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A growing split over chain migration in the GOP

A growing split over chain migration in the GOP

A legislative battle is unfolding in the House of Representatives after a pair of GOP lawmakers signed onto a "discharge petition" that wou ...

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Video: Two Americans arrested in Montana for speaking Spanish

Video: Two Americans arrested in Montana for speaking Spanish

Two American citizens were detained and interrogated by the Border Patrol in Montana because they were speaking Spanish. Ana Suda, who was born in th ...

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Migrant minors head for U.S. military bases

Migrant minors head for U.S. military bases

Minors, and those claiming to be minors, from Central America are crashing Americaís southern border, and U.S. military bases may be their fina ...

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Trump demands DOJ investigation of California sanctuary mayor

Trump demands DOJ investigation of California sanctuary mayor

At a White House roundtable on the sanctuary policy for immigrants now reigning in the state of California, San Jacinto Mayor Crystal Ruiz was among ...

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Mexican national indicted for impersonating American citizen and voting

Mexican national indicted for impersonating American citizen and voting

Laura Janeth Garza, 38, was indicted last week in Harris County, Texas, on two counts of illegal voting. Attorney General Ken Paxton announced on Mon ...

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New Jersey offers state financial aid to illegal immigrant college students

New Jersey offers state financial aid to illegal immigrant college students

New Jersey Gov. Phil Murphy (D) signed legislation that allows illegal immigrants to apply for student financial aid that will help pay for college ...

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Progressives defy Trump's immigration initiatives with dramatic change in sanctuary jurisdictions

Progressives defy Trump's immigration initiatives with dramatic change in sanctuary jurisdictions

According to a report by the Federation for American Immigration Reform (FAIR), so-called sanctuary policies that shield illegal immigrants from iden ...

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DHS Secretary Nielsen schools Democrat on obeying immigration law

DHS Secretary Nielsen schools Democrat on obeying immigration law

Department of Homeland Security Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen testified on Capitol Hill and explained to Sen. Patty Murray (D-Wash.) of the Senate Appro ...

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How the migrant 'caravan' enters the U.S. through drips and drabs

How the migrant 'caravan' enters the U.S. through drips and drabs

The traveling media circus known as the "caravan" of Central Americans began arriving at our southern border while some participants have o ...

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AG Sessions announces zero-tolerance for illegal border crossers

AG Sessions announces zero-tolerance for illegal border crossers

In a speech to law enforcement officers in Scottsdale, Arizona, Attorney General Jeff Sessions said on Monday that the Justice Department will begin ...

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Trump administration cancels TPS for Honduran illegal immigrants

Trump administration cancels TPS for Honduran illegal immigrants

Today's announcement by the Department of Homeland Security, that Temporary Protected Status (TPS) for Hondurans will be terminated, was long ove ...

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Texas: Police accept ID cards issued by Catholic Church to illegal immigrants

Texas: Police accept ID cards issued by Catholic Church to illegal immigrants

Roman Catholic parishes in Texas are providing church-issued identification cards to illegal immigrants who, because of their status, are not eligibl ...

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Six states join Texas in DACA lawsuit against Trump administration

Six states join Texas in DACA lawsuit against Trump administration

Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton announced on Tuesday that the Lone Star state is suing the Trump administration for continuing the Deferred Action ...

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DOJ arrests 11 migrants, gives a pass to 8 in the 'caravan'

DOJ arrests 11 migrants, gives a pass to 8 in the 'caravan'

According to a release, the Department of Justice filed criminal charges against eleven different suspected members of the so-called migrant&nbs ...

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What should America do about the 'migrant caravan'?

What should America do about the 'migrant caravan'?

Several hundred migrants from Central America are arriving by bus in Tijuana, Mexico, where they are being housed in shelters by open border groups, ...

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American lawyers in Mexico assist migrant caravan with asylum applications

American lawyers in Mexico assist migrant caravan with asylum applications

At a weekend rally in Michigan, President Donald Trump criticized his opponents in the media, politics, and among supporters of immigration. This cam ...

