Rand: Human trafficking is multi-billion dollar business for crime bosses, gangs

Rand: Human trafficking is multi-billion dollar business for crime bosses, gangs

by WorldTribune Staff, June 12, 2019 More than 60 percent of illegal immigrants pay a trafficker to get them into the United States, according to a new Rand Corporation report. In Central American nations, crime lords, gangs, and small-time operators make up to $2.3 billion a year moving illegals across the border, making it one […]

‘Breaking point’: Trump ‘not playing games’, cuts aid to caravans’ source nations

‘Breaking point’: Trump ‘not playing games’, cuts aid to caravans’ source nations

by WorldTribune Staff, March 31, 2019 President Donald Trump says he could close the southern border in the coming days as Customs and Border Patrol (CBP) officials saying they were on pace to apprehend more than 100,000 immigrants at the border in March. The president tweeted on March 29: “If Mexico doesn’t immediately stop ALL […]

Report: More than 1 million illegals with final deportation orders remain in U.S.

Report: More than 1 million illegals with final deportation orders remain in U.S.

by WorldTribune Staff, March 20, 2019 Over one million illegal immigrants remain in the United States despite being issued their final deportation orders, according to the Immigration Reform Law Institute (IRLI). Data obtained by IRLI via a Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) request show there are 644,488 illegals from the top four countries of origin – […]

‘Situation is not sustainable’: Flood of illegals overwhelms U.S. facilities

‘Situation is not sustainable’: Flood of illegals overwhelms U.S. facilities

by WorldTribune Staff, March 6, 2019 An overwhelming increase in the number of illegals rushing the U.S.-Mexico border has brought the U.S. immigration system to “the breaking point,” according to U.S. Border and Customs Protection (CBP). The United States has detained more immigrants traveling in family groups at the southern border in the last five […]

A new caravan of 10,000 migrants said headed to southern border

A new caravan of 10,000 migrants said headed to southern border

by WorldTribune Staff, November 23, 2018 As residents of the Mexican border city of Tijuana grow increasingly bitter toward the caravan of migrants currently parked in their city, some 10,000 more migrants are said to be making their way to the U.S.’s southern border. Between 8,500 and 10,500 migrants from El Salvador, Guatemala, and Honduras […]

Caravan showdown: Moment of truth for both the president and USA

Caravan showdown: Moment of truth for both the president and USA

Special to WorldTribune.com Jeffrey T. Kuhner President Trump is finally doing what his predecessors have refused to do: militarize our southern border. As a migrant caravan of over 4,000 illegals marches toward the U.S.-Mexico border, Trump has ordered 15,000 U.S. troops to be deployed alongside the border patrol. Trump’s goal: to halt the invasion. He […]

‘Highly organized’ caravan is focused on appearances of spontaneity

‘Highly organized’ caravan is focused on appearances of spontaneity

by WorldTribune Staff, October 26, 2018 The organizers of the massive migrant caravan making its way toward the U.S.-Mexico border are intent on giving the impression that the caravan is a spontaneous event, according to reports from the scene. However, many of the people who are part of the caravan, which Guatemalan intelligence officials now […]

U.S. declares ‘national emergency’ as growing caravan heads North

U.S. declares ‘national emergency’ as growing caravan heads North

by WorldTribune Staff, October 22, 2018 As the migrant caravan heading north through Mexico grew in size to some 7,000, President Donald Trump on Oct. 22 said he has notified border patrol and the military of what he called a “national emergency.” Trump tweeted: “Sadly, it looks like Mexico’s Police and Military are unable to […]

Trump warns he will cut aid to Central American nations over caravan

Trump warns he will cut aid to Central American nations over caravan

by WorldTribune Staff, October 17, 2018 As a caravan of some 2,000 Hondurans headed north through Guatemala, President Donald Trump said he is considering withholding funds from Honduras, Guatemala and El Salvador if the caravan reaches the U.S.-Mexico border. “We have today informed the countries of Honduras, Guatemala and El Salvador that if they allow […]

Dems, GOP establishment push plan to allow 32 million Central Americans to migrate to U.S.

Dems, GOP establishment push plan to allow 32 million Central Americans to migrate to U.S.

by WorldTribune Staff, July 26, 2018 Democrats and establishment Republicans in the U.S. House of Representatives are pushing an asylum plan that would effectively allow the entire populations of Guatemala, Honduras, and El Salvador the right to migrate to the United States, a report said. The House is moving to reform Attorney General Jeff Sessions’ […]