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  • Pastor at Florida migrant shelter blasted by Dems says care at facility is ‘phenomenal’ [edited}

    07/13/2019 5:13:05 AM PDT · by ml/nj · 6 replies
    Fox News ^ | July 12, 2019 | Caleb Parke
    Full title: Pastor who volunteers at Florida migrant shelter blasted by Dems says care at facility is ‘phenomenal’ Democratic presidential candidate Elizabeth Warren described detained kids at a Homestead, Fla. migrant shelter as treated "like little prisoners." But a pastor who has been volunteering at the shelter since former President Barack Obama was in office tried to set the record straight, telling Fox News care has only "improved" under President Trump. [Be aware if you go to the Fox News site, it plays annoying commercials with loud audio.]
  • Truck driver accused of killing 7 bikers was immigrant who should have been deported

    06/25/2019 6:10:38 PM PDT · by LibertyWoman · 92 replies
    Conservative Review ^ | June 25, 2019 | Daniel Horowitz
    Volodymyr Zhukovskyy, 23, was arrested on Monday by Massachusetts police at his home in West Springfield for the negligent homicide of seven motorcyclists in Randolph, New Hampshire, last Friday night. Seven bikers were killed, and three others injured when his pickup truck and attached trailer plowed into the motorcycles traveling in the opposite direction on Route 2. According to local media, he has two prior DUI arrests, including one conviction in 2013, which led to his license being suspended for 210 days because he was tagged as “an immediate threat.”...
  • Hire the People on the Border to Build the Wall

    05/21/2019 10:38:28 PM PDT · by kathsua · 6 replies
    Janitor's view ^ | 05/21/19JJJJJjj | Reasonmclucus
    When is President Donald Trump going to recognize that the best way to deal with the border people is to hire them to build the wall? Hiring the border people to build the wall would create a win / win situation. The border people would win by getting jobs. People living in the United States would win because people entering the country from the south in the future would have to pass though check points where they could be screened for contagious diseases. The recent measles outbreaks demonstrate the potential danger of open borders. Dangerous diseases like tuberculosis that are...

    05/16/2019 3:32:46 PM PDT · by RightGeek · 134 replies
    Daily Caller ^ | 5/16/2019 | Amber Athey and Vince Coglianese
    President Donald Trump is planning on using the Insurrection Act to remove illegal immigrants from the United States, The Daily Caller has learned. According to multiple senior administration officials, the president intends to invoke the “tremendous powers” of the act to remove illegal immigrants from the country. “We’re doing the Insurrection Act,” one official said. Under the Insurrection Act of 1807, the president has the authority to use the National Guard and military in order to combat “unlawful obstruction or rebellion” within U.S. borders. The act was last invoked in 1992 by George H.W. Bush to quell the Los Angeles...

    05/05/2019 11:43:42 AM PDT · by BeauBo · 33 replies
    Daily Caller ^ | 4 May 2019 | Jason Hopkins
    The White House is considering a proposal to make it easier to deport low-income (legal) immigrants who are dependent on public benefits. The Department of Justice has written a draft regulation that, if implemented, would greatly expand the number of immigrants in the U.S. who could be subject to deportation for using public benefits, Reuters reported Friday. The new proposal is part of the Trump administration’s larger effort to limit immigration from low-income foreign nationals. Such benefits include the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP), commonly referred to as “food stamps;” Supplemental Security Income (SSI) doled out to the elderly and...
  • 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...
  • Border Businesses Owned by Palestinian Terrorist Raided in Texas

    04/27/2019 1:13:51 AM PDT · by gattaca · 10 replies
    Breitbart ^ | April 25, 2019 | ILDEFONSO ORTIZ AND BRANDON DARBY
    BROWNSVILLE, Texas – Federal and local law enforcement agencies raided a series of car lots and homes in connection with a money laundering investigation involving a convicted Palestinian terrorist. Family members of the suspect had previously been tied to a network of underground casinos, officials say. On Thursday morning, federal agents along with investigators with the Cameron County District Attorney’s Office carried out a series of raids at a home in a luxurious neighborhood and at two car lots owned by George Z. Rafidi.
  • Immigrant pummeled by 2 men for wearing 'MAGA' hat: Maryland police

