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Immigrants to U.S. From China Top Those From Mexico
SAN DIEGO—Move over, Mexico. When it comes to sending immigrants to the U.S., China and India have taken the lead.
Illegal Immigrant Nabbed Using Border Patrol Agent’s Stolen Identity
Turns out it is not a good idea to steal the identity of a Border Patrol agent — especially if you are an illegal immigrant trying to use that identity to lie to Border Patrol officers.
Jeb Bush: Legal Status for Illegals ‘Rational, Thoughtful’
On Friday in New Hampshire, former Florida Governor Jeb Bush said giving illegal immigrants a pathway to “earned legal status” is a “rational, thoughtful” way to deal with illegal immigrants in the country.
U.S. To Admit More Legal Immigrants In Decade Than The Combined Population Of 7 Major Cities
Unless Congress moves to limit current legal immigration rates, the U.S. will add at least 10 million more legal immigrants over the next decade — more than the combined populations of seven major cities, according to GOP staffers on the Senate’s Immigration subcommittee.
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Sharp Drop In Deportations; Obama Immigration Chief To Testify
Obama’s chief immigration officer will testify this week before Congress about the sharp drop in deportations of illegal immigrants in recent years.
Activists Unite To Turn Illegal Immigrants Into Democratic Voters
A coalition of immigration activists, community organizers and unions are rallying around a comprehensive strategy to create millions of new Democratic voters by defending President Obama’s executive orders on immigration and helping illegal immigrants.
CBP, ICE HSI Report $1.2 Billion in Counterfeit Seizures in 2014
WASHINGTON—U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) and U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement’s Homeland Security Investigations (HSI) today announced the fiscal year 2014 results of an aggressive enforcement program to protect the United States from counterfeit and pirated goods. CBP and HSI are the components within the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) responsible for the enforcement of intellectual property rights (IPR).
Report: 39,000 immigrant kids coming to U.S.
About 39,000 immigrant children are expected to enter the country illegally as unaccompanied minors this federal fiscal year, reaching the second-highest level of that migration since 2008, says an analysis issued Wednesday by a research group in Washington, D.C.
DHS Secretary: At Least 40 Americans Who Fought With ISIS Overseas Are Back in the US
At least 40 American citizens that have left to join the fight in Iraq and Syria are now back in the U.S., according to DHS Secretary Jeh Johnson, raising serious questions about the United States’ counterterrorism strategy here at home.
Gov’t program would fly in Central American children to join parents in US
Images of unaccompanied children flooding across the U.S.-Mexico border defined the immigration crisis last summer.
DHS Secretary: ‘Thousands’ of Unaccompanied Children Still Crossing Into U.S.
(CNSNews.com) - Unaccompanied children crossing the southern border into the United States still number in the thousands, probably the tens of thousands, even though the percentages are lower, Homeland Security Secretary Jeh Johnson told Congress on Thursday.
Judicial Watch: 165,900 Criminal Aliens into US Population Through April 2014
Nearly 166,000 convicted criminal illegal aliens were released by the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) as of April, 2014. This is the analysis of 76 pages of DHS documents obtained by Judicial Watch via Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) requests. The criminal illegal aliens include rapists, murderers and kidnappers.
ICE Arrests 2,059 Convicted Alien Criminals In Nationwide Sweep
U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement netted 2,059 convicted alien criminals in a five-day nationwide sweep dubbed “Operation Cross Check,” the agency announced Monday.
For Now, Boehner Stands Tough In Immigration Fight
House Speaker John Boehner isn’t following his fellow Republican Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell’s cave-in yesterday on a Department of Homeland Security spending bill, and the distance between them is becoming more clear.
HHS Confirms Unaccompanied Illegal Alien Children in U.S. Will Have Access to Abortion
(CNSNews.com) – Health and Human Service’s Office of Refuge Resettlement (ORR) has confirmed to CNSNews.com that abortion is one of the emergency medical services that must be made available by federally funded caregivers of illegal alien unaccompanied minors (Unaccompanied Children or UC) who have been sexually assaulted and become pregnant.
Texas Governor: Since Jan. 1, ‘We Have Had More Than 20,000 People Come Across the Border’
(CNSNews.com) - “We all saw what happened on the Texas border last summer, but we need to understand that the problem is not going away,” Texas Gov. Greg Abbott told CBS’s “Face the Nation” with Bob Schieffer on Sunday.
Rubio Abandons GOP Position, Caves To Obama Executive Amnesty
UPDATE: Rubio’s spokesman Alex Conant reached out to Breitbart News after the publication of this article to clarify the senator’s position.
