372,000 Born to Immigrants Every Year, 33,000 to ‘Tourists’

Fri, Dec 13th 2019 @ 10:34 am EST Illegal and visiting immigrants give birth to enough children in the United States every year to top the populations of St. Louis, Pittsburgh, or Anaheim, and at least 33,000 are considered “birth tourists” eager to win their children birthright citizenship and themselves a quick ticket in, according … Read more372,000 Born to Immigrants Every Year, 33,000 to ‘Tourists’

U.S. Interior Immigration Arrests Fell Despite Admin Push

Thu, Dec 12th 2019 @ 5:04 pm EST Non-border immigration arrests in the United States fell by 10 percent in the year to September from a year earlier, the latest U.S. data shows, a drop the head of Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) said was partly due to the diversion of the agency’s resources to … Read moreU.S. Interior Immigration Arrests Fell Despite Admin Push

House Approves Amnesty & Indentured Servitude for Illegal Farm Workers

Thu, Dec 12th 2019 @ 9:16 am EST The House of Representatives approved legislation on Wednesday night that would grant amnesty to more than 1 million illegal farm workers and renew the outdated system of indentured servitude to guarantee a steady and cheap foreign worker labor force going forward. The bill passed 260-165, mostly along … Read moreHouse Approves Amnesty & Indentured Servitude for Illegal Farm Workers

Rep. Ross Spano: We can delay a budget, but we can’t delay a crisis

Tue, Dec 10th 2019 @ 1:29 pm EST It has been more than two months since we entered fiscal year 2020, and not a single full-year appropriations bill has been completed. Moreover, I have yet to see evidence that we’re any closer to resolving this issue. Despite my opposition to using continuing resolutions to manage … Read moreRep. Ross Spano: We can delay a budget, but we can’t delay a crisis

Border Apprehensions Dropped for 6th Consecutive Month, per DHS Data

Mon, Dec 9th 2019 @ 3:34 pm EST Law enforcement appre -hended or turned away 42,649 migrants at the southern border in November, according to preliminary data reviewed by Fox News — a sixth month of declines that the administration is hailing as proof that the set of policies and initiatives to combat the border … Read moreBorder Apprehensions Dropped for 6th Consecutive Month, per DHS Data

Workplace Immigration Inquiries Quadruple Under Trump

Thu, Dec 5th 2019 @ 11:42 am EST ICE’s focus on workplace enforcement—targeting both immigrants working illegally and their employers—has intensified in the past two years. Homeland Security Investigations, the ICE arm that carries out criminal investigations, opened 6,812 new workplace cases in the 2019 fiscal year, up from 1,701 during fiscal 2016. The agency … Read moreWorkplace Immigration Inquiries Quadruple Under Trump

Workplace Immigration Investigations Quadruple Under Trump

Thu, Dec 5th 2019 @ 11:42 am EST ICE’s focus on workplace enforcement—targeting both illegal aliens and their employers—has intensified in the past two years. Homeland Security Investigations, the ICE arm that carries out criminal investigations, opened 6,812 new workplace cases in the 2019 fiscal year, up from 1,701 during fiscal 2016. The agency made … Read moreWorkplace Immigration Investigations Quadruple Under Trump

New DHS Chief Discusses Sanctuary City, Border Security Challenges

Wed, Nov 27th 2019 @ 4:31 pm EST In his first sit-down interview since taking over DHS, Acting Homeland Security Secretary Chad Wolf discussed the dangers of sanctuary cities, border wall construction and new plans to combat the gangs that control the flow of illegal migrants across the border. Wolf spoke to Fox News during a visit … Read moreNew DHS Chief Discusses Sanctuary City, Border Security Challenges

Cuccinelli Says ‘About 60,000’ Migrants Have Been Sent Back Under Remain In Mexico Program

Tue, Nov 26th 2019 @ 3:08 pm EST Ken Cuccinelli, the acting deputy secretary of the Department of Homeland Security, lauded the Trump administration’s Remain in Mexico program, which has sent tens of thousands of asylum seekers back across the southern border to wait for a ruling considering their immigration status. Please follow and like … Read moreCuccinelli Says ‘About 60,000’ Migrants Have Been Sent Back Under Remain In Mexico Program

Trump Administration Delivers Warning to Sanctuary States Ore. and Wash.

Fri, Nov 22nd 2019 @ 10:52 am EST Attorney General Bill Barr and Acting Homeland Security Secretary Chad Wolf are warning state supreme courts in Washington and Oregon that moves to stop federal immigration enforcement from making arrests in and around courthouses will create an “unacceptable risk” by letting illegal immigrants convicted of violent crimes … Read moreTrump Administration Delivers Warning to Sanctuary States Ore. and Wash.

