Tag Archives: immigration

NYC Teachers Union Sues Mayor Over Slashed Budget

ABC News reports: New York City’s teachers union is suing to block planned cuts to the city’s public schools, warning that steep budget reductions proposed by Mayor Eric Adams would weaken key education initiatives and violate state law. For months, Adams has argued that slashing city spending – including a $550 million cut in education funding – is necessary to …

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Florida Guard Gets Weapons Training To Battle Migrants

The Orlando Sentinel reports: A select group of volunteers expected to help Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis intercept migrants at sea gathered at a Panhandle combat training facility this fall for lessons on how to use rifles and pistols, treat “massive hemorrhages” and practice “aerial gunnery.” A $1.2 million purchase order signed in August makes clear the DeSantis administration felt it …

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TX Gov Signs Bill To Have State Police Arrest Migrants

The New York Times reports: Gov. Greg Abbott on Monday escalated his challenge of President Biden’s border policies by signing a measure that allows Texas law enforcement officials to arrest migrants who enter the state from Mexico without legal authorization, setting the stage for a showdown with the federal government. Mr. Abbott pushed for the legislation, which passed in a …

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Tories Unveil Plan To Slash Legal Immigration To UK

Reuters reports: Britain announced plans to slash the number of migrants arriving by legal routes on Monday, raising the minimum salary they must earn in a skilled job by a third, amid pressure on Prime Minister Rishi Sunak to tackle record net migration figures. High levels of legal migration have dominated Britain’s political landscape for more than a decade and …

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GOP Uses AI To Show Natl Parks Overrun By Migrants

The Washington Examiner reports: The National Republican Congressional Committee released an AI-generated ad targeting House Democrats wanting to build temporary tent shelters to house the influx of immigrants in national parks. “National Parks overrun with illegal immigrants,” the text reads, using a vintage film overlay, followed by “this is the future extreme House Democrats support.” “More crime. Less tourism. No …

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Appeals Court Orders TX To Remove Rio Grande Buoys

The Dallas News reports: In a blow to Gov. Greg Abbott, a federal appeals court ordered Texas on Friday to remove the border buoys the state installed near Eagle Pass to block migrants. Abbott had turned to the conservative New Orleans-based Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals, which temporarily blocked a lower court’s order three months ago finding that Texas had …

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Texas Legislature Gives State Power To Deport Migrants

ABC News reports: Tuesday evening, the Texas House of Representatives voted in favor of one of the most controversial and strictest immigration laws in the country. It will have major implications for migrants across the state and may also trigger lawsuits and an international dispute with Mexico. One of the most controversial aspects of the bill would authorize local and …

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Bannon: Immigrant “Locusts Will Destroy Everything”

“I’m not trying to deride the people, but it looks like locusts are coming because they’re going to destroy everything in their path. You’re seeing the end of America. That right there is the end of this nation. End of this nation. End of this nation as the constitutional republic that was bequeathed to our generation. Right there. If you …

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77% Of Republicans Support Lethal Border Barriers

Axios reports: A vast majority of Republicans say they support installing deterrents such as razor wire and floating barriers in rivers to prevent immigrants from entering the country illegally, even if people are endangered or killed, a new survey finds. Texas Gov. Greg Abbott (R) is locked in a legal fight with the Biden administration to keep razor wires and …

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DeSantis: I’ll Renew Eisenhower’s “Operation Wetback”

Florida Politics reports: Gov. Ron DeSantis continues to claim he would carry out mass deportations if elected President, contending his “big program” would hearken back to a President seven decades ago. “If you let people come illegally without a sanction, you’re going to continue to have this problem. The sanction is you get deported. So we’re going to do it,” …

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Mexico Agrees To Deport Migrants From Border Towns

The Texas Tribune reports: Mexico will deport certain migrants from some of its northern border cities as part of an agreement with U.S. immigration officials who have reported a sharp increase of migrants attempting to cross the border in recent weeks, according to Mexico’s immigration enforcement authority. Mexico’s National Migration Institute said that it wants to “depressurize” the border cities …

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Fox Guest: Immigrants Challenge America’s Survival

“We’ve never seen 50 million Americans were not born in the United States. Fifteen percent of the population was not born in the United States. Twenty-seven percent of Californians were not born in the United States. This is a real challenge to the survival of the republic, and gosh, whenever you talk about something, they just deny it. And we’re …

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Ramaswamy Wants To End H-1B Visa He Used 29 Times

Politico reports: GOP candidate Vivek Ramaswamy has vowed to “gut” the system for H-1B temporary worker visas if he wins the White House. It’s the very system he’s used in the past to hire high-skilled foreign workers for the pharma company that built much of his wealth. From 2018 through 2023, U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services approved 29 applications for …

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Fox Cuts Away From Man Threatening Dem Lawmakers

Mediaite reports: During Harris Faulkner‘s broadcast Friday, Fox News quickly pulled away from a street interview with an anti-migrant protester in New York City when he began threatening Democratic lawmakers. A group of anti-migrant protesters confronted prominent New York Democratic lawmakers, including Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, outside the Roosevelt Hotel in Manhattan. Faulkner directed her producers to tune in to a live …

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Ron DeSantis Doubles Down On Shooting Migrants

“You have to identify them as being hostile. I mean, if there’s a woman with a baby, they are not a cartel member. There’s not going to be authorization to just shoot somebody like that. But when somebody’s got a backpack on and they’re breaking through the wall, you know that that’s hostile intent, and you have every right to …

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Ramaswamy: I’ll Deport US-Born Children Of Migrants

NBC News reports: Republican presidential candidate Vivek Ramaswamy says that as president, he would deport American-born children of undocumented immigrants. “The family unit will be deported,” said Ramaswamy when asked by NBC News if the deportations would include American-born children, after a packed town hall here Friday. These children, however, are U.S. citizens, regardless of their parents’ immigration status. The …

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Texas Ordered To Remove Barriers From Rio Grande

Yahoo News reports: A U.S. judge ordered Texas to move floating buoys that were placed in the middle of the Rio Grande to block migrants from illegally crossing the U.S.-Mexico border, a tentative win for President Joe Biden, whose administration sued the state. U.S. District Court Judge David Ezra issued a preliminary injunction in Austin that requires Texas to relocate …

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House Republicans Cite Noah’s Ark In Motion Backing Texas Using Circular Saws, Razor Wire On Rio Grande

The Houston Chronicle reports: More than 20 members of Congress want to join a federal lawsuit to help protect Gov. Greg Abbott’s buoy barrier in the Rio Grande, referencing Noah’s Ark and questioning if the river can be considered a “navigable waterway” despite being the fourth largest river in North America. In a motion filed on behalf of U.S. Rep. …

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Justice Dept Sues Texas Over Rio Grande Barriers

NBC News reports: The Justice Department on Monday filed a lawsuit against Texas for placing buoys in the Rio Grande as part of an effort by Republican Gov. Greg Abbott to deter migrants from crossing into the United States. The civil suit said Texas violated federal law by installing the barrier and asked a judge to order its removal. The …

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TX Gov: I Have “Sovereign Authority” To Use Razor Wire

The Associated Press reports: Wrecking ball-sized buoys on the Rio Grande. Razor wire strung across private property without permission. Bulldozers changing the very terrain of America’s southern border. For more than two years, Texas Republican Gov. Greg Abbott has escalated measures to keep migrants from entering the U.S. A state trooper’s account of officers denying migrants water in 100-degree Fahrenheit …

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