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  • Amid wall debate, pope says fear of migration makes us crazy

    01/23/2019 6:56:37 AM PST · by Olog-hai · 23 replies
    Associated Press ^ | January 23, 2019 | Nicole Winfield
    Pope Francis said Wednesday that fear of migration is “making us crazy” as he began a trip to Central America amid a standoff over President Donald Trump’s promised wall at the U.S.-Mexico border and a new caravan of migrants heading north. Francis was asked by reporters about the proposed border wall Wednesday on the way to Panama, where he is looking to leave the sex abuse scandals buffeting his papacy behind. Francis responded: “It is the fear that makes us crazy.” The Roman Catholic Church’s first Latin American pope and the son of Italian immigrants to Argentina, Francis has made...
  • Illegal draws more than 400 years' imprisonment for kidnapping, rape and more

    01/22/2019 9:54:05 PM PST · by lowbridge · 26 replies
    Fox News ^ | January 22, 2019 | Paulina Dedaj
    An undocumented immigrant in California was sentenced to 401 years in prison last week after a jury convicted him of multiple violent sex crimes against a family. And the victims are advocating against deportation, fearful he'll just return. Macario Cerda, 39, was sentenced Thursday on three counts of forcible rape against two victims between 2009 and 2013.  He was also convicted of one count of kidnapping to commit rape, one count of criminal threats and seven counts of lewd acts upon a child under the age of 14, according to a press release from the Tulare County District Attorney’s Office. Prosecutors say on...
  • 18 Million Illegal Immigrants got their government checks [and or benefits] this month.

    01/22/2019 2:20:33 PM PST · by Jerrybob · 25 replies
    self | 1/22/2019 | self
    18 Million Illegal Immigrants got their government checks this month. All you federal employees -- let that sink in.
  • Dem lawmaker calls on Democrats to ‘give Trump the money’ for border wall

    01/22/2019 1:28:30 PM PST · by jazusamo · 43 replies
    The Hill ^ | January 22, 2019 | Morgan Gstalter
    Rep. Collin Peterson (D-Minn.) called on his Democratic colleagues to give President Trump the funding for his long-desired border wall between the U.S. and Mexico, saying its construction is inevitable. “Give Trump the money,” Peterson told KFGO’s “News & Views” on Tuesday. “I’d give him the whole thing … and put strings on it so you make sure he puts the wall where it needs to be. Why are we fighting over this? We’re going to build that wall anyway, at some time.” The 15-term congressman said top Democrats look at him “cross-eyed” when he makes this suggestion. The funding...
  • Pledge of Allegiance 'rooted in ... white supremacy': Dreamer immigrant activist

    01/22/2019 12:32:53 PM PST · by Oldeconomybuyer · 86 replies
    The Washington Times ^ | January 22, 2019 | by Stephen Dinan
    A prominent immigrant-rights activist launched a drive Tuesday to rewrite the American Pledge of Allegiance, saying as it stands now it’s a symbol of “rooted in nativism and white supremacy.” Cesar Vargas, a “Dreamer” who came to the country illegally with his mother and now runs the Dream Action Coalition, says the pledge speaks to fear, while he wants to see a version imbued with “optimism.” “The upgraded version should read: “I pledge allegiance and love to our indigenous and immigrant heritage, rooted in the United States of America, to our civil rights for which we strive, one voice, one...
  • Man accused of smuggling undocumented immigrants through Utah

    01/22/2019 12:23:10 PM PST · by Oldeconomybuyer · 18 replies
    ABC Local News ^ | January 21, 2019 | https://www.abc4.com/news/local-news/man-arrested-for-smuggling-undocumented-immigrants-through-utah
    A federal officer arrested a “human smuggler” following a traffic stop in Summit County over the weekend. The task force officer with Homeland Security pulled over the vehicle after he spotted the driver speeding and driving erratically on eastbound I-80 after 9 p.m. A probable cause statement filed in a Summit County court indicates that during Saturday night’s stop, the officer noticed eight male passengers who “looked like they were attempting to hide.” When asked for identification, the driver provided the officer with a fake ID. But, after checking a federal criminal database, it revealed the driver as 33-year-old Rolando...
  • Man linked to 4 killings suspected of being in US illegally

    01/22/2019 11:17:50 AM PST · by devane617 · 17 replies
    mypanhandle.com ^ | 01/22/2019 | AP
    RENO, Nev. (AP) - A man suspected of being in the U.S. illegally shot and killed four people in Nevada over the past few weeks, officials said, adding fuel to the immigration debate.
  • Likely Illegal Immigrant Arrested In Connection To ‘Brutal’ Nevada Killing Spree

