Armed Smugglers Escort Migrants to Arizona Border

This post was originally published on this sitepublished 2019-04-24 16:47:51 by Ildefonso Ortiz and Brandon Darby Surveillance video released by U.S. Customs and Border Protection captures the moment when a group rifle-carrying smugglers escort a woman and her son to the Arizona border. The video was released by U.S. Customs and Border Protection this week … Read moreArmed Smugglers Escort Migrants to Arizona Border

In Mexico, migrants turn to ‘The Beast’ after highway raids

This post was originally published on this sitepublished 2019-04-24 11:54:58 by MARK STEVENSON and SONIA PEREZ D. prev Central American migrants cram into a freight train during their journey toward the U.S.-Mexico border, in Ixtepec, Oaxaca State, Mexico, Tuesday, April 23, 2019. “They’re riding the train again, that’s a fact,” said migrant rights activist Rev. … Read moreIn Mexico, migrants turn to ‘The Beast’ after highway raids

Trump warns Mexico over guns drawn on US troops: ‘Better not happen again!’

This post was originally published on this sitepublished 2019-04-24 08:53:07 by Brooke Singman President Trump on Wednesday warned Mexico after their soldiers reportedly drew guns on U.S. troops at the border last week, while also calling on America’s southern neighbor to do more to halt another north-bound migrant caravan. “Mexico’s Soldiers recently pulled guns on … Read moreTrump warns Mexico over guns drawn on US troops: ‘Better not happen again!’

Armed border group shuts down camp at border in New Mexico

This post was originally published on this sitepublished 2019-04-23 21:44:19 by CEDAR ATTANASIO An trailer used by members of the United Constitutional Patriots sits a quarter mile from a barrier that marks the U.S.-Mexico border Tuesday, April 23, 2019, in Sunland Park, N.M., hours before its occupants were evicted by police. Members of the United … Read moreArmed border group shuts down camp at border in New Mexico

Armed border group shuts down camp at border in New Mexico

This post was originally published on this sitepublished 2019-04-23 21:44:19 by CEDAR ATTANASIO An trailer used by members of the United Constitutional Patriots sits a quarter mile from a barrier that marks the U.S.-Mexico border Tuesday, April 23, 2019, in Sunland Park, N.M., hours before its occupants were evicted by police. Members of the United … Read moreArmed border group shuts down camp at border in New Mexico

Migrants fearful after hundreds arrested in Mexico raid

This post was originally published on this sitepublished 2019-04-23 15:20:18 by MARK STEVENSON and SONIA PÉREZ D. TONALA, Mexico – Central American migrants traveling through southern Mexico toward the U.S. on Tuesday fearfully recalled their frantic escape from police the previous day, scuttling under barbed wire fences into pastures and then spending the night in … Read moreMigrants fearful after hundreds arrested in Mexico raid

Former ICE acting director on border: ‘This is a crisis I’ve never seen before at this level’

This post was originally published on this sitepublished 2019-04-23 14:06:54 by Talia Kaplan Former acting director of Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) Tom Homan, a Fox News contributor, said Tuesday that the situation at the southern border “is a crisis I’ve never seen before at this level.” Homan, who served as acting ICE director under President Donald Trump from 2017-2018, … Read moreFormer ICE acting director on border: ‘This is a crisis I’ve never seen before at this level’

Migrants anxious after Mexican authorities raid caravan

This post was originally published on this sitepublished 2019-04-23 00:04:13 by SONIA PÉREZ D. PIJIJIAPAN, Mexico – Central American migrants hoping to reach the U.S. now carry the added anxiety of the pursued after Mexican police and immigration agents detained hundreds in a surprise raid on a caravan in Mexico’s south. While their compatriots were … Read moreMigrants anxious after Mexican authorities raid caravan

Mexican police detain hundreds of Central American migrants

This post was originally published on this sitepublished 2019-04-22 15:11:39 by PIJIJIAPAN, Mexico – Mexican police and immigration agents have detained hundreds of Central American migrants in the largest single raid on a migrant caravan since the groups started moving through Mexico last year. Police targeted the tail end of a caravan of about 3,000 … Read moreMexican police detain hundreds of Central American migrants

Mexican police detain hundreds of Central American migrants

This post was originally published on this sitepublished 2019-04-22 15:11:39 by PIJIJIAPAN, Mexico – Mexican police and immigration agents have detained hundreds of Central American migrants in the largest single raid on a migrant caravan since the groups started moving through Mexico last year. Police targeted the tail end of a caravan of about 3,000 … Read moreMexican police detain hundreds of Central American migrants

