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  • Congress fails again to stop Trump from using military money for his border wall

    10/17/2019 2:42:37 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 51 replies
    CNBC ^ | October 17, 2019 | Jacob Pramuk
    Congress fell short Thursday in its second attempt to end the national emergency President Donald Trump declared to secure money for his proposed border wall. Both chambers of Congress have passed measures to block Trump’s declaration twice since the president took the step in March, prompting two vetoes. Lawmakers failed to override the second veto Thursday as the GOP-held Senate could not muster the two-thirds majority needed. The chamber voted by a 53-36 margin to end the emergency. Ten Republicans voted with Democrats in supporting the resolution. Democrats and some Republicans have accused the president of overreaching and disregarding Congress’...
  • Statement from the Press Secretary (judiciary ruling blocking enforcement of immigration law)

    10/11/2019 6:37:27 PM PDT · by ransomnote · 4 replies
    whitehouse.gov ^ | 10/11/19 | Whitehouse
    Issued on: October 11, 2019 It is extremely disappointing that yet another judicial ruling has blocked—on a nationwide basis—this Administration’s efforts to restore integrity to the immigration system, consistent with the plain meaning and clear intent of the law.  The public charge ground of inadmissibility has been a part of United States immigration law for more than 100 years, and is explicitly authorized by Section 212(a)(4) of the Immigration and Nationality Act.  Congress has also made clear that aliens should “not depend on public resources to meet their needs.”  But the rulings today prevent our Nation’s immigration officers from ensuring...
  • Denmark sets up temporary border control with Sweden after attacks

    10/10/2019 6:11:53 PM PDT · by RomanSoldier19 · 36 replies
    Reuters ^ | OCTOBER 10, 2019 | Reuters
    Denmark sets up temporary border control with Sweden after attacks 
COPENHAGEN (Reuters) - Denmark is to impose temporary border controls at the Swedish border next month, after Swedes were suspected of being behind a number of serious attacks this year in the Danish capital Copenhagen, the justice minister said on Thursday
  • Trump Administration Awards New Contracts To Build 65 More Miles Of Border Wall...

    10/01/2019 2:48:42 AM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 9 replies
    Newsweek ^ | October 1, 2019 | Chantal Da Silva
    The Trump administration has awarded three new contracts to build about 65 miles of new border wall across the Rio Grande Valley—the busiest sector for Border Patrol agents. According to a press release from the U.S. Customs and Border Protection agency (CBP), the new border wall sections will be built across Starr, Hidalgo and Cameron Counties in Texas. "The border wall system will include an 18-30 foot tall steel bollard wall, all-weather roads, lighting, enforcement cameras, and other related technology to create a complete enforcement zone," the press release states. Construction of the new border wall sections is expected to...
  • The Death of American Citizenship

    09/26/2019 5:58:38 AM PDT · by artichokegrower · 11 replies
    Real Clear Politics ^ | September 26, 2019 | Victor Davis Hanson
    Yet the concept of citizenship is being assaulted on the premodern side by the legal blending of mere residency with citizenship.
  • Slovenia: Citizen defense force formed to stop illegal migration

    09/21/2019 7:20:17 PM PDT · by NachOsten · 25 replies
    voice of europe ^ | Arthur Lyons
    Citizens in the small central European state of Slovenia have formed a civil defense force to put a stop to illegal migrants entering their country from Croatia.The Balkan route for migrants heading north from Turkey and Greece into Germany is well-known. However, thanks to Hungary’s national populist Prime Minister Viktor Orbán, the classic Balkan route which starts from Turkey or Greece, goes through Serbia, and then into Hungary has been sealed off. ‘Replacement Migration’, as the United Nation puts it, now comes mainly comes through Bosnia, Croatia, Serbia, and Austria. This is the alternative route that’s been established for illegal...
  • Trump officials mull plan to divert billions more to border wall: report

    09/20/2019 7:05:12 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 50 replies
    The Hill ^ | September 20, 2019 | Rachel Frazin
    Trump administration officials are reportedly contemplating a plan to again redirect billions more in military funding to pay for wall construction at the U.S.-Mexico border next year, three administration officials told The Washington Post. The officials reportedly said that senior officials talked about a plan to pressure lawmakers to reimburse $3.6 billion in Defense Department funds at a meeting last week led by presidential adviser Jared Kushner. The Post reported, citing officials, that the White House has requested $5 billion more for wall funding in 2020 from the Department of Homeland Security, but if that doesn't get approval, the administration...
  • Washington state sues Trump over diverted military funding

