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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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In a speech on Tuesday to the American Law Institute, U.S. Attorney General William Barr criticized the ability of lower courts to impose nationwide injunctions against presidential decisions. What did he say? Barr spoke about the Trump administration’s attempt to undo the Obama-era Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program, which had granted protected status to
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Students at John Hopkins University, calling for the school to stop cooperating with Immigration and Customs Enforcement, have shut down the main administrative building on campus until their demands are met. This building houses the university’s financial aid offices, as well as those related to disability services and student visas. What’s the story? In early
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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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The Trump administration is reportedly considering restricting travel from countries whose citizens have a high rate of overstaying their visas while in the United States. Here’s what we know This potential move was first reported by the Wall Street Journal, and later confirmed by Politico, which spoke to an official from the Department of Homeland
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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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A plan to retaliate against the political foes of the president by busing illegal immigrants to ‘sanctuary cities’ was leaked by whistleblowers on Thursday, and Democrats are outraged. “The extent of this administration’s cynicism and cruelty cannot be overstated,” said Ashley Etienne, a spokeswoman for House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.). “Using human beings — including
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Former President Barack Obama gave a different take on the immigration debate than the ones that typically come out of the Democratic Party during a speech in Berlin, according to Newsweek. What’s he doing in Berlin? Obama was speaking during a town hall event for young leaders in Europe over the weekend. European countries are
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In this clip, BlazeTV host Ben Ferguson explained shocking new statistics that show migrant households in this country use nearly twice as much welfare as native-born American households, and he highlighted the $70,000 price tag that falls on the shoulders of every American taxpayer. According to the Center of Immigration Studies, “63 percent on non-citizen
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Senator Kirsten Gillibrand (D-N.Y.) outlined her plan for comprehensive immigration reform before an audience at a campaign stop on Tuesday and many might find it extreme. “So what will I do? I have a lot of ideas,” she told the audience in Davenport, Iowa, on Tuesday. “First, we need comprehensive immigration reform. If you are
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A new comic book educating young immigrant children on their legal rights will be available soon, thanks to the Sacramento Immigration Coalition. What are the details on this book? According to KTXL-TV, the comic book is launching to educate and protect families of illegal immigrants living in the United States who are concerned about being
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The Senate voted 59-41 to block President Donald Trump’s border-emergency declaration. A dozen Republicans joined all 47 Democrats to pass a resolution of disapproval of the declaration. The 12 GOP senators were: Lamar Alexander (Tenn.), Roy Blunt (Mo.), Susan Collins (Maine), Mike Lee (Utah), Jerry Moran (Kan.), Lisa Murkowski (Alaska), Rand Paul (Ky.), Rob Portman
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Rep. Dan Crenshaw (R-Texas) called out Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-N.Y.) for her “craziness” on accusing the Department of Immigration and Customs Enforcement of racism. Crenshaw was speaking to Martha MacCallum on Fox News about a tweet from Ocasio-Cortez criticizing Republicans over the reaction to statements from Rep. Ilhan Omar (D-Minn.). “Where was the concern last
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Democrats have taken the first steps in challenging the declaration of national emergency by President Donald Trump made Friday in order to circumvent Congress on the construction of the border wall. The Democrat-controlled House Judiciary Committee released a letter sent to the White House indicating that they have begun an investigation into the constitutionality of
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