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  • Exotic Tick Species Arrives In Garden State [NJ]

    04/24/2018 8:36:54 AM PDT · by Red Badger · 54 replies
    CBS ^ | 04/24/2018 | Staff
    HUNTERDON COUNTY, N.J. (CBSNewYork) – A tiny parasite could become a big problem this year in New Jersey. It’s an exotic tick that’s never been seen before in the United States. It was first spotted on a sheep in Hunterdon County, and efforts to wipe it out have failed. New Jersey has always been home to different species of ticks – five to be exact. But a new variety of the bloodsucking bug is now in the mix. It’s the East Asian tick, sometimes called a longhorned or bush tick. Originally found in Asia, thousands of them are now in...
  • Supreme Court justices to weigh in on Trump’s powers with travel ban case

    04/23/2018 6:56:47 PM PDT · by jazusamo · 23 replies
    The Washington Times ^ | April 23, 2018 | Stephen Dinan
    Much of president’s agenda is riding on outcome of caseWhat the Supreme Court does with President Trump’s travel ban case, which reaches the justices this week, is likely to determine whether courts across the country give him the usual deference due a president and allow him leeway to pursue his immigration crackdown — or whether they join the anti-Trump resistance determined to thwart him at every turn. From battles in California, Illinois and Pennsylvania over sanctuary cities, to illegal immigrant teens gaining abortion rights, to the border wall, to Mr. Trump’s attempts to limit some paths to legal immigration and...
  • Trump says he has 'instructed' DHS Secretary Nielsen not to let caravans into US: 'It is a disgrace'

    04/23/2018 9:11:09 AM PDT · by jazusamo · 26 replies
    Fox News ^ | April 23, 2018 | Brooke Singman
    President Trump said Monday he has “instructed” Homeland Security Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen not to allow “large caravans of people” into the U.S. as a group of Central American migrants starts to reach the border, calling the situation a “disgrace.” “Despite the Democrat inspired laws on Sanctuary Cities and the Border being so bad and one sided, I have instructed the Secretary of Homeland Security not to let these large Caravans of people into our Country. It is a disgrace. We are the only Country in the World so naïve! WALL,” Trump tweeted early Monday. The president’s directive came as a...
  • Jerry Brown Won't Apologize for Pardoning Criminal Illegals

    04/21/2018 4:40:29 AM PDT · by george76 · 25 replies
    CNSNews ^ | April 17, 2018 | Melanie Arter
    California Gov. Jerry Brown on Tuesday defended his decision last month to pardon five criminal illegal aliens facing deportation, saying he makes “no apologies.” ... Brown pardoned two Cambodian refugees - one of whom was convicted of domestic violence and the other for drug possession. He also pardoned Daniel Maher, who was convicted of kidnapping and robbery using a firearm; Sergio Mena, who was sentenced in 2003 for drug possession; and Acevedo Alaniz, who was served five months for vehicle theft. Trump criticized the move in a March 31 tweet, saying, “Governor Jerry ‘Moonbeam’ Brown pardoned 5 criminal illegal aliens...
  • Opinion: Deportation Is A Reproductive Rights Issue

    04/20/2018 9:10:27 AM PDT · by Oldeconomybuyer · 38 replies
    The Huffington Post ^ | April 19, 2018 | by Holly Bland
    On Thursday afternoon, activist Alejandra Pablos - my friend - will stand up in court and wait for a judge to decide the fate of her freedom. Ale, as her friends call her, was taken into custody by ICE and has been detained for the last 42 days. Ale lost her green card and was put in line for deportation after a 2011 arrest and conviction on several charges including driving under the influence. She spent two years in Eloy Detention Center in Southern Arizona. This January, Ale, a dedicated reproductive justice and immigrant rights organizer, was leading chants at...
  • Shock Poll: 59 Percent Of Californians Want Increased Deportations of Illegals

    04/19/2018 3:51:30 PM PDT · by Jim Robinson · 42 replies
    Breitbart ^ | April 19, 2018 | by John Nolte
    A poll released by UC Berkeley’s Haas Institute for a Fair and Inclusive Society, a left-wing organization, found some shocking results in the far-left state of California, including a desire from a clear majority of 59 percent to “increase deportations” of illegal immigrants. California, which advertises itself as a progressive sanctuary state for illegal aliens, has been on the front-lines fighting against President Donald Trump’s push to finally enforce America’s immigration laws. From all of the reporting coming from our disgraced media, you would be led to believe that not only is all of California opposed to enforcing immigration law,...
  • Trump slams California Gov. Brown for sending ‘do-nothing’ National Guard to border

    04/19/2018 10:31:16 AM PDT · by jazusamo · 31 replies
    The Washington Times ^ | April 19, 2018 | Dave Boyer
    President Trump warned California Gov. Jerry Brown that he’ll cut off federal funding for the deployment of California’s National Guard if the governor insists that the troops “do nothing” instead of enforcing immigration laws. “Governor Jerry Brown announced he will deploy ‘up to 400 National Guard Troops’ to do nothing,” Mr. Trump tweeted. “The crime rate in California is high enough, and the Federal Government will not be paying for Governor Brown’s charade. We need border security and action, not words!” Mr. Brown mobilized 400 National Guard members Wednesday to fight gangs and smugglers as part of the president’s efforts...
  • Feds expose network that smuggled illegal immigrants from Syria to U.S.

