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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 America’s southern border, and U.S. military bases may be their fina ...

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Immigrant green cards recalled due to federal snafu

Immigrant green cards recalled due to federal snafu

U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services announced the recall of approximately 8,543 Permanent Resident Cards (a.k.a. Green Cards) due to an error i ...

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State Department announces winners of diversity visa lottery

State Department announces winners of diversity visa lottery

Foreign media outlets reported that the results of the Electronic Diversity Visa (EDV) for 2019 was published by the Department of State on ...

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Taxpayers support terrorism through immigrant daycare fraud

Taxpayers support terrorism through immigrant daycare fraud

An investigation by Fox News at the Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport piqued suspicions of international money-laundering that originates in ...

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$2B federal program rewards employers to not hire Americans

$2B federal program rewards employers to not hire Americans

There's a government program that rewards American employers for not hiring American college grads — for hiring foreign alumni instead &mda ...

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Dramatic drop of Muslim refugees to the United States

Dramatic drop of Muslim refugees to the United States

According to the Pew Research Croup, the number of Muslim refugees admitted to the United States in the first half of fiscal 2018 dropped from the pr ...

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Progressive Muslim Democrat opposes national borders

Progressive Muslim Democrat opposes national borders

Rep. Keith Ellison (D-Minn.), who serves as deputy chairman of the Democratic National Committee, participated in a May Day parade in Minnesota last ...

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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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Police rescue drowning immigrant but now face lawsuit

Police rescue drowning immigrant but now face lawsuit

Mateusz Fijalkowski, a Polish national, is suing the police department of Fairfax, Virginia, and a lifeguard who saved his life. His lawsuit contends ...

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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 Trump’s executive order limiting visas f ...

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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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Expert reveals key to relieving immigration courts of excessive backlog

Expert reveals key to relieving immigration courts of excessive backlog

On Wednesday, Andrew Arthur of the nonpartisan Center for Immigration Studies testified before the Subcommittee on Border Security of the U.S. Senate ...

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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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Immigration and assimilation at heart of crack between Germany's CDU and CSU

Immigration and assimilation at heart of crack between Germany's CDU and CSU

A member of German Chancellor Angela Merkel’s coalition government said that Islam is incompatible with German values. Deputy Leader Alexander ...

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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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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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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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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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1917: National Guard units protected U.S. border

1917: National Guard units protected U.S. border

In 1917, the Wisconsin National Guard transformed into the 32nd Division and made history in the trenches of Europe during World War I. A year earlie ...

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Sweden debates Muslim child marriage

Sweden debates Muslim child marriage

In Sweden, the national social services released a brochure that legitimizes child marriage. The brochure, which is directed at recent immigrants, ca ...

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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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NYC Health officials show 86 percent of TB cases are among immigrants

NYC Health officials show 86 percent of TB cases are among immigrants

In 2017, reported cases of deadly tuberculosis rose by an unexpected 10 percent in New York City. According to the city’s health department, it ...

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Republican omnibus spending bill betrays Americans

Republican omnibus spending bill betrays Americans

Congress has once again missed an opportunity to prioritize the safety and the well-being of Americans by passing a bloated omnibus bill that barely ...

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As expropriation looms, leftist tells farmers to leave behind their homes and tractors

As expropriation looms, leftist tells farmers to leave behind their homes and tractors

At rally to note Human Rights Day on Wednesday, controversial South African politician Julius Malema called on white to leave behind their property b ...

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Texas shocked by bizarre animal sacrifices

Texas shocked by bizarre animal sacrifices

An otherwise peaceful neighborhood on the west side of San Antonio, Texas, was disturbed when Bexar County sheriff's deputies raided a home on Bronze Sand Ro ...

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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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Immigrant with 'protected status' sentenced for terror plot

Immigrant with 'protected status' sentenced for terror plot

A citizen of Honduras, Vicente Adolfo Solano, 53, who resided in Miami, Florida, pleaded guilty to attempting to give material support to the ISIS te ...

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Tucker Carlson asks what animates UK hostility to whites, Christians

Tucker Carlson asks what animates UK hostility to whites, Christians

Fox News host Tucker Carlson interviewed Katie Hopkins -- a former columnist of the British Daily Mail newspaper on Tuesday. He has for her reaction ...

