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  • U.S. soldiers arrested in alleged illegal immigration smuggling ring

    06/23/2016 8:51:24 PM PDT · by BAW · 19 replies
    FOXTV ^ | 6-23-2016 | Sharyl Attkisson
    U.S. authorities are investigating an illegal immigrantion smuggling operation allegedly run by active duty military soldiers out of the Ft. Bliss U.S. Army post in El Paso, Texas. Ft. Bliss is headquarters for El Paso Intelligence Center (EPIC), a federal tactical operational intelligence center. According to sources and documents, two U.S. soldiers, Marco Antonio Nava, Jr. and Joseph Cleveland, were arrested last Saturday by border patrol officers at Falfurias, Texas Border Patrol Station Checkpoint attempting to smuggle two Mexican citizens into the U.S. The Mexicans were riding in the back seat of the car. Upon their arrest, the soldiers, who...
  • GIRL, 14, DIES AFTER CRASH WITH ALLEGED 'TWICE-DEPORTED' DUI ILLEGAL

    06/21/2016 4:11:02 PM PDT · by xzins · 49 replies
    WND ^ | Jun 21 | CHERYL CHUMLEY
    A 14-year-old girl who was riding with her father, a pastor, when they were hit allegedly by a drunk illegal immigrant with a previous deportation record, has died from her injuries, various media outlets reported this week. And her death comes just as House Speaker Paul Ryan made comments on the “O’Reilly Factor” on Fox News that he didn’t want to “clog” the U.S. jail system with illegals facing DUI charges, sparking more fiery debates about the best way to control the border.
  • Paul Ryan's Treason

    06/21/2016 3:52:41 AM PDT · by Biggirl · 158 replies
    Frontpagemag.com ^ | June 21, 2016 | Daniel Greenfield
    In an awkward interview with the Huffington Post, House Speaker Paul Ryan threatened to sue Donald Trump if he were to ban Muslim immigration or build a border wall with Mexico. Considering the current track record of suing Obama over abuses of power, this is little more than a confession of impotence. And yet it’s deeply troubling that a top Republican is willing to go to such lengths to fight for Muslim migration or for that matter illegal immigration in general.
  • FBI veteran, a rare outsider, to lead US Border Patrol

    06/20/2016 9:51:43 AM PDT · by Olog-hai · 16 replies
    Associated Press ^ | Jun 20, 2016 11:56 AM EDT | Elliot Spagat
    An FBI veteran has been named to head the U.S. Border Patrol, bringing in an outsider to run an agency traditionally led by agents who rise through the ranks. Mark Morgan, who briefly led the internal affairs department at the Border Patrol’s parent agency, has been chosen to oversee a multibillion-dollar annual budget and about 20,000 agents who patrol the nation’s land borders with Canada and Mexico and its maritime boundaries. …
  • Agents see increase in border crossings despite extreme heat

    06/18/2016 4:51:45 PM PDT · by E. Pluribus Unum · 3 replies
    ValleyCentral.com ^ | JUNE 18TH 2016 | JOEL FLORES
    Despite sweltering temperatures, Border Patrol has seen an increase in undocumented immigrants crossing the border. "I was getting paid 1,000 pesos a week and that wasn't enough to provide food for my family. So I came over here," said 20-year-old Eduardo Gasco, an undocumented immigrant from Guanajuato, Mexico. Gasco is just one of hundreds of immigrants that continue to risk their lives attempting to cross the border, looking for work and a better opportunity. Two years ago, things were a lot worse when the Border Patrol saw a surge of unaccompanied minors and families illegally crossing the border mostly from...
  • The Criminal Nature of Hillary Clinton Stems from an Un-natural Addiction to Power

    06/17/2016 6:09:03 PM PDT · by RightSideNews · 7 replies
    Right Side News ^ | 6/17/16 | Steve Klein
    [ABOVE, Photo 1[i] ] Hillary Clinton’s abuse of power and legally questionable activities for the past twenty-five years sum up her immorality: Money is the ultimate ethic as Money leads to power, and power for Hillary is the addiction of her life. (Editor's Note: Watch #2 and #3 Videos) Just like Lady Macbeth, keeping power is the Ultimate Ethic by any means including murder, perjury, and abuse of power. Must see the video below or LINKED HERE to explain the essence of the Muslim Brotherhood and how it is connected to Hillary Clinton and more...https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JtKFXDnEHs4 The Love Of Money is...
  • Cops catch 'Islamic refugee' at U.S. border with gas-pipeline plans FBI investigates

