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  • Breaking: FORT BLISS RAMPS UP SECURITY Following Report on Imminent Terrorist Threat at Southern

    08/31/2014 5:38:51 PM PDT · by Nachum · 46 replies
    The Gateway Pundit ^ | 8/31/14 | Jim Hoft
    A warning bulletin was issued Friday to federal law enforcement, intelligence and other sources on an imminent terror attack on the border.Breitbart.com obtained a copy of the leaked document. The document shows James O’Keefe crossing the border in a Osama bin Laden mask.(photo from Breitbart.com) El Paso, Texas media is reporting Fort Bliss announced enhanced security measures on Sunday. The announcement came after the conservative government watchdog group Judicial Watch issued an urgent report on Friday based on government sources who warned of possible Islamist terrorist attacks on the Texas-Mexico border. Included in the Judicial Watch report was word from...
  • Romney Faults Obama for Immigration Crisis (Playing a conservative, again)

    08/31/2014 2:28:35 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 45 replies
    Breitbart's Instablog ^ | August 31, 2014 | Dan Riehl
    Mitt Romney appeared on WNYM's "The Cats Round Table" with John Catsimatidis today and took on Barack Obama over domestic issues, including immigration. The President should have enforced our immigration laws from the very beginning. His announcement of a form of amnesty only encouraged people to continue to flood over the border. So the right answer, of course, is to secure our border and hopefully to put in a series of immigration policy reforms so that we can finally get our handle on this immigration mess. We can stop illegal immigration and also make the legal process more transparent and...
  • Ted Cruz Invites Obama to Border, Calls for Bombing ISIS ‘Back to the Stone Age’

    08/30/2014 6:50:54 PM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 64 replies
    ABC News ^ | 08/30/2014 | Chris Good
    Sen. Ted Cruz today invited President Obama to accompany him to a golf course on the Texas-Mexico border, telling conservatives at an Americans for Prosperity summit in Dallas he thought that was “the only way there is a chance in heaven that he might come” to the region. The Texas Republican and potential 2016 presidential contender also heavily criticized the president’s foreign policies and suggested that the U.S. should bomb ISIS “back to the stone age.” “Tonight I am officially extending an invitation for Barack Obama to come join me at the border in Texas,” Cruz said. “I figured the...
  • Constituents To Rep.Adam Kinzinger: No Amnesty And Secure The Border

    08/30/2014 7:29:04 PM PDT · by chicagolady · 6 replies
    usofarn blog ^ | August 30 2014 | usofarn.com
    Residents of Illinois’ 16th congressional district have a message for Republican congressman Adam Kinzinger, stop supporting amnesty and work to secure the border. That was the overwhelming thought behind Saturday’s immigration town hall meeting at the Ottawa American Legion hall. Before the start of the August recess Kinzinger was one of eleven GOP lawmakers to vote against a bill put forth by Tennessee congresswoman Marsha Blackburn and Texas Senator Ted Cruz that seeks to block President Obama from expanding his deferred deportation program, known as DACA, or from instituting any additional amnesty via executive order. That bill along with another...
  • A failed journey: Central American migrants turned back before US border

    08/30/2014 9:11:48 AM PDT · by Second Amendment First · 29 replies
    Christian Science Monitor ^ | AUGUST 30, 2014 | Seth Robbins
    SAN SALVADOR — When 5-year-old Georgina first saw her older brother and cousin descend from the bus that brought them back from Mexico, she let out a joyful scream. But her aunt sobbed and her mother couldn’t bear to look. For them, the return of Ismael and Abraham – after just eight days en route to the United States – marked a quick and painful defeat for their family. They had mortgaged their home to pay $8,000 for a coyote to smuggle the cousins to the US. The teens left El Salvador after gangs had repeatedly threatened them with forced...
  • White House: National Debate Needed Before Obama Amnesty

    08/29/2014 3:58:07 PM PDT · by ckilmer · 35 replies
    dailycaller ^ | 2:42 PM 08/29/2014
    White House: National Debate Needed Before Obama Amnesty     President Barack Obama wants a national debate on immigration, says his spokesman Josh Earnest.The new call for a debate suggests that the president is abandoning — or at least delaying — his high-risk promise to Latino advocates that he would provide work permits to millions of illegal immigrants in the weeks before the election.The president “wants to have a debate about the status of our immigration system, and what the consequences are for allowing a broken immigration to persist [and] what Republicans have done, or in this case, have not...
  • Report: ISIS Planning Imminent Terror Attack At U.S. Border

