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  • State Dept Gives Us More Clinton Emails “Found” by the FBI [Weekly Update]

    03/20/2020 2:44:38 PM PDT · by jazusamo · 19 replies
    Judicial Watch ^ | March 20, 2020 | Tom Fitton
    New Clinton Emails Include Benghazi and Classified Information Schiff Asserts Privilege over His Impeachment Phone Record Subpoenas FBI Shuts Online Public Records Operation over Coronavirus Another Illegal Immigrant Caravan Leaves Honduras for the U.S. New Clinton Emails Include Benghazi and Classified Information The FBI found more Hillary Clinton emails. This is, of course, after the State Department assured us long ago it had produced all releasable Clinton emails, including emails recovered by the FBI that Clinton tried to destroy or withhold. We released 80 pages of emails that further document how former Secretary of State Clinton used her unsecure,...
  • Another Illegal Immigrant Caravan Leaves Honduras for U.S.

    03/17/2020 3:00:58 PM PDT · by jazusamo · 107 replies
    Judicial Watch ^ | March 17, 2020 | Staff
    While the world is absorbed in the Coronavirus drama, yet another caravan of illegal immigrants is heading north to the United States from Central America. The group departed recently from the northern Honduran city of San Pedro Sula and is making its way to Guatemala en route to the southern Mexican state of Chiapas. The final destination is the U.S., according to a Mexican news report that reveals the caravan has some 500 Central Americans but is expected to grow along the way. “They left their country due to a lack of work opportunities and prevailing violence,” according to the...
  • Dodge Grand Caravan discontinued after 36 years

    03/02/2020 9:04:52 AM PST · by Olog-hai · 52 replies
    Fox News ^ | 03/02/2020 | Gary Gastelu
    The Dodge Grand Caravan’s journey is finally ending this spring. The minivan is scheduled to end production on May 22, the automaker has confirmed. The Caravan was introduced alongside the Plymouth Voyager in 1984 as a “garageable” van that helped kick off the minivan craze that continued through the 1990s, until family car buyers started making the shift to SUVs. The stretched Grand Caravan was added to the lineup in 1987 and eventually became the only version offered. The Caravan lived through five generations, with the current one dating back to 2008. U.S. sales topped 300,000 in 1996 and 1997,...
  • Why It’s Safe to Declare Trump Victory Over the 2019 Migrant Crisis. But Violent Caravans Aim to Take It Away

    01/27/2020 7:59:35 AM PST · by SeekAndFind · 11 replies
    Townhall ^ | 01/27/2020 | Todd Bensman
    TACUN UMAN, Guatemala – Chanting “Hon-dur-as! Hon-dur-as! Hon-dur-as!” hundreds of migrants from the first U.S.-bound caravan of 2020 last week showed up at the Puente Rodolfo Robles International bridge in this violent smuggler’s town on Guatemala’s northwestern border with Mexico, always a symbolic turnstile to the American goal line. Mexican officials on the other side had let the hundreds of caravan migrants stacking up here by the hour know they would be allowed to cross in the morning. But visible excitement went negative, then dissipated into disbelief, as I explained to a dozen young male migrants surrounding me of the...
  • Special Trump Impeachment Trial Update, DOJ Disavows Trump Spy Warrants, & MORE! [Weekly Update]

    01/24/2020 3:36:21 PM PST · by jazusamo · 17 replies
    Judicial Watch ^ | January 24, 2020 | Tom Fitton
    Impeachment-Coup Update Judicial Watch Files New Supreme Court Brief in Key Abortion Case Honduras Arrests U.S.-Bound Iranians as New Caravan Heads North Trans State Workers Sue Florida Demanding Support for Controversial Surgeries The New Anti-Semitic Moment Impeachment-Coup Update The President, the rule of law, and our Constitution continue to be abused as the Senate impeachment trial of President Trump continues. We’ve done many media interviews on the current crisis, notably with Lou Dobbs and Dan Bongino. (My interview with Dan was retweeted by President Trump!) The president is going to be acquitted but with significant damage to our republic,...
  • Mexico Halts Honduran Migrant Caravan At Guatemala Entry Point: Safe Third Country Agreement In Effect

    01/19/2020 7:06:59 PM PST · by SeekAndFind · 16 replies
    Hotair ^ | 01/19/2020 | Karen Townsend
    A new caravan formed in Honduras with about 2,500 migrants traveling toward the U.S.- Mexico border. Saturday the Mexican National Guard stepped up and honored the “safe third country” agreement. The migrants were denied entry into Mexico at the Guatemala-Mexico border. Last November the Trump administration entered into a series of regional agreements with countries including Mexico, Guatemala, and El Salvador. The goal is to reduce the burden of Central American migrant caravans arriving at the U.S. border. Migrants are being returned to Guatemala, sent back to their home country, or allowed to enter the Migrant Protection Protocols (MPP)...
  • 1,000 Honduran Migrants Preparing NEW US-Bound Caravan

    01/15/2020 8:16:45 AM PST · by rhett october · 28 replies
    Yahoo News ^ | January 15, 2020 | AFP
    San Pedro Sula (Honduras) (AFP) - Close to 1,000 people have gathered in Honduras' second city forming a migrant caravan that will soon head for the United States, a human rights activist told AFP. Thousands of Central American migrants have been braving the risk of extortion, kidnap and even murder as they flee poverty and gang violence in their homelands in a bid to reach the American dream, much to the annoyance of US President Donald Trump. "Right now we're close to 1,000 people but there are buses arriving from different parts of the country," Bartolo Fuentes, a journalist, human...
  • A Year After the Caravans, Has Trump Won?

