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  • ICE Agents Arrest Men Leaving Alexandria Church Shelter

    02/15/2017 3:41:12 PM PST · by 11th_VA · 71 replies
    NBC Washington ^ | Feb 15, 2017 | Julie Carey
    Some are questioning the way Immigration and Customs Enforcement officials are handling arrests in Fairfax County after at least two men were arrested near a church shelter. Oscar Ramirez said he had just left the hypothermia shelter at Rising Hope Mission Church on Russell Road in Alexandria, Virginia, when about a dozen ICE agents surround him and other Latino men. "'Stop right there. Stop right there. Stop right there. Stay by the wall, where we can see your hands,'" the agents said, according to Ramirez. The group of men had left the shelter about 6:45 a.m. on Wednesday, Feb. 8...
  • Undocumented mom facing deportation takes sanctuary in Denver church

    02/15/2017 10:33:42 AM PST · by 2ndDivisionVet · 73 replies
    KDVR-TV ^ | February 15, 2017 | CNN Wire
    An undocumented immigrant is taking refuge at a church in Denver while she fights to remain in the country. Jeanette Vizguerra, a mother of four, was scheduled to check in with Immigration and Customs Enforcement agents Wednesday morning. She wanted to extend the stay on her deportation order, which expired last week, while she applies for a special visa. It was denied. She now faces separation from her American-born children, the youngest of whom is just 6. Vizguerra’s attorney appeared in court for her, saying she probably would have been taken into custody if she appeared. She is now taking...
  • Federal appeals court rules immigrants have no right to lawyer in expedited cases

    02/15/2017 11:19:38 AM PST · by 2ndDivisionVet · 23 replies
    Jurist Twenty ^ | February 8, 2017
    The US Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit ruled 2-1 Tuesday that immigrants who are caught entering the US illegally have no right to legal representation in an expedited hearing. A law passed in 1996 allows Customs and Border Protection officers to use a process of "expedited removal" to remove immigrants who are caught within 100 miles of the border without valid documentation. Immigrants who are subject to expedited removal are not given a lawyer, nor do they receive a trial. The appeals court upheld the deportation of a Mexican immigrant who was returned to his country the day...
  • Illegal Immigrant Stung Buying Grenade Launcher in South Texas

    02/15/2017 11:39:54 AM PST · by Gamecock · 32 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 13 Feb 2017 | ILDEFONSO ORTIZ
    Agents from the U.S. Bureau of Alcohol Tobacco Firearms and Explosive arrested 31-year-old Oscar Fredy Garcia last week near Los Fresnos, Texas, during the failed purchase of an M-203 grenade launcher, court records revealed. Garcia is listed as an illegal immigrant from Mexico. The case began on February 6 when Garcia met with an undercover ATF agent to purchase the grenade launcher and three AK-47 rifles at a price of $5,000. During the meeting, Garcia gave the undercover agent $300 as a down payment. Another ATF agent wrote in the criminal complaint that Garcia revealed he was purchasing the weapons...
  • POLL: Why are there so many heartbreaking stories about illegal aliens in the news?

    02/15/2017 11:50:35 AM PST · by Jeff Chandler · 34 replies
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  • Immigrant Protected Under ‘Dreamer’ Program Is Detained

    02/15/2017 10:15:39 AM PST · by nickcarraway · 20 replies
    KFOR ^ | FEBRUARY 15, 2017
    US immigration officials have detained a 23-year-old man from Washington state, who was authorized to remain in the country under a program established by the Obama administration. The man, Daniel Ramirez Medina, has twice been granted deferred action and employment authorization under the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals, or DACA, his lawyers said. The program, announced in 2012, is meant to temporarily shield qualified individuals from deportation. The case raises questions about what it could mean for Dreamers, undocumented immigrants who were brought to the United States as children. Ramirez came to the US from Mexico when he was 7...
  • List of Austin restaurants participating in a Day without Immigrants on Thursday (TX)

