State Department cuts new funds to El Salvador, Guatemala and Honduras, pending immigration fixes

This post was originally published on this sitepublished 2019-06-17 19:53:01 by Gregg Re The State Department announced Monday it will cut new foreign aid to the “Northern Triangle” countries — Guatemala, Honduras, and El Salvador — unless their governments take “concrete action” to stem the flow of migrants towards the United States. The aggressive move came less … Read moreState Department cuts new funds to El Salvador, Guatemala and Honduras, pending immigration fixes

Guatemalan migrants vow to keep trying to reach US border after Mexico ramps up pressure

This post was originally published on this sitepublished 2019-06-17 17:07:02 by William La Jeunesse TECUN UMAN, Guatemala — President Trump’s effort to reduce illegal immigration is showing results far south of the border, with Mexico and Guatemala stepping up efforts to deter and detain the surge of migrants from Central America. Mexico claims to have … Read moreGuatemalan migrants vow to keep trying to reach US border after Mexico ramps up pressure

‘Summer of Chaos’ Predicted After More Migrants Intercepted in Channel

This post was originally published on this sitepublished 2019-06-16 12:52:36 by Victoria Friedman More boat migrants have been intercepted in the English Channel in the first six months of 2019 than in the whole of last year. The number of illegal migrants intercepted by authorities at Britain’s sea ports has risen to 511, with 152 … Read more‘Summer of Chaos’ Predicted After More Migrants Intercepted in Channel

Immigration and Ice Cream: My Week with a DV Winner

This post was originally published on this siteLast fall, I took an extended road trip through the Great American Southwest. During my travels, I spent about a week in the Las Vegas area, and came upon a quaint ice cream shop just on the outskirts of town. Since the small store offered early morning cortados, … Read moreImmigration and Ice Cream: My Week with a DV Winner

Central American migrants say deal doesn’t dash asylum hopes

This post was originally published on this sitepublished 2019-06-09 19:19:43 by CHRISTOPHER SHERMAN TIJUANA, Mexico – At the small migrant Juventud 2000 shelter near the border, a Honduran expressed disappointment Sunday over the agreement between Mexico and the United States to more aggressively to curtail migration from Central America. But Edwin Sabillon Orellana of Honduras … Read moreCentral American migrants say deal doesn’t dash asylum hopes

350 Congolese Migrants Arrive in San Antonio

This post was originally published on this sitepublished 2019-06-08 12:09:54 by Bob Price San Antonio officials scrambled this week to find French-speaking volunteers to help with hundreds of Congolese migrants arriving in the Alamo City. “We didn’t get a heads up,” Interim Assistant City Manager Dr. Collen Bridger told KEN 5 after a group of 350 … Read more350 Congolese Migrants Arrive in San Antonio

Mexico deploys military to curb migration, reportedly offers major concessions as Trump tariffs loom

This post was originally published on this sitepublished 2019-06-07 01:20:40 by Gregg Re With just days to go until the Trump administration is set to impose punishing tariffs on Mexico unless the country halts the unprecedented flow of illegal immigrants across the southern border, numerous signs that Mexico would capitulate emerged Thursday — but it … Read moreMexico deploys military to curb migration, reportedly offers major concessions as Trump tariffs loom

Is the U.S. Full? No, It’s Overfull

This post was originally published on this siteThe latest pro-immigration talking point is that since the U.S. has an abundance of wide-open spaces, record legal immigration levels should continue, and perhaps even increase. While there may be some remote pockets across America where people have enough room to breathe, those open spaces are filling up … Read moreIs the U.S. Full? No, It’s Overfull

Mexican Newspaper: Authorities Tougher on Migrants as Tariffs Loom

This post was originally published on this sitepublished 2019-06-06 19:59:57 by Penny Starr Negotiations between Mexico and the United States continue over President Donald Trump’s proposed tariffs if the Mexican government does not help stem the flow of migrants and drugs coming across the U.S. border, but authorities in that country are already starting to … Read moreMexican Newspaper: Authorities Tougher on Migrants as Tariffs Loom

