Immigration

White House Plan Would Shift Millions from TSA To Fund Border Operations

White House Plan Would Shift Millions from TSA To Fund Border Operations

The White House is considering reallocating over $230 million from the Transportation Security Administration and using those funds to help pay for operations on the U.S.-Mexico border. The proposal is meant to serve as a ...
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ICE Seeking Custody of Teenagers Wanted for Alleged Murder. Officials Say They Already Sought Them in 2018

ICE Seeking Custody of Teenagers Wanted for Alleged Murder. Officials Say They Already Sought Them in 2018

Culture WJ Wire Nicole S. Glass / Shutterstock(Nicole S. Glass / Shutterstock) By Matt M. MillerPublished May 22, 2019 at 5:09pmModified May 23, 2019 at 8:45am Immigration and Customs Enforcement is seeking the custody of ...
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Sheila Jackson Lee Demanded ‘Internal Task Force’ To Investigate Child Deaths – Then She Was Reminded It Already Exists

Sheila Jackson Lee Demanded ‘Internal Task Force’ To Investigate Child Deaths – Then She Was Reminded It Already Exists

Texas Democrat Rep. Sheila Jackson Lee demanded there be an “internal” Department of Homeland Security task force to investigate child migrant deaths, but then was informed that such an entity already exists. “I believe there ...
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WATCH: Migrant’s Foot Ripped Off in Attempt To Board US-Bound Train

WATCH: Migrant’s Foot Ripped Off in Attempt To Board US-Bound Train

A migrant’s foot was ripped off after he tried to hop on a Mexican train headed toward the U.S. border, falling under one of the train’s wheels. The migrant from El Salvador was critically injured ...
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Ben Carson Defends Plan To Evict Illegal Immigrants from Government Housing

Ben Carson Defends Plan To Evict Illegal Immigrants from Government Housing

Politics WJ Wire Andrew Harnik / APHousing and Urban Development Secretary Ben Carson testifies at a House Financial Services Committee oversight hearing on Capitol Hill in Washington, D.C., on Tuesday, May 21, 2019. (Andrew Harnik ...
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Trump Administration: No Plans To Send Migrants to Florida

Trump Administration: No Plans To Send Migrants to Florida

After pushback from state and local officials, U.S. Customs and Border Protection is no longer pursuing plans to send an influx of migrant families to Florida in the coming weeks. Plans were revealed earlier in ...
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Huckabee: Just Because Dems Don’t Understand the Meaning of ‘Merit’ Doesn’t Mean We Have To Play Along

Huckabee: Just Because Dems Don’t Understand the Meaning of ‘Merit’ Doesn’t Mean We Have To Play Along

Op-Ed Zach Gibson / Getty ImagesHouse Speaker Nancy Pelosi The Trump administration announced that it will release an immigration reform plan that will shift the emphasis from accepting people because they already have family in ...
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Trump Reportedly Has a Plan for a Very Intimidating Border Wall

Trump Reportedly Has a Plan for a Very Intimidating Border Wall

Politics US News Alex Brandon / APIn this file photo, President Donald Trump arrives to speak at the National Association of REALTORS Legislative Meetings and Trade Expo, Friday, May 17, 2019, in Washington. (Alex Brandon ...
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Trump Unveils His Plan for a Very Different Immigration System

Trump Unveils His Plan for a Very Different Immigration System

President Donald Trump made good on a longstanding campaign promise Thursday, announcing a plan to completely overhaul the United States immigration system. According to the Trump Administration, the plan is designed to bring highly skilled ...
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Lindsey Graham Proposes Bill To Help Fix Issues Fueling the Border Crisis

Lindsey Graham Proposes Bill To Help Fix Issues Fueling the Border Crisis

Politics US News WJ Wire Anna Moneymaker / Getty ImagesSen. Lindsey Graham proposes a bill to address underlying border issues during a news conference Wednesday in the Capitol. (Anna Moneymaker / Getty Images) By Jason ...
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Study: Sanctuary Policies Prevented Illegals from Being Deported from Terror-Sponsored States

Study: Sanctuary Policies Prevented Illegals from Being Deported from Terror-Sponsored States

A new study finds that sanctuary city policies have repeatedly prevented the deportation of illegal immigrants from countries that the State Department has designated as state sponsors of terrorism. “For a 27-month period ending on ...
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Growing Numbers of Cubans Trying To Enter US via Mexico

Growing Numbers of Cubans Trying To Enter US via Mexico

Burgeoning numbers of Cubans are trying to get into the U.S. by way of the Mexican border, creating a big backlog of people waiting on the Mexican side for months for their chance to apply ...
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These 31 Facts Show What’s Happening on the Border. You Decide If It’s a Crisis.

