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 […]

Judicial Watch: Phoenix ban on police asking about immigration status ignores state law, Supreme Court

Judicial Watch: Phoenix ban on police asking about immigration status ignores state law, Supreme Court

By Gage Cohen / CNS (CNSNews.com) – A new policy implemented by the Phoenix Police Department bans its officers from asking an individual about his or her immigration status, and from contacting federal immigration officials, without meeting new guidelines. According to Judicial Watch, this policy is in clear violation of Arizona state law upheld by the U.S. Supreme […]

Whither France?

Whither France?

By Justin Raimondo / Antiwar.com In the post-9/11 world, our attention has been fixated on the Middle East, Afghanistan, and the Arab states in the north of Africa. More recently, North Korea has been added to the mix, as Kim Jong-un’s antics capture the spotlight. And yet the world beyond the Mideast and Eastasia is in […]

Feds say deported ‘Dreamer’ lost status, had criminal convictions

Feds say deported ‘Dreamer’ lost status, had criminal convictions

The illegal immigrant “Dreamer” who’s become a cause celebre for advocacy groups after his deportation earlier this year had actually lost his legal status by leaving the U.S. without permission, negating his permit under President Obama’s deportation amnesty, federal officials said Wednesday. Juan Manuel Montes-Bojorquez, the 23-year-old who is now suing the Trump administration, claimed […]

Europe: “The era of liberal babble”

Europe: “The era of liberal babble”

By Judith Bergman / Gatestone Institute Europe, so many years after the Cold War, is ideologically divided into a new East and a West. This time, the schism is over multiculturalism. What Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orbán has termed “liberal babble” continues to govern Western Europe’s response to the challenges that migration and Islamic terrorism […]

Homeland Security details plans to enforce Trump immigration policies

Homeland Security details plans to enforce Trump immigration policies

By Andres Guerra Luz / Cronkite News The Department of Homeland Security officially spelled out how it will enforce President Donald Trump’s hardline (really? – Ed. (emphasis added)) immigration orders, sparking the same debate Tuesday that followed the president’s original executive orders. The memos from Homeland Security Secretary John Kelly call for 15,000 new border and […]

French Presidential hopeful Fillon challenges Merkel on Russia, immigration, Turkey: Assessing election odds

French Presidential hopeful Fillon challenges Merkel on Russia, immigration, Turkey: Assessing election odds

By Mike “Mish” Shedlock Regardless who wins the French presidential election in May, Angela Merkel may have a tough go of maintaining Franco-German solidarity. Please consider François Fillon Urges Angela Merkel to Soften Stance on Russia. François Fillon has urged Angela Merkel to soften her position towards Russia and harden her policies on migration, as […]

Trump signals readiness to move on immigration problems

Trump signals readiness to move on immigration problems

By Sam Rolley / Personal Liberty Digest With just weeks until his inauguration, President-elect Donald Trump signaled his seriousness about securing the nation’s southern border via a wide-ranging request for Department of Homeland Security documents on the current border barrier situation. According to a report from Reuters, the incoming administration is also seeking information on […]

What to expect in President Donald Trump’s first 100 days in office

What to expect in President Donald Trump’s first 100 days in office

Naming a new Supreme Court justice, repealing Obamacare, rolling back executive orders, and proposing how to fight illegal immigration and impose tariffs will be key parts of President-elect Donald Trump’s first 100-day agenda. During his campaign, Trump unveiled an ambitious 100-day plan, and with a Republican House and Senate, he’ll be expected to execute much […]

Bloomberg: Let corporations manage immigration – not!

Bloomberg: Let corporations manage immigration – not!

From The Daily Bell Time to Privatize Immigration … The West, it’s obvious, faces a migration crisis. Across the aging, stagnating economies of the developed world, citizens are revolting against what many perceive as an uncontrolled influx of foreigners. The U.S. apart, most of these economies are also facing a prolonged crisis of growth. Under […]