    06/15/2016 1:28:56 PM PDT · by Nachum · 37 replies
    wnd ^ | 6/15/2016 | staff
    In an eerie development on concerns about Islamic terrorism, New Mexico police have apprehended an illegal Middle Eastern woman in possession of the region’s gas pipeline plans. According to Judicial Watch, authorities in Luna County – which borders Mexico – pulled the woman over during a traffic stop. The woman was described as an “Islamic refugee.” After the plans were found, county authorities alerted the U.S. Border Patrol and the Federal Bureau of Investigation’s Joint Terrorism Task Forces, or JTTF, which has been deployed to the area to investigate. The pipeline plans include the Deming region, situated about 35 miles...
  • UNICEF: 9 in 10 Children Migrants to Italy Unaccompanied

    06/15/2016 8:44:02 AM PDT · by Oldeconomybuyer · 6 replies
    ABC News ^ | June 14, 2016
    UNICEF says most of the children migrants who have crossed the Mediterranean Sea from Libya to Italy this year were unaccompanied by adults, making them vulnerable to abuse and exploitation. The children's agency says 92 percent of some 7,600 children who made the dangerous and often deadly crossing between January and May were unaccompanied minors. Spokeswoman Sarah Crowe told reporters Tuesday in Geneva that most were boys aged 15 to 17, and came from Somalia, Nigeria and Eritrea. She said boys and girls have faced prostitution, pedophilia rings and gangsterism.
  • Police Apprehend Suspect in Ohio After Shooting Sheriff's Deputy, 1 Other

    06/10/2016 6:16:48 AM PDT · by KeyLargo · 37 replies
    ABC News ^ | June 10, 2016
    Police Apprehend Suspect in Ohio After Shooting Sheriff's Deputy, 1 Other By BRIAN MCBRIDE Jun 10, 2016 Police apprehended a suspect this morning after allegedly shooting a sheriff's deputy and at least one other person Thursday night near Cincinnati, Ohio, police said. Lt. John Faine of the Warren County Sheriff's Department identified the suspect as Mohammed Abdou Laghaoui, age 19. He was described as armed and dangerous. The arrest took place at a location close to the shootings, Faine said. Authorities responded to reports of an active shooter near a Kroger grocery store in Deerfield Township.
  • VIDEO: Los Zetas Civil War Reaches Mexican Border City — Police Official Interrogated, Murdered

    06/09/2016 5:33:31 AM PDT · by detective · 5 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 7 Jun 2016
    A video leaked to Breitbart Texas by Mexican law enforcement shows a man being interrogated by cartel gunmen moments before his execution. The video revealed a dire warning about upcoming violence in this border city. The violence comes as two rival factions of the Los Zetas Cartel, the Cartel Del Noreste (CDN) and the Vieja Escuela Z (Old School Z)/Grupo Bravo have been at war for more than seven months. During their struggle, the Tamaulipas capital of Ciudad Victoria has been ground Zero for daily executions, regular beheadings, shootouts, drive by shootings and other acts of violence that have spread...
  • Liberal Journalist Visits Border And Is Surprised By What Residents Want

    06/08/2016 6:46:19 PM PDT · by proust · 37 replies
    Western Journalism ^ | 6/8/2016 | WJ
    Liberal Journalist Visits Border And Is Surprised By What Residents Want
  • New Surge of Central Americans Seen on Border

    06/07/2016 3:59:35 AM PDT · by C19fan · 14 replies
    Arizona Public Media ^ | June 6, 2016 | Michel Marizco
    Refugees from Central America are pouring into the United States, a trend from 2014 that seems to be resurfacing along the U.S.-Mexican border this year. Many of them are children, sent on the long journey alone. The Border Patrol, immigration courts and refugee workers were overwhelmed the last time it occurred, in 2014. Border officials have asked for more resources this time out.
  • A More Sensible Way to Border Security

