A DHS report noted that May was the third month in a row when more than 50,000 illegal border-crossers were apprehended while attempting to cross the Southwest border.
ICE agents raided two locations of an Ohio gardening and landscaping company on June 5 and arrested 114 workers suspected of being in the country illegally.
Border Patrol agents have long complained about the bureaucratic nonsense entailed in doing their jobs. With the Interior and Forest Departments controlling a vast swath of land on the southern border, the Border Patrol is greeted with red-tape whenever they try to patrol these lands. And the Coyotes know exactly where agents cannot patrol or monitor.
Attorney General Jeff Sessions issued a directive to immigration judges, telling them that they do not have the authority to suspend immigration proceedings indefinitely by what is called “administrative closure.”
Local officials from California who oppose their state’s “sanctuary state” law joined President Trump at “a California Sanctuary State Roundtable.”
With assistance from National Guard units, Border Patrol officers have apprehended an additional 1,600 people attempting to illegally cross the border since April 15.
Attorney General Sessions told would-be illegal border crossers: “If you are smuggling a child, then we will prosecute you and that child will be separated from you.”
As members of the migrant caravan waited to be admitted for asylum processing, the DOJ issued complaints against 11 individuals accused of crossing the border illegally.
During oral arguments in Trump v. Hawaii, conservative members of the Supreme Court seemed sympathetic to the Trump ban on the entry of aliens from certain nations.
DHS Secretary Kirstjen M. Nielsen said that the Trump administration will enforce our immigration laws — whether illegal border crossers are part of a “caravan” or not.
The city of Laguna Niguel, California, has voted unanimously to condemn SB 54, the state’s “sanctuary law,” saying it conflicts with federal law and the U.S. Constitution.