Earth Day 2019: Since Neil Armstrong Walked on the Moon, Global Population has Doubled

This post was originally published on this siteFifty years ago, in 1969 when astronaut Neil Armstrong became the first person to walk on the moon, the world’s population was 3.6 billion; in 2019, it’s 7.7 billion. A half a century ago, the U.S. population stood at 208 million; today, it’s 329 million and growing at … Read moreEarth Day 2019: Since Neil Armstrong Walked on the Moon, Global Population has Doubled

Frustration grows among migrants in Mexico as support fades

This post was originally published on this sitepublished 2019-04-21 00:05:02 by SONIA PEREZ D. MAPASTEPEC, Mexico – Madison Mendoza, her feet aching and her face burned by the sun, wept as she said she had nothing to feed her 2-year-old son who she’d brought with her on the long trek toward the United States. Mendoza, … Read moreFrustration grows among migrants in Mexico as support fades

Trump Should Shut Down the Southern Border

This post was originally published on this sitepublished 2019-04-19 23:04:03 by John Binder Nearly 4-in-5 Republican women say shutting down the United States-Mexico border is a “good idea” to stop surging illegal immigration, while more than 4-in-9 Republican voters, overall, say President Trump is “not tough enough” on illegal immigration, a new poll finds. The … Read moreTrump Should Shut Down the Southern Border

US citizen disappears during group hike near Baja California, Mexico

This post was originally published on this sitepublished 2019-04-17 15:52:03 by Elizabeth Llorente Kat Hammontre, missing hiker. A U.S. citizen hiking near San Felipe Mexico has been missing since Thursday. The woman, Kat Hammontre, 68, set out on the hike with a group near the desert in the Mexican state of Baja California, but at one point hurt … Read moreUS citizen disappears during group hike near Baja California, Mexico

Thousands more Central American migrants approach U.S.-Mexico border

This post was originally published on this sitepublished 2019-04-17 14:27:34 by Elizabeth Llorente Thousands more migrants are heading toward the U.S.-Mexican border, hoping to gain permanent residency here even as the Trump administration tightens rules on detention and obtaining political asylum. Some 2,000 migrants arrived in Mexico this week, forcing officials of Chiapas state to declare an … Read moreThousands more Central American migrants approach U.S.-Mexico border

Criminal referrals tied to Mueller probe may have wide reach; Schools closed over teen obsessed with Columbine

This post was originally published on this sitepublished 2019-04-17 04:53:54 by FILE – In this March 24, 2017, file photo, House Intelligence Committee Chairman Devin Nunes, R-Calif., speaks to reporters on Capitol Hill in Washington. Nunes is suing The McClatchy media chain for $150 million, saying a 2018 report about alleged cocaine use on a … Read moreCriminal referrals tied to Mueller probe may have wide reach; Schools closed over teen obsessed with Columbine

Criminal referrals tied to Mueller probe may have wide reach; Schools closed over teen obsessed with Columbine

This post was originally published on this sitepublished 2019-04-17 04:53:54 by FILE – In this March 24, 2017, file photo, House Intelligence Committee Chairman Devin Nunes, R-Calif., speaks to reporters on Capitol Hill in Washington. Nunes is suing The McClatchy media chain for $150 million, saying a 2018 report about alleged cocaine use on a … Read moreCriminal referrals tied to Mueller probe may have wide reach; Schools closed over teen obsessed with Columbine

Mexican city bars caravan, says migrants are safety threat

This post was originally published on this sitepublished 2019-04-16 13:02:10 by MEXICO CITY – Municipal authorities in the southern Mexican state of Chiapas have tried to block a caravan of about 2,000 Central American migrants from entering the town of Huixtla. The Huixtla government declared an emergency Monday night and told stores to close when … Read moreMexican city bars caravan, says migrants are safety threat

Bernie Sanders Calls for Border Camps to Detain Migrants

This post was originally published on this sitepublished 2019-04-16 10:49:53 by Neil Munro Sen. Bernie Sanders used a Fox News town hall event to urge federal agencies to detain Central American migrants pending their fast-track asylum hearings. The plan would end the catch-and-release practices which are indirectly funding the Central American migration. “We have a … Read moreBernie Sanders Calls for Border Camps to Detain Migrants

The National Resident Matching Program No Longer Meets Doctor Needs

This post was originally published on this siteThe National Resident Matching Program(NRMP) is a nonprofit, nongovernmental organization created in 1952 to place American medical school students into U.S. teaching hospitals’ residency training programs, which are mostly taxpayer subsidized through Medicare funds. Since its founding, NRMP has expanded its mission to place qualified non-U.S. citizen international … Read moreThe National Resident Matching Program No Longer Meets Doctor Needs