    08/29/2014 4:46:10 PM PDT · by lowbridge · 32 replies
    dailycaller.com ^ | august 29, 2014 | rachel stoltzfoos
    The Islamic State of Iraq and Syria is reportedly working with al-Qaida to carry out a terror attack on the U.S.-Mexico border in the very near future, according to a government watchdog. Sources told Judicial Watch the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria is definitely operating along the Mexican border in Ciudad Juarez alongside al-Qaida, and one source said officials have picked up radio chatter about an imminent “attack on the border.” “It’s coming soon,” the source told Judicial Watch
  • Was San Diego illegal alien beach storming a prelude to something bigger?

    08/29/2014 6:12:25 PM PDT · by Twotone · 27 replies
    AllenBWest.com ^ | August 29, 2014 | Allen B. West
    When I was commander serving in combat, I always looked for indicators, warnings and trends, and one of the things I always wanted our unit leaders and Soldiers to pay attention to was enemy dry runs. Did we just see a “dry run” this past week in San Diego?
  • Judicial Watch: Feds’ Bulletin Describes Threat of Imminent Terrorist Attack on Southern Border

    08/29/2014 10:24:36 PM PDT · by Steelfish · 14 replies
    National Review ^ | August 29, 2014 | Andrew C. McCarthy
    Judicial Watch: Feds’ Bulletin Describes Threat of Imminent Terrorist Attack on Southern Border By Andrew C. McCarthy August 29, 2014 For those of us who’ve been raising alarms about both the jihadist threat and the national-security vulnerability created by the Obama administration’s non-enforcement of the immigration laws, this is not a surprise — particularly less than two weeks before September 11. But it is nonetheless jarring to read. Judicial Watch has just put out this statement: Islamic terrorist groups are operating in the Mexican border city of Ciudad Juarez and planning to attack the United States with car bombs or...
  • Report: ISIS Studying Mexican Border

    08/30/2014 1:17:24 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 4 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | August 29, 2014 | Kevin Glass
    A new report obtained by Fox News from the Texas Department of Public Safety indicates that elements of ISIS are interested in the U.S.-Mexico border as a means of entry into the United States. As Fox News' Jana Winter reports: “A review of ISIS social media messaging during the week ending August 26 shows that militants are expressing an increased interest in the notion that they could clandestinely infiltrate the southwest border of US, for terror attack,” warns the Texas Department of Public Safety "situational awareness" bulletin, obtained by FoxNews.com. It notes no known credible homeland threats or specific homeland...
  • EXCLUSIVE: BREITBART TEXAS VERIFIES ISIS BORDER THREAT WITH LEAKED DOC

    08/30/2014 3:18:29 AM PDT · by right-wing agnostic · 22 replies
    Breitbart ^ | August 29, 2014 | Brandon Darby
    LUBBOCK, Texas -- Breitbart Texas has exclusively obtained a leaked document warning federal agents about an ISIS-related terrorism threat across the entire US-Mexico border. Though the document focuses on the Texas-Mexico border, Breitbart Texas has confirmed that federal agents across the entire US-Mexico border have received the ISIS terror warning.
  • ISIS in Mexico? Feds DENY watchdog group's claim that the terror group is operating in Juarez...

    08/30/2014 4:17:40 AM PDT · by TigerClaws · 41 replies
    The Department of Homeland Security quickly denied claims on Friday from a watchdog group that the Islamic State of Iraq and al-Sham (ISIS) has militants stationed in Juarez, Mexico who plan an 'imminent' attack against the United States. A DHS spokesman was bewildered, telling MailOnline that 'we are aware of absolutely nothing credible to substantiate this claim' made by Judicial Watch, a center-right group. 'In Mexico?' the official said on the phone. 'I haven't seen that at all.' An hour before Judicial Watch's report surfaced, Homeland Security Secretary Jeh Johnson said publicly that his agency and the FBI 'are unaware...
  • Border Surge Fueled By Obama's 99.3% Chance Of Being Allowed To Stay