    02/15/2017 8:24:39 AM PST · by bgill · 37 replies
    Austin American-Statesman ^ | Feb. 15, 2017 | Matthew Odam
    A grassroots movement that seems to be a response to the U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement’s ongoing sting known as Operation Cross Check, as well as to the Trump administration, has called on people to unite in protest. A Spanish-language flier that has circulated in Austin and on social media calls on the “undocumented, residents, citizens and immigrants from all over the world” to boycott work, opening their businesses for the day, buying gasoline, attending class and more.
  • Poll: [56%] Hispanics back Trump deportations, ending 'sanctuary cities'

    02/15/2017 8:27:55 AM PST · by GonzoII · 38 replies
    Washington Examiner ^ | 2/14/17 | Paul Bedard
    Hispanic voters support President Trump's new focus on deporting illegal immigrants with criminal records and punishing some 300 cities that grant "sanctuary" to undocumented criminals, according to a new poll. The survey for Secure America Now found that 56 percent of Hispanic voters approve of deporting criminal illegals. Some 31 percent don't.
  • AISD warns teachers against giving students sanctuary from authorities (Austin, TX)

    02/15/2017 7:35:57 AM PST · by bgill · 9 replies
    kxan ^ | Feb. 14, 2017 | Andy Jechow
    Over the weekend, AISD teachers attended a union workshop on how to answer students’ questions and fears on immigration policy, including what to do if an immigration officers knock on their door. While the district acknowledged the politically and social active epicenter that is the Texas capital city, they reminded staff to be “meticulous” and “calculated” in their response to controversial events, like the targeted Immigration and Custom Enforcement operation...“A district employee may not provide a legal sanctuary for students fleeing law enforcement or stop a local or federal officer from conducting a lawful investigation or lawful arrest,” the district...
  • Jorge Ramos: “They are changing the definition of criminal”

    Univision news anchor and host of Spanish language television show Noticiero Univision has returned to the English speaking news circuit to take on President Trump. If you recall, Ramos was escorted out of a Trump press conference during the campaign for interrupting and not allowing the candidate to take questions from other reporters. Ramos has had quite a lot to say in recent days about the more than 600 illegal alien arrests made just last week across at least 11 states .
  • Border Patrol Agents Arrest Previously Deported Killer

    02/15/2017 7:50:24 AM PST · by yoe · 12 replies
    Breitbart ^ | February 15, 2017 | Bob Price
    Border Patrol agents in southern California have arrested a previously deported, aggravated felon who had been convicted of homicide but has not served his sentence.[snip] Although agents discovered the Guatemalan national as part of routine border patrol prevention, detection, and apprehension duties; television, print, and online media have recently been ablaze with reports of immigration officials’ roundup of criminal illegal aliens. Open borders advocates and complicit news organizations have used the routine operations to advance their agenda with messages of misinformation and fear. They have painted pictures of sweeping raids and government retaliation under the new presidential administration. These arrests;...
  • Trump Begins Crackdown On DREAMers: "We Are Hoping This Detention Was A Mistake"

    02/14/2017 7:18:22 PM PST · by Helicondelta · 28 replies
    zerohedge.com ^ | Feb 14, 2017
    What seems to be the first detention of a so-called DREAMer, a 23-year-old illegal Mexican immigrant has been arrested in Seattle by U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement officers. Ramirez, now in custody in Tacoma, Washington, was granted temporary permission to live and work legally in the United States under a program called the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals, or DACA, established in 2012 by Democratic President Obama, according to a court filing. The program protects from deportation 750,000 people who were brought to the United States illegally as children, sometimes called the "dreamers," and gives them the temporary right to...
  • ICE Must Give DACA Recipient, Daniel Medina, His Freedom Immediately

    02/14/2017 7:24:07 PM PST · by mdittmar · 61 replies
    United We Dream ^ | February 14, 2017 | Adam Luna
    For Immediate ReleaseUnder Trump’s Executive Orders, No One is Safe. Trump Administration and Paul Ryan Must Declare that Immigrant Youth Will Not Be DeportedWashington, DC – Today, news broke that Daniel Ramirez Medina, a beneficiary of the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals Program (DACA) has been detained by agents with the Immigration and Customs Enforcement Agency (ICE) for days.  Beneficiaries of the DACA program like Daniel have been promised a two year reprieve from deportation and a work permit, have paid nearly $500 in fees every two years, have passed a background check and have met a number of other...
  • SCHUMER: Raids are Snaring "Law-Abiding Illegals"

