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Oct 12 2021
Mayorkas orders ICE to stop worksite raids, in latest limits on immigration enforcement
Homeland Security Secretary Alejandro Mayorkas on Tuesday ordered Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) to immediately stop any mass worksite deportation raids, in what is the latest limit placed on ICE's deportation powers.
"The deployment of mass worksite operations, sometimes resulting in the simultaneous arrest of hundreds of workers, was not focused on the most perniciousFox News (Online News)
May 10 2023
Biden admin talks 'tougher' on border ahead of Title 42’s end — but migrants aren’t listening
With Title 42’s expiration just days away, and a massive surge in migration expected to follow, the Biden administration is ramping up its tougher talk about the potential consequences of illegal entry to dissuade migrants from making the journey -- but so far they are not listening.
"Don't listen to smugglers' lies about America's immigration laws. The U.S. border is not open toFox News (Online News)
Apr 28 2022
‘This Is A Mobile Morgue’: Chip Roy Rips Into Secretary Mayorkas, Biden Administration’s Immigration Policy
Republican Texas Rep. Chip Roy ripped Department of Homeland (DHS) Secretary Alejandro Mayorkas during a Thursday hearing, showing photos of those who have died due to the ongoing border crisis.
During Roy’s time to question Mayorkas during the House Judiciary Committee, he grilled Mayorkas with photos of dead bodies, mobile morgues, dead livestock and more. Roy and Republicans haveThe Daily Caller
May 12 2023
Pandemic-Era Border Policy Expires Amid Migrant Surge
The pandemic-era border measure used to quickly expel asylum seekers ended late Thursday with thousands of migrants crossing into the U.S. before midnight in anticipation of harsher immigration rules.
There were no immediate reports of a rush of migrants at legal ports of entry or elsewhere, which authorities feared would occur right after the expiration of Title 42. Under the public-Wall Street Journal (News)
Aug 13 2021
Mayorkas says border crisis 'unsustainable' and 'we're going to lose' in leaked audio
Homeland Security Secretary Alejandro Mayorkas met privately with Border Patrol agents in Texas and said in leaked audio that the border crisis is "unsustainable" and "we're going to lose" if "borders are the first line of defense."
"A couple of days ago I was down in Mexico, and I said look, you know, if, if our borders are the first line of defense, we're going to lose and this isFox News (Online News)
Sep 22 2021
DHS chief Mayorkas sidelines agents during investigation into images of rough treatment of migrants
Border Patrol agents who were involved in a rough encounter with migrants this week in Texas have been sidelined from law enforcement duties during an investigation into their behavior, Homeland Security Secretary Alejandro Mayorkas told lawmakers on Wednesday.
The images of agents on horseback seemingly berating and lashing their reins on migrants who breached the border have drawn aWashington Times
May 23 2023
Baseball: Belmont holds off Winnisquam in a messy matchup
Belmont's Alejandro Jimenez dives headfirst into second base and carries the bag with him on a stolen base attempt against Winnisquam on Monday, May 22, 2023. ERIC RYNSTON-LOBEL—Monitor staff Belmont's Wyatt Divers slides into second on a stolen base attempt as Winnisquam's Zach St. Onge applies the tag on Monday, May 22, 2023. ERIC RYNSTON-LOBEL—Monitor staff Belmont first baseman AnakinConcord Monitor
Apr 27 2023
GOP border bill still includes controversial asylum language
GOP leaders are planning to bring border legislation to the House floor in May that, if passed, gives the Homeland Security Secretary the power to halt all legal asylum claims if DHS deems there to be a crisis at the border.
Judiciary Committee Chairman Jim Jordan, R-Ohio, confirmed to NewsNation Thursday that the controversial asylum language is included in the bill, although addedNewsNation
May 11 2023
Border Patrol Will Release Migrants From Custody The Minute Title 42 Ends, Officials Say
Border Patrol agents will release aliens from custody the moment Title 42 ends, two senior agency officials tell the Washington Free Beacon.
The move is meant to provide relief for authorities on the southern border as holding facilities reach maximum capacity following an expected migrant surge. The policy removes tracking mechanisms and check-in requirements usually given to migrantsWashington Free Beacon
Apr 21 2023
Biden Has Made Mexican Cartels ‘Very Wealthy,’ Border State AG Says
Biden administration officials “want the cartels to maximize profits,” Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton contends.
President Joe Biden and Homeland Security Secretary Alejandro Mayorkas have created “opportunities for the cartels to expand their network, not just in Mexico or Central America, but across our country,” Paxton, a Republican, says.
Since Biden took office, moreThe Daily Signal