    06/07/2016 12:32:05 AM PDT · by ErikJohnsky · 33 replies
    While I, in principle, agree with Trump's plan to build a wall on our southern border and make Mexico pay for it, fact is that last part is what's making this all controversial. If you look at the poll numbers, its obvious that Trump's plan himself is not popular http://www.pollingreport.com/immigration.htm but if you look back before Trump ran, http://www.pollingreport.com/immigration2.htm , building a wall was mostly favored by the American people http://www.pollingreport.com/immigration2.htm That making Mexico pay for it, and calling out their government for allowing their people to cross, was the big political mistake. While the Mexican government is somewhat complicit,...
  • When Mexicans Feared American Immigration

    06/05/2016 11:30:20 AM PDT · by ErikJohnsky · 15 replies
    And at one point, remarkably, our contemporary debate was even flipped: Hordes of Americans wanted to escape their bleak prospects for a better life—and the place they wanted to flee to was Mexico. Story Continued Below But Mexico didn’t want them. The story unfolded in the late 19th century, in the form of a little-known black migration scheme to the low-lying, underdeveloped parts of south and central Mexico—Veracruz, Oaxaca, Guerrero, Michoacán and San Luis Potosi—and was spearheaded by a man sparingly remembered by history. He intended to relocate thousands of black families to start a new colony in Mexico, which...
  • VIDEO: Middle Easterners with known ties to terrorism are being smuggled across southern border

    06/04/2016 9:24:58 AM PDT · by UMCRevMom@aol.com · 14 replies
    /powdered wig society ^ | June 4, 2016 | Thomas Madison
    We all know that terrorists are in America and more coming every day. Listen to this scary report from Congressman Duncan Hunter on Middle Eastern males with known ties to terrorism sneaking across our southern border. From The Washington Times A smuggling network has managed to sneak illegal immigrants from Middle Eastern terrorism hotbeds straight to the doorstep of the U.S., including helping one Afghan who authorities say was part of an attack plot in North America. Immigration officials have identified at least a dozen Middle Eastern men smuggled into the Western Hemisphere by a Brazilian-based network that connected them...
  • Gunmaker offers free rifles for guard towers on Trump border wall (VIDEO)

    06/04/2016 10:01:09 AM PDT · by Extremely Extreme Extremist · 13 replies
    GUNS.COM ^ | 25 MAY 2016 | JARED MORGAN
    A Phoenix-based firearms manufacturer recently made an offer Donald Trump can’t refuse. Patriot Ordnance Factory founder Frank DeSomma sent a message through Guns.com psychic medium and videographer Ben Philippi to the likely Republican presidential nominee offering firepower for one of the campaign promises the real estate tycoon has made. “Patriot Ordinance Factory will put a free rifle in every guard tower along the border of the wall you build. Remember, go Donald Trump, vote for gun rights. Do not take away our rights,” DeSomma told Guns.com during this weekend’s NRA convention in Louisville.
  • Cartels Smuggling Muslim Across Mexican Border

    06/03/2016 8:26:09 AM PDT · by BunkerHill1775 · 14 replies
    A human trafficking network based in Brazil has been caught smuggling Middle Eastern men into the United States across the Mexican border. The men come from terrorists hot spots like Afghanistan, Pakistan, and the Palestinian territories...
  • Smuggling network guided illegals from Middle East terror hotbeds to U.S. border

    06/02/2016 4:38:26 PM PDT · by Mariner · 10 replies
    The Washington Times ^ | June 2nd, 2016 | By Stephen Dinan
    A smuggling network has managed to sneak illegal immigrants from Middle East terrorism hotbeds straight to the doorstep of the U.S., including helping one Afghan man authorities say was part of an attack plot in North America. Immigration officials have identified at least a dozen Middle Eastern men smuggled into the Western Hemisphere by a Brazilian-based network that connected them with Mexicans who guided them up to the U.S. border, according to internal government documents reviewed by The Washington Times. Those smuggled included Palestinians, Pakistanis and the Afghan man who Homeland Security officials said had family ties to the Taliban...
  • Golf tournament leaving Trump’s Doral course for Mexico

    06/01/2016 4:17:50 PM PDT · by KeyLargo · 45 replies
    Miami Herald ^ | June 1, 2016
    Golf tournament leaving Trump’s Doral course for Mexico The annual event, in Doral since 1962, is moving to Mexico City The PGA gave Doral no indication if it will ever return to South Florida This comes six months after the PGA said it reevaluate the future of the tournament because of Trump’s controversial comments about Mexicans and Muslim
  • US Immigration Surged 39% in 2014-2015

