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  • Howie Carr: System seems to go to the wall for illegal immigrants (Boston area)

    02/20/2019 5:30:27 PM PST · by bitt · 10 replies
    boston herald ^ | 2/20/2019 | howie carr
    Are you a reasonably law-abiding, tax-paying U.S. citizen? If so, consider for a moment what your bail might have been set at if, a week ago today in Tewksbury, you had behaved in the following way: You are driving, without a license, through a drug-infested neighborhood, and when you see a police car, you pull over, get out of your lowrider, walk rapidly over to some woods and then push something under a fence, after which you get back in your car. When the cops attempt to pull you over, you try to flee, but the police manage to stop...
  • Immigrant advocate in Arizona gets 18-month sentence in tax fraud case

    02/20/2019 12:45:04 PM PST · by Oldeconomybuyer · 8 replies
    KTAR Local News ^ | February 20, 2019 | by AP
    PHOENIX - A longtime advocate for immigrants in Arizona was sentenced Wednesday to 18 months in federal prison and ordered to pay $131,000 in restitution for a felony conviction stemming from his tax preparation business. Elias Bermudez had previously pleaded guilty to assisting in the preparation of false tax returns, acknowledging that he falsely added dependents, including three children who lived in Mexico, to his clients’ tax returns to maximize refundable credits. Bermudez, 68, led protests more than a decade ago against immigration laws and then-Sheriff Joe Arpaio’s crackdowns on immigrants. He is known for kneeling down in front of...
  • Census: Highest immigrant population in 100 years, over half Latinos

    02/20/2019 12:36:25 PM PST · by Oldeconomybuyer · 23 replies
    The Washington Examiner ^ | February 20, 2019 | by Paul Bedard
    America’s foreign-born population has reached its highest level in over 100 years, driven by immigrants from Latin America, according to new Census Bureau data. What’s more, the Pew Research Center has found that most Latinos feel the percentage of foreigners in the United States is just about right, though 14 percent said America needs more. The analysis from Pew showed that the last 50 years have seen the biggest surge in immigration into the U.S. since before the Civil War. There are currently 44-45 million foreign-born in the U.S., 14 percent of the total population. "Today, immigrants from Latin America...
  • 'Difficult to watch': House Democrats tour housing for migrant children

    02/20/2019 10:28:53 AM PST · by Oldeconomybuyer · 31 replies
    NBC "News" ^ | February 19, 2019 | by Carmen Sesin (D-NBC)
    MIAMI - A delegation of House Democrats on Tuesday toured one of the largest facilities in the country housing unaccompanied migrant children - a visit one representative called “chilling.” The Homestead Temporary Shelter for Unaccompanied Migrant Children, about 25 miles southwest of Miami, is under scrutiny because it is the only one in the U.S. run by a for-profit corporation and, as a federal facility, it is not subject to state regulations. Several Democratic lawmakers have called for shuttering facilities such as Homestead, citing the lack of oversight and the length of time that children are held. The delegation included...
  • Low-income undocumented adults are largely locked out of health care in California, study finds

    02/19/2019 1:31:32 PM PST · by Oldeconomybuyer · 59 replies
    UCLA Newsroom ^ | February 19, 2019 | by Venetia Lai
    Implementation of the Affordable Care Act cut in half the percentage of low-income, uninsured Californians under age 65, from 23 percent in 2013 to 11 percent in 2016-17. But federal law bars undocumented residents from federally funded Medicaid health services and from purchasing health insurance on the ACA Marketplaces. This leaves them the largest group of uninsured people in California, according to a new study by UCLA Center for Health Policy Research. The study reports that of the 2.2 million undocumented people living in the state, three in five are low income and of those, nine in 10 are uninsured....
  • 6 illegal immigrants linked to Mexican cartel arrested in NC for drug trafficking operation, off...

    02/17/2019 3:33:23 PM PST · by jazusamo · 31 replies
    Fox News ^ | February 17, 2019 | Frank Miles
    6 illegal immigrants linked to Mexican cartel arrested in NC for drug trafficking operation, officials saySix illegal immigrants with ties to a Mexican drug cartel — a rival of the powerful Sinaloa cartel, whose notorious leader Joaquin “El Chapo” Guzman was convicted last week — were arrested in an elaborate drug trafficking operation in North Carolina, according to reports. The massive drug operation included transporting large amounts of cocaine and methamphetamine across state lines — for instance, from Texas to Georgia and North Carolina, WSOC reported. The feds identified the suspects as Oscar Rangel-Gutierrez, Regulo Rangel-Gutierrez, Francisco Garcia-Martinez, Rodolfo Martinez,...
  • With Trump’s Tough Deterrents, Many Asylum Seekers on the Border are Giving Up