Bernie Sanders acknowledges ‘serious problem’ at the border, demands ‘sensible immigration reform’

This post was originally published on this sitepublished 2019-04-15 19:50:24 by Jennifer Earl As President Donald Trump’s proposal to send illegal immigrants to sanctuary cities increasingly faces backlash from Democrats, Sen. Bernie Sanders admits there’s a “serious problem” at the border. “The problem right now is that we are now seeing desperate people fleeing violence … Read moreBernie Sanders acknowledges ‘serious problem’ at the border, demands ‘sensible immigration reform’

House Democrats demand documents on Trump administration’s ‘bizarre and unlawful’ proposal to release migrants in sanctuary cities

This post was originally published on this sitepublished 2019-04-15 12:15:41 by Brooke Singman House Democrats on Monday blasted the Trump administration over its “bizarre and unlawful” proposal to release immigrant detainees into sanctuary cities, and demanded documents from the White House and the Department of Homeland Security related to the floated policy. The Democrats also … Read moreHouse Democrats demand documents on Trump administration’s ‘bizarre and unlawful’ proposal to release migrants in sanctuary cities

White House defends Trump’s Omar 9/11 tweet; Bernie Sanders town hall on Fox News tonight

This post was originally published on this sitepublished 2019-04-15 04:30:16 by FILE – In this March 6, 2019, file photo, Rep. Ilhan Omar, D-Minn., sits with fellow Democrats on the House Education and Labor Committee during a bill markup, on Capitol Hill in Washington. President Donald Trump is weighing in on the most recent controversy … Read moreWhite House defends Trump’s Omar 9/11 tweet; Bernie Sanders town hall on Fox News tonight

Court temporarily blocks halt to Trump policy forcing asylum-seekers to stay in Mexico

This post was originally published on this sitepublished 2019-04-13 03:25:43 by Louis Casiano A federal appeals court on Friday temporarily halted a ruling that would have stopped the Trump administration from forcing asylum-seekers to wait in Mexico as they wait for immigration courts to hear their cases. The decision by the three-judge panel on the 9th … Read moreCourt temporarily blocks halt to Trump policy forcing asylum-seekers to stay in Mexico

Poll workers journey to reach India’s most remote voters

This post was originally published on this sitepublished 2019-04-13 02:38:09 by AMRIT DHILLON In this April 10, 2019, photo, Indian election officials and paramilitary soldiers with election materials walk along the river Brahmaputra to board on a country boat on the eve of the first phase of general election in Majuli, Assam, India. (AP Photo/Anupam … Read morePoll workers journey to reach India’s most remote voters

Migrants break border gate, force their way into Mexico

This post was originally published on this sitepublished 2019-04-12 14:28:20 by MEXICO CITY – Mexican authorities say that a group of about 350 migrants broke the locks on a border gate and forced their way into southern Mexico. The National Immigration Institute did not identify the nationalities of the migrants, but they are usually from … Read moreMigrants break border gate, force their way into Mexico

Trump doubles down on plan to ship migrants to sanctuary cities, says ‘Radical Left’ should be happy

This post was originally published on this sitepublished 2019-04-12 13:04:21 by Brooke Singman President Trump responded to reports Friday that his administration proposed releasing immigrant detainees in sanctuary cities by not only confirming the plan but saying it remains under “strong” consideration. Further, the president tweeted that relocating illegal immigrants to these districts should make the “Radical … Read moreTrump doubles down on plan to ship migrants to sanctuary cities, says ‘Radical Left’ should be happy

Pelosi fumes over White House plan to release immigrant detainees in sanctuary cities

This post was originally published on this sitepublished 2019-04-12 11:40:43 by Brooke Singman A scuttled White House proposal to release immigrant detainees in San Francisco and other sanctuary cities triggered a fierce backlash Friday from Democrats including House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, whose office called the idea “despicable.” The Washington Post first reported that the White House proposed sending … Read morePelosi fumes over White House plan to release immigrant detainees in sanctuary cities

White House proposed releasing immigrant detainees into ‘sanctuary cities’ to target political foes: report

This post was originally published on this sitepublished 2019-04-12 02:27:47 by Louis Casiano The Trump administration proposed releasing immigrant detainees onto the streets of “sanctuary cities”–including San Francisco– on at least two occasions within the past six months as retribution against the president’s political enemies, The Washington Post reported, citing unnamed Department of Homeland Security officials and … Read moreWhite House proposed releasing immigrant detainees into ‘sanctuary cities’ to target political foes: report