    06/01/2016 4:26:18 AM PDT · by Utmost Certainty · 10 replies
    Center for Immigration Studies ^ | 06/2016 | Steven A. Camarota
    An analysis of new government data by the Center for Immigration Studies shows more than three million new legal and illegal immigrants settled in the United States in 2014 and 2015 — a 39 percent increase over the prior two years. The number of legal and illegal immigrants settling in the country is now higher than before the 2007 recession and may match the level in 2000 and 2001. Immigration from other countries has offset a decline in immigration from Mexico. Several factors have likely contributed to the rebound, including cutbacks in enforcement, an improved economy, and the expansive nature...
  • Michelle Obama tells graduates to reject ‘selfish’ leaders

    05/26/2016 2:25:15 PM PDT · by jazusamo · 74 replies
    The Wasnington Times ^ | May 26, 2016 | Dave Boyer
    In a swipe at Republicans in general and Donald Trump in particular, first lady Michelle Obama urged native American high school graduates Thursday to reject leaders who advocate “that we should be selfish.” “More than ever before, our world needs you,” Mrs. Obama told students at the Santa Fe Indian School in New Mexico. “And you don’t need your first lady to tell you that. All you have to do is tune into the news and you’ll see that right now, some of the loudest voices in our national conversation are saying things that go against every single one of...
  • Coloradans volunteer to protect the U.S. Border

    05/26/2016 9:10:22 AM PDT · by Cheerio · 5 replies
    Fox21 News ^ | May 25, 2016 | Abbie Burke
    NOGALES, Ariz. – The security of the border between the United States and Mexico, or lack there of, has been a hot topic recently – especially among the Presidential candidates. But while they debate about what they are going to do, dozens of men and women across the country are taking action now and volunteering their time to patrol the U.S. border. These men and women take time off work and away from their families to spend days camping in miserable conditions. They say they do it because of a love for their country and a desire to protect it.
  • Documents: Somali citizen tried to run over border agents in southern Arizona

    05/25/2016 4:11:32 PM PDT · by russbart · 9 replies
    A Somali citizen tried to run over Border Patrol agents in southern Arizona after a high speed pursuit, according to federal investigators.
  • Anti-illegal-immigration group the Remembrance Project out again to support Trump

    05/25/2016 1:38:48 PM PDT · by Oldeconomybuyer · 7 replies
    Los Angeles Times ^ | May 25, 2016 | by Allison Wisk
    Speaking ahead of Donald Trump at his Anaheim rally was the Texas-based group the Remembrance Project, which also appeared onstage with the Republican presidential candidate at his Costa Mesa rally in April . The nonprofit, which according to its website has been operating since 2009, bills itself as a group of "advocates for families whose loved ones were killed by illegal aliens." The group is led by conservative activist and former Texas congressional candidate Maria Espinoza, who told the Riverside Press-Enterprise at an event this month that Trump "is a listener" and was the only one of the Republican presidential...
  • Woman busted with meth burritos at U.S.-Mexico border, authorities say

    05/25/2016 10:47:34 AM PDT · by rightwingintelligentsia · 12 replies
    WOKV ^ | May 25, 2016 | Christy Turner
    NOGALES, Ariz. — U.S. Customs and Border Protection officers hungry for a drug bust seized more than a pound of meth-stuffed burritos in Arizona on Friday. Authorities at the Port of Nogales said they stopped a woman for further inspection after she crossed through a pedestrian gate on May 20. The 23-year-old claimed to have a bag of burritos, but a CPB narcotics-detection canine led officers to more than $3,000 worth of meth, authorities said.
  • At unruly N.M. rally, Trump goes after GOP Gov. Martinez

    05/25/2016 8:54:26 AM PDT · by TangledUpInBlue · 42 replies
    Yahoo News ^ | 5/25 | Holly Bailey
    Donald Trump returned to the campaign trail with a force Tuesday, veering away from his recent calls for party unity to attack New Mexico Gov. Susana Martinez, a rising star Republican and frequent critic of his campaign, as a poor leader who hasn’t done enough to stem economic problems in her state. “You’ve got to get your governor to do a better job. She’s not doing her job,” Trump said at a convention center here, at one point joking that “maybe” he should run for New Mexico governor. The presumptive Republican presidential nominee also argued Martinez has put her state...
  • Border Patrol union chief dares to speak obvious truths before Congress