    09/19/2019 1:46:21 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 16 replies
    KCPQ-TV ^ | September 19, 2019 | The Associated Press
    Washington state's attorney general sued President Donald Trump on Thursday over his plan to shift more than $3.6 billion in military construction funding to help build a border wall. In Washington state, Trump's plan would divert $89 million from a pier project at a submarine base west of Seattle. State Attorney General Bob Ferguson filed the lawsuit in U.S. District Court against Trump and other administration officials, saying it was a "misuse of his presidential emergency powers to accomplish an ideological political goal." The cuts stemmed from a Feb. 15 declaration by Trump that a national emergency exists at the...
  • New Mexico finally gets better border wall

    09/15/2019 12:07:41 AM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 60 replies
    The Albuquerque Journal ^ | September 15, 2019 | Yvette Herrell
    President Trump is keeping his pledge on border security – despite the Democrats’ obstruction campaign, the new border wall is coming to New Mexico. Construction crews have already begun reinforcing a 46-mile stretch of the border to protect our state from the growing threat of illegal immigration. For all intents and purposes, this is actually a brand new stretch of border wall, because the old barrier did practically nothing to stop people from crossing the border into New Mexico illegally, as demonstrated in a video clip from 2005 that shows illegal immigrants swarming over it with ease. Similar construction projects...
  • An illegals racket so big migrants can now leave Yelp ratings? Check out Michelle Malkin's new book

    09/12/2019 5:54:19 PM PDT · by Kid Shelleen · 2 replies
    American Thinker ^ | 09/09/2019 | Monica Showalter
    To get a sense of just how out of "the shadows" the vast illegal alien smuggling pipeline to America is, consider the little mention that migrants can now offer Yelp-style reviews for attaining the finest in illegal alien–enabling services, not just in one's choice of smuggling coyote, but in all the vast numbers of choices in NGOs offering shelters and services, according to Michelle Malkin, whose new book, Open Borders: Who's Funding America's Destruction, comes out tomorrow.
  • The Politically Incorrect Guide To Immigration

    09/09/2019 5:37:32 PM PDT · by OddLane · 1 replies
    Youtube ^ | 9/9/19 | Gerard Perry
    I review John Zmirak's treatise on dealing with immigration in a 21st century context, and explore why the left has recast legitimate opposition to mass immigration and illegal immigration as racism and xenophobia.
  • Feds: Nearly 900 Migrants with Mumps Disease Arrived in U.S. Last Year

    09/09/2019 7:49:23 AM PDT · by Mr. Mojo · 13 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 8 Sep 2019 | JOHN BINDER
    Since September 2018, nearly 900 migrants arriving at the United States-Mexico border have been confirmed or suspected to have mumps, a federal report reveals. A report by the Center for Disease Control (CDC) details how the contagious mumps disease has spread across 19 states in 57 detention facilities among migrants — those illegally crossing the southern border and those seeking asylum. Between September 2018 and August 2019, about 898 cases of migrants who had arrived to the U.S. and were in federal detention were reported to have mumps. Another 33 cases of mumps were reported among staff members at the...
  • Ilhan Omar Demands UN Take Control of US Borders in Mirror of European Migrant Crisis

    08/29/2019 6:08:00 PM PDT · by Farcesensitive · 60 replies
    Infowars ^ | August 29, 2019 | Paul Joseph Watson
    Rep. Ilhan Omar is demanding that the United Nations take control of the U.S. border with Mexico in a mirror of how Europe was inundated with migrants following lobbying from international bodies. “We should do what any other country does by dealing with this situation in a serious way,” Omar said during an immigration forum in south Minneapolis. “So, we have to bring in the United Nations high commissioner on refugees, an agency that has the expertise and the training to handle massive flows of refugees humanely.” Rep. Ilhan Omar (D-MN) says the *United Nations* must be brought in to...
  • AFRICAN INVADERS trying to get into the U.S. attack Mexican military police

