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Border Patrol Agents Save Migrants From Drowning

UNITED STATES—U.S. Customs and Border Patrol (CBP) agents saved a family of Guatemalan nationals from drowning in the Rio Grande river on March 28. The CBP reported on their website, the incident occurred near Eagle Pass, Texas. The woman and her three children, ages 2, 4, and 15 attempted to cross the Rio Grande River from Mexico when the...

Pentagon Authorizes Funding For Border Wall

UNITED STATES—The Pentagon informed Congress that they have authorized the transfer of $1 billion to construct 57 miles of “pedestrian fencing" along the U.S./Mexico border. According to the United States Department of Defense webpage, Acting Defense Secretary Patrick M. Shanahan, Marine Corps Gen. Joe Dunford, Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, and David L. Norquist, Chief Financial Officer to...

Bambi Larson Murdered, Illegal Alien Arrested

UNITED STATES—Illegal immigrant, Carlos Eduardo Arevalo Carranza, 24, was arrested for the murder of Bambi Larson, of San Jose, California. Carranza has been on a crime spree in recent weeks. According to Immigration and Customs Enforcement, Carranza evaded arrests for at least six crimes before stalking and murdering 59-year old Larson on February 28 which transpired on the 900 block...

Americans Offer To Build Border Wall

UNITED STATES—An Army Veteran, ranchers, and a CEO have all offered to assist in building a wall on the border between the U.S. and Mexico. Congress voted to allow for a border structure with $1.3 billion of the $5.7 billion that President Donald Trump requested. In December 2018, U.S. Army Veteran and triple amputee, Brian Kolfage started the  GoFundMe, “We...

Apprehensions At Yuma Sector Soar

UNITED STATES—Customs & Border Patrol Agents (CBP) arrested over 7000 illegal immigrants at the Yuma, Arizona port of entry. During the March 5 press conference, CBP Assistant Commissioner for Public Affairs, Andrew Meehan, spoke about the numbers of immigrants who infiltrated the border in the month of February. A total of 76,103 illegal immigrants were apprehended including both individuals inadmissible at...

Hoda Muthana Not Welcome Back To The US

UNITED STATES—President Trump has stated that ISIS bride and former US citizen, Hoda Muthana and her 18-month old baby will be denied re-entry into the United States. “I have instructed Secretary of State Mike Pompeo, and he fully agrees, not to allow Hoda Muthana back into the Country," tweeted Trump. On Wednesday, February 20, Pompeo made the following statement on the...

Senate Passes Border Security Bill

UNITED STATES—The U.S. Senate passed legislation for the Border Security Bill 83-16 on Thursday, February 14. It was been signed by Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi. According to reports, President Donald Trump is expected to sign the bill on Friday, February 15. The bill allows for $1.375 billion of the $5.7 billion Trump requested that would assist in paying...

Ocasio-Cortez Submits New Green Deal Resolution

UNITED STATES—U.S. Representative, Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez of New York's 14th District and Massachusetts Senator Ed Markey released a new resolution for the New Green Deal on Thursday, February 7. Ocasio-Cortez’s first attempt of the passage of the 14-page resolution was rejected by Democrats in November 2018, deciding to utilize an older version from 2012. Bloomberg reported that Markey, who was the lead...

Trump Delivers State Of The Union Address

UNITED STATES—President Donald Trump selected "Choosing Greatness" as the theme of the State of the Union Address on Tuesday, February 5. “The agenda I will lay out this evening is not a Republican agenda or a Democratic agenda. It is the agenda of the American people” said Trump. The guest list for Trump included three World War II heroes, Private First...

Asylum Seekers Will Wait In Mexico

SAN YSIDRO, CALIFORNIA—The U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) announced on Thursday, January 24 that under a new initiative, individuals seeking asylum in the United States will be sent to Tijuana, Mexico while their case is being processed.The initiative is to begin with the San Ysidro port of entry starting Friday, January 25. According to DHS, those being deported are...
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