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  • 'I'LL OPEN THE GATES' Turkey President Erdogan threatens to send 3.6million refugees into Europe...

    10/10/2019 4:14:56 PM PDT · by RummyChick · 87 replies
    The Sun ^ | 10/10/2019 | Lockett
    President Recep Tayyip Erdogan vowed to send 'millions' of Syrians to EuropeCredit: EPA Speaking to his party, Erdogan warned he would "open the gates" to spark a new refugee crisis if the EU dared to call 'Operation Peace Spring' an "invasion." "Hey EU, wake up. I say it again: if you try to frame our operation there as an invasion, our task is simple: we will open the gates and send 3.6m migrants to you," he said. He added that ISIS prisoners held by Kurdish forces would be kept in jail or returned to home countries willing to take them....
  • Why Africans Are Protesting and Fighting Mexican Troops: A More Fulsome Explanation

    10/10/2019 8:03:25 AM PDT · by rktman · 20 replies
    townhall.com ^ | 10/10/2019 | Todd Bensman
    In July, I was perhaps among the first to report that an unusually large influx of up to 35,000 African, Middle Eastern and South Asian “intercontinental” migrants, was coursing from South America through Panama’s Darien Gap toward the broken-open U.S. border to likewise get asylum claims going and gain quick permanent entry into the interior, sky high numbers that had not been seen in many years.
  • One Kansas bar shooting suspect caught and second still on run

    10/07/2019 4:02:24 AM PDT · by rightwingintelligentsia · 33 replies
    CBS News ^ | October 7, 2019
    Kansas City, Kansas — Authorities are searching for one of two men they say opened fire in a bar here early Sunday, killing four people and wounding five others in a shooting police believe stemmed from an earlier dispute. The other suspect was taken into custody late Sunday afternoon, police said. Javier Alatorre was nabbed in Kansas City, Missouri with the help of that city's police, the FBI and the federal Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives, according to Kansas City, Kansas police. They said a manhunt continued for Hugo Villanueva-Morales, who should be considered armed and dangerous. Both...
  • President Donald Trump 'wanted to build alligator-filled moat' at border

    10/01/2019 11:01:50 PM PDT · by Berlin_Freeper · 44 replies
    news.sky.com ^ | October 2, 2019 | Emily Mee
    Donald Trump wanted a US-Mexico border wall to feature a moat filled with snakes and alligators, according to a new book. The president also allegedly wanted the wall to be electrified, with spikes on top sharp enough to pierce skin, and for border jumpers to be shot in the legs.
  • Border Patrol Has Arrested More Than 400 MS-13 Gang Members In 2019

    09/14/2019 10:00:20 AM PDT · by jazusamo · 20 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | September 13, 2019 | Timothy Meads
    The United States Border Patrol Chief Carla Provost released data regarding the number of gang members apprehended by her men and women in her agency during the 2019 fiscal year through August. According to Provost, BP has arrested at least 445 individuals from the notorious Mara Salvatruchaa gang. "This fiscal year through August, Border Patrol agents have encountered & arrested 933 criminal gang members. Some smuggling, some being smuggled, some sneaking in, and some already here," Provost tweeted. These numbers include the following gangs: MS-13: 445 18th Street: 165 Paisas: 82 Surenos: 68 Latin Kings: 21 Tango Blast: 19 USBPChief...
  • Trump official says asylum changes will drive down backlog

    09/13/2019 7:56:43 PM PDT · by 11th_VA · 10 replies
    Boston.com ^ | Sept 13, 2019 | By COLLEEN LONG and ELLIOT SPAGAT
    WASHINGTON (AP) — A top Trump administration immigration official defended the effort to effectively end asylum at the U.S.-Mexico border for nearly all migrants, saying Friday it was necessary to drive down a massive backlog of immigration cases.... Juan Carlos Perla, 36, said Friday that many asylum seekers from his native El Salvador have returned, including cousins who have stayed with him in a rented two-room house with donated furniture on the distant outskirts of Tijuana. “People know that they aren’t going to be allowed in. They’re desperate. Many don’t like it here. Life here isn’t easy,” he said.... It...
  • Fayetteville police: Homeowner fatally shoots man in home invasion