    05/24/2016 3:24:17 PM PDT · by Kaslin · 12 replies
    Hot Air.com ^ | May 24, 2016 | JAZZ SHAW
    Brandon Judd, the president of the National Border Patrol Council, testified before the Senate this week and provided some remarkable clarity on subjects which probably strike anyone without a vested interest in electing Democratic candidates as blindingly obvious common sense. The subject at hand was the effect that lax immigration policy has on the illegal drug trade and continued border incursions. The long and the short of it was that when you make it ridiculously easy for people to break the law and provide them with every opportunity to face no consequences for it, they have every incentive to keep...
  • U.S. Embassy in Venezuela halts new visas for lack of personnel, high demand

    05/23/2016 1:43:06 PM PDT · by Oldeconomybuyer · 10 replies
    FOX News Latino ^ | May 23, 2016 | By Franz von Bergen
    The U.S. Embassy in Venezuela has temporarily stopped scheduling appointments for first-time visa seekers because of the consular staff is insufficient to serve the overwhelming demand, the consular office announced. The measure applies to all new tourist and business visas, for which an average of 1,800 applications were being filed daily. "We had to make this decision because in the last eight months [Venezuela's] Foreign Ministry hasn't responded to various requests to increase personnel," said Lola Petrova, the embassy spokeswoman. She said that with the current number of employees they can handle 800 daily appointments at the most. In an...
  • What Would It Take for Donald Trump to Deport 11 Million and Build a Wall?

    05/20/2016 8:39:08 AM PDT · by conservative98 · 145 replies
    The New York Times ^ | MAY 19, 2016 | JULIA PRESTON, ALAN RAPPEPORT and MATT RICHTEL
    He has said that the wall would be built from precast concrete and steel and that it could be 50 feet tall, if not higher. After calling for it to extend across the entire 2,000-mile southern border, he more recently said half that length could be sufficient because of natural barriers. He has pegged the cost at $4 billion to $12 billion, most recently settling on around $10b. Some see that as low. “There’s a lot of logistics involved in this, and I don’t know how thoroughly they’ve thought it out,” said Todd Sternfeld, chief executive of Superior Concrete, a...
  • Nuke threat on southern border? Texas game wardens issued radiation detectors

    05/15/2016 6:25:09 AM PDT · by Nachum · 18 replies
    wnd ^ | 5/14/16 | staff
    As if the U.S. isn’t facing enough threats from its southern borders, Americans can be concerned with yet another: terrorism in the form of nuclear weapons. The potential for smuggling in nuclear or radioactive weapons of mass destruction has been suggested for a long time, and now the Long Star state is taking the threat more seriously. Texas game wardens don’t just cover land issues such as poaching, wildlife management or even illegal chemical dumping. They’re also on the water, monitoring for fishing violations – and now, terrorism. “One fear is that terrorists could try to smuggle radioactive material into...
  • Illegal Immigration and the Fulfillment of Book of Mormon Prophecy (Why Mormons Oppose Trump)

    05/15/2016 12:00:19 AM PDT · by Trumpinator · 56 replies
    ldsliberty.org ^ | Apr 30, 2010 | Greg West
    The recent signing of a controversial immigration law in Arizona has generated a lot of media attention. While passions run high and the two sides trade epithets, protests are being organized that have the potential to turn violent and further polarize the nation. ...snip... Latter-day saints regard the lands of North, South, and Central America as this choice land. It has been foreordained by God to be a land of freedom. In 2 Nephi chapter 1, we read the words of Nephi, where he rejoiced that God had given his posterity this land by covenant. ...snip... The growth of the...
  • Hillary Pledges Open Borders, Levin Responds with Attack on Trump’s Tariffs

    05/14/2016 6:07:44 PM PDT · by Rockitz · 132 replies
    Breitbart.com ^ | 14 May 2016 | Julia Hahn
    Last week, Donald Trump met with the family members of Sarah Root, a beautiful, beaming 21-year-old girl slaughtered by an illegal alien in Nebraska the day after graduating from college with 4.0 GPA. Later that day, Trump warned, “Crooked Hillary Clinton wants completely open borders.” Indeed, a review of Clinton’s campaign website reveals that her immigration plan is even more radical than that of Barack Obama, who completely suspended enforcement of America’s immigration law and printed hundreds of thousands of work permits for illegal aliens. However, a much more pressing topic seems to have triggered the passions of radio host...
  • City Assisting with Influx of People Crossing Border Illegally