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Pro-western activists arrested, denied entry to UK

Pro-western activists arrested, denied entry to UK

On Monday, Canadian activist and video blogger Lauren Southern claims that she was detained by British officials in Calais, France, while attempting ...

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Denver releases fugitive alien after hit-and-run inferno

Denver releases fugitive alien after hit-and-run inferno

Ivan Zamarripa-Castaneda (26), an illegal immigrant, was involved in a hit and run accident while merging his pickup truck and striking a semi on Int ...

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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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Justice Department fines meatpacker for asking immigrant workers for green cards

Justice Department fines meatpacker for asking immigrant workers for green cards

West Liberty Foods, a meat-processing business based in Iowa, has reached a settlement agreement with the Department of Justice to resolve discrimina ...

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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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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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$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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Claim: Newly discovered illegal voters will swing Pennsylvania's elections

Claim: Newly discovered illegal voters will swing Pennsylvania's elections

According to a lawsuit filed in Pennsylvania, more than 100,000 noncitizens are registered to vote in Pennsylvania alone. The Public Interest Legal F ...

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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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'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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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 charges Guatemalan police officer on human rights violations

ICE charges Guatemalan police officer on human rights violations

A former officials of the National Police of Guatemala was arrested recently on visa fraud charges. Catalino Esteban Valiente Alonzo, 77, allegedly f ...

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ACLU files suit to stop courthouse ICE arrests

ACLU files suit to stop courthouse ICE arrests

In Oregon, the American Civil Liberties Union is filing suit against the federal government over the presence of federal immigration officers at cour ...

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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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George W. Bush: Russia meddled in 2016 election

George W. Bush: Russia meddled in 2016 election

George W. Bush said on Thursday at a conference in the capital of the United Arab Emirates that "there's pretty clear evidence that the R ...

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FAIR reports on staggering cost of refugees in U.S.

FAIR reports on staggering cost of refugees in U.S.

According to a study released by the Federation for American Immigration Reform (FAIR), taxpayer pay approximately $1.8 billion each year to resettle ...

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DOJ seeks denaturalization of diversity visa recipient linked to terrorism

DOJ seeks denaturalization of diversity visa recipient linked to terrorism

On Thursday, the Department of Justice filed a motion with a federal court to revoke the naturalized citizenship of a native of Sudan. According to t ...

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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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Illegal immigrant accused of DUI death of NFL player Edwin Jackson

Illegal immigrant accused of DUI death of NFL player Edwin Jackson

Indiana State Police have identified the drunk driver who killed Indianapolis Colts linebacker Edwin Jackson before dawn on Sunday as Manuel Orr ...

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Feds seek immigration busts in local courthouses

Feds seek immigration busts in local courthouses

Acting Director Thomas Homan of the Immigration and Customs Enforcement agency has issued a new directive to immigration officers to arrest criminal ...

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Trump must rally American dreamers for immigration reform

Trump must rally American dreamers for immigration reform

Just days after Congressional Democrats repudiated the very idea of meaningful immigration enforcement and legal immigration reforms, President Trump ...

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Responses from the 2018 State of the Union address

Responses from the 2018 State of the Union address

President Donald Trump touted the accomplishments of his administration during his first State of the Union address to Congress. Here follow various responses to the speech from Republicans, Democrats, and others.

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How 'chain migration' became racist

How 'chain migration' became racist

Ever since President Donald Trump rescinded the Obama-era Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program in September, Democrats, progressives ...

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New taxes for border wall? No way, says Trump administration

New taxes for border wall? No way, says Trump administration

On Tuesday, Office of Management and Budget Director Mick Mulvaney told CNN that the Trump administration does not want to see a tax hike in ord ...

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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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Crime and sanctuary movement are the focus in Florida

Crime and sanctuary movement are the focus in Florida

In a campaign video ad produced for Florida House Speaker Richard Corcoran (R) , an "illegal immigrant" wearing a hoodie is depicted shoo ...

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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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Study shows illegal aliens commit more crimes than citizens and legal residents

Study shows illegal aliens commit more crimes than citizens and legal residents

In an abstract of a study on the incidence of crime committed by immigrants in Arizona, author John R. Lott of the Crime Prevention Re ...

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Schumer demands more concessions after Trump offers pathway to citizenship for 'Dreamers'

Schumer demands more concessions after Trump offers pathway to citizenship for 'Dreamers'

On Friday, Senate Minority Leader Sen. Chuck Schumer (D-NY) denounced the White House immigration proposal just a day after he had endorsed building ...

