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  • Nervous Nellies regarding the borders, but willing to dive into the abyss with Hillary

    08/27/2016 11:59:49 AM PDT · by Jim Robinson · 26 replies
    The recent argument regarding softer tones on the border issue is driving me nuts. Trump is going to build the wall and enforce the law and deport as many illegal aliens as he possibly can! And end sanctuary cities. And try to end anchor babies. Just enforcing the law alone will cause millions of illegal aliens to leave. For crying out loud, when is the last time we had a president of EITHER PARTY willing to do anything at all about the borders? I think you'd have to go all the way back to Eisenhower. Other than that: There is...
  • Exclusive — Ret. Lt. Gen. Flynn: Terror-Linked Nations ‘Cutting Deals’ with Mexican Cartels

    08/27/2016 6:07:29 AM PDT · by Lera · 16 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 26 Aug 2016 | Edwin Mora
    Full title :Exclusive — Ret. Lt. Gen. Flynn: Terror-Linked Nations ‘Cutting Deals’ with Mexican Cartels to Enter U.S. Retired Lt. Gen. Michael Flynn, the former head of the Defense Intelligence Agency (DIA), tells Breitbart News Daily on SiriusXM that countries that are known to support radical Islamic terrorism are "cutting deals" with Mexican cartels for access to human smuggling routes into the United States. Citing photos from the U.S. Border Patrol component of the Customs and Border Protection (CBP) agency on Friday, Gen. Flynn also told Washington Political Editor Matthew Boyle, host of Breitbart News Daily, that there are signs...
  • Southern Command Warns Sunni Extremists Infiltrating From South

    08/22/2016 8:09:09 AM PDT · by Hojczyk · 19 replies
    The Washington Free Beacon ^ | August 22,2016 | Bill Gertz
    Sunni extremists are infiltrating the United States with the help of alien smugglers in South America and are crossing U.S. borders with ease, according to a U.S. South Command intelligence report. The Command’s J-2 intelligence directorate reported recently in internal channels that “special interest aliens” are working with a known alien smuggling network in Latin America to reach the United States. The smuggling network was not identified. Army Col. Lisa A. Garcia, a Southcom spokeswoman, did not address the intelligence report directly but said Sunni terrorist infiltration is a security concern. “Networks that specialize in smuggling individuals from regions of...
  • HOUSTON: Thousands of Middle Eastern Illegal Immigrants Busted with Forged Papers at Border

    08/21/2016 3:09:34 PM PDT · by UMCRevMom@aol.com · 18 replies
    BREITBART ^ | 18 Aug 2016 | Bob Price
    <p>U.S. Customs and Border Protection agents working with Mexican immigration officials have found thousands of non-Hispanic illegal immigrants crossing Mexico's southern border to make their way to Texas. The "extra-continental" immigrants enter countries as far south as Brazil and make their way to the United States, often with forged travel documents.</p>
  • Thousands of Middle Eastern Illegal Immigrants Busted with Forged Papers at Border

    08/19/2016 8:56:21 AM PDT · by Perseverando · 25 replies
    Breitbart ^ | August 18, 2016 | Rob Price
    U.S. Customs and Border Protection agents working with Mexican immigration officials have found thousands of non-Hispanic illegal immigrants crossing Mexico’s southern border to make their way to Texas. The “extra-continental” immigrants enter countries as far south as Brazil and make their way to the United States, often with forged travel documents. “The reality is that the vast majority of the people that Mexico encounters [on its southern border] that are extra-continental will eventually end up on our border,” a U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) official told Reuters this week. The Reuters article confirmed the Syrian nationals reported at...
  • Judges nixed DHS bids to deport illegals 100,000 times: report

    08/19/2016 12:38:41 AM PDT · by BradtotheBone · 23 replies
    Fox News ^ | August 18, 2016 | Mailia Zimmerman
    Immigration judges around the country are denying the Department of Homeland Security’s attempts to deport illegal immigrants in record numbers, according to a new report. Over the last 10 months, immigration judges opted against the department’s efforts to remove some 96,223 illegal immigrants, including criminals, according to the Transactional Records Access Clearinghouse, a Syracuse University-based nonprofit. At this rate, TRAC estimates the number of illegal immigrants allowed to remain in the U.S. despite DHS attempts to remove them will surpass last year’s breaking number of 106,676. With the court’s protection, subjects can often remain indefinitely. “It’s concerning to me that...
  • Report: Illegal Migrants from Terror-Linked Countries Surging at Southern Border

