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Texas Trucker Convicted of Smuggling 124 Migrants
Breitbart

A federal jury convicted a Texas trucker for trying to smuggle 124 migrants in a tractor-trailer past a U.S. Border Patrol checkpoint. As a defense, the driver claimed he did not know there were migrants in the vehicle. . . .

Democrat-Appointed Judges Empty Jails, Freeing Convicted Illegal Alien Killer
Breitbart

Democrat-appointed judges have helped empty Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) detention facilities, releasing a convicted illegal alien killer and another convicted for burglary.

Amidst the Chinese coronavirus pandemic, left-wing open borders organizations filed lawsuits to empty ICE detention facilities claiming that illegal alien detainees were at grave risk of contracting the virus. . . .

Armed Human Smuggler Busted with Meth, Fentanyl near Border in Arizona

Tucson Sector Border Patrol agents arrested an armed human smuggler attempting to move five Mexican nationals into the U.S. interior. During a search of the vehicle, agents found a small quantity of methamphetamine and fentanyl pills.

Agents assigned to the Tucson Station responded to an observation of border camera operators who reported a group of migrants crossing the border near Sasabe, Arizona, and loading into a smuggler’s vehicle. . . .

Cape Cod Proving George Borjas Right: Reduced Immigration Protects Jobs, Lift Wages For Americans
VDARE

Wages look a lot better for local workers on Cape Cod this summer because the number of foreign workers has collapsed, which, with a low unemployment rate nationwide, caused a labor shortage, boosting wages exactly as Harvard economist George Borjas has long predicted [Yes, Immigration Hurts American Workers, by George Borjas, Politico Magazine, September 1, 2016].

I visited Cape Cod a couple of weeks ago and saw a Starbucks ad in a local newspaper. The globe-straddling coffee emporium offered workers a seasonal bonus rate of $5 an hour at several locations. The reason: It can’t get...

Let’s Keep Pretending that Mass Illegal Immigration is Not Immoral
FAIR

All those who are in denial about the moral rot that accompanies unchecked illegal immigration and the culpability of those who enable it, cast your eyes to Luverne, Alabama. That is where a major multinational corporation, Hyundai Motors, has been found to be employing children as young as 12 years old to stamp out parts for vehicles they assemble in a nearby plant. . . .

Armed Human Smuggler Busted with Meth, Fentanyl near Border in Arizona
Breitbart

Tucson Sector Border Patrol agents arrested an armed human smuggler attempting to move five Mexican nationals into the U.S. interior. During a search of the vehicle, agents found a small quantity of methamphetamine and fentanyl pills. . . .

Victory! Supreme Court Denies Biden Extra Time to Release Dangerous Alien Criminals
IRLI

WASHINGTON—Last evening, the Supreme Court denied the Biden administration’s emergency application to stay—that is, suspend—a Texas federal district court ruling vacating its policy of releasing vast numbers of dangerous alien criminals, rather than detaining and deporting them as the law requires. The Immigration Reform Law Institute (IRLI) had filed a friend-of-the-court brief in the Court opposing the stay. . . .

Victory! Supreme Court Denies Biden Extra Time to Release Dangerous Alien Criminals
IRLI

WASHINGTON—Last evening, the Supreme Court denied the Biden administration’s emergency application to stay—that is, suspend—a Texas federal district court ruling vacating its policy of releasing vast numbers of dangerous alien criminals, rather than detaining and deporting them as the law requires. . . .

GOP Rep. Cammack on NYC Mayor Criticizing Migrants Being Bused in: ‘You Play Stupid Games, You Win Stupid Prizes’
Breitbart

Friday on Fox Business Network’s “Mornings with Maria,” Rep. Kat Cammack (R-FL) mocked New York City Mayor Eric Adams (D) for complaining about busloads of border crossers and illegal aliens arriving in his city after previously supporting policies that promoted illegal immigration.

After outlining how Adams’ city was a “magnet” for illegal immigrants by making them eligible for assistance programs, Cammack told the mayor that if “you play stupid games, you win stupid prizes.” . . .

Progressives Boast of 5 Million Immigrant Voters
Breitbart

Left-wing activists are successfully converting millions of economic migrants into Democratic-leaning voters for the 2022 election, says a new report by left-wing groups.

“The new American majority has begun to demonstrate its power in numbers,” says the July 20 report, titled “NEW AMERICAN VOTERS 2022: Harnessing the Power of Naturalized Citizens.” . . .

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