Category: Immigration News

Nov 12

Trump Changes Asylum Rules

President Trump issued a temporary order requiring asylum applicants to apply for asylum at U.S. ports of entry. Under the order they will not be able to apply after illegally crossing the border outside the ports. The purpose of the order is to asylum requests in an orderly fashion and discourage bogus applications. One likely outcome will be slowing the migrant caravan in Mexico now moving toward the U.S. border. 

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Nov 12

Central American caravan on November 12

The majority of the original caravan spent the night in the city of Irapuato, in a camp set up around a family center and small sports complex.  They had earlier made the 62-mile trip to Irapuato from Queretaro, which reported that 6,531 migrants had passed through between Friday and Saturday. This number suggests the caravan had grown …

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Nov 11

Central American caravan on November 11

On the move again, the majority of the original caravan was set to leave Queretaro  this morning and head to Irapuato, about 62 miles to the west.  Irapuato–around 1500 miles from San Diego –is on the Viacrucis route that we told you about yesterday. Mexican news outlets are also reporting that two of the remaining caravans …

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Nov 10

Central American caravan on November 10

As reported here yesterday, the original caravan  was expected to leave Mexico City Friday morning and head northwest toward the U.S. border, stopping first in the city of Queretaro, 120 miles away. According to the Al Jazeera  website, only a portion of the approximately 5000 migrants actually left on Friday. The remaining thousands chose to …

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Nov 09

Central American caravan on November 9 (Update)

USA Today is reporting today that the migrant caravan that had been holed up in the sports stadium in Mexico City for the past few days has now left the capital. Their immediate goal is said to be Querétaro, a town about 120 miles to the northwest.  This comes after another failure to arrange free bus …

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Nov 09

Most Migrants Don’t Qualify for Asylum

Data from the Department of Homeland Security show that less than 10 percent of migrants claiming asylum and have a legitimate basis for that claim. In fiscal year 2018, almost 90 percent of Central American migrants asked for asylum when they arrived at the U.S. border. Only nine percent of those claims were deemed legitimate. 

Read more at breitbart.com 

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Nov 09

Central American caravan on November 9

The original caravan–and the only one the major news outlets even mention anymore–is, by all accounts, still holed up in Mexico City, awaiting either additional migrants from the south, a decision on which direction to head, or. . . ? Left-leaning news sites this morning are filled with such headlines as “Fox News barely mentions …

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Nov 08

Central American caravans on November 8

The original caravan is still reportedly in Mexico City, with members of the follow-on caravans en route to join them. Final destinations remain unclear, though the U.S. has begun to fortify certain ports of entry, eg, Nogales, Arizona.

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Nov 07

Immigration Won’t Save Retirement

An article in American Thinker rebuts the idea that mass immigration can save retirement benefits for older Americans. The article notes that immigrants can make a contribution because they generally take more in public benefits than they pay in taxes. The article advocates technological development to make the economy more productive in order to fund retirement benefits.

Read more at americanthinker.com  

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Nov 07

Central American caravan on November 7

The original and largest caravan is regrouping itself (to perhaps reach 6000 or more persons) in Mexico City, which is providing space at the Jesus Martinez sports complex. Leaders have not announced the group’s ultimate destination, which could be any U.S. port of entry along the nearly 2000-mile border.  

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