    02/14/2017 10:04:12 PM PST · by tcrlaf · 46 replies
    Washington Examiner ^ | 2-13-2017 | Sarah Ferrechio
    Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer said the Trump administration is rounding up and deporting "law-abiding" illegal immigrants and is demanding "details" about who is being targeted in a series of recent raids carried out by Immigration and Customs Enforcement agents. "I have always supported smart immigration enforcement that helps to keep our country safe, but raids targeting law-abiding immigrants and treating those with traffic violations the same as murderers and robbers will only achieve the opposite," Schumer, D-N.Y., said in a statement Monday.
  • Agents Discover Catapult Used to Launch Drugs Over U.S. - Mexico Border

    02/14/2017 10:11:24 PM PST · by nickcarraway · 20 replies
    KTVU ^ | 2/14
    Officials with the United States Border Patrol said their agents recently found a catapult system on the U.S. - Mexico border that was allegedly used to launch drugs into the United States. According to a statement released Tuesday, agents patrolling an area east of the Douglas Port of Entry on February 10 noticed several people on the south side quickly retreating from the fence as the agents approached. The system was found when the agents approached the fence.
  • Davi to Hollywood Elite: Invite Illegal Aliens and Refugees to the Oscars… or You’re Racists!

    02/15/2017 1:17:16 AM PST · by ColdOne · 20 replies
    breitbart.com ^ | 2/14/17 | Robert Davi
    An open letter to the Hollywood Elite and the rest of America: My Dear friends and colleagues, I have recently been pondering President Trump’s executive action with regard to our nation having extreme vetting and our immigration policy finally being enforced. It has pained me deeply to see such a violent reaction to something that, to my mind, makes absolute common sense. Let me begin by saying that I am from a family of immigrants that came to this country for a better life. They came to the US “legally,” assimilated, integrated, and learned English to the best of their...
  • Urbana man charged with living, voting in U.S. illegally

    02/15/2017 1:31:53 AM PST · by 11th_VA · 26 replies
    news-gazette.com ^ | Feb 10, 2017 | Tom Kacich
    URBANA — A Mexican national who has lived in Urbana since 2005, allegedly using a stolen identity, was arraigned Thursday on seven federal counts, including four related to voting by an illegal immigrant. (snip) Valencia-Sandoval's arraignment came on the same day that new U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions was sworn in, stressing that the nation needs a "lawful system of immigration." Sessions vowed to uphold immigration laws that he claimed went largely unenforced during the Obama administration. "We need to end this lawlessness that threatens the public's safety, pulls down wages of working Americans," he said. "If you continually go...
  • Thousands protest Milwaukee County sheriff's immigration crackdown

    02/15/2017 2:53:26 AM PST · by Altura Ct. · 55 replies
    Chicago Tribune ^ | 2/12/2017
    A sea of demonstrators on Monday marched from Milwaukee's predominantly Hispanic south side to the downtown courthouse to protest a plan that would deputize local law enforcement officers as federal immigration agents. Busloads of demonstrators from about a dozen communities around Wisconsin arrived to join local protesters in the mile-long march. Parents with children in strollers, young men hoisting Mexican and American flags, and older supporters mingled as the crowd, estimated at 10,000 to 20,000 by police, moved through the streets chanting "Si, podemos!" or "Yes we can!" Jose Flores, board president at Voces de le Frontera, one of the...
  • Va. police: Death of teenage girl, two other cases may all be gang-related (MS-13)

    02/15/2017 4:28:14 AM PST · by 11th_VA · 11 replies
    Washington Post ^ | Feb 15, 2017
    The killing of one teenage girl and the disappearances of two others who have since returned home may all be connected and may be gang-related, Fairfax County police said Tuesday.(snip) Damaris’s mother, Maria Reyes, told The Washington Post on Tuesday that her daughter had fallen in with a local clique of MS-13, before her disappearance from the family home Dec. 10. On Jan. 6, Damaris appeared to have been sent warnings that gang members wanted to kill her, according to Facebook messages her mother shared with The Post. “Those suckers want to kill you,” read one Facebook message, while another...
  • The ‘Day Without Immigrants’ movement is reportedly spreading across the country

