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

This post was originally published on this site 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 than two weeks after the … 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 site 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 deployed 791 new immigration agents and … Read moreGuatemalan migrants vow to keep trying to reach US border after Mexico ramps up pressure

Central American migrants say deal doesn’t dash asylum hopes

This post was originally published on this site 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 said he and his family … 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 site 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 Congolese migrants arrived in the … Read more350 Congolese Migrants Arrive in San Antonio

Mexico Withholds Identities of Migrant Caravan Funders in U.S., Britain

This post was originally published on this site Mexican authorities are not releasing the names of the 26 individuals and entities whose assets were frozen as part of a new probe into migrant caravans and cartel-linked human smuggling organizations. The investigation was moved into high gear this week as tensions between the U.S. and Mexico … Read moreMexico Withholds Identities of Migrant Caravan Funders in U.S., Britain

Assault on U.S. Workers Rolls on, H-4s Poised to Have Employment Authorization Upheld

This post was originally published on this siteEmployment authorization for H-4 visa holders – H-1B visa spouses and their children under age 21 – may be determined soon. The decision to reverse work permission has been delayed several times since the Trump administration first proposed it in 2017. In the last five years, more than … Read moreAssault on U.S. Workers Rolls on, H-4s Poised to Have Employment Authorization Upheld

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

This post was originally published on this site 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 remained unclear Friday morning whether their … Read moreMexico deploys military to curb migration, reportedly offers major concessions as Trump tariffs loom

Mexican Newspaper: Authorities Tougher on Migrants as Tariffs Loom

This post was originally published on this site 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 step up their security operations. … Read moreMexican Newspaper: Authorities Tougher on Migrants as Tariffs Loom

Mexico Claims Some Migrant Caravan Funding Came from U.S., England

This post was originally published on this site Mexican tax officials froze the assets of 26 individuals and entities they allege are tied to human smuggling organizations or to promoting Central American migrant caravans. The caravans moved thousands of individuals from the “northern triangle” through Mexico to the U.S. border. The funding for the migrant … Read moreMexico Claims Some Migrant Caravan Funding Came from U.S., England

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

This post was originally published on this site 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 ISIS fighter Abu Henricki, a … 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 site 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. The group of migrants, including many women and children, set out early from Ciudad Hidalgo … Read moreMexico officials intercept about 1,000 migrants on highway

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

This post was originally published on this site 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 to be “brought back” into … 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 site 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 that Mexico “can easily fix this problem. Time … Read moreA look at what Mexico has done to limit the tide of migrants

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 site 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 immigrants found in the El … 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 site 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 generally dropped, statistics in some countries … Read moreLatin America accounts for one third of world’s homicides, life expectancy dropping in some countries: study

Is the New Immigration Proposal Truly Merit-Based or Just a Repackaging of Foreign Labor Dumping?

This post was originally published on this sitePresident Donald Trump in his May 16, 2019, immigration policy speech alluded to, but did not specifically refer to, as he did in his May 20, 2019, Pennsylvania speech, Buy Americanand Hire American. This was surprising, since Buy Americanand Hire Americanwere part of Trump’s cardinal campaign promises and … Read moreIs the New Immigration Proposal Truly Merit-Based or Just a Repackaging of Foreign Labor Dumping?

Lonergan: Iran’s Secret Weapon Against America Is Our Own Sanctuary Laws | Breitbart

This post was originally published on this site Believe it or not, there are other countries besides Russia that are a threat to the United States. Chief among them is Iran, long regarded by the U.S. government as the world’s foremost sponsor of terror. Relations between the U.S. and Iran may now be at their … Read moreLonergan: Iran’s Secret Weapon Against America Is Our Own Sanctuary Laws | Breitbart

Bad H-1B Bills of Lee, Zofgren Advance – More Danger Ahead for U.S. Tech Workers

This post was originally published on this siteThe Fairness for High-Skilled Immigrants Act (FHSI), the 2019 version, has been reintroduced in the Senate, S. 386, and in the House, H.R. 1044. Mike Lee (R-Utah) introduced the Senate version. Overall, Lee has a strong immigration record, but on reducing unnecessary employment-based visas, Lee’s voting record is … Read moreBad H-1B Bills of Lee, Zofgren Advance – More Danger Ahead for U.S. Tech Workers

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

This post was originally published on this site 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 & Friends’ co-host Brian Kilmeade on … 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 site 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 TO STOP SHOOTER, CLASSMATE SAYS … 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 site 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 TO STOP SHOOTER, CLASSMATE SAYS … 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 site 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 traffickers, they’re smart, they know … Read moreMexican cartels using border migrant crisis to distract agents from drug smuggling, Carroll says

Kushner’s Immigration Plan Would Displace More American Workers from Good Jobs

This post was originally published on this siteWhite House senior advisor Jared Kushner’s immigration plan is a direct threat to thousands of U.S. workers with white-collar jobs. Kushner’s vision, which he’s worked on for months, and developed under the false pretense that the nation has a dire labor shortage, would emphasize skilled labor, but would … Read moreKushner’s Immigration Plan Would Displace More American Workers from Good Jobs

Violence, poverty reign in Honduran city where caravans form

This post was originally published on this site 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 see who is inside. It’s safest … Read moreViolence, poverty reign in Honduran city where caravans form