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Justices Kagan and Sotomayor ask: what if Trump's executive order banned Jews?

Justices Kagan and Sotomayor ask: what if Trump's executive order banned Jews?

In oral arguments before the Supreme Court on Wednesday over the constitutionality of President Donald Trumpís executive order limiting visas f ...

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Congressional Republicans resurrect Obama's DACA for illegal immigrants

Congressional Republicans resurrect Obama's DACA for illegal immigrants

Weeks after the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) expiration date passed, a group of legislators hopes to "send a message" to S ...

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GOP weighs citizenship for illegal immigrants in military

GOP weighs citizenship for illegal immigrants in military

 This week the House Armed Services Committee will hold all six of its subcommittee markups of the National Defense Authorization Act. The NDAA ...

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California, Texas, Florida: exposed to illegal immigrants and TB

California, Texas, Florida: exposed to illegal immigrants and TB

Legal and illegal immigrants to the United States are more likely to have worse oral health, and poorer health overall, when compared to natives and ...

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The issues behind to so-called 'caravan' from Central America

The issues behind to so-called 'caravan' from Central America

The Central American "Caravan" may be breaking up, but the issues behind it should be addressed.

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What Speaker Ryan should do before retirement

What Speaker Ryan should do before retirement

At a news conference where Speaker of the House Paul Ryan (R-Wis.) announced his retirement, he said he would "certainly like to see a DACA solu ...

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Iowa makes a move on sanctuary cities

Iowa makes a move on sanctuary cities

Iowa Governor Kim Reynolds (R) signed legislation this week banning sanctuary city policies in the State of Iowa. Senate File 481 directs state la ...

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Survey reveals true reason for migration from Central America

Survey reveals true reason for migration from Central America

According to a Catholic social action center in Honduras, the natives of that country emigrate primarily for economic reasons, not violence. The ...

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Johnson-era judge breaks precedent for funding sanctuary cities

Johnson-era judge breaks precedent for funding sanctuary cities

Ira Mehlman of the Federation for American Immigration Reform said in an interview with Spero News that California is trying to "run out the cl ...

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Trump Admin might challenge birthright citizenship

Trump Admin might challenge birthright citizenship

At a roundtable in West Virginia, which had been billed as a discussion on Republicansí tax cuts, President Donald Trump went off-script and ...

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Free speech at stake in firestorm of cities resisting California sanctuary laws

Free speech at stake in firestorm of cities resisting California sanctuary laws

On March 6, the U.S. Department of Justice filed a lawsuit to oppose state laws in California that seriously restrict cooperation on the part of loca ...

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Illegal alien bust reveals child molester

Illegal alien bust reveals child molester

Border Patrol agents in Tucson, Arizona, arrested a previously convicted child sex offender on Tuesday after he illegally re-entered the United State ...

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Trump credits Mexico's 'strong immigration laws' for break-up of migrant caravan

Trump credits Mexico's 'strong immigration laws' for break-up of migrant caravan

The so-called caravan of migrants from Central America traversing Mexico, which has been credited for President Donald Trump’s decision to rein ...

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Newt Gingrich: How the 'caravan' of immigrants bolstered Trump's position on immigration

Newt Gingrich: How the 'caravan' of immigrants bolstered Trump's position on immigration

Imagine the frustration building in elite media offices across the country. Lately, the members of the elite media have been relentlessly bashin ...

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Trump to militarize U.S./Mexico border as GOP wavers on deal with Dems

Trump to militarize U.S./Mexico border as GOP wavers on deal with Dems

Homeland Security Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen said Wednesday that President Donald Trump plans to send National Guard units to guard the southern bord ...

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Terrorist infiltration warrants Trump's proclamation on vetting immigrants

Terrorist infiltration warrants Trump's proclamation on vetting immigrants

On February 28, 2018, the Zionist Organization of America filed an amicus curiae (“friend of the Court”) brief with the United States Sup ...

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Trump to militarize U.S./Mexico border

Trump to militarize U.S./Mexico border

Speaking at the White House on Tuesday, President Donald Trump announced measures he plans to take to provide further security along the U.S./Mexico ...

