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‘We’re Taking An Overabundance Of Caution’: Border Patrol Braces For Spread Of Coronavirus

‘We’re Taking An Overabundance Of Caution’: Border Patrol Braces For Spread Of Coronavirus

JASON HOPKINS IMMIGRATION AND POLITICS REPORTER . Customs and Border Protection (CBP) officials said its agency, including Border Patrol agents, is following all the necessary steps to combat the coronavirus outbreak in a conference call with reporters Friday. CBP expressed confidence that the agency has the necessary resources to deal with potential contact of the novel […]

POLITICS | EXCLUSIVE: Funding Secured For 1,000 Miles Of Border Wall, White House Officials Say

POLITICS | EXCLUSIVE: Funding Secured For 1,000 Miles Of Border Wall, White House Officials Say

CHRISTIAN DATOC SENIOR WHITE HOUSE CORRESPONDENT . The Trump administration is shifting its border wall focus from procuring resources to breaking ground on new construction after securing funds for 1,000 miles of new wall along the southern border, White House officials tell the Daily Caller. The fiscal year 2021 budget requests fewer funds for border wall […]

Judge Rules in Favor of Trump Administration on Separating Families at Border

Judge Rules in Favor of Trump Administration on Separating Families at Border

BY MIMI NGUYEN LY   A U.S. federal judge ruled that the Trump administration is operating within its authority when deciding to separate illegal immigrants who enter the country as family units at the U.S.-Mexico border. U.S. District Judge Dana Sabraw in San Diego, California, said in a 26-page decision (pdf) on Monday that U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) […]

EXCLUSIVE – COMMENTARY: Meet The Rancher Who Has To Police The Border By Himself

EXCLUSIVE – COMMENTARY: Meet The Rancher Who Has To Police The Border By Himself

WILLIAM DAVIS REPORTER   America’s immigration crisis has been overshadowed by soundbites and political fights in Washington, D.C., but for  many Americans, what happens at the border has real-life consequences. The Chiltons own a ranch near the U.S.-Mexico border, and have to face the day to day dangers that come with America’s border crisis. See what […]

‘An Extremely Effective Tool’: DHS Expands Remain In Mexico Program For Asylum Seekers

‘An Extremely Effective Tool’: DHS Expands Remain In Mexico Program For Asylum Seekers

JASON HOPKINS IMMIGRATION AND POLITICS REPORTER . The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) expanded the Remain in Mexico program to Arizona, and authorities will transfer migrants who cross the border near Tucson to Nogales, Mexico.  Remain in Mexico, also referred to as Migrant Protection Protocols (MPP), requires asylum seekers to wait in Mexico for the duration […]

An Elite Border Patrol Unit That Saves Lives and Fights Crime in the Desert

An Elite Border Patrol Unit That Saves Lives and Fights Crime in the Desert

BY CHARLOTTE CUTHBERTSON IMPERIAL SAND DUNES, Calif.—Adrenaline surged as several agents, part of an elite Border Patrol unit, heard the 911 call on their radios. They leaped up from their lunch break, abandoning freshly served diner food, and rushed out to their vehicles. “People got out of our way pretty quick,” said agent Travis Carter, a […]

DHS Deputy Says Sanctuary Cities Are Harboring ‘Violent, Vicious’ MS-13 Gang Members

DHS Deputy Says Sanctuary Cities Are Harboring ‘Violent, Vicious’ MS-13 Gang Members

JASON HOPKINS IMMIGRATION AND POLITICS REPORTER . Ken Cuccinelli, the acting Deputy Secretary of the Department of Homeland Security, on Thursday accused sanctuary cities of harboring violent MS-13 gang members. Cuccinelli, who was appointed to the second-highest position atop DHS in November, appeared on Fox Business to discuss a range of issues affecting his department, such as the […]

FACT CHECK: Are Border Apprehensions Down 70% Since May, as Trump Says?

FACT CHECK: Are Border Apprehensions Down 70% Since May, as Trump Says?

  Brad Sylvester | Fact Check Reporter During a Nov. 14 campaign rally in Bossier City, Louisiana, President Donald Trump said, “We have successfully reduced illegal crossings by more than 70% since May.” WATCH: “We just released brand new border numbers today showing that we have successfully reduced illegal crossings by more than 70% since May.” […]

Local Oxnard Commissioner Sees Possibility of Partnership with Homeland Security

Local Oxnard Commissioner Sees Possibility of Partnership with Homeland Security

By Adam Lopez This past Thursday, November 14, 2019, I had the distinct honor and privilege of joining an elite group of 20 pastors and leaders of the largest Christian based organizations in the Nation. I joined this group in representation of the Apostolic Assembly (Revive Community Church), and in partnership with the National Apostolic Christian […]

Illegal Immigration Continues To Decline At Southern Border

Illegal Immigration Continues To Decline At Southern Border

JASON HOPKINS IMMIGRATION AND POLITICS REPORTER . Mark Morgan, the acting commissioner of Customs and Border Protection, spoke at the White House on Thursday to discuss the latest month’s border apprehension numbers.  October saw roughly 42,000 apprehensions, a drop from the previous month and the lowest number in the calendar year, demonstrating that the immigration crisis […]

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