    02/16/2019 1:59:34 PM PST · by SpeedyInTexas · 68 replies
    NY Times vis MSN ^ | 02/16/2019 | JOSE A. DEL REAL, CAITLIN DICKERSON and MIRIAM JORDAN
    Pushed beyond their limits by prolonged waits in dangerous and squalid conditions in parts of Northern Mexico, thousands of caravan members who had been waiting to seek asylum in the United States appear to have given up, Mexican officials said, dealing President Trump an apparent win after a humbling week for his immigration agenda. About 6,000 asylum seekers who had traveled en masse, many of them in defiance of Mr. Trump’s demands that they turn around, arrived in Northern Mexico in late November as part of a caravan that originated in Honduras. Since then, more than 1,000 have accepted an...
  • Trump forced to declare emergency because of congressional apathy, negligence and incompetence

    02/16/2019 8:51:48 AM PST · by jazusamo · 78 replies
    Fox News ^ | February 16, 2019 | Hans A. von Spakovsky
    Democrats are calling President Trump every name in the book and threatening multiple lawsuits to overturn his Friday declaration of a national emergency on our southern border. The president is using the declaration to enable him to shift funds already in the federal budget to border security. The shifting of money from one set of priorities to the more urgent priority of border security will allow the president to spend over $8.1 billion to build barriers along part of our border with Mexico and fund other border security measures. But listen to the angry denunciations of the president by outraged...
  • Philadelphia beats U.S. appeal in sanctuary city case

    02/15/2019 10:37:25 AM PST · by Oldeconomybuyer · 22 replies
    Reuters ^ | February 15, 2019 | by Jonathan Stempel
    A federal appeals court said on Friday the Trump administration cannot cut off grants to Philadelphia for its refusal to cooperate with immigration authorities seeking to deport immigrants who are in the country illegally. In a 3-0 decision, the 3rd U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in Philadelphia said the U.S. attorney general lacked power to condition that city’s receipt of $1.6 million for local law enforcement on its compliance with three new requirements. These included alerting Immigration and Customs Enforcement officials when undocumented immigrants are being released from prison, providing access to interview immigrants, and barring the withholding of immigrants’...
  • Trump scolds CNN’s Jim Acosta, as angel moms confront reporter in Rose Garden: ‘You have an agenda’

    02/15/2019 10:09:26 AM PST · by jazusamo · 36 replies
    Fox News ^ | February 15, 2018 | Brian Flood
    President Trump scolded CNN’s Jim Acosta on Friday during the president's Rose Garden announcement that he is declaring a national emergency on the southern border, telling the reporter he has “an agenda” -- before angel moms in attendance confronted the chief CNN White House correspondent. The clash came as Acosta challenged Trump over what he described as a "disconnect" concerning his description of illegal immigration. “You are presenting information about what’s happening at the border, calling it an invasion, talking about women with duct tape over their mouths and so on, and yet there is a lot of reporting out...
  • Trump's declaring a national emergency to get his wall. He's forcing a constitutional crisis.

    02/15/2019 9:13:34 AM PST · by Oldeconomybuyer · 108 replies
    NBC "News" ^ | February 15, 2019 | by Jonathan Allen (D-NBC)
    Analysis: The president made his move. Now, the courts will decide who really has the power over the wall. Congress knew President Donald Trump thought there was a border crisis when it voted to curb his wall Thursday. In the arcane language of House and Senate appropriators, endorsed by veto-proof majorities in both chambers, lawmakers said Trump could have no more than $1.375 billion to build 55 new miles of steel fencing. They specifically cited the risk to law enforcement in banning him from constructing solid walls. It was a resounding and explicit rejection of the idea that there is...
  • Is The Cloward-Piven Strategy Being Used To Destroy America? (FLASHBACK 2014)

    02/15/2019 8:39:17 AM PST · by bitt · 28 replies
    thefederalistPAPERS ^ | 7/5/2019 | STEVE STRAUB
    In 1966 Richard Cloward and Francis Fox Piven, Columbia university professors introduced a political strategy in in an article entitled ‘The Weight Of The Poor: A Strategy To End Poverty’. The article outlined a strategy to overload the system and create so much poverty that the United States would become a social-welfare state with economic and political power concentrated at the top with far fewer freedoms than we enjoy today/ According to Brandon Smith, writing at Zero Hedge, the Cloward-Piven strategy involves nothing less than economic sabotage against the U.S.
  • DC Mayor Gives Open Borders Group $100,000 to Help Immigrants Become Citizens [illegals]

    02/14/2019 3:22:56 PM PST · by jazusamo · 21 replies
    Judicial Watch ^ | February 14, 2019
    Months after spending $900,000 to supply immigrants and their families with “targeted services and resources,” the mayor of Washington DC is giving an open borders group $100,000 to provide English classes, legal consultants and workshops to help them become American citizens. The mayor, Muriel Bowser, proudly announced this month that the taxpayer allocation “represents the largest such government fund in the nation.” The money will help pay for projects that collaborate with employers to assist immigrant workers with the citizenship process by also hosting seminars, and individual legal consults. “Together, we’re giving more immigrants in our community a fair shot...
  • None dare call it treason: Dem govs pull Natl Guard from border, opening U.S. to a wave of invasions

