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Exclusive: Texas DPS, Military Warn Border Personnel of Possible Retaliation from Mexican Gulf Cartel
Breitbart

The Texas Military Department and Department of Public Safety officials issued a warning to law enforcement officers and soldiers working along the state’s border with Mexico. The warnings of possible retaliation from members of the Gulf Cartel follow the arrest in recent days of a key leader. . . .

Biden Tries to Revive DACA on Appeal
Immigration Reform Law Institute

WASHINGTON—Yesterday, the Immigration Reform Law Institute (IRLI) filed a friend-of-the-court brief in the Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals in support of Texas and other states suing to end the Obama-era Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program (DACA). . . .

Hidden Federal Funds Come to Light
Childhood arrivals get $495 and $200 to renew their DACA paperwork
Northwest Observer

The Biden-Harris American Rescue Plan Act passed by Congress in early 2021 gave Oregon the resources to contain COVID-19 and rebuild the economy. . . .

Fiery Tucker Carlson Segment Calls Out DC for Focusing on Ukraine's Border Over Invasion at US Border
the Western Journall

Amid Russia’s invasion of Ukraine, many politicians and establishment media outlets have said the world is in danger and needs to act now. . . .

‘Union Agitators’ Misleading National Guardsmen, Says Texas Military Dept.

The Texas Military Department says “union agitators” cannot engage in collective bargaining for members of the National Guard. The statement comes in response to a meeting earlier this week where members of the Texas State Employees Union met with guardsmen in Del Rio. . . .

‘Union Agitators’ Misleading National Guardsmen, Says Texas Military Dept.
Breitbart

The Texas Military Department says “union agitators” cannot engage in collective bargaining for members of the National Guard. The statement comes in response to a meeting earlier this week where members of the Texas State Employees Union met with guardsmen in Del Rio. . . .

Feds Agree to Pay for Damage Caused by Illegal Aliens, Provide No Security Solution
Numbersusa

The Biden Administration has agreed to pay farmers and ranchers across the Texas-Mexico border for damages to their property caused by Biden’s border crisis which has seen a massive surge in illegal immigration and drug smuggling. . . .

Handful of House Republicans Unveil a New Amnesty Bill
FAIR

On Tuesday, Congresswoman Maria Elvira Salazar (R-Fla.) introduced a FAIR-opposed bill alongside six Republican colleagues that provides amnesty for millions of illegal aliens in exchange for a few border security and immigration enforcement reforms. . . .

DHS eyes more welfare for legal immigrants as Supreme Court hears challenge
Washington Times

The Biden administration has moved to make it more attractive for immigrants to sign up for welfare, laying down a marker just days before the Supreme Court is slated to take up the issue in a legal challenge seeking to restore stricter Trump-era rules. . . .

Report: Bipartisan Effort to Undercut American Workers Underway
the Western Journal

Last week, we lost the brilliant conservative satirist P.J. O’Rourke. It would impossible to catalogue all of the political truths the “Parliament of Whores” author was able to turn into epigrams, but I was reminded of one particular quote where he drove home the fact that comity among our two major parties isn’t a good thing in and of itself: . . .

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