    05/12/2016 6:01:32 AM PDT · by Jane Long · 21 replies
    KRGV.com ^ | May 11, 2016 | Staff
    MCALLEN — The impact of people who enter the country illegally is costing taxpayers for now. The city of McAllen is helping with the current influx. The tab is running. McAllen spent $365,736 since the first influx of Central Americans hit the Rio Grande Valley two years ago. Now, the city is preparing for another wave. The goal is to goal is to get ahead of the game by talking to people who run the Sacred Heart Respite Center. “We have communications on a daily basis, morning and afternoons,” said Josh Ramirez, McAllen Health Department director. Two-hundred people were dropped...
  • Panama begins flying 3,800 stranded Cubans to U.S.-Mexico border

    05/10/2016 10:34:13 AM PDT · by Nachum · 22 replies
    Associated Press ^ | 5/10/16 | Staff
    PANAMA CITY – Panama has closed its border to Cuban immigrants trying to make their way north to the United States and once again is flying Cubans who already made it to the country to the Mexico-U.S. border. President Juan Carlos Varela said Monday he had agreed with his Mexican counterpart to fly 3,800 Cubans already stranded for weeks while trying to get to the U.S. Varela says it was a difficult decision, but necessary because Nicaragua closed its border to Cubans last year and impeded their journey north. Cubans are admitted to the United States. if they get to
  • Romney Warns Against ‘Demagogues’ Scapegoating Immigrants and Muslims

    05/10/2016 7:34:56 AM PDT · by detective · 58 replies
    On Saturday during the the commencement address at Trine University in Angola, IN, 2012 GOP presidential nominee former Gov. Mitt Romney (R-MA) took what appeared to be a jab at likely presumptive presidential nominee Donald Trump and Democratic presidential nominee Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-VT). Romney warned against “demagogues” that scapegoat immigrants and Muslims on the right and bankers and business people on the left.
  • Border Apprehensions of Unaccompanied Minors from Central America May Top 2014 Levels

    05/09/2016 7:34:45 AM PDT · by AuntB · 21 replies
    Phoenix New Times ^ | May 9, 2016 | Stephen Lemons
    ... U.S. Customs and Border Patrol statistics show that apprehensions of unaccompanied minors from Central America have spiked to levels near those in the first six months of fiscal year 2014, when the issue became a political football and a source of hysteria for some Americans. According to a recent report by the Pew Research Center, CBP apprehended 27,754 unaccompanied minors on the U.S.-Mexico border during the fist six months of the 2016 fiscal year, which began this past October 1. That's close to the mark reached for the first six months of fiscal year 2014 (28,579) and 78 percent...
  • Illegal immigrant numbers skyrocket at Mexican border

    05/04/2016 6:13:35 PM PDT · by RayofHope · 16 replies
    The Hill ^ | 04/05/2016 | Mike Lillis
    Child migration is surging again. The number of families and unaccompanied children apprehended on the southern border has skyrocketed this year, according to new figures from the Obama administration. The numbers, compiled by the U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP), reveal that child migration is on par with 2014 levels, when a wave of kids –– thousands of them unaccompanied –– arrived at the southern border. The surge of illegal immigration quickly swamped border authorities, immigration courts and health and humanitarian workers, while sparking a political battle on Capitol Hill over the cause and proper response to the crisis.
  • Hamas announces calming of tensions along Gaza border

    05/04/2016 3:58:33 PM PDT · by Eleutheria5 · 8 replies
    Arutz Sheva ^ | 5/5/16 | Elad Benari
    Hamas announced on Wednesday night that it had reached understandings with Israel on calming the tensions along the Gaza border and stopping the fire towards southern Israel. One of the leaders of the organization said that in return, Israel had undertaken upon itself not to conduct operations inside Gaza. Hamas leader Mousa Abu Marzouk, commenting on Facebook on the understandings, said they had been reached with Egyptian mediation. “What happened on the Gaza border was a Zionist attempt to apply a new reality on the border. This required Hamas to rise up in order to prevent the tools of the...
  • Cartel Smugglers Tried to Rape 11-Year-Old Migrant Girl in Texas at Border — Brutally Beat Her

