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Here’s How The Asylum System Is Being Exploited

Here’s How The Asylum System Is Being Exploited

Andrew Kerr | Investigative Reporter   Only a small minority of migrants from the Central American countries at the epicenter of the border crisis say violence drove them out of their homeland, multiple surveys show. Most migrants from the so-called Northern Triangle who claim asylum at the border are let into the country pending a […]

CBP Chief: Border Patrol Has Made 2,500 Migrant Rescues This Year Alone

CBP Chief: Border Patrol Has Made 2,500 Migrant Rescues This Year Alone

Jason Hopkins | Immigration and Politics Reporter   A Border Patrol chief on Friday broke down how many times his agents have put their lives on the line to save illegal migrants attempting to cross the U.S.-Mexico border, an area laden with deadly deserts and river currents. “We have had 2,500 rescues this year,” Border […]

Trump Plans To Invoke Insurrection Act To Boot Illegal Immigrants

Trump Plans To Invoke Insurrection Act To Boot Illegal Immigrants

Amber Athey and Vince Coglianese | Contributor   President Donald Trump is planning on using the Insurrection Act to remove illegal immigrants from the United States, The Daily Caller has learned. According to multiple senior administration officials, the president intends to invoke the “tremendous powers” of the act to remove illegal immigrants from the country. […]

Thousands Booted Out Of US Under Trump’s ‘Remain In Mexico’ Policy

Thousands Booted Out Of US Under Trump’s ‘Remain In Mexico’ Policy

Jason Hopkins | Energy Investigator   Thousands of Central American migrants have been sent back to Mexico after lodging an asylum claim, a result of President Donald Trump’s “Remain in Mexico” directive. More than 5,000 asylum seekers from Central America’s Northern Triangle region — El Salvador, Honduras, and Guatemala — have been sent back to […]

Self-Deportations Are Rising Dramatically Under Trump Administration

Self-Deportations Are Rising Dramatically Under Trump Administration

Jason Hopkins | Energy Investigator   The number of illegal aliens who are choosing to voluntarily deport themselves has spiked since President Donald Trump entered the White House. Illegal immigrants who were granted voluntary departure — also known as “self-deportation” — increased by 50% in 2017, according to information compiled by The Marshall Project. In fiscal year […]

Ninth Circuit Appellate Court Allows ‘Return to Mexico’ Policy to Remain In Force…

Ninth Circuit Appellate Court Allows ‘Return to Mexico’ Policy to Remain In Force…

  By Sundance A win for the Trump administration in the ongoing effort to stem the influx of migrants crossing the U.S-Mexico border seeking asylum.  The ninth circuit federal appeals court ruled (full pdf below) that the Trump administration can continue returning Central American migrants to Mexico while their requests for asylum in the U.S. […]

Radio Ads In Central America Are Encouraging Illegal Immigration, Border Patrol Says

Radio Ads In Central America Are Encouraging Illegal Immigration, Border Patrol Says

Jason Hopkins | Energy Investigator   A Border Patrol agent said there are radio advertisements playing in Central America, encouraging locals to flee to the U.S. illegally to obtain the “American dream.” “The word is definitely out. They have advertisements by radio. You listen to your radio on your way to work — on your way […]

9th Circuit Sides With California Sanctuary City Laws And Against DOJ

9th Circuit Sides With California Sanctuary City Laws And Against DOJ

Audrey Conklin | Reporter   The U.S. 9th Circuit Court of Appeals in San Francisco ruled against President Donald Trump on Thursday, affirming that California’s sanctuary city statutes do not conflict with federal immigration laws. The case began in March 2018 when the Department of Justice (DOJ) filed a lawsuit against three of California’s laws regarding immigration, […]

SCOOP: HUD Planning Crackdown On Illegal Immigrants Taking Advantage Of Public Housing

SCOOP: HUD Planning Crackdown On Illegal Immigrants Taking Advantage Of Public Housing

  Amber Athey | White House Correspondent   The Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) will be proposing a new rule that further prevents illegal immigrants from taking advantage of public housing assistance, The Daily Caller has learned.  Section 214 of the Housing and Community Development Act prevents non-citizens from obtaining financial housing assistance. However, the […]

Does Trump have the legal authority to send illegal immigrants to sanctuary cities?

Does Trump have the legal authority to send illegal immigrants to sanctuary cities?

Amber Athey | White House Correspondent President Donald Trump is toying with the idea of releasing detained illegal immigrants into sanctuary cities, a policy that would certainly face legal challenges if it were to come to fruition. Reports last week claimed that Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) pushed back on the White House’s idea to transport illegal immigrants to […]

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