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  • Violent crime rates surged across Boulder County over past 5 years [ Colorado ]

    10/21/2019 2:52:18 PM PDT · by george76 · 27 replies
    Daily Camera ^ | October 19, 2019 | Kelsey Hammon
    Violent crimes cases across Boulder County surged from 2013 to 2018, a trend that corresponds with a rising number of felony case filing across the state. According to Boulder County District Attorney Michael Dougherty, state felony case filings spiked nearly 45% in five years. In Boulder County, the majority of new felony case filings were for violent crimes, which saw a 32% increase from 2013 to 2018. ... Violent crimes include cases that involve assault, robbery, vehicular homicide, crimes against at-risk individuals, bias-motivated crimes, murder, attempted murder and stalking. In Boulder County, Dougherty said domestic violence is the county’s most...
  • Elizabeth Warren Demands Protection For Trans Migrants

    10/20/2019 6:52:42 PM PDT · by jazusamo · 70 replies ^ | October 20, 2019 | Bronson Stocking
    Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-MA) and Sen. Tammy Baldwin (D-WI) are demanding swift action to protect transgender migrants attempting to enter the United States. In an eight-page letter to Trump administration officials, the senators implore the administration to reverse immigration policies they consider harmful to transgender migrants and other vulnerable populations. The policies they want reversed? All of them! The populations they consider vulnerable? All of them! "We write to express alarm over reports detailing the abuse and neglect of trans gender migrants and asylum seekers at the border and in U.S. custody," the letter states. "We ask you to immediately...
  • Immigrant rights groups will ask for new rule banning ICE arrests in Oregon courthouses

    10/18/2019 11:36:54 AM PDT · by jazusamo · 14 replies
    The Oregonian ^ | October 18, 2019 | Aimee Green
    Videos at link. Advocates for immigrant rights in Oregon plan to ask a state committee Friday to approve a rule banning U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) from making wholesale arrests of immigrants at or around the state’s courthouses. Upset over immigration arrests at courthouses has flared since Donald Trump was elected president. Within days of Trump taking office in January 2017, advocates for immigrants began reporting some highly public arrests or attempted arrests by ICE agents who were wearing plainclothes and offered little or no explanation. Advocates say the arrests have had a chilling effect on immigrants who now...
  • 'TRAUMATIZED': Brits visiting Canada detained after accidentally driving into U.S.

    10/15/2019 8:01:09 PM PDT · by rickmichaels · 53 replies
    Washington Post via Toronto Sun ^ | Oct. 15, 2019 | Allyson Chiu
    <p>The Connors family didn’t plan to be on the unmarked road.</p> <p>Originally from the United Kingdom, the two couples and their three young children were driving near the U.S.-Canada border on Oct. 3 during a visit to Vancouver when an animal ventured into the road, forcing them to make an unexpected detour. But before the family could get very far, flashing lights from a police car appeared in their rearview mirror. The officer that pulled them over was American — they had accidentally crossed the border.</p>
  • Tuesday's Democratic debate could be make or break for these four candidates

    10/14/2019 3:08:51 PM PDT · by Libloather · 38 replies
    Fake News Network ^ | 10/14/19 | Harry Enten
    (CNN) — Tuesday night's CNN/The New York Times debate stage will feature a record 12 candidates. It could be the last debate appearance for up to 33% of them. Former Housing and Urban Development Secretary Julián Castro, Hawaii Rep. Tulsi Gabbard, Minnesota Sen. Amy Klobuchar and former Texas Rep. Beto O'Rourke are all in deep danger of not making November's debate. That means Tuesday may be the last chance fo those four to give their campaigns a realistic chance to have a measure of success. Fundraising and polling qualification thresholds have been bumped up once again for November's debate. Jumping...
  • 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....
  • Illegal Alien Accused Of Rape Was Permitted To Revisit Accuser… Despite ICE Detainer

    10/12/2019 5:01:00 PM PDT · by NoLibZone · 5 replies
    clashdaily ^ | Oct 12,2019 | Wes Walker
    Who are they REALLY protecting here, law-abiding citizens, or those who would prey upon them? There is a reason the right needs to start talking about the bogus compassion of the Left on immigration issues. They deliberately misrepresent and distort one issue ‘separating children’ to drive a narrative, which could be resolved in a heartbeat by lawmakers disincentivizing illegal crossings. But rather than solve that issue, they are endangering untold numbers of law-abiding Americans, exposing them (due to ‘Sanctuary City’ policy) to the threats from the worst sort of criminals. Case in point, rather than executing the ICE detainer, these...
  • Federal judge declares Trump border proclamation unlawful

