Tag: Border Patrol

Fact-Check: Former Immigration Judge Debunks 5 Claims in Democrats’ Border Wall Lawsuit

Art Arthur, a resident fellow at the Center for Immigration Studies (CIS) and former immigration judge, referred to a federal lawsuit filed against President Donald Trump by California and 14 other states over the president’s declaration of a national emergency and plans to redirect federal funds for border wall construction as “political theater.” Arthur offered his remarks […]

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Border Security Bill Provides Aid, Buses, Legal Shields to Migrants

Democrat legislators added numerous aid and welfare programs in the 2019 spending bill to support the growing wave of economic migrants, even as they agreed to provide $1,375 billion for construction of a border wall. The border spending bill for the Department of Homeland Security offers “$192,700,000 for improved medical care, transportation, and consumables to […]

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President Donald Trump: I Will Never Abolish ICE

President Donald Trump bashed the “radical left” for calls to abolish ICE at Monday night’s MAGA rally in El Paso, Texas, promising, “I will never abolish…ICE.” The president pointed to calls from the radical left to abolish U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE). “Slashing ICE detention is the first step of many for the far […]

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Ranchers Invite Pelosi to Border: Come See Why Your Fence Is Trash

Arizona ranchers living along the U.S.-Mexico border are again inviting House Majority Leader Nancy Pelosi — including airfare and accommodation — to visit their locales to see firsthand what they describe as an “insecure” southern border. Chris Burgard introduces the video invitation, saying, “Right now, Americans have a greater chance of dying from an opioid overdose […]

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Photos: Donald Trump Tours Texas Southern Border with Law Enforcement

President Donald Trump met with border law enforcement officials on Thursday, calling attention to the importance of building a physical barrier on the Southern Border. The president traveled with Texas Senators Ted Cruz and John Cornyn to McAllen, Texas. President Donald Trump tours the U.S. border with Mexico at the Rio Grande on the southern […]

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WATCH LIVE: President Donald Trump Holds Border Roundtable in Texas

President Donald Trump is participating in an immigration and border security roundtable near the Texas border Thursday. The president arrived in McAllen, Texas, Thursday afternoon. He is scheduled to visit the McAllen U.S. Border Patrol station. There he will participate in the roundtable on immigration and border security according to the White House. The federal […]

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Encarcelado. Violado. Deportado. Robado.

Este artículo se produjo en colaboración con el Pulitzer Center. Read in English Mientras las tormentaseléctricas azotaban la pradera en el este de Montana poco después de las sietede la mañana del 2 de agosto de 2017, Audemio Orózco Ramirez ya había estado despiertoy conduciendo hacia el sur por un […]

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Jailed, Raped, Deported, Robbed

This story was produced in partnership with the Pulitzer Center. Leer en español By the time thunderstorms hit the eastern Montana prairie just after seven on the morning of August 2, 2017, Audemio Orózco Ramirez had been up and driving south for a couple of hours. He was making the […]

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Democrat Reps., Lawyers Escort Caravan Migrants Across the Border

Two Democratic legislators and immigration lawyers escorted a group of Central American caravan migrants in Tijuana past U.S. guards and through border gates on Monday evening. The group of favored migrants at the Otay Mesa port of entry included Maria Meza, the Central American woman who was photographed when she brought her two children right up to […]

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Mark Krikorian: Democrats Try to Use Dead Child as ‘Martyr for Open Borders’

President Donald Trump and Homeland Security Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen must wrap the blame for the dehydration death of a seven-year-old migrant child around the necks of her father, Ninth Circuit judges, and open-border progressives, says Mark Krikorian, director of the Center for Immigration Studies. Democrats “are trying to turn this poor little girl into a martyr for […]

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UC Berkeley Student Government Votes to Fund Migrant Caravan

The University of California Berkeley student government voted to financially fund the migrant caravan in a resolution passed by the student senate on Wednesday night. The Associated Students of the University of California (ASUC) voted for “financially contributing to [migrants’] legal fees and health services” by immediately allocating $1,500 to the student organization Central Americans For Empowerment (CAFE). […]

