Category: Illegal Immigration

Appeals court temporarily blocks Trump’s “remain in Mexico” asylum policy

The U.S. Courts of Appeals of the 9th Circuit ruled on Friday to uphold a preliminary injunction issued by a lower court that puts a hold on one of the administration’s key immigration policies, the Migrant Protection Protocols (MPP), that aimed at ending loopholes in the current “catch and release” policy, under which asylum seekers are released into the interior of the country as they await a court hearing, often never to be seen again. The injunction would remain in place while the case plays out in the courts.

Trump to send border patrol tactical teams to sanctuary cities

The Trump administration is sending officers from a special operations unit of the Border Patrol to assist in raids by Immigration Customs and Enforcement in so-called sanctuary cities.

The officers from BORTAC, the Border Patrol’s version of a SWAT unit, will deploy to New York, Chicago, San Francisco, Los Angeles and various other cities whose local governments forbid law enforcement from working with federal immigration officials, the New York Times reported on Friday. Customs and Border Protection spokesman Lawrence Payne confirmed the initiative.

New Republican bill would punish states that grant driver’s licenses to illegal aliens

The bill is called the “Stop Greenlighting Driver Licenses for Illegal Immigrants Act” and would end funding to those states from a program that issues federal criminal justice funding from the Department of Justice.

The bill was introduced to the Senate by Sen. Marsha Blackburn (R-Tenn.).

Trump’s immigrant wealth test cleared by Supreme Court

The U.S. Supreme Court cleared President Donald Trump’s administration to start enforcing its new immigrant wealth test, designed to screen out green card applicants seen as being at risk of becoming dependent on government benefits.

In a 5-4 vote along ideological lines, the court blocked a New York federal judge’s ruling that was keeping the policy from taking effect while a legal fight goes forward.

Bill de Blasio sued for $1B over rape, murder of elderly woman by illegal immigrant

He’s being sued for $1 billion over the rape and murder of an elderly woman. And it’s going to get interesting.

The suit indicates that D&A Investigations Inc. (Fla) represents victims of a $1 billion claim against Bill de Blasio aka Warren Wilhelm, (Individually) Mayor of New York City, and the City of New York (Sovereign entity) conspired to attack, rape and murder 92-year-old Maria Fuertes.

Report: Trump readies plan to crack down on ‘birth tourism’ in the US

President Trump’s administration is readying a new rule to crack down on foreign nationals arriving in the United States on tourist and visitor visas only to deliver their children in the country to secure them birthright American citizenship, a new report states.

Election fraud: hundreds of non-citizens were registered to vote in Illinois is 2018

Illinois Secretary of State Jesse White has has blamed a “programming error” following the revelation that over 500 non-U.S. citizens were registered to vote in the 2018 election and may have participated in elections throughout the state.