    04/16/2019 12:52:26 PM PDT · by NoLibZone · 9 replies
    .foxnews ^ | 4-16-19 | Robert Gearty
    A pro-Trump immigrant from West Africa was pummeled and knocked to the ground over the weekend for wearing a “Make America Great Again” hat, Maryland police said. Montgomery County police on Monday announced two arrests in connection with the alleged politically-motivated beat-down. Atsu Nable told FOX5 DC that he was the one in the MAGA hat. He said the two men approached him Saturday in Germantown, outraged he was wearing it. He said one of the men struck him from behind, leaving him shocked.
  • Pentagon to find places to potentially house up to 5,000 unaccompanied migrant children

    04/10/2019 12:01:39 PM PDT · by BeauBo · 40 replies
    Reuters ^ | APRIL 10, 2019 | Idrees Ali and Phil Stewart
    Acting U.S. Defence Secretary Patrick Shanahan has approved a request (on 9 April) to identify places to potentially house up to 5,000 unaccompanied migrant children, the Pentagon said on Wednesday. In March, the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) requested Pentagon support to identify locations to house unaccompanied migrant children through Sept. 30.
  • A Great Nation Would Hire Immigrants to Build The Wall

    04/08/2019 9:20:45 PM PDT · by kathsua · 24 replies
    Janitor's view ^ | 04/08/19 | Reasonmclucus
    President Donald Trump should start acting like the head of a great nation in dealing with the large number of jobless immigrants on the border. The people coming to the Mexican border are essentially saying they think the United States is a great nation which can provide jobs their own countries cannot. A Great Nation helps people in other nations when it can. The United States under President Harry Truman was a great nation because it helped west European nations recover from the devastation their war had caused. The United States cannot provide jobs to everyone in the world, but...
  • George W. Bush Center: ‘America’s Story Is an Immigrant Story’

    03/18/2019 7:24:46 AM PDT · by ChicagoConservative27 · 80 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 03/17/2019 | Neil Munro
    here are no Americans in America and no history of America — just immigrants and their “story,” says a new video by former President George W. Bush’s Bush Center. “America’s story is an immigrant story,” says the video. “Now as before, American is a nation of immigrants,” says the video which refers to 280 million Americans — including many who voted for George W. Bush in 2000 — merely as an unnamed blob of “population,” “labor force,” “workers,” and even “natives.” American would be weak without immigrants, the video argues, as it declares that “immigrants make America strong.”
  • Netflix Has Turned Its Back on Latinos

    03/17/2019 12:13:55 PM PDT · by Jyotishi · 60 replies
    The New York Times ^ | March 17, 2019 | Vanessa Erazo
    The cancellation of "One Day at a Time" hurts in a way the diversity numbers can't fully convey. In Netflix's Cuban-American family sitcom, "One Day at a Time," Rita Moreno's punchy one-liners are a complete delight. Justina Machado, who stars as single mom Penelope Alvarez, triggers a sobfest every time she delivers an utterly vulnerable monologue. The series tackles issues from homophobia to colorism with sensitivity and insight, and offers Latinos -- members of a woefully underserved demographic -- the chance to see ourselves, warts and all, while still reliably delivering laughs and earning rave reviews. Aside from being a...
  • Immigrant advocate in Arizona gets 18-month sentence in tax fraud case

    02/20/2019 12:45:04 PM PST · by Oldeconomybuyer · 8 replies
    KTAR Local News ^ | February 20, 2019 | by AP
    PHOENIX - A longtime advocate for immigrants in Arizona was sentenced Wednesday to 18 months in federal prison and ordered to pay $131,000 in restitution for a felony conviction stemming from his tax preparation business. Elias Bermudez had previously pleaded guilty to assisting in the preparation of false tax returns, acknowledging that he falsely added dependents, including three children who lived in Mexico, to his clients’ tax returns to maximize refundable credits. Bermudez, 68, led protests more than a decade ago against immigration laws and then-Sheriff Joe Arpaio’s crackdowns on immigrants. He is known for kneeling down in front of...