2020 Democratic Candidates Again Escape Discussion of Immigration in Debate

Fri, Nov 22nd 2019 @ 9:52 am EST  by  Eric Ruark On Wednesday night, MSNBC hosted a debate for the 2020 Democratic Presidential Primary candidates. Only one very poorly framed question related to immigration was asked the entire evening. It wasn’t for lack of time, since there were no immigration questions asked in the three-hour … Read more2020 Democratic Candidates Again Escape Discussion of Immigration in Debate

House Judiciary Advances Farm Amnesty Bill H.R. 5038

Thu, Nov 21st 2019 @ 11:15 am EST The House Judiciary Committee on Wednesday advanced a bill that would expand the H-2A foreign guestworker program and provide a major amnesty for illegal farm workers — an attempt to solve the nation’s false sense of an agricultural labor shortage pushed by proponents of open borders. The … Read moreHouse Judiciary Advances Farm Amnesty Bill H.R. 5038

Admin. Releases Three Safe Third Country Agreements

Tue, Nov 19th 2019 @ 11:26 am EST The rule, set to be published in the Federal Register Tuesday, codifies long-anticipated “safe third country“ agreements with El Salvador, Honduras and Guatemala, and paves the way for similar agreements with other nations. The agreements require migrants who pass through Northern Triangle countries to first seek asylum … Read moreAdmin. Releases Three Safe Third Country Agreements

USCIS Releases Report on Arrest Histories of DACA Requesters

Tue, Nov 19th 2019 @ 10:49 am EST Over the weekend, U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) released updated sets of data with tables on arrests and apprehensions of illegal aliens who request Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) consideration. The report provides updated information on known arrests and apprehensions of DACA requestors. Please follow … Read moreUSCIS Releases Report on Arrest Histories of DACA Requesters

Border Apprehensions at 15-month Low

Fri, Nov 15th 2019 @ 9:16 am EST Border Patrol officers apprehended 35,444 illegal border crossers last month, according to U.S. Customs and Border Protection, marking a 15-month low for apprehensions. In addition, officers encountered 9,806 inadmissibles at a port of entry for a total of 45,250 encounters last month — also a 15-month low. … Read moreBorder Apprehensions at 15-month Low

Court Observers Expect Justices to Allow Pres. Trump to End DACA

Thu, Nov 14th 2019 @ 9:46 pm EST The Supreme Court heard oral arguments in the case challenging President Trump’s decision to end DACA. Most who sat in on the session anticipate that the Justices will side with the Administration. It remains to be seen whether or not the Court will rule on the constitutionality … Read moreCourt Observers Expect Justices to Allow Pres. Trump to End DACA

New Farm Bill Would Grant Amnesty to Millions

Wed, Nov 13th 2019 @ 12:25 pm EST The Farm Workforce Modernization Act of 2019, H.R. 4916, introduced by Congresswoman Zoe Lofgren (D-Calif.), would grant amnesty – including work permits, green cards, and a path to citizenship – to illegal aliens who have been unlawfully employed in agriculture during the past two years. The legislation … Read moreNew Farm Bill Would Grant Amnesty to Millions

New Farm Bill: Good for Ag Employers and Illegal Aliens, Bad for American Workers

Wed, Nov 13th 2019 @ 12:25 pm EST The Farm Workforce Modernization Act of 2019, H.R. 4916, introduced by Congresswoman Zoe Lofgren (D-Calif.), would grant amnesty – including work permits, green cards, and a path to citizenship – to illegal aliens who have been unlawfully employed in agriculture during the past two years. The legislation … Read moreNew Farm Bill: Good for Ag Employers and Illegal Aliens, Bad for American Workers

Most Aliens in Mississippi ICE Raids Stole Americans’ Identities

Mon, Nov 11th 2019 @ 3:12 pm EST Most of the 680 illegal immigrants nabbed in August’s immigration raids at poultry plants in Mississippi worked under stolen American identities, the Department of Homeland Security’s top investigator told the House Homeland Security Committee Thursday, rebuffing those who insisted the “undocumented” workers were doing no harm. Please … Read moreMost Aliens in Mississippi ICE Raids Stole Americans’ Identities

Sussex County NJ Votes ‘Yes’ on ICE Cooperation

Thu, Nov 7th 2019 @ 9:51 am EST Sussex County voters on Tuesday overwhelmingly responded yes to a ballot question that asked whether the county should assist federal immigration officials. When announcing the directive last November, Grewal said it was aimed at building trust between the state’s diverse immigrant community and law enforcement. The proposal … Read moreSussex County NJ Votes ‘Yes’ on ICE Cooperation

Tucson Voters Overwhelmingly Reject Sanctuary City Measure

Wed, Nov 6th 2019 @ 9:40 am EST Voters in one of Arizona’s most liberal cities rejected an initiative Tuesday that would have made Tucson the state’s only sanctuary city amid concerns that it went too far in restricting police officers. The measure drew fierce opposition from the mayor and city council, all of them … Read moreTucson Voters Overwhelmingly Reject Sanctuary City Measure