    08/18/2016 12:31:29 PM PDT · by detective · 26 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 18 Aug 2016 | Edwin Mora
    U.S. officials are trying to establish closer cooperation with various Latin American nations to combat an increase in the number of illegal migrants from Asia, Africa, and the Middle East attempting to sneak into the United States. Between October 2015 and May 2016, the Customs and Border Protection (CBP) agency, a component of the U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS), detained 5,350 African and Asian migrants along the U.S.-Mexico border, according to Reuters. The apprehensions of illegals from Africa and Asia during that period marks an increase from those that took place in all of 2015 (4,261) and 2014 (1,831).
  • Mexico president says he's willing to meet with Trump

    08/17/2016 3:59:32 PM PDT · by Kaslin · 52 replies
    Reuters ^ | August 17, 2016
    Mexican President Enrique Pena Nieto said on Tuesday he was willing to meet with Donald Trump, months after comparing the Republican presidential candidate to Adolf Hitler and Benito Mussolini. "Yes, I would meet with him," Pena Nieto said, referring to Trump in a pre-taped television interview broadcast on Tuesday night. "I have never met him. I can't agree with some of the things he has said, but I will be absolutely respectful and will seek to work with whomever becomes the next president of the United States." (Reporting by Anahi Rama and Alexandra Alper; Eduiting by Nick Macfie)
  • Donald J. Trump Remarks on Creating a New and Better Future for America’s Inner Cities

    08/16/2016 8:39:55 PM PDT · by Ray76 · 82 replies
    DonaldJTrump.com ^ | Aug 16, 2016 | Donald J. Trump
    It’s so great to be here tonight. I am honored to also be joined this evening by Governor Scott Walker, Chairman Reince Priebus, and Mayor Rudy Giuliani. We are at a decisive moment in this election. Last week, I laid out my plan to bring jobs back to our country. Yesterday, I laid out my plan to defeat Radical Islamic Terrorism. Tonight, I am going to talk about how to make our communities safe again from crime and lawlessness. Let me begin by thanking the law enforcement officers here in this city, and across this country, for their service and...
  • [From 4 OCTOBER 2006] Why Hillary Clinton voted for the anti-immigrant wall [ Senator Hillary voted

    08/14/2016 7:22:04 PM PDT · by NoLibZone · 6 replies
    WORLD SOCIALIST WEB SITE ^ | 4 OCTOBER 2006 | By Bill Van Auken and Socialist Equality Party (SEP) Candidate For US Senator from New York
    “I cannot and will not support one-sided solutions that sound tough but neither deal with our porous borders nor treat with respect and dignity the millions of families who live and work in our country,” Clinton declared. Last Friday, however, she did exactly that, joining Senate Republicans and the majority of her Democratic colleagues in voting for an ignominious piece of legislation known as the “Secure Fence Act of 2006.” The bill calls for the erection of 700 miles of fortified fencing stretching across the entire length of Arizona’s frontier with Mexico as well as portions of the southern borders...
  • EXCLUSIVE: Border Patrol Agents Rebuke Ted Cruz Over ‘Political Stunt’ on Border

    08/11/2016 5:27:55 PM PDT · by Extremely Extreme Extremist · 69 replies
    BREITBART.COM ^ | 11 AUGUST 2016 | BRANDON DARBY
    Texas Senator Ted Cruz visited the Laredo Sector of the U.S.-Mexico border and did not contact Border Patrol agents to discuss their needs. According to the agents, Senator Cruz has yet to contact them through his freshman term in the U.S. Senate. The Border Patrol agents reached out to Breitbart Texas and rebuked the Senator for what they say is a pattern of having tough rhetoric while taking little action. The agents say that Senator Cruz only shows up to the border to hand out teddy bears on camera or to hear the Obama Administration political appointees’ glossy version of...
  • Kirk, Dold, Radogno stand with leftist groups in support of illegal immigration(RINOS ALERT)