    12/09/2019 5:41:38 AM PST · by BeauBo · 19 replies
    The Nation (Left Wing) ^ | December 9th, 2019 | Jack Herrera
    A year has passed since two Central American caravans arrived in Tijuana last fall... everything has changed... Today, few Central American asylum seekers have been able to make it to Tijuana. In the last 12 months, a combination of US deterrence policy and a massive Mexican immigration crackdown has destroyed northward movement towards Tijuana... Tijuana looks much different today than it did a year ago. When the caravans first arrived, the international media descended on the city in a swarm; camera flashes lit up shelters. Now, the city has mostly recovered from the chaos of last fall. Migration from the...
  • Mexico halts caravan of 2,000 migrants bound for US; critics call roundup a 'human hunt'

    10/13/2019 6:15:55 PM PDT · by jazusamo · 40 replies
    Fox News ^ | October 13, 2019 | Bradford Betz
    A caravan of roughly 2,000 migrants bound for the United States early Saturday was halted by Mexican authorities only a few hours into their journey, according to officials. The caravan, which consisted of migrants from Africa, the Caribbean, and Central America, left before dawn from Tapachula, a town in southern Mexico near the Guatemalan border, Reuters reported. Many of the migrants who departed from Tapachula early in the morning had been held up there for weeks or months, awaiting residency or transit papers from Mexican authorities. About 24 miles into their journey, federal police and national guardsmen blocked their path....
  • Trump Just Punished Central American Nations for Unleashing Migrant Caravans on U.S.

    06/17/2019 8:43:41 PM PDT · by montag813 · 13 replies
    24News ^ | 06-17-2019 | Jenn Carter
    by Jenn Carter This year has witnessed an unprecedented invasion of foreigners across the U.S. Southern border, as caravans of migrants and illegal aliens, mainly from Central America have flooded through Mexico en route to a wide-open American border, and totally understaffed and unprepared Border Patrol. The numbers have been an absolute nightmare for the United States, blowing past any prior year on record: On May 31st, President Trump threatened Mexico with massive tariffs on their goods unless they immediately took major actions to stop this invasion. And just 8 days later, Mexico capitulated, agreeing to a broad swath...
  • Top Democrats ‘Disappointed’ Mexico Tariff Threat Worked, Accuse Trump of Caving to Pressure

    06/09/2019 10:38:53 AM PDT · by jazusamo · 40 replies
    PJ Media ^ | June 9, 2019 | Matt Margolis
    Trump’s success in getting Mexico to agree to do more to curb the flow of illegal immigrants through their country and into the United States should be receiving universal praise, but unfortunately, Democrats, who we all know want to see illegal immigration increase to help secure their party’s power in government, couldn’t concede that Trump’s plan worked. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi called Trump’s tariff threat, which succeeded in its goal, a counterproductive exercise in “threats and temper tantrums.” “President Trump undermined America’s preeminent leadership role in the world by recklessly threatening to impose tariffs on our close friend and neighbor...
  • Dem rep: 'Evidence is clear' that migrant child deaths are 'intentional'

    05/22/2019 10:35:06 AM PDT · by jazusamo · 77 replies
    The Hill ^ | May 22, 2019 | Rachel Frazin
    Rep. Lauren Underwood (D-Ill.) said at a Wednesday congressional hearing that she believes deaths of migrant children at the U.S.-Mexico border are "intentional." Her comments, made to Acting Homeland Security Secretary Kevin McAleenan as he testified to the House Committee on Homeland Security, come days after the announcement that a Guatemalan teen was the fifth minor to die at the border since December. "With five kids that have died ... the evidence is really clear that this is intentional, it’s a policy choice being made on purpose by this administration and it’s cruel and inhumane," the freshman Democrat, who is...
  • U.S. Border Agent; "It's bad. REALLY BAD!"