    04/18/2018 11:47:38 AM PDT · by jazusamo · 19 replies
    The Washington Times ^ | April 18, 2018 | Stephen Dinan
    The Treasury Department slapped sanctions Wednesday on a Syrian man and his criminal syndicate, blaming them for smuggling “hundreds” of illegal immigrants from Syria and Lebanon into Mexico and then helping them to jump the border into the U.S. Nasif Barakat and his syndicate, which authorities labeled the Barakat Transnational Criminal Organization, charged about $20,000 to complete the smuggling...
  • Gov. Brown Attacks Fox News for Asking About Sanctuary Cities

    04/18/2018 11:00:57 AM PDT · by jazusamo · 11 replies ^ | April 18, 2018 | Cortney O'Brien
    California Gov. Jerry Brown's visit to the nation's capital resulted in a war of words with Fox News reporter Griff Jenkins. Jenkins confronted the Democratic governor at his National Press Club event for his state's sanctuary city policies. The reporter had evidence to suggest the sanctuary status has endangered communities. Do critics have a point by suggesting sanctuary city laws "favor the rights of criminal illegal aliens over the rights and the safety of those communities," Jenkins asked . In Brown's defensive answer, he seemed to suggest that Fox News were the first ones to make such a claim....
  • Albuquerque, New Mexico passes 'immigrant friendly' measures

    04/17/2018 6:47:14 AM PDT · by Oldeconomybuyer · 24 replies
    Reuters ^ | April 16, 2018 | by Staff
    TAOS, New Mexico - The U.S. city of Albuquerque passed measures on Monday that make it harder for federal officials to deport illegal immigrants, a week after a federal judge blocked a Trump administration effort to withhold funding from cities that took such steps. Albuquerque’s majority-Democratic council voted 6-3 in favor of a measure to prevent federal immigration officials from entering city-operated areas, including a prisoner transport center, without a warrant. In a televised meeting, the council also barred city workers, including police, from collecting information on peoples’ immigration status and prohibited local tax dollars from being spent on federal...
  • App helps prepare illegal immigrants in worst-case scenario

    04/16/2018 11:36:04 AM PDT · by Oldeconomybuyer · 14 replies
    Laredo Morning Times ^ | April 15, 2018 | By Olivia P. Tallet, Houston Chronicle
    Immigration agents knocking at the door? Now, there’s an app for that, too. United We Dream, the largest national immigrant youth-led organization, has officially launched a smartphone application that added yet another tool to protect immigrants living in the U.S. illegally by utilizing high tech and online social communications. The app, called Notifica, allows immigrants here illegally to activate a plan if they come in contact with immigration law enforcement authorities or find themselves at risk of being detained. Users can prepare a set of automatic messages to alert — with one click — family members, lawyers and others if...
  • Weekly Update: Deep State Assault on President Trump

    04/14/2018 9:32:30 AM PDT · by jazusamo · 13 replies
    Judicial Watch ^ | April 13, 2018 | Tom Fitton
    Get-Trump Fever Creating Rule of Law Crisis Judicial Watch Sues Justice and State for Uranium One Records Court Rules Illegal Aliens Can Sue over Green Card Requirement Get-Trump Fever Creating Rule of Law Crisis This has been an extraordinary week. It began with an abusive raid on the home and law office of President Trump’s long-time attorney Michael Cohen. And it ended with disclosures from the disgraced former FBI Director’s anti-Trump book and the Department of Justice Inspector General’s report released today regarding the corrupt behavior of fired FBI Deputy Director Andrew McCabe. The attached video lays out my...
  • Houston woman with 5 kids fighting to stay afloat after husband's deportation

    04/13/2018 7:37:27 AM PDT · by Oldeconomybuyer · 100 replies
    KTRK-TV ABC Local ^ | April 13, 2018
    Marcela Rivera told Eyewitness News she lives in constant fear. She's an undocumented mother of five American children whose husband, Carlos Gudiel, was just deported back to Guatemala on Wednesday. Eyewitness News obtained video of him in his home country as he was tearfully reunited with his mother. "My husband is not a criminal," Rivera said, in Spanish. Rivera said her husband did cross the border illegally twice but he doesn't have a criminal background. It may be hard for people to understand her situation, she said, but all they ever wanted was a better life. The Harris County GOP...
  • Artist shares his struggle as an undocumented citizen through art