    10/11/2019 1:20:48 PM PDT · by yesthatjallen · 36 replies
    The Hill ^ | 10/11/19 | Harper Neidig
    A federal judge in Texas declared on Friday that President Trump's proclamation of a national emergency on the southern border is unlawful, blocking the plan to divert funding for a border wall. Judge David Briones of the U.S. District Court for the Western District of Texas said in his opinion that the plan would be blocked after getting input from both sides in a lawsuit for the scope of an injunction. The lawsuit was brought by El Paso County in Texas and a group called the Border Network for Human Rights. Briones, who was appointed to the court by President...
  • Judge blocks Trump 'public charge' rule

    10/11/2019 12:20:03 PM PDT · by yesthatjallen · 23 replies
    The Hill ^ | 10/11/19 | Nathaniel Weixel
    A federal judge in New York has temporarily blocked the Trump administration’s “public charge” rule linking immigrants’ legal status to their use of public benefits. Judge George Daniels in the Southern District of New York issued a temporary nationwide injunction stopping the administration from enforcing the requirements, as well as a stay of the effective date. The rule was scheduled to take effect Oct. 15. The final rule, which was announced in August, targets immigrants trying to enter the United States or those already living here who are trying to obtain a green card. Under the rule, any immigrant who...
  • Trump Surges Deportations of Illegal Aliens by 453 Percent in Recent Months

    10/10/2019 6:15:38 PM PDT · by Farcesensitive · 26 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 9 Oct 2019 | John Binder
    President Trump’s administration deported more than 2,500 illegal aliens in the last two months who had arrived at the United States-Mexico border and claimed to be part of a family unit. Federal data obtained by Breitbart News reveals that since August, the Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) agency has deported more than 2,500 illegal aliens who arrived as a family unit at the southern border and have final orders for removal. Over these two months, ICE agents arrested another 275 illegal aliens who arrived as family units at the border. All of these illegal aliens arrested have final orders for...
  • Sanctuary county releases rape suspect who immediately targets victim again: ICE

    10/10/2019 10:28:35 AM PDT · by jazusamo · 95 replies
    The Washington Times ^ | October 10, 2019 | Stephen Dinan
    An Oklahoma sheriff’s department defied ICE and released an accused rapist from jail this week — and within hours he was back at the door of his alleged victim, the agency said Thursday, saying the county’s sanctuary policy put the woman at risk. Antonio Ulises Perez was charged with first-degree rape on Sept. 30, and made bond early Wednesday morning. U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement had asked that he be transferred to the custody of deportation officers, but the sheriff’s department refused, and released him instead. “Within a few hours of being released, this illegal alien was back at the...
  • Sanctuary city jails defy ICE detainers, put dangerous criminals back on streets

    10/09/2019 5:02:54 PM PDT · by jazusamo · 27 replies
    The Washington Times ^ | October 9, 2019 | Stephen Dinan
    Police in the Seattle suburb of Bellevue had a chance to get Carlos Daniel Carillo-Lopez, an illegal immigrant, off the streets in March — but a local jail defied a deportation notification request from U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement and released him into the community. Three weeks later, police say, the 19-year-old Guatemalan, eager to join the violent Surenos street gang, took part in a murder posse that tracked down and slew a teen from a rival gang. Mr. Carillo-Lopez, who came to the U.S. as part of the Unaccompanied Alien Child (UAC) surge, is at the crossroads of the...
  • DC City Council Introduces 'Emergency Legislation' To Ban Working With ICE

    10/07/2019 12:08:40 PM PDT · by jazusamo · 36 replies ^ | October 7, 2019 | Timothy Meads
    Despite Washington, D.C. Mayor Muriel Bowser declaring the nation's capital a "sanctuary city" for those who violate federal immigration law, one city councilman believes that additional legislation is needed to prevent Immigration and Customs Enforcement from removing illegal aliens from the city. WTOP reports that Ward Six Councilman Charles Allen has called for an emergency meeting this Tuesday to discuss a new bill that he says would stop all city agencies from cooperating with ICE unless given an explicit court order. This means that local police and other D.C. government officials would be barred from "sharing information with ICE, complying...
  • Protesters prevent acting DHS secretary from speaking at event (CREDO Action)

    10/07/2019 8:24:17 AM PDT · by yesthatjallen · 9 replies
    The Hill ^ | 10/07/19 | Rafael Bernal
    Homeland Security Acting Secretary Kevin McAleenan was unable to deliver his remarks at an immigration policy conference Monday, as protesters heckled him on the Trump administration's immigration policies. McAleenan was speaking at an annual immigration law and policy conference hosted by the Migration Policy Institute (MPI), the Catholic Legal Immigration Network (CLINIC) and Georgetown Law. Before McAleenan began his remarks, protesters stood up and yelled, "When immigrants come under attack, what do we do? Stand up, fight back!" McAleenan attempted three times to start his speech, but was interrupted by the protesters on every occasion. "Ok, last time, team," McAleenan...
  • Trump suspends entry for migrants who will 'financially burden the United States healthcare system'

