The Obama administration announced on July 26 that it will expand in-country refugee processing for migrants who want to come to the United States from Honduras, El Salvador, and Guatemala and will also participate in transferring some refugees to a temporary transit shelter in Costa Rica for processing.
Democratic vice-presidential candidate Tim Kaine, speaking during an interview with the Spanish language TV network Telemundo on July 25, stated: “Hillary is going to [push for immigration reform] in the first 100 days of her administration.”
Of 6,726 Syrian refugees coming to the United States since the beginning of fiscal year 2016, only 23 (0.3 percent) were Christians, while Syria is 10 percent Christian.
Department of Homeland Security information reveals that Hillary Clinton could permanently resettle to America over half a million Muslim migrants during her first term of presidency if elected.
The number of Syrian refugees being processed for entry into the United States has accelerated in recent months, increasing the likelihood that the Obama administration will meet its goal of processing 10,000 such refugees by the end of the fiscal year in September.
The Obama administration’s immigration policies continue to be the subject of controversy, as documents reveal that it is not only illegal immigrants that have been able to circumvent immigration requirements, but legal ones as well. What's worse, changes to the process were made without congressional approval or intervention.
It's now clear that Donald Trump's proposed moratorium on Muslim immigration is a mainstream idea in the United States, with polls showing that Americans have come to favor such a temporary ban.
The Federation for American Immigration Reform (FAIR) was able to obtain Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) records under a Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) request indicating that ICE’s previous reports on the number of criminal offenses committed by illegal aliens it had released from custody had underreported the numbers — by over nine fold.
VIDEO - To encourage “safer” encounters between border agents and illegal immigrants, CBP has issued a new award to strive towards titled the “Use of Deadly Force Encounter Averted” award. It is an award which congratulates border agents who have disarmed suspects through verbal commands instead of needing to use force.
Senator Jeff Sessions (R-Ala.) described President Obama as a “dictator” because of his policies of resettling illegal immigrants in states that do not want them, instead of apprehending them at the border and deporting them.
Omar Mateen, who pledged his allegiance to ISIS before killing 49 people and wounding 53 others in a shooting in an Orlando, Florida gay bar on June 12, was but the latest of several terrorism assailants who was the son of immigrants from the Middle East.