Tag: Immigration

Unaccompanied children crossing southern border in greater numbers again, raising fears of new migrant crisis

Unaccompanied minors are crossing the U.S. Southwest border in growing numbers again, sparking concerns that the new influx of children could eventually approach the levels that last year prompted the Obama administration to declare a humanitarian crisis.   In October and November, more than 10,500 children crossed the U.S.-Mexico border by themselves, the vast majority […]

Merkel rewarded with 7-minute standing ovation as she falls on both sides of immigration issue

German Chancellor Angela Merkel, who just last week was named TIME magazine’s 2015 Person of the Year for her stance on the refugee crisis, received a seven-minute (or nine-minute, according to some reports) standing ovation Monday for a speech at her ruling Christian Democratic Union congress in which she promised to “tangibly reduce” the number of refugees […]

EU plans rapid reaction force to tackle migration crisis

The European Union will almost treble its spending on frontier defence and create a 1,500-strong rapid reaction force under proposals to tackle the migration crisis.   The plan unveiled on Tuesday aims to boost security on Europe’s perimeter while preserving the 26-nation Schengen zone at the continent’s heart, within which people can travel freely across […]

Texas Imam Ousted After Supporting Trump’s Muslim Ban

They say “Politics makes strange bedfellows,” and none stranger than a Texas imam who is siding with Donald Trump — on the presidential candidate’s proposal to temporarily ban Muslim immigration into the United States. And politics can also make one strangely unemployed: The imam, Dr. Nidal Alsayyed, has just been forced to resign from his […]

Federal government cannot afford latest wave of unaccompanied minors, HHS warns

On the heels of reassurances by Texas officials to residents that the federal government will provide the funds and support for the hundreds of unaccompanied minors from Central America who are being sheltered there, Sylvia Burwell, the secretary of Health and Human Services, is warning Congress that her agency faces a budget shortfall and could […]

Sheriff: ‘We Are Forced to Accept’ Feds Creating ‘Small City’ of Illegal Aliens in Texas Community

A Texas sheriff expressed concerns that the federal government’s plans to bring large numbers of Unaccompanied Alien Children (UAC) from the border to the campsite located southwest of Dallas will become a “small city.” The children are illegal immigrants mostly from Central America who have recently crossed the border during the latest surge.   Nearly 500 […]

Supreme Court Sets Stage for Epic Immigration Showdown Before Election

The U.S. Supreme Court will decide the fate of President Barack Obama’s executive amnesty for illegal aliens before the 2016 presidential election.   Twenty-six states have sued the federal government regarding DAPA, Obama’s federal regulation that indefinitely shelters 4.3 million illegal aliens from deportation and separately grants them work permits, authorizing them to obtain employment […]

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6th Trumpet U.S. Hopes Russia and Iran will Help in Syria Secretary of State John Kerry said that the Obama administration hopes Russia and Iran will play a positive role in Syria and back a political transition for the country to end the current conflict. Kerry said Russian and Iranian support for Syrian President Bashar […]

Obama to Appeal Immigration Ruling to Supreme Court

President Obama will ask the Supreme Court to clear the way for his far-reaching overhaul of the nation’s immigration system, administration lawyers said Tuesday, setting up a battle in the nation’s highest court over whether nearly five million undocumented immigrants can legally live and work in the United States.   A year after the president […]

DOJ appealing to Supreme Court on immigration plan after latest legal setback

The Justice Department plans to appeal to the Supreme Court in a bid to preserve President Obama’s immigration executive actions, after a federal court delivered another blow to the administration’s plan.   In a 2-1 decision, the 5th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in New Orleans upheld a federal judge’s injunction blocking the measure.   […]