outgoing official “has done an outstanding job as Acting Secretary of Homeland Security,” and
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On Saturday, a man armed with a rifle and Molotov cocktails or flares, according to reports, and angered by “”factually inaccurate portrayal” of the facility, according to the company operating the facility, attempted to set fire to an ICE detention center in Tacoma, Washington. In a subsequent confrontation with police, the Antifa activist was killed.
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Beto O’Rourke spoke in Wisconsin this weekend in his apparently still active campaign for the Democratic nomination for president. Talking to reporters, he outlined his plan to make sure that no one is criminally prosecuted for “being a human being.” As campaign promises go, that seems pretty easy to keep, broadly speaking. Watch the clip
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Vice President Mike Pence visited a border detention facility this week, along with members of the press, and he spoke with CNN about it at length in an interview afterward. But CNN didn’t air everything, Pence suggests, and instead manipulated what they showed in order to skew the report against the Trump administration and border
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Rep. Rashida Tlaib appeared on ABC’s ‘This Week’ on Sunday and faced a tough interview from Co-Anchor Martha Raddatz on the issue of the border and immigration. Tlaib not only quintupled (or more) down on her fellow upstart Dem Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez’s “concentration camps” rhetoric, but got noticeably agitated and flustered when faced with tough questions.
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While Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, and her friends in the media, are quintupling down on comparing American detention facilities to concentration camps, a survivor of the real concentration camps in Nazi Germany is livid, and speaking out. Ed Mosberg is 93 years old, and is one of the few people still alive who survived the Nazi camps.
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The Congressional Hispanic Caucus issued a scathing statement warning Democrats they passed a Republican bill for border funding while the media spotlight focused on conditions at migrant detention camps. “The passage of the Senate supplemental bill is a betrayal of our American values,” the statement read. “This bill — opposed by the Hispanic Caucus and
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Very white Democrat Beto O’Rourke had a rally in El Paso this weekend, spawning another round of the media’s latest favorite hobby: fawning over Beto O’Rourke. In the case of the Associated Press, it seems the exuberance overwhelmed reality, and ‘Beto’ was identified as a “native” Spanish-speaker in an article that was of course syndicated
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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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