    01/02/2019 1:23:10 AM PST · by Yosemitest · 22 replies ^ | Nov 15, 2018 | Rush Limbaugh and Delia
    There were two articles on Rush's show that caught my attention, and both are here in reverse order. First : Rush’s Immigration Answer to a 13-Year-Old Strikes a Chord Nov 19, 2018 RUSH: Northport, New York. This is Billy. Thank you for calling, sir. Great to have you with us. CALLER: Great to be here. Mega dittos, Rush. RUSH: Thank you. CALLER: Rush, last Thursday was a God-awful day in New York with traffic, but I want to tell you something. You made it worthwhile. There was a young girl that called in from Ohio, she was home sick, she...
  • What would Mollie do? Slain student’s mom opens home to son of immigrants

    12/29/2018 7:36:03 AM PST · by conservative98 · 66 replies
    Fox News ^ | December 29, 2018 | Kathleen Joyce
    The mother of slain University of Iowa student Mollie Tibbetts opened up her home to the teenage son of Mexican immigrants who worked with the man suspected of killing her daughter and left the small town because they feared it was unsafe. Laura Calderwood took in Ulises Felix, 17, after his parents left Brooklyn, Iowa, according to the Washington Post. The man accused of killing 20-year-old Tibbetts, Cristhian Bahena Rivera, 24, worked with Felix’s parents at a dairy farm in the small town. Felix said his mother cooked for Rivera and his cousin dated the suspect. Rivera and Felix’s cousin,...
  • Teen driver of stolen U-Haul arrested after fleeing from police

    12/27/2018 9:01:55 AM PST · by bgill · 23 replies
    kutv ^ | Dec. 25, 2018 | Adam Forgie
    Police have identified the suspect as 19-year-old Murad Mansurovich Kurbanov, who is facing three charges. Kurbanov was arrested for felony theft of a rental vehicle, felony failure to stop or respond at the command of police and a misdemeanor charge of reckless driving.
  • Nearly Two-Thirds Of Non-Citizen Households In America Are On Welfare

    12/04/2018 9:01:58 PM PST · by vannrox · 36 replies
    Liberty Nation ^ | 5DEC18 | Joe Schafer
    Another day, another revelation as the great fleecing of the U.S. taxpayer continues unabated. Let’s begin at the beginning.  Forty percent of Americans are now born out of wedlock.  Single parent families are associated with a long list of social maladies: “Children who grow up with only one of their biological parents (nearly always the mother) are disadvantaged across a broad array of outcomes. . . . they are twice as likely to drop out of high school, 2.5 times as likely to become teen mothers, and 1.4 times as likely to be idle — out of school and out of work...
  • Border Patrol says migrant apprehensions are becoming a pattern

    12/04/2018 2:25:48 PM PST · by BeauBo · 4 replies
    News4 SanAntonio ^ | Monday, December 3rd 2018 | Claudia Tristán
    EL PASO, Texas (CBS4) — Hundreds of migrants turned themselves into Border Patrol agents Monday morning in the Lower Valley near the Ysleta port of entry. Border Patrol officials said this incident is becoming a pattern as apprehensions for the Border Patrol sector continue to rise... “The last number that we had was upwards of 400 individuals that crossed in the midway area and the Ysleta port of entry,” Romero said. The Border Patrol also said it’s unusual for large groups like this to present themselves in urban environments instead of more rural communities.
  • White House Authorizes Lethal Force At The Border

    11/21/2018 3:56:16 PM PST · by vannrox · 28 replies
    Blacklisted news ^ | 22nov18 | Tara Copp
    President Trump's chief of staff John Kelly signed a memo late Tuesday allowing troops stationed at the border to act in a law enforcement capacity and use lethal force, if necessary, according to Tara Copp of Military Times. The new “Cabinet order” was signed by White House Chief of Staff John Kelly, not President Donald Trump. It allows “Department of Defense military personnel” to “perform those military protective activities that the Secretary of Defense determines are reasonably necessary” to protect border agents, including “a show or use of force (including lethal force, where necessary), crowd control, temporary detention. and cursory...
  • Illegal immigrant ICE wanted deported is now charged in wife's stabbing death

    11/03/2018 3:35:40 AM PDT · by ZeroToHero · 25 replies
    Fox News ^ | 11/3/18 | Lois Casiano
    Federal immigration officials say Oregon authorities prevented them from detaining for deportation an illegal immigrant from Mexico who is now charged in the brutal stabbing death of his wife, whose body was found in a ditch Sunday. The case marks the latest dispute between federal authorities and Oregon over the state's "sanctuary" laws regarding illegal immigrants. The suspect, identified as Martin Gallo-Gallardo, 45, had been released in March by the Multnomah County Sheriff's Office after prosecutors dismissed assault allegations against him. His wife and daughter stopped cooperating and a grand jury refused to indict him, FOX 12 Oregon reported.