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  • Cutting razor wire, caravan migrants make a new case for a border wall

    11/17/2018 9:24:32 AM PST · by rktman · 105 replies
    americanthinker.com ^ | 11/17/2018 | Monica Showalter
    After a big public relations buildup about razor wire being installed at the border to keep illegal migrants out, caravan migrants are at it again, this time cutting the newly installed razor wire: Customs and Border Patrol has a video of the crime in San Diego. Here's video of another one at the the border in Arizona. Both happened on the exact same day, Nov. 14. Obviously, it's coordinated, and by a very canny organized group (cartels?) that wants to send a message to the U.S. that its border efforts are useless. Tactically, it's striking first and striking hard, right...
  • Migrants won't see armed US soldiers on border

    11/17/2018 10:01:34 AM PST · by RightGeek · 28 replies
    WRAL (AP) ^ | 11/16/2018 | Julie Watson
    <p>SAN DIEGO — As thousands of migrants in a caravan of Central American asylum-seekers converge on the doorstep of the United States, what they won't find are armed American soldiers standing guard.</p> <p>That's because U.S. military troops are prohibited from carrying out law enforcement duties.</p>
  • Donald Trump Hits a Congressional Wall on Border Wall Funding

    11/16/2018 9:26:36 AM PST · by Rusty0604 · 80 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 11/15/2018 | NEIL MUNRO
    GOP senators are nudging President Donald Trump to give up hopes for a $5 billion down-payment on a border wall in 2019. “My goal is to get the [budget] bills passed” in December, said Sen. Richard Shelby, the GOP chairman of the Senate’s appropriations committee, said Nov. 15 after meeting Trump for a budget discussion. His committee has penciled in $1.6 billion for the wall in 2019, compared to the $5 billion in the draft House bill. “If it’s ‘Wall or nothing!’ they’re going to get nothing,” the top Democrat on the Senate’s appropriations bill, Sen. Patrick Leahy, said November...
  • Trump is preparing to remove Kirstjen Nielsen as Homeland Security secretary, aides say

    11/12/2018 8:07:15 PM PST · by Publius · 130 replies
    Washingt Post via MSN ^ | 12 November 2018 | Nick Miroff, Josh Dawsey, Philip Rucker
    President Trump has decided to remove Homeland Security Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen, and her departure from the administration is likely to occur in the coming weeks, if not sooner, according to five current and former White House officials. Trump canceled a planned trip with Nielsen this week to visit U.S. troops at the border in South Texas and told aides over the weekend he wants her out as soon as possible, these officials said. The president has grumbled for months about what he views as Nielsen’s lackluster performance on immigration enforcement and is believed to be looking for a replacement who...
  • Trump to oust Nielsen as early as this week

    11/12/2018 9:08:06 PM PST · by yesthatjallen · 78 replies
    The Hill ^ | 11/12/18 | Emily Birnbaum
    President Trump is planning to oust Homeland Security Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen as early as this week, The Washington Post reported on Monday. Five current and former White House officials told the Post that Trump is planning to remove Nielsen as soon as possible. White House chief of staff John Kelly is reportedly fighting the president on the matter, hoping to keep Nielsen in place. Kelly hired Nielsen as his chief of staff while DHS secretary and has reportedly defended her for months. Trump has berated Nielsen in public and in private since she was hired, aggressively going after her during...
  • Ninth Circuit Appeals Court Ruled Against Trump On Canceling DACA Protections

    11/08/2018 11:50:46 AM PST · by Proud White Trump Supporter · 49 replies
    Wall Street Journal ^ | Nov 8, 2018 | Brent Kendall
    A federal appeals court on Thursday rejected the Trump administration’s bid to move ahead with its planned cancellation of a program that has provided protections and benefits to undocumented immigrants who came to the U.S. when they were children. The ruling, by a three-judge panel of the San Francisco-based Ninth U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals, said the administration voiced inadequate and flawed reasons for its decision in September 2017 to terminate an Obama-era program called Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals, or DACA.
  • Immigrant deportation filings hit record high in 2018, new report shows

    11/08/2018 11:49:56 AM PST · by Oldeconomybuyer · 9 replies
    CBS "News" ^ | November 8, 2018 | by Kate Smith
    A record high number of immigrants were ordered to be removed from the U.S. in 2018, a new report shows. The report comes after President Trump made immigration a central focus of the midterm election campaign. Immigration officials ordered 287,741 new deportations in the fiscal year ending September 30, 2018, according to a new report from Syracuse University's Transactional Records Access Clearinghouse (TRAC). TRAC obtained the data from the Department of Homeland Security through Freedom of Information Act requests. It's the highest number of new removal filings since the group began tracking deportation orders in 1992. Just over 5 percent...
  • Make Democrats swallow bitter red pills