Judd: Trump is Delivering on his Promise to Fix Our Broken Immigration System

Tue, Nov 5th 2019 @ 8:30 am EST President Trump is fulfilling his promise to fix America’s broken immigration system. The recent surge in deportations of fraudulent asylum seekers is a major victory for Trump, but more importantly, it’s a major victory for our country. The only way to secure the border is by giving … Read moreJudd: Trump is Delivering on his Promise to Fix Our Broken Immigration System

Beto drops out: His life along the border gave him no appreciation for boundaries

Fri, Nov 1st 2019 @ 6:41 pm EDT  by  Roy Beck It is hard to distinguish oneself among so many Presidential aspirants when everybody is rushing in the same direction. Beto O’Rourke tried but couldn’t attract enough funding, dropping out of the race today. Beto tried to beat his competition by advocating for the most … Read moreBeto drops out: His life along the border gave him no appreciation for boundaries

Report: Chad Wolf to be Named Acting DHS Secretary

Fri, Nov 1st 2019 @ 9:49 am EDT The White House plans to name Homeland Security official Chad Wolf acting secretary, according to three people familiar with the situation. Wolf will replace acting DHS Secretary Kevin McAleenan, whose last day in the job was supposed to be Thursday. McAleenan will now stay until Nov. 7, … Read moreReport: Chad Wolf to be Named Acting DHS Secretary

AG Barr Limits Ways Aliens can Fight Deportation

Wed, Oct 30th 2019 @ 10:15 am EDT Attorney General William Barr issued a decision limiting aliens’ options to fight deportation late Friday, furthering the Trump administration’s immigration agenda. The little-noticed decision, made through the attorney general’s unique “certification” power, removes a long-standing path to disqualify aliens with multiple drinking and driving convictions from the … Read moreAG Barr Limits Ways Aliens can Fight Deportation

Gov. DeSantis Signals Another Push for E-Verify System

Wed, Oct 30th 2019 @ 9:52 am EDT Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis urged lawmakers Tuesday to create legislation that would require employers to use a federally operated database to verify the immigration status of workers. About two dozen states now tap into the E-Verify data. But some of them, including Florida, only require verification for … Read moreGov. DeSantis Signals Another Push for E-Verify System

DHS Grants Hundreds of Thousands of Salvadorans an Extra Year to Leave U.S.

Mon, Oct 28th 2019 @ 3:14 pm EDT Acting Homeland Security Secretary Kevin McAleenan signed an agreement with El Salvador on Monday, giving Salvadorans covered by the Temporary Protected Status program an extra year to return to their home country. Currently, there are around 200,000 Salvadorans living in the U.S. under the special, temporary status. … Read moreDHS Grants Hundreds of Thousands of Salvadorans an Extra Year to Leave U.S.

Politico: Trump Eyes H-1B Lobbyist for DHS Chief Position

Mon, Oct 28th 2019 @ 12:33 pm EDT As reported by Politico, Chad Wolf, who sits at the top of Trump’s shortlist for Acting Sec. of DHS, worked as a lobbyist pressuring members of Congress to expand the already inflated H-1B visa program. The report states that Wolf, as a registered lobbyist, represented Indian and … Read morePolitico: Trump Eyes H-1B Lobbyist for DHS Chief Position

House Passes H.R. 565 – The AMIGOS Act

Wed, Oct 23rd 2019 @ 12:50 pm EDT This morning the House of Representatives passed HR. 565 – The AMIGOS Act. Rather than fixing the well-documented problems with the E-1 and E-2 visa programs, an unlimited amount of visas given to countries who enter ‘free trade agreements’ with the United States, HR 565 simply adds … Read moreHouse Passes H.R. 565 – The AMIGOS Act

Homan: 100 Criminal Illegal Aliens Released into LA Every Day

Wed, Oct 23rd 2019 @ 12:31 pm EDT Tim Robbins, ICE’s top deportation official, told Congress on Tuesday that as many as 100 criminal illegal aliens are being released into the Los Angeles, Calif., area every day. While some argue that sanctuary policies are “protecting” the immigrant community, Homan said that criminal illegal immigrants are … Read moreHoman: 100 Criminal Illegal Aliens Released into LA Every Day

Reducing traffic emissions won’t get any easier with 400 million Americans

Mon, Oct 21st 2019 @ 3:48 pm EDT  by  Jeremy Beck A New York Times report has sparked a national discussion about traffic emissions. To be effective, concerned parties must pay attention to both individual consumption and the number of individual consumers. Inevitably, that will mean challenging Congress’ immigration policies. Please follow and like us: