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El Salvador Deploys Hundreds of Police and Soldiers to Its Border as Immigration Crisis Lingers

The Salvadoran government is deploying hundreds of police, soldiers, and agents across its border, fulfilling a long-sought request by the Trump administration to better police its boundaries. El Salvador’s Justice and Public Safety Minister Rogelio Rivas announced Thursday that 800 police and soldiers, and another 300 immigration agents, will be stationed on its border with Guatemala, according to the Associated ...

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Michelle Malkin Prepares Protest Rally Against ‘Sanctuary’ Montgomery County

Michelle Malkin and other activists are set to meet at the steps of the Montgomery County Office Building on Friday to demand elected leaders drop its “sanctuary” executive order.  The “Promoting Community Trust Executive Order” prohibits local authorities from working with ICE agents, and largely protects those living in the county illegally from deportation.  The executive order has drawn national ...

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Trump Administration Expands ‘Remain In Mexico’ Program For Asylum Seekers 

The Department of Homeland Security has constructed two soft-sided tent facilities in Laredo and Brownsville, Texas, in order to temporarily process more asylum claims.  The facilities include “state-of-the-art” VTC equipment which allows judges from across the country to video conference in and hear asylum cases being filed at the southern border.  The camps are an expansion of the Trump administration’s ...

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‘Way Too Far To The Left’: Obama’s Homeland Security Secretary Skewers Democrats On Immigration

Former Homeland Security Secretary Jeh Johnson cautioned Democrats on pivoting too far to the left on immigration issues, warning that it could cost them in the 2020 election. “Look, most Americans want to be fair and treat in a humane way those who have migrated here who are desperate, who are fleeing really bad conditions… We want to take care of the Dreamers, but Americans also want ...

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9th Circuit Court Hands Trump Another Big Victory On Asylum Fight

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The 9th Circuit Court of Appeals handed President Donald Trump a major victory regarding his plan to prohibit most immigrants from applying for asylum at the U.S.-Mexico border. The San Francisco-based 9th Circuit late Tuesday night rolled back a decision made by a federal judge. U.S. District Judge Jon Tigar, appointed by President Obama, who had reinstated a nationwide ban ...

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Democratic Congresswoman: ‘Are There Socialists In the Democratic Party? You Bet’

A Florida lawmaker responded to a constituent’s concern about the rising influence of socialism among Democrats by confirming that there are, in fact, socialists abound in the Democratic Party. Florida Democratic Rep. Donna Shalala suggested during a town hall event in Miami that, while she is not a socialist herself, there are plenty of socialists within her party, according to ...

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Mexican Government Rebukes Trump Admin After It Asks Them To Do More On Immigration

Hours after Customs and Border Protection acting Commissioner Mark Morgan publicly called on Mexico to do more to stem the immigration crisis, a top Mexican official declared that his country will never become a “safe third country.” Mexican Foreign Minister Marcelo Ebrard, who has been involved in nearly all of the recent backroom negations between the White House and President ...

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Eighth Illegal Alien Has Been Charged With A Sexual Crime In Montgomery

A Nigerian national has been charged in Montgomery County, Maryland for rape, marking the eight illegal alien to be charged with rape or another sexual crime in the county since July 25. Oluwakayode Adebusuyi, a 26-year-old man from Nigeria, allegedly raped an intoxicated woman in her car, according to ABC 7 News. Federal Immigration authorities confirmed that Adebusuyi is an illegal ...

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Nearly 500 Illegal Aliens Have Been Released From North Carolina Jails, Despite ICE Detainers

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Detention centers across North Carolina have released hundreds of illegal aliens in their custody, defying detainer requests made by Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE). Local authorities in North Carolina have released over 500 undocumented immigrants in the past 10 months. A total of 489 detainers were ignored by the state law enforcement officials, according to data provided by ICE. The ...

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Trump Administration To Scrap Deadline On Work Permits For Asylum Seekers

Asylum seekers hoping to work in the U.S. may soon have to wait much longer to find out the fate of their applications if a government proposal is successfully implemented. The U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) announced a proposal Friday to eliminate the 30-day wait limit when determining whether to grant work authorization to asylum seekers living in the ...

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Hundreds Of Liberal Activists Protest Amazon’s Partnership With ICE

Around 300 people blocked rush-hour traffic on Thursday to protest Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE), resulting in a dozen arrests for trespassing on Amazon property. “Never Again Action: Jews Against ICE,” coordinated a massive demonstration in Boston, Massachusetts on Thursday to protest private companies cooperation with the federal agency tasked with carrying out deportation orders. The demonstrators began their march ...

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Judge Rules In Favor Of CAIR, Says Terrorism Watchlist Violates Constitutional Rights

The Council on American-Islamic Relations scored a big court victory on Thursday, with a federal judge ruling that the FBI’s terror watchlist violates the Constitution. Judge Anthony Trenga of the Eastern District of Virginia ruled in favor of 23 Muslim Americans who filed a lawsuit alleging that their inclusion on the Terrorist Screening Database violated their due process rights. Trenga, ...

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Trump Using $3.6 Billion In Military Funds To Build Border Wall

President Donald Trump is reportedly moving forward with his plan to redirect billions in military funds toward wall construction at the U.S.-Mexico border. The Trump administration is calling lawmakers whose districts will be affected, telling them that a plan to divert $3.6 billion from military construction projects to the southern border wall will be executed this week, according to House ...

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Trump Reverses Course, Will Allow Medical Deferments For Deportations |

The Trump administration announced it is backtracking on its decision to eliminate deportation deferments for those receiving life-saving treatment in the U.S. United States Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS), the agency under the Department of Homeland Security that manages legal immigration, announced Monday that it will “reopen non-military deferred action cases that were pending on August 7,” which notably include those ...

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