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ICE Releases List Of Murderers And Rapists Protected Under Sanctuary City Policies

ICE Releases List Of Murderers And Rapists Protected Under Sanctuary City Policies

Jason Hopkins | Immigration and Politics Reporter   Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) released a list of criminal illegal aliens who were released from jail due to sanctuary city policies, many of whom went on to commit other crimes. Washington and Oregon, two states under Democratic Party control, have enacted some of the strongest sanctuary […]

Mexico Steps Up Enforcement, Arrests Nearly 800 Illegal Immigrants In One Day

Mexico Steps Up Enforcement, Arrests Nearly 800 Illegal Immigrants In One Day

Jason Hopkins | Immigration and Politics Reporter   The detainees were subsequently taken to a migration facility and the truck drivers were arrested. The massive apprehension comes as the Trump administration puts increasing pressure on the Mexican government to do more to stop illegal migrants from reaching the U.S. southern border. The White House and […]

Mexico Releases The Details Of Its Immigration Deal With Trump

Mexico Releases The Details Of Its Immigration Deal With Trump

Jason Hopkins | Immigration and Politics Reporter   The Mexican government released the details of the side agreement it made with the Trump administration, pledging to take on additional measures to stop the flow of illegal immigrants reaching the U.S. border. Details of the side agreement come after the White House and Mexico City reached […]

Border Agents Just Made The Biggest Migrant Apprehension Ever: Report

Border Agents Just Made The Biggest Migrant Apprehension Ever: Report

Jason Hopkins | Immigration and Politics Reporter   The U.S. Border Patrol reportedly apprehended the largest single group of illegal immigrants in history, more than doubling the previous record. Border Patrol agents nabbed 1,036 migrants illegally crossing the U.S.-Mexico border near El Paso, Texas, on Wednesday morning, according to a report by NBC News, citing two U.S. […]

Trump Considering More Restrictions Against Asylum Seekers: Report

Trump Considering More Restrictions Against Asylum Seekers: Report

Jason Hopkins | Immigration and Politics Reporter   President Donald Trump is reportedly considering a rule that, if implemented, would reject thousands of migrants who request asylum in the United States. Under the draft proposal, asylum seekers would be denied if they resided in a country other than their own before reaching the U.S. The […]

Border Patrol Creating A New Position To Stymie The Immigration Crisis

Border Patrol Creating A New Position To Stymie The Immigration Crisis

Jason Hopkins | Immigration and Politics Reporter   The U.S. Border Patrol announced that it’s creating a new position specifically tailored to processing and caring for migrants who reach the southern border, allowing agents to refocus their work on enforcement. The “Border Patrol Processing Coordinator” will assume certain responsibilities that have consumed the agency’s time […]

$19 Billion Disaster Relief Bill Will Not Include Additional Funding For Border

$19 Billion Disaster Relief Bill Will Not Include Additional Funding For Border

Jason Hopkins | Immigration and Politics Reporter Top Senate negotiators agreed to a nearly $20 billion disaster relief package for Americans, but the deal notably excludes additional funding for the beleaguered U.S.-Mexico border. Senate Republicans, with President Donald Trump’s blessing, green-lighted a $19.1 billion relief bill for communities affected by natural disasters, such as the wildfires in […]

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 […]

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 […]

Former ICE Director’s Advice On Solving Border Crisis: ‘Forget About Congress

Former ICE Director’s Advice On Solving Border Crisis: ‘Forget About Congress

Jason Hopkins | Energy Investigator   Former Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) Director Thomas Homan blasted congressional lawmakers when asked if they would support the White House’s request for more border emergency funds. “Look, I don’t have any faith in Congress. Congress has failed this president from day one,” Homan said Thursday during an appearance […]