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Dreamers Arrested in Protest "Were There to Help Those Who Were There to Commit Crime and Damage."
Judicial Watch

Illegal immigrants protected by an Obama-era amnesty for adults who came to the U.S. as children are among the rioters arrested and charged with crimes in Arizona. One of them, 30-year-old Mexican illegal alien Maxima Guerrero, is a community organizer with a Phoenix-based grassroots migrant justice organization called Puente Movement. She has been shielded from deportation under Obama’s controversial program known as Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) since 2013. The former president issued the DACA executive order after Congress repeatedly rejected legislation offering...

Stolen Lives
The Tessa Tranchant Story

Five Ways Congress Can Solve the Border Crisis
FAIR

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Seattle Requests Coronavirus Relief Funds for Illegal Immigrants in Seattle
New American

 

 

While the Left continues to claim the illegal immigrant population does not place a financial burden on the American taxpayers, the Seattle City Council passed a resolution this week asking Governor Jay Inslee to create a $100 million “relief fund” for illegal immigrants who were ineligible to receive a coronavirus relief check from the federal government.. . 

 

AP Laments Deportation of Illegal Alien Minors, Misses Reports of Illegal Alien Thugs
New American
   

Yesterday’s account from the Associated Press about the “expulsion” of illegal-alien minors raises more questions than it answers, not least why a purportedly neutral news agency didn’t include a few examples of illegals who should be immediately “expelled.”. .

 

Most Wanted Illegal Alien Convicted of Sex with a Minor, Battery Freed 6 Times
Judical Watch

There is no shortage of examples nationwide that confirm illegal immigrant sanctuary policies endanger communities and this month we have a case that should serve as the poster child. Not surprisingly, it comes out of California but even for a notorious sanctuary state it seems excessive. An illegal alien with a lengthy criminal history that includes convictions for felony sex with a minor and battery was released by San Francisco authorities six times despite his violent history that also includes a domestic violence arrest. . .

ICE HSI El Paso investigating COVID-19-related fraud, such as unauthorized test kits, face masks, diluted cleaning solutions, anti-viral products
Consumers cautioned to buy pharmaceutical, medical, cleaning supplies only from legitimate, trusted sources
U.S. Customs and Immigration Enforcement

EL PASO, Texas – Criminal organizations continue to try to smuggle fraudulent, mislabeled, and unauthorized COVID-19 related products, such as purported anti-viral products, personal protective equipment (PPE), and test kits across the El Paso-Ciudad Juarez border.

Special agents with U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement’s (ICE) Homeland Security Investigations (HSI) are collaborating with U.S. Customs and Border Protection’s (CBP), and other law enforcement partners, to seize this merchandise, investigate the schemes, and warn the public of the health and safety risks...

Oregon jail releases illegal aliens arrested in possession of illicit drugs, over immigration detain
U.S. Imigration and Customs Enforcement

PORTLAND - On Tuesday, April 28, an Oregon State Police (OSP) trooper conducted a traffic stop on a Ford F-150 pickup, for multiple traffic violations, on Interstate 5 northbound near milepost 39, according to an OSP press release.

The release states that the trooper observed signs of potential criminal behavior and a search of the vehicle was conducted. During the search the trooper located 19.7 pounds of methamphetamine and $16,660 cash.

The driver of the vehicle was Leonel Campos-Valdez (25), and the passenger was Francisco Vazquez-Cruz (24).

Leonel Campos-...

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