Trump declares war at border, seeks ‘battlefield commander’

Trump declares war at border, seeks ‘battlefield commander’

by WorldTribune Staff, April 10, 2019 President Donald Trump wants a “battlefield commander” who will take the fight to the border and won’t be slowed down by congressional bickering, a senior Trump administration aide said, according to a veteran Washington reporter. Trump’s moves at the Department of Homeland Security this week “amount to an all-out […]

50 percent jump in gang member immigrants; 650,000 illegals to be freed into U.S. this year

50 percent jump in gang member immigrants; 650,000 illegals to be freed into U.S. this year

by WorldTribune Staff, April 5, 2019 The former chief of U.S. Border Patrol said there has been a 50 percent increase in illegal immigrant gang members coming into the United States this year. “As an example, last week, three MS-13 members who were arrested in Maryland for stabbing a rival gangster and burning the body […]

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 […]

DHS releasing more than 40,000 border crossers each month

DHS releasing more than 40,000 border crossers each month

by WorldTribune Staff, March 18, 2019 Through its Catch and Release policy, the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) has since December released 84,500 immigrants who crossed through the U.S.-Mexico border, Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) data show. Catch and Release is in “overdrive,” according to the National Immigration and Customs Enforcement Council, the ICE union. […]

Cracks appear in Democrats’ united front against border wall

Cracks appear in Democrats’ united front against border wall

by WorldTribune Staff, January 29, 2019 Several Democrats have signaled support for a physical barrier at the U.S. southern border. Virginia Rep. Elaine Luria and 30 other members in a letter last week urged Pelosi to make a deal with President Donald Trump that includes a wall in certain areas along the border. The letter is […]

Time to reflect? The ‘cold, unfeeling’ strategy to exploit Latino suffering for political gain

Time to reflect? The ‘cold, unfeeling’ strategy to exploit Latino suffering for political gain

by WorldTribune Staff, January 28, 2019 On Jan. 12, Julian Castro, former Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) secretary and San Antonio mayor, announced his candidacy for president in 2020. In a bit of foreshadowing last year, Castro had tweeted: “The Hispanic vote in Texas will continue to increase. By 2024 Democrats can win […]

Analysis: Unconventional president of world’s ‘most immigrant-friendly country’ has a plan

Analysis: Unconventional president of world’s ‘most immigrant-friendly country’ has a plan

Special to WorldTribune.com, January 28, 2019 Veteran Washington Times political correspondent used a Facebook post to offer his take on the latest drama in Swampville: The conventional world gasped. DJT had just said he might resort to his constitutionally-mandated, presidential emergency powers to bypass a dysfunctional Congress. President Donald Trump said he may invoke those […]

Report: Trump prepping emergency declaration to free up $7 billion for wall

Report: Trump prepping emergency declaration to free up $7 billion for wall

by WorldTribune Staff, January 25, 2019 President Donald Trump could cite his authority under the National Emergencies Act to declare a state of emergency at the U.S.’s southern border and free up $7 billion in federal funds for a border wall, a report said. Under the emergency declaration, Trump would order the Pentagon to immediately […]