    09/13/2019 3:49:36 AM PDT · by Libloather · 50 replies
    Fayetteville Observer ^ | 9/12/19 | Monica Holland
    Fayetteville police are investigating after a person was shot to death by a homeowner during a home invasion. Officers with the Fayetteville Police Department were dispatched at 6:48 p.m. Thursday to the 400 block of Lands End Road in reference to a report of a shooting, according to a news release. At the scene, officers found a man with apparent gunshot wounds who was unresponsive and later pronounced dead by medical personnel on scene, the release said. A preliminary investigation revealed that two men forced open the front door of the residence and entered the home, the release said. One...
  • Trump administration puts tough new asylum rule into effect

    09/12/2019 6:39:00 PM PDT · by mdittmar · 42 replies
    ap ^ | 9/12/2019 | JULIE WATSON and CEDAR ATTANASIO
    TIJUANA, Mexico (AP) — A new level of despair spread among tens of thousands of migrants waiting on the Mexican border to seek refuge in the U.S. as the Trump administration began enforcing radical new restrictions Thursday on who qualifies for asylum.“The United States is the only option,” Dunea Romero, a 31-year-old Honduran, lamented with tears in her eyes at a shelter in Tijuana. She said she packed a bag and fled her homeland with her two boys, ages 7 and 11, after learning that her abusive ex-husband, a powerful gang leader, was going to have her killed.The new U.S....
  • 489 Illegal Immigrants With Criminal Offense Records Released From North Carolina Jails

    09/11/2019 6:15:37 AM PDT · by artichokegrower · 13 replies
    THE EPOCH TIMES ^ | September 10, 2019 | Venus Upadhayaya
    US Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) has reported 489 illegal immigrants with a criminal record, in violation of immigration law, were released from jails across North Carolina during the fiscal year 2019, despite having detainers placed on them.
  • The U.N. is flying and busing migrants through Mexico back to Central America

    09/11/2019 4:31:37 PM PDT · by libstripper · 59 replies
    LA Times ^ | Aug. 30, 2019 | Molly Hennessey-Fiske
    JUAREZ, Mexico — A United Nations agency, with funding from the U.S. State Department, is transporting thousands of immigrants from the U.S.-Mexico border back to Central America in a program that has drawn the ire of migrant legal advocates. The advocates question whether migrants fully understand their rights when they accept free plane and bus tickets home.
  • Supreme Court allows nationwide enforcement of new Trump asylum rules

    09/11/2019 3:24:33 PM PDT · by rdl6989 · 91 replies
    Washington Times ^ | September 11, 2019 | Stephen Dinan and Alex Swoyer
    Just a banner so far.
  • Exclusive Excerpt — Michelle Malkin: ‘Open Borders, Inc: Who’s Funding America’s Destruction?’

    09/09/2019 2:30:20 PM PDT · by aquila48 · 16 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 8 Sep 2019 | MICHELLE MALKIN
    To fully appreciate the manufacturing of the 2018–2019 invasions of our southern border, you must first understand this: Pueblo Sin Fronteras is just one cog in the well-oiled, illegal-alien caravan-generating machine. Let’s start with what open-borders advocates themselves call their “Underground Railroad” of migrant safe houses that extend across Central America, through Mexico, and up and into the U.S… This sprawling network of aid stations has been in place for years, bolstered by global interests, left-wing activists, and religious institutions that advocate for illegal aliens… In 2012, for example, the United Nations’ International Organization for Migration (IOM) in Mexico signed...
  • Map Shows The True Cost of Illegal Immigration, By State

    09/09/2019 12:48:28 AM PDT · by Windflier · 13 replies
    The Federalist Papers ^ | July 16, 2018 | Brian Thomas
    A map posted by HowMuch.net breaks down the economic toll of illegal immigrants state by state, and their findings are extremely troubling. Using information gathered from the Federation for American Immigration Reform, How Much’s map shows how much money illegal immigrants cost American taxpayers on a state-by-state basis. California is most devastated by the heavy toll, with a whopping $23 billion in that state alone. States closer to the Mexican border are most affected, but several states throughout the country still pay billions to support illegal immigrants through education, welfare, law enforcement, and medical care. Here’s the breakdown, provided by...
  • France: Knife attack leaves one dead, nine wounded

