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Hundreds of US-Bound Migrants Storm Border, Rush into Mexico

In a chaotic scramble, Honduran migrants seeking to enter the U.S. illegally tried to cross into Mexico on Monday. Mexican authorities used tear gas and troops in an effort to contain migrants who waded across the river separating Mexico and Guatemala in an effort to reach America’s southern border. The day began with a caravan…

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Federal Judge Sides with Trump Administration Over ACLU in Family Separation Case

A federal judge in California has ruled that the Trump administration’s separation of immigrant families at the U.S.-Mexico border complies with the 2018 ruling that banned separations “absent a determination that the parent is unfit or presents a danger to the child.” The ruling Monday contradicts claims by the American Civil Liberties Union that Border…

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Trump Administration Begins New Strategy of Deporting Illegal Immigrants Deeper Into Mexico

The Trump administration has expanded its efforts to deter illegal immigration by starting to return Mexican migrants deeper into the country instead of releasing them at the border. In December, the Department of Homeland Security started running flights from Tucson, Arizona, to Guadalajara, Fox News reported. DHS plans to run two flights returning 250 migrants…

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Illegals Learn Nasty Lesson as They Get Stuck on New Trump-Built Border Wall

One of the primary critiques of President Donald Trump’s new border wall is that such a barrier would be ineffective at achieving the stated goal of increasing security. Specifically, some critics have ludicrously claimed that barriers at the border won’t stop drug traffickers and illegal aliens from entering the country. They argue that at best…

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Exclusive – Ann Coulter: Our Broken Border, Not Iran, Kills 30,000 Americans Every Year

“Iranians are no threat to America in this country,” said Ann Coulter, stating that 30,000 Americans are killed every year “because of our neighbor to the south.”

Elizabeth Warren Blames Trump Admin for Migrant Child Death, Despite IG Report Finding Otherwise

Massachusetts Sen. Elizabeth Warren suggested a migrant child in U.S. custody died because of the Trump administration’s “cruel treatment of immigrants,” but her tweet came days after an internal investigation found no wrongdoing. Warren, a leading Democratic presidential candidate, tweeted on Christmas Day about Felipe Gómez Alonzo, an 8-year-old Guatemalan child who passed away from…

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Half of All Mexican Trains Are Found To Carry Immigrants

The border crisis has been taken off of the front page by more pressing concerns — most of which, these days, have to do with Ukraine — but that doesn’t mean the problem has gone away. If you needed a reminder that one of the more pressing issues of the last decade isn’t going to…

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Border Patrol Agents Find Over 70 Illegal Immigrants Inside a Single Tractor-Trailer

Border Patrol agents busted a major illegal immigration operation on Monday, uncovering a tractor-trailer at the Texas-Mexico border carrying more than 70 illegal immigrants. Agents working at a Border Patrol checkpoint in the Laredo sector conducted a routine inspection of a commercial tractor-trailer on Monday after it approached the area’s checkpoint. Upon inspection, agents discovered…

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Illegal Immigrant Arrested in Deadly Hit-and-Run Accident Had Already Been Deported Six Times

The man arrested for a deadly hit-and-run accident in Colorado is not only living in the United States illegally but has been deported six times in the past two decades. Immigration and Customs Enforcement has revealed that Juan Sanchez — a Mexican national who was recently charged with fleeing the scene of a fatal car…

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Buttigieg Calls for Ending Some of Trump’s Most Notable Border Policies

Democratic presidential candidate and South Bend, Indiana, Mayor Pete Buttigieg unveiled a comprehensive immigration agenda Sunday, pledging to eliminate a number of Trump administration policies that officials say have immensely helped control the border crisis. Buttigieg published an immigration platform that calls for the elimination of the “Remain in Mexico” program, “metering,” third-country transit bans…

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Border Patrol Agents Found Innocent After Investigation into Deaths of Migrant Children

The Department of Homeland Security’s internal watchdog has cleared Border Patrol agents of any wrongdoing in the deaths of two young migrants late last year. In December 2018, Jakelin Caal Maquin, 7, died of a bacterial infection. A few days later, Felipe Alonzo-Gomez, 8, died. The deaths of the two children sparked a public debate about…

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Law Enforcement Takes Down 96 MS-13 Members in Largest Ever Bust of Its Kind

A massive multi-agency law enforcement operation has resulted in what may be the largest ever takedown of an MS-13 syndicate on U.S. soil, New York prosecutors announced Friday afternoon. According to ABC News, 96 of the violent Salvadoran street gang’s New York members and associates have been indicted on 77 counts including illegal weapons sales…

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Mayor of Border City Ends Emergency Declaration, Thanks Trump for Stemming Flow of Illegal Immigrants

The mayor of Yuma, Arizona, withdrew his city’s local state of emergency and explicitly credited the Trump administration for implementing policies that led to the significant reduction in border crossings. Yuma Mayor Douglas Nicholls — in a meeting with acting Deputy Secretary of Homeland Security Ken Cuccinelli on Thursday — officially withdrew his city’s emergency…

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Trump ‘Poised To Sign’ Giant $1.4 Trillion Spending Deal, According to White House

One day before Wednesday’s monumental vote on impeachment, House Republicans and Democrats found something to agree upon — spending money. The House on Tuesday approved two separate budget bills that would fund government operations through September. The legislation now goes to the Senate, which must act by Friday, when the current stopgap bill that has…

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Border Agents Discover 11 Immigrants Hiding in Appliances, Furniture in Truck from Mexico

U.S. Customs and Border Protection announced Monday it had stopped an attempted human smuggling operation at the San Ysidro port of entry in San Diego. According to a CBP news release, officers had found the smuggled individuals in a furniture truck on Saturday. Eleven Chinese nationals were discovered in the vehicle. Photos included in the…

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Border Patrol Agent Demolishes Viral Video ‘Proving’ Wall Doesn’t Work

A viral video making the rounds this week is being celebrated by the left as proof that the President Donald Trump’s signature border wall is a waste of money that doesn’t work. U.S. Border Patrol’s response makes it clear this isn’t the case at all. The 38-second viral clip was posted to Twitter on Tuesday…

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Cartel Brutality: Gunmen Storm Hospital, Patient Later Found Dismembered

Members of a Mexican cartel were captured on video storming a hospital and kidnapping a patient who was later found dismembered, Fox News reported. Video footage of the kidnapping was released less than a week after 21 people were killed during a shootout between law enforcement and cartels just south of the U.S.-Mexican border. The…

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At Least 21 Dead in Hour-Long Cartel Attack 35 Miles from Texas Border

Mexican security forces on Sunday killed seven more members of a presumed cartel assault force that rolled into a town near the Texas border and staged an hour-long attack, officials said, bringing the death toll to at least 21. The Coahuila state government said in a statement that lawmen were still chasing remnants of the…

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Despite Democratic Talking Points, Migrant Detention Centers Are Actually Emptying Out

Apprehensions at the U.S.-Mexico border have dropped significantly in recent months, leading to once-overcrowded detention centers emptying out. Fox News reported that apprehensions at the southern border are 70 percent lower than they were in May, at the height of the migrant crisis. Multiple actions taken by the Trump administration appear to be the cause…

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