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

This post was originally published on this site 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 arrive from Central America in … 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 site 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 reduce total legal immigration, now … Read moreWH Immigration Plan Would Steer New Migrants into U.S. College Jobs

Democrats See Growing Political Risk from Central American Migration

This post was originally published on this site 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 are struggling with exactly how … Read moreDemocrats See Growing Political Risk from Central American Migration

John Miano and Kevin Lynn Discuss Latest H-4 EAD Developments

This post was originally published on this siteI received several calls this week about a meeting at the Office of Management and Budget regarding the effort to rescind H-4 EAD and thought it would be a good idea to do a podcast with attorney, author, and tech worker John Miano. John gives his insight as … Read moreJohn Miano and Kevin Lynn Discuss Latest H-4 EAD Developments

Pentagon Ends Afghan Pilot Training After Nearly Half Went AWOL

This post was originally published on this site The United States military “disbanded” a United States-based Afghan pilot training program after over 40 percent of the trainees went absent without leave (AWOL), the U.S. Special Inspector General for Afghanistan Reconstruction (SIGAR), a watchdog agency, revealed this week. Although SIGAR did not provide updated data on … Read morePentagon Ends Afghan Pilot Training After Nearly Half Went AWOL

Mexico begins deporting members of migrant caravan after shelter riot

This post was originally published on this site 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 News captured video of Mexican … Read moreMexico begins deporting members of migrant caravan after shelter riot

U.S. Tech Worker Defender Cissna Deserves to Keep USCIS Job

This post was originally published on this siteJust days before Congress adjourned for its spring recess, Capitol Hill rumors circulated that U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services Director Francis Cissna was in the departure lounge, soon to be removed. Since President Trump fired Homeland Security Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen and Secret Service Director Randolph Alles, gossip-crazed Washington … Read moreU.S. Tech Worker Defender Cissna Deserves to Keep USCIS Job

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

This post was originally published on this site 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 nearly half of trainees went … 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 site 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 the most exhaustive federal investigation … 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 site 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 the institute,” but … Read moreMexico raids freight train carrying migrants

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

This post was originally published on this site 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 were apprehended in Antelope Wells, … 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 site 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 out an email to the … 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 site 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 migrant groups bound for the … Read moreMigrant caravan goes global, attracts refugees from across world trying to enter US

Biden targets Pennsylvania as Dems face a women problem; NY Times apologizes for Trump-Netanyahu cartoon

This post was originally published on this site Good morning and welcome to a new week on Fox News First. Here’s a look at what you need to know today … Biden to hold first campaign rally in battleground PennsylvaniaFormer Vice President Joe Biden is give the first campaign speech of his official 2020 presidential … Read moreBiden targets Pennsylvania as Dems face a women problem; NY Times apologizes for Trump-Netanyahu cartoon

Pope Sends Money to Migrant Caravans Trying to Enter U.S.

This post was originally published on this site Pope Francis is sending a half million dollars to help migrants in Mexico who are trying to reach the United States, according to a report Saturday from Vatican News. “Pope Francis has donated 500,000 dollars to assist migrants in Mexico. The funds, from the Peter’s Pence collections, … Read morePope Sends Money to Migrant Caravans Trying to Enter U.S.

Hundreds of migrants board ‘the Beast’ train in Mexico in risky move to get closer to US border

This post was originally published on this site Hundreds of migrants boarded a train known as the “The Beast” in southern Mexico on Thursday, in a risky move aimed at transporting them to the U.S. border quicker. The decision to board the train en masse comes after a breakout of migrants from a troubled immigration detention center in … Read moreHundreds of migrants board ‘the Beast’ train in Mexico in risky move to get closer to US border

Mexico’s crackdown forces migrants to more dangerous routes

This post was originally published on this site prev Honduran migrant Jose Vallecillo waits during a rest stop on his trip into Mexico, at a railroad track, before the freight train he hopes to ride along with his family leaves, in Arriaga, Chiapas state, Mexico, Wednesday, April 24, 2019. After 27 days waiting for the … Read moreMexico’s crackdown forces migrants to more dangerous routes

Border Patrol union chief blasts Congress over migrant caravans: ‘What are you doing about it?’

This post was originally published on this site The massive migrant caravan said to be making its way toward the U.S.-Mexico border is a result of Congress “not acting and continuing to encourage illegal immigration”, according to a border agent and top union official. Hector Garza, the vice president of the National Border Patrol Council, … Read moreBorder Patrol union chief blasts Congress over migrant caravans: ‘What are you doing about it?’

Remembering Sen. ‘Fritz’ Hollings and His Support of American Workers

This post was originally published on this siteErnest “Fritz” Hollings (Jan. 1, 1922 – April 6, 2019) served South Carolina as a U.S. Senator from 1966 through 2005. A WWII combat veteran and Gov. of South Carolina, his voting record and his writing on trade issues and in opposition to cheap, foreign labor dumping stand … Read moreRemembering Sen. ‘Fritz’ Hollings and His Support of American Workers

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

This post was originally published on this site 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 our National Guard Soldiers, probably … 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 site 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 Constitutional Patriots gained national attention … 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 site 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 the woods after hundreds were detained in a raid. … Read moreMigrants fearful after hundreds arrested in Mexico raid