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ICE Facilities To Receive Security Overhaul Following Violent Attacks

ICE Facilities To Receive Security Overhaul Following Violent Attacks

JASON HOPKINS IMMIGRATION AND POLITICS REPORTER   Acting Homeland Security Secretary Kevin McAleenan directed the Federal Protective Service to devise a plan to give additional security to ICE property across the country. The directive is in response to a growing number of attacks against ICE and other immigration agencies, such as a terrorist attack by an […]

Hundreds Of Border Patrol Agents Have Been Assaulted This Year

Hundreds Of Border Patrol Agents Have Been Assaulted This Year

JASON HOPKINS IMMIGRATION AND POLITICS REPORTER   There have been hundreds of assaults against Border Patrol agents this fiscal year, demonstrating the dangers agents endure while protecting the U.S. from illegal immigration, drug smuggling and other crimes. There have been over 600 assaults of Border Patrol agents since Oct. 1, 2018, the beginning of the […]

DHS Using Loophole Around Flores To Address Immigration Crisis

DHS Using Loophole Around Flores To Address Immigration Crisis

  Jason Hopkins | Immigration and Politics Reporter . The Trump administration is establishing licensing regimes for family residential centers, or FRCs, that house immigrant family units. The licensing standards work around a 2015 Flores court case that mandates immigrant families be quickly released from non-licensed facilities, which includes all FRCs at the border because […]

Nearly 100 Arrested After Blocking Traffic While Protesting ICE

Nearly 100 Arrested After Blocking Traffic While Protesting ICE

Jason Hopkins | Immigration and Politics Reporter . Authorities arrested nearly 100 people after protesters against Immigration and Customs Enforcement locked arms and blocked traffic on a major New York roadway Saturday. “We are protesting the camps at the border and the children being separated from their parents,” Miriam Bernstein, a resident of Brooklyn, said to […]

‘Hispanic Invasion’: Alleged El Paso Shooter’s Manifesto Is An Anti-Immigrant Call To Arms

‘Hispanic Invasion’: Alleged El Paso Shooter’s Manifesto Is An Anti-Immigrant Call To Arms

Jason Hopkins | Immigration and Politics Reporter . A nearly 2,400-word manifesto posted online shortly before a deadly attack in El Paso is believed to belong to the alleged perpetrator, law enforcement officials say.  In the manifesto, the author rails against mass immigration into the U.S., arguing that political leaders are not doing enough to […]

ICE Acting Director Rips Sanctuary City Mayors For Helping Illegal Aliens Avoid Arrest

ICE Acting Director Rips Sanctuary City Mayors For Helping Illegal Aliens Avoid Arrest

Jason Hopkins | Immigration and Politics Reporter .  Acting Immigration and Customs Enforcement Director Matthew Albence took a swipe at U.S. mayors who announced their opposition to planned immigration raids. “The entire public is safer when law enforcement works together,” Albence said Sunday on Fox News, reacting to several mayors across the country who […]

Nancy Pelosi Warns Illegal Immigrants Not To Open The Door For ICE

Nancy Pelosi Warns Illegal Immigrants Not To Open The Door For ICE

Jason Hopkins | Immigration and Politics Reporter . House Speaker Nancy Pelosi on Thursday publicly warned illegal immigrants not to open the door if an Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) agent is knocking. “An ICE deportation warrant is not the same as a search warrant. If that is the only document ICE brings to a […]

California Governor Signs Illegal Immigrant Health Care Bill Into Law

California Governor Signs Illegal Immigrant Health Care Bill Into Law

Jason Hopkins | Immigration and Politics Reporter California Democratic Gov. Gavin Newsom officially made his state the first in the U.S. to offer government health care benefits to adult-aged illegal immigrants. Newsome signed SB-104 into law Tuesday, cementing it into the state’s 2020 budget. The legislation extends taxpayer-funded health care to low-income adults aged 19 to 25, […]

The Trump Administration Is Sending Fines To Illegal Immigrants Who Refuse To Leave The US

The Trump Administration Is Sending Fines To Illegal Immigrants Who Refuse To Leave The US

Jason Hopkins | Immigration and Politics Reporter   The Trump administration is slapping fines on illegal immigrants who are ignoring court orders to leave the U.S. — one of them totals nearly half a million dollars. “It is the intention of [Immigration and Customs Enforcement] to order you pay a fine in the amount of […]

Migrant Father Was Warned About Crossing Rio Grande Before Drowning With His Daughter

Migrant Father Was Warned About Crossing Rio Grande Before Drowning With His Daughter

Jason Hopkins | Immigration and Politics Reporter   The Salvadoran family that drowned in the Rio Grande was warned about the dangers of crossing the river before they drowned, a Central American migrant revealed. “I noticed they were really nervous, scared,” Xiomara Mejia, a Honduran migrant, said to the Associated Press about the Salvadoran family she met at […]

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