Massive Central American groups becoming daily occurrence for busy border area

U.S. 03/26/19, 09:48

TUCSON, Ariz. – Agents assigned to the Ajo Station encountered several large groups totaling nearly 400 persons and Central American families after they illegally entered the country west of Lukeville over the weekend. The first group, totaling 216 illegal aliens, was encountered early Saturday morning, after they illegally entered the country. Agents ...

Trump administration is reverting to ‘Catch and Release.’ Congress is to blame.

Opinion 03/21/19, 18:31

Recent reports have surfaced, citing government officials, that border officials will no longer refer detained immigrant families to Immigration and Customs Enforcement. Instead, due to constrained resources, they will “begin releasing hundreds of families caught each day in the Rio Grande Valley in Texas.” As a result, tens of thousands will join the ranks ...

Border patrol agents in El Paso arrest over 400 in just 5 minutes

U.S. 03/21/19, 04:08

U.S. Border Patrol agents working in El Paso apprehended two large groups of illegal immigrants consisting of over 400 people within five minutes. These groups, like many others before, are comprised primarily of Central American families and unaccompanied juveniles. Agents working farther west encountered a second group of 252 people who crossed ...

Over 700 illegal immigrants detained at border near El Paso overnight

Texas 03/07/19, 06:13

EL PASO, Texas – U.S. Border Patrol agents working in El Paso apprehended several large groups between last night and late afternoon Wednesday. These groups, like many others before, are comprised primarily of Central American families and unaccompanied juveniles. Agents apprehended a group of 112 illegal aliens at the border wall near ...

The number of illegals caught at the Southwest border nearly doubles, DHS reports

U.S. 02/21/19, 08:50

Apprehensions of illegal migrants at the southwest border in January increased dramatically from the same time last year, and experts predict 2019 will experience increases in illegal migrant arrests overall. The U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) — a subset agency of the Department of Homeland Security — reported a total of 47,893 apprehensions ...

New York’s illegal immigrants 1 step closer to driver’s licenses

New York 02/16/19, 12:05

The New York City Council passed a resolution by a full vote Wednesday that will edge the state Assembly and Senate toward passing legislation allowing illegal immigrants to obtain driver’s licenses, according to a report by Columbia University’s student-led NY City Lens.  City Councilman Ydanis Rodriguez, a Democrat representing the 10th Council District, ...

Illegal immigrant confesses to killing woman found in suitcase

New York 02/13/19, 11:54

Illegal immigrant Javier da Silva allegedly confessed to the murder of 24-year-old Valerie Reyes of Westchester County, New York, whose body was found in a suitcase. The ex-boyfriend of the New York woman whose body was found inside a suitcase in a wooded area of Connecticut was held without bail Tuesday ...

Analysis: Trump bets re-election on immigration, socialism

Politics 02/06/19, 16:15

From the biggest stage in U.S. politics, President Donald Trump made clear that on the defining issue of his presidency — immigration — he cannot or will not change his hard-line approach heading into 2020. Yet the Republican president drew a new frame around his Democratic opposition, warning in his second ...

Trump announces campaign rally next week in El Paso, Texas

Politics 02/06/19, 10:30

President Donald Trump is holding his first campaign rally of the year next week in El Paso, Texas, a city he’s cited numerous times — including in his State of the Union address — in arguing for the wall he wants built along the U.S.-Mexico border. The rally on Monday will ...

Trump calls for bipartisanship, a hard line on immigration

Politics 02/06/19, 05:37

Face to face with emboldened Democrats, President Donald Trump called on Washington to cast aside "revenge, resistance and retribution" and end "ridiculous partisan investigations" in a State of the Union address delivered at a vulnerable moment for his presidency. Trump appealed Tuesday night for bipartisanship but refused to yield on the ...

The ironies of illegal immigration

Opinion 01/10/19, 04:26

Estimates suggest that there are 11 million to 13 million Mexican citizens currently living in the United States illegally. Millions more emigrated previously and are now U.S. citizens. A recent poll revealed that one-third of Mexicans (34 percent) would like to emigrate to the United States. With Mexico having a population ...

Mexican President fighting illegal immigration to US by lowering taxes

America 01/01/19, 11:36

Newly elected Mexican President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador intends to curb immigration into the United States by economically developing his country’s northern states. Loprez Obrador — who entered office in the beginning of December with a leftist agenda — on Monday decreed lower rates for income and value-added taxes in over 40 municipalities that ...

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