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Human traffickers telling migrants to get to U.S. before Trump sworn in

The foreign ministers of Mexico, El Salvador, Honduras and Guatemala met earlier this week in Guatemala City to discuss ways to protect tens of thousands of migrants who every year attempt to reach the border with the United States and enter illegally. But, they also warned, the U.S. should be ready for another surge in

Texas soccer coach, an undocumented immigrant, accused of abusing 8 players

A soccer coach in Texas was arrested after he was accused of sexually abused eight of his players — boys between 10 and 15. Police say more players are likely to come forward. Marcos Ramos, an undocumented immigrant living in Corsicana, Texas, is also is wanted in his native Guatemala for sexually assaulting children, police

How to Avoid Immigration, Terrorism and Health Care for 90 Minutes

Ann Coulter, At least we know Trump wasn’t lying when he said he didn’t practice for the debate. Based on the behavior of trained, professional journalists, I gather I’m not supposed to say what I really thought of the debate, but to cheer like a pom-pom girl for my candidate. But the truth is, I

Obama Expands Refugee Program for Central American Migrants

President Barack Obama announced an expansion of a refugee program for Central Americans fleeing violence in their home countries, the day after the Democratic National Convention featured an undocumented immigrant among its opening-night speakers. Some adults will be eligible to accompany minors under age 21 seeking refugee status from El Salvador, Guatemala and Honduras as

White House defends deportations after Democratic complaints

The White House on Friday defended its deportation policy after complaints from Democratic presidential candidates and congressional leaders that a sweep targeting Central American illegal immigrants is inhumane. Reuters reported on Thursday that U.S. immigration officials plan a month-long series of raids in May and June to deport hundreds of Central American mothers and children

U.S. plans new wave of immigrant deportation raids

U.S. immigration officials are planning a month-long series of raids in May and June to deport hundreds of Central American mothers and children found to have entered the country illegally, according to sources and an internal document seen by Reuters. The operation would likely be the largest deportation sweep targeting immigrant families by the administration

The cost of repatriation, Obama taking care of Amnesty-Seekers

  As we reel from the titanic $3.7 bill Barack Obama just dropped on us for taking care of the amnesty-seekers he invited across the border, it is not unreasonable to ask how much it would cost to send them all back home.  For some reason, Sarah Smith at Politico seems to think it’s a

Top General Says Mexico Border Security Now ˜Existential’ Threat to U.S.

Looking to Congress for urgent help. A top United States general in charge of protecting the southern border says he’s been unable to combat the steady flow of illegal drugs, weapons and people from Central America, and is looking to Congress for urgent help. Marine Corps Gen. John Kelly, commander of U.S. Southern Command, has asked

Bill O’Reilly Calls for the US Army to Patrol the Border Permanently [WATCH]

 America’s Border Patrol has been overwhelmed recently by a flood of illegal immigrants coming across our southern border, many of them from Central American countries, spurred on by rumors of amnesty and advertisements for food stamps, welfare, and healthcare. Texas has stepped up and initiated a “border surge” to secure their section of the border

Hispanics Sour on Obama as Young Illegals Surge Across Border

Michael Barone  What should Republican lawmakers do about immigration? That’s been a simmering source of controversy ever since George W. Bush’s push for so-called comprehensive immigration legislation, with legalization and enforcement provisions, in 2006. Most liberals and many economic conservatives argued that support for such legislation was a political imperative for Republicans. Otherwise, they would

Tide of Unaccompanied Toddlers Continues to Flood Across Border

 Tens of thousands of children and toddlers without parents or adult guardians are surging across the U.S.-Mexico border in the Rio Grande Valley of Texas. Approximately 174,000 illegal immigrants, including 52,000 children, have been arrested crossing the border since October 1, according to statistics posted by the Daily Mail. Most are from Honduras, El Salvador