    02/15/2017 4:36:30 AM PST · by rightwingintelligentsia · 49 replies
    Fusion.net ^ | February 14, 2017 | Rafi Schwartz
    Reports are surfacing about a potential national strike by immigrants this week—the latest in a growing movement to highlight the role immigrants play in the face of Donald Trump’s increasingly harsh crackdown. According to Washingtonian magazine, a number of local restaurants and other businesses have begun bracing for a national strike on February 16, in which immigrants—particularly those from Latinx communities—have been urged to stay home from work. The grassroots protest has seemingly been organized by word of mouth and across Latinx social media channels. “One of our delivery men who’s Latino told our kitchen about it, and then it...
  • The Facts vs. The Fiction: How Other Countries Deal with Illegal Immigration

    02/15/2017 5:05:18 AM PST · by davikkm · 8 replies
    IWB ^ | Mark Angelides
    The recent media frenzy over the upcoming deportations of criminal migrants is a perfect example of how the elites view Americans as second class citizens. If they truly believed that all people are equal and that all across the world should be treated equally, their anger would be directed at nations that have real discriminatory immigration practices, not the U.S.
  • Jailed Illegal Alien Rosa Ortega Says What She Did Isnt a Real Crime,After Illegally Voting 5 Times

    02/15/2017 6:59:15 AM PST · by davikkm · 52 replies
    Illegal immigrant Rosa Ortega from Grand Prairie, Texas voted in five different elections in the past decade, but is not a United States citizen. She told reporters this week in a jail interview that she did not know the difference between citizen and resident.
  • Then, Deportations Were Good; Now, Deportations Are Evil

    02/15/2017 5:53:24 AM PST · by IBD editorial writer · 8 replies
    Investor's Business Daily ^ | 2/14/2017 | Staff
    Immigration: What a difference an election makes. When President Obama was in the White House, Democrats were crowing about the historic number of illegal immigrants he was deporting each year. Now, every arrest of an illegal immigrant is a cause for protests. When President Trump's Homeland Security Secretary John Kelly announced on Monday that Immigration and Customs Enforcement had arrested 680 illegals — 75% of whom are convicted criminals — the left had another emotional breakdown. The enforcement actions were called "sweeping" and part of an "immigration crackdown" under Trump. Pro-immigration groups said the "level of intimidation seems new." Senate...
  • Law allows Trump to refuse visas to ‘uncooperative’ countries that won’t take back deportees

    02/15/2017 4:46:07 AM PST · by davikkm · 13 replies
    washingtontimes ^ | Stephen Dinan
    Even if President Trump can’t convince the courts to approve his extreme vetting executive order, he may have another tool at his disposal that would allow him to strip visas from some of the seven countries he’s trying to target, crackdown supporters say. A federal law says the government can stop issuing visas to countries that are deemed “uncooperative” because they refuse to take back their citizens when the U.S. tries to deport them. At least five of the seven countries Mr. Trump is targeting — Iran, Iraq, Libya, Somalia and Sudan — are already on that list, according to...
  • (AL) House votes to block money to 'sanctuary campuses'

    02/15/2017 2:28:33 AM PST · by 11th_VA · 18 replies
    .idahostatesman.com ^ | Feb 14, 2017 | BY KIM CHANDLER Associated Press
    MONTGOMERY, ALA. The Alabama House of Representatives voted Tuesday to block state funds to colleges and universities that declare themselves so-called sanctuary campuses for immigrants in the country illegally. House members voted 72-28 for the bill to authorize the attorney general to block state funds to colleges that do not follow state and federal immigration law. The measure now moves to the Alabama Senate. Rep. Phil Williams, the bill's sponsor, acknowledged no Alabama college has announced intent to flout immigration laws but argued that one might do so in the future. He said the state should be proactive instead of...
  • 'There Is No Plan': Dreamers Fear Deportation After DACA Arrest

