‘It changes everything’: CBP touts benefits of new border wall system

‘It changes everything’: CBP touts benefits of new border wall system

by WorldTribune Staff, March 10, 2020 Parts of the Trump administration’s new “wall system” at the U.S.-Mexico border are 90 percent “effective,” up from just 10 percent, U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) said. “It changes everything,” CBP Chief Rodney Scott said of the 135 miles of new wall, roadways, and high-tech spyware. “There is […]

328 Chinese detained trying to enter U.S. at southern border since January

328 Chinese detained trying to enter U.S. at southern border since January

by WorldTribune Staff, March 5, 2020 As part of heightened awareness on the borders in the U.S.’s fight against the coronavirus, Customs and Border Protection (CBP) officials said they have since January caught 328 Chinese who had attempted to cross the Mexico border into the United States. The Chinese citizens were “apprehended” and sent back […]

Border arrests down for sixth straight month

Border arrests down for sixth straight month

by WorldTribune Staff, December 9, 2019 President Donald Trump’s “remain in Mexico” program for asylum seekers is being credited for six consecutive months of decreases in arrests at the border. Arrests of migrants crossing the U.S.-Mexico border have plummeted by 75 percent since May, one of the most dramatic drops in recent history “and a […]

Border report: ‘The crisis over’, Trump is due credit

Border report: ‘The crisis over’, Trump is due credit

by WorldTribune Staff, October 31, 2019 Newly released border crossing data shows that President Donald Trump is making good on his promise to stop the surge of illegals entering the United States. “The crisis is over,” said Princeton Policy Advisors analyst Steven Kopits in a new report on 2019 border crossing data. The decrease in […]

Defense secretary: $3.6 billion in military funds reallocated to border wall

Defense secretary: $3.6 billion in military funds reallocated to border wall

by WorldTribune Staff, September 4, 2019 Secretary of Defense Mark Esper has authorized $3.6 billion in funding for military construction projects to be reallocated toward construction of the border wall on the U.S. southern border. The new construction funds will reportedly be used for 175 miles of border wall. Currently, walls and fencing cover about […]

Trump’s game-changing regulation aims to terminate ‘catch and release’

Trump’s game-changing regulation aims to terminate ‘catch and release’

by WorldTribune Staff, August 21, 2019 The Trump administration on Aug. 21 moved to effectively end “catch and release.” Acting Secretary of Homeland Security Kevin McAleenan and Secretary of Health and Human Services Alex Azar announced a “final rule” which will result in the termination of the Flores Settlement Agreement (FSA). The FSA, which is […]

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 […]

Celebs slamming Trump for ‘kids in cages’ said nothing when practice started under Obama

Celebs slamming Trump for ‘kids in cages’ said nothing when practice started under Obama

by WorldTribune Staff, July 1, 2019 Pop star Selena Gomez is the latest celebrity one percenter to take aim at the Trump administration over its immigration policy. The former Disney star took to social media to say: “Kids in cages! Sleeping on concrete floors with aluminum blankets! No access to simple dignities! How is this […]

Report: 4 ISIS terrorists planned to enter U.S. from Mexico via Panama, Costa Rica

Report: 4 ISIS terrorists planned to enter U.S. from Mexico via Panama, Costa Rica

by WorldTribune Staff, June 28, 2019 Nicaragua’s military reported it has captured four Islamic State (ISIS) jihadists who had planned to enter the United States through Mexico. Nicaraguan authorities identified the men as two Egyptian nationals — 33-year old Mohamed Ibrahim and 26-year-old Mahmoud Samy Eissa — and two Iraqis, 41-year-old Ahmed Ghanim Mohamed Al […]

Cartels shifting from drugs to human trafficking: Better profits, less risk

Cartels shifting from drugs to human trafficking: Better profits, less risk

by WorldTribune Staff, June 28, 2019 Mexican cartels now prefer trafficking humans to drugs because they not only get “very, very rich,” but the legal consequences of getting caught are not as severe, said President Donald Trump’s nominee to be the U.S.’s first “border czar.” “A lot of these transnational criminal organizations they’re moving aliens […]