Saturday, August 24, 2019

MixedTimes - Neil Munro

Eight-in-Ten Democrats Want Easier Migration and Asylum Rules

Eight-in-Ten Democrats Want Easier Migration and Asylum Rules

Eight-in-ten Democrats want legal changes to help migrants get asylum in the United States, and only three-in-ten want reforms to make migration more difficult, says a survey announced August 12 by the Pew Research Center.

Ken Cuccinelli: Judges Attack Donald Trump with 'Open Lawfare'

Ken Cuccinelli: Judges Attack Donald Trump with 'Open Lawfare'

Ken Cuccinelli, the top appointee in the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services agency, says progressive judges are waging "open lawfare" against President Donald Trump's campaign promises on immigration policy.

Americans Apply for Jobs at Koch Foods After ICE Raid

Americans Apply for Jobs at Koch Foods After ICE Raid

Roughly 150 locals attended a job fair to apply for jobs at the Koch Foods' plants inMississippi, following the August 7 removal of 243 alleged illegal migrants from two of the company's chicken processing plants, according to local authorities.

Donald Trump Wins Guatemala Vote on Asylum Deal

Donald Trump Wins Guatemala Vote on Asylum Deal

President Donald Trump scored a win in Guatemala on Sunday when the nation's voters rejected a candidate who wants to completely scrap a July 26 asylum agreement with the United States.

Democrats: Love and Aid for Illegal Migrants, Nothing for Americans

Democrats: Love and Aid for Illegal Migrants, Nothing for Americans

Democrats promised aid and love for illegal migrants -- but did not mention border protections or the concerns of ordinary Americans -- during a raucous Monday visit to theClint Border Patrol Station, just two miles from the Mexican border in Texas.

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.

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