These 31 Facts Show What’s Happening on the Border. You Decide If It’s a Crisis.

It is vitally important that Americans know exactly what is happening at the border. The argument over whether there is a crisis — either of sustainability, crime, drugs or humanitarian aid — must be founded ...
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Official Reveals 168,000 Illegal Immigrants Have Been Released into US Communities This Year

Official Reveals 168,000 Illegal Immigrants Have Been Released into US Communities This Year

Two of America’s top officials trying to hold the line along America’s southern border on Wednesday painted a dismal picture of a rapidly deteriorating system being overwhelmed by unprecedented illegal immigration from Central America to ...
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ICE Finds Loophole in Sanctuary City Policy, Plans To Deputize Local Police To Detain Illegals

ICE Finds Loophole in Sanctuary City Policy, Plans To Deputize Local Police To Detain Illegals

Politics Herika Martinez / AFP / Getty ImagesIn this file photo, US Border Patrol, Immigration and Customs Enforcement and Customs and Border Protection agents take part in a safety drill in the Anapra area in ...
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Massachusetts Judge Charged with Helping Illegal Immigrant Evade ICE

Massachusetts Judge Charged with Helping Illegal Immigrant Evade ICE

US News WJ Wire Steven Senne / APAndrew Lelling, U.S. attorney for the District of Massachusetts, speaks during a March news conference in Boston. On Thursday, Lelling announced obstruction-of-justice charges against Newton, Massachusetts, District Court ...
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Border Patrol Costs Skyrocket as More Migrant Families Descend on the US

Border Patrol Costs Skyrocket as More Migrant Families Descend on the US

One Border Patrol sector expects to spend around four times as much on basic necessities as more illegal family units descend on the U.S.-Mexico border. Border Patrol’s Yuma Sector spent $300,000 was spent on food, ...
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Rashida Tlaib Tells Supporters ‘Don’t Wait for This Congress To Act’ on ICE, ‘Shut ’em Down’

Rashida Tlaib Tells Supporters ‘Don’t Wait for This Congress To Act’ on ICE, ‘Shut ’em Down’

Politics WJ Wire Alex Wong / Getty ImagesMichigan Rep. Rashida Tlaib, pictured in a file photo from February, used a speech over the weekend to call for action outside Congress to close Immigration and Customs ...
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AG Barr Just Dealt a Major Blow to ‘Catch and Release’ with New Interpretation of Immigration and Nationality Act

AG Barr Just Dealt a Major Blow to ‘Catch and Release’ with New Interpretation of Immigration and Nationality Act

The longstanding “catch-and-release” system for detaining and then releasing migrants who enter America illegally is being threatened after a new ruling issued by Attorney General William Barr. Currently, migrants who say they face persecution in ...
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Report: RNC To Spend Big Bucks Attacking Democrats on Immigration Proposals

Report: RNC To Spend Big Bucks Attacking Democrats on Immigration Proposals

The Republican National Committee will spend six figures on advertisement criticizing Democrats for their proposals on how to fix the immigration system, according to internal information obtained by The Daily Caller News Foundation. The advertisements ...
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Report: After Favorable Ruling, Trump Is Preparing To Return Asylum Seekers to Mexico

Report: After Favorable Ruling, Trump Is Preparing To Return Asylum Seekers to Mexico

Politics US News WJ Wire (John Moore / Getty Images)Police arresting illegal immigrants (John Moore / Getty Images) By Grace CarrPublished April 16, 2019 at 8:25amModified April 17, 2019 at 12:44pm The Trump administration is ...
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Trump and Cher Agree: If California Can’t Care for Its Own, They Shouldn’t Be Bringing in Migrants

Trump and Cher Agree: If California Can’t Care for Its Own, They Shouldn’t Be Bringing in Migrants

