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Pelosi To Cave On Border Funding Battle, Will Allow Senate Bill On The Floor

Faced with immense pressure from members of her own party, House Speaker Nancy Pelosi will allow the Senate’s bipartisan border funding bill to be put on the floor for a vote. Instead of demanding more negotiations with the upper chamber of Congress and the White House, Pelosi will agree to let the Senate’s version of the border funding bill be ...

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Report: Trump Insiders Want DHS Chief To Step Down

Several Trump administration officials and other immigration-hawks outside the White House are pushing to remove Acting Homeland Security Secretary Kevin McAleenan amid accusations of disloyalty. Immigration hardliners within President Donald Trump’s orbit want McAleenan ousted, according to several people within the administration and former officials within the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) who spoke with Politico. McAleenan, who only began ...

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Immigration Shakeup: CBP And ICE Appointed New Chiefs On Same Day

Customs and Border Protection (CBP) and Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) will both be getting new leaders, marking the latest shakeup within the immigration agencies. Mark Morgan, the acting director of ICE, will soon be leading CBP, according to a Tuesday New York Times report. Deputy ICE Director Matthew Albence is expected to take over Morgan’s position atop the agency. The ...

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Customs And Border Protection Chief To Step Down

Customs and Border Protection (CBP) Acting Commissioner John Sanders will be resigning from his position in the coming days. Sanders will be officially leaving his position atop CBP on July 5, the agency confirmed to the Daily Caller News Foundation on Tuesday. News of the acting commissioner’s imminent departure was first reported by the New York Times and CNN. “Although ...

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‘Put The Public At Risk’: Border Union President Blasts DHS Chief After ICE Leaks

National Border Patrol Council President Brandon Judd lambasted the acting director of Homeland Security amid reports that he leaked sensitive information, accusing him of being an “anti-Trump” official opposed to the president’s immigration agenda. “Mr. McAleenan is responsible for the largest immigration crisis the United States has ever seen. His job performance has been completely unacceptable,” Judd said in a ...

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Report: Trump’s Asylum Program With Mexico Is Adding Two Additional Cities

The Remain in Mexico program will reportedly add two more Mexican border towns, the latest sign that Mexico is doing more to mitigate illegal immigration into the U.S. U.S. asylum seekers will soon be able to stay in two additional Mexican border cities as they wait for their claims to be adjudicated in the American immigration court system, according to ...

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Officials Accuse DHS Chief Of Personally Sabotaging Trump’s Planned ICE Raids

Administration officials are accusing Homeland Security Acting Director Kevin McAleenan of sabotaging Immigration and Customs Enforcement’s (ICE) deportation raids by leaking key details of the plan. President Donald Trump on Saturday abruptly announced that he would delay plans for Sunday raids targeting around 2,000 illegal immigrants across the country. The president claimed the two-week hiatus would give the White House time ...

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Tom Cotton Fires Back At Chuck Schumer: ‘Democrats Have A Radical, Open-Borders Position’

Arkansas Republican Sen. Tom Cotton had a response of his own after Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer accused the president of threatening to “tear families apart” with his upcoming illegal immigration raids. “When things aren’t going well, [President Donald Trump] plays to his base. Instead of putting forth solutions to fix our broken immigration system, instead of pursuing criminals, he threatens ...

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Trump Administration Plans To Arrest Over 2,000 Illegals On Sunday

The chief of Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) announced that his agency expects to arrest more than 2,000 illegal immigrants on Sunday, the first day of a massive operation by the Trump administration. ICE Acting Director Mark Morgan told ABC on Friday that his agency is preparing to arrest over 2,040 undocumented family members who have ignored deportation orders. While ...

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Obama-Appointed Judge Blocks ICE From Arresting Illegal Immigrants At Courthouses

A Massachusetts federal judge appointed by former President Barack Obama ruled that Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) agents cannot make arrests at courthouses in the state, dealing a major blow to the agency. Judge Indira Talwani of the U.S. District Court for the District of Massachusetts ruled Thursday that ICE agents are barred from “civilly arresting parties, witnesses and others ...

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More Than 100,000 Illegal Migrants Have Escaped Border Patrol Agents in 2019, Provost Says

Border Patrol Chief Carla Provost spoke to Congress on Thursday about the immigration crisis, and how it’s keeping agents from apprehending migrants who cross the border illegally. “I have been forced to divert 40% to 60% of Border Patrol’s manpower away from the border as we process and care for nearly 435,000 family and children that have flooded across our ...

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Study: The US Is No Longer The Top Destination For Refugees

The United States is no longer the top destination for the world’s refugees, falling from its number one position for the first time in nearly 40 years. In what appears to be an historical turnaround, Canada surpassed the U.S. in the number of refugees it accepted into its country in 2018, according to a newly released study from the Pew ...

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‘We Have No Other Choice’: ICE Chief Makes Case For Mass Deportation Of Illegal Migrants

Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) Acting Director Mark Morgan made the case for why his agency must embark on massive, nationwide apprehensions of migrants living illegally in the country. “In my opinion, this is the worst crisis, actually, that we’ve really seen in modern history with respect to the illegal immigration along our southwest border, simply because of the demographics,” ...

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Ilhan Omar Claims ‘Alien’ Is Offensive Word Used By Trump To Abuse Immigrants

In a series of tweets, Minnesota Democratic Rep. Ilhan Omar claimed no individual is an “alien,” and that the word is used by President Donald Trump to justify human rights abuses. “No one is an ‘alien.’ This is family separation on a massive scale,” Omar tweeted on Tuesday. “Dehumanizing immigrants and tearing apart families will not make us any stronger. ...

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Mexico Braces For Sudden Influx Of Illegal Immigrants Under Trump Deal |

Mexico Braces For Sudden Influx Of Illegal Immigrants Under Trump Deal Jason Hopkins on June 18, 2019 Mexican government officials are bracing to accept more illegal migrants than they likely can handle in order to meet their end of a deal with the Trump administration. As many as 70,000 illegal immigrants in the U.S. are expected to be sent to ...

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