US has accepted more than 500 Syrian refugees and plans to admit thousands more – and ISIS could slip into the country along with them
More than 500 refugees from Syria’s bloody civil war have already been resettled in the United States, and U.S. officials and members of Congress are becoming increasingly worried that jihadis linked to the ISIS terror army could slip into the country along with them.
U.S. Expects to Quadruple the Number of Syrian Refugees Brought Here
CNSNews.com) - The United States has “a long tradition of welcoming refugees,” and it expects to welcome thousands more of them from Syria in 2015 and 2016, despite concerns about foreign fighters, the State Department said.
‘I Know Nothing!’ Hispanic Caucus Member Didn’t Know That Illegals Will Receive Tax Refunds
Illinois Congressman Luis Gutierrez told The Daily Caller Friday that he didn’t know that illegal immigrants are eligible for tax refunds — even if they haven’t paid taxes.
Photo: Illegal Alien Caught at Border Wearing Obama Shirt
U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) sees people from around the world attempting to cross into the U.S. illegally–and San Diego is no exception. Apprehensions of illegal aliens from countries other than Mexico surged last October, including foreign nationals from Ebola-affected countries, according to a source within CBP that spoke on condition of anonymity. One of those caught at the time sported a shirt that bore the name “Obama,” as shown in the above photo.
Texas Lt. governor: National Guard not leaving border
AUSTIN, Texas — National Guard troops sent to the Texas-Mexico border last summer are now in line to stay indefinitely and not come home in March as originally planned, Republican Texas Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick said Tuesday.
Report: Immigration Increases Genital Mutilation Among American Girls
More girls in America are having their genitalia mutilated as immigration increases the vibrant diversity of U.S. neighborhoods, says a new report by a D.C.-based nonprofit.
Hatch, Rubio, Flake Co-Sponsor Bill to Increase H-1B Guest-Worker Visas
On Tuesday, three Republican Senators joined three Democrats to introduce legislation that would expand the number of guest-workers for the tech industry even though there is a surplus of American high-tech workers.
Catch and Release 2.0 — Leaks Highlight Teardown of Immigration Enforcement
Leaked internal training documents from U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) reveal Border Patrol agents are now receiving guidelines instructing them that the vast majority of illegal immigrants in the U.S. are off limits to federal agents and are substantially immune to detention and deportation. A trusted federal agent in the CBP provided exclusive copies of the documents to Breitbart Texas and also agreed to an interview on the condition of anonymity.
GPS used to track some immigrants caught at border
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Homeland Security Department is experimenting with a new way to track immigrant families caught crossing the border illegally and then released into the U.S.: GPS-enabled ankle bracelets.
Changing Patterns in U.S. Immigration and Population
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No way home: Illegal immigrants probably unable to travel under Obama’s plan
Washington Post - At rallies outside the White House promoting relief for illegal immigrants this year, banners and chants demanded, “No more divided families.” Undocumented protesters declared that if President Obama granted them protection, their first priority would be to go home to visit parents or children they had not seen in years.
Obama tries to reassure immigrants to register
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — President Barack Obama on Tuesday tried to reassure immigrants that if they register under his new executive action they won’t be a priority for deportation in the future, while acknowledging another president could undo it all.
Obama Admits Amnesty Is For Many More Than 5 Million
Daily Caller - President Barack Obama told a group of illegal immigrants in Tennessee that his immigration-law rewrite means “you’re not going to be deported.”
‘Unauthorized’ Aliens With Jobs Outnumber Non-College-Grad Adults Seeking One
Aliens illegally holding jobs in the United States outnumber all unemployed people who are not in management, professional or related occupations as well as all unemployed who are 25 and older and who do not have a college degree, according to an estimate of “unauthorized workers” published by the Chief Actuary of the Social Security Administration and employment data published by the Bureau of Labor Statistics.
Obama Deputies Free 30,862 Foreign Criminals
Daily Caller - President Barack Obama’s immigration deputies released 30,862 foreign criminals into the United States’ cities and neighborhoods, according to a federal document.
Mitt Romney: Republicans Should ‘Swallow Hard,’ Pass ‘Permanent’ Amnesty Bill
Breitbart - Former Massachusetts Governor and failed presidential candidate Mitt Romney believes Republicans should “swallow hard” and pass a permanent amnesty bill in the wake of President Barack Obama’s executive amnesty that even Romney conceded would encourage more illegal immigrants to enter the country.
Obama’s Executive Amnesty: Dragging Schools Down Academically?
