Government announces it will stop ‘catch and release’ of illegal immigrants

U.S. 09/24/19, 09:44

The Trump administration announced a major change in immigration processing, indicating that they will no longer release on U.S. soil family units that entered the country illegally. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Acting Secretary Kevin McAleenan said Monday during his Washington speech that ending the practice of "catch and release" is ...

ICE released 218,000 family members in 7 months

U.S. 08/06/19, 14:03

Faced with the large influx of illegal immigrants to the southern border of the United States, the Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) has had to release 218,000 of them between December 21, 2018 and July 28, 2019, all family units, according to the Washington Examiner. "For the first time in Border ...

Kamala Harris contradicts herself on illegal immigration

U.S. 07/30/19, 03:36

Democratic presidential candidate Sen. Kamala Harris (D-Calif.), and “The View” co-host Meghan McCain sparred on Friday, July 12, over the 2020 presidential candidate’s views on decriminalizing border crossings. During an appearance on the show, McCain questioned Harris about her position on illegal border crossings and whether they should be decriminalized. The co-host of ...

African Migrants: ‘Trump wants to keep us out, but he can’t do it’

U.S. 07/03/19, 13:09

Unusually high numbers of non-Latino immigrants are reportedly passing from Colombia through Panama on their way to the southern border with Mexico, seeking entry into the United States. Government sources on both sides of Panama estimate at least 35,000 people are in the pipeline, from places such as Cameroon, Ghana, the ...

Barack’s ICE chief: Cages for illegals were Obama’s idea, not Trump

Politics 06/27/19, 10:57

Former President Barack Obama’s top immigration chief said that the Obama administration had the idea of putting illegal immigrant children in the “cages,” which Democrats have used as a weapon against President Trump. Thomas Homan, Obama’s executive associate director of Immigration and Customs Enforcement between May 2013 and January 2017, was ...

Senator Lindsey Graham: ‘They should stay in their country’

U.S. 06/27/19, 10:33

As a heartbreaking photo of a drowned Salvadoran father and daughter in the Rio Grande near the U.S.-Mexico border spreads across mainstream media, Sen. Lindsey Graham (R–S.C.) warns it's a dangerous journey. Some critics put the blame on President Donald Trump for every mishap and tragedy that happens at the border, ...

Trump warns Democrats: ‘2 weeks and big deportation begins!’

Politics 06/23/19, 11:13

President Donald Trump started Sunday morning by giving a warning to Democrats to “quickly fix” the problems at the U.S.-Mexico border. Trump stayed firm on his decision to delay the deportations of thousands of families in the United States illegally, reaffirming that he is giving Democrats two weeks to complete an ...

ICE raids will start to deport illegal immigrants in 10 cities

U.S. 06/22/19, 11:28

U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement will be carrying out the court-ordered deportation of thousands of illegal immigrants nationwide. According to CNN, ICE officials are planning attacks in 10 American cities on Sunday, arrest ing and deporting thousands of illegal migrants whose court trials have concluded. “If you’re here illegally, then you should ...

President Trump says his support among Latino voters is rising

Politics 06/20/19, 21:07

President Donald Trump asserted that his policies to stop illegal immigration are helping his standing with Latino voters, and taking credit for uniting families who were separated at the border. Trump made the statements in a sometimes combative interview airing Thursday on the Spanish-language network Telemundo. Trump said Hispanics want toughness at ...

White House cuts aid for Central American countries as promised

U.S. 06/18/19, 19:31

U.S. aid totaling $450 million, initially set aside for Central American countries, El Salvador, Honduras, and Guatemala was officially cut off on June 17, as President Donald J. Trump had vowed to do. President Trump had told reporters back in March, “I’ve ended payments to Guatemala, to Honduras, and to El ...

New shelter for thousands of migrant children opens in Texas

U.S. 06/07/19, 16:48

The federal government has found a suitable short-term solution to house migrant children in Texas as more and more migrants flood the U.S. immigration system. A new emergency facility in Carrizo Springs, Texas, has been built and will be opening soon to specifically house underage migrant youth. The complex once ...

ICE Director: Migrant families not exempt from deportation

U.S. 06/06/19, 10:00

Immigration and Customs Enforcement’s (ICE) new acting director has let it be known that migrant families are not off limits when it comes to being deported. ICE’s acting Director Mark Morgan, said the agency will continue to prioritize the deportation of criminals and those with criminal histories, but families are not ...

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