    08/11/2016 5:41:22 AM PDT · by KeyLargo · 10 replies
    ILLINOIS REVIEW ^ | AUGUST 10, 2016
    Wednesday, August 10, 2016 Kirk, Dold, Radogno stand with leftist groups in support of illegal immigration CHICAGO – U.S. Senator Mark Kirk (R) together with U.S. Congressman Bob Dold (R) and Illinois State Senate Minority Leader Christine Radogno (R) participated in a panel today for illegal immigration liberalization. The panel was hosted by the left-wing Illinois Business Immigration Coalition (IBIC) and FWD.us, an advocacy organization started by wealthy Democrat businessmen Mark Zuckerberg, Bill Gates, and Reid Hoffman. Calling illegal immigration "the American Dream," Kirk argued that that it "unlocks human potential faster and better than any other," and that he...
  • Multi-Drug Resistant TB Spikes 75 Percent in Massachusetts

    08/01/2016 10:46:01 AM PDT · by Leaning Right · 21 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 1 Aug 2016 | MICHAEL PATRICK LEAHY
    The number of cases of very dangerous, multi-drug resistant (MDR) tuberculosis (TB) reported in Massachusetts spiked 75 percent in 2015, to seven cases, up from four in 2014, according to the Massachusetts Department of Public Health. In 2015, 87 percent of the 192 cases of active TB diagnosed in Massachusetts (167 out of 192) were foreign-born, a rate significantly higher than the foreign-born rate across the country that year, which was 66 percent.
  • GRAPHIC: Gulf Cartel Policing Texas Border for Common Criminals

    07/29/2016 4:12:33 PM PDT · by Tolerance Sucks Rocks · 8 replies
    Breitbart Texas ^ | July 28, 2016 | Cartel Chronicles
    MATAMOROS, Tamaulipas — The failed strategy by the Mexican government has created a new issue in this border city where organized crime has tried to diminish common crime in an effort to lower public attention. Drug cartels appear to be succeeding in lowering common crime, something that the State of Tamaulipas has failed in. “They cut my fingers off for being a thief,” the tattoo on the forehead of a suspected criminal explained. Information obtained by this outlet points to the victim being connected to a series of burglaries in the city. His kidnapping and torture appear to be a...
  • What Will Stop A Future Tyrannical Administration From Using Trumps Wall To Keep Us In?

    07/27/2016 3:21:14 PM PDT · by OneVike · 143 replies
    7/27/2016 | OneVike
    So, Trump is the candidate. Unlike Ted Cruz, a man I supported and still respect, I do endorse The Donald for President of These Unites States. That being said, I always look at who runs for office in a futuristic way. What I mean is, what will our future be like if said politician got what he wants when elected. It's an easy question that I have yet to hear anyone ask, or answer. What if Donald Trump does build the wall and it works so well that the only way in, or out of America is through Trump Wall?...
  • Paul Ryan Flees Mothers Of Children Killed By His Open Border Agenda

    07/25/2016 2:07:36 PM PDT · by cotton1706 · 34 replies
    en-volve.com ^ | 7/25/16 | Thomas Robertson
    American mothers, whose children were killed by illegal aliens, say that House Speaker Paul Ryan and members of his security detail fled from his guarded estate on Saturday as they attempted to present Ryan with the photos of their murdered children, and show him the true cost of his open borders agenda. On Saturday, four “angel moms” held a press conference in front of Ryan’s personal border wall. The mothers explained that they deserved to be able to give heir children the same security that Ryan gives his children. During the press event, the mothers announced their decision to endorse...
  • BEYOND THE WALL: UNFENCED BORDERLAND IS MOSTLY IN TEXAS (Lee)

    07/19/2016 5:34:14 PM PDT · by Elderberry · 49 replies
    http://tucson.com ^ | Updated July 14, 2016 | Luis F. Carrasco Arizona Daily Star
    McALLEN, Texas — When people talk about building a border fence, often they’re talking about Texas. Nearly half of the border between Mexico and California, Arizona and New Mexico already has some sort of barrier. But Texas, which claims 1,245 of 2,000 miles on the nation’s southern border, has only about 100 miles of fence. The Rio Grande, narrow in West Texas but swelling to an average of 200 feet across in the Rio Grande Valley area, has been a natural divider. A decade after the Secure Fence Act required the Department of Homeland Security to build up to 700...
  • GOP Platform: Build The Wall!

