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  • DHS Chief Mayorkas: ‘Justice and Equity’ for Illegal Aliens Is Joe Biden’s Agenda

    01/20/2022 4:47:46 PM PST · by Mr. Mojo · 29 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 20 Jan 2022 | John Binder
    Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Secretary Alejandro Mayorkas says President Joe Biden’s national immigration agenda centers around “justice and equity” for illegal aliens living in the United States. While speaking at the annual U.S. Conference of Mayors in Washington, D.C. this week, Mayorkas bragged about imposing so-called “sanctuary country” orders that prevent the Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) agency from arresting and deporting most of the nation’s 11 to 22 million illegal aliens. As intended, Mayorkas said the orders ensure that illegal aliens are shielded from federal immigration law as “a matter of justice and equity” — a fixture of...
  • Soros-Funded Group Gets $158M Government Contract to Help Illegal Immigrants Avoid Deportation

    01/19/2022 11:13:14 AM PST · by JV3MRC · 22 replies
    NewsBusters ^ | 1/19/2022 | Joseph Vazquez
    A leftist group funded by billionaire George Soros secured a massive government contract to help illegal immigrants avoid being deported. The Vera Institute for Justice (VIJ), which “views immigration enforcement agencies as a ‘threat’ to civil liberties, secured a $158 million taxpayer-funded contract to help unaccompanied minors avoid deportation,” according to records obtained by Fox News reporter Joe Schoffstall. VIJ President and Director Nicholas Turner exploited the deaths of George Floyd and Breonna Taylor in the organization’s 2020 annual report to assail America as harboring “structural racism.” In addition, Turner attacked the American criminal justice system as having “roots established...
  • Why 2021 Was A Disastrous Year for America’s Border Security

    01/11/2022 5:41:17 AM PST · by Kaslin · 8 replies ^ | 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....
  • Plague-Year Immigrants Headed to Trump Country

    12/31/2021 4:01:30 AM PST · by Kaslin · 3 replies ^ | December 31, 2021 | Michael Barone
    Source: Townhall Media/Julio RosasI want to add a few notes to my Christmas weekend column on the Census Bureau's July 2021 state population estimates and what stories they tell about growth and decline in the first 15 months of the coronavirus pandemic. THE IMMIGRATION BUST The big news is about immigration. In the years from 2010 to 2019, the Census Bureau recorded an increase in "international migration" -- immigration, in layman's language -- of 873,000. For the 15 months from April 2020 to July 2021, the corresponding number is only 257,000 -- down 71% from the average of the years...
  • U.S. to use border wall funds to close gaps and clean up Trump-era construction sites

    12/20/2021 11:29:01 PM PST · by blueplum · 16 replies
    CBS ^ | 20 December 2021 | CAMILO MONTOYA-GALVEZ
    The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) announced Monday it will use border security funding allocated by Congress to close wall gaps and pay for environmental and clean-up projects in areas of Arizona, California and Texas affected by barrier construction undertaken by the Trump administration. The projects authorized... include installing drainage to prevent flooding, mitigating soil erosion, completing roads used by Border Patrol agents, demobilizing construction and equipment storage sites and discarding unused materials. Mayorkas also authorized U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) to erect barriers to close "small" gaps along some wall sections that were left open when construction was...
  • Group of Haitian migrants sue Biden administration over poor treatment

    12/20/2021 9:51:49 PM PST · by blueplum · 12 replies
    CNN ^ | 20 December 2021 | Priscilla Alvarez, CNN
    (CNN)A group of Haitian migrants is suing the Biden administration over its treatment of migrants, recounting in detail squalid conditions at a makeshift camp in Del Rio, Texas, this year and confrontations with officers on horseback, according to a lawsuit filed Monday.... ...Monday's lawsuit provides first-hand accounts from migrants who had been in the encampment and had been confronted by Border Patrol, with one plaintiff saying she was "terrorized by officers on horseback." Mirard Joseph, a plaintiff in the case, said he watched his family suffer from hunger and dehydration while waiting at the makeshift camp ...
  • PICTURED: Gang of 10 'coyote' traffickers from 'Without Borders' smuggling ring who charged migrants for escort from Ecuador to Colombia so they could continue to US border

