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  • New U.S.-Bound Migrant Groups Set Off From Honduras

    01/15/2019 1:53:34 PM PST · by KingofZion · 24 replies
    Wall Street Journal ^ | January 15, 2019 | Jose de Cordoba
    A new caravan of Honduran migrants has set out toward the U.S., prompting President Trump to press his case that a border wall is the only way to stop illegal immigration. A group of about 500 migrants, including families, set out from a bus station in the Honduran city of San Pedro Sula late Monday, according to video images on local media and Karla Rivas, an official with ERIC, a local Jesuit organization that monitors migration. Another group of some 600 migrants set out early Tuesday, Ms. Rivas said, adding that they appear to have plans to merge. *** Part...
  • Politicians Never Lied Before Trump

    01/14/2019 7:48:47 PM PST · by OddLane · 15 replies
    wall st. journal ^ | 1/11/19 | Holmon Jenkins
    An aide to President Obama boasted to the New York Times about lying and manipulating the media to sell the administration’s Iran policy. Mr. Obama himself proselytized for his health-care plan by saying that, despite mandatory requirements that outlawed millions of individual health plans, you’d be able to keep your existing plan. Nor is there the slightest ambiguity now: His administration deliberately lied to the American people about the origins of the 2012 terrorist attack on a U.S. consulate in Libya. We could go on. Candidate Obama, in a formal address, explained that Detroit’s financial troubles were due to its...
  • Have You called your Representatives?

    01/14/2019 4:59:26 PM PST · by AzNASCARfan · 14 replies
    Self | January 14, 2019 | AzNascarFan
    Does everybody understand Trump is trying to make Congress work like it is supposed to?? That includes citizens calling their representatives and telling them what you want them to do. SO, Have you called or written your Representatives and told them to Fund the wall once and for all and quit kicking this can down the road? They keep making the deal the Democrats want now, open the government first then we will deal with the rest... That is the proverbial football Lucy has been pulling at the last second for my entire voting lifetime now, 35 years. I say...
  • These U.S. industries can't work without illegal immigrants

    01/14/2019 4:51:54 AM PST · by lowbridge · 205 replies
    CBS ^ | January 10, 2019 | Mary Jo Dudley
    The nation's attention is once again focused on the southern border, where President Trump claims the U.S. is facing a "crisis" over illegal immigration. Sometimes forgotten as the nation focuses attention on migrants currently trying to cross the border is that millions of undocumented immigrants continue to live in the U.S. – and most of them work.  -snip Since agriculture is the industry that's most reliant on undocumented workers – and it's my area of expertise and research – let's zoom in on it. Overall, the agricultural industry in the United States has been on the decline since 1950. Back then, farming was a family business...
  • Why is there so little discussion of an economic justification for building The Border Wall?(VANITY)

    01/12/2019 10:31:38 PM PST · by rlmorel · 33 replies
    January 12, 2019 | rlmorel
    I find it interesting that there seem to be few analysis pieces that show the cost of illegal immigration to this country annually, and compare it to the cost of a wall, never mind just $5 Billion of the wall Trump is asking for in the 2019 budget. I tried to construct an analogy that might resonate more with normal people...when you talk about billions here or trillions there, it tends to lose impact. The numbers are too big for us to relate to. Also, I tried to think of it from a business perspective. Imagine you were a farmer...
  • Netherlands narrowly escaped a major terrorist attack with dozens of deaths – prosecutors

    01/12/2019 8:36:43 PM PST · by DeoVindiceSicSemperTyrannis · 10 replies
    RT ^ | 1/11/19
    Dozens of people would have been killed in an unprecedented terrorist attack in the Netherlands if a seven-strong terrorist cell had not been stopped in time, a Dutch public prosecutor told a court on Thursday. The terrorists were intercepted in September last year following months of investigation. The seven suspects were arrested in the towns of Arnhem and Weert. Police seized 100kg of fertilizer as well as other bomb-making materials at their homes, they said at the time. This week, preliminary hearings in the high-profile case started. “The suspects said goodbye to friends. These suspects were on the way to...