    02/14/2017 9:11:39 PM PST · by 2ndDivisionVet · 31 replies
    ATTN ^ | February 15, 2017 | Charles Davis
    The Trump administration says the hundreds of undocumented immigrants it picked up in a nationwide sweep represent the worst of the worst, but a quarter of those arrested had no criminal record. And now Reuters reports that at least one person still detained had been granted legal permission to stay and work in the U.S. under the Deferred Action for Child Arrivals program, or DACA. Over 680 people were arrested last week as part of a five-day “enforcement surge” carried out by U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement. ICE says the raids targeted criminals, but the agency has failed to release...
  • Tucker has become unwatchable - vanity

    02/14/2017 6:36:37 PM PST · by RightInEastLansing · 161 replies
    Tucker has totally lost control of his interviews. The slimy liberals have learned to just talk over him and never let him get a word in edgewise. Too bad, I use to look forward to his show. Now it has become a platform for the rabid, insane left.
  • ICE detainer on accused molester initially denied, opening door to policy change

    02/14/2017 4:42:38 PM PST · by 11th_VA · 15 replies
    KXAN ^ | Feb 14, 2017 | By Andy Jechow and Phil Prazan
    AUSTIN (KXAN) — The Travis County Sheriff’s Office says they are reviewing their ICE detainer policy and are now considering modifications due to a recent case where the jail initially denied a retainer on an accused child sex abuser. The man, Hugo Gallardo-Gonzalez, 31, was booked Sunday on a charge of continuous sexual abuse of a young child, which is not one of the four charges in Sheriff Sally Hernandez’s policy that leads to an accepted Immigration and Custom Enforcement detainer. Those charges are capital murder, first degree murder, aggravated sexual assault and human smuggling. After the sheriff’s office reviewed...
  • Assault charge filed against man arrested in ICE raid that injured agent

    02/14/2017 4:21:05 PM PST · by 11th_VA · 12 replies
    statesman.com ^ | Feb 14, 2017
    Federal authorities have charged the man who was arrested by federal immigration agents last week in an incident in Northwest Austin that left one man injured. Mexican national Hugo Baltazar-Ramirez was charged with assaulting a federal deportation officer. Baltazar-Ramirez’s arrest on Friday is what alerted many in the Austin area to increased U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement action in an operation called Operation Cross Check that led to 51 arrests in the Austin area. The action has prompted outcry from Mayor Steve Adler and from the public through several protests in North Austin. The U.S. attorney’s office said Baltazar-Ramirez, 23,...
  • Some Walls Work

    02/14/2017 2:44:14 PM PST · by Kaslin · 7 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | February 14, 2017 | Cal Thomas
    "You must always leave the wall" -- "The Fantasticks" While the debate continues about when, how quickly and who will pay for a "wall" across America's Southern border, at least one country known for its liberal politics is offering a lesson. The "City of Light," Paris, France, has decided to spend 20 million euros ($22 million USD) to build a wall around the Eiffel Tower. Why? To limit the risk of terrorism. Bloomberg.com reports that a city official, Jean-Francois Martins, said the idea is to have a "permanent and aesthetic barrier" around the city's most famous landmark. "Sadly," he said,...
  • [7th Circuit] Court: Deport Illegal Immigrant Who Committed Voter Fraud

    02/14/2017 10:20:58 AM PST · by GonzoII · 23 replies
    Lifezette ^ | 14 Feb 2017 | Edmund Kozak
    The 7th Circuit Court of Appeals ruled Monday that Margarita Del Pilar Fitzpatrick, a resident alien who registered to vote illegally, can be deported for the act despite her claim that she did so at the direction of a DMV employee. Fitzpatrick arrived in the country in 2002 and is married to a U.S. citizen. Fitzpatrick applied for an Illinois driver’s licence a few years after arriving in the country, court records show. During the process, the DMV clerk asked Fitzpatrick if she wished to register to vote, telling her “it’s up to you.”
  • Trump just getting started with immigration raids