    12/15/2021 4:56:10 PM PST · by blueplum · 3 replies
    The Daily Mail UK ^ | 14 December 2021 | ADRY TORRES FOR DAILYMAIL.COM
    Colombian cops have pictured a 10-strong people trafficking gang called 'Without Borders' who charged migrants to help them on their journey to the US. Investigators there dismantled a people trafficking ring that helped migrant cross from Ecuador into Colombia and then ferried them north to Panama, where they made their way into Mexico before reaching the United States border. At least 10 members of the migrant smuggling network, know as ‘Without Borders,’ were taken into custody during a series of raid in the western department of Nariño, the Attorney General’s Office said Saturday... ...Depending on their place of origin, the...
  • Texas mother, daughter killed as human smuggler crashes into them while evading law enforcement near border

    12/13/2021 3:34:51 PM PST · by lowbridge · 26 replies
    Fox News ^ | December 12, 2021 | Peter Aitken
    Police have identified the victims of a car crash Saturday involving a human smuggler as a mother and daughter from Texas. The Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS) confirmed the mother, 59, and daughter, 22, were locals from Mission. The alleged smuggler ran a stop sign while fleeing from police and T-boned the victims’ vehicle. He also allegedly had six illegal immigrants in his vehicle, all of whom are now in custody. One of the immigrants flew through the windshield upon impact, but survived. Officers have not yet released the pair’s identities, but did confirm they were the only deaths...
  • Joe Biden Abolishes 90 Percent of ICE’s Deportations

    12/06/2021 9:22:29 AM PST · by ChicagoConservative27 · 13 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 12/06/2021 | Neil Munro
    President Joe Biden has slashed the deportation of illegal migrants from 25 cities by roughly 90 percent, so helping business groups with a flood of desperate, low-wage workers. Biden’s business giveaway was revealed by the Center for Immigration Studies, which also showed that Biden’s deputies have reduced by two-thirds the deportation of criminal migrants who threaten Americans and the nation’s growing population of illegal migrants.
  • Biden’s DHS Chief: Sanctuary Country Orders Ensure ‘Majority’ of Illegal Aliens Not Deported

    11/30/2021 8:01:25 PM PST · by lowbridge · 13 replies
    Breitbart ^ | November 29, 2021 | JOHN BINDER
    President Joe Biden’s Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Secretary Alejandro Mayorkas says the agency’s new so-called “sanctuary country” orders will ensure that the “majority” of illegal aliens living in the United States are not deported. On Monday, Mayorkas announced that the administration has started implementing its latest sanctuary country orders that protect most criminal illegal aliens by barring Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) agents from arresting and deporting them. “Today is an important step forward in ensuring that our workforce is empowered to exercise its prosecutorial discretion and focus its enforcement efforts on those who pose a threat to our...
  • CBO: House-Passed ‘Reconciliation’ Bill Will Amnesty 6.5 Million Illegal Aliens

    11/30/2021 4:47:57 AM PST · by lowbridge · 8 replies ^ | November 29, 2021 | Robert Law
    The Center’s analysts have written extensively on the various immigration provisions contained in the bill. Steve Camarota calculated that illegal aliens will receive $10.5 billion from the Child Tax Credit since the bill drops the requirement that the child have a Social Security number. I have highlighted in a series of posts how legal immigration will significantly increase, mainly via a green card giveaway to Big Tech. But the keystone of the immigration provisions in “Build Back Better” has been the attempt to amnesty millions of illegal aliens. Originally, Democrats sought what you might call "amnesty premium" in the form...
  • Biden owns the worst illegal immigration since records began

    11/24/2021 1:58:04 AM PST · by blueplum · 9 replies
    Washington Examiner ^ | 23 November 2021 | HUGO GURDON
    President Joe Biden is on target, with policies at once vapid and cynical, to allow more than 2 million illegal migrants across the southern border into the United States this year — the worst influx since records began 97 years ago. In October, Customs and Border Protection officials intercepted 164,303 people crossing the Mexican frontier. They come from 150 different countries, increasingly from the Eastern Hemisphere, and most are simply economic migrants. People head here primarily for the understandable reason that they’d prefer to live in comfort in a rich country......They don’t make coherent, let alone plausible, claims to be...
  • Rick Scott Calls for Investigation Into Migrant Vetting Amid Surge at Southern Border

