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  • Andrew Cuomo claims he's 'undocumented,' challenges officials to deport him

    04/19/2018 4:07:58 PM PDT · by Hadean · 83 replies
    Fox News ^ | April 19, 2018 | Kaitlyn Schallhorn
    New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo, a New York City native, raised eyebrows last week after he claimed that he was an illegal immigrant and taunted officials to deport him. “I’m undocumented. You want to deport an undocumented person, start with me because I’m an undocumented person,” Cuomo, 60, said during a bill signing. During the bizarre speech, the New York governor criticized the "extreme conservative movement" for being "anti-immigrant." He said his family, who emigrated to the U.S. from Italy, was constantly ridiculed with a racial slur that he said meant “without papers.” “I’m an Italian-American. I came from poor...
  • Illegal immigrant Uber driver raped passenger then fled to native Ghana, police say

    04/18/2018 6:08:36 PM PDT · by Mount Athos · 28 replies
    fox news ^ | 4/18/2018 | Lucia I. Suarez Sang
    An Uber driver charged with raping a passenger earlier this month was able to walk free because officials failed to notify immigration agents about his arrest, authorities said. Frederick Amfo, 30, an illegal immigrant from Ghana, was arrested after a female passenger said that on April 8 he forced her into the backseat of his car and raped her, police said. Hours after he was released from police custody, he fled to his native Ghana. He was supposed to surrender his passport but did not.
  • Jerry Brown Blames ‘Low-Life Politicians’ for ‘Sanctuary State’ Backlash

    04/17/2018 2:08:07 PM PDT · by cotton1706 · 50 replies
    breitbart.com ^ | 4/17/18 | Joel Pollack
    California Governor Jerry Brown blamed “low-life politicians” for a growing backlash against the “sanctuary state” policies he has enacted in his state during an appearance at the National Press Club in Washington, DC, on Tuesday.
  • Opposition to immigrant sanctuary spreading in California

    04/15/2018 11:23:11 AM PDT · by BunnySlippers · 25 replies
    Sacramento Bee ^ | 04/15/18 | Amy Taxin
    SANTA ANA, CALIF. More local governments in California are resisting the state's efforts to resist the Trump administration's immigration crackdown, and political experts see politics at play as Republicans try to fire up voters in a state where the GOP has grown weak.
  • Federal Judge in L.A. Strikes Down Trump’s Plan to Punish Sanctuary Cities

    04/15/2018 8:08:36 AM PDT · by Cheerio · 89 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 13 Apr 2018 | Joel B. Pollak
    A federal judge in Los Angeles this week struck down the Trump administration’s policy of denying certain Department of Justice law enforcement grants to cities that adopt “sanctuary” policies and refuse to cooperate with immigration enforcement. The Los Angeles Times reports: U.S. District Judge Manuel Real issued a permanent, nationwide ban against a Justice Department policy that gave an edge to obliging police departments applying for a community policing grant program. In doing so, Real dealt a legal setback to the Trump administration in its aggressive campaign to crack down on illegal immigration and to force compliance from law enforcement...
  • Memo to Trump, Sessions: Start Prosecuting the Activist Networks — and Their Billionaire Funders

    04/11/2018 3:16:20 PM PDT · by detective · 17 replies
    The New American ^ | 10 April 2018 | William F. Jasper
    President Trump can use existing law to prosecute organizers (and funders) of the Marxist “People’s Tribunals” being led by the Mexico caravan organizers and their “comrades” in the “open borders” and "sanctuary cities" networks who are already here. The “caravan” of more than 1,000 Central American migrants who began walking across Mexico toward the U.S. border at the end of March has dwindled since President Trump put pressure on the Mexican government and announced the deployment of National Guard units to our southern border. However, as The New American has reported, spokesmen for Pueblo Sin Fronteras (Spanish for People Without...
  • ‘Good riddance’: Trumpian right celebrates retirement of ‘globalist’ Paul Ryan

