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Illegal Immigration Fell 67 Percent So Far Under Trump #BuildTheWall

Logan Churchwell, During Congressional testimony Tuesday, a former federal border commissioner claimed that illegal immigration across the Mexican border is progressively dropping each month since the inauguration of Donald Trump. David V. Aguilar, former U.S. Border Patrol and acting Customs and Border Protection commissioner, told the Senate Homeland Security Committee that March 2017 figures he

Enough With the ‘Vetting’

Bob Barr, Of the many words to describe Donald Trump, “measured” and “precise” are not among them. This, of course, is not necessarily a bad thing for a larger-than-life figure like Trump. His grandiose demeanor and over-the-top rhetoric is not only responsible for his celebrity status and immense wealth, but his political fortunes as well. 

U.S. Border Patrol Chief Resigns

Cortney O’Brien, U.S. Border Patrol chief Mark Morgan has resigned his post following President Trump’s executive orders on immigration, Fox News is reporting. On Wednesday, Trump took executive action to begin building a border wall and increase the number of ICE agents to speed deportation.  Before becoming border patrol chief in June, Morgan served 20 years at the FBI.

Mexico’s unfilled border tunnels a security risk

Mexico’s inability to fully seal up border tunnels dug by drug smugglers poses a security risk and is an “open invitation” for cartels to carve out new tunnels, according to officials in the United States. On the U.S. side, drug tunnels have been filled with concrete since 2007, after the Los Angeles Times reported that

Texas officials question DHS after agency quietly shuts down aerial surveillance program

Mary Lou Lang-Byrd, Lifezette Lawless Border: Obama Admin Abruptly Grounds Drones. Three top Texas government officials, including one Democrat, are questioning the Department of Homeland Security’s border security measures after a report showed the agency ended an aerial surveillance program on the Mexican border. Operation Phalanx, which was fully funded through 2017, was quietly shut down

Obama administration not taking border surge ‘seriously,’ lawmaker charges

The surge of unaccompanied children pouring across the Mexico border has spiked in recent months, putting the kids in danger and jeopardizing the safety of U.S. citizens, a powerful lawmaker told the Department of Homeland Security in a blistering letter earlier this week. The Obama administration is not taking the matter of “shocking” and “alarming”

Feds wrongly granted citizenship to hundreds facing deportation

More than 800 illegal immigrants from countries of concern who were set for deportation were mistakenly granted U.S. citizenship because the Department of Homeland Security didn’t have their fingerprints on file, according to an internal audit released Monday. The Homeland Security Department’s inspector general found the immigrants used different names or birthdates to apply for

Border Patrol Finds 37 Illegal Immigrants in House Featuring Shrine to ˜Goddess of Death’

CNS News U.S. Customs and Border Protection said yesterday that Border Patrol agents on Monday found “37 illegal immigrants” in a house in southern Texas that featured a shrine to “La Santa Muerte” or the “goddess of death.” “Border Patrol agents along with Texas Department of Public Safety troopers conducted a traffic stop on a known

Trump is the right candidate to tackle America’s drug problem

Dr. Manny Alvarez, America is in the midst of a drug and mental health epidemic. The crisis before us has spiraled completely out of control under the Obama administration, and the numbers are staggering. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), the rate of heroin-related overdose deaths nearly quadrupled between 2002 and