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Report: 'Sanctuary' movement makes immigrant communities more dangerous

Report: 'Sanctuary' movement makes immigrant communities more dangerous

According to the Federation for American Immigration Reform (FAIR) -- an advocacy group that favors limiting immigration -- the most common justifica ...

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Mexican politician says Trump lights 'flame of hate' for Mexico

Mexican politician says Trump lights 'flame of hate' for Mexico

On Sunday, President Donald Trump challenged Mexico to do more to stem the tide of migrants from Central America who are seeking to reach the United ...

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A caravan of migrants heads toward the United States

A caravan of migrants heads toward the United States

As part of Holy Week, over a thousand Central American illegal aliens set out to complete "Stations of the Cross&" traversing through Mex ...

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Trump hints at pulling out of NAFTA over 'caravan' of migrants from Mexico

Trump hints at pulling out of NAFTA over 'caravan' of migrants from Mexico

On Monday, Secretary of Homeland Security Kirstjen Nielsen affirmed that her department is "exploring all options to protect the Homeland." ...

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Californians challenge Democrats sanctuary status

Californians challenge Democrats sanctuary status

A rebellion is growing in California in opposition to its unconstitutional "sanctuary state" law (SB-54), with an increasing number of citi ...

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Democratic Party sends alert over U.S. Census question

Democratic Party sends alert over U.S. Census question

This week, California attorney general Xavier Becerra announced that his state is suing the federal government in the wake of an announcement by the ...

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Would a citizenship question reduce response rate for 2020 Census?

Would a citizenship question reduce response rate for 2020 Census?

The Commence Department announced yesterday that the 2020 Census will include a citizenship question. In a blog post published earlier that day, we d ...

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Grassley: Foreign students jump ahead in line for American jobs

Grassley: Foreign students jump ahead in line for American jobs

Senate Judiciary Committee Chairman Chuck Grassley directed a letter to Homeland Security Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen and asked for information about ...

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Absurdity of civil rights commissioners' view of arresting illegal immigrants

Absurdity of civil rights commissioners' view of arresting illegal immigrants

The omnibus budget bill passed by Congress and signed by the president last week deserves its own blog post, but I thought I would point out one of t ...

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California's collision course on 'sanctuary' status

California's collision course on 'sanctuary' status

The city of Los Alamitos, California, became the first to vote against the state's "sanctuary state" law which prevents police from coo ...

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Immigration raid on illegal cockfighting yields bonus

Immigration raid on illegal cockfighting yields bonus

Immigration enforcement officers, in cooperation with the sheriff of Sevier County and Arkansas state authorities, raided an illegal cockfighting org ...

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Where the omnibus budget bill goes off-track on immigration

Where the omnibus budget bill goes off-track on immigration

Nearly halfway into the fiscal year, Congress has already passed five stopgap spending bills to fund the federal government, punctuated by two brief ...

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Illegal immigrants occupy Catholic church, cancel worship

Illegal immigrants occupy Catholic church, cancel worship

Illegal immigrants and leftists occupied an ancient Catholic church in France to protest against the government's proposals for tighter immigra ...

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Dan Stein: Democrats hold America hostage

Dan Stein: Democrats hold America hostage

An omnibus spending bill, with a deadline of March 23, has become ground zero in the latest battle over immigration reform. According to several m ...

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Immigration leanings of SecState nominee Mike Pompeo

Immigration leanings of SecState nominee Mike Pompeo

While the State Department plays a key role in the immigration process (both because of visa screening overseas and its role with refugees), the secr ...

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California appoints first illegal alien to statewide post

California appoints first illegal alien to statewide post

California Senate President pro Tem Kevin de Leon (D-Los Angeles) appointed Lizbeth Mateo -- an illegal alien born in Mexico -- to the Califor ...

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Tucker Carlson asks Univision anchor: 'Are you truly American?'

Tucker Carlson asks Univision anchor: 'Are you truly American?'

