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  • National Guard Builds Border Fencing as Biden Lets Border Wall Rot

    04/27/2022 4:03:58 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 16 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | April 27, 2022 | Katie Pavlich
    Eagle Pass, TX - Upon taking office in January 2021, President Joe Biden halted construction on the U.S. southern border wall, which greatly helps Border Patrol and local law enforcement cut down on illegal activity. As a result the Texas National Guard, deployed last summer through Governor Greg Abbott’s Operation Lone Star, has stepped in to fill the gaps with fencing lined with concertina or razor wire. “When you drive a tank through a chainlink fence, if it has concertina wire on top, it’ll stop that tank because that wire will get wrapped up on the sprocket, the wheels of...
  • Ten Dems flip on Biden, join GOP in opposing plan to end title 42

    04/19/2022 10:16:27 AM PDT · by Erik Latranyi · 40 replies
    Fox News via MSN ^ | 19 April 2022 | Michael Lee
    Ten Democrats have broken ranks with President Biden to side with the GOP over the ending of Title 42, a Trump-era border policy that allows for expedited deportation of migrants and prevents them from seeking asylum. "Right now, we have a crisis on our southern border. Right now, this administration does not have a plan. I warned them about this months ago," Sen. Mark Kelly, D-Ariz., told Fox News over the weekend. "It’s going to be, to be honest, it’s going to be a crisis on top of a crisis." Kelly is just one of several Democrats now speaking out...
  • White House Refuses to Apologize After Reports Say Border Patrol Agents Cleared of ‘Whipping’ Migrants

    04/18/2022 5:38:28 PM PDT · by ChicagoConservative27 · 31 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 04/18/2022 | Charlie Spiering
    The White House declined to comment Monday on the results of a Department of Homeland Security (DHS) investigation that reportedly found no border patrol agents were guilty of whipping migrants crossing the Southern border in September 2021. White House press secretary Jen Psaki refused to address reports showing the agents involved with the accusations were cleared of criminal wrongdoing, despite accusations from President Joe Biden and other administration officials that they were guilty of whipping or “strapping” the migrants.
  • Former border chief: Biden ‘literally handed over operational control to the cartels'..."We literally handed over operational control to the cartels," he said.

    04/19/2022 5:18:19 AM PDT · by Red Badger · 21 replies
    https://justthenews.com ^ | April 19, 2022 - 4:16am | By Madeleine Hubbard
    Former Customs and Border Protection Commissioner Mark Morgan is accusing President Joe Biden of "intentionally" creating a border crisis, but said the administration was unable to properly execute the open borders strategy. Morgan also told the "John Solomon Reports" podcast on Monday that his former agents feel "demoralized" while the "borders are wide open" and "every aspect of our public health, safety, national security is being jeopardized." After Biden ends Title 42, the Trump-era migration mitigation measure, his administration is expecting as many as 18,000 illegal migrants to come to the southern border every day. Currently, between 7,000 and 8,000...
  • Border numbers jump in March, with striking increase in Ukrainians

    04/19/2022 10:10:42 AM PDT · by Trump20162020 · 10 replies
    The Washington Post ^ | April 18, 2022 | Maria Sacchetti
    U.S. immigration officials detained more than 5,000 migrants from Ukraine at the nation’s land, sea and air borders in March, with a significant increase in those seeking refuge at the U.S.-Mexico boundary, adding to the record influx of newcomers from Latin America and the Caribbean this year, according to U.S. Customs and Border Protection figures released Monday. The tally — up from fewer than 1,150 the month before — marks the first official accounting of Ukrainians seeking refuge at the ports and borders since Russia’s invasion began Feb. 24. Many, if not most, Ukrainians have been released into the United...
  • Record arrivals of Cubans, Nicaraguans and Colombians fuel 22-year high in U.S. border arrests

    04/19/2022 7:36:00 AM PDT · by Oldeconomybuyer · 15 replies
    CBS News ^ | April 19, 2022 | BY CAMILO MONTOYA-GALVEZ
    A 22-year high in apprehensions along the U.S.-Mexico border in March was partly fueled by record arrivals of migrants from Cuba, Nicaragua, Colombia and Ukraine, Department of Homeland Security (DHS) figures released this week show. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) processed migrants 221,303 times along the southern border in March, a 33% jump from February and the highest tally since 2000, according to agency statistics. CBP said 159,900 encounters in March represented unique migrants, citing a 28% rate of repeat border crossings. The spike in migrant arrivals was also partly driven by a 33% increase in apprehensions of single adults,...
  • 'Open Borders' Biden Is Remaking America

    04/19/2022 5:20:23 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 18 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | April 19, 2022 | Pat Buchanan
    Source: Townhall Media/Julio RosasThe Hunter Biden coverup continues to unravel and, as it does, questions about the president's involvement become harder to dodge. Hunter's nefarious dealings with what at the time was China's largest energy company, CEFC, are well-documented, as are his questionable activities in Russia and Ukraine. The concept is known as influence peddling, a smarmy practice refined to an art form in "the swamp." Hunter Biden's "take" from Russia while his father was vice president was reportedly at least $3.5 million, for which he did nothing but be Joe Biden's son. Now, Joe Biden is president of the...
  • Beto O’Rourke Carefully Threads Needle on Border Policy as Democrats Grapple With the Issue

