Tag: migration

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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In DHS tests, prototypes of Trump’s chosen barrier posts were easily defeated by hacksaws

Trump isn’t America’s most anti-immigrant president; that honor goes to Obama, the great deporter, who also extensively tested border wall technologies while deporting 2MM undocumented people. One of the designs that Obama’s DHS evaluated was steel “barriers” of the sort Trump wants to spend $5.7 billion on. In their tests, they were […]

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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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Shutdown Fight Covers Just 1¢ for Every $10 in 2019 Budget

President Donald Trump is pressing Democratic leaders for $5.6 billion in border-fence funding for 2019 — but Democrats face little public, media, or political pressure to end the shutdown or provide anything above $1.3 billion for some mix of fencing and various “border security” projects. Trump, House, and Senate leaders met January 2 and are expected […]

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John Kelly: Catch-and-Release Laws Ensure Migration Crisis

Today, they are near historical lows. In the fiscal year that ended in September, border authorities apprehended 521,090 people. Nationwide, the U.S. establishment’s economic policy of using legal migration to boost economic growth shifts wealth from young people towards older people by flooding the market with cheap white collar and blue collar foreign labor. That flood of outside labor spikes profits […]

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San Diego is America’s safest city, but Republicans keep claiming that the US-Mexican border is responsible for “gangs, drugs, human trafficking and massive crime”

San Diego and Tijuana are practically a single city, separated by a border, which Donald Trump wants to close, claiming that “The most important way to stop gangs, drugs, human trafficking and massive crime is at our Southern Border.” White supremacist Tucker Carlson, who grew up near the San Diego/Tijuana border-crossing at San […]

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Judge Says U.N. Rules Require Deported Migrants Be Flown Back into U.S.

The United States agreed in 1980 to implement the United Nation’s rules on refugees. This means a group of recently deported migrants must be flown back to the U.S. and be given another chance to win asylum, a Democratic-appointed judge declared December 17. “Congress made clear its intent in promulgating the Refugee Act was to bring the United […]

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Paul Ryan: Immigration Rules Should Offer Jobs to ‘Anyone’

Retiring Paul Ryan today lamented his failure to deliver a global supply of migrant labor to businesses and investors — regardless of ordinary Americans’ desire for decent wages. Ryan’s failure was ensured by Donald Trump’s 2016 election — and so Trump’s “Hire American” policy is now allowing Americans’ wages to rise amid a shortage of blue-collar workers and […]

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Calexit: a fractured California, where militias and the DHS battle the resistance in Trump’s future America

The first time I encountered Matteo Pizzolo, Amancay Nahuelpan and Tyler Boss’s comic Calexit, I was skeptical: California separating from the USA is an incredibly stupid idea, predicated on innumerable misconceptions (including the idea that the state that gave us Nixon, Reagan, and Schwarzenegger is uniformly progressive, and also the idea that “the world’s […]

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Seven-Year-Old Girl in U.S. Custody at Mexican Border Goes 90 Minutes Without Medical Care, Dies

Jakelin Amei Rosmery Caal Maquin showed symptoms of dehydration and shock before she was transported from a remote area near the border to a border station. When she arrived at the border station three hours later, she had stopped breathing. After two revival attempts, Caal was pronounced dead by her […]

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Mexico Promises to Deport 500 Caravan Migrants Who Rushed the U.S. Border

The Mexican government will deport up to 500 caravan migrants back to Central America after they tried to cross the U.S. border on Sunday, according to Reuters news service. The news service reported the government’s response to the rush by caravan migrants for the fence at the San Ysidro port of entry: MEXICO CITY, Nov 25 […]

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DHS plans to use credit-scores to judge who may become a citizen

The US Department of Homeland Security has published a new proposed rule that would make people ineligible for US citizenship if their credit-scores were poor. Notionally, the rule-change is meant to prevent immigrants from becoming burdens on the welfare system (migrants do not make disproportionate use of any public welfare system). However, […]

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D.C. Experts Try to Split Trump Coalition, but Refuse any Immigration Reforms

An establishment group of D.C. experts is trying to reduce President Donald Trump’s support from working-class Americans in 2020 while refusing to offer any immigration reforms. The report about policies that would aid working-class voters says it prefers to ignore the political iceberg of cheap-labor immigration which helped Donald Trump sink Hillary Clinton’s campaign: The authors […]

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U.S. and Mexico Draft Deal to End Asylum Catch and Release

Deputies for President Donald Trump and the incoming president of Mexico have penciled a deal that would require asylum-seeking migrants to wait in Mexico until their asylum pleas are heard in U.S. courts, says a report in the Washington Post. The plan is titled “Remain in Mexico,” said the Post report: MEXICO CITY — The Trump administration […]

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Army Command Rejects Claim Border Troops Will Be Home by Christmas

A U.S. Army command undercut a Monday report by Politico suggesting that the military would start sending border troops home next week — just as migrants gather at the border — and that all troops would be home by Christmas. On Tuesday, U.S. Army North — which manages soldiers within the United States — sent out […]

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WSJ: Caravan Migrants Bring Children to Hack Border and Asylum Rules

The Wall Street Journal (WSJ) has admitted that farmers and manual labors in Central America are hacking U.S. asylum laws by bringing children to trigger the catch-and-release loopholes. The November 16 article is headlined, “Migrants Adopt Tactic for U.S. Entry: Come as a Family,” and it reports how : Doris Paz, a 29-year-old mother of three, said that […]

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Donald Trump’s Caravan Asylum Reforms Get Court Hearing Nov. 19

The lawsuit by pro-migration, pro-caravan groups against President Donald Trump’s border policy will get a hearing on November 19 in a San Francisco courtroom. The judge is expected to freeze Trump’s pro-American reform and allow the growing number of caravans and asylum-seeking economic migrants to ask for asylum, get released, take jobs and force down average […]

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Gallup: Five Million Central Americans Want to Join Caravans to the U.S.

Five million poor Central Americans want to migrate into the United States’ communities and workplaces, according to a report by Gallup. The caravans of economic migrants moving northwards to the U.S. border “actually represent a relatively small fragment of a much larger group of people in their own region — and around the world — who say they […]

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Migration Lawyers Recruit Caravan Migrants to Defeat Trump’s Asylum Reform

Pro-migration lawyers have recruited several Honduran caravan migrants to demand judges block President Donald Trump’s asylum reforms, due for release next week. “NOW COMES Plaintiffs Maria Doris Pineda, Jasmine Ortega Sanchez, Francisco Javier Castillos, Holivia Adeline Castillos, Dina Ruc, and Marta Lopez, and file this civil action against the Trump administration for violations of their […]

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