The Department of Homeland Security will release 1,800 detainees into the interior of the United States this weekend in the El Paso, Texas region.
For months, DHS officials have said privately that the Catch and Release program has been taken to new heights, while ICE union officials declared this week that the program was in “overdrive” under the direction of DHS Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen.
Over Friday, Saturday, and Sunday this weekend, about 600 will be released every day for a total of about 1,800 released.
County and state officials across the nation have critical decisions to make. After yesterday’s Supreme Court ruling, two choices are before them. Instruct their law enforcement officials to fully cooperate and communicate with federal immigration officials, or continue thwarting their efforts to perform the duties they were hired to perform. It’s really that simple.
The Pentagon has identified $12.8 billion in military construction spending that could potentially be used to fund the building of a wall on the southern border.
The money has already been appropriated but not spent, and is targeted for various stateside military facilities. It’s unclear which projects would be affected
President Trump signed his first presidential veto on Friday in the Oval office. Several Border Angel parents joined President Trump during the signing to veto the congressional bill blocking the president’s emergency declaration.
The last minute stipulations slipped into last month’s border-funding bill have reduced federal immigration authorities into a busing service.
Local media reports out of Phoenix, Arizona last week reveal that federal immigration officials continue to release border crossers into the U.S. while they await their asylum hearings. Many have an 88 percent chance of never being repatriated.
President Donald Trump’s $8.6 billion request for border-wall construction in 2020 should be denied, and the funds should be redirected to schools and “rebuilding America,” say top Democratic leaders.
President Trump ought to be in Michigan, Ohio, and Maryland standing with laid off American workers at General Motors (GM) rather than meeting with Apple CEO Tim Cook at the White House, Ryan Girdusky says.
During an exclusive interview with SiriusXM, Girdusky said Trump must stand with GM workers who are being laid off in Michigan instead of meeting with corporate CEO’s to demand the U.S. import more foreign workers to compete against Americans.