    01/22/2019 12:01:23 PM PST · by detective · 5 replies
    The Federalist ^ | January 22, 2019 | Emily Jashinsky
    Police in Nevada announced on Sunday that a suspect in four mid-January homicides had been taken into custody. Nineteen-year-old Wilbur Ernesto Martinez-Guzman was arrested in Carson City last Saturday on an immigration charge. Washoe County Sheriff Darin Balaam said on Sunday that authorities “feel confident” they have “evidence that will link him to all four homicides.” Martinez-Guzman has been charged with burglary, possession of stolen property, and obtaining money by false pretenses. He remains on an immigration hold, according to police. The suspect was arrested after authorities determined he “was likely in the United States illegally and was detainable,” Carson...
  • Sorry, Trump's Wall Speech Was Brilliant

    01/21/2019 3:08:06 PM PST · by Kaslin · 23 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | January 21, 2019 | Larry Provost
    My kid is an immigrant and came to America legally. I look with awe and wonder at him, remembering how his only wish was to come to America and have a family. It peeves me that illegal aliens are allowed to not only jump in line ahead of him like the schoolyard bully, but even reap benefits that he could not get (while he was waiting for his citizenship my son could not legally attend school for credit though illegals usually can). Angel Families surely feel what I feel, though much more magnified. Their pain is our pain and we...
  • WATCH: Dems Say Open Borders Is A “Fake Crisis”, But Border Patrol COMPLETELY Debunks Them

    01/21/2019 4:06:28 PM PST · by yoe · 11 replies
    I Love My Freedom ^ | January 21, 2019 | Chris Donaldson
    With no end in sight to either the government shutdown or the national security crisis at the southern border, Democrats continue to put their own political agendas over what’s best for America by refusing to negotiate with President Trump.By the time that Trump took to the podium on Saturday afternoon to propose a deal that would put federal workers back on the job and get the paychecks restarted for those affected and their families, power-drunk Nancy Pelosi had already turned down the opportunity to negotiate an end to the impasse.Scroll down to Video.Our border is not a political football Nancy....Americans...
  • Jake Tapper Grills Gillibrand About Old Mailer She Sent

    01/21/2019 5:41:44 PM PST · by Kaslin · 45 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | January 21, 2019 | Cortney O'Brien
    You'll hear Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand (D-NY) rejecting President Trump's border security proposals these days, but about a decade ago, she was singing a different tune.During her 2008 campaign for Congress, Gillibrand bragged in a mailer how she had called for the deportations of illegal immigrants. The ad also highlighted her opposition to illegals getting drivers licenses, a boost in the number of border agents, fines on companies who hired illegal immigrants, expanding the E-Verify programs for employers, and other now-unheard-of policy stances from a Democrat. Here's the mailer @jaketapper cited, from my story on Thursday. https://t.co/DHKJeiHVig pic.twitter.com/4p39Frxq9G— andrew kaczynski (@KFILE)...
  • Man in custody for 4 'brutal' killings that shook Reno communities: Officials [Illegal Alien]

    01/21/2019 10:57:34 AM PST · by Oldeconomybuyer · 13 replies
    ABC "News" ^ | January 21, 2019 | by EMILY SHAPIRO
    A man was taken into custody this weekend in connection with four "brutal" murders that shook communities in the Reno, Nevada, area, officials said. Wilbur Ernesto Martinez-Guzman, 19, was apprehended Saturday, Washoe County Sheriff Darin Balaam said at a joint news conference Sunday. "We feel confident we have evidence that will link him to all four homicides," Balaam said. "The information we have now indicates there are no outstanding suspects." Martinez-Guzman "was likely in the United States illegally and was detainable," immigration officers verified Saturday afternoon, said Carson City Sheriff Ken Furlong. The first of the four victims, 56-year-old Connie...
  • Border agents, working without pay, see large groups of migrants crossing into Arizona

    01/21/2019 1:09:02 PM PST · by Oldeconomybuyer · 63 replies
    NBC "News" ^ | January 19, 2019 | by Gabe Gutierrez and Annie Rose Ramos
    LUKEVILLE, Ariz. - They crossed just before dawn. And there was little to stop them. At around 5 a.m. last Monday, a group of 84 migrants hurried off a large tour bus on a Mexican highway, crawled under a small fence and walked into the United States. Customs and Border Protection videotaped the migrants, all families from Central America, crossing the border in Quitobaquito Springs in Arizona’s Organ Pipe Cactus National Park, a four-hour drive from Tucson. Border agents used a mobile surveillance capability truck to capture images of the crossing. Fernando Grijalva, CBP’s patrol agent in charge of the...
  • About 40% of H-1B Jobs Give Employers a Tidy $40,000/Year Discount