    04/18/2022 5:28:29 PM PDT · by nickcarraway · 14 replies
    KHOU11 ^ | April 18, 2022 | James Barragan, Patrick Svitek
    Beto O’Rourke had called for an end to Title 42 for months. He said the emergency health order from the federal government, which allows officials to turn away migrants at the border to control spread of COVID-19, was ineffective and has led to mass repeat crossings which overwhelm an already overworked Border Patrol staff. But earlier this week, O’Rourke raised some eyebrows. He called on the White House not to end the health order until it had laid out a plan to help border communities deal with the increase of migrants expected after its end in May. O’Rourke’s comment confused...
  • Terror at our border: Agents caught 23 people on US terror watchlist crossing southern border in 2021, including suspects from Saudi Arabia and Yemen

    04/18/2022 9:46:08 AM PDT · by artichokegrower · 15 replies
    Daily Mail ^ | April 18, 2023 | A dry Torres
    A total of 23 people whose names appear on a U.S. terror watch list were stopped for illegally crossing the U.S.-Mexico border in 2021 The suspects were taken into custody between January 20, 2021 and December 30, 2021 Eight of the arrests were reported by the El Centro Sector and San Diego Sector in California The names of the individuals matched those that appear on the Terror Screening Database but are not released to the public despite Republican pressure
  • GOP Rep. Cammack: ‘Hypocrisy at Its Finest’ to Kill Title 42 While House Still Proxy Votes Due to COVID

    04/16/2022 7:05:01 AM PDT · by conservative98 · 6 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 15 Apr 2022 | IAN HANCHETT
    On Friday’s broadcast of the Fox Business Network’s “Kudlow,” Rep. Kat Cammack (R-FL) criticized House Speaker Rep. Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) for extending proxy voting in the House due to the coronavirus pandemic while Title 42 is set to expire. Cammack said, “This is absolutely nuts. The double standard in Washington, it just never ceases to amaze me. You know, Nancy Pelosi, just a few weeks ago, put out a statement saying that we needed to extend proxy voting in Congress because of the health emergency, that members weren’t able to cast their ballots and their votes in person. So, you’ve...
  • Trump Endorses Populist J.D. Vance in Ohio Republican Senate Primary Race

    04/15/2022 2:32:47 PM PDT · by conservative98 · 60 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 15 Apr 2022 | JOHN BINDER
    Former President Donald Trump has endorsed best-selling author J.D. Vance, a vocal national populist, in the Ohio Republican Senate primary race. [cut] This is not an easy endorsement for me to make because I like and respect some of the other candidates in the race — they’ve said great things about “Trump” and, like me, they love Ohio and love our Country. I’ve studied this race closely and I think J.D. is the most likely to take out the weak, but dangerous, Democrat opponent — dangerous because they will have so much money to spend. [Emphasis added] However, J.D. will...
  • Democrats’ Risky Keystone Bet

    04/15/2022 7:30:22 AM PDT · by Brilliant · 13 replies
    wsj ^ | Kim Strassel
    ...It pits... unapologetic progressive firebrand against a centrist... for now—the uber-liberal is running away with it. With a month to the... primary, Mr. Fetterman claims a significant fundraising advantage over Mr. Lamb and a substantial lead in the polls... The Lamb formula is a savvy combination of support for key party priorities and independence on issues that resonate with centrist Pennsylvanians. He’s pro-choice, favors Build Back Better and a federal voting takeover, and has even called for getting rid of the filibuster. At the same time, he’s in favor of fracking... has voted for more border security, and... voted for...
  • Texas rancher gets 38-year prison sentence for operating ‘smuggling corridor’ for cartel

    03/16/2022 11:42:34 PM PDT · by blueplum · 26 replies
    New York Post ^ | 16 Mar 2022 | MaryAnn Martinez
    A Texas rancher who worked with a Mexican drug cartel to smuggle illegal immigrants and weed into the US was slapped with a 38-year prison sentence, prosecutors said. Cuban citizen Gilberto Morales, 57, coordinated with a cartel out of Porvenir, Chihuahua to smuggle immigrants and more than a ton of marijuana a month across the Rio Grande through his ranch in Fort Hancock, 40 miles east of El Paso, according the US Attorney’s Office for the Western District of Texas. “For more than a year, Gilberto Morales operated his very own smuggling corridor ...
  • Congress Proposes Millions for Border Security — in Eight Other Countries