The impact of illegal immigration on US public schools is a topic largely broached from a dollars and cents perspective. Breitbart News quoted Heritage Foundation’s Robert Rector projecting that with the President’s executive action, it will cost taxpayers nationwide upwards of $2 trillion over these amnesty recipients lifetimes.
Obama: Americans Have No Right To Favor Americans
Daily Caller - The only Americans who can legitimately object to immigration are native Indian-Americans, President Barack Obama told his Chicago audience Nov. 24, as he made an impassioned ideological plea for endless immigration, cultural diversity and a big government to manage the resulting multicultural society.
The ICE Guide To Avoiding Deportation In Five Easy Steps
Breitbart - President Obama’s executive amnesty for an estimated five million illegal aliens is, from the perspective of Republicans, an unconstitutional power grab that threatens the republic. In Obama’s telling, over soft piano music in a campaign-style YouTube video, it “just comes down to people.”
Robert Rector: Amnestied Illegal Immigrants to Cost Taxpayers $2 Trillion Over Their Lifetime
Breitbart - The undocumented immigrants granted amnesty by President Barack Obama’s executive orders will likely cost taxpayers $2 trillion, according to Heritage Foundation poverty expert Robert Rector.
Liberals fall for fake Palin story on immigration, respond with hate
The Examiner - Last week, the satirical online publication The Daily Currant claimed former Alaska Governor Sarah Palin said America should send illegal immigrants to Mexico by sending them back home across the ocean. The story is completely fake, but, Twitchy said Sunday, a number of liberals fell for the story and responded with their trademark hatred.
Obama Defends Amnesty On Facebook: Illegal Immigrants ‘Are American As Any Of Us’
Breitbart - In a new Facebook video released by the White House, President Obama reflects on his historic immigration reform speech by reminding Americans why he had to act to give illegal immigrants amnesty.
Immigration amnesty will hurt Obama’s most loyal supporters: African-Americans
President Obama officially unveiled his new Executive Order giving amnesty to millions of illegal immigrants Thursday evening.
Executive Amnesty: 400,000 Illegal Immigrants Eligible for Free Health Services in California
Roughly one million undocumented immigrants in California qualify for President Obama’s executive action of deferred deportation that he announced on Thursday. Of those 40% will be eligible for the states free Medi-Cal health services, while the remaining will be ineligible under the program’s income requirements.
Arizona Sheriff Sues Obama Over Immigration Changes
Fox News - PHOENIX – An Arizona sheriff who has often clashed with the federal government over the enforcement of immigration laws has filed a lawsuit to stop new policies announced by President Barack Obama.
Immigration Policy Reversal Denies Residency to Some Military Spouses
Military.com - President Obama made his executive order on immigration weeks after a recent reversal of a U.S. immigration policy that will separate some military and Veterans Affairs employees from their spouses.
Illegals get a pay raise while current American workers’ checks could get squeezed
Washington Times - Illegal immigrants stand to make out nicely, seeing a big jump in their wages under President Obama’s policy, announced Thursday, granting millions of them temporary amnesty and the chance to work legally, but analysts say American workers in some jobs are likely to feel a pinch from new competitors.
Obama’s Amnesty Will Add As Many Foreign Workers As New Jobs Since 2009
Daily Caller - President Barack Obama’s unilateral amnesty will quickly add as many foreign workers to the nation’s legal labor force as the total number of new jobs created by his economy since 2009.
Sheriff Makes Social Media Plea To Obama to Forgo Amnesty
(CNSNews.com) - Sacramento County, Calif. Sheriff Scott Jones is taking to social media to deliver a message to President Obama about securing America’s borders, telling the president that “deferred action or amnesty is deferring this crisis. It is not reform, it’s simply giving up.”
‘Constitutional Crisis,’ Says Cruz; Obama ‘Can’t Do This,’ Says Rand Paul
(CNSNews.com) - After repeatedly insisting that he could not bypass Congress and change immigration laws on his own, President Obama now believes he has found a way to do just that. And Republicans, including Sens. Rand Paul of Kentucky and Ted Cruz of Texas, are prepared to challenge him:
Obama’s announcement coincides with Latin Grammys
Washington Post - President Obama’s announcement Thursday night of his plans to overhaul the nation’s immigration system is scheduled to happen at an opportune time—at least if the White House is hoping to reach a captive audience of Hispanic television viewers.
President Obama to make a statement on immigration Thursday night
CNBC - President Barack Obama will make a statement on immigration on Thursday night, followed by a rally at a Las Vegas high school with Senator Harry Reid on Friday, two sources familiar with the situation told NBC News.