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Radio broadcast: CBP reports there were a total of 178,840 illegal immigrants apprehended at our southern border in December.
the Lars Larson Show

CBP reports there were a total of 178,840 illegal immigrants apprehended at our southern border in December; that’s more than the combined total apprehensions in December 2018, 2019, and 2020. . . .

House ‘China Bill’ Cuts Security Provisions, Promotes Equity and Immigration: GOP Lawmakers
the Epoch Times

Sweeping legislation originally intended to promote U.S. competitiveness with China was watered down and is now being promoted by House Democrats as a jobs bill meant to address societal concerns, Republican lawmakers say. . . .

Biden's Migrant Airlift Cost Taxpayers At Least $340M in 9 Months
Breitbart

President Joe Biden’s transportation of border crossers and illegal aliens into the United States interior cost American taxpayers at least $340 million in the first nine months of 2021, federal data reviewed by Breitbart News reveals. . . .

New York City Gives Citizens of Other Countries the Right to Vote in Local Elections
FAIR

Self-governance – the right of citizens to chart their own course and determine their own leaders – was one of the founding principles of our nation. Nearly 250 years later, in the nation’s largest city, the New York City Council,enacted by an overwhelming majority a measure that grants citizens of other countries the right to vote in local elections. . . .

It Pays to be Illegal in California
FAIR

It certainly is a good time to be an illegal alien in California. Democratic State Sen. Ricardo Lara last week pitched a bill to permit illegal immigrants to serve on all state and local boards and commissions. . . .

Exclusive: Group of 170 Mostly Nicaraguan Migrants Cross Border into Texas
Breitbart

NORMANDY, Texas — In one large group, more than 170 migrants crossed the Rio Grande near the small West Texas community of Normandy. The group crossed the river early Monday morning and quickly surrendered to the Border Patrol after walking through a Pecan orchard. . . .

WATCH: Agents Confront Border Patrol Chief, DHS Secretary over Biden’s Border Policies
https://www.breitbart.com/border/2022/01/29/watch-agents-confront-border-patrol-chief-dhs-secretary-over-bidens-border-policies/

A series of leaked audio and video conversations between rank-and-file Border Patrol agents and Department of Homeland Security leadership reveal that agents have grown tired of the Biden administration’s border policies. . . .

Bill to Ban Illegal Immigrants from Using Arrest Warrants to Board Planes Hits Senate
the Western Journal

Congressional Republicans want to end the ability of illegal immigrants to use their arrest warrants as ID so they can fly about America. . . .

Biden's ICE Releases Shock Decision on Illegal Immigrant Accused of Killing Teen Girl in Drunken Hit-and-Run
the Western Journal

Deportation is no longer in the cards for an illegal immigrant accused of the hit-and-run death of a 19-year-old Texas woman. . . .

California’s Sanctuary Laws Bring More Death, Mayhem
IRLI

WASHINGTON—An investigation by the Immigration Reform Law Institute (IRLI) has discovered that the county in California where an illegal alien recently went on a deadly stabbing spree has been ignoring hundreds of detainer requests from U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE), resulting in preventable deaths and lawlessness. . . .

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