ISIS plotted to send westerners to U.S through Mexico border: report

This post was originally published on this sitepublished 2019-06-06 13:58:11 by Hollie McKay A chilling confession from a captured ISIS fighter has shed light on how the terrorist group intended to exploit the vulnerabilities of the U.S. border with Mexico, using English speakers and westerners to take advantage of smuggling routes and target financial institutions. Seized … Read moreISIS plotted to send westerners to U.S through Mexico border: report

Mexico officials intercept about 1,000 migrants on highway

This post was originally published on this sitepublished 2019-06-05 15:43:10 by MARCO UGARTE METAPA, Mexico – Some 200 military police, immigration agents and federal police blocked the advance of about 1,000 Central American migrants who were walking north along a southern Mexico highway on Wednesday, once again showing a tougher new stance on attempts to … Read moreMexico officials intercept about 1,000 migrants on highway

Mexico officials prepare to intercept about 1,000 migrants

This post was originally published on this sitepublished 2019-06-05 13:03:53 by METAPA, Mexico – Some 200 military police, immigration agents and federal police were awaiting a group of about 1,000 Central American migrants who were walking north along a southern Mexico highway on Wednesday. The group of migrants, including many women and children, set out … Read moreMexico officials prepare to intercept about 1,000 migrants

Trump says Mexico is an ‘abuser’ of the US, amid tariff negotiations

This post was originally published on this sitepublished 2019-06-02 08:50:52 by Brooke Singman President Trump on Sunday called Mexico an “abuser” of the United States, and warned that if the country does not do more to “stop the invasion” of the Southern border, his newly-imposed tariffs on Mexican goods would force companies based in Mexico … Read moreTrump says Mexico is an ‘abuser’ of the US, amid tariff negotiations

A look at what Mexico has done to limit the tide of migrants

This post was originally published on this sitepublished 2019-05-31 16:53:22 by MARÍA VERZA and MARK STEVENSON MEXICO CITY – President Donald Trump says he’s imposing tariffs on all goods from Mexico until the country stops the flow of undocumented migrants from Central America who cross its territory and enter the United States. Trump tweeted Friday … Read moreA look at what Mexico has done to limit the tide of migrants

Paroled Central Americans Compete for U.S. Blue-Collar Workers’ Jobs

This post was originally published on this siteBecause Congress has for more than a decade steadfastly refused to close the asylum loopholes, the federal government has created a landmine situation for low-skilled and minority American workers. A little-known Obama-era immigration process called parole allows certain inadmissible but already present aliens without criminal convictions or other … Read moreParoled Central Americans Compete for U.S. Blue-Collar Workers’ Jobs

Over 1,000 illegal immigrants apprehended in El Paso sector, largest group ever at single time, sources say

This post was originally published on this sitepublished 2019-05-30 12:52:58 by John Roberts More than 1,000 illegal immigrants were apprehended by U.S. Customs and Border Protection agents near the U.S.-Mexico border early Wednesday — the largest ever group of migrants ever apprehended at a single time, sources told Fox News on Thursday. The group of 1,036 illegal … Read moreOver 1,000 illegal immigrants apprehended in El Paso sector, largest group ever at single time, sources say

Over 1,000 illegal immigrants apprehended in El Paso sector, largest group ever at single time, sources say

This post was originally published on this sitepublished 2019-05-30 12:52:58 by John Roberts More than 1,000 illegal immigrants were apprehended by U.S. Customs and Border Protection agents near the U.S.-Mexico border early Wednesday — the largest ever group of migrants ever apprehended at a single time, sources told Fox News on Thursday. The group of 1,036 illegal … Read moreOver 1,000 illegal immigrants apprehended in El Paso sector, largest group ever at single time, sources say

