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Democrats Introduce Bill Giving Coronavirus Relief To Illegal Aliens

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Several House Democrats introduced legislation that, if signed into law, would allow illegal aliens to obtain funds from the recently-passed coronavirus relief package. California Rep. Lou Correa, along with two other Democratic lawmakers, introduced the Leave No Taxpayer Behind Act on Friday. The legislation would amend the CARES Act — the $2 trillion stimulus package intended to help Americans suffering ...

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Trump Admin Deploying 500 Troops To Southern Border As Coronavirus Pandemic Continues

The Department of Defense approved a request to send more than 500 additional troops to the U.S.-Mexico border, with an official saying the move is meant to help manage the coronavirus pandemic. The Pentagon is deploying 540 military personnel to the U.S. southern border, a spokesman confirmed to the Daily Caller News Foundation on Tuesday. The border — which touts ...

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A Chinese Biologist Carrying Suspected SARS And MERS Samples Attempted To Enter The US

Customs and Border Protection (CBP) officials prevented a Chinese national from sneaking undeclared biological materials into the United States in late 2018, roughly one year before the COVID-19 pandemic broke out in the Chinese city of Wuhan. An unnamed Chinese biologist carrying suspected vials of Middle East Respiratory Syndrome (MERS) and Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome (SARS) arrived at the Detroit ...

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Coronavirus Impact: US Returning Illegal Aliens to Mexico Just 96 Minutes After Capture

Bolstered by new emergency measures brought on by the coronavirus pandemic, Border Patrol agents at the U.S.-Mexico border are able to return illegal crossers at an extremely fast rate. Aliens who unlawfully cross into the U.S. are currently being sent back to Mexico in an average of 96 minutes, according to government officials who spoke with the Washington Post. The ...

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Washington, DC: The Latest To Be Put Under Stay-At-Home Order

The mayor of Washington, D.C., joining a growing number of leaders across the country, issued a stay-at-home order for the entire city amid the coronavirus pandemic. Mayor Muriel Bowser on Monday afternoon issued a stay-at-home order for the District of Columbia, reinforcing a previous direction for residents to only leave their home for essential activities. The order came the same ...

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Trump Administration Includes Unaccompanied Minors In Border Closure Order

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Customs and Border Protection (CBP) confirmed that underage minors who unlawfully enter the U.S. without any parents or guardians are now subject to immediate deportation, the latest action in response to the coronavirus pandemic. The Trump administration, under orders from the Center for Disease Control (CDC), earlier this month declared that both the northern and southern borders would be sealed off ...

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Mexican President Sparks Outrage After Shaking Hands With El Chapo’s Mother

Mexican President Andrés Manuel López Obrador is attracting widespread criticism for visiting the hometown of one of the country’s most notorious drug lords and shaking hands with his mother. López Obrador — a populist leftist leader who has faced attacks by political opponents for his purportedly soft approach to drug crime — visited the town of Badiraguato, Sinaloa on Sunday to supervise ...

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The Coronavirus Stimulus Bill Is Intended To Save Small Business – But Will It Work?

Bring Small Business Back

President Donald Trump on Friday signed a relief package for Americans financially hurting under the coronavirus lockdown, including a stimulus package for small business owners.  The $2.2 trillion bill makes available $10 million for each small business, including $1 million that would be made immediately available.  These funds will go from the treasury to a cadre of local banks affiliated ...

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Judge Orders Release Of New Jersey ICE Detainees Amid Coronavirus Outbreak

A federal judge ordered ten aliens under Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) custody in New Jersey to be released, finding that their underlying health conditions make them vulnerable to the coronavirus. Judge Analisa Torres of the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York, an Obama appointee, on Thursday night ordered for the release of 10 ICE detainees ...

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Trump Admin Can’t Bar Sanctuary Cities From Receiving Law Enforcement Funding From Stimulus

The Senate’s emergency relief package includes hundreds of millions of dollars in law enforcement grants, but language in the bill specifically forbids the Trump administration from withholding these funds from sanctuary jurisdictions. Late Wednesday night, Senate lawmakers passed their $2 trillion stimulus bill aimed at reviving the U.S. economy and helping Americans make it through the current coronavirus pandemic. The ...

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More Than 700 People Died Overnight In Spain From Coronavirus

A total of 738 people in Spain have died from coronavirus-related illnesses in the past 24 hours, the largest increase in fatalities since the disease first entered the country. The number of COVID-19 deaths in Spain soared from 2,696 to 3,434 on Tuesday, according to country’s health ministry. Overall, Spain has registered a total of 47,610 people who have tested ...

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Trump Administration Declares Travel Ban On Northern, Southern Borders

The Trump administration on Friday announced a ban on all non-essential travel on the northern and southern borders, the latest response to stop the spread of the coronavirus. Acting Secretary of Homeland Security Chad Wolf, standing beside President Donald Trump and Secretary of State Mike Pompeo, declared that both the Mexican and Canadian borders would be shut down to all ...

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State Department Raises Travel Alert, Urges Americans To Avoid International Travel

The State Department issued a level-four travel advisory Thursday, urging Americans against all international travel and advising U.S. citizens living abroad to immediately return to the United States. In its most dramatic move amid the COVID-19 outbreak, the State Department issued a blanket level four — the highest level possible — warning against international travel. The decision came as the ...

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