Illegal immigration

TUCSON, Ariz. – Tucson Sector Border Patrol agents assigned to the Ajo Station arrested a large group of illegal aliens during a heatwave, some in distress, including a pregnant female, west of Lukeville, AZ Friday afternoon. Agents were alerted to the group’s location after receiving a call from the Sonora, Mexico’s 9-1-1 center relaying information from
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President Donald Trump spoke about illegal immigration, loopholes, and Congressional failure to act in this week’s Presidential Address. “Democrat-supported loopholes in our federal laws have enabled roughly half a million illegal immigrant family members and minors from Central America to be released into the United States since 2014, at unbelievably tremendous taxpayer expense,” Trump
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  by Hanna Bogorowski Maine’s Democratic nominee for U.S. Senate was arrested outside a detention center in Texas on Friday morning for refusing to leave the premises after being told he was not allowed in. The nominee, Zak Ringelstein, announced Wednesday that he was traveling to McAllen, Texas, to deliver personal items, including toys, books
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A large contingent in Congress and almost the whole of American media has gotten the whole illegal alien family separation mess wrong from the get-go and it’s a miscalculation that will likely cost Democrats and moderate Republicans in the 2018 midterm elections. Time’s most recent cover is an excellent example of the rush-to-judge, hypocritical, mouth-breathing attitude
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  by Will Racke A majority of likely voters think illegal immigrant parents are more to blame for the latest immigration crisis than the Trump administration, according to a Rasmussen poll released Thursday. When migrant families are caught illegally crossing the southwest border and subsequently separated for criminal prosecution, 54 percent of American voters
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  by Chris White The Department of Defense plans on holding about 20,000 migrant children on military bases across the country as the Trump administration ramps up border enforcement, The Washington Post reported Thursday. Pentagon officials notified lawmakers on Wednesday night that officials at the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) asked whether beds could
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  by Will Racke The Pentagon is supporting the Justice Department’s “zero-tolerance” policy against illegal border crossings by sending military lawyers to the border to help prosecute cases of unlawful entry, according to Trump administration officials. At least 21 lawyers will be detailed to Arizona, Texas and New Mexico to help with the increased caseload
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President Donald Trump signed an executive order Wednesday that seeks to end the separation of suspected illegal alien adults from their children while maintaining the administration’s zero-tolerance policy on illegal immigration. The Executive Order Affording Congress an Opportunity to Address Family Separation attempts to end the necessity of separating suspected illegal aliens from their children by
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In 2015, the plaintiff class in Janet Reno v. Flores moved to enforce the Flores Consent Decree of 1997 after the government asserted in 2014 that the decree only required the removal of unaccompanied minors from detention facilities as quickly as possible. The court, in Flores v. Loretta Lynch, sided with the plaintiff and held that
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Very similar to a New York Post article written last week, The Washington Post published a pseudo-fact check on the Trump administration’s claims that child separation is due to a class action settlement and more recent court rulings. Both papers said the Trump administration was incorrect and both papers are dead wrong. The Post begins its article
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  by Dave Brooks The Trump administration’s decision to separate children from parents who illegally cross the border while seeking asylum is the correct response to a catch-and-release loophole that requires a legislative fix. Instead of using hyperbole, shaming and bad faith arguments to score political victories, Democrats should work with Republicans to solve this
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  by Will Racke Department of Homeland Security officials on Friday flatly denied a widely reported allegation that border authorities forcibly separated a breastfeeding baby from her mother while she was awaiting prosecution for entering the country illegally. “We do not separate babies from adults,” a DHS official told reporters during a background briefing.
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A Mexican national convicted of rape and a citizen of El Salvador convicted of Voluntary Manslaughter are among the 162 criminal aliens taken into custody earlier this week during a three-day enforcement operation conducted by U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) targeting at-large criminal aliens, illegal re-entrants and immigration fugitives, and aliens released back
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Rio Grande Valley Sector Border Patrol agents continue to work with local, state and federal partners to identify and disrupt stash house operations. On Sunday, June 10, Border Patrol agents, working in collaboration with the Homeland Security Investigations (HSI) and Mission Police Department, identified a suspected stash house operating out of a residence in Mission,
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U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) officials said they arrested 114 suspected criminal aliens Tuesday from an Ohio landscaping company. 200 federal officers were involved in the operation at two locations of Corso’s Flower & Garden Center. Charges including immigration crimes, identity theft, and tax evasion are expected to be filed against those arrested.
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President Donald Trump lambasted Senate Democrats who have held up his nominees and border security agenda under the illogical idea that they are “the resistance.” “They’ve blocked every effort to close deadly loopholes, to keep out vicious criminals, and to stop the flow of illegal immigrants and drugs,” Trump says in the address. “These
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Santa Clara, San Mateo, and Los Angeles are the top three California markets where residents are leaving More than half of those searching outside their county are looking to leave California; Nearly half are looking at more affordable counties in state San Diego, San Francisco and Marin counties are generating the most out of
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Federal officers with U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement’s (ICE) Enforcement and Removal Operations (ERO) arrested 156 criminal aliens and immigration violators in the Chicago metropolitan area during a six-day enforcement action, which ended Thursday. During this operation, ERO deportation officers made arrests in the following 37 communities:  Addison, Arlington Heights, Aurora, Bartlett, Berkley, Berwyn,
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