Democrats struggle to address rising border apprehensions and counter Trump on immigration

WASHINGTON — Democrats who have railed against President Donald Trump’s national emergency as a manufactured crisis are facing a political dilemma as border apprehensions have spiked and are on pace for the highest level since 2008. Since Trump took office, congressional … Read More

Border Agents Train in Virtual Ports of Entry

In his proposed 2020 budget, U.S. President Donald Trump asked Congress for $8.6 billion more for the construction of a border wall. With that in mind, Vice President Mike Pence visited an advanced Border Patrol Training Center in Harper’s Ferry, … Read More

Greyhound: US Can No Longer Drop Migrants Inside Stations

posted in: News, Refugee Crisis America

FILE – Volunteer Layal Rabat from the Phoenix Restoration Project brings water, food and diapers to Central-American women and their children dropped off at the Greyhound bus station in Phoenix, May 29, 2014. PHOENIX —  Greyhound Lines Inc. is no … Read More

German authorities have registered nearly 2000 crimes against refugees and asylum seekers in 2018

posted in: Germany, News

pixabay.com The number of attacks is lower than in 2016 and 2017, reported NOVA TV. The German authorities have registered nearly 2000 crimes against refugees and asylum seekers last year – from verbal harassment through property damage to personal injuries and murders. According to … Read More

Overwhelmed southern border now wrecking the legal immigration process

Democrats and even some dim Republicans can say there’s no emergency on the southern border, but that doesn’t lessen the unending flow of migrants showing up and straining our resources. You can’t have an unabated stream of people coming in … Read More

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

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

Record number of families, cold reality at border

In a dusty lot along the U.S.-Mexico border fence, a single Border Patrol agent was stuck with few options and falling temperatures. A group of 64 parents and children had waded through a shallow bend in the Rio Grande to … Read More

500 religious groups, leaders seek end to ‘Remain in Mexico’ policy

Demonstrators protest U.S. President Donald Trump’s national emergency declaration in El Paso, Texas, Feb. 23, 2019. (Credit: Jose Luis Gonzalez/Reuters via CNS.) WASHINGTON, D.C. – Calling the federal government’s migration protection protocols – also known as the “Remain in Mexico” … Read More

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