From ‘no crisis’ to ‘breaking point’: Mainstream media changes its tune on border crisis amid illegal immigration surge

This post was originally published on this sitepublished 2019-04-11 12:26:00 by Lukas Mikelionis Months after repeatedly dismissing and mocking President Trump’s claim of a national emergency at the Southern U.S. border, the mainstream media is grappling with reality, with no less than The New York Times declaring the border crisis at “breaking point.” Yet as … Read moreFrom ‘no crisis’ to ‘breaking point’: Mainstream media changes its tune on border crisis amid illegal immigration surge

Media ‘vilify’ border agents and ‘romanticize’ illegal immigrants, says National Border Patrol Council President

This post was originally published on this sitepublished 2019-04-11 09:07:16 by Lukas Mikelionis National Border Patrol Council President Brandon Judd said on “Fox and Friends” Thursday morning that the media “vilify” border patrol agents while they “romanticize” migrants coming to the U.S. illegally. “It’s so frustrating and disappointing to see that border patrol agents are … Read moreMedia ‘vilify’ border agents and ‘romanticize’ illegal immigrants, says National Border Patrol Council President

Mexican Border State Cops Stop 40 Migrants from Illegally Crossing into Texas

This post was originally published on this sitepublished 2019-04-10 10:39:38 by Cartel Chronicles PIEDRAS NEGRAS, Coahuila – State police officers stopped a group of 40 Central American migrants from crossing illegally into Eagle Pass, Texas this week. Authorities responded to emergency calls from residents about a large group of people moving around the Paseo Del … Read moreMexican Border State Cops Stop 40 Migrants from Illegally Crossing into Texas

More Employment-Based Visas Swiftly Approved, E-Verify Stuck ‘on the Table’

This post was originally published on this siteThis weekend, President Trump, frustrated with her ineffectiveness, asked for and received the resignation of Department of Homeland Security Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen. Just days earlier, the DHS secretary said in a nationally televised interview that issuing presidential executive orders to mandate E-Verify, to end birthright citizenship and to send … Read moreMore Employment-Based Visas Swiftly Approved, E-Verify Stuck ‘on the Table’

Border Patrol Chief: U.S. Admitting a Migrant Caravan Every Week

This post was originally published on this sitepublished 2019-04-09 19:25:38 by John Binder The United States is encountering a caravan of mostly Central American migrants to the country every week, Department of Homeland Security (DHS) officials note. During a hearing before the Senate Homeland Security Committee, U.S. Border Patrol Rio Grande Valley Sector Chief Rodolfo Karisch … Read moreBorder Patrol Chief: U.S. Admitting a Migrant Caravan Every Week

More than 100,000 migrants apprehended or turned away at border in March, CBP reveals

This post was originally published on this sitepublished 2019-04-09 17:37:15 by Samuel Chamberlain More than 103,000 migrants were turned away from or apprehended at the U.S.-Mexico border last month, U.S. Customs and Border Protection announced Tuesday, an increase of nearly 106 percent over the same period last year. In all, CBP said it apprehended 92,607 … Read moreMore than 100,000 migrants apprehended or turned away at border in March, CBP reveals

More than 100,000 migrants apprehended or turned away at border in March, CBP reveals

This post was originally published on this sitepublished 2019-04-09 17:37:15 by Samuel Chamberlain More than 103,000 migrants were turned away from or apprehended at the U.S.-Mexico border last month, U.S. Customs and Border Protection announced Tuesday, an increase of nearly 106 percent over the same period last year. In all, CBP said it apprehended 92,607 … Read moreMore than 100,000 migrants apprehended or turned away at border in March, CBP reveals

Border Patrol official: Caravan-size influx of migrants arriving every week in Rio Grande Valley

This post was originally published on this sitepublished 2019-04-09 11:16:07 by Adam Shaw A caravan-size influx of migrants is flooding across the border each week in just a single sector, a top Border Patrol official told lawmakers Tuesday — the latest indicator of the growing migration crisis on the southern border. “Much media attention has … Read moreBorder Patrol official: Caravan-size influx of migrants arriving every week in Rio Grande Valley

California Gov. Gavin Newsom kicks off El Salvador tour to offer alternative to Trump’s ‘demoralizing’ rhetoric

This post was originally published on this sitepublished 2019-04-08 05:16:14 by Bradford Betz California Gov. Gavin Newsom, second from right, walks out with San Salvador Mayor Ernesto Muyshondtof, far left, after they visited the tomb of Archbishop Oscar Romero at Metropolitan Cathedral in San Salvador, El Salvador. (Associated Press) California Gov. Gavin Newsom arrived in … Read moreCalifornia Gov. Gavin Newsom kicks off El Salvador tour to offer alternative to Trump’s ‘demoralizing’ rhetoric

