Border ranchers, in a world without a wall

Border ranchers, in a world without a wall

From The Westerner Blog Across hundreds of miles, cattle ranchers tell remarkably similar stories, from flowing grasslands of the San Rafael Valley to gnarly peaks of the Atascosa Mountains to saguaro-studded desert. Ranching is a heritage of land, a family legacy, a lifestyle. It’s a cycle of fence mending, cactus dodging and calf branding, measured […]

Canada sees surge of asylum seekers as Haitians flee U.S. to head north

Canada sees surge of asylum seekers as Haitians flee U.S. to head north

The number of people streaming from the U.S. to Canada seeking asylum skyrocketed last month, according to the latest Canadian government statistics released Tuesday. The Royal Canadian Mounted Police have intercepted some 13,211 persons attempting to sneak into Canada so far in 2017, including a staggering 5,712 in August alone. That’s up 82 percent compared […]

Despite more judges, immigration courts backlog grows to record high

Despite more judges, immigration courts backlog grows to record high

By Megan Janetsky / Cronkite News WASHINGTON – Immigration court cases waiting to be heard hit an all-time high of 607,755 in June – 10,031 of them in Arizona – despite the hiring of more judges and a Trump administration directive to expedite cases.Immigration lawyers and advocates said they expect the backlog, which began in the […]

Trump’s next Executive Order leaked: “Eliminate the welfare magnet driving illegal immigration

Trump’s next Executive Order leaked: “Eliminate the welfare magnet driving illegal immigration

From Freedom’s Phoenix Seemingly following the proposals of Bill Clinton (and Ron Paul), The Washington Post reports that a leaked document shows the Trump administration is planning to crackdown on current, and would-be, immigrants who are likely to require public assistance. After Bill Clinton received a standing ovation for suggesting crackdown on immigrant welfare… “We are a nation of immigrants.. but we are […]

Illegal immigration surged 23 percent over last year

Illegal immigration surged 23 percent over last year

The southwest border has cracked open over the last year as illegal immigrants into the U.S. spiked some 23 percent, according to the latest Homeland Security numbers released Monday. Nearly 409,000 illegal immigrants were nabbed at the border in fiscal 2016 – up from about 331,000 a year earlier – and Homeland Security officials say […]

Illegal aliens murder at a much higher rate than US citizens do

Illegal aliens murder at a much higher rate than US citizens do

By Randall Hoven / American Thinker It’s time to fact-check the fact-checkers. The Washington Post’s Michelle Yee Hee Lee gave Donald Trump four Pinocchios for saying, “They’re bringing crime” across the border from Mexico. The Post scribe added, “Trump clarified that he was referring to cases where undocumented immigrants commit violent crimes or smuggle drugs.” […]