    07/13/2016 8:47:42 AM PDT · by Biggirl · 10 replies
    Breitbart.com ^ | July 13, 2016 | Ken Klukowski
    CLEVELAND—The Republican Party Platform approved by the Platform Committee this week in Cleveland adopted Donald Trump’s call for a security wall on America’s southern border as part of the solution to the nation’s broken immigration system, as well as safeguarding national security.
  • Ryan pans Trump's deportation plan

    07/12/2016 7:32:37 PM PDT · by maggief · 137 replies
    The Hill ^ | July 12, 2016 | Scott Wong
    A week before the GOP nominating convention, Speaker Paul Ryan (R-Wis.) made clear he disagrees with presumptive presidential nominee Donald Trump’s plan to deport 11 million undocumented immigrants. “I don’t agree with that. I don’t think rounding up 11 million people A) is the right thing to do, B) would work,” Ryan said during a CNN televised town hall event. “And I don’t think you’d like to see what we’d have to do to the country to do that.” Ryan and Trump represent two different camps in the Republican Party on the issue of immigration. Trump is a hardliner who’s...
  • 200K Criminal Aliens Booked Into Texas Jails Over Past 5 Years, Says DPS

    07/05/2016 12:20:50 PM PDT · by Rusty0604 · 6 replies
    Breitbart Texas ^ | 07/05/2016 | Bob Price
    A report recently released by the Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS) revealed that Texas taxpayers have been forced to foot the expense of over 195,000 criminal aliens who were booked into Texas jails between June 1, 2011 and June 30, 2016. Sixty-six percent of those criminal aliens identified by the DPS were aliens whose Department of Homeland Security (DHS) status was that of being illegally present in the United States at the time of their arrest. These numbers do not include those criminal aliens who have had no previous contact with DHS where fingerprints or other biometric information was...
  • WARNING: Mexican Cartel at Texas Border Has Russian RPGs

    07/05/2016 1:46:34 PM PDT · by detective · 29 replies
    Breitbart ^ | Jul 5, 2016 | Brandon Darby
    The Mexican Los Zetas cartel controls portions of the Texas-Mexico border and has proven to possess Russian rocket-propelled grenade launchers and the grenades (RPGs). This is significant in that the Mexican transnational group has shown a willingness to fire upon U.S. aircraft, such as they did on June 5, 2015 in the Laredo Sector along the Texas border. Another significant consideration pertains to the group’s ability to smuggle persons, narcotics, or any other item they wish into the U.S.–for the right price. The RPGs could easily end up in the hands of someone or a group within the U.S. The...
  • 24-Year-Old Latina Campaigns for Trump on South Texas Border: ‘He’s Right About Everything He Says’

    07/03/2016 9:07:05 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 23 replies
    KTLA-TV ^ | July 3, 2016 | CNN Wire
    Miriam Cepeda is probably one of few — a 24-year-old Latina and a self-proclaimed “Trump girl” on the South Texas border — and she wants you to know it. She volunteers for Donald Trump’s campaign in an area where 90% of its population identifies as Hispanic or Latino, and she lives in Texas’ Hidalgo County. Proof that not all of Texas votes Republican, President Barack Obama won 70% of the vote there in 2012. This is also not far from where Trump wants to build his wall with Mexico....
  • Arizona senator says Trump's border wall not 'advisable'

    07/03/2016 10:57:33 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 80 replies
    The Hill ^ | July 3, 2016 | Harper Neidig
    Sen. Jeff Flake (R-Ariz.) said in an interview broadcast Sunday that Donald Trump’s plan to build a wall across the U.S. border with Mexico isn’t “advisable.” Speaking with John Catsimatidis in a radio interview, Flake was asked whether Trump, the presumptive GOP presidential nominee, is right to be alarmed about border security. “To think that we’d have a wall like Donald Trump is talking about across our 225-mile border with Mexico from California to Texas isn’t very feasible, or advisable,” he said. But there are still concerns about the border, Flake said, admitting he is concerned about drug trafficking and...
  • More Bad News at America’s Southern Border

    06/28/2016 11:35:22 AM PDT · by milton23 · 6 replies
    Daily Signal ^ | 6/28/2016 | James Carafano
    Flash back three years ago, and remember when the secretary of Homeland Security declared “the border has never been stronger.” Well, if what is going on at America’s border with Mexico is a success, Americans should shudder to think what the failure looks like. Unaccompanied children crossing the border is up over 70 percent this year. Other categories and overall numbers are on the rise as well, reflecting significant increases since 2014. And it is not just the numbers that are troubling to Americans. They are worried about national security threats on the Southern border.
  • U.S. soldiers arrested in alleged illegal immigration smuggling ring

