Tag: Migrant

Researchers: 103,000 Migrant Women Will Be Sexually Assaulted on Way to U.S. This Year

Crime data shows that roughly 2,600 migrants will be murdered and roughly 103,000 will be raped or assaulted during their 2019 migration to the United States, says an estimate prepared by Steven Kopits, president of Princeton Policy Advisors. “We estimate 80,000 migrant women were raped or coerced into sex during 2018, rising to 103,000 on higher migrant numbers in […]

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Establishment Media Admit Border Crisis

Media outlets are finally admitting the rapidly growing rush of migrants across the Mexico border. “For the fourth time in five months, the number of migrant families crossing the southwest border has broken records, border enforcement authorities said Tuesday, warning that government facilities are full and agents are overwhelmed,” the New York Times said. It […]

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Washington Post: Border Rush May Hit 100,000 Migrants in March

The cross-border migrant inflow may reach 100,000 people in March, according to the Washington Post. “The number of migrants taken into custody last year jumped 39 percent from February to March, and a similar increase this month would push levels to 100,000 detentions or more,” the Washington Post reported March 4. The paper continued: U.S. court restrictions […]

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Wall Street Journal: Wages, Productivity Jump in Donald Trump’s ‘Hire American’ Economy

President Donald Trump’s “Hire American” economic policy is forcing companies to pay higher wages and also buy the labor-saving machinery which allows Americans to produce more value in less time. Trump’s “Hire American” success-on-success was spotlighted March 1 by the Wall Street Journal: Surging demand for its products has sent Republic Wire Inc. on a hiring […]

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More GOP Senators Plan to Vote Against Trump’s Border-Wall Emergency

Sen. Rand Paul has joined the list of GOP Senators who are abandoning Majority Leader Mitch McConnell’s pledge to support the border emergency declaration by President Donald Trump. “I can’t vote to give the president the power to spend money that hasn’t been appropriated by Congress,” Paul told a home-state audience at Western Kentucky University’s Augenstein Alumni Center on […]

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George W. Bush Center Slams Trump’s Plan to Boost Jobs for U.S. Graduates

President George W. Bush’s presidential center and other business groups are denouncing a pending regulation by President Donald Trump that would open tens of thousands of U.S. jobs to young American graduates. Trump’s reform will hurt “employers that have benefited … for the last few years,” complained Laura Collins, the director of the economic growth program at the George […]

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GOP Establishment Squirms After Trump’s Emergency Declaration

The GOP’s business-first wing is complaining about President Donald Trump’s national emergency declaration, despite the agreement by Majority Leader Mitch McConnell to support it. The pushback began immediately after Trump announced that he would sign the flawed 2019 border security budget because he got McConnell’s agreement to support the emergency declaration. The budget — which was […]

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Hill Leaders Try to Rush 1,159-Page Spending Bill Through Congress in 18 Hours

GOP staffers and activists are rushing to find the political landmines buried by Democrat and Republican legislators in the seven-agency, $328 billion, 1,159-page 2019 spending bill before the House and Senate vote on the bill by the end of Thursday. One draft of the legislation was released late Wednesday night, and a second draft appeared Thursday […]

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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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Democrats Use Border Wall Talks to Expand ‘Catch and Release’ Policies

Democratic legislators are using the border wall negotiations to reopen the catch-and-release loopholes which have been narrowed by President Donald Trump’s appointees. A top Democratic target is the package of asylum reforms set by former Attorney General Jeff Sessions. Those reforms ended President Barack Obama’s policy of offering asylum and citizenship to Central Americans who claimed they were being […]

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Ocasio-Cortez: U.S. Is ‘Native Land’ for All Latinos

All Latinos have a race-based right to migrate to the United States, Democratic Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez said Thursday. “We have to have … respect for the right of human mobility,” Ocasio-Cortez told a press conference on Capitol Hill. She continued, “It is a right. We are standing on native land, and Latino people are descendants […]

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Zuckerberg’s Lobbyist: ‘100 Percent’ Trump’s Base Will Back Amnesty

