GAO report: U.S. wasted $66 million on 2,500-bed camp that averaged 30 immigrants

GAO report: U.S. wasted $66 million on 2,500-bed camp that averaged 30 immigrants

FPI / April 23, 2020 By Judicial Watch Against the advice of frontline agents, the U.S. federal government opened a temporary immigration detention facility that was barely used and cost a ghastly $66 million to operate for just five months. During that time the tent encampment situated in a rural west Texas community near the […]

Restricted? Thousands cross southern border for tacos, haircuts, family visits

Restricted? Thousands cross southern border for tacos, haircuts, family visits

WorldTribune, April 14, 2020 By Judicial Watch The U.S. government has ordered Americans to avoid international travel due to the coronavirus pandemic and the State Department has specifically “restricted” transit between the U.S. and Mexico, yet southern border crossings are hotbeds of traffic that are jeopardizing the health of federal agents charged with screening the […]

Elite Border Patrol unit being deployed to U.S. sanctuary cities

Elite Border Patrol unit being deployed to U.S. sanctuary cities

by WorldTribune Staff, February 16, 2020 The Trump administration is sending members of an elite Border Patrol unit to sanctuary cities around the nation to assist Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) officers in locating and apprehending illegal immigrants. Members of the Border Patrol Tactical Unit (BORTAC) will be helping ICE officers arrest criminal illegals who […]

Homeland Security blocks New Yorkers from Trusted Travelers Program

Homeland Security blocks New Yorkers from Trusted Travelers Program

FPI / February 6, 2020 The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) announced on Wednesday that it was suspending thousands of New Yorkers from the U.S. Trusted Travelers Program (TTP). DHS said it made the move after leftist state officials enacted a sanctuary “Green Light Law” which allowed illegal immigrants to obtain New York drivers’ licenses […]

Contracts awarded for 65 miles of wall on ‘busiest sector’ of Texas border

Contracts awarded for 65 miles of wall on ‘busiest sector’ of Texas border

by WorldTribune Staff, October 1, 2019 U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) and the Army Corps of Engineers have awarded three contracts to build up to 65 miles of border wall along the Rio Grande Valley (RGV) region in Texas. Construction on the new wall sections will begin in early 2020 in Hidalgo, Starr, and […]

Border surge: U.S. spent $230 million for ‘meals, snacks, baby formula, diapers’

Border surge: U.S. spent $230 million for ‘meals, snacks, baby formula, diapers’

by WorldTribune Staff, July 26, 2019 Though unaccompanied minor children are entering the U.S. in numbers beyond what the Border Patrol can handle, there “has never been a shortage” of food or healthcare items for the children, the head of Customs and Border Protection (CBP) law enforcement operations told Congress on July 25. Pushing back […]

Report: Democrat congresswoman deployed staffers to coach rejected migrants

Report: Democrat congresswoman deployed staffers to coach rejected migrants

by WorldTribune Staff, July 7, 2019 A Democratic member of Congress dispatched staffers to Mexico to advise migrants on how to exploit a loophole in the Trump administration’s “remain in Mexico” policy, a report said. Rep. Veronica Escobar of Texas sent members of her staff to the border town of Ciudad Juárez to find migrants […]

Video shows well-dressed immigrants crossing Rio Grande with luggage

Video shows well-dressed immigrants crossing Rio Grande with luggage

by WorldTribune Staff, June 30, 2019 Video footage from the Del Rio Sector in Texas shows migrants, some in designer clothes, toting luggage and backpacks with their children in tow pouring across the U.S.-Mexico border. “#USBP Del Rio Sector Border Patrol agents apprehended 2 large groups of over 100 in 2 days,” Customs and Border […]

War: One percent of Honduras, Guatemala entered U.S. since September; ‘Families’ legally released

War: One percent of Honduras, Guatemala entered U.S. since September; ‘Families’ legally released

by WorldTribune Staff, May 9, 2019 The hundreds of thousands of immigrants who have entered the U.S. since September include more than 1 percent of the entire populations of Honduras and Guatemala, according to the Department of Homeland Security (DHS). “The current migration flows, especially of vulnerable families and children, from Central America through Mexico, […]

Not an ’emergency’ but Rep. Omar blames ‘abhorrent’ border crisis on ‘white nationalism’

Not an ’emergency’ but Rep. Omar blames ‘abhorrent’ border crisis on ‘white nationalism’

by WorldTribune Staff, March 29, 2019 The crisis at the U.S.-Mexico border has reached a “breaking point” amid an “unprecedented” surge in immigrants, Customs and Border Protection (CBP) Commissioner Kevin McAleenan said on March 27. CBP officials are on pace to manage over 100,000 migrants this month, McAleenan said. The crisis has reportedly led to […]