The State Department set a new record for approving the admission of Syrian refugees on May 23, with 225 applications. This was followed by 80 such approvals the next day.
The number of apprehensions of aliens crossing the border illegally continued during the first six months of fiscal 2016 as the U.S. Border Patrol set a new record in April.
According to a newly released report by the Center for Immigration Studies, legal and illegal immigrant-headed households receive an average of $6,241 in welfare, 41 percent more than native households, which receive an average of $4,431. That represents a total cost of $103 billion in welfare benefits to those households, the Washington Examiner writes.
A recently released report compiled by the U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) revealed that the number of Border Patrol apprehensions of both unaccompanied children and family units crossing the border illegally rose through the first six months of fiscal 2016.
According to Judicial Watch, for some time Mexican drug cartels have been helping Islamic terrorists now living in Mexico to cross the U.S. border in order to explore possible areas of attack in the United States.
The 10,000 Muslim migrants labeled as Syrian War “refugees” now being imported by Obama will swell to 10 to 20 times that number — and more — under administration’s new plan of attack.
Obama Refugee Express: 600 “refugees” per day are being sped through a Jordanian processing center on their way to the United States.
In testimony provided to the House Judiciary Committee, National Border Patrol Council President Brandon Judd stated that Border Patrol agents have been ordered to release illegal immigrants apprehended at the Rio Grande — even those who were still “dripping-wet” from having just crossed the river — unless agents actually saw the aliens climbing out of the river.
The National Border Patrol Council (NBPC), the union representing over 16,500 border patrol agents across the United States, is raising an alarm concerning weak borders and crippling immigration policy. Detainees are simply being let go, and the Obama administration offers no support.
Forty-three U.S. senators led by Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell filed an Amici Curiae (friend-of-the-court) brief to the Supreme Court on April 4, in support of Texas and 25 other states that filed a lawsuit against the federal government in the case United States v. Texas.