Tag: migration

Democrats Slam Trump’s Border Wall Request Despite Rising Migration

President Donald Trump’s $8.6 billion request for border-wall construction in 2020 should be denied, and the funds should be redirected to schools and “rebuilding America,” say top Democratic leaders. The Democrats’ statement comes one week after a top security official said the cross-border flow of job-seeking migrants threatens to reach 900,000 in 2019. “Our country faces […]

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The US requires visas for some EU citizens, so now all US citizens visiting the EU will need visas, too

Many countries around the world have a policy of reciprocal border treatment — I once traveled to Uganda and the visa payment demanded at the border varied on your citizenship, based on what your country charged Ugandans to travel there; likewise, after the US started fingerprinting visitors, Brazil starting fingerprinting Americans (and only Americans!) […]

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DHS Nielsen: ‘Open Borders Have Failed the American People’

Homeland security chief Kirstjen Nielsen suggested Congress has imposed a policy of open borders on the United States, amid predictions that 900,000 migrants will walk through border loopholes into jobs and communities this year. “The truth is that the politics and policies of open borders have failed the American people,” Nielsen tweeted after enduring a hearing […]

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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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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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New York Times: Trump’s Border Reforms Are Working

A New York Times‘ article on the migrant caravans shows President Donald Trump’s border security reforms are successfully curbing the northward flow of migrants. One-third of the 6,000 migrants who reached the border just in the November caravan have given up their effort to cross the border, the Times says: “Data from Mexican officials suggested […]

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Washington Post: Democrats Hid Their Border Security Wins from Trump

Democratic leaders directed their deputies on the 2019 border security panel to hide their negotiating victories from President Donald Trump, according to the Washington Post. The Post reported on the border deal: Democrats, privately, were amused but made a conscious decision not to gloat — concerned that if they celebrated what they considered a victory Thursday they might […]

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Jessica Vaughan: Border Bill ‘Will Make the Border Crisis Worse’

Jessica Vaughan, director of policy studies at the Center for Immigration Studies, said the proposed spending bill presented to President Donald Trump “will make the border crisis worse” if signed into law. Vaughan joined Thursday’s edition of SiriusXM’s Breitbart News Tonight for an interview with hosts Rebecca Mansour and Joel Pollak. LISTEN:Mansour invited Vaughan’s assessment […]

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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 Demand: Freeze ICE, Shrink Deportations of Economic Migrants

Democrats are using the 2019 budget debate to block the deportations of economic migrants who get past border guards while allowing the deportations of some dangerous criminals. The goal was sketched in a statement from Democratic Rep. Lucille Roybal-Allard, who is part of the 17-member committee now trying to draft a 2019 budget for the Department of Homeland […]

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Democrats Push for Hidden Deportation Freeze in Border Wall Talks

Congressional talks over border security and the wall have stalled because Democrats are trying to sharply limit the deportation of economic migrants. President Donald Trump posted a tweet on Sunday about the partisan divide over deportation rules which have split the 17 legislators drafting the 2019 budget for the Department of Homeland Security: I don’t think […]

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Trump’s properties routinely employed (and abused) undocumented Latinx workers, including dozens from a single Costa Rican town

The Washington Post tracked down workers from Santa Teresa de Cajon in Costa Rica, who say that they and their neighbors were part of a “pipeline” from Central America to Trump properties in New Jersey and elsewhere, where they worked doing construction, groundskeeping, and cleaning, with the full knowledge of their supervisors and Trump […]

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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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White House: Trump Will Play Up ‘Safe and Legal’ Immigration in State of the Union

White House deputies are playing up the role of immigration in the President’s State of the Union speech, setting alarms among immigration reformers. “I’m concerned that in his effort to tout the positive economy, he will give the impression that business needs more labor … and that he intends to help them out with that,” said Jessica Vaughan, […]

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Exclusive – Tom McClintock: Trump Must Declare National Emergency to Build Wall; Pelosi Is ‘Not Even Pretending’ to Negotiate

Rep. Tom McClintock (R-CA) told hosts Rebecca Mansour and Joel Pollak during an interview on Sirius XM’s Breitbart News Tonight on Thursday that President Donald Trump should use presidential emergency powers to “build the wall,” describing Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) as “not even pretending to be negotiating in good faith.” Pollak invited […]

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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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McClatchy News: Jared Kushner Offers Latino Groups an Amnesty for 1.8 Million People

White House aide Jared Kushner is reviving a proposal already rejected by President Donald Trump to offer an amnesty to at least 800,000 unidentified illegal migrants, according to a report by the McClatchy news bureau. McClatchy reported the claim, which was made by the head of a pro-migration Latino advocacy group: Top White House adviser Jared Kushner told […]

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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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