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  • Trump broke the law by using military money for border wall, appeals court rules

    06/26/2020 11:50:57 AM PDT · by where's_the_Outrage? · 73 replies
    LA Times ^ | June 26, 2020 | Maura Dolan
    A federal appeals court decided 2-1 Friday that the Trump administration violated the law when it used military funds to build a wall on the Mexican border. The U.S. 9th Circuit Court of Appeals said the power of the purse belongs to Congress, and the administration lacked constitutional authority to transfer the military money. Two Democratic appointees were in the majority. A Trump appointee dissented.
  • California Now Offering Support To Undocumented Immigrants, First Relief Fund Of Its Kind

    05/18/2020 4:35:27 PM PDT · by Justaham · 23 replies
    (CNN) — Starting today, undocumented immigrants in California can begin applying for financial assistance to support them during the coronavirus pandemic — in the first relief fund of its kind.
  • Mexico's president calls for investigation into Obama-era Fast and Furious Operation; Demands Apology from U.S.

    05/10/2020 5:52:03 PM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 52 replies
    The Blaze ^ | 05/10/2020 | Paul Sacca
    Mexico's president asked the United States for answers and an apology for the Obama-era gun-running operation known as "Fast and Furious." On Friday, Mexican President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador called for an investigation into Operation Fast and Furious to prevent it from happening again. "What seems serious to me is that a violation of our sovereignty was carried out, a secret operation, and that Mexicans were killed with these weapons," Lopez Obrador said during a press conference in Mexico City on Friday. "How could this be? A government that invades in this way, that flagrantly violates sovereignty, international laws," Lopez...
  • Coronavirus Crisis a Watershed for Nationalism vs. Globalism

    04/07/2020 10:15:35 AM PDT · by River Hawk · 6 replies
    US Inc. ^ | April 7th, 2020 | Allan Wall
    The COVID-19 Coronavirus pandemic continues. As of today, the world has had over 1,340,00 cases with over 74,000 deaths. Since ancient times, diseases have spread throughout the world. But nowadays they can spread so much faster. With today’s rapid air travel, an infected person could fly around the world and infect hundreds of people before he’s even aware that he himself is infected. It’s a global problem. So, how are “globalists” handling it?
  • SLSCO receives $61.4M for border wall construction

    04/03/2020 8:19:16 PM PDT · by BeauBo · 24 replies ^ | 3 April 2020 | Christen McCurdy
    The U.S. Army awarded SLSCO Ltd. with a $61.4 million contract modification Friday for wall construction along the southern U.S. border. This deal amends an earlier contract, awarded in April 2019, for work on the wall near Santa Teresa, N.M., or what the new contract announcement describes as the "El Paso sector" of the wall... The original contract had an estimated completion date of Oct. 1, 2020, but work covered under the modification is expected to wrap by Dec. 31, 2020.
  • Donald Trump Responds to Illegals Not Getting Stimulus Checks: ‘They Came in Illegally’

    04/01/2020 5:03:17 PM PDT · by Morgana · 42 replies
    BREITBART ^ | April Fools Day | Charlie Spiering
    President Donald Trump was asked by a reporter on Wednesday about “undocumented” immigrants not getting a stimulus check from the government as part of the coronavirus economic rescue package. “Well, you know, you are saying undocumented, meaning they came in illegally,” Trump said. “A lot of people would say that we have a lot of citizens right now that won’t be working, so what are you going to do?” Trump said he felt bad about the situation for illegal immigrants during a tough economic period. “It’s a very sad question, I must be honest with you, but they came in...
  • World's busiest border falls quiet with millions of Mexicans barred from U.S.

    03/31/2020 3:03:45 AM PDT · by Oldeconomybuyer · 32 replies
    Reuters ^ | March 31, 2020 | by Lizbeth Diaz, Jose Luis Gonzalez
    TIJUANA/CIUDAD JUAREZ, Mexico - The world’s busiest land border has fallen quiet as restrictions to contain the coronavirus prevent millions of Mexicans from making daily trips north, including many who work in U.S. businesses. At least 4 million Mexicans residing in cities along the 1,954-mile (3,144-km) border have been hit hard by the restrictions on non-essential travel. The measures effectively invalidate visas allowing short crossings into U.S. cities to visit family, get medical care or shop. While such B1/B2 “border crossing cards” are officially recreational, Reuters spoke to nearly two dozen residents of Tijuana, Nogales and Ciudad Juarez who use...