    01/12/2019 9:43:17 AM PST · by Rusty0604 · 33 replies
    FrontPage Mag ^ | 01/10/2019 | Daniel Greenfield
    2,500 miles away, Portland, Maine is experiencing a crisis that redefines the nature of the problem and whom it impacts. Illegal border invaders aren’t just from this continent. Anyone who can fly into South America and make their way up to Mexico has a shot at crossing the border and invading America. Portland shelters, 2,500 miles away, are overloaded by illegal migrants from sub-Saharan Africa who crossed the border and then kept right on going to one of the coldest, but most profitable parts of the country. Portland, like many areas in Maine, attracted migrants because of the generous social...
  • Tell me again how there’s no border crisis

    01/12/2019 11:46:24 AM PST · by Starman417 · 6 replies
    Flopping Aces ^ | 01-11-19 | DrJohn
    In the dem response to Donald Trump's televised argument for a wall, Nancy Pelos accused Trump of "manufacturing a crisis"House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) and Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) said in a televised address on Tuesday night that President Donald Trump was “manufacturing a crisis” over his fight to get $5.7 billion in border security funding. Pelosi and Schumer rebutted President Trump’s televised address on Tuesday night, contending that President Trump has harmed thousands of Americans with his governmen shutdown. The Democrat leaders said that a border wall along the southern border is both “expensive” and “ineffective.” Pelosi said...
  • News Summary-Intelligence Report Saturday 1/12/2019 Newsdump Edition

    01/12/2019 5:40:20 AM PST · by Nextrush · 3 replies
    Nextrush Free ^ | 1/12/2019 | Nextrush/Self
    Good Morning. Our top Newsdump story comes with President Trump's announcement of a more secure future for some foreigners working in the United States. The President says the H1B visas will be reformed and streamlined offering the foreign workers who are in this country on them a pathway to citizenship..... Civil litigation is affected by the situation as well including the wrongful death lawsuit brought by the family of LaVoy Finicum, the Oregon Standoff protest spokesman gunned down by an Oregon State trooper in an FBI led operation.... The Act 9 of the Yellow Vests protest underway in France today........
  • Canada wants 1M more immigrants by 2022

    01/12/2019 12:43:37 AM PST · by blueplum · 51 replies
    Washington Examiner via msn ^ | 11 Jan 2019 | Katelyn Caralle
    Canada wants more than 1 million immigrants to enter the country by the end of 2021. In an annual report to Parliament, Minister of Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Ahmed Hussen wrote that Canada’s “future success depends on continuing to ensure they [immigrants] are welcomed and well-integrated." The report showed that Canada’s goal is to bring in 330,800 immigrants in 2019, 341,000 in 2020, and 350,000 in 2021, for a total of 1.02 million immigrants.
  • MS-13 Illegal Alien Gang Members Charged with Stabbing Fellow Student

    01/11/2019 7:36:49 PM PST · by lowbridge · 13 replies
    Breitbart ^ | January 11, 2019 | Michelle Moons
    Three MS-13 gang members in the United States illegally have been arrested for allegedly stabbing a fellow high school student in Long Island. All three gang members have been identified as being in the country illegally, two having entered as unaccompanied minors, ABC7 News reported, citing police. One member who entered as an unaccompanied minor and another have previously been apprehended by the Department of Homeland Security but federal judges later released them. A group of teens visited a Huntington Station Burger King Wednesday afternoon when, according to the Suffolk County District Attorney, a group of gang members began staring at the teens...
  • MS-13 CASA Member (Illegal) Arrested for Sex Crimes (MD)

    01/11/2019 1:55:30 PM PST · by 11th_VA · 20 replies
    Twitter ^ | Jan 11, 2019 | ABC7Kevin
    ... Kevin Lewis @ABC7Kevin · 7h NEW: This 'MS-13 associate' paid gang leaders $100 to have sex with a 14yo girl, and then secretly filmed the encounter, MoCo police say. 52yo Felix Silva-Zuniga allegedly used that video to blackmail the teen for more sex. It happened inside of a home near Wheaton High School. MORE: At one point, the 14yo girl attempted to quit. She was later summoned to a home in Kensington, Md. and beaten with a baseball bat. The girl recalled 25+ blows to her body. Such attacks were used as a form of “motivation” to keep girls...
  • Trump promises changes to H-1B visas, including potential citizenship

    01/11/2019 10:43:14 AM PST · by DoodleDawg · 95 replies
    Reuters ^ | 1/11/19 | Anon
    U.S. President Donald Trump said on Friday he is planning changes to the H-1B program that grants temporary visas to highly educated immigrants who work in specialty occupations such as technology or medicine. "H1-B (sic) holders in the United States can rest assured that changes are soon coming which will bring both simplicity and certainty to your stay, including a potential path to citizenship," Trump said on Twitter. "We want to encourage talented and highly skilled people to pursue career options in the U.S." It was unclear what Trump meant by a "potential path to citizenship" for H-1B visa holders,...
  • What is the Democrats plan to fix the problems caused by illegal immigration?