    08/31/2019 12:22:01 PM PDT · by Eleutheria5 · 32 replies
    Arutz Sheva ^ | 31/8/19
    Two men carried out a stabbing attack in a suburb of Lyon, France, killing one person and wounding nine others. One of the attackers was armed with a knife, while the other carried a skewer. Police have arrested one of the attackers,...
  • Endless fear: Undocumented immigrants grapple with anxiety, depression under Trump

    08/27/2019 3:59:12 PM PDT · by PROCON · 96 replies
    usatoday | August 25, 2019 | Olivia Sanchez
    Link only.
  • Mexico: Most-wanted U.S.-based jihadi apprehended at migrant detention center

    08/26/2019 4:53:42 PM PDT · by robowombat · 10 replies
    JIHAD WATCH ^ | AUG 26, 2019 5:00 PM | ROBERT SPENCER
    Mexico: Most-wanted U.S.-based jihadi apprehended at migrant detention center AUG 26, 2019 5:00 PM BY ROBERT SPENCER This story shows yet again what the Left wants you to forget, that immigration is a national security issue. This is true despite the fact that Mohammed Azharuddin Chhipa was not actually trying to get into the United States; he was an American citizen trying to evade detection by U.S. counterterror agents as he went abroad to join the jihad. But if the pipeline goes one way, it goes the other way as well. “A Most-Wanted American Jihadist Caught in Mexico Was On...
  • 6-month-old girl in critical condition after she and her father illegally crossed southern border

    08/25/2019 7:45:12 PM PDT · by yesthatjallen · 32 replies
    ABC ^ | Aug 25, 2019 | bill hutchinson
    A 6-month-old girl is fighting for her life in a Texas hospital after she and her father illegally crossed the U.S.-Mexico border with a group of migrants, federal officials said. The baby is being treated at Driscoll Children's Hospital in Corpus Christi, Texas, where she is in critical condition, U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) said in a statement. "Our thoughts and prayers are with the young girl and her father during this difficult time," CBP officials said in their statement. U.S. Border Patrol agents came upon the infant and her father at 1:30 a.m. on Thursday, about three miles...
  • Jesuit Chief: No Country Has the Right to Turn Away Migrants

    08/24/2019 1:15:56 PM PDT · by ebb tide · 97 replies
    Breitbart ^ | August 24, 2019 | Thomas D. Williams
    Jesuit Chief: No Country Has the Right to Turn Away Migrants ROME — The superior general of the Jesuits declared this week that no country has the right to turn away migrants, claiming the land belongs to everyone. “The challenge for a country that receives migrants is not only reception, but integration, which means receiving the contribution that immigrants bring,” said Jesuit Father Arturo Sosa Abascal in an interview with Tempi.it.“They come to make a contribution, which is greater than what they receive from the host country,” he claimed, seemingly without evidence.
  • Lack of flu shots for migrants at CBP detention centers a concern, critics say

    08/21/2019 8:29:29 AM PDT · by Olog-hai · 25 replies
    Fox News ^ | 08/21/2019 | Danielle Wallace
    U.S. Customs and Border Protection agents and their medical contractors do not administer influenza vaccines to migrants being held at detention centers along the U.S.-Mexico border, reports said Tuesday. “In general, due to the short-term nature of CBP holding and the complexities of operating vaccination programs, neither CBP nor its medical contractors administer vaccinations to those in our custody,” the agency told The Hill in a statement. Children receive the flu vaccine once they are transferred from CBP to Health and Human Services (HHS) custody, the CBP spokesperson said. Earlier this month, doctors from Harvard, Johns Hopkins and other medical...
  • DHS: We're Ending Catch and Release of Family Units Crossing the Border

    08/21/2019 1:06:05 PM PDT · by Kaslin · 45 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | August 21, 2019 | Katie Pavlich
    The Trump administration implemented new policies on Wednesday in an effort to end the "catch-and-release" of family units entering the country illegally or applying for asylum. In the past, the Department of Homeland Security has only been able to detain and process families together for 20-days. After that, they've been released into the United States and become unlikely to show up for immigration court dates months or years later. That practice is changing and DHS will now hold family units together, without separating children from parents, until their immigration hearing and full processing. "Large numbers of alien families are entering illegally across...