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Nov 21 2022
House Republicans demanded data Monday from the Biden administration on the number of border jumpers who are being prosecuted as illegal immigrants, saying they suspect the administration has been lax in using a key tool to stem illegal immigration.
In a letter, shared first with The Washington Times, Rep. Andy Biggs, Arizona Republican, and 13 other GOP lawmakers prodded AttorneyWashington Times
Mar 21 2021
Department of Homeland Security Secretary Alejandro Mayorkas on Sunday underscored the Biden administration’s messaging to migrants that the southern border is closed, though he noted that it would not expel “vulnerable children.”
Mayorkas’s comments came in response to a question by Chuck Todd on NBC’s Meet the Press regarding whether the administration had created a “market efficiencyNational Review (News)
Nov 19 2022
Republicans in the U.S. House of Representatives on Friday identified 42 employees from Democratic President Joe Biden's White House and administration, who they expect to testify next year after their party takes control of the chamber.
In Nov. 18 letters to White House Chief of Staff Ron Klain and other top administration officials, 19 Republican members of the House JudiciaryReuters
Jan 23 2023
House Republicans’ attempt to bring a border security bill to the floor as early as this week was thwarted after backlash from more moderate Republicans, delaying not only a pledge Speaker Kevin McCarthy (R-Calif.) made to a handful of lawmakers but also the fulfillment of a key campaign promise to a Republican base eager for tougher immigration laws.
The bill, introduced by Rep. ChipWashington Post
Apr 06 2021
Construction on Donald Trump's border wall may continue under Joe Biden's administration, reports suggest.
Department of Homeland Security Secretary Alejandro Mayorkas told department employees that he may be green-lighting work on the wall to plug "gaps" in the current wall.
The Washington Times reported that it reviewed notes from a recent discussion between Mr Mayorkas andThe Independent
Mar 12 2021
The U.S. government will grant temporary deportation relief and work permits to Myanmar citizens amid an increasingly violent crackdown by security forces in the Southeast Asian country, Secretary of Homeland Security Alejandro Mayorkas announced Friday.Axios
Apr 28 2023
IRVINE, CA — Police officers sought the public's help Friday in finding a 17-year-old boy after he left his Irvine high school and never returned. Alejandro Xavier Ramirez left Northwood High School Thursday at around 8 a.m., the Irvine Police Department reported. He was possibly seen near Ramona Boulevard and Baldwin Park Boulevard at around 4:11 p.m. that same day, authorities said. He wasPatch.com
May 01 2023
Suspect in Killing of 5 People in Texas Was Illegal Immigrant Deported Multiple Times: Sheriff The suspect, identified as 38-year old Francisco Oropeza, in an undated photo provided by law enforcement. (San Jacinto Sheriff's Office) The suspect who shot and killed five people in Texas—including an 8-year-old child—had been deported from the United States multiple times, according to SanThe Epoch Times
Apr 15 2023
TORONTO (AP) — Yusei Kikuchi struck out a season-high nine over six innings, Danny Jansen had two hits and an RBI and the Toronto Blue Jays beat the Tampa Bay Rays 5-2 on Saturday.
Alejandro Kirk reached base four times, scored once and drove in a run as the Blue Jays made it two straight over the Rays, who arrived in Toronto having matched a modern record by winning the first 13 gamesBig Rapids Pioneer
Jul 14 2021
Homeland Security Secretary Alejandro Mayorkas on Tuesday vowed to turn away Cuban and Haitian refugees who attempt to arrive in the US by boat amid crises in their countries.
“Allow me to be clear: If you take to the sea, you will not come to the United States,” Mayorkas said at a news conference.
Cuba on Sunday had its largest protests in decades, with citizens denouncing theNew York Post (News)