An October report produced by the Center for Immigration Studies (CIS), an organization that advocates for reduced immigration quotas and greater border enforcement, noted that the number of illegal aliens seeking asylum in order to live in the United States legally has jumped 900 percent since 2009.
A report posted by U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) on October 18 indicated that apprehensions of illegal aliens attempting to cross our Southwest border by the Border Patrol between ports of entry, numbered 408,870 for Fiscal Year 2016.
The National Border Patrol Council (NBPC) and the National ICE Council — the two unions that represent Border Patrol and Immigration and Customs Enforcement agents, respectively, have shown no signs of changing their previously announced endorsements of Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump.
Clinton campaign chairman John Podesta’s response to a tweet from MSNBC's Christopher Hayes that Sayeed Farouk was believed to be one of the people involved in the San Bernardino shooting was: “Better if a guy named Sayeed Farouk was reporting that a guy named Christopher Hayes was the shooter.”
As with the Brexit vote in the UK in June, the deadly reality of “open borders” could end up having a much greater impact on Election Day than the pro-Hillary media polls are showing.
A 98-page report completed by the Department of Homeland Security in May found that only 54 percent of people who entered our nation illegally between border crossings got caught during the 2015 fiscal year.
The cases of more than 56,000 Central American immigrants who entered the United States illegally since 2014 have been delayed for several years.
The Supreme Court rejected a request from the Obama administration to rehear the case of United States v. Texas, which blocked the administration from implementing its plan to shield millions of illegal immigrants from deportation.
Continuing a trend reported in July, recent figures from the State Department Refugee Processing Center indicate a continuation of the wide disparity between Syrian refugees who are Muslim and those who Christians.