    06/23/2016 8:51:24 PM PDT · by BAW · 19 replies
    FOXTV ^ | 6-23-2016 | Sharyl Attkisson
    U.S. authorities are investigating an illegal immigrantion smuggling operation allegedly run by active duty military soldiers out of the Ft. Bliss U.S. Army post in El Paso, Texas. Ft. Bliss is headquarters for El Paso Intelligence Center (EPIC), a federal tactical operational intelligence center. According to sources and documents, two U.S. soldiers, Marco Antonio Nava, Jr. and Joseph Cleveland, were arrested last Saturday by border patrol officers at Falfurias, Texas Border Patrol Station Checkpoint attempting to smuggle two Mexican citizens into the U.S. The Mexicans were riding in the back seat of the car. Upon their arrest, the soldiers, who...
  • GIRL, 14, DIES AFTER CRASH WITH ALLEGED 'TWICE-DEPORTED' DUI ILLEGAL

    06/21/2016 4:11:02 PM PDT · by xzins · 49 replies
    WND ^ | Jun 21 | CHERYL CHUMLEY
    A 14-year-old girl who was riding with her father, a pastor, when they were hit allegedly by a drunk illegal immigrant with a previous deportation record, has died from her injuries, various media outlets reported this week. And her death comes just as House Speaker Paul Ryan made comments on the “O’Reilly Factor” on Fox News that he didn’t want to “clog” the U.S. jail system with illegals facing DUI charges, sparking more fiery debates about the best way to control the border.
  • Paul Ryan's Treason

    06/21/2016 3:52:41 AM PDT · by Biggirl · 159 replies
    Frontpagemag.com ^ | June 21, 2016 | Daniel Greenfield
    In an awkward interview with the Huffington Post, House Speaker Paul Ryan threatened to sue Donald Trump if he were to ban Muslim immigration or build a border wall with Mexico. Considering the current track record of suing Obama over abuses of power, this is little more than a confession of impotence. And yet it’s deeply troubling that a top Republican is willing to go to such lengths to fight for Muslim migration or for that matter illegal immigration in general.
  • FBI veteran, a rare outsider, to lead US Border Patrol

    06/20/2016 9:51:43 AM PDT · by Olog-hai · 16 replies
    Associated Press ^ | Jun 20, 2016 11:56 AM EDT | Elliot Spagat
    An FBI veteran has been named to head the U.S. Border Patrol, bringing in an outsider to run an agency traditionally led by agents who rise through the ranks. Mark Morgan, who briefly led the internal affairs department at the Border Patrol’s parent agency, has been chosen to oversee a multibillion-dollar annual budget and about 20,000 agents who patrol the nation’s land borders with Canada and Mexico and its maritime boundaries. …
  • Agents see increase in border crossings despite extreme heat

    06/18/2016 4:51:45 PM PDT · by E. Pluribus Unum · 3 replies
    ValleyCentral.com ^ | JUNE 18TH 2016 | JOEL FLORES
    Despite sweltering temperatures, Border Patrol has seen an increase in undocumented immigrants crossing the border. "I was getting paid 1,000 pesos a week and that wasn't enough to provide food for my family. So I came over here," said 20-year-old Eduardo Gasco, an undocumented immigrant from Guanajuato, Mexico. Gasco is just one of hundreds of immigrants that continue to risk their lives attempting to cross the border, looking for work and a better opportunity. Two years ago, things were a lot worse when the Border Patrol saw a surge of unaccompanied minors and families illegally crossing the border mostly from...
  • The Criminal Nature of Hillary Clinton Stems from an Un-natural Addiction to Power

    06/17/2016 6:09:03 PM PDT · by RightSideNews · 7 replies
    Right Side News ^ | 6/17/16 | Steve Klein
    [ABOVE, Photo 1[i] ] Hillary Clinton’s abuse of power and legally questionable activities for the past twenty-five years sum up her immorality: Money is the ultimate ethic as Money leads to power, and power for Hillary is the addiction of her life. (Editor's Note: Watch #2 and #3 Videos) Just like Lady Macbeth, keeping power is the Ultimate Ethic by any means including murder, perjury, and abuse of power. Must see the video below or LINKED HERE to explain the essence of the Muslim Brotherhood and how it is connected to Hillary Clinton and more...https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JtKFXDnEHs4 The Love Of Money is...
  • Cops catch 'Islamic refugee' at U.S. border with gas-pipeline plans FBI investigates