    03/11/2022 2:50:13 PM PST · by River Hawk · 11 replies
    US Incorporated ^ | March 11, 2022 | Allan Wall
    Our stalwart lawmakers in Washington never cease to amaze. John Binder of Breitbart reports on a recent undertaking on Capitol Hill. It’s an amendment to an amendment that authorizes millions of new dollars for border security. That sounds impressive, until you realize the money is being appropriated for the borders of eight foreign countries! It’s not that our lawmakers don’t care about borders. They do care about the borders of many foreign countries. It’s our own borders many of them aren’t concerned about securing.
  • Greg Casar wins Democratic primary for Austin and San Antonio area congressional seat

    03/02/2022 6:38:52 PM PST · by Mount Athos · 13 replies
    The Texas Tribune ^ | MARCH 1, 2022 | ABBY LIVINGSTON
    Casar will be among the most progressive members of Congress ever to serve from Texas. During his tenure on the City Council, he was best known for supporting cuts to the police department and his fight against the encampment bans that had translated into homeless citizens living in tents in public parks and under Interstate 35 bridges. He had the backing of prominent progressives like U.S. Sen. Bernie Sanders and U.S. Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, but also the support of prominent locals like Austin Mayor Steve Adler and former state Sen. Wendy Davis. Rodriguez, seen as his most competitive rival, warned...
  • Why 2021 Was A Disastrous Year for America’s Border Security

    01/11/2022 5:41:17 AM PST · by Kaslin · 8 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | January 11, 2022 | Dale Wilcox
    Source: Townhall Media/Julio RosasNow that 2021 has come to an end, it is worth reviewing what a disastrous year it was for America’s border security and sovereignty. The year started with President Donald Trump warning his incoming successor that a border surge was looming, and that ripping apart successful policies would lead to a crisis. Tragically, but predictably, Joe Biden ignored the advice of his predecessor, and started tearing proven Trump-era policies apart on his first day in office. On Jan. 20, Biden issued a proclamation terminating Trump’s emergency declaration at the border, and ending funding for the border wall....
  • Biden regime convenes forum in DC to assure Guatemala’s border with Mexico remains open

    11/03/2021 7:37:23 AM PDT · by ConservativeMind · 17 replies
    BizPacReview ^ | Oct. 28, 2021 | Steve Hecht
    The Biden regime has sneakily convened a forum in Washington, DC, on October 27–28. Its real purpose—contrary to the stated purpose of fighting corruption—is to assure Guatemala’s border with Mexico remains open. Illegal immigrants can continue to flood our country and become Democrat voters. Guatemala—the key to illegal immigration with its 595-mile border with Mexico—is the only land route from South and Central America to the United States. Migrants from all over the world now pass through Guatemala’s borders. They are open thanks to Biden. Under Obama, Biden abused power to place criminal allies in charge of Guatemala’s judiciary and...
  • Historic immigration reform included in House-passed spending bill

    11/19/2021 7:50:48 PM PST · by blueplum · 11 replies
    The HIll ^ | 19 November 2021 | RAFAEL BERNAL AND REBECCA BEITSCH
    The social spending bill approved by the House Friday in a 220-213 vote includes the most extensive immigration reform package reviewed by Congress in 35 years, albeit in a much reduced version from what proponents originally sought. If the provision is approved by the Senate as-is, the immigration measure in the bill would allow undocumented people present in the U.S. since before 2011 up to 10 years of work authorization, falling short of an initial goal to offer them a pathway to citizenship. The provision approved by the House offers a sort of waiver to immigration laws, using a process...
  • Mayorkas struggles to explain what Kamala Harris does in immigration role

    11/17/2021 1:29:00 AM PST · by blueplum · 12 replies
    New York Post ^ | 16 November 2021 | Mark Moore
    Homeland Security Secretary Alejandro Mayorkas admitted Tuesday that Vice President Kamala Harris has not been “directly” involved in his department’s key policy decisions during her nearly eight months tackling the “root causes” of illegal immigration for the Biden administration. Sen. Josh Hawley (R-Mo.) recalled that President Biden had called Harris the “most qualified person” to stem the flow of migrants coming to the US-Mexico border from Central America and elsewhere when he tapped her for the role in March.... ...CNN reported over the weekend that some Harris allies believe the White House is laying the way for Transportation Secretary Pete...
  • BREAKING: Ashli Babbitt Shooting Documents UNCOVERED [Weekly Update]

    10/15/2021 5:25:32 PM PDT · by jazusamo · 51 replies
    Judicial Watch ^ | October 15, 2021 | Tom Fitton
    BREAKING: New Questions about U.S. Capitol Police Shooting of Unarmed Ashli Babbitt DHS Ends Worksite Enforcement to Protect ‘Noncitizen Victims’ from Deportation Targeting Trump: Durham Uncovers New Clinton, FBI Connections in Russia Probe BREAKING: New Questions about U.S. Capitol Police Shooting of Unarmed Ashli Babbitt Previously secret records we have obtained show there was no good reason to shoot and kill Ashli Babbitt in the U.S. Capitol on January 6. The Biden-Garland Justice Department and the Pelosi Congress have much to answer for over the mishandling and cover-up of this scandalous killing of an American citizen by the U.S....