    11/08/2018 10:42:06 AM PST · by MtnClimber · 19 replies
    American Thinker ^ | 8 Nov, 2018 | Pat Patterson
    Now that the smoke has cleared and we view the carnage, it's important to note that the last laugh should be on the Democrats. Republicans have until January 2nd, 2019 to make that a reality. With a little under two months left before the new Democrat majority in the House is sworn in, Republicans can push through every single element of President Trump's agenda. Fund the wall. Check. Increase the tax cuts to the middle class. Check. Make all the tax cuts permanent. Check. Ratify the new USMCA agreement. Check. Abolish birthright citizenship. Check. Finalize a limited DACA. Check. Did...
  • Trailing GOP U.S. Rep. Will Hurd by 689 votes, Ortiz Jones campaign says Texas race "is not over"

    11/07/2018 12:51:12 PM PST · by SMGFan · 7 replies
    Texas Tribune ^ | November 7, 2018
    Ortiz Jones has not called for a recount, but says she wants to see all provisional, absentee and military votes counted. The Texas congressional race between incumbent Republican Will Hurd and Democratic challenger Gina Ortiz Jones is still too close to call following a dramatic overnight in which Ortiz Jones pulled ahead, Hurd pulled back on top, and news outlets across the nation retracted their projections. On Wednesday morning in Congressional District 23, the state's only consistent battleground district, Hurd was leading Ortiz Jones by 689 votes, with all precincts counted. "This election is not over—every vote matters," said Noelle...
  • Illegal Alien Murders Wife after Portland Sheriff Sets Him Free Without Notifying ICE

    11/03/2018 8:52:44 AM PDT · by george76 · 34 replies
    The Gateway Pundit ^ | November 3, 2018 | Brock Simmons
    Multnomah County “sheriff” Mike Reese is now taking heat for failing to notify I.C.E. when he had an illegal alien in custody up on assault charges. Those charges were dropped, of course, and the illegal alien was set free, only for said illegal alien to go on to murder his wife by stabbing her to death and dumping her body in a ditch. Multnomah County is home to Portland, Oregon. ... A man accused of murdering his wife and leaving her body in a ditch is at the center of a firestorm between ICE and the Multnomah County Sheriff’s Office....
  • RED WAVE RISING–> Early Voting Shows Republicans Exceeding Their 2016 Numbers

    11/04/2018 7:20:21 AM PST · by Enlightened1 · 21 replies
    GP ^ | 11/04/18 | Jim Hoft
    The blue wave is now a bygone figment of a liberal Hollywood fantasy. Voter excitement is clearly with the Republican Party and President Donald Trump! There is a Red Wave Rising! One pundit, Michael E. Newton, has been tracking the 2018 mid-term election data to date. He addresses people’s questions about mid-term voting to date: Newton explains that because Democrat and Republican voting may have gotten closer each day, doesn’t mean that the Democrats are really catching up in early voting. It just means the Republican percent of gains over 2016 are not as great as they were yesterday: What...
  • Mothers and Children Are Hurt the Most by Not Securing Our Borders

    11/04/2018 7:54:05 AM PST · by Kaslin · 6 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | November 4, 2018 | Kimberly Fletcher
    In 2007, I went to the border in Nogales, Arizona to see for myself what was really going on at the border. What I found literally shocked me. I saw first-hand the “rape trees” where human traffickers display the undergarments of the women they’ve raped along the trail. I saw acres of desert literally laden with trash and debris. I witnessed a van of drug runners, pursued by border patrol, speeding right past the house of the family I was staying with. The most heart-wrenching part of my trip was the conversation I had with the mother from across the border who met...
  • Guess who's speaking out against caravan border jumpers? Yes, Hispanics !

    10/26/2018 7:47:40 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 15 replies
    American Thinker ^ | 10/26/2018 | Monica Showalter
    Latinos and Hispanics, legally here in the U.S. are speaking out against the caravan heading north from Honduras to the U.S. That was the report from Univision, which is hardly a conservative news site. According to the Daily Caller, they're saying things like this: “How is it possible that a caravan from Central America is on it’s way to the U.S. and the people are speaking the way they’re speaking, demanding to get in. No sir, this isn’t their country and they need to respect it,” one man said. Another woman told Megid, “like the president says, they can...
  • Guess who's speaking out against caravan border-jumpers

    10/26/2018 5:45:55 PM PDT · by Hojczyk · 23 replies
    American Thinker ^ | October 26,2018 | Monica Showalter
    Latinos and Hispanics legally here in the U.S. are speaking out against the caravan heading north from Honduras to the U.S. That was the report from Univision, which is hardly a conservative news site. According to the Daily Caller, they're saying things like this: "How is it possible that a caravan from Central America is on it's [sic] way to the U.S. and the people are speaking the way they're speaking, demanding to get in[?] No sir, this isn't their country and they need to respect it," one man said. Another woman told Megid, "[L]ike the president says, they can...
  • Yes, Michigan has many problems. But let’s talk Trump, voters say.