    02/14/2017 11:07:19 AM PST · by SeekAndFind · 15 replies
    Politico ^ | 02/14/2017 | By SEUNG MIN KIM and TED HESSON
    The arrests of hundreds of immigrants last week marked the first large-scale raid under the Trump administration — and the crackdown was, by all indications, just the start of much more to come. The expansive executive order signed last month by President Donald Trump allows a significantly broader population of immigrants to be picked up for deportation. And Trump has signaled he has every intention of using that authority to carry out his campaign pledge to deport millions of foreigners from the United States. Immigration advocates say the stepped-up enforcement amounts to a new deportation dragnet that’s ensnaring otherwise law-abiding...
  • Sentencing For Man Who Admitted Causing Deadly Christmas Eve Crash

    02/14/2017 11:23:37 AM PST · by bird4four4 · 16 replies
    WHAM 1180 ^ | 2-14-2017 | posted by Newsradio WHAM 1180
    The illegal immigrant who admitted causing a deadly Christmas Eve crash in Clarkson in 2015, has been sentenced. Efrain Lopez-Contreras was sentenced today to 6 to 18 years in prison after he pleaded guilty last month to vehicular homicide, vehicular manslaughter and DWI. The head-on crash fatally injured 14-year-old Giana Bartolucci and injured her father -- Pastor Tony Bartolucci -- as they drove to get a Christmas tree. Lopez-Contreras is expected to be deported to Mexico after he is released.
  • Court blocks Trump's immigration order indefinitely

    02/14/2017 11:43:46 AM PST · by mtrott · 47 replies
    Yahoo News/GMA ^ | Feb 14, 2017 | JAMES HILL, LAUREN PEARLE, MEGHAN KENEALLY and JULIA JACOBO
    A Seattle federal district court has issued a preliminary injunction on President Trump's controversial immigration executive order, which temporarily banned most immigration from seven predominantly Muslim countries and also shut down the refugee program for 120 days. The injunction, by Judge James Robart, effectively extends the temporary restraining order he issued earlier this month into an indefinite nationwide block of Trump's immigration order.
  • Twitter: ICE is Hiring

    02/14/2017 12:22:51 PM PST · by TigerClaws · 9 replies
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  • ICE head cancels meeting with Hispanic Dems

    02/14/2017 12:08:23 PM PST · by jazusamo · 47 replies
    The Hill ^ | February 14, 2017 | Rafael Bernal
    A meeting between congressional Hispanic Democrats and the Trump administration's top immigration enforcement officer was canceled abruptly Tuesday in the wake of national immigration raids that have roiled Latino leaders. Thomas Homan, the acting director of Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE), told members of the Congressional Hispanic Caucus (CHC) Tuesday that he would not be attending the meeting, according to CHC aides. CHC Chairwoman Rep. Michelle Lujan Grisham (D-N.M.) and Homan had a phone call at 2 p.m. to discuss the cancellation. The CHC is expected to hold a press conference later Tuesday. Homan's office said it had received too...
  • Why should Muslims Feel Entitled to Move to America?

    02/14/2017 6:31:17 AM PST · by Kaslin · 34 replies
    American Thinker ^ | February 14, 2017 | Mathew Voegtli
    Why should Americans feel obligated to open our borders for Muslims to move here en masse? Foreign nationals in foreign countries do not have U.S. Constitutional rights. As the Supreme Court has held, an unadmitted and nonresident alien "had no constitutional right of entry to this country as a nonimmigrant or otherwise." (Mandel, 408 U.S. at 762; see Plasencia, 459 U.S. at 32.) Beyond this fact, the president has plenary power over foreign affairs and this includes, under the Immigration and Nationality Act of 1952, the power to suspend or impose restrictions on the entry of foreign nationals if he...
  • Judicial Watch Sues San Francisco Sheriff’s Department again Over Sanctuary Policy

    02/14/2017 10:04:13 AM PST · by jazusamo · 6 replies
    Judicial Watch ^ | February 14, 2017
    New Lawsuit Directly Counters San Francisco’s Lawsuit against Trump Administration (Washington, DC) – Judicial Watch today announced that it filed a new taxpayer lawsuit against San Francisco Sheriff Vicki Hennessy and the San Francisco Sheriff’s Department (SFSD) to prevent the use of taxpayer funds on policies “that prohibit or restrict SFSD personnel from sharing … immigration-related information with federal immigration law enforcement officials.” The suit was filed on behalf of Cynthia Cerletti, a taxpayer of the City and County of San Francisco, in the Superior Court of California, County of San Francisco ( Cynthia Cerletti v. Vicki Hennessy (No....
  • Trump White House Files Paperwork For En Banc Hearing At Ninth Circuit Over Executive Order

