Weekly Update by Mark Armstrong – 10 May 2019

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Greetings from Tyler,          If you planned to buy some cheap sporting goods gear or anything else made in China, you might want to hurry to the store.   Trade talks appear to have reached an impasse, … Read More

Border Patrol union chief blasts Congress over migrant caravans: ‘What are you doing about it?’

The massive migrant caravan said to be making its way toward the U.S.-Mexico border is a result of Congress “not acting and continuing to encourage illegal immigration”, according to a border agent and top union official. Hector Garza, the vice president of the … Read More

The U.S. Immigration System May Have Reached a Breaking Point

For years, there have been warnings that America’s immigration system was going to fail. That time may be now. Migrants in Matamoros, Mexico, line up for food donations last week as they waited to cross into Brownsville, Tex.CreditCreditIlana Panich-Linsman for … Read More

Trump isn’t the only one who wants to build a wall. These European nations already did

(Photo: Kim Hjelmgaard, USA TODAY) KUBEKHAZA, Hungary — As mayor of this Hungarian village where tens of thousands of migrants recently marched toward northern Europe, Robert Molnar has some sympathy for his country’s decision to build a fence on the border … Read More

Weekly Update by Mark Armstrong – 8 March 2019

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Greetings from Tyler, It is Friday afternoon and as we’ve learned, big news often drops sometime in the evening.   There will probably be something that should have been addressed in the update, but was intentionally kept until the evening … Read More

The U.S.-Mexico border is at a ‘breaking point’ as 76,000 migrants cross in a month. Here’s what you need to know

Moises Castillo, Associated Press Hundreds of Hondurans are blocked at the border crossing in Agua Caliente, Guatemala, Monday, Oct. 15, 2018. A caravan of Honduran migrants moved toward the country’s border with Guatemala in a desperate attempt to flee poverty … Read More

February had highest total of undocumented immigrants crossing U.S. border in 12 years

It is also the highest single month total since Trump was elected in November 2016. A Central American migrant who hopes to reach the United States, climbs the US-Mexico border fence in Playas de Tijuana, Baja California State, Mexico, on … Read More

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