Latin America accounts for one third of world’s homicides, life expectancy dropping in some countries: study

This post was originally published on this sitepublished 2019-05-30 10:01:11 by Lucia Suarez Sang The rising number of people being murdered across Latin America and the Caribbean is so high that the life expectancy in some of those countries is dropping, a new study claims. Unlike the rest of the world where homicide rates have … Read moreLatin America accounts for one third of world’s homicides, life expectancy dropping in some countries: study

WARNING GRAPHIC IMAGES: Enormous python swallows even bigger python, but can’t handle it

This post was originally published on this sitepublished 2019-05-23 09:31:30 by Chris Ciaccia Now that’s a case of having eyes too big for your stomach. A photographer captured incredible images of an enormous python in Western Australia attempting to swallow an even bigger python. However, the hungry python, which is estimated to be between 11.5 … Read moreWARNING GRAPHIC IMAGES: Enormous python swallows even bigger python, but can’t handle it

Graham Border Bill Would End Human Trafficking, Tighten Labor Markets, Ease Hospital and School Overcrowding

This post was originally published on this siteBetter late than never – words that apply to Sen. Lindsey Graham’s new bill that calls for a major overhaul in the nation’s antiquated laws that have created a porous border. On May 15, Senate Judiciary Committee Chair Graham (R-SC) announced the Secure and Protect Act of 2019 … Read moreGraham Border Bill Would End Human Trafficking, Tighten Labor Markets, Ease Hospital and School Overcrowding

Deportee tried to re-enter US with boy not his son, ICE says amid child-smuggling crackdown

This post was originally published on this sitepublished 2019-05-17 05:42:57 by Danielle Wallace A Honduran man who had been deported in 2013 was charged with alien smuggling in Texas last week for trying to cross the U.S.-Mexico border with a 6-month-old child he falsely claimed was his son, U.S. immigration officials said. In recent months, ICE … Read moreDeportee tried to re-enter US with boy not his son, ICE says amid child-smuggling crackdown

Deportee tried to re-enter US with boy not his son, ICE says amid child-smuggling crackdown

This post was originally published on this sitepublished 2019-05-17 05:42:57 by Danielle Wallace A Honduran man who had been deported in 2013 was charged with alien smuggling in Texas last week for trying to cross the U.S.-Mexico border with a 6-month-old child he falsely claimed was his son, U.S. immigration officials said. In recent months, ICE … Read moreDeportee tried to re-enter US with boy not his son, ICE says amid child-smuggling crackdown

Border patrol official gives Fox News first-hand look at ‘ground zero’ for illegal crossings

This post was originally published on this sitepublished 2019-05-16 14:58:08 by Greg Norman Migrants who cross the U.S.-Mexico border are being spotted on a daily basis casually walking down a dirt road in an area immigration officials call “ground zero” for illegal entries. John Morris, the acting deputy chief of the Border Patrol’s Rio Grande sector, took ‘Fox & … Read moreBorder patrol official gives Fox News first-hand look at ‘ground zero’ for illegal crossings

Border patrol official gives Fox News first-hand look at ‘ground zero’ for illegal crossings

This post was originally published on this sitepublished 2019-05-16 14:58:08 by Greg Norman Migrants who cross the U.S.-Mexico border are being spotted on a daily basis casually walking down a dirt road in an area immigration officials call “ground zero” for illegal entries. John Morris, the acting deputy chief of the Border Patrol’s Rio Grande sector, took ‘Fox & … Read moreBorder patrol official gives Fox News first-hand look at ‘ground zero’ for illegal crossings

Jeep fleet honors victim of Colorado STEM school shooting at funeral

This post was originally published on this sitepublished 2019-05-15 20:05:03 by Vandana Rambaran A fleet of Jeeps encircled a Colorado church on Wednesday to honor Kendrick Castillo, an 18-year-old senior at the STEM School Highlands Ranch who was fatally shot when he tried to apprehend a gunman in his class. COLORADO STUDENT, 18, KILLED WHILE TRYING … Read moreJeep fleet honors victim of Colorado STEM school shooting at funeral