    04/12/2018 9:30:14 PM PDT · by Innovative · 46 replies
    Washington Post ^ | April 12, 2018 | Kyle Swenson
    The glee was palpable in the right-wing corners of the Internet and media at the news that House Speaker Paul D. Ryan (R) was leaving at the end of the year. There, Ryan’s departure was greeted not with hand-wringing but celebration, as if it were a Super Bowl victory. “We WILL NOT miss Paul Ryan,” one Twitter user with more than 20,000 followers bellowed this week. “President Trump is the one who truly loves this country, who loves the people of this country, and we give ZERO flying flips what you think.” “GOOD RIDDANCE,” Trump loyalist and Fox News commentator...
  • 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...
  • 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.
  • ‘Rebuke to…anti-abortion activists’: World media reacts to Pope’s new doc

    04/10/2018 5:30:03 PM PDT · by ebb tide · 16 replies
    LifeSite News ^ | April 10, 2018 | Clare Chretian
    A number of prominent media outlets noticed how sharply Pope Francis veered from the positions of his predecessors by labeling immigration as important of an issue as abortion in his new exhortation Gaudete et Exsultate. And leftist clerics and Church observers, like Father James Martin, S.J., celebrated the exhortation for its jabs at pro-life, doctrine-supporting Catholics. “Caring for migrants and the poor is as holy a pursuit as opposing abortion, Pope Francis declared in a major document issued by the Vatican on Monday morning,” Jason Horowitz at the New York Times began. “Pushing back against conservative critics within the church...
  • Reynolds signs bill imposing financial sanctions against Iowa 'sanctuary cities'

    04/10/2018 2:51:12 PM PDT · by iowamark · 23 replies
    Cedar Rapids Gazette ^ | 04/10/18 | Rod Boshart
    Gov. Kim Reynolds signed 17 bills into law Tuesday, including controversial legislation to impose financial sanctions against local governments that fail to cooperate with federal officials in enforcing immigration laws in Iowa. Senate File 481 will require law enforcement agencies to comply with federal immigration detainer requests for people in their custody under policies to be in effect by next Jan. 1. In addition, the legislation prohibits local governments from discouraging their enforcement officers or others from activities related to enforcing immigration laws. The legislation imposes financial sanctions against local governments that backers say are providing sanctuary to potentially illegal...
  • James Woods calls authorities on Kamala Harris’ immigrant pity party: Shuts that shindig right down!

    04/10/2018 7:33:57 AM PDT · by Cheerio · 16 replies
    BizPac Review ^ | April 9, 2018 | Frieda Powers
    Once again, Democrats like Kamala Harris fall silent when confronted with facts. The California senator was shredded on Twiitter by actor James Woods when she whined about illegal immigrants not getting “critical health care.” “This is just wrong,” Harris tweeted, linking to an article in the Los Angeles Times claiming that those who entered in to the U.S. illegally are afraid to seek medical care for fear of being deported.
  • AG: Arizona court rejects in-state tuition for [illegal] immigrants

    04/09/2018 3:41:44 PM PDT · by COBOL2Java · 21 replies
    ABC 5 Arizona ^ | 9 April 2018 | AP
    <p>PHOENIX - Arizona Attorney General Mark Brnovich says the state Supreme Court has ruled unanimously for the state in a case involving a community college district that backs lower in-state tuition for immigrant students.</p> <p>Brnovich said on Twitter that the court's full written opinion is expected by May 14, 2018.</p>
  • [Catholic Caucus] Pope Francis Issues Lengthy Apostolic Letter on Universal Call to Holiness

    04/09/2018 8:10:37 AM PDT · by ebb tide · 4 replies
    National Catholic Register ^ | April 9, 2018 | Edward Pentin
    Pope Francis has issued a long apostolic letter on holiness in today’s world, in which he emphasizes the universal call to sanctity, highlights the pitfalls to achieving it, and recalls that the Christian life is one of constant battle against the devil and the forces of evil. Running at just over 22,000 words, Gaudete et Exsultate (Rejoice and Be Glad) — The Call to Holiness in Today’s World — contains many themes the Holy Father has repeated over the past five years: an emphasis on the importance of discernment, warnings against Gnosticism and neo-Pelagianism, rigidity, doing things as they have...
  • Nearly 100 detained in ICE raid at Tennessee meatpacking plant (the rest of the story)