California Gov. Gavin Newsom plans Central America trip to examine ‘root causes of migration’

This post was originally published on this sitepublished 2019-04-07 06:31:26 by Louis Casiano California Gov. Gavin Newsom said Thursday he will travel to El Salvador this month to discuss the poverty and violence that’s causing waves of migrants to seek asylum in the United States. (Associated Press) California Gov. Gavin Newsom will head to El Salvador this … Read moreCalifornia Gov. Gavin Newsom plans Central America trip to examine ‘root causes of migration’

Migrants face ‘culture of hostility’ in El Paso court, lawyers say; claim judge calls it the ‘Bye-Bye Place’

This post was originally published on this sitepublished 2019-04-04 06:56:54 by Louis Casiano A group of immigration attorneys alleges that judges at an El Paso, Texas, immigration court have fostered a “culture of hostility and contempt towards noncitizens” by making inappropriate comments and weakening due process, according to a complaint filed Wednesday. The complaint alleges that the court’s immigration … Read moreMigrants face ‘culture of hostility’ in El Paso court, lawyers say; claim judge calls it the ‘Bye-Bye Place’

Some Democrats Are ‘Changing’ on Migration Wave

This post was originally published on this sitepublished 2019-04-03 18:26:35 by Neil Munro President Donald Trump said Democrats may vote to curb Central American migration into the United States — but did not show evidence that Democrats want to reform the laws that are encouraging the migration. The United States has “the worst, dumbest immigration … Read moreSome Democrats Are ‘Changing’ on Migration Wave

Mexican Government Cracks Down on Human Smugglers in Southern Mexico

This post was originally published on this sitepublished 2019-04-02 10:19:28 by Robert Arce The Federal Attorney General’s Office (FGR) of Mexico announced the arrests of 15 suspected human smugglers in the southern Mexican state of Chiapas. The suspected smugglers allegedly packed 338 migrants into five passenger buses for transportation to the U.S. border.  The arrests … Read moreMexican Government Cracks Down on Human Smugglers in Southern Mexico

Tucker Carlson: Our lawmakers have allowed the crisis at the border – and they don’t care

This post was originally published on this sitepublished 2019-04-03 05:55:23 by Tucker Carlson Donald Trump ran on the promise that he would secure our southern border when he ran in 2016. He ran on other things, too — trade, ObamaCare and ending the Iran deal. But it was immigration that resonated. No other candidate was … Read moreTucker Carlson: Our lawmakers have allowed the crisis at the border – and they don’t care

Key Republicans Join Democrats in Opposing Trump on Central America

This post was originally published on this sitepublished 2019-04-02 15:07:55 by John Hayward Several key Republicans have declared their opposition to President Donald Trump’s order to freeze direct aid to El Salvador, Guatemala, and Honduras, including the ranking Republican on the House Foreign Relations Committee, Rep. Mike McCaul (R-TX). These GOP critics offered the same … Read moreKey Republicans Join Democrats in Opposing Trump on Central America

$15 Minimum Wage Imploding; Tight Labor Market Better Path to Higher Income

This post was originally published on this siteRaising and sustaining higher wages for American workers is impossible as long as the labor pool keeps expanding. Serious discussion about lasting improvements to the lives of the 40 million Americans stuck in low-paying jobs has to include an equally thoughtful discussion about limiting immigration. While many in Congress … Read more$15 Minimum Wage Imploding; Tight Labor Market Better Path to Higher Income

Cal Thomas: If not an emergency, what is it?

This post was originally published on this sitepublished 2019-04-02 04:00:53 by Cal Thomas The flood tide of illegal immigrants crossing our southern border cannot and must not continue. Sen. Lindsey Graham, R-S.C., has said of it, “The system is broken and overwhelmed. It is a national emergency.” The definition of emergency might help focus attention: … Read moreCal Thomas: If not an emergency, what is it?

Luis Gutierrez: ‘There Should Be Welcoming Centers All Across America’ for Migrants

This post was originally published on this sitepublished 2019-04-01 09:16:57 by Tony Lee Former Rep. Luis Gutierrez (D-IL) over the weekend called on mayors of major U.S. cities to open “welcoming centers” for caravan migrants. Appearing on CNN, Gutierrez, who is now a senior policy adviser for the National Partnership of New Americans (NPNA), urged Democrats … Read moreLuis Gutierrez: ‘There Should Be Welcoming Centers All Across America’ for Migrants