Fleet of Jeeps honored slain student in Colorado STEM shooting at his funeral

This post was originally published on this sitepublished 2019-05-15 20:05:03 by Vandana Rambaran A fleet of Jeeps encircled a Colorado church on Wednesday to commemorate Kendrick Castillo, an 18-year-old senior at the STEM School Highlands Ranch who was fatally shot when he tried to apprehend a gunman in his class. COLORADO STUDENT, 18, KILLED WHILE TRYING … Read moreFleet of Jeeps honored slain student in Colorado STEM shooting at his funeral

Fleet of Jeeps honored slain student in Colorado STEM shooting at his funeral

This post was originally published on this sitepublished 2019-05-15 20:05:03 by Vandana Rambaran A fleet of Jeeps encircled a Colorado church on Wednesday to commemorate Kendrick Castillo, an 18-year-old senior at the STEM School Highlands Ranch who was fatally shot when he tried to apprehend a gunman in his class. COLORADO STUDENT, 18, KILLED WHILE TRYING … Read moreFleet of Jeeps honored slain student in Colorado STEM shooting at his funeral

Mexican cartels using border migrant crisis to distract agents from drug smuggling, Carroll says

This post was originally published on this sitepublished 2019-05-15 14:58:53 by Elizabeth Llorente Mexican cartels are using the migrant crisis at the southern border to overwhelm U.S. agents stationed there so they can smuggle drugs across with greater ease, said James Carroll, the director of the White House Office of National Drug Control Policy. “These drug … Read moreMexican cartels using border migrant crisis to distract agents from drug smuggling, Carroll says

TSA deploying hundreds of officials to southern border to combat immigration crisis

This post was originally published on this sitepublished 2019-05-15 08:48:36 by Adam Shaw The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) is planning to send hundreds of officials to the southern border to help the Department of Homeland Security with the escalating immigration crisis, Fox News confirmed Wednesday. “TSA, like all DHS components, is supporting the DHS effort … Read moreTSA deploying hundreds of officials to southern border to combat immigration crisis

Violence, poverty reign in Honduran city where caravans form

This post was originally published on this sitepublished 2019-05-13 00:02:47 by SONIA PÉREZ D. SAN PEDRO SULA, Honduras – In the dusty, dimly lit neighborhoods of San Pedro Sula, everyone knows the unwritten rules: There are places you don’t go without permission. If driving, roll down the windows so gang members and their lookouts can … Read moreViolence, poverty reign in Honduran city where caravans form

Border apprehensions to reach 13-year high in 2019: Report

This post was originally published on this sitepublished 2019-05-10 15:47:50 by Sam Dorman Border apprehensions for 2019 will reach the highest level since 2006 and double the number seen in 2018, suggesting that an already-dire border crisis will continue to worsen amid congressional gridlock on the issue. Princeton Policy Advisors, a group focusing on developing policy solutions … Read moreBorder apprehensions to reach 13-year high in 2019: Report

Nikki Haley: Immigration ‘Makes Us Great’ | Breitbart

This post was originally published on this sitepublished 2019-05-09 13:58:40 by Neil Munro Immigrants — not the 280 million native-born Americans — make America great, says Nikki Haley, the former ambassador to the U.N. “Immigrants are the fabric of America,” the former governor of South Carolina said on the May 5 Ben Shapiro podcast, effectively … Read moreNikki Haley: Immigration ‘Makes Us Great’ | Breitbart

Trump declares ‘invasion’ at border after DHS says 1 percent of Honduras, Guatemala entered US