    01/11/2019 10:35:13 AM PST · by Bulwinkle · 30 replies
    Today | Chit chat vanity
    [turn the tables on the Democrats] Open borders, jobs for illegal immigrants drives down wages, competition for jobs hurting low income American citizens; ever increasing financial strain on federal, state and local governments, and increased crime. What is the Democrats plan to fix those problems? Or is that the Democrats plan?
  • Trump tweet on upcoming changes to H1B

    01/11/2019 10:28:07 AM PST · by Eyes Unclouded · 59 replies
    Twitter ^ | Jan 11, 2019 | Donald J. Trump
    H1-B holders in the United States can rest assured that changes are soon coming which will bring both simplicity and certainty to your stay, including a potential path to citizenship. We want to encourage talented and highly skilled people to pursue career options in the U.S.
  • Victor Davis Hanson January 10, 2019 (How Immigration Works)

    01/11/2019 2:21:35 AM PST · by a little elbow grease · 12 replies ^ | 1/10/19 | Victor Davis Hanson
    Victor Davis Hanson January 10, 2019 --- 22 minutes (snip) -- “Historically there are three elements to immigration that adjudicate whether it has failed or successful.” (snip) -- "Rome worked when foreigners crossed through its borders to become Romans. It failed when newcomers fled into the empire and adhered to their own cultures."
  • Kushner Negotiates Immigration DEAL for Trump: The Nutshell Version of the Deal

    01/10/2019 2:37:35 PM PST · by gaijin · 109 replies
    Twitter ^ | Jan 10, 2019 | me
  • The Ironies of Illegal Immigration

    01/10/2019 11:27:41 AM PST · by Kaslin · 15 replies ^ | January 10, 2019 | Victor Davis Hanson
    Estimates suggest that there are 11 million to 13 million Mexican citizens currently living in the United States illegally. Millions more emigrated previously and are now U.S. citizens. A recent poll revealed that one-third of Mexicans (34 percent) would like to emigrate to the United States. With Mexico having a population of about 130 million, that amounts to some 44 million would-be immigrants. Such massive potential emigration into the United States makes no sense. First, Mexico is a naturally rich country. It ranks 19th in the world in proven oil reserves and is currently the 12th-largest oil producer. Mexico certainly...
  • The Trump Speech and The Response

    01/10/2019 11:22:32 AM PST · by Kaslin · 2 replies ^ | January 10, 2019 | Cal Thomas
    Despite advance billing that President Trump's border wall speech would break news and contain new information, it was mostly familiar rhetoric: criminals and drugs, rapists and murderers are coming to America and the wall is the only way to stop them. The president named families who have lost loved ones at the hands of undocumented immigrants. A case could be made, though, that American citizens are killing each other at higher rates during an average weekend in Chicago and other big cities than are killed by immigrants. Whose facts to believe? There are plenty on both sides of the...
  • [Iowa] Governor Reynolds Won’t Back Congressman Steve King in 2020 Primary Fight

    01/10/2019 8:04:42 AM PST · by jjotto · 8 replies
    WHO Television Channel 13 ^ | January 9, 2019 | Dave Price
    DES MOINES, Iowa–2020 is not 2018. Iowa Governor Kim Reynolds chose U.S. Representative Steve King, 4th District Congressman from Kiron, to serve as one of her ceremonial campaign co-chairs in the 2018 re-election. But she told Channel 13 Wednesday that she will not endorse King in his primary election in 2020. "The last election was a wake-up call for it to be that close," Reynolds said during an interview in her formal office at the Iowa Statehouse, "That indicates that it does open the door for other individuals to take a look at that." King won re-election in 2018. But...