In an exchange with news anchor Jorge Ramos of Univision, Fox News's Tucker Carlson questioned his guest about voting in elections in both the Un ...

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A judge shows the way forward to dismantle DACA

A judge shows the way forward to dismantle DACA

In a decision issued on March 5, 2018, Judge Roger W. Titus of the United States District Court for the District of Maryland issued an opinion denyin ...

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The case for shutting down Mexican consulates in the U.S.

The case for shutting down Mexican consulates in the U.S.

A reader who is an occasional correspondent has posed an interesting comment and question, which read in pertinent part: It is both legal and c ...

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Non-citizen voters discovered in Chicago suburb

Non-citizen voters discovered in Chicago suburb

In Illinois, where observers of politics have often ruefully mused is the state where the electorate votes early and often, early voting is now under ...

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How foreign students with little English enter U.S. universities

How foreign students with little English enter U.S. universities

I have often wondered about how many Chinese students, who seem to have only the slightest knowledge of English, get admitted to U.S. colleges and un ...

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Univision's Jorge Ramos tells Fox News' Sean Hannity that he is a liar

Univision's Jorge Ramos tells Fox News' Sean Hannity that he is a liar

On Fox News, show host Sean Hannity debated issues relating to national crime rates with his guest, Jorge Ramos of Univision.They discussed Attorney ...

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Newt Gingrich: Congress should not forget the legal DREAMers

Newt Gingrich: Congress should not forget the legal DREAMers

Over the last six months, we have seen a government shut-down, much debate, multiple legal challenges, and countless protests over whether the federa ...

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Trump administration relies on Obama-era court ruling to sue California

Trump administration relies on Obama-era court ruling to sue California

California Gov. Jerry Brown denounced U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions for speaking out about the stateís sanctuary laws that thwart the fed ...

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AG Sessions compares California to slave-states

AG Sessions compares California to slave-states

Speaking to law enforcement officers in California on Wednesday, Attorney General Jeff Sessions blasted the mayor of Oakland for thwarting sweeps by ...

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DACA recipient calls on Democrats to make a deal with Trump

DACA recipient calls on Democrats to make a deal with Trump

On Fox News Fox & Friends, a DACA program recipient told interviewers that Democrats resort to people like himself as "pawns" for polit ...

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DACA recipients turn on Democrats as 'false allies'

DACA recipients turn on Democrats as 'false allies'

Appearing to blame congressional Democrats for the lack of a permanent solution for the approximately 700,000 recipients of the Obama-era Deferre ...

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How to address the problem of immigrants who do not assimilate

How to address the problem of immigrants who do not assimilate

In an abrupt about-face, perhaps engendered by political calculations, German Chancellor Angela Merkel has publicly admitted the existence of so-call ...

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Get an App to illegally cross the U.S. border

Get an App to illegally cross the U.S. border

In an age where marketing and technology are used to game the system and make a profit, it should be no surprise that developers are promoting an app ...

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How 800 illegal immigrants escaped ICE

How 800 illegal immigrants escaped ICE

Thomas Homan, the Acting Director for U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE), says a warning from Oakland Mayor Libby Schaaf about a surprise ...

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Author Stephanie Block says 'social blindness' on immigration doesn't benefit immigrants

Author Stephanie Block says 'social blindness' on immigration doesn't benefit immigrants

Catholic liberal activists, including priests and women religious, were arrested near the U.S. Capitol while calling on Congress to find a solution f ...

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Trump administration has more success in confronting violent MS-13 gang

Trump administration has more success in confronting violent MS-13 gang

In Boston, a federal jury convicted four members of the violent MS-13 Eastside Loco Salvatrucha (ESLS) narcoterrorist organization. Herzzon ...

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$2B tax breaks for businesses that hire foreigners, not Americans

$2B tax breaks for businesses that hire foreigners, not Americans

The Optional Practical Training (OPT) program, in which the American government pays American employers to discriminate against American workers has ...

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Victim's father says California mayor should face charges for warning illegal immigrants

Victim's father says California mayor should face charges for warning illegal immigrants

Mayor Libby Schaaf (D) of Oakland, California, warned illegal immigrants on Saturday that Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) agents can be exp ...

