Most illegal crossings in 12 years: Border Patrol took 851,000 into custody during fiscal 2019

Border Patrol agents working along the United States-Mexico border took into custody approximately 851,000 people in the U.S. government’s fiscal 2019, marking the highest number of arrests since 2007, according to federal data exclusively obtained by the Washington Examiner. But the 40,000 … Read More

Supreme Court allows Trump asylum restrictions to take effect, ending 9th Circuit injunctions

In a major win for the Trump administration, the Supreme Court issued an order late Wednesday ending all injunctions that had blocked the White House’s ban on asylum for anyone trying to enter the U.S. by traveling through a third country, such as Mexico, without … Read More

US expands powers to deport migrants without going to court

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Rights activists protesting against ICE near the organization’s headquarters in Washington DC last week – Reuters The US government is introducing a new fast-track deportation process that will bypass immigration courts. Under the new rules, migrants who cannot prove they … Read More

Weekly Update by Mark Armstrong – 28 June 2019

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Greetings from Tyler, The last bastion of freedom on earth is under a sustained attack from nearly every direction. It turns out that those who’ve benefited most from the free market and the opportunities they’ve been afforded are madder than … Read More

Immigration officials see drastic rise in number of African migrants arriving at US-Mexico border

SAN ANTONIO, Texas — Valerie and her son took a walk around this city’s downtown area on Monday after spending three months on a treacherous trek from Brazil, through Central America to Texas. Valerie, a Congolese woman, fled her war-torn country with her family and … Read More

Trump to Illegals: Don’t Get Comfy, You’re ‘Leaving Soon’

A day after unveiling the administration’s merit-based immigration reform proposal amid a national emergency on the southern border, President Donald Trump tweeted a warning for illegal immigrants: “do not make yourselves too comfortable, you will be leaving soon!” President Trump’s early Friday morning … Read More

The new head of ICE says US facing worst crisis on the southern border in ‘modern times’

WASHINGTON (SBG) – For the final six months of the Obama Administration, Mark Morgan was in charge of U.S. Border Patrol, but removed from office the day after President Trumpwas inaugurated. Recently named the new head of Immigration and Customs Enforcement, also … 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

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