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99% of Asylum Claims Fail at ‘Dedicated Docket’
Federation for American Immigration Reform

Ninety-nine percent of border crossers in a “Dedicated Docket” program had invalid asylum claims, according to a new report. Whether these aliens will ever be deported remains an open question, but one thing is certain: It isn’t shortening the ever-lengthening backlog in immigration courts. . . .

Gov Abbott: We've Sent 45 Buses of Migrants to DC So Far, Willing to Send 450 and More
the Western Journal

Texas Gov. Greg Abbott’s Lone Star State has already sent 45 buses of migrants to Washington, D.C., and Abbot said this week he’s ready to send 10 times that number and more if that’s what it takes to get the Biden administration to pay attention to the crisis on the southern border. . . .

Massachusetts Governor Vetoes Bill that Would Give Driver’s Licenses to Illegal Immigrants
National Review

Massachusetts governor Charlie Baker on Friday vetoed a bill that would make illegal immigrants eligible to receive state-issued driver’s licenses, though state lawmakers are poised to override the veto. . . .

FAIR Urges Lawmakers to Strip Immigration Provisions from China Competition Bill
FAIR

The House and Senate are currently ironing out differences between two similar pieces of legislation with the goal of reinvigorating American manufacturing and STEMeducation, all while addressing the growing threat posed by China. But some members of Congress want to use this China competition bill to invite further immigration into the United States. FAIR warns that this would hinder – not help – American STEM competitiveness. . . .

Dozens of Illegal Aliens Wearing Military Style Camo Caught Entering Texas (Video)
the Gateway Pundit

Over two dozen illegal aliens dressed in military style camouflage were caught entering Texas from Mexico, according to Fox News reporter Bill Melugin who posted a wild Texas DPS video of the migrants attempting to flee capture. . . .

Breaking: Judge Blocks Biden Admin from Ending Title 42
the Western Journal

U.S. District Judge Robert Summerhays in Lafayette, Louisiana, ordered that the restrictions stay in place while a lawsuit led by Arizona and Louisiana — and now joined by 22 other states — plays out in court. . . .

Sources: Border Patrol Only Enforcing Title 42 Sporadically
VDARE

The stories I'm hearing from the southern border are that the Border Patrol is enforcing Title 42 sporadically. The Agents show up one day and are told that they are not doing Title 42 repatriations that day to Mexico. They'll come back into the office a day or two later and they will be informed that they are doing Title 42 again. . . .

WATCH: Trump-Endorsed Kari Lake DESTROYS Liberal Reporter – It Was So Devastating that the Most Biased Paper In Arizona History Didn’t Even Run the Story!

President Trump was right when he said “Few can take on the Fake News Media like Kari.”

Arizona Gubernatorial Candidate Kari Lake stumped perhaps the most biased fake news media outlet in the state of Arizona. It was so bad that they didn’t even publish a story with the Trump-Endorsed Arizona Gubernatorial frontrunner’s interview. . . .

Rubio Grills Dr. Fauci: How Is It Americans with COVID Can't Get in Country, But Illegals Can?
the Western Journal

Republican Sen. Marco Rubio of Florida asked Dr. Anthony Fauci — director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Disease — Tuesday to explain why Americans cannot return to the country if they test positive for COVID-19, but illegal aliens apprehended at the southern border can enter. . . .

Rubio Grills Dr. Fauci: How Is It Americans with COVID Can't Get in Country, But Illegals Can?
the Western Journal

Republican Sen. Marco Rubio of Florida asked Dr. Anthony Fauci — director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Disease — Tuesday to explain why Americans cannot return to the country if they test positive for COVID-19, but illegal aliens apprehended at the southern border can enter. . . .

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