    01/21/2019 2:54:01 PM PST · by zeestephen · 111 replies
    Center for Immigration Studies ^ | 18 January 2019 | David North
    A recently released report on the H-1B program (for skilled nonimmigrant workers) indicates that in at least 40 percent of the jobs the employer gets a full-time (alien) worker for a $40,000 a year discount from actual prevailing wages.
  • A green card holder voted illegally 3 times in North Carolina..judge scolds election officials

    01/21/2019 9:01:26 AM PST · by SMGFan · 27 replies
    News & Observer / MSN ^ | Janaury 18, 2019
    RALEIGH, N.C. - Hyo Suk George lived legally in the United States for nearly 20 years before she voted in her first election, coaxed to cast her ballot by an enthusiastic town council member at church. To register, she presented a green card, Social Security number and driver's license - proof enough for the elections officials in Columbus County - then voted in 2008, 2010 and 2016. But on Thursday, George, 70, faced charges of illegal voting from the U.S. Department of Homeland Security, for which she might have spent six months in prison. Instead, U.S. District Court Judge Terrence...
  • Large Groups Of Undocumented Immigrants Cross Into Rio Grande Valley

    01/21/2019 11:12:26 AM PST · by Oldeconomybuyer · 23 replies
    NBC "News" Local ^ | January 21, 2019 | by Staff
    MISSION, Texas - U.S. Border Patrol agents in the Rio Grande Valley encountered 130 undocumented immigrants in a single incident. Friday night, McAllen agents working near Mission, Texas, apprehended 130 subjects after they crossed the Rio Grande. The group is comprised of family units, unaccompanied children, and adults from the countries of Honduras, Guatemala, and El Salvador. Border Patrol is processing the subjects accordingly.
  • WATCH: Bus Unloads Migrant Group to Cross Unsecured Border Section in Arizona

    01/21/2019 11:19:18 AM PST · by gattaca · 40 replies
    Breitbart ^ | January 21, 2019 | Bob Price
    Tucson Sector Border Patrol camera operators captured video of a bus dropping off a group of migrants at an unsecured portion of the border in southwest Arizona last week. The migrants quickly exit the bus and cross where no barrier exists to stop them. The Border Patrol video, reported by NBC News’ Gabe Gutierrez and Annie Rose Ramos, shows a bus approaching an unsecured portion of the Arizona-Mexico border during the early morning hours of January 14.
  • EXCLUSIVE: This Former Border Federal Special Prosecutor’s Shocking Stories

    01/21/2019 5:00:08 AM PST · by Kaslin · 17 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | January 21, 2019 | Scott Morefield
    Matt C. Pinsker (JD, LLM) - author, national security expert, criminal defense attorney, US Army Reserve officer, and homeland security professor at Virginia Commonwealth University - is in a unique position to provide valuable insight on how desperately the United States needs a physical barrier on its southern border. During his service as a federal special prosecutor (SAUSA) on the border prosecuting thousands of cases involving illegal immigration and cartel activity, Pinsker has witnessed far more than your average journalist clamoring for a border photo-op (looking at you, Jim Acosta), and was happy to answer a few questions for our...
  • Amid push for border wall,many Latinos distressed by Trump’s tone

    01/20/2019 8:12:41 PM PST · by mdittmar · 42 replies
    The San Francisco Chronicle ^ | Jan. 20, 2019 | Tatiana Sanchez
    As a soft rain fell in the Mission District on a recent morning, marking the start of another work day, dozens of the district’s Latino residents shuttled to bus stops...
  • Four women found guilty after leaving food and water for migrants in Arizona desert

    01/19/2019 5:05:50 PM PST · by yesthatjallen · 30 replies
    The Hill ^ | 01/19/19 | Aris Folley
    A federal judge on Friday reportedly found four women guilty of misdemeanors after they illegally entered a national wildlife refuge along the US-Mexico border to leave water and food for undocumented migrants. According to The Arizona Republic, the four women were aid volunteers for No More Deaths, an advocacy group dedicated to ending the deaths of undocumented immigrants crossing desert regions near the southern border. One of the volunteers with the group, Natalie Hoffman, was found guilty of three charges against her, including operating a vehicle inside the Cabeza Prieta national wildlife refuge, entering a federally-protected wilderness area without a...