    03/23/2020 10:36:35 AM PDT · by EdnaMode · 21 replies
    Twitter ^ | March 23, 2020 | Donald J. Trump
  • Another Illegal Immigrant Caravan Leaves Honduras for U.S.

    03/17/2020 3:00:58 PM PDT · by jazusamo · 107 replies
    Judicial Watch ^ | March 17, 2020 | Staff
    While the world is absorbed in the Coronavirus drama, yet another caravan of illegal immigrants is heading north to the United States from Central America. The group departed recently from the northern Honduran city of San Pedro Sula and is making its way to Guatemala en route to the southern Mexican state of Chiapas. The final destination is the U.S., according to a Mexican news report that reveals the caravan has some 500 Central Americans but is expected to grow along the way. “They left their country due to a lack of work opportunities and prevailing violence,” according to the...
  • The Left Is Perfectly Fine With Any Coronavirus Measure, Except This

    03/16/2020 4:21:25 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 20 replies ^ | March 16, 2020 | Scott Morefield
    In the ultimate manifestation of extreme ‘cancel’ culture meets the domino effect, Americans have decided to cancel seemingly everything, everywhere, because of the coronavirus epidemic. My gut (and hope) says this is all cartoonishly overblown and we’ll look back on some of these extreme measures and laugh, but the rest of the world seems to have decided that it’s the next bubonic plague, or something, and is taking action accordingly. The purported logic is to slow the virus’ spread so medical facilities aren’t overwhelmed, and there is soundness to it. Even with a more than slight percentage chance of older...
  • Pakistan Builds Border Fence, Limiting Militants and Families Alike. A 1,600-mile barrier, set to be finished this year, has improved security in Pakistan. But Afghanistan is angry, and cross-border families are suffering.

    03/15/2020 11:51:33 AM PDT · by karpov · 11 replies
    New York Times ^ | March 15, 2020 | Ben Farmer and Ihsanullah Tipu Mehsud
    TORKHAM, Pakistan — Above the trucks and travelers lining up at the main eastern gateway between Afghanistan and Pakistan, a glinting new landmark scales the dun-colored mountains: Parallel mesh fences, a couple of feet apart and topped with coils of razor wire, climb from the border crossing up over the dizzying crags. The section of fence overlooking Torkham is just a glimpse of a 1,600-mile barrier begun four years ago by Pakistan’s military and set to be completed this year. Nearly 9,000 miles from President Trump’s border wall with Mexico, Pakistan has quietly been building its own version to try...
  • Dan Crenshaw rips Biden coronavirus tweet slamming Trump actions: ‘Walls quite literally stop a virus’

    03/13/2020 4:51:11 AM PDT · by cba123 · 22 replies
    Fox News ^ | Today | By Dom Calicchio | Fox News
    U.S. Rep. Dan Crenshaw fired back overnight after Joe Biden criticized President Trump’s actions on the coronavirus outbreak. “A wall will not stop the coronavirus,” Biden wrote on Twitter on Thursday night, attempting to link the outbreak to Trump’s signature immigration goal of a strong barrier along the U.S.-Mexico border. (Please see link, for full article)
  • Illegal Alien Accused of Physically Abusing, Raping His Step-Children

    03/07/2020 9:51:01 AM PST · by Morgana · 14 replies
    BREITBART ^ | March 6, 2020 | John Bider
    An illegal alien has been arrested after being on the run from law enforcement for alleged child abuse and child sex crime charges. Jose Bulmaro Cruz-Guillen, an illegal alien from Mexico, was arrested evading child abuse and child sex crime charges for incidents that occurred in 2014 and 2019, according to The illegal alien had been twice arrested last year for crossing illegally through the United States-Mexico border. According to law enforcement officials, Cruz-Guillen was investigated in 2014 for allegedly repeatedly punching his four-year-old stepson in the face and on his body. Then, years later in 2019, Cruz-Guillen was...
  • Illegal Alien, 31, Charged with Raping 14-Year-Old Girl in Idaho

    03/07/2020 9:49:13 AM PST · by Morgana · 13 replies
    BREITBART ^ | March 6, 2020 | John Bider
    An illegal alien has been charged with allegedly raping a 14-year-old girl in Caldwell, Idaho, after providing her with alcohol, according to law enforcement officials. Jaime Galvan, a 31-year-old illegal alien with an Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) detainer, was charged with raping the 14-year-old girl after the two met up and he served her two pre-mixed alcoholic cocktails, the Idaho Press reported. The girl told police that Galvan told her to lay down after she became dizzy from the drinks. That’s when Galvan allegedly started touching the girl and raped her. Galvan was asked to stop by the girl...
  • Congress warns Pentagon not to move money to fund Trump wall