    10/04/2019 7:10:36 PM PDT · by yesthatjallen · 35 replies
    The Hill ^ | 10/04/19 | Rachel Frazin
    The White House on Friday issued a proclamation that would halt migrant entry into the U.S. if the person is pursuing a visa and "will financially burden the United States healthcare system." Migrants will be considered people who will burden the system if they are not covered by approved health insurance within 30 days of entering the country unless they have enough money to "pay for reasonably foreseeable medical costs." It does not affect people already holding a valid immigrant visa and does not affect migrants entering the U.S. through other ways including lawful permanent residents. The change also includes...
  • ICE Arrests Sex Offenders After Local Police Ignore Federal Detainers In New York

    09/30/2019 9:41:34 AM PDT · by jazusamo · 18 replies ^ | September 30, 2019 | Timothy Meads
    Source: Courtesy of U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement The United States Immigration and Customs Enforcement agency announced the arrest of 82 alleged illegal immigrants during a five day stretch from September 20 - September 25 in New York state. Forty-two of these individuals had been previously apprehended by local police, but released back into the streets despite having federal detainer requests from ICE. At least two of these foreign nationals have been previously accused of unwanted touching and sexual assault with pending charges. Mark Lungariello of the Rockland/Westchester News reports that "a 32-year-old man arrested in Yonkers had been...
  • Child Rape Suspects Released In NY & NJ After Local Jails Refuse To Hold Men For ICE

    09/27/2019 9:18:25 AM PDT · by rxsid · 34 replies
    Child Rape Suspects Released In New York & New Jersey After Local Jails Refuse To Hold Men For ICESeptember 27, 2019 at 4:30 am NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) – Federal immigration officials say two alleged child rapists are on the run after authorities in New York and New Jersey refused to hold the suspects in jail for ICE. According to U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement, the Mexican nationals were each taken into custody for separate incidents in the Tri-State Area on charges they sexually assaulted a minor. Despite requests that the men be held in jail until officers from ICE could...
  • Ex-ICE director clashes with Dem at hearing on detention facilities: 'You work for me!'

    09/26/2019 1:29:00 PM PDT · by jazusamo · 23 replies
    Fox News ^ | September 26, 2019 | Ronn Blitzer
    A tense hearing over border detention practices erupted into a shouting match between former Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) Director Thomas Homan and Rep. Pramila Jayapal, D-Wash., as Homan grew frustrated in his attempts to defend his former agency. Jayapal, the vice chairwoman of the House Judiciary Immigration and Citizenship Subcommittee, repeatedly cut off Homan for exceeding his allotted time. It started when the former ICE director responded to a previous statement Jayapal made about the Trump administration's use of funding for additional detention beds. "I'd like to remind you, under the Obama administration we did that most of the...
  • Diaper need affects 1 in 3 Central Texas families, nonprofit turns to community for donations

    09/24/2019 9:55:53 AM PDT · by bgill · 54 replies
    kxan ^ | Sept. 26, 2019 | Candy Rodriguez
    The Austin Diaper Bank serves 10,000 Central Texas families and distributes close to one million diapers each year. The need has doubled since last year... “Diapers are a basic need item just like food, water, shelter for every parent,” McDaniel said. “If you ask any mom what would you do if you didn’t have enough diapers? They would panic it is terrifying and it can lead to illness and sickness and trauma for families.”... A lot of the clients that we serve have told us some pretty awful stories where they are trying to find a way to provide a...
  • Montgomery County’s Illegal Alien Crime Wave (Maryland)

    09/21/2019 9:02:40 PM PDT · by Tolerance Sucks Rocks · 23 replies
    Introduction Montgomery County, Maryland, is experiencing an illegal alien crime wave. In just a little over a month, eight illegal aliens have been charged with committing sex crimes in Montgomery County: - Salvadoran national Rodrigo A. Castro-Montejo was charged with raping an intoxicated woman.[i] - Salvadoran nationals Mauricio Barrera-Navidad and Carlos Palacios-Amaya were charged with serially raping an 11-year-old girl.[ii] - Honduran national Kevin Mendoza was charged with the rape and attempted murder of a Silver Spring, Maryland, woman.[iii] - Nestor Lopez-Guzman was charged with sexually abusing a 12-year-old girl and her brother over a six month period.[iv] - Honduran...