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Trump Pushes for Only One Fifth of Border Wall Funding

President Trump is pushing the Republican-controlled Congress to approve only a fifth of the money needed to build his $25 billion border wall, all of which is currently tied to a slew of open borders provisions. In an interview with Politico, Trump said he would be “willing” to shut down the federal government if a […]

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Migrant Caravan Leaders Hold Presser, Demand U.S. Speed Up Asylum Process

Central American migrants in the caravan held a press conference in Tijuana, Mexico, on Tuesday and demanded that the United States speed up its asylum process to allow more migrants into the country. Migrants who have spoken to establishment media outlets in recent months have cited economic reasons for coming to the United States. Economic […]

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Border Patrol Official: Caravan Migrants Pushed Women and Children to Front of Clash While Assaulting Officers

Forty-two caravan migrants broke into the United and were arrested on Sunday, while organizers pushed women and children to the front of the melee, a top border patrol agent told CNN. “Forty-two [caravan migrants] crossed the border and were arrested … there were numerous people that actually made it across the border,” said Rodney Scott, Chief Patrol Agent for […]

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Exclusive — House Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy Introducing Bill to Fully Fund Border Wall, Making Midterm Immigration Referendum

House Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy will introduce a bill this week that will fully fund President Donald Trump’s planned wall along the U.S. border with Mexico, thereby setting the midterm elections up as a referendum on immigration policy, Breitbart News has learned exclusively. Outgoing Speaker Paul Ryan hinted at a post-election border wall funding fight […]

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Watch–Trump: ‘Tidal Wave’ of Illegal Immigration, Crime Coming If Democrats Win Midterms

President Trump says a “tidal wave” of crime, illegal immigration, and drugs would flood into the United States if a plan by Senate Democrats is ever implemented. During a campaign rally for Kansas gubernatorial candidate Kris Kobach in Topeka, Kansas, Trump called out Sen. Dianne Feinstein’s (D-CA) plan for open borders that every Senate Democrat […]

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Border Patrol Chief: I Need More Agents, Technology, and Wall – Separating Families Is Tough, But There Have To Be Consequences

During an interview broadcast on Saturday’s edition of the Fox News Channel’s “Fox & Friends,” Border Patrol Chief Carla Provost stated she needs more agents, technology, and “more wall.” She also said that she has had to separate parents from their kids, and that while it isn’t easy, “when you violate the law…there needs to […]

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Watch–Trump: ‘Catch and Release’ Illegal Aliens Need to ‘Get the Hell Out,’ ‘This is Our Country’

During a rally in Pennsylvania for populist conservative Senate candidate, Rep. Lou Barletta (R-PA), President Trump said illegal aliens caught at the southern border and then released into the interior of the United States need to “get the hell out.” At the Pennsylvania rally, Trump went on the warpath against the country’s immigration laws, whereby […]

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Democrat Compares Border Patrol to Nazis at Auschwitz — Using 2014 Photos

Rep. Jackie Speier (D-CA) took to Twitter on Thursday and compared U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) agents to Nazis at Auschwitz — using photographs from 2014. “CBP takes away rosaries, shoes, wallets, and toothbrushes from detained immigrants; what they call ‘non-essential’ personal property. The images in these photos shockingly resemble the shoes collected from […]

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Facebook Allows ‘Fake News’ Photo to Raise $18 Million for Border Cause

Facebook says it is in the midst of a fight against “fake news” on its platform, but has allowed activists to raise nearly $20 million for migrants using a photo that is incorrectly said to show a daughter being separated from her mother. The fundraiser, “Reunite an immigrant parent with their child,” asks Facebook users […]

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5 Charged In ‘Smuggling Scheme’ After SUV Crash Involving Border Patrol Leaves Immigrants Dead

DALLAS (CBS News/AP) — Authorities say five people have been charged in a “smuggling scheme” following the fatal crash of an SUV that was fleeing Border Patrol agents and sheriff’s deputies in South Texas. Federal prosecutors announced the charges Tuesday in connection to the Sunday crash that killed at least five people. They identified those charged as 20-year-old Jorge Luis […]

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