“The numbers for May prove the crisis is only getting worse,” U.S. Border Patrol Chief of Law Enforcement Operations Brian Hastings told reporters in a press call on Wednesday. “As of today, the Border Patrol has apprehended, as of this morning, more than 610,000 on the southwest border alone. That’s exceeding the last decade of fiscal year totals… and there are still four months remaining in this fiscal year.”
The U.S. Customs and Border Protection agency is buying 2.2 million diapers to help deliver illegals and their young children into the United States’ work-sites, schools, and neighborhoods, according to an online contract request.
The purchase implements the welcome policy set by a bipartisan panel in Congress, which in February directed the Department of Homeland Security to help illegals — despite the impact on Americans’ wages, schools, and neighborhoods — instead of helping Americans by giving the agency the legal authority needed to block illegal migration.
During a press conference on Tuesday, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell stated that there “is not much support” in the Republican conference for tariffs and that he hopes that the tariffs President Trump has threatened to impose on Mexico will not be imposed.
A key witness in the special counsel’s investigation was arrested Monday.
George Nader, a top fundraiser for President Donald Trump and long-time adviser to the crown prince of the United Arab Emirates, was charged on April 19, 2018 after FBI investigators found 12 videos on one of Nader’s phones.
Christopher Steele, the former British intelligence agent who authored the hoax dossier alleging dubious ties between President Donald Trump and Russia, will meet with U.S. officials to discuss his relationship with the FBI.
Mexico’s top diplomats issued a veiled threat to the U.S. government suggesting that without their efforts, 250,000 more Central American migrants could proceed north. The threat follows President Donald Trump’s statement that the U.S. will impose a 5 percent tariff on goods from Mexico if it doesn’t secure its southern borders.
Silicon Valley is finally beginning to reap what it’s sown as the Trump Administration’s long-anticipated anti-trust action is gaining steam.
The Wall Street Journal opened the floodgates by quietly publishing the first report, about an anti-trust probe into Google, late Friday night. Reports exposing new details about the anti-monopoly push, which will also encompass Amazon and, now, Facebook, have been dropping like bricks on the market.
The President of the United States of America Donald J Trump and First Lady Melania Trump have arrived in the United Kingdom for the President’s State Visit.
Landing just after 9am local time at London Stansted Airport, President Trump and the First Lady were greeted by Foreign Secretary Jeremy Hunt, U.S. ambassador to the UK Woody Johnson, and senior Stansted staff. The President and the First Lady then flew in Marine One to Winfield House in Regent’s Park, Ambassador Johnson’s residence, ahead of the first day’s events.
The Trump administration, in its ongoing effort to reduce illegal immigration to the U.S., has agreed to help Guatemala fight local crime. In return, Guatemala has agreed to beef up its security on the border it shares with Mexico.
Dozens of DHS agents and other U.S. law enforcement officers will be deployed to Guatemala to work as advisers for local Guatemalan forces to better prohibit the flow of illegal immigration.
On May 29, 2019, as the number of confirmed Ebola cases approaches 2,000, charities urged the United Nations to significantly scale-up Ebola prevention in the Democratic Republic of Congo to the highest level of emergency response.
The current outbreak began in early August 2018. Attempts to check the epidemic have been undermined by protracted, civil conflict in the region and community mistrust of health-workers leading to a spike in the number of new cases as the virus continues to spread unchecked.