    02/14/2017 8:08:39 AM PST · by GonzoII · 86 replies
    Townhall ^ | Feb 13, 2017 3:42 PM | Matt Vespa
    The Trump administration is filing paper work for an en banc hearing of the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals that initially voted unanimously to keep the temporary restraining order on the president’s executive order on immigration in place.
  • O’Reilly: The Press Is ‘Smearing’ Trump With Coverage of ICE Raids

    02/13/2017 7:21:11 PM PST · by ForYourChildren · 34 replies
    Mediaite ^ | 02/13/2017 | Josh Feldman
    Bill O’Reilly said tonight that the press’ dishonesty may have reached a peak in their coverage of the recent Immigration and Customs Enforcement raids in “smearing” President Trump. ... He said he didn’t see much coverage mentioning criminals being targeted and said, “That’s not press bias, that’s blatant dishonesty.” He also took note of how there wasn’t this kind of outrage after the raids that took place under President Obama. {..snip..}
  • Chuck Schumer Demands ICE Show Him What Arrested ‘Law-Abiding’ Illegals Did That Was So Illegal

    02/13/2017 8:01:34 PM PST · by Helicondelta · 48 replies
    michellemalkin.com ^ | February 13, 2017
    Senator Chuck Schumer is demanding that Immigration & Customs Enforcement officials tell him what all the illegals they’ve arrested these last few days did that was so illegal: Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer said the Trump administration is rounding up and deporting “law-abiding” illegal immigrants and is demanding “details” about who is being targeted in a series of recent raids carried out by Immigration and Customs Enforcement agents. ICE should send a letter to concerned Dems saying they targeted these particular people because they’re climate change deniers. That plus a lot of them apparently weren’t just wanted for jaywalking:
  • What's So Different About Trump's Immigration Raids?

    02/13/2017 8:32:10 PM PST · by 2ndDivisionVet · 7 replies
    ATTN ^ | February 13, 2017 | Charles Davis
    Immigrants rights activists are saying this month's raids by Immigrations and Customs Enforcement are a new development, and a concerning sign of things to come. ICE, for its part, says the fears are misplaced, insisting that the arrest of hundreds of undocumented immigrants across the country was business as usual, with the agency targeting convicted criminals just like it did under President Barack Obama. Meanwhile, President Donald Trump is taking credit for rounding up what he claims are dangerous criminals. "We’re taking people with very big problems and we’re getting them out.," Trump told reporters following a joint press conference...
  • Deported Arizona mom's lawyer: Trump order 'declaration of war' on immigrants

    02/13/2017 9:53:30 PM PST · by 2ndDivisionVet · 37 replies
    CNN ^ | February 13, 2017 | Germania Rodriguez
    The lawyer for an Arizona woman who was deported last week says President Donald Trump's recent executive orders are "a declaration of war" on the immigrant community. Guadalupe Garcia de Rayos was deported to Mexico Thursday following a routine check-in with a US Immigration and Customs Enforcement office in Phoenix. She was required to check in yearly after being convicted in 2009 of using a false Social Security number and had done so with no repercussions until now. "This is a declaration of war, these executive orders, are a declaration of war on the immigrant community," Ray Maldonado, Garcia de...
  • Will Mexican restaurant workers join Staten Island business boycott? (Nationwide?)

    02/13/2017 10:57:30 PM PST · by 2ndDivisionVet · 25 replies
    The Staten Island Advance ^ | February 13, 2017 | Pamela Silvestri
    STATEN ISLAND, N.Y. -- Rumblings in the restaurant community over the weekend focused on a boycott potentially taking place on Thursday, Feb. 16, on behalf of the Mexican community. The effort purportedly will affect other industries as well. "Many Mexican [owned] stores are going to close and [Mexicans] are not going to work," said a healthcare worker who declined to give her name but lives in Tompkinsville and hails from Mexico. She will be showing up to her job that day but says her friends certainly are buzzing about it. "They are asked not to work, not to buy in...
  • Jorge Ramos: 'Deportation Czar' Trump' Destroying American Families' <barf alert>