    08/30/2014 7:00:43 AM PDT · by Hojczyk · 6 replies
    IBD ^ | August 29, 2014 | EDITORIAL
    Immigration: The Obama administration has quietly released 37,477 illegal immigrant minors into the U.S. and deported a mere 280. So much for its warning to border jumpers that if they came here illegally, they'd be deported. Much of the debate on the unprecedented border surge from Central America over the summer has been over whether the Obama administration's lax immigration policies have encouraged illegal immigration or if the crisis is a crime wave driving some 90,000 unaccompanied minors north through the U.S.' unguarded Texas border. The answer couldn't be clearer than in the latest reporting from the Washington Examiner, which...
  • Pro-Amnesty Groups Sue U.S. Gov’t for Pushing Illegals through ‘Deportation Mill’

    08/29/2014 7:46:25 PM PDT · by Olog-hai · 8 replies
    Cybercast News Service ^ | August 25, 2014 - 4:50 PM | Katherine Rodriguez
    The ACLU, the American Immigration Council and other pro-amnesty groups filed a lawsuit Friday against the federal government because they claim the Obama administration’s policies are unconstitutional. The groups filed on behalf of mothers and children deported from a detention facility in Artesia, New Mexico for policies that would ensure “rapid deportations” and create “countless hurdles” according to the ACLU for people who illegally crossed the border. …
  • WH: Border Crisis Over For Now

    08/29/2014 8:44:35 PM PDT · by Sir Napsalot · 35 replies
    Breibart TV ^ | 8-29-2014
    White House press secretary Josh Earnest said that the crisis of unaccompanied minors at the southern border is over “for now” on Friday. ..... the hotter summer weather is part of the reason for the decrease in unaccompanied minors, but credited actions taken by the Obama administration for the reduction in unaccompanied minors at the border, saying, “There is no doubt that the administration has made a substantial contribution to the reduction in those numbers.”
  • Taitz' immigration case in Texas advances; Few answers, plentiful attorneys

    08/29/2014 8:15:50 PM PDT · by Elderberry · 6 replies
    Examiner.com ^ | August 29, 2014 | Mary Jewell
    U.S. District Judge Andrew S. Hanen in Brownsville, Texas, has allowed the immigration case, Taitz vs. Johnson et al, 14-cv-00119, to advance, setting an injunction hearing on October 29, 2014. Judge Hanen stressed the importance of proceeding cautiously with the case, mentioning the consideration of "consequences" resulting from the outcome. He denied Dr. Taitz' Motion for a Temporary Restraining Order, but set a deadline of Oct. 3, 2014, for Dr. Taitz, Attorney and Plaintiff, to file an amended complaint. He set a deadline of Oct. 17, 2014, for the government’s attorneys, Colin A. Kisor, U.S. Department of Justice, and Daniel...
  • BORDER PATROL AGENT FIRES AT ARMED MILITIA MEMBER

    08/29/2014 7:00:47 PM PDT · by Jim Robinson · 88 replies
    AP ^ | August 29, 2014 | BY CHRISTOPHER SHERMAN
    McALLEN, Texas (AP) -- A Border Patrol agent pursuing a group of immigrants in a wooded area near the Texas-Mexico border on Friday fired several shots at an armed man who later identified himself as a militia member. Border Patrol spokesman Omar Zamora said agents had been chasing a group of immigrants east of Brownsville Friday afternoon when an agent saw a man holding a gun near the Rio Grande. The agent fired four shots, but did not hit the man. The man then dropped his gun and identified himself as a member of a militia. Zamora said no other...
  • California Democrats Pass Bill Allowing Illegal Aliens to Practice Medicine

    08/29/2014 6:02:15 PM PDT · by dignitasnews · 26 replies
    Dignitas News Service ^ | August 29, 2014 | Paul M Winters
    California Democratic State Senator Ricardo Lara of Long Beach, CA hailed the passage of SB-1159, lifting citizenship requirements to the state's Business and Professions code. The bill first proposed by the California Democrat in February of this year, will allow illegal aliens to obtain all professional licenses, including the practice of medicine. Senator Lara, long tied to Latino activist groups long-cited for racist attitudes and rhetoric against white, black and Asian Americans, celebrated the passage with an announcement on Twitter. The bill is largely a "red pen" measure in which Lara and his allies in Sacramento simply amending current California...
  • Houston Leads Nation for Illegal Immigrant Minors' Destination