President Donald Trump celebrated that he “finally” agreed with Cher after the iconic singer argued that California should not be taking in more migrants, when it cannot care for its own citizens. “I Understand Helping ...
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2020 Hopeful Wants To ‘Attack Climate Change’ To Solve Immigration Crisis

2020 Hopeful Wants To ‘Attack Climate Change’ To Solve Immigration Crisis

Politics WJ Wire Charlie Neibergall / AP2020 Democratic presidential candidate Washington Gov. Jay Inslee arrives at city hall to tour flood damage, Friday, April 12, 2019, in Hamburg, Iowa. (Charlie Neibergall / AP) By Michael ...
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Sarah Sanders Says Sending Migrants to Sanctuary Cities Is Not Trump’s ‘Top Choice’

Sarah Sanders Says Sending Migrants to Sanctuary Cities Is Not Trump’s ‘Top Choice’

WJ Wire Chip Somodevilla / Getty ImagesWhite House press secretary talks to reporters outside the White House on April 4. In an interview with ABC's "This Week" on Sunday, Sanders said the idea of sending ...
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Bernie Sanders Sneaks In Funding for Illegal Immigrants with Medicare for All Plan

Bernie Sanders Sneaks In Funding for Illegal Immigrants with Medicare for All Plan

After much talk, Vermont Senator Bernie Sanders finally revealed his “Medicare for All” legislation Wednesday on Capitol Hill. Having introduced numerous unsuccessful single-payer healthcare bills in the past, Sanders took an even more ambitious angle ...
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ICE Acting Director To Step Down from Post by End of the Week

ICE Acting Director To Step Down from Post by End of the Week

Politics WJ Wire Steve Helber / APIn this Nov. 9, 2018, photo, acting ICE director Ron Vitiello gestures during an interview in Richmond, Va. The White House has pulled the nomination of longtime border official ...
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Grassley Attacks Trump Administration for White House Turnover

Grassley Attacks Trump Administration for White House Turnover

Politics WJ Wire Mark Wilson / Getty ImagesIowa Sen. Chuck Grassley is interviewed by the media after the Senate's March 14 vote against President Donald Trump's national emergency declaration about illegal immigration on the southern ...
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Trump Reportedly Preparing New Executive Orders To Clamp Down on Illegal Immigration

Trump Reportedly Preparing New Executive Orders To Clamp Down on Illegal Immigration

US News WJ Wire Alex Wong / Getty ImagesPresident Donald Trump speaks with the media Wednesday in the Oval Office during a visit by Egyptian President Abdel-Fatteh Al-Sisi. Trump is reportedly considering new executive orders ...
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Federal Judge Blocks Trump Admin from Forcing Asylum Seekers To Await Court Date in Mexico

Federal Judge Blocks Trump Admin from Forcing Asylum Seekers To Await Court Date in Mexico

WJ Wire President Donald Trump walks after stepping off Marine One on the South Lawn of the White House, Saturday, April 6, 2019, in Washington. Trump is returning from a trip to California and Nevada ...
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California Law Backfires, Illegal Immigrant Detention Camp Could Now Expand

California Law Backfires, Illegal Immigrant Detention Camp Could Now Expand

For nearly eight years, a desert community has joined with a private prison company and federal officials to run California’s largest immigration detention facility. Now, the city of Adelanto is backing out of its contract ...
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Guatemalan Migrant Recruiter Admits ‘It’s Never Been Easier’ To Get Illegals into United States

Guatemalan Migrant Recruiter Admits ‘It’s Never Been Easier’ To Get Illegals into United States

US News WJ Wire mikeledray / ShutterstockBorder Patrol agents confer in a November 2018 file photo in San Ysidro, California. Immigration officials are being overwhelmed by huge numbers of migrants from Central America who believe ...
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Mitt Romney Discusses ‘Dramatic Shift’ Fueling Immigration Crisis

Mitt Romney Discusses ‘Dramatic Shift’ Fueling Immigration Crisis

WJ Wire Rick Bowmer / APU.S. Sen. Mitt Romney, R-Utah, speaks with reporters after visiting with local officials to discuss how the four-week partial government shutdown is impacting an area with several major federal employers, ...
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