Mark Zuckerberg’s immigration lobbyist says President Donald Trump’s 2016 voters will stick with him “100 percent” in 2020 if he signs amnesty legislation backed by the Koch business group. “Polling and common sense dictates this to be true,” said a tweet from Todd Schulte, director of the FWD.US lobbying group, which is trying to preserve […]

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Starbucks’ Howard Schultz: America Exists for Immigrants, Not Americans

Starbucks investor Howard Schultz wants to get elected president and to amnesty at least 11 million illegal migrants in the United States. But his justification for the amnesty includes no rules or principles that would prevent his huge amnesty from expanding into an open-borders policy which would benefit investors at the expense of white-collar and blue-collar […]

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Grassroots Immigration Group: Amnesty Is Worse than No Wall

President Donald Trump should not offer a combined “DACA-Dreamer” amnesty to win “one-tenth of a border fence,” says William Gheen, founder of the grassroots Americans for Legal Immigration PAC group. “Every single amnesty bill we’ve seen for 15 years has been filled with all sorts of restrictions and enforcement promises designed to garner votes in […]

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Pence: Donald Trump’s Work Permit Amnesty-for-Wall Offer Open to More Negotiations

Democratic legislators seem likely to reject President Donald Trump’s latest concession on the border wall talks, but Vice-President Mike Pence suggested more compromises are possible. Mike Wallace at Fox News Sunday asked Vice President Mike Pence: “When you say [you will] work together [with Democrats], does that mean that you are willing to negotiate from […]

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Democrats Dismiss Trump’s Political Concession, Demand More

Democrats immediately rejected President Donald Trump’s offer of a work-permit amnesty for one million registered migrants in exchange for 230 miles of new border wall. The rejection came even though Trump’s offer angered his base by trading a DACA temporary amnesty for a wall. Also, Trump did not ask for the reform of the many […]

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Pelosi’s Border Policy: More Guards at the Front Door, Open Back Door

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi is trying to drain political support and funding from the planned border wall by repeatedly urging more federal spending to improve the official gateways through the border. “If you want infrastructure, we need more infrastructure at the Ports of Entry,” she told reporters January 3.  She continued: If you want to detect […]

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‘Betrayal’: College-Grad Voters Slam Trump’s Support for H-1B Outsourcing Program

President Donald Trump’s tweeted support for foreign H-1B outsourcing workers is a betrayal of his American supporters, say U.S. college graduates who are losing jobs to a huge wave of cheap visa-workers. “After I got up from the floor. I felt so sick, it was like somebody died,” said Dawn Casey, one of the leaders at Protect U.S. Workers group […]

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WashPost: Another Honduran Caravan Starts Next Week

Hondurans who want to escape poverty and corruption are launching another caravan of migrants towards the Californian border, according to the Washington Post. The caravan report says: In much the way last year’s Central American caravan originated, a flier is circulating on Honduran social media. “We’re looking for refuge,” it says. “In Honduras, we are being killed.” It advertises […]

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Nancy Pelosi Pushes ‘Technological Wall’ Instead of a Fence

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi is reviving the establishment’s “virtual wall” policy on the southern border to soften her uncompromising opposition to President Donald Trump’s push for a real fence on the border. “What the President is proposing is not the best way to protect our borders … We all support border security, and there is a better way […]

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Democrats Pocket Trump Concessions in Border Wall Talks

Democrats have grabbed several concessions from President Donald Trump in the border wall talks, but continue to claim that economic migrants from Central America should be welcomed as refugees who deserve humanitarian aid from taxpayers. The Trump concessions include a quiet Christmas request for $2.5 billion instead of the current request $5.7 billion for wall construction […]

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Spanish Police Search for Migrant in Connection with Christmas Terror Threat

Authorities in Barcelona have been placed on high alert after receiving information on a potential planned terror attack and began a search for a Moroccan migrant believed to be connected to the threat. The initial terror warning was made public by the U.S. State Department which wrote on social media, “Spain: Exercise heightened caution around areas of […]

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