    08/29/2014 4:01:36 PM PDT · by george76 · 10 replies
    Breitbart News ^ | 29 Aug 2014 | Kristin Tate
    many unaccompanied alien children (UAC) were set free in various counties across the country. More were released in Texas' Harris County--in which Houston is located--than any other county in the nation. ... Dallas County received the second most UAC in Texas ... Educating the foreign minors will not be cheap; David Anderson, the Texas Education Agency General Counsel, recently pointed out that due to cultural differences and language barriers, it will be more costly to education immigrant children than it is to educate students who are U.S. citizens. In Texas, more than $45 million will be spent educating the UAC...
  • A day in S.F. court with undocumented kids flooding the system

    08/29/2014 6:19:49 AM PDT · by artichokegrower · 8 replies
    San Francisco Chronicle ^ | August 28, 2014 | Jill Tucker
    The two teenage boys, Marlon and Jose, sat in the San Francisco courtroom with their hands in their laps, their hair combed and their button-up plaid shirts a little wrinkled. The cousins said they were scared and nervous. That admission was unnecessary: Their forced smiles showed their fear. It was their first appearance in U.S. Immigration Court since they arrived at the Rio Grande on May 17 with a human smuggler: a coyote paid $10,000 for each boy delivered to the border.
  • In town halls, U.S. lawmakers hear voter anger over illegal migrants

    08/29/2014 6:44:24 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 8 replies
    Reuters ^ | 08/28/2014 | Gabriel Debenedetti
    DALLAS (Reuters) - When Republican Rep. Jeb Hensarling sat down with colleagues and constituents at a recent Chamber of Commerce lunch in Dallas, the first question he faced was whether Congress planned to address immigration policy and a burgeoning border crisis. "I'm supposed to do this in 30 seconds?" he joked, noting the issue's complexity. While he was optimistic about long-term prospects for dealing with border security and immigration, he said, "between now and the end of this Congress, I'm a little less sanguine about it." It has been a question heard repeatedly by lawmakers this month in "town hall"...
  • In the last 6 months, 37,477 illegal immigrant kids released, only 280 deported

    08/29/2014 12:25:59 PM PDT · by right-wing agnostic · 6 replies
    American Thinker ^ | August 29, 2014 | Rick Moran
    I'm shocked, shocked I tell you, to learn that during the last 6 months, 99% of illegal alien minors who snuck across the border have been released. How can this be? Our president, who never tells a lie, said many times that the illegal kids couldn't stay, that they would be sent home. Instead, it appears that the president misspoke. Or was misunderstood. Or Republicans have twisted his words. Washington Examiner: The Obama administration has released a huge majority of illegal immigrant children who poured over the U.S.-Mexico border earlier this year into dozens of tony counties without notifying the...
  • Rubio Flips Again on Immigration

    08/29/2014 12:58:24 PM PDT · by right-wing agnostic · 22 replies
    Powerline Blog ^ | August 29, 2014 | Paul Mirengoff
    Sen. Marco Rubio says that if Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid brought the immigration reform bill that Rubio sponsored last year to the floor for a vote now, he would vote against it. Rubio explained that passing his immigration bill wouldn’t be productive, and thus the vote would only be for show. But if “unproductive” and “show votes” automatically deserved a “no,” our solons would rarely vote “yes.” If his bill was meritorious last year, as Rubio believed, it is meritorious now, and should be treated accordingly. Rubio also claims that he doesn’t regret his support for his immigration reform...
  • Democrat Amnesty Strategy: Shutdown!

    08/28/2014 7:13:26 PM PDT · by Kaslin · 18 replies
    Rush Limbaugh.com ^ | August 28, 2014 | Rush Limbaugh
    BEGIN TRANSCRIPT RUSH: The Democrats have concocted a strategy to save the Senate, and that is to have Obama do his executive order on immigration and amnesty-ize five million of 'em, six million of 'em. Luis Gutierrez is now backing off just a little bit on when Obama's gonna do this and just how extensively Obama's gonna do it. We have tape. He was on with Cavuto yesterday. He's backing off just a little. But the Democrats are urging Obama to do this, because they know, they hope that it will goad the Republicans into what? Shutting down the government....
  • California Schemin' & The Anarchy of Amnesty

    08/28/2014 8:44:29 PM PDT · by xuberalles · 10 replies
    Self | 8/28/14 | Me
    The Governor of California says all “illegals” are welcome. Congratulations, Jerry Brown, for they were already welcome...long before they were ever illegal! So please, Mr. Governor, if you may, why do we even have immigration laws, a naturalization process, or internationally recognized borders? For the same reason your mansion has doors, locks and a discernible property line? That’s right, don’t politicize a simple issue solely to demonize Republicans and conservatives because you’re racist victimization agenda obscures the truth. Barack Obama, our own hijacked government, is personally arranging for illegals to enter America – without any health or criminal background checks...
  • Louie Gohmert: Obama Isn't Going To Do Executive Amnesty