    05/04/2016 7:10:41 AM PDT · by detective · 10 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 4 May 2016 | Ildefonso Ortiz
    Truncated title. Full title: Cartel Smugglers Tried to Rape 11-Year-Old Migrant Girl in Texas at Border — Brutally Beat Her Mother Mexican cartel human smugglers tried to rape an 11-year-old girl from Honduras and then brutally beat the girl’s mother when the woman tried to protect her daughter — all of which occurred in the state of Texas near the U.S.-Mexico border. The attack took place on Saturday night near on the banks of the Rio Grande when a woman from Honduras, her cousin and her 11-year-old daughter were rafted over by human smugglers, information provided to Breitbart Texas by...
  • Heinrich seeks to boost border security across NM’s Bootheel

    05/03/2016 1:56:43 PM PDT · by Tammy8 · 11 replies
    Albuquerque Journal ^ | May 2, 2016 | Lauren Villagran
    Remote, rugged terrain. That is the phrase used over and over to describe New Mexico’s Bootheel by the people who live there, the agents who guard the border and the politicians who say they are trying to figure out how to fill gaps in resources to get that job done. Making those words understood in Washington, D.C., has been no easy task. “We need more focus in Washington, D.C., on these remote areas,” Sen. Martin Heinrich, D-NM, told me Monday. Heinrich spent the weekend touring the Bootheel with the Border Patrol and visiting with ranchers. Last month, Sen. Tom Udall,...
  • Remember in 2014 When Ted Cruz Passed Out Goodie Bags and Toys to Illegal Aliens?

    05/03/2016 5:31:00 AM PDT · by detective · 36 replies
    Conservative Treehouse ^ | May 3, 2016 | Sundance
    On July 19th 2014 Senator Ted Cruz went to McAllen Texas and passed out bags of goodies, treats and toys to illegal aliens as they crossed the border from Mexico.
  • Family Reunification for Illegal Aliens Disguised as Refugee Resettlement

    05/02/2016 8:17:55 AM PDT · by Oldeconomybuyer · 5 replies
    PR Newswire ^ | May 2, 2016 | Center for Immigration Studies
    The Center for Immigration Studies has released a new report, "Welcoming Unaccompanied Alien Children to the United States", analyzing the Obama administration's persistent efforts to relocate the children of Central American illegal aliens to the United States. The report is online at http://cis.org/Welcoming-Unaccompanied-Alien-Children-to-the-United-States. When the illegal flow of mostly teen-age boys from Guatemala, Honduras, and El Salvador across the border reached record levels in 2014, the administration at first tried to arrange for them to stay by presenting them as victims of trafficking. But for the immigration benefits of being trafficked to apply, there must be coercion and exploitation; this...
  • Civil Rights Group Says Park Rangers’ Uniforms Are ‘Threatening’ To Latinos For ABSURD Reason

    05/02/2016 5:37:54 AM PDT · by KeyLargo · 55 replies
    Freedom Daily ^ | Jeff Rainforth
    Civil Rights Group Says Park Rangers’ Uniforms Are ‘Threatening’ To Latinos For ABSURD Reason By Jeff Rainforth A coalition of lawmakers and civil rights groups has a message for the National Park Service: your uniforms and vehicles are “very threatening” to Latinos. Maite Arce of the Hispanic Access Foundation delivered the “really tough” message during a press conference on Thursday: “It’s such a shame that something as simple as the uniform and it’s similarity to the border patrol’s uniform — in the coloring — could be very threatening to certain segments of the Latino population. So a discussion about that...
  • Mexico Is Sending Us Colonists, Not Immigrants

    05/01/2016 11:19:05 AM PDT · by Tammy8 · 77 replies
    Breitbart ^ | April 30, 2016 | Tom Tancredo
    “Mexico First” has been the open, avowed policy of the government of Mexico for a generation, and Mexico expects its former residents to be loyal to Mexico for the next 200 years. Yet, when Donald Trump calls for an “America First” foreign policy, as he did in a speech this past week, he is denounced by pundits and the national security establishment for “nativism” and “demagoguery,” as if that policy is a novel and radical idea. Well, not in Mexico. I know that for a fact because I had it explained to me in Mexico City back in 2001 by...
  • Consistent Surge of People Crossing Illegally