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AARP support for progressive, pro-immigration causes

AARP support for progressive, pro-immigration causes

AARP, the American Association of Retired Persons, is a membership organization for seniors. It operates as a non-profit advocate for its members, an ...

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Attorney General Sessions calls out sanctuary states and cities

Attorney General Sessions calls out sanctuary states and cities

On Wednesday, the Department of Justice sent letters to 23 jurisdictions -- states, counties, and cities -- demanding that authorities...

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Civil libertarians denounce arrests of illegal immigrants on Greyhound buses

Civil libertarians denounce arrests of illegal immigrants on Greyhound buses

An amateur video recorded U.S. Customs and Border Protection officers on board a Greyhound bus in Fort Lauderdale FL who are seen demanding proof of ...

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Survey shows how HIspanic voters really feel about immigration

Survey shows how HIspanic voters really feel about immigration

According to a recent Harvard/Harris opinion survey, approximately three-quarters of Hispanic voters believe that immigration to the United States sh ...

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New legislation will cover illegal immigrants' single-payer health care

New legislation will cover illegal immigrants' single-payer health care

Washington State and Florida don’t have a lot in common: aside from being at opposite corners of the country, both their political climates and ...

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What advocates reveal about true costs of 'Diversity visas'

What advocates reveal about true costs of 'Diversity visas'

Readers of these pages have learned that the Diversity Visa Lottery has produced immigrants with modest human capital, has set in motion chain migrat ...

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Tucker Carlson: Is diversity our strength?

Tucker Carlson: Is diversity our strength?

Fox News show host Tucker Carlson said on Thursday evening that “unity,” not “diversity,” is the source of America’s st ...

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Sweden issues brochure to prepare for war after terror attacks on police

Sweden issues brochure to prepare for war after terror attacks on police

Sweden is taking steps towards civil defense that have not been seen since the Second World War. The Swedish government is about to distribute a broc ...

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Major immigration raids expected in sanctuary California

Major immigration raids expected in sanctuary California

A major sweep of San Francisco and elsewhere in northern California is expected in a few weeks that federal immigrations expect will yield the arrest ...

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White House: Democrats are what 'hypocrisy' looks like on immigration

White House: Democrats are what 'hypocrisy' looks like on immigration

White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders described the benefits of the merit-based immigration system demanded by President Donald Trump in ...

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CIA officer, Chinese immigrant, charged with illegal possession of secrets

CIA officer, Chinese immigrant, charged with illegal possession of secrets

A former Central Intelligence Agency officer, Jerry Chun Shing Lee, aka Zhen Cheng Li, 53, was arrested on January 15 on charges of unlawfu ...

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New Jersey creates Immigrant Protective agency

New Jersey creates Immigrant Protective agency

Incoming New Jersey Gov. Phil Murphy said that he plans to create a state agency dedicated to the "defensive protection" of illegal immig ...

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Patrick Buchanan: In immigration debate, race matters

Patrick Buchanan: In immigration debate, race matters

President Trump "said things which were hate-filled, vile and racist. ... I cannot believe ... any president has ever spoken the words that I .. ...

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Tucker Carlson: elites need a dose of their own medicine

Tucker Carlson: elites need a dose of their own medicine

Fox News show host Tucker Carlson on Monday commented that American “elites” have “recoiled in rage” over comments attributed ...

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GOP senators challenge Dems on rumor of Trump's supposed 'sh-ithole' remark

GOP senators challenge Dems on rumor of Trump's supposed 'sh-ithole' remark

Senator David Perdue, a Republican of Georgia, denied the President Donald Trump had used a vulgarity to describe Haiti and African nations in a Whit ...

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Sen. Graham claims he confronted Trump over DACA remarks

Sen. Graham claims he confronted Trump over DACA remarks

According to Sens. David Perdue (R-GA) and Tom Cotton (R-AR), Democrats who participated in discussions on immigration with President Donald Trump an ...

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Where Trump is right about struggling countries in Africa and Latin America

Where Trump is right about struggling countries in Africa and Latin America

Democrats and Republicans, as well as governments in Latin America and Africa, have piled on in demanding an apology for remarks reputedly made by Pr ...

