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Feds Try Highway Billboards to Catch Illegal Alien Criminals Released by Sanctuaries

A national pandemic of local municipalities protecting illegal immigrant criminals is driving federal authorities to resort to desperate measures to keep communities safe. This month Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) launched a billboard campaign seeking the public’s help in capturing felons released by various law enforcement agencies throughout Pennsylvania under sanctuary policies. The state has more than a dozen official sanctuary counties that have recently discharged convicted or arrested criminal aliens. Police throughout the Keystone State refuse to honor a local-federal...

On Watch: The Covid-19 Crisis on the Border the Media Aren't Covering
Judicial Watch

https://www.judicialwatch.org/videos/southern-border-covid/

Radical Efforts to Hamstring Immigration Enforcement Efforts Intensify
FAIR

America’s summer of discontent has seen demands by radicals to defund or abolish police departments across the country (and acquiescence on the part of some local politicians). But that doesn’t mean that they have forgotten about Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) – the first target of the anti-law radicals.

Abolish ICE is still a rallying cry for many of the same people who rioted on the streets of American cities this year. Now the anti-immigration enforcement radicals are opening a new front in their assault on U.S. immigration laws. In September, the American Civil...

Federal Courts Rule Against Border Wall Construction
Federation of American Immigration Reform

 


President Trump’s efforts to hasten the construction of a barrier on our southwest border faced roadblocks in the courts recently. In two instances, federal courts dealt setbacks to the construction of a border wall – one of his signature campaign promises.

The first case, Sierra Club v. Trump (No. 19-17501), concerns the president’s emergency declaration in February . . .

ICE Arrests More than 170 Illegal Aliens At Large During Sanctuary City Crackdown
The Epoch times

The U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) agency announced Thursday that it has arrested more than 170 at-large illegal immigrantsthroughout the country in a crackdown focused on sanctuary cities.

The 176 arrests in Philadelphia, Denver, Seattle, New York, Washington, and Baltimore were a culmination of a week-long effort from Oct. 3-9 . . .

Amy Coney-Barrett will defend America's Borders and Laws
Immigration Reform Law Institute

https://www.irli.org/amy-coney-barrett-will-defend-americas-borders-and-...

 

With the disgraceful spectacle of the Kavanaugh hearings still fresh in many people’s memories, America is about to witness another Supreme Court confirmation process, one that may make the last one look dignified by comparison. That would be a shame, because Judge Amy Coney Barrett is a sterling nominee who has shown a reverence for America’s laws and sovereignty.

In her Rose Garden introduction as the nominee to replace Ruth Bader Ginsburg . . .

 

Who's Who Among the OregonCandidates

Oregonians frustrated with what’s happening in the Oregon now and in the State Legislature and Congress can learn more about candidates in the November election, and get involved with a campaign.

Oregon’s Congressional delegation has a dismal record on protecting the interests of U.S. citizens in immigration policy.  Most of the delegation has been in office for many years, and have consistently voted for lax to no controls on immigration.  We see the results in unsustainable population growth, overcrowding, degradation of the environment and multiple other ill effects.  Oregon’s...

Washington State Releases Stimulus "Relief" Funds for Illegal Aliens


Following on the heels of California, Oregon and Connecticut, the State of Washington will now be the latest to start issuing COVID-19 “stimulus” funds to illegal aliens.

On August 10, Governor Jay Inslee (D) announced that the state would establish a $40 million “Immigrant Relief Fund" specifically for those who didn’t qualify for federal stimulus funds, i.e., illegal aliens . . .

Trump Signs Order Barring Illegal Aliens from Census Count
Washington Times

President Trump signed an executive action on Tuesday to prevent illegal aliens from being included in the 2020 census for congressional apportionment, saying the move is needed for “respect for the law and protection of the integrity of the democratic process.” . . .

Berkley Students Planning Fraudulent Course to Circument ICE Rules, Avoid Deportation
Fox News

Hundreds of students at the University of California -- Berkeley are privately discussing a plan to create a "dummy" course solely to help international students on F-1 student visas avoid deportation under new U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement  (ICE) regulations -- and they say at least one faculty member is on board, Fox News has learned. . .

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