This post was originally published on this sitepublished 2019-05-09 07:10:10 by Danielle Wallace A day after the acting Homeland Security secretary estimated that more than 1 percent of the populations of Guatemala and Honduras had entered the U.S. since September, President Trump declared an “invasion” at the U.S.-Mexico border. Meanwhile, his administration expects record numbers of migrants to … Read moreTrump declares ‘invasion’ at border after DHS says 1 percent of Honduras, Guatemala entered US

WH Immigration Plan Would Steer New Migrants into U.S. College Jobs

This post was originally published on this sitepublished 2019-05-08 17:23:27 by Neil Munro The White House’s draft immigration plan includes valuable border security reforms, but it also shifts the migrant inflow from blue-collar jobs towards white-collar college jobs, so sharpening workplace competition for a wide range of American graduates. The bill would neither increase nor … Read moreWH Immigration Plan Would Steer New Migrants into U.S. College Jobs

Doing the Math: Long-Term Population Consequence of Border Asylum Seekers

This post was originally published on this siteThe immediacy of the U.S.-Mexico border emergency is shocking, almost unfathomable, as we appear to be on track to see as many as 1 million migrants including Mexicans during the current fiscal year, as former Department of Homeland Security Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen said before her recent departure. But … Read moreDoing the Math: Long-Term Population Consequence of Border Asylum Seekers

Pro-American Lawsuit Threatens Deep State’s Work-Permit Programs

This post was originally published on this sitepublished 2019-05-07 03:24:08 by Neil Munro Pro-American lawyers are pressuring federal appeals court judges to kill a covert legal claim used by government officials to sneak at least two million salary-cutting foreign workers into U.S. workplaces. The three judges at the United States Court of Appeals for the D.C. … Read morePro-American Lawsuit Threatens Deep State’s Work-Permit Programs

Democrats See Growing Political Risk from Central American Migration

This post was originally published on this sitepublished 2019-05-06 18:21:09 by Neil Munro Democrat leaders are growing concerned that swing voters will blame their pro-migration policies for the huge Central American migration at the U.S. southern border. Under the lede, “Donald Trump has Democrats in a nearly impossible position on the border,” Politico reported: Democrats … Read moreDemocrats See Growing Political Risk from Central American Migration

Mexico begins deporting members of migrant caravan after shelter riot

This post was originally published on this sitepublished 2019-05-03 14:12:03 by Griff Jenkins TAPACHULA, Mexico — In a week that has seen the latest migrant caravans largely stalled in southern Mexico, there are further signs that Mexico is honoring a commitment to crack down on those attempting to reach the U.S. border. On Thursday, Fox … Read moreMexico begins deporting members of migrant caravan after shelter riot

US.-based Afghan pilot training program ends after nearly half of pilots go AWOL

This post was originally published on this sitepublished 2019-05-03 05:31:52 by Louis Casiano An Afghan pilot conducts training in a C-208 Caravan over Kabul, Afghanistan as part of the Train Advise and Assist Command’s mission on Dec. 18, 2018.  (Sr. Amn. Maygan Straight/Air Force) A U.S.-based program to train Afghan attack pilots has shuttered after … Read moreUS.-based Afghan pilot training program ends after nearly half of pilots go AWOL

US.-based Afghan pilot training program ends after nearly half of pilots go AWOL

This post was originally published on this sitepublished 2019-05-03 05:31:52 by Louis Casiano An Afghan pilot conducts training in a C-208 Caravan over Kabul, Afghanistan as part of the Train Advise and Assist Command’s mission on Dec. 18, 2018.  (Sr. Amn. Maygan Straight/Air Force) A U.S.-based program to train Afghan attack pilots has shuttered after … Read moreUS.-based Afghan pilot training program ends after nearly half of pilots go AWOL

Tucker Carlson: The Barr hearing on Russia shows how Dems undermine a democracy

This post was originally published on this sitepublished 2019-05-02 06:37:19 by Tucker Carlson What a weird day it was on Wednesday in Washington. As hard as it may be to believe, it’s been two weeks since the release of the Mueller report. But on Capitol Hill, they are still yelling about Russia. It’s as if … Read moreTucker Carlson: The Barr hearing on Russia shows how Dems undermine a democracy