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A new showdown looms in Washington over DACA and Dreamers

A new showdown looms in Washington over DACA and Dreamers

After the Supreme Court declined to hear the White House's appeal of a federal judge's ruling to keep DACA going, the March 5 deadline to...

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New poll reveals Latinos' position on secure borders

New poll reveals Latinos' position on secure borders

Fifty-three percent of Americans, including 61 percent of independents, believe that the Democrats are not sincere in their pursuit of a "DACA f ...

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'Dreamer' makes terroristic threats

'Dreamer' makes terroristic threats

In Rochester, New York, police arrested Abigail Hernandez -- 21-year-old student in the Rochester City School District -- who is accused of making a ...

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DACA/Dreamer advocates amnesty for millions more illegal immigrants

DACA/Dreamer advocates amnesty for millions more illegal immigrants

Immigration advocates are seeking to obtain amnesty for 12 million illegal immigrants, according to a co-founder of the United We Dream group, rather ...

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Trump threatens to pull immigration agents from California

Trump threatens to pull immigration agents from California

On Thursday, President Donald Trump said that he may pull out federal immigration from California, having expressed frustration over the Golden State ...

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Mark Krikorian: A proposal to address weakness in immigration law

Mark Krikorian: A proposal to address weakness in immigration law

Since any amnesty, whether DACA or DACA-plus, will attract future illegal immigration, any deal coming out of this week's Senate debate must have ...

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Sanctuary and resurgence of MS-13 spotlights need for border enforcement

Sanctuary and resurgence of MS-13 spotlights need for border enforcement

A new report prepared by the Center for Immigration Studies illustrates how violent crimes committed by the dangerous narco-terrorist MS-13 organizat ...

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How Obama's DACA/Dreamers increased violent crime

How Obama's DACA/Dreamers increased violent crime

The Trump Administration has declared war on MS-13, the notoriously brutal gang based in El Salvador. A similar initiative launched by the Bush ...

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ICE raid yields over 100 illegal aliens with felonies

ICE raid yields over 100 illegal aliens with felonies

Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) deportation officers and special agents arrested 212 individuals for violating federal immigration laws and ...

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An illegal alien's journey to excellence in the U.S. Navy

An illegal alien's journey to excellence in the U.S. Navy

A Navy lieutenant assigned to Naval Supply Systems Command Weapon Systems Support in Mechanisburg, Pennsylvania, was recognized in an award ceremony ...

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California AG concerned about U.S. Census undercount of illegal aliens

California AG concerned about U.S. Census undercount of illegal aliens

The Attorney General of California, former U.S. Rep. Xavier Becerra (D), stands opposed to a request by the Trump administration to add a citizenship ...

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Illegal alien to receive life-saving transplant

Illegal alien to receive life-saving transplant

After getting pressure from the American Civil Liberties Union, the Oregon Health and Science University relented in its policy and will grant a tran ...

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Illegal immigrant and world-record holder

Illegal immigrant and world-record holder

A Mexican national now known as "the world's most persistent illegal alien," managed to get deported 44 times in 15 years. That means h ...

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The Senate's battle royale over immigration

The Senate's battle royale over immigration

This week begins the hotly anticipated debate in the Senate over immigration reform, which Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) promised to ...

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Illegal alien faces deportation for DUI in Indiana

Illegal alien faces deportation for DUI in Indiana

A Guatemalan national, Manuel Orrego-Savala -- who was using a fraudulent identity -- was arrested on Sunday on a drunk-driving charge near Indianapo ...

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Georgia man sentenced for shipping illegal aliens in wood boxes

Georgia man sentenced for shipping illegal aliens in wood boxes

Zachary Steven Blizzard, 27, from Kingport, Tennessee, was sentenced Feb. 8 by U.S. District Judge Hilda G. Tagle to 48 months in federal prison and ...

