Category: Immigration News

Jan 21

Democrat Reject Trump Compromise

Democrats rejected President Trump’s proposed compromise to end the partial shutdown of the government. The president proposed $5.8 billion for a border wall–in exchange for extended legal residence for illegal aliens in the DACA category and for foreigners allowed to stay in the U.S. temporarily following disasters in their countries. Many in the latter category should have gone home already because the disasters that prompted them to leave are long over.

The Democrats said Trump’s proposal didn’t go far enough. We want want the people covered to have permanent residence and a path to citizenship. Many of the president’s supporters felt that the compromise went too far by offering extended residence for no more concessions than wall funding. 

Read more at chicagotribune.com 

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Jan 21

Caravan with some recently deported marches on, while yet another sets out

The Central American caravan that left Honduras on January 14, now some 2000 strong, continues its march–by bus and on foot–through southern Mexico.  The Mexican government appears resigned to their presence, offering them temporary asylum as long as they are “orderly.”  Among the throng, reporters have talked with various would-be returnees, who have already been …

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Jan 18

Wall Opponents Like Their Walls

Fox News host Tucker Carlson  noted that House Speaker Nancy Pelosi thinks a border wall is “immoral” even though she and other opponents of a border wall have walls around their personal properties. Said Carlson, “We contacted Speaker Pelosi to find out [if she thinks personal walls should come down]. She didn’t reply. Neither did the other Democrats we called. It turns out they have no plans to eliminate anyone else’s walls, and certainly not their own. They just don’t want a wall to protect America. They don’t think our country deserves that.”

Read more at foxnews.com

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Jan 18

Latest caravan now in Mexico

Most of the Honduran caravan of migrants, totaling 1800, have crossed into Mexico.  The new Mexican government has apparently adopted a policy of acquiescence, distributing identification armbands to each migrant and permitting peaceful entrance over the same bridge where last October’s caravan met (futile) resistance.             For more, see “New …

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Jan 17

New video: How many?

Congresswoman Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez  wants to abolish immigration and customs enforcement at a time when 150 million people want to immigrate to America.  Does Ms. Cortez think we should admit 150 million people?  And if not, how many should we admit?  Click on the image below to view our new video ad.    

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Jan 16

New Caravan Crosses into Guatemala

The new Honduran caravan has left Honduras and crossed into Guatemala, en route to the United States. President Trump has responded, via Twitter: “A big new Caravan is heading up to our Southern Border from Honduras. . . . Tell Nancy [Pelosi] and Chuck [Schumer] that a drone flying around will not stop them. Only …

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Jan 16

Brooks: Dems Promote Immigration for Power

Rep. Mo Brooks (R-AL) charged that the “Democrat strategy” is to import an underclass of foreign-born voters in order to enhance Democratic political power. He stated, “The Democrats have seen how [mass immigration] affects political power, regardless of [immigrants’] ability to support themselves in our country. Hopefully from [their] vantage point, [immigrants] will be dependent on welfare . . . as soon as they can be registered to vote, [which will turn them] into a dependable Democrat voter. And they hope to do the same thing they’ve done in California to the rest of the country. 

Read more at breitbart.com 

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Jan 15

Poll: Most See Crisis on Border

A  Quinnipiac University Poll found that 54 percent of Americans believe that illegal immigration and drug trafficking have created a “security crisis” on our southern border. 

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Jan 15

New Central American Caravan Sets Out for the U.S.

On Monday, January 14, between 600 and 800 Hondurans began yet another trek toward the United States. Expressing their hope that President Trump “won’t be so hard and will let us enter,” they set off on buses, leaving  what Reuters calls the “entrenched poverty and gangland violence” of their homeland. The news account notes, however, that …

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Jan 14

Brewer Calls for Wall

Former Arizona Governor Jan Brewer endorsed President Trump’s proposal for a border wall. She stated, “I often used to say, a country with a border secured is like a house without walls, it collapses. You have to have your houses protected or it will collapse. And if you don’t have a wall on the border, our country is going to collapse. It’s as simple as that. And it doesn’t seem to be something that’s very hard to understand. . . . The Democrats, the left-leaning liberal Democrats just want open borders. I think that’s very plain. “

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