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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)
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)
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 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
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
Apr 20 2023
Greene vs Green: silencing sparks round of GOP infighting
Comments from Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene (R-Ga.) this week again presented a challenge to GOP leadership after she was silenced Wednesday following an exchange with Homeland Security Secretary Alejandro Mayorkas whom she accused of being a liar.
Greene’s comments pushed Democrats on the House Homeland Security Committee to move to take down her words, a ruling that blocks a lawmakerThe Hill
May 15 2023
Aaron Judge’s shifting eyes were looking at ‘chirping’ Yankees before massive homer
TORONTO — Before turning heads with a 462-foot home run, it was Aaron Judge’s eyes that were drawing the attention from the Blue Jays’ broadcast, and later their clubhouse. During his at-bat in the eighth inning of the Yankees’ 7-4 win on Monday night, Judge could be seen quickly shifting his eyes towards the Yankees’ dugout on the first-base side of Rogers Centre before multiple pitches. TheNew York Post (News)
Mar 29 2023
Homeland security chief calls Ted Cruz’s comments “revolting” in heated border hearing
Republican U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz and U.S. Department of Homeland Security Secretary Alejandro Mayorkas exchanged heated barbs during Tuesday’s Senate Judiciary hearing over border issues, with each official referring to one another as “revolting.”
At the hearing, Mayorkas was grilled by Republicans — as he has been for the past year — over border issues including the increasing number ofThe Texas Tribune
Mar 17 2023
Border chief disputes DHS has ‘operational control’ of the entire US southern border
US Border Patrol Chief Raul Ortiz on Wednesday said the US does not have “operational control” of the southern border, contradicting a stance previously taken by Department of Homeland Security Secretary Alejandro Mayorkas.
Mayorkas has previously maintained in testimony before lawmakers that the department has operational control of the border, though he’s been more ambiguous inCNN (Online News)