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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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Stacey Abrams Blames ‘Immature’ Media And ‘Incompetence’ During Her Failed Gubernatorial Run

Democrat Stacey Abrams cited “immature” media and their “incompetence” when discussing what happened during her failed bid for Georgia governor’s mansion. “I would attribute it less to racism and more to a very narrow and immature ability to navigate the story of my campaign,” Abrams said during an interview with The Root, an Afrocentric news outlet, when asked how the ...

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Democrats Turn Sights on Miller As Trump Mulls Stricter Immigration Action

A growing number of House Democrats are targeting White House senior adviser Stephen Miller and his influence on the Trump administration’s immigration agenda. “Steve Miller, who seems to be the boss of everybody on immigration, ought to come before Congress and explain some of these policies,” House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerrold Nadler said Sunday, according to The Washington Post. Nadler, ...

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McConnell Says It’s ‘Past Time’ To Reach Immigration Deal With Democrats

Mitch McConnell

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell said he’s prepared to sit down and work with Democrats on a bipartisan immigration compromise. “I think it’s way past time for us to have an adult bipartisan discussion about our immigration laws and see what we can agree to,” McConnell said to reporters Thursday, arguing that a solution can’t be reached without passing legislation. ...

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White House Mulled Dumping Illegal Border Crossers In Sanctuary Cities

The Trump administration reportedly pushed immigration authorities to dump illegal migrants in sanctuary cities as a retaliatory measure. On two different occasions, the White House approached Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) about the possibility of transporting detained illegal immigrants and releasing them into sanctuary cities, according to a report from the Washington Post. The idea — pitched by White House ...

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Stacey Abrams Under Investigation By State Ethics Commission

The Georgia state Ethics Commission will subpoena bank records from Stacey Abrams’ 2018 gubernatorial campaign and several other groups that raised money to help her candidacy. David Emadi, a former Douglas County prosector who became director of the state Ethics Commission on Monday, announced on Thursday that he will soon subpoena Abrams’ gubernatorial campaign, various political action committees and special ...

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