    06/15/2016 1:28:56 PM PDT · by Nachum · 37 replies
    wnd ^ | 6/15/2016 | staff
    In an eerie development on concerns about Islamic terrorism, New Mexico police have apprehended an illegal Middle Eastern woman in possession of the region’s gas pipeline plans. According to Judicial Watch, authorities in Luna County – which borders Mexico – pulled the woman over during a traffic stop. The woman was described as an “Islamic refugee.” After the plans were found, county authorities alerted the U.S. Border Patrol and the Federal Bureau of Investigation’s Joint Terrorism Task Forces, or JTTF, which has been deployed to the area to investigate. The pipeline plans include the Deming region, situated about 35 miles...
  • UNICEF: 9 in 10 Children Migrants to Italy Unaccompanied

    06/15/2016 8:44:02 AM PDT · by Oldeconomybuyer · 6 replies
    ABC News ^ | June 14, 2016
    UNICEF says most of the children migrants who have crossed the Mediterranean Sea from Libya to Italy this year were unaccompanied by adults, making them vulnerable to abuse and exploitation. The children's agency says 92 percent of some 7,600 children who made the dangerous and often deadly crossing between January and May were unaccompanied minors. Spokeswoman Sarah Crowe told reporters Tuesday in Geneva that most were boys aged 15 to 17, and came from Somalia, Nigeria and Eritrea. She said boys and girls have faced prostitution, pedophilia rings and gangsterism.
  • Police Apprehend Suspect in Ohio After Shooting Sheriff's Deputy, 1 Other

    06/10/2016 6:16:48 AM PDT · by KeyLargo · 37 replies
    ABC News ^ | June 10, 2016
    Police Apprehend Suspect in Ohio After Shooting Sheriff's Deputy, 1 Other By BRIAN MCBRIDE Jun 10, 2016 Police apprehended a suspect this morning after allegedly shooting a sheriff's deputy and at least one other person Thursday night near Cincinnati, Ohio, police said. Lt. John Faine of the Warren County Sheriff's Department identified the suspect as Mohammed Abdou Laghaoui, age 19. He was described as armed and dangerous. The arrest took place at a location close to the shootings, Faine said. Authorities responded to reports of an active shooter near a Kroger grocery store in Deerfield Township.
  • VIDEO: Los Zetas Civil War Reaches Mexican Border City — Police Official Interrogated, Murdered

    06/09/2016 5:33:31 AM PDT · by detective · 5 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 7 Jun 2016
    A video leaked to Breitbart Texas by Mexican law enforcement shows a man being interrogated by cartel gunmen moments before his execution. The video revealed a dire warning about upcoming violence in this border city. The violence comes as two rival factions of the Los Zetas Cartel, the Cartel Del Noreste (CDN) and the Vieja Escuela Z (Old School Z)/Grupo Bravo have been at war for more than seven months. During their struggle, the Tamaulipas capital of Ciudad Victoria has been ground Zero for daily executions, regular beheadings, shootouts, drive by shootings and other acts of violence that have spread...
  • Liberal Journalist Visits Border And Is Surprised By What Residents Want

    06/08/2016 6:46:19 PM PDT · by proust · 37 replies
    Western Journalism ^ | 6/8/2016 | WJ
    Liberal Journalist Visits Border And Is Surprised By What Residents Want
  • New Surge of Central Americans Seen on Border

    06/07/2016 3:59:35 AM PDT · by C19fan · 14 replies
    Arizona Public Media ^ | June 6, 2016 | Michel Marizco
    Refugees from Central America are pouring into the United States, a trend from 2014 that seems to be resurfacing along the U.S.-Mexican border this year. Many of them are children, sent on the long journey alone. The Border Patrol, immigration courts and refugee workers were overwhelmed the last time it occurred, in 2014. Border officials have asked for more resources this time out.
  • A More Sensible Way to Border Security

