More than 2,000 people in ICE custody quarantined for contagious diseases

WASHINGTON — More than 2,000 people in Immigration and Customs Enforcement custody are being quarantined amid an outbreak of mumps and other diseases. The numbers of immigrants in custody with a contagious diseases has spiked in the past year. For … Read More

As El Paso region sees surge in migrant crossings, nonprofit groups’ support services feel the strain

SUNLAND PARK, N.M. — The statue of Mount Cristo Rey standing over this small border community is the site of an annual pilgrimage near the Texas-New Mexico state lines, where tens of thousands gather each October to celebrate their Catholic … Read More

Rep. Andy Biggs: Pelosi throws political temper tantrum on Trump’s State of the Union speech

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., is throwing a political temper tantrum by urging President Trump not to deliver the State of the Union address in the House chamber as scheduled Tuesday. President Trump was right to send a letter to Pelosi on Wednesday … Read More

El Paso Is on Edge After a Child’s Death and the Release of Hundreds of Migrants

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A group of immigrants from Honduras wait for a bus to Dallas inside the Greyhound station in El Paso. Hundreds of asylum seekers have been released in the last few days.CreditCreditIvan Pierre Aguirre for The New York Times EL PASO … Read More

White House cheers House’s $5 billion border wall bill

The White House on Wednesday backed a House spending bill that includes $5 billion to build a border wall, saying it will pay for another 200 miles of physical barrier on the border with Mexico. “This funding is critical to the administration’s … Read More

California AG: ‘We will prosecute’ employers who cooperate with Federal Immigration Officials

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  AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez California Attorney General Xavier Becerra (D) says his office “will prosecute” employers who cooperate with federal immigration officials to deport criminal illegal aliens from the United States. In a press conference on Thursday, the pro-open … Read More

Police in Trump-supporting towns aid immigration officials in crackdown

BENSALEM, Pennsylvania (Reuters) – Dozens of police departments in the United States have been granted new powers, or are seeking them, to check the immigration status of people they arrest, aiding President Donald Trump’s broad crackdown on people living in … Read More

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