    08/29/2014 5:01:17 AM PDT · by Biggirl · 16 replies
    Breitbart.com ^ | August 29, 2014 | Mathew Boyle
    Rep. Louie Gohmert (R-TX), one of the key conservative members in the House of Representatives, predicted on Fox News on Thursday that President Barack Obama's threats of unilateral amnesty are all smoke and no fire.
  • Obama Said to Weigh Delaying Action on Immigration

    08/29/2014 2:16:46 PM PDT · by Oldeconomybuyer · 16 replies
    New York Times ^ | August 29, 2014 | By MICHAEL D. SHEAR
    Under pressure from nervous Democratic Senate candidates in tight races, President Obama is rethinking the timing of his pledge to act on his own to reshape the nation’s immigration system by summer’s end, and could instead delay some or all of his most controversial proposals until after the midterm elections in November, according to people familiar with White House deliberations. Inside the White House, the timing of an announcement has become the subject of a fierce debate. Some of Mr. Obama’s advisers are urging him to postpone it, fearful of the political ramifications of a sweeping action to protect millions...
  • Online posts show ISIS eyeing Mexican border, says law enforcement bulletin

    08/29/2014 1:45:33 PM PDT · by traumer · 32 replies
    <p>EXCLUSIVE: Social media chatter shows Islamic State militants are keenly aware of the porous U.S.-Mexico border, and are “expressing an increased interest” in crossing over to carry out a terrorist attack, according to a Texas law enforcement bulletin sent out this week.</p>
  • Sen. Mitch McConnell: GOP Won’t Shut Down Govt Over Immigration

    08/29/2014 3:40:38 PM PDT · by Olog-hai · 42 replies
    Newsmax ^ | Friday, 29 Aug 2014 12:17 PM | John Blosser
    Without passage of a spending bill by Sept. 30, the federal government will run out of money and grind to a halt, but leading Republicans, facing the November midterm elections, say they will block any attempt by the party’s conservative wing to force a self-defeating amnesty confrontation with the White House. Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., told CNN that despite Democrats’ hopeful predictions and right-wing threats that another shutdown is looming, it’s not going to happen. Asked whether he would favor a government shutdown, McConnell told CNN, “Of course not. I’m the guy that’s gotten us out of shutdowns...
  • Crisis in the Classroom: Surge of illegal immigrant kids poses challenge for schools

    08/29/2014 2:59:39 PM PDT · by jazusamo · 26 replies
    Fox News ^ | August 29, 2014 | Mike Emanuel
    What was a crisis on America's southern border is now turning into a major challenge for school administrators across the country. Tens of thousands of unaccompanied minors have crossed into the U.S. in recent months, and those not being held in health department-run facilities have in many cases been sent to live with sponsors, who are typically extended family members. As the new school year begins, the children, who in many cases don't speak English and have limited reading skills, are showing up for class. This has raised questions in local districts about the strain it could put on teachers....
  • Judicial Watch: Feds’ Bulletin Describes Threat of Imminent Terrorist Attack on Southern Border

    08/29/2014 11:24:48 AM PDT · by Red Badger · 27 replies
    http://www.nationalreview.com ^ | August 29, 2014 1:47 PM | By Andrew C. McCarthy
    For those of us who’ve been raising alarms about both the jihadist threat and the national-security vulnerability created by the Obama administration’s non-enforcement of the immigration laws, this is not a surprise — particularly less than two weeks before September 11. But it is nonetheless jarring to read. Judicial Watch has just put out this statement: Islamic terrorist groups are operating in the Mexican border city of Ciudad Juarez and planning to attack the United States with car bombs or other vehicle born improvised explosive devices (VBIED). High-level federal law enforcement, intelligence and other sources have confirmed to Judicial Watch...
  • Imminent Terrorist Attack Warning By Feds on U.S. Border

