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Migrant Border Apprehensions Surge 109 Percent Ahead of Trump

The apprehension of Family Unit Aliens (FMUA) along the southern U.S. border by Border Patrol agents increased 109 percent for the first three months of this fiscal year compared to FY 2016. The December apprehensions of FMUAs increased for the sixth consecutive month. It was the largest single month of apprehensions of families crossing from Central America since the surge in June 2014.

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Fitton: Eric Holder and the California-DC Corruption Connection

I’ve often observed that, when it comes to public policy, the Obama Justice Department has been a locus of evil. And therefore it was concerning to see that the man who ran that Obama agency for years, the disgraced Eric Holder, has gotten himself a new, government-related gig.

Demonstrator Catalina Lezama, center, holds up her arms during an rally against the Secure Communities program in front the state building, left, and the Federal Building, right, in San Francisco, Thursday, July 29, 2010. Some San Francisco elected officials are standing alongside immigrant advocates to protest a federal program that checks the fingerprints of anyone who's arrested against federal immigration databases.(AP Photo/Paul Sakuma)

Sanctuary Cities Are Risk for Taxpayers, Warns… Public Radio

Southern California public radio station KPCC warns that taxpayers in “sanctuary cities” stand to pay the price if those cities refuse to comply with enforcement of federal immigration laws under the Trump administration, and instead continue harboring illegal aliens against deportation.

Somali Refugees AP

Obama Extends Somali ‘Protected Status’ Before Exit

In the final week of the Obama Administration, the outgoing Secretary of Homeland Security (DHS) extended the Temporary Protected Status (TPS) for Somali nationals and others for an additional 18 months. The program was not scheduled to expire until March 2017.

Cubans in Mexico

Cubans Stranded at Border Hope for Trump Welcome

NUEVO LAREDO, Tamaulipas — The dream of arriving to the U.S. under the Wet Foot-Dry Foot policy has turned into a nightmare after hundreds of Cubans have been left stranded at the Texas-Mexico border. The islanders have a 20-day permit from the Mexican government to travel north that leaves them subject to deportation thereafter.