    04/08/2018 7:57:23 PM PDT · by 11th_VA · 69 replies
    WFLA ^ | Apr 8, 2018 | Wate
    BEAN STATION, TN (WATE) - New details were released Friday about Thursday's raid on an East Tennessee slaughterhouse by the IRS, U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement and the Tennessee Highway Patrol. What initially began as a criminal raid turned into immigration operation at Southeastern Provisions, a cattle slaughter business in Bean Station. During the raid, 97 people were found who were subject to removal from the United States. Ten of those were arrested on federal criminal charges, one on state charges and 86 on administrative charges. Of the 86 administrative arrests, 54 were placed in detention and 32 were released....
  • Asian immigrants put their foot down at liberals dumping homeless at their door in the O.C.

    04/08/2018 10:52:05 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 46 replies
    American Thinker ^ | 04/08/2018 | Monica Showalter
    Liberals were in for a surprise when legal Asian immigrant families fought back at their efforts to dump the homeless of Orange County into their ICity of Irvine community, thinking that since they were Asians, they wouldn't complain. Apparently, they complained mightily, as this story in the Los Angeles Times shows: Many of the loudest voices in the movement to block the shelter plan were Chinese Americans who came together through social media apps and various community groups. They were joined by immigrants from South Korea, India, Mexico and the Middle East, along with some whites. They rallied to...
  • 80% of C. American Illegals Raped on Trip to US, Still Dems Encourage Them to Come

    04/07/2018 4:10:47 PM PDT · by Cheerio · 13 replies
    Conservative Tribune ^ | April 6, 201 | Benjamin Arie
    President Donald Trump is once again being attacked by liberals for voicing concerns about mass illegal migration … but bizarrely, one of the left’s favorite media sources actually backs up his claims. On Thursday, the president pointed out that the stream of Central American immigrants currently headed through Mexico toward Texas is the site of many sexual crimes. “(T)his journey coming up, women are raped at levels that nobody has ever seen before,” Trump stated during remarks in West Virginia. “They don’t want to mention that,” he said, suggesting that liberals are glossing over the harm caused by Hispanic immigration....
  • Mexico Threatens to End Cooperation Against Violent Gangs [semi-satire]

    04/07/2018 10:47:07 AM PDT · by John Semmens · 11 replies
    Semi-News/Semi-Satire ^ | 8 April 2018 | John Semmens
    Irked at the prospect that President Trump may send US troops to guard the border against illegal immigration, the Mexican Senate unanimously passed a resolution that would end the bilateral cooperation between US and Mexican law enforcement agencies against the violent drug cartels that have run rampant along the border. President of the Senate, Pablo Escudero Mora defended the seemingly irrational move as “totally justified given the long history of US aggression toward our country. First they seized Texas. Then they invaded Mexico and forced us to cede California, and what are now Arizona and New Mexico to them. Now,...
  • Trump signs memo ending 'catch and release' immigration policy

    04/06/2018 6:54:18 PM PDT · by bitt · 56 replies
    reuters.com ^ | 3/6/2018 | staff
    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump signed a memorandum on Friday ordering the end of a policy, known as “catch and release,” in which illegal immigrants are released from detention while awaiting a court hearing on their status. As part of the memo, Trump asked Defense Secretary Jim Mattis to produce a list of military facilities that could be used to detain illegal immigrants.
  • Why Is American Catholic Leadership Ignoring the Catechism on Immigration?

    04/07/2018 7:49:10 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 22 replies
    PJ Media ^ | 04/07/2018 | Megan Fox
    A few Sundays ago I was encouraged to take a flyer after mass detailing the Catholic position on DACA and immigration. I'll spare you the details, but it is basically amnesty. But is that really the Catholic position on immigration? Is it true that in order to be a good Catholic one must delete the borders of a nation and welcome in any person at any time for any reason without reserve? Nonsense.I know I'm not the only one in the laity who rolls her eyes at the messaging coming from the American bishops on this issue. Sarah Hoyt...