    08/29/2014 11:09:07 AM PDT · by kristinn · 261 replies
    Judicial Watch ^ | Friday, August 29, 2014
    Islamic terrorist groups are operating in the Mexican border city of Ciudad Juarez and planning to attack the United States with car bombs or other vehicle born improvised explosive devices (VBIED). High-level federal law enforcement, intelligence and other sources have confirmed to Judicial Watch that a warning bulletin for an imminent terrorist attack on the border has been issued. Agents across a number of Homeland Security, Justice and Defense agencies have all been placed on alert and instructed to aggressively work all possible leads and sources concerning this imminent terrorist threat. Specifically, Judicial Watch sources reveal that the militant group...
  • Exclusive: Breitbart Texas Verifies ISIS Border Threat With Leaked Doc

    08/29/2014 1:02:31 PM PDT · by BlatherNaut · 27 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 8/29/14 | Brandon Darby
    LUBBOCK, Texas -- Breitbart Texas has exclusively obtained a leaked document warning federal agents about an ISIS-related terrorism threat across the entire US-Mexico border. Though the document focuses on the Texas-Mexico border, Breitbart Texas has confirmed that federal agents across the entire US-Mexico border have received the ISIS terror warning.
  • Illegal Aliens Attack Border Patrol In San Diego With Rocks And Bottles

    08/28/2014 6:48:37 PM PDT · by lowbridge · 30 replies
    conservative post ^ | august 28, 2014 | brandon stewart
    As the Left is pushing amnesty like never before, and illegal aliens are staging regular protests at ICE locations, illegal aliens are also getting more brazen on our Southern border. Attacks against our border agents are way up, but this weekend’s move was unprecedented, as Mexican illegals coordinated a violent confrontation against outmanned agents. A crowd of more than 150 illegals pelted Border Patrol agents with rocks and bottles — injuring several agents — as they tried to cross into the U.S. illegally in the San Diego sector, according to U.S. Customs and Border Protection. The incident happened Sunday in...
  • Illegal Alien Disappearing Act (AUDIO)

    08/28/2014 4:53:52 PM PDT · by ObamahatesPACoal · 11 replies
    WRKO ^ | Howie Carr
    ABC's Michele McPhee was with us to talk about the two fireman killed in a conflagration caused by two illegal alien workers illegaly welding in Back Bay. Have charges been brought against them you might ask? Not at present time because they have disappeared... (SNIP)
  • No, our immigration system is not broken: It's the Deportation System that needs fixing

    08/28/2014 1:03:40 PM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 24 replies
    Washington Examiner ^ | 08/28/2014 | Byron York
    Of all the arguments made in the long and contentious debate over immigration reform, the one heard most often, from all sides, is that our immigration system is "broken." President Obama, John Boehner, Harry Reid, Mitch McConnell, Marco Rubio, Chuck Schumer, John McCain, Dick Durbin — just about every politician who has ever weighed in on the issue has said it. The only problem is, our immigration system is not broken. The part of the system that lets people into the United States is working — not without flaws, of course, but successfully managing the country's immigration needs every day....
  • Immigrant Families Released to Slum Shelter,

    08/28/2014 2:43:59 PM PDT · by jeannineinsd · 9 replies
    NBC San Diego ^ | 8/22/2014 | Wendy Fry
    As federal officials grapple with a crisis-level influx of Central Americans who are showing up at U.S. borders, NBC 7 Investigates found at least three immigrant families released to a Santee shelter kept in deplorable conditions. According to a contract provided to residents of the “House of Hope,” the home is an outreach ministry of the Faith Family Christian Center, run by Pastor David Barrett. Conditions inside the “House of Hope” A resident led us through the shelter on Prospect Avenue, navigating our news crew through piles of bedding visibly covered in flies, fleas and maggots. At least eight, bedraggled...
  • Politically Drowning on Immigration, Democrats Seek 'Government Shutdown'Lifesaver

    08/28/2014 3:27:24 PM PDT · by lowbridge · 14 replies
    breitbart ^ | august 27, 2014 | matthew boyle
    Democratic National Committee chairwoman Rep. Debbie Wasserman Schultz (D-FL) seized on remarks by Sen. Marco Rubio (R-FL) in an interview with Breitbart News, citing his desire to address immigration in a government spending bill to argue he's thirsting for a government shutdown. Wasserman Schultz's remarks, made on a conference call with reporters convened with the purpose of bashing Rubio, come as White House press secretary Josh Earnest used similar rhetoric in a briefing with reporters Wednesday. In the interview, Rubio said Congress may seek to address a unilateral amnesty by Obama in an upcoming spending bill. “There will have to be...
  • Hundreds Arrested At White House For Protesting Deportations