    02/26/2020 11:45:57 AM PST · by Olog-hai · 51 replies
    Associated Press ^ | February 26, 2020 | Lolita C. Baldor
    Lawmakers from both parties told Pentagon leaders on Wednesday that the Defense Department is undermining its own efforts to get military money by diverting billions of dollars for the construction of President Donald Trump’s U.S.-Mexico border wall The chairman of the House Armed Services Committee and the committee’s top Republican warned Defense Secretary Mark Esper that overturning congressional funding decisions to shift money for the wall is an enormous problem that will have consequences. The plan to shift money has triggered rare Republican opposition to one of Trump’s priorities. Rep. Mac Thornberry, R-Texas, said the result may be that Congress...
  • At US border, locals push back against Donald Trump's wall [AZ libs]

    02/23/2020 9:34:23 AM PST · by Olog-hai · 35 replies
    Deutsche Welle ^ | 02.22.2020 | Cai Nebe
    It’s midday in Organ Pipe Cactus National Monument. As the sun beats down, saguaro cacti throw little shade over this part of the Sonoran Desert, where summer temperatures regularly top 37°C (99°F). Today though a very narrow segment of the park is getting a little more shade. It’s accompanied by the incessant whine of construction vehicles. President Donald Trump’s major campaign promise is taking shape — a rusty, nine-meter tall mix of concrete and steel. As of January 31, 185 kilometers (115 miles) of new wall had been built, according to the US Customs and Border Protection Agency. Depending on...
  • Latinos were Bernie Sanders’s key to victory in Nevada

    02/22/2020 9:56:55 PM PST · by rintintin · 58 replies
    Vox ^ | Feb 22 2020 | Nicole Narea
    Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders seems to have swept Latino voters in the Saturday’s Nevada caucuses, an affirmation of his months-long investments in outreach that could presage his success in primaries still to come in heavily Latino states. Sanders is counting on Latino voters, the largest nonwhite contingent of voters in 2020, to carry him to the Democratic nomination. In Nevada, where Latinos make up about 19 percent of eligible voters, they helped hand him a big victory. Entrance polls showed Saturday evening that just over half of Latino voters in Nevada had backed him, roughly four times as many as...
  • Tom Homan: President Trump's action against sanctuary cities will remove public safety threats

    02/15/2020 11:29:56 AM PST · by jazusamo · 5 replies
    Fox News ^ | February 15, 2020 | Julia Musto
    President Trump is "exactly right" to direct his efforts toward combatting sanctuary city policies, retired U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) Director Tom Homan said Saturday. Appearing on "Fox & Friends: Weekend" with host Griff Jenkins, Homan said he is glad the president is turning his attention toward the issue. "The Congress isn't going to fix it," he stated. "I asked them two years ago to fix it. They are not going to fix it. They want it to be a 2020 issue." Speaking in Washington on Friday, the president vowed to oppose sanctuary cities not complying with federal law...
  • St. Valentine's Day's Lesson for the Ages

    02/15/2020 7:48:48 AM PST · by jfd1776 · 2 replies
    Illinois Review ^ | February 14, 2020 A.D. | John F Di Leo
    Across the country, Saint Valentine’s Day is thought of as one of the great romantic date nights… unless you grow up as a Chicago Italian, in which case a very different kind of event comes to mind. At 10:30 AM on February 14, 1929, at a usually quiet garage located at 2122 N Clark Street, one of the most memorable and defining dates in Chicago history occurred, when seven mobsters of the North Side Gang were killed by four other mobsters from a rival gang who were impersonating Chicago police officers. The Saint Valentine’s Day Massacre is remembered as a...
  • Andrew Cuomo To Trump: Let’s Make A Deal On DHS and Our DMV Access … Maybe?

    02/12/2020 8:27:23 PM PST · by SeekAndFind · 44 replies
    Hotair ^ | 02/12/2020 | Ed Morrissey
    “I’m calling their bluff,” Andrew Cuomo told WAMC this morning, but who’s blinking first? Usually it’s the one seeking the negotiation, and the New York governor had to request the meeting after the Department of Homeland Security cut off the state’s residents from its trusted traveler programs. DHS argued that a new law barring access to the state’s DMV records made it impossible to verify eligibility for New York residents, along with their decision to issue licenses and IDs to those already illegally in the US.CBS News reports that Cuomo remains defiant, saying that he will “never give them...