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CBP Chief Said Democratic Rhetoric Fueled Attempted Terrorist Attack On ICE Facility

Customs and Border Protection Acting Commissioner Mark Morgan placed blame on Democratic rhetoric for an attempted terrorist attack on an immigration detention center. “Why is this happening? We know why it’s happening. The rhetoric that’s out there from our own elected leaders,” the CBP chief said Monday on Fox News. “They are attacking the men and women of ICE. They ...

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ICE Released List Of Illegal Immigrants Accused Of Crimes After Local Police Ignored Detainers

Ice Officer

Immigration and Customs Enforcement is releasing quarterly reports of illegal immigrants accused of crimes in an effort to highlight the dangers posed by “sanctuary city” policies after local police denied retainer requests. ICE released its first “Declined Detainer Report,” a comprehensive list of illegal aliens who were accused of criminal actions after local jails refused to honor ICE detainers and ...

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Focus Group Suggests Trump Has Edge On Key Immigration Issues

A focus group of swing voters voiced agreement with some of President Donald Trump’s key immigration positions and mimicked his “America First” brand. “Why would you want to give [health care] to another person from a different country for free?” said Larry S., one of a handful of swing voters who spoke about pressing political issues to an Engagious/FPG focus ...

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ICE Acting Director Rips Sanctuary City Mayors For Helping Illegal Aliens Avoid Arrest

Acting Immigration and Customs Enforcement Director Matthew Albence took a swipe at U.S. mayors who announced their opposition to planned immigration raids. “The entire public is safer when law enforcement works together,” Albence said Sunday on Fox News, reacting to several mayors across the country who declared they would not be helping federal immigration authorities locate and apprehend illegal aliens ...

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Ocasio-Cortez Stands By Toilet Water Claims

New York Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez reiterated her claim Friday that migrant detainees told her they were instructed to drink water out of toilets. “When these women tell me that they were put into a cell and that their sink was not working — and we tested the sink ourselves and the sink was not working — and they were told ...

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‘Helping People Avoid Justice’: Border Patrol Reacts To Clinton’s Advice To Illegal Aliens

Hillary Clinton shrug

National Border Patrol Council President Brandon Judd blasted Hillary Clinton for publicly coaching illegal immigrants how to avoid apprehension from Immigration and Customs Enforcement agents. “I’m amazed that somebody that ran for president of the United States — that was willing to promise to uphold the laws of the United States, the Constitution of the United States — is now ...

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Trump Administration Preparing To Arrest Illegal Immigrants In Nationwide Raids

Illegal aliens arrested

The White House is picking back up plans to apprehend and deport thousands of illegal immigrants who have ignored court orders to leave the country. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) on Sunday will launch raids across major U.S. cities, according to Homeland Security officials who spoke with the New York Times and NBC News. The Sunday raids will target roughly ...

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US Lawmaker Calls For Puerto Rico Governor To Resign Amid FBI Arrests 

The chairman of the House committee that oversees Puerto Rico called on the territory’s governor to step down after the FBI arrested two of his former officials on corruption charges Wednesday. “We’ve crossed that crucible now,” Democratic Rep. Raul M. Grijalva of Arizona, chair of the House Natural Resource Committee, said Wednesday to The Washington Post. “The restoration of accountability is ...

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California Governor Signs Illegal Immigrant Health Care Bill Into Law

California Democratic Gov. Gavin Newsom officially made his state the first in the U.S. to offer government health care benefits to adult-aged illegal immigrants. Newsome signed SB-104 into law Tuesday, cementing it into the state’s 2020 budget. The legislation extends taxpayer-funded health care to low-income adults aged 19 to 25, regardless if they are living in the country illegally or ...

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Julian Castro Takes His Border Decriminalization Proposal A Step Further

Democratic presidential candidate Julian Castro is doubling down on his position of border decriminalization by calling for the repeal of the law that makes it a felony to illegally enter the U.S. more than once. Castro, like other Democratic presidential contenders, has long wanted unauthorized entry into the country to be decriminalized. Under current law, it’s a misdemeanor the first time any ...

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DHS Wants An Additional 1,000 National Guard Troops On The Border

The Department of Homeland Security has asked the Pentagon for an additional 1,000 Texas National Guard troops to help operations along the U.S. southern border. “[The Department of Defense] has received a request for assistance from the Department of Homeland Security to authorize the Texas National Guard to support [Customs and Border Protection’s] effort to secure the southern land border ...

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ICE ‘Ready’ To Apprehend And Deport One Million Illegal Immigrants

The acting director of U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) said the government is “ready” to identify, detain, and deport the illegal immigrants who have ignored court orders to leave the country. “They’re ready to just perform their mission, which is to go and find and detain and then deport the approximately one million people who have final removal orders,” ...

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