Mexico raids freight train carrying migrants

This post was originally published on this sitepublished 2019-05-01 22:17:57 by MEXICO CITY – Mexican federal police and immigration agents have raided a train in southern Mexico carrying hundreds of migrants and removed them. The National immigration Institute says the raid occurred Wednesday in Oaxaca state. It says about 100 migrants “accepted the aid of … Read moreMexico raids freight train carrying migrants

Human Smugglers Busted in Mexico with 60 Central American Migrants

This post was originally published on this sitepublished 2019-05-01 13:54:11 by Robert Arce Six human smugglers were arrested and 60 Central American migrants were apprehended after an illegal caravan was stopped in Veracruz. State police from the Secretaría de Seguridad Pública (SSP) halted a suspicious caravan of four vehicles traveling along the Minatitlán-Acayucan Highway earlier this … Read moreHuman Smugglers Busted in Mexico with 60 Central American Migrants

Border Patrol apprehends ‘largest group’ of illegal immigrants near US border yet

This post was originally published on this sitepublished 2019-04-30 21:38:13 by Frank Miles U.S. Border Patrol on Tuesday morning apprehended its largest group of illegal immigrants caught at once, Customs and Border Protection (CBP) reported. CBP said 424 illegal aliens were apprehended just after midnight in Sunland Park, New Mexico; an additional 230 illegal aliens … Read moreBorder Patrol apprehends ‘largest group’ of illegal immigrants near US border yet

Post-Earth Day Thoughts about Sustainability

This post was originally published on this siteEarth Day founder Gaylord Nelson’s daughter Tia recently said that her father would be “deeply distressed” by the lack of progress on the environmental causes that he held dear, and advocated for throughout his life. Little wonder that the former Wisconsin U.S. senator and governor would be so … Read morePost-Earth Day Thoughts about Sustainability

Border Patrol apprehends ‘largest group’ of illegal immigrants near US border yet

This post was originally published on this sitepublished 2019-04-30 21:38:13 by Frank Miles U.S. Border Patrol on Tuesday morning apprehended its largest group of illegal immigrants caught at once, Customs and Border Protection (CBP) reported. CBP said 424 illegal aliens were apprehended just after midnight in Sunland Park, New Mexico; an additional 230 illegal aliens … Read moreBorder Patrol apprehends ‘largest group’ of illegal immigrants near US border yet

California college disinvites US Border Patrol from job fair citing possible ‘distress and concern’

This post was originally published on this sitepublished 2019-04-30 19:08:39 by Paulina Dedaj A California college disinvited U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) from a jobs fair on Tuesday, arguing that the agency’s presence would cause “distress and concern” to what is an “already vulnerable population.” Acting San Jose City College President Elizabeth Pratt sent … Read moreCalifornia college disinvites US Border Patrol from job fair citing possible ‘distress and concern’

California college disinvites US Border Patrol from job fair citing possible ‘distress and concern’

This post was originally published on this sitepublished 2019-04-30 19:08:39 by Paulina Dedaj A California college disinvited U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) from a jobs fair on Tuesday, arguing that the agency’s presence would cause “distress and concern” to what is an “already vulnerable population.” Acting San Jose City College President Elizabeth Pratt sent … Read moreCalifornia college disinvites US Border Patrol from job fair citing possible ‘distress and concern’

Migrant caravan goes global, attracts refugees from across world trying to enter US

This post was originally published on this sitepublished 2019-04-30 15:17:39 by Griff Jenkins TAPACHULA, Mexico – Last October, when the first major caravan of mostly Central American migrants rushed Mexico’s southern border and made its way to Tijuana, officials here said it was the beginning of what has become a constant flow of unprecedentedly large … Read moreMigrant caravan goes global, attracts refugees from across world trying to enter US