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Trump Administration To Reinstate Aid To Central American Countries That Signed Asylum Deals |

President Donald Trump announced that the White House will, once again, deliver aid to several Central American countries after their governments entered into asylum agreements with the U.S. “Guatemala, Honduras & El Salvador have all signed historic Asylum Cooperation Agreements and are working to end the scourge of human smuggling. To further accelerate this progress, the U.S. will shortly be ...

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Trump Vetoes Second Resolution To End Border Emergency Declaration 

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Presidential Donald Trump vetoed a Congressional attempt to overturn his border emergency declaration, marking the second time he has vetoed such a resolution. “In short, the situation on our southern border remains a national emergency, and our Armed Forces are still needed to help confront it,” the president explained in a veto message published Tuesday night, while the top-ranking Democratic presidential ...

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Illegal Alien Accused of Bashing Teen’s Head and Dismembering Body Was Released by Authorities Despite Detainer

A teenage boy’s dismembered body was found along a river in King County, Washington. Carlos Orlando Iraheta-Vega, an illegal alien and MS-13 gang member, has been arrested and charged for his involvement in the grizzly murder.  Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) pointed out that local authorities had ignored a detainer request lodged by their agents.   A teenager who was brutally ...

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Mexican National Guard Stopped, Turned Back Migrant Caravan Headed For US

Mexican authorities stopped a caravan of about 2,000 migrants heading north for the United States, the latest action by their government to crackdown on illegal immigration. In the southern Mexican town of Tapachula, a caravan of Central American, Caribbean, and African migrants embarked on foot for the U.S. on Saturday morning. After traveling for about 20 miles, however, they were greeted ...

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Clinton-Appointed Judge Strikes Down Emergency Funding For Border Wall

A Texas federal judge ruled that President Donald Trump’s emergency funding for a southern border wall to be unlawful, the latest roadblock in the administration’s attempt to build hundreds of miles of new border wall. Judge David Briones, who was appointed by President Bill Clinton to serve on the U.S. District Court for the Western District of Texas, ruled on Friday ...

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Judge Blocks Trump Admin Rule Requiring Immigrants to be Self-Sufficient to Get Green Cards

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A federal judge on Friday blocked a new Trump administration rule that requires that immigrants be able to support themselves in order to be eligible for a green card. New York federal Judge George Daniels on Friday issued a preliminary injunction against the Trump administration’s “public charge” rule, which takes into account a foreign national’s use of government benefits when ...

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Illegal Alien Allegedly Killed A Teenager After Getting Released Repeatedly From Custody In Sanctuary City

Carlos Daniel Carillo-Lopez, an illegal alien from Guatemala, allegedly participated in the gang murder of a teenager in a Washington state suburban town.  Before his arrest for murder, Carillo-Lopez was arrested on local charges numerous times, but every single detainer request lodged by ICE was ignored by authorities. Washinton Democratic Gov. Jay Inslee recently signed a bill into law that prohibits ...

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Kirstjen Nielsen Is Rejoining The Trump Administration

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Kirstjen Nielsen is rejoining the Trump administration after she stepped down as secretary of the Department of Homeland Security six months ago. The White House announced on Wednesday that President Donald Trump has appointed Nielsen to the National Infrastructure Advisory Council (NIAC). Members of the NIAC, which is an entity in the Homeland Security Department, advises the administration on how ...

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Trump Proclamation Bars Immigrants Who Cannot Afford Health Insurance

The Trump administration will require many future immigrant applicants to prove that they can afford health insurance, marking the White House’s latest move to restrict immigration from those who could become a financial burden on the government. President Donald Trump, invoking his executive authority, issued a proclamation Friday evening that will prohibit the entry of immigrants applying for visas unless they ...

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ACLU Sues To Make Trump Administration Pay Migrant Families Separated At Border

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The American Civil Liberties Union filed a lawsuit on Thursday, demanding the federal government pay damages to migrant families who were separated under the Trump administration’s “zero tolerance” policy. The lawsuit, which was filed in the U.S. District Court in Arizona, calls for punitive and compensatory damages from the Trump administration, according to court filings. The progressive organization also wants ...

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Suspension Lifted For Officer Who Reported An Illegal Alien To ICE

A police officer will be allowed to return to duty after being suspended for turning an illegal alien over to Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE). A Fairfax County, Virginia police officer will be allowed to return to work on Friday following an update from the Fairfax County Police Department’s internal affairs division,  according to a news release by the department on ...

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The Trump Administration Will Expand DNA Collection Of Migrants

The Trump administration is moving forward with its plan to dramatically expand its DNA testing of illegal migrants at the southern border, a move intended to help control the immigration crisis. Border Patrol agents will soon have the ability to collect DNA samples of migrants apprehended at the U.S.-Mexico border, according to an announcement by the Department of Homeland Security ...

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‘It’s Disgusting’: Former ICE Chief Reacts To Cop’s Suspension For Reporting Illegal Alien

A Fairfax County Police officer was suspended for turning an illegal alien over to federal immigration authorities, renewing debate over how police should cooperate with ICE.  Former ICE acting Director Tom Homan said the suspension was “disgusting,” and noted that ICE has worked to keep criminals off the streets of Fairfax County.  The Fraternal Order of Police also blasted the ...

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CBP Issues Contracts to Build Up To 65 Miles Of Border Wall

The U.S. government awarded three contracts to two different construction companies to build roughly 65 miles of new physical barriers along the Texas-Mexico border. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) and the Army Corps of Engineers doled out three contracts to build new wall along the Rio Grande Valley region. The physical barriers — which will include an 18-30 foot high ...

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Obama Judge Issues Preliminary Ruling Against Indefininte Family Detention

A federal judge has issued a tentative order against the Trump administration’s plan to detain migrant families for the entire duration of their court proceedings. In a major blow to the President Donald Trump’s immigration agenda, Judge Dolly Gee of the Federal District Court in Los Angeles issued a preliminary ruling on Friday that, at least temporarily, strikes down its attempt ...

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