    04/28/2019 10:41:16 PM PDT · by Steve Van Doorn · 73 replies
    youtube ^ | Apr 28, 2019 | Michael DiBari
    Boarder agent explains how boarder policy is what is creating the mess at the boarder. They are not allowed to hold family longer then 21 days and they're crossing by the thousands. His job is to go after the smugglers which they must release because the jails are full. He personally captured the same smuggler six times in the past month an it's happening everyday. He says he catch's maybe 5% right now. He keeps repeating over and over after every story "it's bad is bad"
  • Pope Francis donates $500,000 to migrants at US border

    04/27/2019 1:34:03 PM PDT · by Jyotishi · 101 replies
    ABC News ^ | April 27, 2019 | Soo Youn
    Pope Francis donated $500,000 to Mexico-based projects to help migrant communities as media attention has faded, the Vatican said Saturday. The funds will be distributed between 27 projects associated with 16 Mexican dioceses and congregations, all of which asked for help to continue providing food, lodging, and basic necessities to those fleeing their home countries through Mexico. “In recent months, thousands of migrants have arrived in Mexico, having travelled more than 4,000 kilometers on foot and with makeshift vehicles from Honduras, El Salvador and Guatemala. Men and women, often with young children, flee poverty and violence, hoping for a better...
  • Caravan stopped in Mexico?

    04/25/2019 9:43:22 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 11 replies
    American Thinker ^ | 04/25/2019 | Silvio Canto Jr.
    For some time, I've written here that my Mexican friends south of the border are puzzled with the caravans walking through their country.   For whatever reason, Mexico may be changing strategy.   Yesterday, we learned about the fate of some Central Americans who entered Mexico.  This is from the Los Angeles Times:    Mexican police and immigration officials in the southern state of Chiapas on Monday rounded up hundreds of undocumented Central American migrants headed for the U.S. border.  It's one of the largest raids targeting a caravan since the exodus began last year, and comes as the U.S. ramps up...
  • Migrants fearful after hundreds arrested in Mexico raid

    04/23/2019 6:25:48 PM PDT · by mdittmar · 48 replies
    ap ^ | 4/23/2019 | MARK STEVENSON and SONIA PÉREZ D.
    TONALA, Mexico (AP) — Central American migrants traveling through southern Mexico toward the U.S. on Tuesday fearfully recalled their frantic escape from police the previous day, scuttling under barbed wire fences into pastures and then spending the night in the woods after hundreds were detained in a raid.
  • Central American migrants wearing out their welcome in several Mexican towns

    04/22/2019 8:05:04 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 18 replies
    American Thinker ^ | 04/22/2019 | Rick Moran
    Several towns in Mexico where Central American migrants have been congregating are showing the strains of taking care of the mass of humanity. In many cases, the Mexican citizens are as poor and as desperate as the migrants. That hasn't stopped them from demanding money, food, and medicine as the Mexican government struggles to deal with the crisis. Reuters: Hundreds of migrants have been camped out for weeks in Mapastepec, where locals say six migrant caravans have arrived since last Easter. By far the biggest was a group of thousands in October that drew the anger of U.S. President...
  • “Hostile… Aggressive” Migrants Breach Mexico’s Southern Border, Join Caravan

    04/14/2019 9:21:50 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 27 replies
    Hotair ^ | 04/14/2019 | Jazz Shaw
    Just in case you were worried that we might run out of illegal aliens that the President could ship to sanctuary cities, fear not. The next caravan from Honduras and Guatemala is on the move in southern Mexico and the number of travelers is increasing. They just received hundreds of additional recruits when a mob of significant size broke through the fences at one border crossing, overwhelming police in the area and moving to join the caravan heading north. Rather than peaceful asylum seekers, authorities described them as being hostile and aggressive. (Associated Press) Mexican authorities said a group...
  • Trump rejects idea of summit with Mexican, Central American presidents

    04/05/2019 9:06:53 PM PDT · by Innovative · 69 replies
    CNN ^ | Apr. 5, 2019 | Carolinev Kelly
    President Donald Trump said Friday that there was no need for a summit with the Presidents of Mexico, Honduras, Guatemala and El Salvador because "they understand" the implications of his recent move to cut stabilizing aid to the Central American countries. Trump's dismissal of a summit comes in light of a recent uptick in Mexico's apprehensions of migrants at its southern border, shared with Central America. It remains unclear whether the increase was spurred by Trump's threat to shut down the US-Mexico border if Mexico didn't stop migrants from illegally crossing the US border or simply from greater immigration traffic.
  • Mexico won't block caravans from entering through Guatemala, top official says

    04/01/2019 5:50:33 PM PDT · by WWG1WWA · 159 replies
    The Hill ^ | 4/1/18 | RAFAEL BERNAL
    Mexico's top immigration official said Monday the country will not order the militarization of the border with Guatemala as caravans of residents from Central American countries make their way north. Interior Secretary Olga Sánchez Cordero said Mexico will regulate and provide security to migrants from Central America, El Universal newspaper reported. She added that President Andrés Manuel López Obrador's government is "not repressive" and won't militarize its southern border "under any circumstances." Sánchez Cordero's comments follow López Obrador's vow to respond with "peace and love" to U.S. threats to close the U.S.-Mexico border. President Trump vowed in recent days to...