Abbott Slams Democrats For Snubbing Border Crisis Hearing in Texas
Texas Gov. Greg Abbott has slammed House Democrats for bailing on a Texas border crisis meeting. The House Homeland Security Committee is holding its first field hearing on the crisis at the southern border in Texas tomorrow, but according to a media report, House Democrats will not be in attendance.
High Speed Chases on the Rise as Migrants on the Run
Smugglers and migrants are getting increasingly desperate, and resorting to more dangerous and risky means of travel. Over the weekend off the coast of San Diego, some migrants suffered one of the most deadly and tragic maritime smuggling incidents in modern history. According to the LA TIMES, two boats with approximately 15 people capsized near Blacks Beach in San Diego. At least eight people have died.
Abbott's Migrant Strategy Is Not Stopping Illegal Immigration, According to New Study
A new report found that Texas Gov. Greg Abbott's stationing of the state national guard at the border had minimal impact on illegal immigration into Texas. A new study from the Baker Institute for Public Policy at Rice University has tracked coverage of thirty migrant caravans between 2017 and 2022, as well as the policies in place at the departure of each one to look at how effective they have been.
Migrants break through Mexican security to clash at Texas border but were met with pepper spray and riot gear
According to the New York Post, there was chaos at the Texas-Mexico border as more than a thousand migrants tried to break into U.S. lines. The migrants were mostly from Venezuela and they tried to break Mexican lines and enter the US to seek asylum.
Texans in Shock as Bill Would Allow Citizens to Make Border Arrests
Will citizens be allowed to patrol the Texas border and have the power to make arrests?. On Friday, House Bill 20, authored by GOP Rep. Matt Schaefer, was introduced in the Texas House.
Victory for Texas Gov. Abbott as Court Overturns Biden's Border Policies
Texas Gov. Greg Abbott proclaims a win for Texas as Biden's catch and release policy is overturned by a Federal Court. A United States federal judge has ruledthat the Biden Administration has violated federal law by releasing illegal immigrants en masse at our southern border.
This Russian Neighbor Is Building A $600M, 125-Mile Border Fence To Check Putin's Political Muscle
Sources: Benzinga(Shout out to check their amazing websites) In response to mounting security concerns brought on by Vladimir Putin's escalating invasion of Ukraine, Finland is erecting a 200-kilometer barrier along the Russian border.
Operation Lone Star Celebrates 2-year Anniversary: Has It Been Worth The Cost?
Over $4 billion of taxpayer money has been spent on Operation Lone Star in the two years since its launch. Has it been worth the cost?. Two years ago, Texas Gov. Greg Abbott launched Operation Lone Star.
Trump Just Wrote he Will Make China Pay Trillions for Covid-19. Just Like Mexico Paid for his Wall?
The former President said Beijing must pay “massive damages,” citing recent FBI and DOE claims that Covid “likely” leaked from a lab in China, though neither the DOE nor the FBI provided any proof for its findings.
No Spring Break for Migrants as Texas Gov. Abbott Ramps Up Border Protection Measures
Ahead of a springtime surge in illegal crossings, the Texas National Guard is fortifying barriers along the Texas-Mexico border. ThroughOperationLoneStar, Texas continues to take historic action to secure the border in President Biden's absence." Texas Gov. Greg Abbott.
Arizonans at Odds as Governor Hobbs to Strip Border Funding
Arizonans are torn as our newly appointed Democratic governor seeks to strip away the border strike force. Katie Hobbs, Arizona's 24th governor, was sworn into office in January of 2023 and is the first Democrat to hold the position since 2009. She replaced Republican governor Doug Ducey, infamously known for creating a temporary border wall out of shipping containers. Hobbs narrowly defeated Kari Lake, her Republican contemporary, notably known as an anchorwoman, whose views were more akin to the prior governor.
USA has taken in 271,000 Ukrainian Refugees since war began, Biden originally said 100,000
Over 271,000 refugees from Ukraine have been brought into America since Russia attacked Ukraine just over a year ago. The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) has announced as of Thursday the 271,000 total. which is way above President Biden's originally mentioned goal of admitting 100,000.
Alabama Senators Britt, Tuberville Reintroduce Bill to Limit Immigration Paroles
Senator Katie Britt (R-Ala.), joined fellow Alabama Senator Tommy Tuberville (R), and six other Republican Senators to reintroduce the Immigration Parole Reform Act of 2023 to restore integrity to the immigration parole statute amid ongoing misuse by the executive branch.
Texas Republican speaks out against party's exploitation of immigration crisis
One Texas Republican has spoken out against his own party this week and how the GOP has focused on the crisis at the southern border of Texas and Mexico. U.S. Rep. Tony Gonzales, R-San Antonio, took to Twitter to criticize border legislation introduced by U.S. Rep. Chip Roy, R-Austin.
Texas Military Department requires $460 million to keep border mission operational until August. Is it worth it?
The issue of border control and security is a significant concern for Texans. It is why Texas Gov. Greg Abbott launched Operation Lone Star in 2021 at the cost of over $4 billion of Texan taxpayer's money. Abbott has claimed this is needed due to President Joe Biden not enforcing border security.
New York City Called Out by Abbott for Copying Texas Migrant Strategy
"New York City is busing migrants north after attacking the Texas busing mission. They experience a FRACTION of what small Texas border towns deal with every single day. Biden's open border policies forced Texas to step up. Now, NYC follows our lead." Texas Gov. Greg Abbott.
Immigrants Speak Out Against Gov. Abbott's Policies, Seek VP Harris' Support
A group called the National Sanctuary Collective (Colectivo Santuario) has asked Vice President Kamala Harris for support to counteract Texas Gov. Greg Abbott's border policy.