Tag: Immigration

AZ Sheriff: Obama Telegraphing ‘Make It To the Border, You’re Home Free,’ Border ‘Likely Avenue of Approach’ for Terrorists

On Monday’s “Your World with Neil Cavuto,” on the Fox News Channel, Pinal County, AZ Sheriff and Congressional candidate Paul Babeu (R) stated that illegal immigrants are “getting telegraphed this message by President Obama and the administration, make it to the border, you’re home free.” And that the border is the “likely avenue of approach for […]

Sessions: ‘Dictator’ Obama flooding rural towns with illegals

A chief critic of President Obama’s open door immigration policies on Thursday slammed him as a “dictator” who is filling rural towns with illegal immigrants instead of turning them away at the border and telling them to enter legally.   Alabama Republican Sen. Jeff Sessions said that the administration’s plan to ship some 2,000 illegals […]

Donald Trump blasts Barack Obama for afternoon terror lecture after Orlando Shooting

‘I watched President Obama today. And he was more angry at me than he was at the shooter!’ he marveled.   ‘The level of anger – that’s the kind of anger he should have for the shooter, and these killers that shouldn’t be here.’   And the presumptive Republican presidential nominee dismissed Obama’s law-school oration […]

Trump wants immigration histories of terror suspects

Donald Trump on Monday called for the federal government to release “the full and complete immigration histories” of anyone “implicated” in terrorist activity since the 9/11 attacks.   “President Obama must release the full and complete immigration histories of all individuals implicated in terrorist activity of any kind since 9/11,” Trump said in prepared remarks […]

Europe migrant crisis: EU faces ‘populist uprising’

Europe faces a “populist uprising” if it is unable to show people it can control the migrant crisis, former MI6 head Sir Richard Dearlove has said. He was speaking on the BBC’s World on the Move day on migration issues. Sir Richard also warned against offering visa-free travel to Turkish nationals, describing the move as […]

President Erdogan criticises West for prioritising gay and animal rights over refugees

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has lambasted Western countries, claiming they care more about gay and animal rights than the fate of Syrian refugees.   Speaking at a ceremony in north-west Turkey on Friday, Mr Erdogan accused the West of possessing a mindset “remnant of slavery and colonialism”.   Mr Erdogan said: “Shame on those […]

Pope Francis Dreams of a World Where All Migrants Are ‘Legal’

In his acceptance speech for the prestigious International Charlemagne Award, Pope Francis decried Europe’s trend toward nationalism and tighter borders, repeating his mantra that humanity must “build bridges and tear down walls.”   Drawing rhetorical inspiration from Rev. Martin Luther King Jr.’s 1963 “I have a Dream” speech, the Pope laid out his own dream […]

Obama vows to ‘speed up’ efforts to admit Syrian refugees

President Obama on Thursday vowed that his administration would quicken its intake of Syrian refugees to reach the goal of allowing in 10,000 migrants that he set last year.   “Administratively, I think now we have the process to speed it up,” Obama said in a surprise appearance during the daily White House press briefing. […]

U.S. top court appears unlikely to revive Obama immigration plan

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – President Barack Obama’s bid to save his plan to spare millions of immigrants in the country illegally from deportation and give them work permits ran into trouble on Monday at the U.S. Supreme Court in a case testing the limits of presidential power.   The court, with four conservative justices and four […]

Number of Children Illegally Crossing Border Up 1,200 Percent Between2011 and 2014

The number of children apprehended on the U.S. border attempting to immigrate illegally has surged more than 1,200 percent since 2011 and the number of these children crossing the border during 2016 could be another record, according to a newly released government report.   The number of unaccompanied alien children (UACs) illegally crossing the U.S. […]