    10/30/2018 5:40:20 AM PDT · by 11th_VA · 45 replies
    bridgemi.com ^ | Oct 30, 2018 | Mike Wilkenson
    ... Battle Creek’s Lindsey, an African-American, felt the pain too. “NAFTA just ripped us apart,” she said. And though she voted for Obama both times, Trump got her support in 2016. She said she’ll continue to vote Republican. Lindsey was among Kellogg Co. workers who lost their job because the company had moved work to Mexico following passage of the NAFTA, the U.S. Department of Labor later concluded. Trump’s message was tailor-made to those workers: His first campaign stop in his 2016 candidacy was to Birch Run, a village in nearby Saginaw County (which also flipped from Obama to Trump),...
  • Honduran Migrant Killed As Mexican Police Crack Down On Caravan At Border

    10/29/2018 5:31:11 PM PDT · by tcrlaf · 48 replies
    WN ^ | 29 Oct 2018 | JIm Berrie
    A Honduran man was killed late on Sunday as the crackdown on migrants and refugees walking from Central America to the United States intensified, Al Jazeera reports. Henry Diaz, a 26-year-old Honduran, was shot in the head with a rubber bullet, causing a deep head wound. He died on the way to a local hospital. Diaz was among more than 1,000 migrants and refugees, most of them from Honduras, who attempted to force their way through the Tecun Uman crossing on Sunday. Police also used tear gas. More than 100 people were wounded. The group at the Mexican border on...
  • BREAKING: Thousands of Armed U.S. Troops Will Be Deployed to the Border by Friday, Here's What...

    10/29/2018 3:23:49 PM PDT · by jazusamo · 174 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | October 29, 2019 | Katie Pavlich
    Videos at link. Full title: BREAKING: Thousands of Armed U.S. Troops Will Be Deployed to the Border by Friday, Here's What They'll Be Doing Officials from the Department of Homeland Security and Department of Defense announced Monday 5200 additional active duty U.S. troops will be deployed to the southern border with Mexico by Friday. Eight-hundred soldiers are on their way to Texas now. “They are in fact deploying with weapons," U.S. Northern Command Air Force General Terrence O'Shaughnessy said during a press conference. "I think the President has made it clear that border security is national security." Troops are being...
  • The media's shameful coverage of Central American 'caravan'......(Invasion)

    10/28/2018 3:54:01 PM PDT · by caww · 31 replies
    washingtontimes ^ | 10/25/2018 | Larry O'Connor ANALYSIS/OPINION
    It was maddening and frustrating to watch this past week’s coverage of the so-called “caravan” of thousands of Hondurans, Guatemalans and Salvadorans plowing through Mexico’s southern border and their subsequent march toward the United States. How is the support system, organizational infrastructure, logistical planning and financial backing not a big part of this story?......Any average American watching this enormous undertaking would naturally be curious as to how the entire thing is being managed and how it originated........... Thousands of people don’t spontaneously decide to leave their homes and walk thousands of miles, violating multiple international borders, without some help.... We...
  • Soros, the far right’s boogeyman, is again a target [Barf]

    10/27/2018 8:47:04 PM PDT · by Olog-hai · 54 replies
    Associated Press ^ | Oct. 27, 2018 1:05 PM EDT | Adam Geller
    When pipe bombs turned up in the mail of Hillary Clinton and other prominent Democrats this week, the first recipient — billionaire investor and liberal philanthropist George Soros — quickly fell out of the headlines. But there’s no chance his many critics and enemies have forgotten him. White nationalists and others on the political fringes have long cast Soros as the supposed leader of a globalist Jewish plot to undermine white Christian civilization. Now, President Donald Trump, Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban and other political leaders have brought the vilification of Soros into the mainstream. This year, Soros has been...
  • Trump preparing to deliver major immigration speech just days before midterms

    10/27/2018 10:51:28 AM PDT · by 11th_VA · 187 replies
    Washington Post ^ | Oct 27, 2018 | Nick Miroff
    President Trump is preparing to announce a sweeping border crackdown in a speech Tuesday, a week before the midterm elections, in which he is expected to invoke emergency powers to stop migrants from entering the United States and depict them as a grave national security threat, administration officials said Friday. Trump is considering steps that would bar migrants from crossing the border and deny them a chance to apply for asylum in the United States, measures that legal scholars and immigrant rights groups say would contravene U.S. laws and international treaties, likely triggering challenges in federal court. The president, undeterred,...