    04/13/2018 7:14:52 AM PDT · by Oldeconomybuyer · 29 replies
    K-State Collegian ^ | April 13, 2018 | By Emily Hilderhof
    The Beach Museum of Art welcomed artist Fidencio Fifield-Perez to discuss his commitment to activism and art to commemorate the last day of his exhibit’s display Thursday. During his lecture, titled “Legalities of Being,” Fifield-Perez said he struggled to retain his humanity in the eyes of those who only saw him as a DACA recipient. “I ceased to be my own person and became a statistic,” Fifield-Perez said. “My narrative didn’t matter to [the government.]” Through his work, Fifield-Perez said he wanted to share his experience as an undocumented citizen with others. Melanie Johnson, junior in criminology, said she pondered...
  • Anti-Trump governors using pardons to circumvent immigration laws, prevent deportations

    04/12/2018 6:31:44 PM PDT · by jazusamo · 35 replies
    The Washington Times ^ | April 12, 2018 | Stephen Dinan
    Hector Barajas was convicted of shooting at a vehicle in 2002, was deported back to Mexico, quickly snuck back into the U.S. was caught and deported again. He then started a support group for fellow veterans deported to Mexico, worked to get them health care — and, last year, earned a pardon from California Gov. Jerry Brown for his crime. On Friday he’ll cross the border once again, arriving in San Diego, where he’ll be sworn in as a U.S. citizen. To his backers, it’s a long-overdue recognition for a man who devoted years of his life to his adopted...
  • It's 'open season' on undocumented immigrants in Pa., even without criminal history: Reports

    04/12/2018 12:52:05 PM PDT · by Oldeconomybuyer · 63 replies ^ | April 12, 2018 | By Barbara Miller
    Undocumented immigrants without a criminal background are being deported in the Philadelphia region at greater rates than in other states, a report by and ProPublica shows. The Philadelphia Immigration and Customs Enforcement office arrested more immigrants without criminal convictions than any of the other 23 regions in the U.S. last year, says the report. Immigrants without criminal records made up 64 percent of "at large" arrests last year in the Philadelphia ICE field office, compared with 38 percent in the rest of the U.S., said the report. The Philadelphia ICE region includes parts of Pennsylvania, along with Delaware and...
  • 3 More California Cities Vote to Opt Out of State's Sanctuary Law

    04/12/2018 8:49:51 AM PDT · by jazusamo · 37 replies
    Fox News Insider ^ | April 12, 2018
    The Newport Beach city council voted unanimously earlier this week to challenge California's sanctuary law, joining a dozen other cities that are not interested in complying with the sanctuary policies. It's the third city in the past two days to take such action, joining about a dozen others in recent weeks.
  • Dreamers rally at Missouri capital against bill to cut in-state tuition for undocumented students

    04/12/2018 7:02:47 AM PDT · by Oldeconomybuyer · 31 replies
    FOX Local ^ | April 11, 2018 | BY MELISSA STERN
    KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- Metro DACA students from the Kansas/Missouri Dream Alliance headed to Missouri’s capital Wednesday to lobby against a budget bill that would terminate in-state tuition rates for undocumented youth with DACA. “It was horrible. I ended up going to the dean’s office. It got to the point where I really wanted to continue school. I didn’t want to drop out or go to another college, but I wasn’t able to afford it,” said Zaid Consuegra, a dreamer from Mexico City. He came to Kansas City in 1999. He did not get in-state tuition for his schooling and...
  • 2 illegal immigrants sentenced in Dayton for fake ID scheme

    04/12/2018 6:37:28 AM PDT · by Oldeconomybuyer · 10 replies
    Dayton Daily News ^ | April 11, 2018 | by Mark Gokavi
    wo brothers who have illegally entered the United States several times were sentenced Wednesday for creating fake IDs, including some for other illegal immigrants. Blas Martinez-Roldan, 42, and Miguel Martinez-Roldan, 44, were sentenced in Dayton’s U.S. District Court for their roles in running a fake identification business catering to people who want immigration, state and federal IDs, according to the United States Secret Service. Blas was sentenced to two years in prison while Miguel was sentenced to 21 months of incarceration. Blas, also known as Carlos Martinez, and Miguel, aka “El Vecino” (which translates to “The Neighbor”), have been deported...
  • ACLU sues Trump administration for separating immigrant couples

    04/12/2018 6:30:49 AM PDT · by Oldeconomybuyer · 25 replies
    Reuters ^ | April 11, 2018 | by Nate Raymond
    The American Civil Liberties Union has filed a lawsuit challenging what it calls a pattern by President Donald Trump’s administration of detaining illegal immigrants seeking to legalize their status based on marriages to U.S. citizens. The proposed class action was filed late on Tuesday in federal court in Boston and alleges that immigration officials have been illegally separating families while a noncitizen spouse was seeking lawful immigration status. “These actions are not only inhumane but they are unlawful,” Adriana Lafaille, a lawyer with the ACLU of Massachusetts, said at a press conference. The lawsuit centers on regulations the U.S. Citizenship...