Weekly Update by Mark Armstrong – 13 September

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Greetings from Tyler, Somebody wake us when the fight over Brexit has concluded.  It turns out that the British Parliament is going to fight the will of the population with every procedural stunt at its disposal.  The twists and turns … Read More

Germany Alarmed by Spike in Migrants Reaching Greece From Turkey

(Bloomberg) — German Chancellor Angela Merkel’s government is watching with alarm the growing number of migrants reaching the Greek islands from Turkey. The swell of asylum seekers crossing the western Aegean Sea is a sign of trouble in the arrangements … Read More

California Judges Gone Wild

Protecting cop killers, illegals and terrorists. On September 28 near Modesto, California, Dutch Hollow Farms will open a memorial for Ronil “Ron” Singh, the legal immigrant from Fiji who came to America to become a police officer. Singh’s wife and … Read More

Trump Administration Diverts $3.6 Billion From Military Projects To Border Wall

Workers break ground on new border wall construction about 20 miles west of Santa Teresa, N.M., last month. The Trump administration has started the arduous process of canceling $3.6 billion in military construction projects to fund its plans to build … Read More

CDC: Mumps Spread in US Migrant Detention Centers

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FILE – A photo of a unit of the Tacoma Northwest Detention Center in Tacoma, Wash. The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has confirmed nearly 900 cases of mumps among people at adult migration detention facilities across the United States in the last … Read More

Trump plans to ‘extract’ DNA from undocumented immigrants

Appeared in BioNews 1013 The US administration wants to allow Customs and Border Protection to collect genetic material from undocumented immigrants in government custody, according to a leaked draft policy. The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) told BuzzFeed News – who broke the story … Read More

Nearly 900,000 asylum seekers living in limbo in EU, figures show

Backlog of claims persists despite number of arrivals almost halving in two years.  A boy at an unofficial camp on the Greek island of Lesbos. Photograph: Aris Messinis/AFP/Getty Images Close to 900,000 asylum seekers in the EU are waiting to … Read More

DHS moves to end limits on detention of migrant families, close ‘loophole’

The Trump administration announced Wednesday it would move to scrap a major court agreement in order to allow for migrant families to be detained longer as their cases are being considered, instead of having to release them after 20 days. … Read More

On Immigration, the Democrats Are Playing Into Trump’s Hands

Rather than present tough choices and coherent ideas, they are mostly responding to his outrages with empty rhetoric. Asylum seekers waiting on the international bridge between Laredo, Tex., and Nuevo Laredo, Mexico.Credit CreditLuis Antonio Rojas for The New York Times … Read More

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