Category: Immigration News

Nov 21

Billionaires Demand Amnesty

Organizations backed by the billionaire Koch brothers are demanding that the lame-duck Congress pass amnesty for as many as 3.5 million illegal aliens in the DACA category. The Koch brothers are libertarians who favor mass immigration as a means of providing cheap labor to businesses. 

Read more at breitbart.com

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Nov 20

Judge Blocks Trump Asylum Rule

A U.S. District Court Judge has blocked President Trump policy of denying asylum to people who illegally cross the U.S. border between ports of entry. To apply they must go those ports.

Spokesmen for the Department of Homeland Security and the Justice Department denounced the ruling. They stated,  “Our asylum system is broken, and it is being abused by tens of millions of meritless claims every year. . . . It is absurd that a set pf advocacy groups can be found to have standing to sue to stop the entire federal government from acting so that illegal aliens can receive a government benefit to which they are not entitled.”

Read more at cnn.com  

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Nov 19

Mexicans Protest Caravan

Mexicans in Tijuana continue to protest the arrival of caravan migrants in their city. One stated,  “They entered the country violently, they are demanding services.  .  .  . The United States already said they can’t come, so what’s going to happen?” A large number anti-caravan protesters marched through the streets chanting, “Out of Tijuana” and “Mexico has its own problems.” Many sang the Mexican national anthem.  

The Guardian, a left-wing U.K. newspaper, labeled the protesters “racists,” even though they and the caravan people are of the same racial background.   

Read more at theguardian.com

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Nov 16

Migrants Admit Real Motive

Members of the migrant caravan seeking to enter the United States admit that they do not qualify for asylum–the alleged reason for their coming. In interviews with The New York Times and the Guardian, migrants have revealed that their real reason is to improve their economic circumstances. 

Read more at breitbart.com

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Nov 16

Central American caravans on November 16

After more than a month on the road, traveling by foot, bus, car, truck, and every other means of conveyance, the  5000-odd mostly Honduran caravan has reached  its destination. Eight hundred migrants arrived at dawn yesterday, joining more than 750 already in place, and the remainder are expected today. Residents of the city in which …

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Nov 15

Central American caravans on November 15

While  the largest portion of the now more than 12,000 Central American migrants in Mexico are still much further south., the news media is filled this morning with announcements that many of the caravan have already arrived in Tijuana.  Fox News is reporting that “nine buses trucked 357 travelers” on Tuesday.  U.S. News and World …

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Nov 14

Lame-Duck May Push Amnesty

Democrats and cheap labor Republicans may push an amnesty for illegal aliens in the upcoming lame-duck session of Congress. One possible strategy may be to offer President Trump funding for a border wall in exchange for signing an amnesty bill for 3.5 million illegal aliens in the DACA category. Immigration reform advocates say this would be a bad deal because a wall alone would do little to stop illegal immigration, while amnesty would be a strong encouragement for more foreigners to come to this country illegally.

Outgoing House Speaker Paul Ryan (R-WI) may lead this effort. The billionaire Koch brothers are spending millions of dollars to support a DACA amnesty during the lame-duck session.

Read more at thenationalsentinel,com and breitbart.com   

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Nov 14

Central American caravan on November 14

Some hundreds of migrants have already reached Tijuana, but the bulk remain far to the south. After spending Monday night in Guadalajara, about 5000 migrants in the caravan left that Pacific coast city on buses provided by the Jalisco state government.  However, instead of transporting them all the way to the next Mexican state, Nayarit, …

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Nov 13

Millions Want to Move to U.S.

Gallup’s most recent global estimate found that “Three percent of the world’s adults — or nearly 160 million people — say they would like to move to the U.S. This includes 16 percent of adults from Honduras, Nicaragua, Guatemala, El Salvador, Panama and Costa Rica, which translates into nearly 5 million people.”

Read more at news.gallup.com

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Nov 13

Central American caravans on November 13

It’s becoming more difficult to fix the location of the (original) caravan. An article in the Wall Street Journal explains why: “Largest of Migrant Caravans Splits Into Smaller Groups.” In a process that had begun even before the group landed in Mexico City several days ago, the caravan had started to split as migrants, many …

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