    04/29/2016 6:40:04 AM PDT · by Tammy8 · 14 replies
    KRGV ^ | April 28, 2016
    BROWNSVILLE – The number of people crossing the border illegally is on the rise. The Border Patrol chief said the number of people coming across is consistent with the surge two years ago. Chief Patrol Agent and Commander of the South Texas Corridor Manuel Padilla Jr. insisted this time, his agents are better prepared and border security isn’t in jeopardy. However, some people don’t agree. More than 80,000 people crossed the border illegally since October. It includes more unaccompanied children and family members from Central America and Mexico. It’s about the same as during the immigration crisis of 2014.
  • Awash in Mexican heroin

    04/29/2016 1:43:38 AM PDT · by blueplum · 53 replies
    Albuquerque Journal ^ | 24 April 2016 | Mike Gallagher
    When federal officials talk about a flood of heroin entering the country, they are not exaggerating. In recent years the amount of heroin produced in Mexico has more than doubled – from less than 60 tons to more than 140 tons last year. It’s cheap. It’s plentiful. And all of it is destined for buyers in the United States. [snip]New Mexico, as a border state, is a transit state for all drugs coming north from Mexico, whether the drugs are smuggled into California, Arizona or through the ports of entry in southern New Mexico or El Paso.
  • Illegal immigrant families crossing border at record pace in 2016

    04/28/2016 2:16:21 PM PDT · by Tammy8 · 29 replies
    The Washington Times ^ | Stephen Dinan
    Illegal immigrant families are streaming across the border at record pace, according to new Border Patrol statistics released Friday morning that show more than 32,000 have been caught trying to sneak into the U.S. That’s nearly 40 percent higher than the previous record of 2014, and it’s well more than double last year’s pace, suggesting that the government’s relaxed enforcement policies have backfired and invited a new wave of illegal crossers.
  • The 2010 census missed thousands of California's Latino children

    04/28/2016 10:38:39 AM PDT · by Oldeconomybuyer · 26 replies
    Los Angeles Times ^ | April 28, 2016 | By Sarah D. Wire
    More than 113,000 young Latinos in California weren't counted in the 2010 census, a new study says, and Latino advocacy groups want to be sure the U.S. Census Bureau is working to reduce that number in 2020. With an estimated 47,000 uncounted Latino children, Los Angeles County alone is home to 12% of the estimated 400,000 Latino children in the U.S. not counted in 2010, according to a study released Tuesday by the National Assn. of Latino Elected and Appointed Officials Educational Fund and Child Trends' Hispanic Institute. California could gain another congressional seat in 2020, and "that will depend...
  • Austria Plans Fence to Stop Migrants at Border With Italy

    04/28/2016 4:19:13 AM PDT · by Oldeconomybuyer · 15 replies
    NBC News ^ | April 27, 2016 | Reuters
    Austria outlined plans Wednesday to erect a fence at a border crossing with Italy that is a vital link between northern and southern Europe, escalating a stand-off over how to handle a migration crisis. Migrants are crossing the Mediterranean Sea from Africa to Italy in growing numbers, and Austria has said Rome must stop them from traveling onward toward northern Europe or it will have to introduce border controls at the Brenner Pass in the Alps. But with Austrian preparations for controls already under way, Italian Prime Minister Matteo Renzi said Austria's move was "shamelessly against European rules, as well...
  • Teachers Advocate for Removal of Barriers and Fear for Undocumented Students

    04/27/2016 7:45:51 AM PDT · by Oldeconomybuyer · 41 replies
    U.S. Department of Education ^ | April 26, 2016 | by Alice Dominguez
    Two words dominated the conversation at ED's Tea with Teachers last week on the topic of supporting undocumented students: fear and hope. Educators balanced their concerns for their undocumented and mixed-status students, while acknowledging the hope that they ultimately deserve. During the tea, I couldn't help but think of the student from my school district, who was sitting in a jail cell rather than a classroom, feeling those same emotions. Wildin David Guillen Acosta was taken from his front yard on his way to his Durham, N.C., school in January, while his mother watched helplessly from their home. He would...