After two years of letter writing and petitioning got them no where (something I'm quite familiar with), the organization decided to take a more active role and gather the data they were seeking by directly monitoring checkpoint operations themselves
Is Detroit destined to become a Chinese city?
Senate panel backs health coverage for those in the country illegally
A series of lawsuits filed in recent months in federal courts along the U.S. border with Mexico highlight what advocates say is a growing list of complaints against two U.S. agencies that have expanded rapidly amid the clamor to secure the nation’s
More than 600 suspected gang members have been arrested in the Homeland Security Department’s latest crackdown on street gangs, Immigration and Customs Enforcement officials said Thursday.
The situation in Arivaca, Arizona, where residents face off with Border Patrol in front of neighbors and cameras, is tense enough. Federal agents have told locals, "you have no rights here," even as they run them through a daily gauntlet and harass t
At a prominent conference of education innovators, Former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush, who is considering a 2016 presidential run, called for more guest worker programs and a path to amnesty for all of the country's illegal immigrants.
There have been several somewhat strange petitions on the White House petition website, some have even received enough digital signatures to warrant an official response, even if that response is “we can’t comment.” One of the most recent petitions t
It started with what the Border Patrol called a “temporary checkpoint” in a small border town in southern Arizona. Then came the surveillance towers that began monitoring the activities of the residents of Arivaca, a town of less than 1,000 people
Manzanares, a Border Patrol agent, was on duty along the Rio Grande when he came across a Honduran woman and 2 girls who had crossed the river illegally. Instead of apprehending them, he sexually assaulted the woman and her 14-year-old daughter,
"With immigration laws long ignored to the point that immigration exclusion codes no longer apply for criminal aliens or terrorists. Amnesty is extended to all illegal aliens. This is a recipe for disaster, the downfall of this country."
I gave the staff aides 10 books to prove my figures. I gave them one population graph that showed a red curve rising nearly vertically from 319 million of us today to 438 million by 2050. The facts didn't register whatsoever.
Arizona Sheriff Joe Arpaio said the Obama administration’s statistics on the deportation of illegal immigrants are “smoke and mirrors,” claiming he sees the same criminals entering his jails “six, seven, eight times” and speculating that “they’re bei
I responded, “Except they bring that same violence they fled into host countries because violence remains the endemic aspect of Islam.”
"But to absorb our global brothers and sisters until their horrid ordeal has been endured and shared by all—ten billion humans packed onto an ecologically devastated planet.” Dr. Otis Graham, Unguarded Gates
Mike Flanders went public with his allegations of Border Patrol misconduct at internal checkpoints after his attempts at redress within CBP (Customs and Border Protection) were rebuffed. Not only were his concerns marginalized by his chain of command
The Los Angeles Times obtained an internal review of US Border Patrol’s use-of-force policies, which US Customs and Border Protection has refused to release publicly (members of Congress have seen a summary). The paper did publish previously
Adriana Ramirez claimed she objected to the pledge to bear arms due to her sincerely held moral convictions, but her conscientious objector status was rejected because it was not based on religious belief.
The result, according to the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime, is that 2.5 million victims, approximately 80 percent female and 50 percent under the age of 18, are being trafficked around the world at any given time. In 2005 the Internationa
House Republicans are preparing to unveil their own broad template for overhauling the nation’s immigration system this week, potentially offering a small opening for President Obama and congressional Democrats to pass bipartisan legislation before t
Mich. governor seeks 50,000 work visas over 5 years to entice immigrants to bankrupt Detroit
Border Patrol agents at southern Arizona checkpoints routinely violate the constitutional rights of U.S. citizens with illegal searches and other actions despite the agency's mandate that stops be limited to immigration enforcement, a complaint alleg
Thousands of Nevada immigrants showed up at Department of Motor Vehicle offices Thursday to obtain driver authorization cards under a new law that made the state the 11th nationally to offer driving privileges to people in the country illegally.
Nothing good ever starts with a quote by Michael Chertoff. Ever. The holding was that plaintiffs lacked standing to maintain the action. Often unrecognized by non-lawyers, Article III of the Constitution limits federal court jurisdiction to matters i
A combination of non-suspicious driving characteristics can give rise to the suspicion of criminal activity in the opinion of the full Ninth Circuit US Court of Appeals. In a Christmas Eve ruling, the judges weighed whether Border Patrol agents were
A federal judge today upheld a President Barack Obama administration policy allowing authorities along the U.S. border to seize and search laptops, smartphones and other electronic devices for any reason.
Dave Hodges (The Common Sense Show) provides an update on the North American Union - Frosty Wooldridge (Author, Speaker) on immigration - Terry Holdbrooks (Army vet posted at GITMO) talks about his conversion to Islam and the need to close Guantanamo
Nearly 2 years after Kim Dotcom's New Zealand mansion was raided by police, US authorities have made their case as to why the man behind Megaupload shouldn't simply go bankrupt like previous copyright violators have—he should go to jail
A trio of innocent cab drivers are suing the federal government after they were detained for several hours in a ICE sting operation even though they were US citizens who had done absolutely nothing wrong. The Third Circuit US Court of Appeals agreed
A federal lawsuit says U.S. border and customs officials strip-searched a New Mexico woman at the El Paso border crossing, then took her to a hospital for illegal body cavity probes.