The House voted Thursday to shut down President Biden’s use of National Park Service land in New York to house illegal immigrants in a first test vote of how communities are responding to the unprecedented surge of migrants.
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A federal judge has ruled that the federal government can cut holes in the razor-wire fencing Texas has set up along part of the border with Mexico, but she delivered a severe rebuke to the Biden administration for abusing that power to help illegal immigrants reach the U.S.
Immigration and Customs Enforcement, prodded by a federal judge, has now issued hundreds of deportation charging documents to illegal immigrants caught and released around the end of the Title 42 pandemic border expulsion policy in May.
As weary migrants arrive in Denver on buses from the U.S.-Mexico border city of El Paso, Texas, officials offer them two options: temporary shelter or a bus ticket out.
In October alone, U.S. Customs and Border Protection reports that 240,988 foreigners were “encountered” attempting to enter the U.S. from Mexico, the highest total for that month in our history.
A top Biden administration security official told Congress Wednesday that she has seen no evidence that foreign terrorist groups are trying to sneak operatives into the U.S. through the southern border. In the face of GOP doubts, National Counterterrorism Center Director Christine Abizaid said there is a “vulnerability” along the border with Mexico, but terrorist networks don’t appear to be exploiting it.
Two days after her attempt to impeach Alejandro Mayorkas failed, Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene told the Homeland Security secretary he’s not out of danger yet and will soon face another vote.
Illegal immigration ticked down in October, though it was still the second-worst month on record, with Homeland Security recording 309,221 encounters with unauthorized migrants.
The Health and Human Services Department has refused to share with Congress case files on immigrants without documentation who are charged with crimes, forcing House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jim Jordan to threaten a subpoena.
Illegal border crossings from Mexico fell 14% in October from a month earlier, U.S. authorities said Tuesday, ending a three-month streak of big increases.
The House delivered a reprieve to Homeland Security Secretary Alejandro Mayorkas on Monday, narrowly derailing an effort to impeach him.
The case for ousting Homeland Security Secretary Alejandro Mayorkas gets its first test this week as the House will be forced to vote on Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene’s article of impeachment.
The Biden administration’s plan to build new barriers along the U.S.-Mexico border in South Texas calls for a “movable” design that frustrates both environmentalists and advocates of stronger border enforcement.
Senate Majority Leader Charles E. Schumer didn’t hold back Tuesday in trashing GOP senators’ border security plan that they want to couple with war aid to Ukraine and Israel.
Key Senate Republicans on Monday announced a road map for stiffening border security by restarting construction on the border wall, limiting the expansive asylum claims illegal immigrants use to get caught and released, and shutting down the “family loophole” that rewards migrants who bring children on the dangerous journey.
House Speaker Mike Johnson told Republican senators behind closed doors Wednesday that he supports more funding for Ukraine if it is connected with more robust southern border security and said aid for Israel should be separate, according to lawmakers in the room.
A whistleblower has told Congress that special agents at Homeland Security Investigations have been pulled off cases involving child traffickers and sexual exploitation and been deployed to the border to make sandwiches for illegal immigrants.
Homeland Security Secretary Alejandro Mayorkas will face Congress on Tuesday with a host of pressing questions about terrorism and border security — but one senator also plans to challenge him on his use of a private email to conduct government business.
The Hamas terror attack on Israel has spurred questions about safety in America and who’s being let in at the country’s southern border.
A federal judge issued a temporary restraining order Monday barring the Biden administration from cutting holes in Texas’ border defenses except in cases of severe medical emergency.