    11/22/2021 10:25:36 PM PST · by blueplum · 3 replies
    Newsweek ^ | 22 November 2021 | ALEX J. ROUHANDEH
    Republican Senator Rick Scott of Florida sponsored a bill on Thursday that would require the Inspector General of the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) to investigate the "vetting and processing" of migrants apprehended by Customs and Border Patrol (CBP) officials at the southwest border. The bill is co-sponsored by Republican Senators Ron Johnson of Wisconsin, Rob Portman of Ohio, Tommy Tuberville of Alabama, James Lankford of Oklahoma, Marsha Blackburn of Tennessee and Mike Lee of Utah.... ..."My bill, the Upholding the Law at Our Border Act, requires an immediate investigation to ensure the proper vetting and processing of anyone that...
  • 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...
  • In South Texas, The Border Crisis Threatens To Become A Constitutional Crisis

    11/18/2021 11:46:20 AM PST · by Kaslin · 20 replies
    The Federalist ^ | November 18, 2021 | John Daniel Davidson
    Texas Gov. Greg Abbott thinks border states must take action in the face of federal inaction. But is it too little, too late?DEL RIO, Texas — What happens in border states when the federal government refuses to enforce immigration laws amid a record surge of illegal immigration? Are those states, and the elected officials charged with maintaining law and order in them, supposed to stand back and accept the ensuing chaos in their communities? Or do they have a right, even a duty, to take action and fill the void left by the federal government?In Texas, where the border crisis...
  • DHS inspector general declines to investigate Del Rio horse patrol incident

    11/16/2021 11:01:18 PM PST · by blueplum · 2 replies
    CNN ^ | 16 November 2021 | Priscilla Alvarez,
    (CNN)The horse patrol incident in Del Rio, Texas, that drew swift condemnation from senior Biden administration officials will not be investigated by the Department of Homeland Security's inspector general, the department announced Tuesday. US Customs and Border Protection had referred the incident -- where Border Patrol agents on horseback aggressively confronted migrants -- to the watchdog, according to the Department of Homeland Security. Instead, CBP's Office of Professional Responsibility is now investigating the incident, the department said, adding that the office has reviewed videos and photographs and interviewed witnesses, employees and CBP leadership....
  • How House Democrats’ Reconciliation Bill Could Face The Senate Shredder

    11/15/2021 11:53:18 AM PST · by Kaslin · 22 replies
    The Federalist ^ | November 15, 2021 | Christopher Jacobs
    House Speaker Nancy Pelosi is frog-marching her vulnerable members to a political suicide vote on a bill that’s likely dead on arrival in the Senate.On November 2, five House Democrats—enough to block the passage of the spending spree that the party hopes to enact via the budget reconciliation process—wrote to House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, D-California, urging her “to only bring a bill to the floor for which we have a strong level of confidence…will be ruled in order by the Senate parliamentarian and earn passage in the U.S. Senate.”The lawmakers have justifiable reason for concern. Major pieces of the 2,135-page...
  • Almighty God's Illegal Immigration Policies

    11/11/2021 4:49:32 AM PST · by The Ignorant Fisherman · 4 replies
    IFB ^ | 11/11/21
    Since Joe Biden has taken office, we have seen him not wasting any time seeking to open our U.S. border and flood our nation with illegals and refugees from God knows where. Our nation was founded on the rule of law and founded on the Laws of Nature and of Nature's God. Many Americans today despise any rule of law and seek a narcissistic form of life, which is outworked in lawlessness (Rom. 1:18-32). This topic of immigration is not a hard topic to understand when one sees this topic through the prism of our founding, the rule of constitutional...
  • White House says DOJ will determine amount of payouts to migrant families

    11/09/2021 5:17:22 AM PST · by MNDude · 64 replies
    senior White House adviser said the Justice Department will set the amount of compensation if it deems that paying migrants separated from their families will save taxpayers money — payments that run as much as $450,000 or more. “If the DOJ determines that it saves the taxpayers money and it rights a wrong, then they will make the determination that is necessary and I would assume if they make a determination, they’ll come up with what they think is an adequate dollar amount,” Cedric Richmond said on “Fox News Sunday.” R​ichmond said the Justice Department is making its decision independently...
  • Spurred by reopening, more migrants head for U.S.-Mexico border

    11/08/2021 1:01:35 AM PST · by blueplum · 10 replies
    Reuters via msn ^ | 07 November 2021 | Lizbeth Diaz
    TIJUANA (Reuters) - Emboldened by news that the United States and Mexico will reopen shared land-border crossings, hundreds of migrants have arrived at Mexican border cities like Tijuana, hoping the reset will make it easier to cross and seek U.S. asylum. Starting on Monday, the nearly 2,000-mile (3,200-km) border will be open again to non-essential travel after a 20-month closure aimed at curbing the spread of COVID-19. Both countries have succeeded in lowering new infections and vaccinating border communities...