    08/29/2019 12:17:36 PM PDT · by robowombat · 33 replies
    BARENAKEDISLAM ^ | AUGUST 28, 2019
    AFRICAN INVADERS trying to get into the U.S. attack Mexican military police AUGUST 28, 2019 BY BARENAKEDISLAM And we know that many of these African invaders are Muslims. Terror group Hezbollah is known to use our Southern border as a means of breaking and entering. Videos from Tuesday show the migrants from Africa attacking military police who protect themselves with helmets and riot shields, while other migrants throw objects at them. The attacks took place outside the Siglo XXI immigrant detention centre in Tapachula near the Guatemalan border and have been going on for days, as the invaders demand “free...
  • Endless fear: Undocumented immigrants grapple with anxiety, depression under Trump

    08/27/2019 3:59:12 PM PDT · by PROCON · 96 replies
    usatoday | August 25, 2019 | Olivia Sanchez
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  • How The Border Patrol Protects The US On The Southern Border

    08/22/2019 1:06:01 PM PDT · by rktman · 3 replies
    dailycaller.com ^ | 8/22/2019 | Caitlin McFall
    Agents of the United States Border Patrol risk their lives on a daily basis to protect the U.S. southern border from illegal immigration. The vast amount of families that are crossing the border illegally may be the most widely reported immigration news in the media right now, but the US Border Patrol risk their lives on a daily basis to secure the southern border. The El Paso, TX sector is one of the most dangerous places along the southern border. Agents face threats not from migrants who are trying to seek asylum or refugee, but rather illegal immigrants trying to...
  • Report: Billionaire Kochs Peddled Job-Killing Free Trade Agenda to Democrats

    08/19/2019 8:03:26 AM PDT · by Mr. Mojo · 14 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 18 Aug 2019 | JOHN BINDER
    The pro-mass immigration Koch brothers, mega-donors to the GOP establishment, helped market endless free trade policies to Democrat politicians, a new book details. A report by the Intercept outlines a recently released book titled Kochland by Christopher Leonard where the author alleges that brothers Charles and David Koch funded a 2007 report by the left-wing Third Way organization to warn Democrat politicians against the populist, economic nationalist arguments made by Lou Dobbs at the time. Though aligned for the last few decades with Republican lawmakers, the Kochs were major supporters of the economic policies of the Obama administration which sought...
  • Open Borders: The Final Stage of Insanity

    08/14/2019 2:33:27 PM PDT · by huckfillary · 16 replies
    Daily Dose of Reason ^ | August 13, 2019 | Michael J. Hurd
    Having an open border combined with a welfare state is crazy. It’s like having a really nice house with really nice things inside, and then telling people, “It’s all yours. Come on in any time you want. Take whatever you wish”. What do you think would happen? It’s stupid not to have locks on your doors. But it’s even more stupid to treat all your things as if they all belong to others. Yet that’s pretty much what we’re doing now in America, or at least we WILL be doing if the leftists, Democrats and RINO types get their way....
  • Jeff Bezos’ WaPo: ICE Raids Are ‘Cruel,’ Businesses Need Illegal Alien Workers

    08/13/2019 6:08:29 AM PDT · by PapaBear3625 · 53 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 12 Aug 2019 | John Binder
    The Washington Post, owned by billionaire Jeff Bezos, who is also the CEO of Amazon, released an editorial this week blasting the enforcement of national immigration law as “cruel” and said U.S. businesses should not be deprived of employing illegal alien workers. In an editorial in the Washington Post, the editors wrote that the recent raids on seven Mississippi food processing plants by Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) agents were “cruel” and “pointless” despite arresting and identifying 680 illegal workers, including more than 200 who had previous criminal records. About 300 of the illegal workers arrested were released that same...
  • MS ICE raids: 300 of the 680 detainees released

    08/08/2019 5:22:38 PM PDT · by zeestephen · 12 replies
    MSN.com ^ | 08 August 2019 | Sarah Fowler
    About 300 of the 680 people detained in Wednesday's federal Immigration and Customs Enforcement raid were released the same day, officials said...If a couple was detained with minor children at home, one of them would be released on "humanitarian grounds." Single parents with minor children at home also were released.