All Issues and News

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Body of Missing National Guardsman Found in Rio Grande
Breitbart
EAGLE PASS, Texas — U.S. Border Patrol agents found the body of a Texas National Guard Soldier who disappeared Friday morning after rescuing two migrants. U.S. officials recovered the body and transported the decedent to the Texas bank of the Rio Grande Monday morning. . . .
Texas-Bound Bus Holding 54 Migrants Stopped at Mexican Border Checkpoint
Breitbart-Cartel Chronicles

Mexican authorities stopped a human smuggling attempt featuring a passenger bus to move 54 migrants toward the Texas border.

The case took place over the weekend in Altamira, Tamaulipas, where state police officers had set up a joint checkpoint with federal authorities. . . .

Youngkin Blocks Deletion of the Term “Alien” From Virginia Law
FAIR

The Virginia General Assembly recently followed California’s and Colorado’s examples by passing a bill that would delete the term “alien” throughout state law and replace it with a variety of other vague and legally imprecise words.  Unlike the governors of those states, however, Virginia Governor Glenn Youngkin (R) has not signed the bill. . . .

March 2022 Border Numbers Highest in Decades, No End in Sight
FAIR

Nearly three weeks into April and in the middle of a busy news cycle due to a mask mandate court ruling, the Biden administration quietly released the March 2022 border numbers on April 18. U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) revealed that there were 221,303 migrants encountered as they attempted to enter the United States illegally. . . .

Lawless Destruction of our Nation’s Immigration Limits and Controls Continues, Charges FAIR
FAIR

“Today’s announcement is yet another example of the Biden administration usurping congressional authority through an expansive and illegal use of humanitarian parole. Homeland Security Secretary Alejandro Mayorkas has continually abused the limited discretion delegated by Congress in order to run his own mass immigration and refugee program. . . .

Texas Attorney Sent to Prison for Working with Mexican Cartel Smugglers
A prominent South Texas attorney will spend nearly four years in federal prison for his role in selling information to Mexican cartel smugglers.
Breitbart

This week, McAllen Attorney Eric Jarvis went before U.S. District Judge Ricardo Hinojosa, who sentenced him to three years and eight months in prison on the charge of “violating the Travel Act” for sending court documents and other information through a phone messaging app to Gulf Cartel-linked smugglers in South Texas. . . .

March 2022 Border Numbers Highest in Decades, No End in Sight
FAIR

Nearly three weeks into April and in the middle of a busy news cycle due to a mask mandate court ruling, the Biden administration quietly released the March 2022 border numbers on April 18. U.S.Customs and Border Protection (CBP) revealed that there were 221,303 migrants encountered as they attempted to enter the United States illegally. . . .

Exclusive–Hauman: Get Ready for a Border Surge the Likes of Which Our Country Has Never Seen
FAIR
 

Open borders advocates – including those who serve in the Biden administration and on Capitol Hill – have been demanding that President Biden end Title 42 since the day he took office during a full-blown pandemic.Title 42 is a public health provision that was invoked by the Trump administration in 2020 at the onset of the COVID pandemic, allowing for the expedited removal of people crossing our borders illegally. . . .

 

 

 

 

 

Angel Families Speak Out for Remain in Mexico
IRLI

WASHINGTON—As the Supreme Court contemplates the future of the “Remain in Mexico” policy to regain control of our southern border, one group too often neglected in the immigration debate is finally having its voice heard: Angel families who have lost loved ones to illegal alien crime. . . .

The Cure for Inflation Is … More Immigration?
IRLI

The trouble with our Liberal friends is not that they’re ignorant; it’s just that they know so much that isn’t so.”—Ronald Reagan

Much like the Titanic after the icy waters of the North Atlantic breached a terminal number of its bulkheads, the Biden Administration is listing badly. . . .

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