    08/28/2014 1:30:38 PM PDT · by moonshinner_09 · 35 replies
    Talk Radio News Service ^ | August 28, 2014 | ED ZUCKERMAN
    Hundreds of immigration protestors were arrested in front of the White House on Thursday, calling for President Obama to bypass a “do-nothing Congress” and expand deferred action for illegal immigrants. “People in the Congress don’t want to pass any immigration reform,” said Esteban R., an illegal immigrant from northern Mexico, who has lived in the U.S. for 20 years. “People say that immigrants are taking jobs that Americans need. But that’s not true. It’s racism and hate against Latino people.” The protestors, many wearing “Casa de Maryland” T-shirts, shouted “Si se puede (Yes we can)”. The protest began at the...
  • Obama's lawyers prepare to defend executive action on immigration

    08/28/2014 10:13:55 AM PDT · by Citizen Zed · 23 replies
    cbs / ap ^ | 8-28-2014
    President Obama's lawyers are developing a careful legal rationale that would allow the administration to take executive action on immigration enforcement while holding up in a potential court challenge. Republicans are expected to greet any unilateral moves by the White House with intense opposition. The lawyers are expected to argue that Congress has left the administration with too few resources to enforce every law and deport all of the roughly 11.5 million immigrants living in the U.S. illegally. That forces the government to prioritize which immigrants to remove from the country.
  • Judicial Watch Files Lawsuit against University of CA to End Tuition Grants for Illegal Aliens

    08/28/2014 11:36:37 AM PDT · by afraidfortherepublic · 8 replies
    Suit charges that both federal and state law prohibit UC system from using tax dollars to provide discounted in-state tuition benefits and financial aid to illegal aliens (Washington, DC) – Judicial Watch announced today that on August 26 2014, it filed a lawsuit in the Superior Court for the State of California, Los Angeles County, seeking an end to an estimated annual $19.6 million in non-resident tuition waivers currently being given to illegal alien students by the University of California (UC) Regents (Earl De Vries v. Regents of the University of California (No. 555614)). The suit also seeks an end...
  • Dem Rep: Obama Must Go Forward on Amnesty to Quell Latino Racial Unrest

    08/28/2014 11:50:52 AM PDT · by afraidfortherepublic · 40 replies
    Breitbart TV ^ | 8-28-14
    Thursday on MSNBC's "José Díaz-Balart," Rep. Raul Grijalva (D-AZ) said President Barack Obama should use an executive order and grant amnesty to an estimated 5 million illegal immigrants already living in the United States because it will "quell some of the unrest" caused by "racial overtones" of anti immigration rhetoric. He said, "Latinos that are fourth, fifth generation -- they see this as a civil rights issue." Grijalva said Obama's amnesty, "Will quell some of the unrest that we are seeing in our communities and the racial overtones that continue to build around this issue." He explained, "The issue of...
  • Illegal Aliens Storm the Beach in San Diego, Second Attempt Thwarted

    08/28/2014 12:22:12 PM PDT · by Red Badger · 28 replies
    cnsnews.com ^ | August 28, 2014 - 11:23 AM | By Craig Bannister
    Illegal aliens successfully landed on a San Diego beach in a panga boat on Monday and ran to shore - but, when another group tried the same thing on Tuesday, U.S. Customs and Border (CBP) agents were waiting for them. Around 7am Monday morning, a horde of illegal aliens stormed a San Diego beach after coming ashore in a panga boat. They sprinted across the beach and climbed over a wall, entering the city Seven of the illegal aliens were spotted by helicopter and later apprehended several blocks from the beach; the CBP is still looking for at least ten...
  • Sheriff Joe: 'Common Sense' ISIS Will Try to Exploit Border

    08/27/2014 9:37:33 PM PDT · by Rufus2007 · 8 replies
    Breitbart ^ | August 28, 2014 | Ian Hanchett
    Maricopa Co., AZ Sheriff Joe Arpaio said that he believes ISIS knows the southern border is not secure and that it is “common sense” that they will exploit the lack of border security on Wednesday’s broadcast of Fox News Channel’s “Hannity.” When asked, “Do you believe ISIS terrorists can cross that border and already have crossed that border?” He responded, “of course, anybody can cross the border. ...more (w/video)...
  • White House: Government Shutdown Won't Stop Obama on Executive Amnesty