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No criticism of Obama's use of profanity in describing UK prime minister

No criticism of Obama's use of profanity in describing UK prime minister

As president, Barack Obama once severely criticized then-Prime Minister David Cameron for the United Kingdom's role in allowing the oil-rich co ...

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Report: Non-citizens' crime rate analyzed

Report: Non-citizens' crime rate analyzed

Many immigration advocates argue that immigrants have much lower crime rates than natives (see this op-ed and this paper). As my colleague Jessica Va ...

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Trump clarifies stance on DACA

Trump clarifies stance on DACA

President Donald Trump said on Wednesday that he will not sign an immigration reform package deal that does not include funding for a border wall...

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7-Eleven stores nationwide busted by immigration agents

7-Eleven stores nationwide busted by immigration agents

On Wednesday, Immigration and Customs Enforcement officers raided ninety-eight 7-Eleven stores across the country to open employment audits and inter ...

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192,000 American citizen children affected by termination of TPS for Salvadorans

192,000 American citizen children affected by termination of TPS for Salvadorans

In response to the decision that the Trump administration will end the Temporary Protected Status that has allowed 200,000 Salvadorans to lives in th ...

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Trump suggests two-phase comprehensive immigration reform

Trump suggests two-phase comprehensive immigration reform

On Tuesday, President Donald Trump said House Judiciary Chairman Bob Goodlatte (R-VA) will soon offer legislation to overhaul immigration. However, h ...

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Those times when aliens are treated better than citizens

Those times when aliens are treated better than citizens

Other than in voting and jury duty, our government routinely treats aliens as equal to citizens; both are guaranteed fair trials and freedom of speec ...

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Iraqi refugees returning home

Iraqi refugees returning home

According to the International Organization for Migration, more than half of the Iraqi refugees displaced by war within Iraq have returned home. The ...

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U.S. Chamber of Commerce challenges Trump on terminating TPS for Salvadorans

U.S. Chamber of Commerce challenges Trump on terminating TPS for Salvadorans

The Trump administration has decided to terminate the Temporary Protected Status (TPS) program that allowed nearly 200,000 citizens of El Salvador to ...

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Pope Francis opens the door to Muslim invasion of Europe

Pope Francis opens the door to Muslim invasion of Europe

Not surprisingly, the purported head of the Catholic Church, Jorge Bergoglio, a.k.a Pope Francis, has ushered in 2018 with another denunciation of th ...

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Muslim advocacy group applauds abolition of election integrity commission

Muslim advocacy group applauds abolition of election integrity commission

The Council on American-Islamic Relations(CAIR) issued a statement on Thursday welcoming the decision by President Donald Trump to abolish the Presid ...

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Study links influx of immigrants to rise in crime

Study links influx of immigrants to rise in crime

The state of Lower Saxony in Germany saw a 10.4 percent spike in crime during the height of the migration crisis in 2015 and 2016. A study conducted ...

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Motel chain sued by Washington for helping federal immigration officials

Motel chain sued by Washington for helping federal immigration officials

The Motel 6 chain is being sued by Washington State Attorney General Bob Ferguson (D) for cooperating with federal immigration authorities. According ...

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U.S. citizen faces human trafficking charges for supplying workers to Ohio egg producer

U.S. citizen faces human trafficking charges for supplying workers to Ohio egg producer

A federal court unsealed charges against Pablo Duran Ramirez, 49, for labor trafficking conspiracy that forced minors to work at egg farms near Mario ...

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Sanctuary cities sue Defense department over relaying information for gun checks

Sanctuary cities sue Defense department over relaying information for gun checks

New York, San Francisco, and Philadelphia, filed suit in a federal court on Tuesday against the Department of Defense. The three municipalities argue ...

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Pennsylvania: Muslim American terrorist came to U.S. via chain migration

Pennsylvania: Muslim American terrorist came to U.S. via chain migration

According to the federal Department of Homeland Security, a Friday shooting spree in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, was indeed a "a terror att ...

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Trump's accomplishments for 2017

Trump's accomplishments for 2017

According to the White House website, President Donald Trump has had numerous achievements in less than one year in office. Trump stated, "From ...

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Trump administration overcomes 'political correctness' to report crimes committed by immigrants

Trump administration overcomes 'political correctness' to report crimes committed by immigrants

The Department of Justice released statistics this week concerning crimes committed by immigrants. Released on Monday, the DOJ report shows that ther ...

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