    06/07/2016 12:32:05 AM PDT · by ErikJohnsky · 33 replies
    While I, in principle, agree with Trump's plan to build a wall on our southern border and make Mexico pay for it, fact is that last part is what's making this all controversial. If you look at the poll numbers, its obvious that Trump's plan himself is not popular http://www.pollingreport.com/immigration.htm but if you look back before Trump ran, http://www.pollingreport.com/immigration2.htm , building a wall was mostly favored by the American people http://www.pollingreport.com/immigration2.htm That making Mexico pay for it, and calling out their government for allowing their people to cross, was the big political mistake. While the Mexican government is somewhat complicit,...
  • When Mexicans Feared American Immigration

    06/05/2016 11:30:20 AM PDT · by ErikJohnsky · 15 replies
    And at one point, remarkably, our contemporary debate was even flipped: Hordes of Americans wanted to escape their bleak prospects for a better life—and the place they wanted to flee to was Mexico. Story Continued Below But Mexico didn’t want them. The story unfolded in the late 19th century, in the form of a little-known black migration scheme to the low-lying, underdeveloped parts of south and central Mexico—Veracruz, Oaxaca, Guerrero, Michoacán and San Luis Potosi—and was spearheaded by a man sparingly remembered by history. He intended to relocate thousands of black families to start a new colony in Mexico, which...
  • VIDEO: Middle Easterners with known ties to terrorism are being smuggled across southern border

    06/04/2016 9:24:58 AM PDT · by UMCRevMom@aol.com · 14 replies
    /powdered wig society ^ | June 4, 2016 | Thomas Madison
    We all know that terrorists are in America and more coming every day. Listen to this scary report from Congressman Duncan Hunter on Middle Eastern males with known ties to terrorism sneaking across our southern border. From The Washington Times A smuggling network has managed to sneak illegal immigrants from Middle Eastern terrorism hotbeds straight to the doorstep of the U.S., including helping one Afghan who authorities say was part of an attack plot in North America. Immigration officials have identified at least a dozen Middle Eastern men smuggled into the Western Hemisphere by a Brazilian-based network that connected them...
  • Gunmaker offers free rifles for guard towers on Trump border wall (VIDEO)

    06/04/2016 10:01:09 AM PDT · by Extremely Extreme Extremist · 13 replies
    GUNS.COM ^ | 25 MAY 2016 | JARED MORGAN
    A Phoenix-based firearms manufacturer recently made an offer Donald Trump can’t refuse. Patriot Ordnance Factory founder Frank DeSomma sent a message through Guns.com psychic medium and videographer Ben Philippi to the likely Republican presidential nominee offering firepower for one of the campaign promises the real estate tycoon has made. “Patriot Ordinance Factory will put a free rifle in every guard tower along the border of the wall you build. Remember, go Donald Trump, vote for gun rights. Do not take away our rights,” DeSomma told Guns.com during this weekend’s NRA convention in Louisville.
  • Cartels Smuggling Muslim Across Mexican Border

    06/03/2016 8:26:09 AM PDT · by BunkerHill1775 · 14 replies
    A human trafficking network based in Brazil has been caught smuggling Middle Eastern men into the United States across the Mexican border. The men come from terrorists hot spots like Afghanistan, Pakistan, and the Palestinian territories...
  • Smuggling network guided illegals from Middle East terror hotbeds to U.S. border

    06/02/2016 4:38:26 PM PDT · by Mariner · 10 replies
    The Washington Times ^ | June 2nd, 2016 | By Stephen Dinan
    A smuggling network has managed to sneak illegal immigrants from Middle East terrorism hotbeds straight to the doorstep of the U.S., including helping one Afghan man authorities say was part of an attack plot in North America. Immigration officials have identified at least a dozen Middle Eastern men smuggled into the Western Hemisphere by a Brazilian-based network that connected them with Mexicans who guided them up to the U.S. border, according to internal government documents reviewed by The Washington Times. Those smuggled included Palestinians, Pakistanis and the Afghan man who Homeland Security officials said had family ties to the Taliban...
  • Golf tournament leaving Trump’s Doral course for Mexico

    06/01/2016 4:17:50 PM PDT · by KeyLargo · 45 replies
    Miami Herald ^ | June 1, 2016
    Golf tournament leaving Trump’s Doral course for Mexico The annual event, in Doral since 1962, is moving to Mexico City The PGA gave Doral no indication if it will ever return to South Florida This comes six months after the PGA said it reevaluate the future of the tournament because of Trump’s controversial comments about Mexicans and Muslim
  • US Immigration Surged 39% in 2014-2015

