Trump administration starts returning migrants deep into Mexico to combat border crisis

The Trump administration has started returning Mexican migrants deep into the country’s interior as part of an expanding effort to deter illegal immigration and combat the ongoing crisis at the border. The Department of Homeland Security started running flights from Tucson, Ariz., … Read More

Judge refuses to second-guess family separations at border

FILE – In this July 16, 2019, file photo, people wait to apply for asylum in the United States along the border in Tijuana, Mexico. A federal judge rules that the Trump administration is operating within its authority when separating … Read More

ICE deported 267,000 illegal aliens in 2019, including gang members and terrorists

The U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement Agency (ICE) released its 2019 enforcement and removal operations report last week, providing a breakdown of the more than a quarter-million illegal aliens removed throughout the year. Some 267,258 illegal aliens were removed from the U.S. in … Read More

US immigration: Mexican asylum seekers could be deported to Guatemala

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The plan is part of the Trump administration’s efforts to curb the flow of migrants. – Reuters Mexicans seeking asylum in the US could be sent to Guatemala as part of a deal signed by the Trump administration with the … Read More

Arizona Republicans Push Bill Permitting Private Border Wall Construction

More than a dozen Arizona House Republicans introduced a bill on Thursday that would allow private entities to build walls along the U.S.-Mexico border without obtaining the requisite construction permits. The proposal follows a June pledge from State Representative Warren … Read More

“Remain in Mexico” policy: Migrant crisis continues at southern border

The U.S. policy implemented in January 2019, means asylum seekers arriving at ports of entry on the U.S.-Mexico border will be returned to Mexico to wait for the duration of their U.S. immigration proceedings, leaving hundreds of migrants detained along … Read More

Yuma, Arizona ends state of emergency as migrant crisis diminishes

The mayor of the border city of Yuma, Arizona has withdrawn his city’s state of emergency that was declared in response to this year’s migrant crisis at the southern border — saying that the crisis has diminished in recent months. “I am grateful to be able … Read More

Meanwhile, on the southern border …

President Trump recently announced that his son-in-law and senior adviser, Jared Kushner, will be taking care of the project to expand the nation’s border wall blocking illegal immigration from the South. Kushner holds biweekly meetings and “questions an array of … Read More

Few Asylum-Seekers Winning Cases Under ‘Remain In Mexico’ Program

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Migrants applying for asylum in the United States go through a processing area at a new tent courtroom at the Migration Protection Protocols Immigration Hearing Facility in Laredo, Texas, in September. –Eric Gay/AP It was never easy for migrants to … Read More

Arrests for US-Mexico Border Crossings Plummet a Record 75% Over 6 Months

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Arrests of migrants for illegal southern border crossings have fallen a whopping 75% since May in a sign that President Donald Trump’s hard-line policies are paying off with one of the most dramatic drop-offs in history. “This is a direct result due … Read More

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