    02/12/2019 3:13:08 PM PST · by SleeperCatcher · 47 replies
    The National Sentinel ^ | 2/12/19 | J. D. Heyes
    Americans who continue to hold out hope that Leftist Democrats are going to compromise with POTUS Donald Trump and Republicans over border security legislation that includes funding adequate enough to construct the kind of physical fencing or walls necessary to thwart illegal immigration and drug smuggling are living in a fantasy world. It’s not going to happen. Never mind that once upon a time Democrats appeared to support border security when they voted for legislation that funded the construction of hundreds of miles of fencing and substantial barriers. That was then. The Democratic Party today is not the same as...
  • Florida voter support surges for Mexico border wall, new poll shows; Trump approval inching up

    02/12/2019 2:36:22 PM PST · by Oldeconomybuyer · 14 replies
    South Florida Sun-Sentinel ^ | February 12, 2019 | by Anthony Man
    Florida voters are much more supportive of President Donald Trump’s signature issue - building a wall on the U.S. border with Mexico - than they were a year ago. A Florida Atlantic University Poll released Tuesday reports a majority of Florida voters now support the idea. The FAU poll found 55 percent of Florida voters support construction of an additional wall along the border with Mexico and 37 percent opposed the idea. In February 2018, FAU found Florida voters were evenly divided, with 43 percent supporting a wall and 45 percent opposing. Republican support for the wall increased significantly in...
  • Butterfly Center asks judge to stop border wall activity on its property

    02/12/2019 1:50:36 PM PST · by Oldeconomybuyer · 47 replies
    CBS "News" ^ | February 12, 2019
    The nonprofit National Butterfly Center has asked a federal judge to stop border wall activity on its property as the Trump administration gears up to build new walls and fencing in South Texas. In a motion filed late Monday, center director Marianna Trevino Wright said heavy machinery has been driving through their property for a week, including a road grader accompanied by a U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) vehicle. Wright alleged that someone had cut the lock on a center fence and replaced it with a lock belonging to CBP. CBP has announced it will start this month on...
  • Separated illegal immigrant families sue U.S. government, demand $3 million each

    02/12/2019 1:08:10 PM PST · by Oldeconomybuyer · 26 replies
    The Washington Times ^ | February 11, 2019 | By Stephen Dinan
    Six illegal immigrant families filed multi-million dollar claims Monday against the Trump administration over last year’s family separations, saying they need the money to pay for counseling and other medical care to heal from the “torture” they said they suffered. The legal claims are the latest effort by immigrant-rights groups to punish the administration for the separations of thousands of children, which resulted from the Justice Department’s zero tolerance policy for illegal border crossers. The families and their lawyers say the policy intended to inflict “emotional distress” on the parents and children, hoping it would make attempting to sneak into...
  • ‘New normal’: ICE agents arrest 200 undocumented immigrants in North Carolina

    02/12/2019 12:50:24 PM PST · by Oldeconomybuyer · 25 replies
    WGHP Local FOX ^ | February 12, 2019 | by Staff
    CHARLOTTE, N.C. - Immigration and Customs Enforcement agents arrested hundreds of people living without documents in North Carolina last week, according to the Charlotte Observer. The spike in arrests comes after major counties in the state severed ties with ICE. According to the Charlotte Observer, ICE Regional Director Sean Gallaghar said, “This is the direct conclusion of dangerous policies of not cooperating with ICE. This forces my officers to go out onto the street to conduct more enforcement.” About 200 people were detained in North Carolina. Gallaghar said the arrests could continue if ICE is not allowed to access county...
  • NBC Analysis: Trump pretended that Congress hadn't just demolished his wall

    02/12/2019 9:58:01 AM PST · by Oldeconomybuyer · 49 replies
    NBC "News" ^ | February 12, 2019 | by Jonathan Allen (D-NBC)
    ANALYSIS: Lawmakers refused to authorize funding to pay for the president's big campaign promise. Then he took the stage in El Paso. President Donald Trump had the perfect script written for the unofficial launch of his re-election campaign in El Paso, Texas. Back on the trail on Monday night - amid a flurry of Democrats entering the 2020 race and with the backdrop of an iconic border crossing - the president was champing at the bit to the tell the story of an extremist rival party that is hostile to border security and of the wall he would build come...
  • GOP/Dem Border Deal: $1.3B for Wall, No Increase in Detention Space (only 55 new miles)

    02/12/2019 6:15:53 AM PST · by Zakeet · 58 replies
    Breitbart ^ | February 11, 2019 | John Binder
    A Republican-Democrat border security deal that is expected to be offered to President Trump funds about $1.3 billion for a United States-Mexico border wall and includes no increase in detention space to control increasing illegal immigration at the border. [Snip] This funding is set to provide about 55 miles of new border wall along the roughly 2,000-mile long southern border. Much like the 2018 omnibus spending, which prevented Trump from building a border wall out of new materials, the deal is set to tack on stipulations as to what the barrier can be made from and where it can be...