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House Democrats Investigating Stephen Miller Over DHS Firings

Three House Democratic chairmen are investigating the White House’s staff shakeup of the Department of Homeland Security, and they are demanding to know Stephen Miller’s possible involvement. “We are investigating President Trump’s recent unprecedented actions to remove much of the senior leadership of the Department of Homeland Security (DHS),” began a joint letter from Oversight and Reform Committee chairman Elijah ...

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Here’s How Jared Kushner Wants to Reform The US Immigration System

Jared Kushner has developed a comprehensive immigration proposal that consists of beefing up border security and shifting U.S. immigration to a more merit-based system. Kushner, President Donald Trump’s son-in-law and senior advisor, has formulated a two-pronged approach to immigration reform, and he hopes to present a legislative form of the plan to Trump within the next few days. The package ...

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Who Is Kushner’s New Immigration Adviser? Hawks Won’t Like Her

Jared Kushner’s new immigration adviser has hardliners worried that he will move to increase the number of legal immigrants allowed into the country. Kushner, President Donald Trump’s son-in-law and top adviser, has tapped former farm lobbyist Kristi Boswell to work with him as he formulates an immigration reform package. However, as a former lobbyist for the American Farm Bureau Federation ...

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US ‘Aggressively’ Building Trump’s Border Wall, DHS Chief Says

The acting Secretary of Homeland Security pushed back on the narrative that President Donald Trump’s border wall is not being built, pointing out that construction has actually been at an aggressive pace. “So normally for a federal project of this scope, from the time you get funded to starting, it’s over two years,” Kevin McAleenan said Tuesday on Fox News. ...

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Trump Speculates Mexican Troops Pulled Guns On American Soldiers To Protect Drug Smugglers |

President Donald Trump openly speculated that the Mexican troops who detained and disarmed American soldiers on the southern border were likely running cover for drug smugglers. Mexico’s Soldiers recently pulled guns on our National Guard Soldiers, probably as a diversionary tactic for drug smugglers on the Border. Better not happen again! We are now sending ARMED SOLDIERS to the Border. ...

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Acting DHS Chief: Family Separation ‘Not On The Table’

The acting head of the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) shot down the idea that the Trump administration would be re-introducing family separation of illegal migrants. “I think the president has been clear that family separation is not on the table and again this was a zero-tolerance prosecution initiative that was targeted at adults violating the law,” acting DHS chief ...

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Pentagon Reviewing US Military Rules After Soldiers Were Detained By Mexican Troops

A spokesman for the Pentagon says it’s reviewing the procedures that led to Mexican troops disarming and questioning two American soldiers at the U.S. southern border. “This is the first incident that we’re aware of that the two militaries came together,” a senior defense official with Northern Command (NORTHCOM) said to the Washington Examiner. The Pentagon’s investigation “will help us ...

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Pete Buttigieg Supports Pathway To Citizenship For All 11 Million Illegal Immigrants

Democratic presidential nominee Pete Buttigieg said he supports a “pathway to citizenship” for the roughly 11 million illegal immigrants living the United States. “There are over ten million people who are undocumented immigrants in this country who don’t fall into [the DACA] category and the reality is we can’t have comprehensive immigration reform that works unless it addresses the status ...

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Border Patrol Costs Exploding As More Migrant Families Reach The US

One Border Patrol sector expects to spend around four times as much on basic necessities as more illegal family units descend on the U.S.-Mexico border. $300,000 was spent on food, formula, diapers and basic medical care by Border Patrol’s Yuma Sector in fiscal year 2018, according to a report by the Washington Examiner. In an indication of how much more ...

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FBI Arrested Head Of Armed Militia Group That Patrolled The Border, Apprehended Illegals

The FBI arrested the leader of an armed militia group that has become infamous for patrolling the U.S.-Mexico border and apprehending illegal migrants until Border Patrol officers arrive. Larry Mitchell Hopkins was arrested on Saturday in Sunland Park, New Mexico, according to the FBI Albuquerque office. The 69-year-old, who is set to appear Monday in U.S. District Court, was charged ...

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Teenage Smuggler Arrested After Using Mom’s Credit Card To Order Lyft Ride For Illegal Migrants

A 17-year-old Texas man was arrested for smuggling two illegal immigrants, with the help of his mother’s credit card and sister’s Lyft app. Jose Vigil was going to be paid $250 per person to smuggle two illegal migrants past Border Patrol and local law enforcement on April 5, according to local reports. However, the Mission, Texas resident did not have ...

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Conservative Activist Speaks Out After Illegal Alien Uses False Accusation to Apply for Visa

Codias Brown was arrested for allegedly stalking a woman, but his phone location data later proved he was nowhere near the area of the alleged crime.  Brown’s legal team believes the woman’s attempts to obtain a U-visa are related to her making the now-dismissed accusation against him.  Brown, a longtime political activist and operative, is calling on the Trump administration ...

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Border Patrol Identifies Thousands of ‘Fraudulent Family’ Asylum Cases

Illegal aliens with children

More than 3,000 fraudulent family cases have been identified by U.S. Border Patrol in the past six months, demonstrating the lengths illegal migrants will take to abuse U.S. laws. “It’s very clear that the cartel and smugglers know the weaknesses in our laws. They know that family units and unaccompanied children will be released with no consequences for their illegal ...

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Border Apprehensions In 2019 Have Already Surpassed Last Year’s Total

Border Patrol agents, halfway through fiscal year 2019, have already apprehended more migrants nationwide than all of fiscal year 2018. Customs and Border Patrol (CBP) announced that 418,000 nationwide apprehensions have occurred this fiscal year to date. A total of 404,142 nationwide apprehensions took place in the entirety of fiscal year 2018, a CBP spokeswoman told The Daily Caller News ...

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Democrat Senator Bucks Party, Calls On Lawmakers To Better Secure The Border

Arizona Democratic Sen. Kyrsten Sinema on Wednesday echoed the White House in calling for immigration enforcement to be aided with additional resources and staff. Arizonans bear the brunt of Washington’s failure to address our broken immigration system. We must secure the border with a comprehensive, smart, bipartisan approach – we’re calling on @DHSgov to send additional resources and staff to AZ ...

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