    06/01/2016 4:26:18 AM PDT · by Utmost Certainty · 10 replies
    Center for Immigration Studies ^ | 06/2016 | Steven A. Camarota
    An analysis of new government data by the Center for Immigration Studies shows more than three million new legal and illegal immigrants settled in the United States in 2014 and 2015 — a 39 percent increase over the prior two years. The number of legal and illegal immigrants settling in the country is now higher than before the 2007 recession and may match the level in 2000 and 2001. Immigration from other countries has offset a decline in immigration from Mexico. Several factors have likely contributed to the rebound, including cutbacks in enforcement, an improved economy, and the expansive nature...
  • Michelle Obama tells graduates to reject ‘selfish’ leaders

    05/26/2016 2:25:15 PM PDT · by jazusamo · 74 replies
    The Wasnington Times ^ | May 26, 2016 | Dave Boyer
    In a swipe at Republicans in general and Donald Trump in particular, first lady Michelle Obama urged native American high school graduates Thursday to reject leaders who advocate “that we should be selfish.” “More than ever before, our world needs you,” Mrs. Obama told students at the Santa Fe Indian School in New Mexico. “And you don’t need your first lady to tell you that. All you have to do is tune into the news and you’ll see that right now, some of the loudest voices in our national conversation are saying things that go against every single one of...
  • Coloradans volunteer to protect the U.S. Border

    05/26/2016 9:10:22 AM PDT · by Cheerio · 5 replies
    Fox21 News ^ | May 25, 2016 | Abbie Burke
    NOGALES, Ariz. – The security of the border between the United States and Mexico, or lack there of, has been a hot topic recently – especially among the Presidential candidates. But while they debate about what they are going to do, dozens of men and women across the country are taking action now and volunteering their time to patrol the U.S. border. These men and women take time off work and away from their families to spend days camping in miserable conditions. They say they do it because of a love for their country and a desire to protect it.
  • Documents: Somali citizen tried to run over border agents in southern Arizona

    05/25/2016 4:11:32 PM PDT · by russbart · 9 replies
    A Somali citizen tried to run over Border Patrol agents in southern Arizona after a high speed pursuit, according to federal investigators.
  • Anti-illegal-immigration group the Remembrance Project out again to support Trump

    05/25/2016 1:38:48 PM PDT · by Oldeconomybuyer · 7 replies
    Los Angeles Times ^ | May 25, 2016 | by Allison Wisk
    Speaking ahead of Donald Trump at his Anaheim rally was the Texas-based group the Remembrance Project, which also appeared onstage with the Republican presidential candidate at his Costa Mesa rally in April . The nonprofit, which according to its website has been operating since 2009, bills itself as a group of "advocates for families whose loved ones were killed by illegal aliens." The group is led by conservative activist and former Texas congressional candidate Maria Espinoza, who told the Riverside Press-Enterprise at an event this month that Trump "is a listener" and was the only one of the Republican presidential...
  • Woman busted with meth burritos at U.S.-Mexico border, authorities say

    05/25/2016 10:47:34 AM PDT · by rightwingintelligentsia · 12 replies
    WOKV ^ | May 25, 2016 | Christy Turner
    NOGALES, Ariz. — U.S. Customs and Border Protection officers hungry for a drug bust seized more than a pound of meth-stuffed burritos in Arizona on Friday. Authorities at the Port of Nogales said they stopped a woman for further inspection after she crossed through a pedestrian gate on May 20. The 23-year-old claimed to have a bag of burritos, but a CPB narcotics-detection canine led officers to more than $3,000 worth of meth, authorities said.
  • At unruly N.M. rally, Trump goes after GOP Gov. Martinez

    05/25/2016 8:54:26 AM PDT · by TangledUpInBlue · 42 replies
    Yahoo News ^ | 5/25 | Holly Bailey
    Donald Trump returned to the campaign trail with a force Tuesday, veering away from his recent calls for party unity to attack New Mexico Gov. Susana Martinez, a rising star Republican and frequent critic of his campaign, as a poor leader who hasn’t done enough to stem economic problems in her state. “You’ve got to get your governor to do a better job. She’s not doing her job,” Trump said at a convention center here, at one point joking that “maybe” he should run for New Mexico governor. The presumptive Republican presidential nominee also argued Martinez has put her state...