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Jul 24

Senators Propose “Operation Safe Return”

A group of nine U.S. senators (three of them Democrats) have proposed to President Trump that he implement a new policy they call “Operation Safe Return,” which would expedite the return of asylum-seeking families quickly determined not to qualify for asylum in the U.S. In a letter to the president dated July 17, the senators …

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Jul 23

Is Guatemala a New “Safe Third Country”?

We asked the question in the title on July 13.  Now we know the answer. No. President Jimmy Morales of Guatemala today told President Trump he cannot go along with what had been announced as a virtual fait accompli: that Guatemala would consent to the “safe third country” designation, thus providing an alternative to the U.S. …

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Jul 22

Trump Announces New Policy of Expedited Deportation

The Trump administration today announced changes to its policy of the “expedited deportation” of  illegal aliens. Currently, an illegal can be immediately deported, without judicial review (1) if  he is apprehended within 100 miles of the border,  (2) if he arrived here by land, and (3) if he has been in this country no longer …

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Jul 21

African Illegals Keep Coming. What Are They Bringing with Them?

The U.S. Border Patrol issued the following press release on Friday, July 19: Del Rio Border Patrol Sector African Arrests top 1,100 July 19, 2019 Immigrants are from 19 African Countries DEL RIO, Texas – U.S. Border Patrol agents assigned to the Del Rio Sector have arrested over 1,100 people from countries in Africa since May 30. “The apprehension of …

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Jul 20

Migrants Testing Border Defenses

In the past few weeks on a number of occasions, large groups of migrants along our southern border have attempted to rush the border and overwhelm border guards. So far, the attempts have been thwarted by the CBP, but not without effort. On Wednesday, July 3, Border Patrol officers temporarily closed  the Hidalgo International Bridge at …

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Jul 19

L.A. Sheriff’s Department Infiltrated by Gangs

For decades, Latin American countries have had to deal with the problem of gangs or militias being active within their own police departments.  The city of Los Angeles, California, is 47.5 percent Latino. The Los Angeles County Sheriff’s department employs 10,000 officers,  and 45 percent of them are Latino, closely corresponding to the city’s overall demographics. …

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Jul 18

John Tanton, Immigration Reform Pioneer, Passes Away

We are sorry to learn of the  passing of John Tanton, a pioneer in the area of immigration control and a man who foresaw early on the need for serious immigration policy changes in the U.S. His death, at the age of 85, came Tuesday at his home in Petoskey, Michigan. Daniel Stein, president of …

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Jul 17

Ilhan Omar: “A Warning to the Rest of Us”

The twitterverse is still alive with furious buzz about President Trump’s tweets the other day suggesting that (unnamed) persons not happy with life in America should go back where they came from.  A few days before that tweetstorm, we told you about Fox News commentator Tucker Carlson’s comments regarding one of the persons Trump was …

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Jul 16

Hollowing Out the American Middle Class

We told you back on July 11 about “Fairness for High-Skilled Immigrants Act,” which was passed by the House on July 10 (as H.R.1044).  Mitch McConnell has yet to decide whether to put its companion bill, S.386, to a vote in the Senate. On the night of July 11, the hosts of the Breitbart News Tonight radio program …

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Jul 15

What If Trump Deliberately Healed the Rift?

We reported yesterday about President Trump’s tweets suggesting to AOC (presumably) and her cohort “squad” (again, presumably) that if they don’t like America, they should go back to the “totally broken and crime-infested places from which they came.” Since that tweetstorm, the Twittersphere has been exploding with hysterical shrieks of fury and despair, demands for …

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