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Feb 02 2018
With the immigration debate coming to a head, several Right-leaning outlets are referencing a new report that claims that illegal immigrants commit crimes at twice the rate of native-born U.S. citizens, while many Left-leaning and libertarian outlets argue the numbers are taken out of context to prove a political point.Washington Examiner Reason Washington Post
Aug 07 2022
We would have loved the opportunity to have been a fly on the wall had New York City Mayor Eric Adams and Washington, D.C., Mayor Muriel Bowser accepted Gov. Greg Abbott’s offer to visit Texas for a firsthand view of border problems.
Abbott’s invitation went out this week shortly after Adams and Bowser publicly asked the Biden administration for help with a surge of asylum-seekingThe Dallas Morning News
Nov 02 2018
President Trump's new midterms ad on immigration sparked controversy this week over allegations of racism, with many pointing out it incorrectly blames Democrats for allowing Luis Bracamontes, an undocumented immigrant who was eventually convicted of murdering two sheriff's deputies, back into the country. He was readmitted to the U.S. while President George W. Bush was in office. Some haveCNN (Online News) The Hill Washington Examiner
Jul 25 2022
The Biden administration wants to provide temporary identification cards to illegal immigrants who are awaiting final decisions on their cases, Axios reported.
Officials are considering a pilot program that would help immigrants access housing, health care, transportation and other benefits, two government sources told Axios.
The program also would encourage more frequentNewsmax (News)
Aug 08 2022
The American Civil Liberties Union is ramping up its battle against Texas Gov. Greg Abbott‘s border security push, filing a new complaint Monday with Homeland Security urging the department to limit how Border Patrol agents are able to work with Texas authorities.
Mr. Abbott last month ordered Texas’ Department of Public Safety and the National Guard to begin arresting and transportingWashington Times
Jun 19 2019
Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-NY) said during an Instagram Live session on Monday night that "the U.S. is running concentration camps on our southern border, and that is exactly what they are." The comments were quickly denounced by conservatives, who said the comparison is insensitive and demeaning to Holocaust victims. Immigration and Customs Enforcement director Mark Morgan, the JewishMother Jones The Hill The Daily Caller
Aug 06 2022
China said Friday that it will stop accepting deportees from the U.S. as part of its retaliation for House Speaker Nancy Pelosi‘s visit this week to Taiwan.
The move was among nine steps announced by China‘s Foreign Affairs Ministry, along with ending cooperation on transnational crime and drugs, and halting talks on climate change.
It also raises the stakes for the BidenWashington Times
Mar 24 2021
Democrats and Republicans are pointing fingers over an increase in illegal immigration at the southern border, and notably an increase in children traveling alone.
While Democrats argue the surge began before President Joe Biden took office, Republicans argue Biden’s welcoming policies are to blame. A rise in border apprehensions did begin prior to the election under then-PresidentFactCheck.org
Jul 28 2022
Washington, D.C., mayor Muriel Bowser has asked that the D.C. National Guard be activated indefinitely to help the district respond to an influx of illegal immigrants arriving by bus, according to a report.National Review
Jul 18 2022
Today is Monday, the 46th anniversary of Nadia Comaneci becoming the first Olympic gymnast to score a perfect 10.
Here are some other news items.
— U.S. appeals court strikes down as unconstitutional a law against encouraging noncitizens to enter the United States illegally.
— Louisiana abortion ban remains on hold as judge seeks further argument on its constitutionalityThe Daily Record