Tuesday, June 25, 2019

MixedTimes - Neil Munro

Democrats Block Emergency Funding for Border Crisis

Democrats Block Emergency Funding for Border Crisis

Democratic Senator Pat Leahy bluntly told GOP Senators that Democrats are blocking $4.5 billion needed to manage the Central American migration emergency until Republicans submit to their pro-migration demands.

Mexico, GOP Establishment Try to Block Tariffs and Immigration Deal

Mexico, GOP Establishment Try to Block Tariffs and Immigration Deal

A top official in Mexico's government is rejecting the White House's call for a "safe third country" immigration deal, and some GOP leaders are trying to prevent President Donald Trump from getting a deal by imposing tariffs on Mexico.

Smugglers Send First Caravan of African Migrants to U.S.

Smugglers Send First Caravan of African Migrants to U.S.

The first caravan of African migrants arrived at the U.S. border on May 31, spotlighting the risk that millions of Asians and Africans will follow the Central Americans' catch-and-release pathway into the U.S.

Senate Hearing: Obama's DACA and Flores Orders Spiked Illegal Migration

Senate Hearing: Obama's DACA and Flores Orders Spiked Illegal Migration

The illegal migration of "family units" and "unaccompanied alien children" spiked after former President Barack Obama signed off on the "DACA" amnesty and the Flores court order, according to a graphic used by the chairman of the Senate homeland defense committee.

Transgender: Ben Carson Restores Women's Rights in Homeless Shelters

Transgender: Ben Carson Restores Women's Rights in Homeless Shelters

Ben Carson's Department of Housing and Urban Development has decided to restore single-sex spaces for women in homeless shelters, amid growing Democratic pressure to force women to share their sleeping and bathroom spaces with men who say they are women.

Donald Trump: Some Democrats Are 'Changing' on Migration Wave

Donald Trump: Some Democrats Are 'Changing' on Migration Wave

President Donald Trump said Democrats may choose to curb Central American migration into the United States — but did not show evidence that Democrats want to reform the laws that are encouraging the migration.

DHS Nielsen: Border Security Is in 'System-Wide Meltdown'

DHS Nielsen: Border Security Is in 'System-Wide Meltdown'

The fast-growing migrantrush over the U.S. border is collapsing border security and overwhelming the ability of border agents to processand protect migrants, DHS Secretary KirstjenNielsen said in a Thursdayletter to all members of Congress.

Bush Center to White House: Open Borders for Business Hiring

Bush Center to White House: Open Borders for Business Hiring

The George W. Bush Presidential Center is helping to develop a White House immigration policy, as it is urging legislators to help CEOs and investors hire an unlimited number of foreigners in place of white-collar and blue-collar Americans.

New York Times Op-Ed: Open the Borders

New York Times Op-Ed: Open the Borders

The existing border wall must be torn down so that migrants can freely enter the United States, says an op-ed published by the New York Times.

Feds Bust College Graduate Labor Trafficking Rings

Feds Bust College Graduate Labor Trafficking Rings

The federal government used a fake university to bust labor traffickers who funneled at least 600 Indian workers into college graduate jobs around the United States, the Detroit Newsreported.

Feds Bust White-Collar Immigration Fraud Scheme

Feds Bust White-Collar Immigration Fraud Scheme

The federal government used a fake university to bust labor traffickers who funneled at least 600 Indian workers into college graduate jobs around the United States, the Detroit Newsreported.

Trump Downplays Chance of Amnesty-for-Wall Deal

Trump Downplays Chance of Amnesty-for-Wall Deal

President Donald Trump used an interview with the Wall Street Journal to downplay expectations that the 17-member bipartisan panel on border security will propose an amnesty-for-wall deal.

Grassroots Immigration Group: Amnesty Is Worse than No Wall

Grassroots Immigration Group: Amnesty Is Worse than No Wall

President Donald Trump should not offer a combined "DACA-Dreamer" amnesty to win "one-tenth of a border fence," says William Gheen, founder of the grassroots Americans for Legal Immigration PAC group.

New York Times: Donald Trump Blocked 'BRIDGE' Amnesty

New York Times: Donald Trump Blocked 'BRIDGE' Amnesty

President Donald Trump quietly rejected a proposed amnesty that would have crippled immigration enforcement and triggered a migrant wave during his 2020election, according to a report in the New York Times.

Trump to Offer Fix for Shutdown and Border 'Humanitarian Crisis'

Trump to Offer Fix for Shutdown and Border 'Humanitarian Crisis'

President Donald Trump will offer another compromise deal on Saturday to end the shutdown over the border wall, and Democrats will approve $1.1 billion to buy extra surveillance technology and additional immigration judges, according to Friday evening media reports.

Nancy Pelosi Pushes 'Technological Wall' Instead of a Fence

Nancy Pelosi Pushes 'Technological Wall' Instead of a Fence

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi is reviving theestablishment's "virtual wall" policy on the southern border to soften her uncompromising opposition to PresidentDonald Trump'spush for a real fence on the border.

Shutdown Fight Covers Just 1¢ for Every $10 in 2019 Budget

Shutdown Fight Covers Just 1¢ for Every $10 in 2019 Budget

President Trump is pressing Democratic leaders for $5.6 billion in border-fence funding for 2019, but Democrats face little public, media, or political pressure to end the shutdown or provide anything above $1.3 billion for some mix of fencing and various "border security" projects.

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