    08/28/2014 7:03:24 AM PDT · by Cheerio · 27 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 27 Aug 2014 | Charlie Spiering
    White House Press Secretary Josh Earnest warned Republicans on Wednesday that any threat by Congress of withholding funds would not change President Obama’s decision to issue an executive order to give illegal immigrants amnesty. In an interview with Breitbart News, Sen. Marco Rubio hinted that if Obama decided to grant executive amnesty to illegal immigrants, perhaps Republicans could block his actions using the budget process. If Democrats in the Senate balked at passing a funding resolution without money to process Obama's executive amnesty, it could cause a government shutdown.
  • Immigrants Can Now Obtain Asylum for Spousal Abuse

    08/28/2014 7:50:36 AM PDT · by Rusty0604 · 30 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 08/28/2014 | Kristin Tate
    HOUSTON, Texas -- Foreign individuals may now seek asylum in the U.S. due to domestic abuse in their home countries. On Tuesday a federal immigration board ruled that a married Guatemalan woman, fleeing a violent husband back home, could obtain political asylum. The ruling is significant, as the Board of Immigration Appeals oversees the immigration courts of President Obama's Department of Justice. The board reportedly acknowledged a culture of violence in Guatemala, which cases its domestic abuse victims to be in a "particular social group." Such jargon implies "a crucial qualification for asylum eligibility," according to the Gate. It is...
  • Border chaos: 375,000 pending immigration cases, Obama lawyers AWOL

    08/28/2014 9:10:10 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 9 replies
    Washington Examiner ^ | 08/28/2014 | Paul Bedard
    Two top federal judges Wednesday said the nation’s immigration courts are in chaos, with the backlog of cases at an historic high of 375,000 for just 227 judges, leading to a minimum three-year delay in hearings for illegal immigrants. In Washington to take advantage of the current crisis to demand a new court system, the judges accused the Justice Department of treating their courts like Cinderella’s abusive family by starving them of money and support and blamed the insufficient Justice funding for letting illegals “linger” in the country. “Immigration courts are the forgotten stepchild,” said Immigration Judge Dana Leigh Marks...
  • Obama’s use of executive authority is about to become a real political issue

    08/28/2014 9:33:40 AM PDT · by afraidfortherepublic · 25 replies
    The Washington Post ^ | 8-28-14 | Aaron Blake
    President Obama is weighing a big-time executive action on immigration that has both Democrats and Republicans anxious. He's also pursuing a major international climate-change agreement without ratification by Congress. And it's not yet clear whether the White House will seek congressional authorization for military action in Syria that appears increasingly likely. Yes, we are finally entering into what could be a very big debate about executive authority -- and with the 2014 election just weeks away. ThIS (sic) debate was supposed to happen when House Republicans sued Obama over his having delayed a portion of Obamacare unilaterally. But if he...
  • White House preps legal case for immigration steps

    08/28/2014 2:32:54 AM PDT · by Olog-hai · 12 replies
    Associated Press ^ | Aug. 28, 2014 3:07 AM EDT | Josh Lederman
    With impeachment threats and potential lawsuits looming, President Barack Obama knows whatever executive actions he takes on immigration will face intense opposition. So as a self-imposed, end-of-summer deadline to act approaches, Obama’s lawyers are carefully crafting a legal rationale they believe will withstand scrutiny and survive any court challenges, administration officials say. The argument goes something like this: Beyond failing to fix broken immigration laws, Congress hasn’t even provided the government with enough resources to fully enforce the laws already on the books. With roughly 11.5 million immigrants in the U.S. illegally—far more than the government could reasonably deport—the White...
  • U.S. to ease some deportations to Mexico under settlement

    08/28/2014 5:06:53 AM PDT · by stevie_d_64 · 20 replies
    Reuters ^ | Wednesday, August 27, 2014 | Alex Dobuzinskis
    LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - U.S. authorities have agreed to stop pressuring undocumented immigrants in Southern California to sign off on their own deportations under a legal settlement that may later allow some deportees to return from Mexico to seek U.S. legal residency, advocacy groups said on Wednesday. The deal reached between the American Civil Liberties Union and federal officials stems from a lawsuit brought last year on behalf of other immigration rights groups and about 10 immigrants who accepted so-called "voluntary returns" to Mexico. All of the immigrants had strong grounds for being allowed to remain in the United States...