    02/14/2017 4:35:30 AM PST · by sevinufnine · 51 replies
    Fox News ^ | 2/14/17 | Fox News
    Univision anchor Jorge Ramos squared off with Fox News' Sean Hannity Monday night in a debate over President Donald Trump's illegal immigration policy, with Ramos calling the president the "deportation czar." Ramos, who famously confronted Trump on the campaign trail over his promise to build a wall across the southern border hours after the president took credit for a series of raids that netted 680 undocumented immigrants in six major cities. "The vast majority of immigrants in this country," Ramos told Hannity, "are not criminals, are not terrorists, and are not rapists ... Immigrants are less likely to be criminals...
  • Killers, child sex abusers and drug traffickers - Homeland Security boss lists crimes of the illegal

    02/14/2017 4:49:33 AM PST · by ColdOne · 12 replies
    dailymail.co.uk ^ | 2/13/17 | Geoff Earle
    Full title.............................Killers, child sex abusers and drug traffickers - Homeland Security boss lists crimes of the illegals rounded up last week as Trump says 'we're getting the bad ones out' ........................................ Federal immigration officers arrested nearly illegal immigrants in multi-state raids last week U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement says 75 per cent who got arrested were 'criminal aliens' The agency listed such crimes as homicide, sexual assault, drug trafficking, and DUI It didn't say how the other 25 per cent who weren't violent criminals got arrested The agency 'conducts these kind of targeted enforcement operations regularly and has for many...
  • The Real Deporter And Chief

    02/14/2017 5:40:07 AM PST · by gaggs · 10 replies
    During Obama’s rein over 2.5 million illegal immigrants were deported, this number equates to half a million more than during the George W. Bush administration. Obama within many circles was labeled the “Deporter and Chief” ICE enforcement of this policy has been common place in many cities throughout Obama’s terms and never reported by the Mainstream Media. No video’s, no protests, no outrage and not a dissenting peep from the Democrats.
  • For the Media, the Only Jihad Is Against Trump

    02/13/2017 5:27:39 PM PST · by markomalley · 6 replies
    PJ Media ^ | 2/12/17 | Roger L Simon
    In their zeal to "Jump on Trump," is our media -- not to mention their 9th Circuit cohorts -- doing an immense disservice to the American public by obfuscating, effectively censoring, serious discussion of Islamic immigration and what to do about it?It's a global problem, surely, and we have a lot to learn from the mistakes of the Europeans who -- according to the latest polls -- are expressing serious regrets about their open-border immigration policies.Several countries are beginning to return their migrants, sometimes offering economic incentives.  And you can see why, reading last Friday's report from the Gatestone Institute: Several young  gang-rapists started...
  • N.J. Democrats say state should pay to protect 'sanctuary cities' from Trump

    02/13/2017 5:38:39 PM PST · by GuavaCheesePuff · 20 replies
    Newark Star-Ledger ^ | February 13, 2017 | Matt Arco
    TRENTON -- Democratic lawmakers will soon vote on a bill that would protect so-called sanctuary cities in the state from financial hits if President Donald Trump follows through with a promise to cut funding to them. State Sen. Brian Stack, who represents Union City, sponsored the legislation (S2007) that would require the state dole out grants to any municipality or county that has its federal dollars cut for being a sanctuary for unauthorized immigrants.
  • ‘We want justice.’ Pokémon Go player’s death sparks petitions, protests against Chesapeake police

    02/13/2017 6:21:01 PM PST · by Trump20162020 · 16 replies
    WTKR ^ | February 13, 2017 | Merris Badcock
    CHESAPEAKE, Va. - Protests, a Facebook page, and now a petition: it is the latest in a string of campaigns all demanding justice in the shooting death of 60-year-old Jiansheng Chen of Chesapeake. Grandpa Chen – as he has come to be known on the Internet – was allegedly shot and killed by a River Walk neighborhood security guard last month. The guard says he was acting in self-defense, and that Chen tried to run him over. Chen’s family says their grandfather was playing Pokémon Go, and spoke little English. “A 60-year-old man who was sitting in the car playing...