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Trouble on the border: the mysterious death of a Border Patrol agent

Trouble on the border: the mysterious death of a Border Patrol agent

The circumstances surrounding the death of Rogelio 'Roger' Martinez are still wrapped in mystery after even an autopsy raised new questio ...

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Video: DACA recipients smuggle illegal aliens for profit

Video: DACA recipients smuggle illegal aliens for profit

An amateur video shot by a “concerned citizen” showed illegal immigrants entering the country at a San Diego beach. The group arrived in ...

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Trump: 'stupid' immigration laws allow violent MS-13 gang members into the U.S.

Trump: 'stupid' immigration laws allow violent MS-13 gang members into the U.S.

On Tuesday, President Donald Trump hosted a roundtable discussion at the White House that included members of his Cabinet, federal officials, and mem ...

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House passes spending bill after Trump proposes federal shutdown

House passes spending bill after Trump proposes federal shutdown

During a White House roundtable discussion on immigration, Homeland Security Secretary Kristjen Nielsen said that border authorities cannot refuse en ...

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John Kelly: Trump is not expected to extend DACA deadline

John Kelly: Trump is not expected to extend DACA deadline

On Tuesday, White House Chief of Staff John Kelly said that he doubts that President Donald Trump will extend a March 5 deadline for the expiry of le ...

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Trump links NFL player's death to Democrats' impasse over immigration

Trump links NFL player's death to Democrats' impasse over immigration

President Donald Trump focused on immigration and crime with tweets that condemned the death of NFL player Edwin Jackson, who was allegedly killed by ...

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Massachusetts man charged with marrying six foreign women for immigrant benefits

Massachusetts man charged with marrying six foreign women for immigrant benefits

A Massachusetts resident was arrested on Monday by federal authorities in connection with entering into six fraudulent marriages in order to eva ...

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Inter-faith group wants release of multiply-deported illegal immigrant

Inter-faith group wants release of multiply-deported illegal immigrant

Fernando Carrillo, a native of Mexico who has been living illegally in the United States for approximately 20 years was arrested by federal immigrati ...

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GOP should remember Reagan's lesson on amnesty for illegal immigrants

GOP should remember Reagan's lesson on amnesty for illegal immigrants

In 1986, President Ronald Reagan earnestly tried to solve illegal immigration by compromising with Democrats. Reagan would go along with amnesty i ...

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Arrest sought for undocumented immigrants at State of the Union

Arrest sought for undocumented immigrants at State of the Union

Republican House Rep. Paul Gosar of Arizona has requested that U.S. Capitol Police and Attorney General Jeff Sessions arrest and deport any illegal i ...

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Los Angeles forbids cooperation with federal immigration law enforcement

Los Angeles forbids cooperation with federal immigration law enforcement

The Immigration Reform Law Institute (IRLI) has filed a friend-of-the-court brief in the U.S. District Court for the Central District of California i ...

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Sen. Schumer's conversion over immigration

Sen. Schumer's conversion over immigration

In 2009, Sen. Chuck Schumer (D-NY) told a conference at Georgetown University law school that"illegal immigration is wrong" and that the ...

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Video documentary follows immigration agencies engaged with terrorists

Video documentary follows immigration agencies engaged with terrorists

U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement’s (ICE) Homeland Security Investigations (HSI) Special Agent Eduardo Escobar, along with other personn ...

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A partial list of violent crimes committed by illegal aliens

A partial list of violent crimes committed by illegal aliens

Here follows a list of illegal aliens who have either been accused or convicted of various violent crimes, including rape, murder, and prostitution: ...

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Democrats under fire from the left over DACA

Democrats under fire from the left over DACA

Illegal alien activists are furious with Democrats after Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-N.Y.) agreed to end a government shutdown without a ...

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White House immigration plan is a bust

White House immigration plan is a bust

The White House immigration framework offers Americans too little while granting illegal aliens too much to be considered a principled, credible appr ...

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The parts of Trump's immigration plan that worry Democrats most

The parts of Trump's immigration plan that worry Democrats most

The one-page summary of the White House deal on DACA and border security has drawn criticism from both left and right since it was released on Thursd ...

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