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Federal Courts Rule Against Border Wall Construction
Federation of American Immigration Reform

 


President Trump’s efforts to hasten the construction of a barrier on our southwest border faced roadblocks in the courts recently. In two instances, federal courts dealt setbacks to the construction of a border wall – one of his signature campaign promises.

The first case, Sierra Club v. Trump (No. 19-17501), concerns the president’s emergency declaration in February . . .

ICE Arrests More than 170 Illegal Aliens At Large During Sanctuary City Crackdown
The Epoch times

The U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) agency announced Thursday that it has arrested more than 170 at-large illegal immigrantsthroughout the country in a crackdown focused on sanctuary cities.

The 176 arrests in Philadelphia, Denver, Seattle, New York, Washington, and Baltimore were a culmination of a week-long effort from Oct. 3-9 . . .

Amy Coney-Barrett will defend America's Borders and Laws
Immigration Reform Law Institute

https://www.irli.org/amy-coney-barrett-will-defend-americas-borders-and-...

 

With the disgraceful spectacle of the Kavanaugh hearings still fresh in many people’s memories, America is about to witness another Supreme Court confirmation process, one that may make the last one look dignified by comparison. That would be a shame, because Judge Amy Coney Barrett is a sterling nominee who has shown a reverence for America’s laws and sovereignty.

In her Rose Garden introduction as the nominee to replace Ruth Bader Ginsburg . . .

 

Cross: Anniversary of trooper's death a reminder of risks to law enforcement
Herald and News

Little more than 28 years ago, Oregon State Police Trooper Bret R. Clodfelter, 34, on September 30, 1992, stopped a car occupied by three intoxicated men near Klamath Falls. One of them was Francisco Manzo-Hernandez. Trooper Clodfelter arrested the driver of the car for DUII.

OSP Trooper Clodfelter, wanting to prevent Francisco Manzo-Hernandez or the other man from driving drunk, volunteered to drive the men home. The OSP Trooper frisked the two men before placing them in the back of his patrol car.

Tragically, Trooper Clodfelter missed a .38 caliber handgun Francisco...

Who's Who Among the OregonCandidates

Oregonians frustrated with what’s happening in the Oregon now and in the State Legislature and Congress can learn more about candidates in the November election, and get involved with a campaign.

Oregon’s Congressional delegation has a dismal record on protecting the interests of U.S. citizens in immigration policy.  Most of the delegation has been in office for many years, and have consistently voted for lax to no controls on immigration.  We see the results in unsustainable population growth, overcrowding, degradation of the environment and multiple other ill effects.  Oregon’s...

Washington State Releases Stimulus "Relief" Funds for Illegal Aliens


Following on the heels of California, Oregon and Connecticut, the State of Washington will now be the latest to start issuing COVID-19 “stimulus” funds to illegal aliens.

On August 10, Governor Jay Inslee (D) announced that the state would establish a $40 million “Immigrant Relief Fund" specifically for those who didn’t qualify for federal stimulus funds, i.e., illegal aliens . . .

Trump Signs Order Barring Illegal Aliens from Census Count
Washington Times

President Trump signed an executive action on Tuesday to prevent illegal aliens from being included in the 2020 census for congressional apportionment, saying the move is needed for “respect for the law and protection of the integrity of the democratic process.” . . .

Berkley Students Planning Fraudulent Course to Circument ICE Rules, Avoid Deportation
Fox News

Hundreds of students at the University of California -- Berkeley are privately discussing a plan to create a "dummy" course solely to help international students on F-1 student visas avoid deportation under new U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement  (ICE) regulations -- and they say at least one faculty member is on board, Fox News has learned. . .

DACA Can Be Ended With Swift DHS Action
IRLI

Last month, the U.S. Supreme Court thwarted President Trump’s administration’s efforts to enforce the law and remove those that entered the country illegally, a crime per Title 8 U.S.C. § 1325, or overstayed their visas in its ruling in Department of Homeland Security, et al v. Regents of the University of California, et al. . . 

https://libertysword.com/soros-funded-group-vows-to-turn-out-6m-hispanic-voters-to-defeat-trump
Liberty Sword

United We Dream activists said during a press call this week that they are “powering up” their members to turn out millions of new Hispanic American voters to tank Trump’s reelection campaign.

The group has long advocated for an amnesty for all 11 to 22 million illegal aliens and, specifically, the nearly 800,000 illegal aliens enrolled in former President Obama’s Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program.

Soros’ Open Society Foundations has been a donor to United We Dream since at least 2015. . .

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