Tag: catch and release

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WashPost: 100,000 Migrants Caught, Released Under Trump

President Donald Trump’s border agencies have released 100,000 migrants since January 2017 because of Congress’ catch-and-release laws, says an administration statement provided to the Washington Post. The newspaper reported: The Trump administration has freed about 100,000 immigrants caught at the U.S.-Mexico

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Border Patrol Reports ‘Large Groups’ of Migrants Crossing into Texas

Border Patrol agents in the Rio Grande Valley Sector are reporting “large groups” of illegal immigrants crossing the Texas border with Mexico, according to a statement circulated Tuesday. They are mostly composed of unaccompanied minors and families from Central America.

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U.S. Taxpayers Continue Funding Commercial Flights for Illegal Immigrants

High-level U.S. government officials told a conservative non-partisan watchdog group this week that young migrants who come into the country illegally are relocated to their chosen designation on commercial flights paid for by taxpayers. Another veteran official said the migrants are given “the gold glove treatment.”

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Accused MS-13 Murderer Entered U.S. under Obama’s Catch-and-Release

HOUSTON, Texas — ICE officials confirmed to Breitbart Texas that the MS-13 illegal alien arrested over the weekend in Virginia for two alleged murders in Houston entered as an Unaccompanied Alien Child (UAC). Border Patrol agents released him under President Obama’s catch-and-release program and he failed to appear for a removal hearing.

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Border Numbers Up 31 Percent in One Month as ‘Catch and Release’ Continues

The apprehension of illegal border crossers by Border Patrol agents jumped 31 percent in May from the previous month. The jump follows a six-month decline in apprehensions after the election of President Donald Trump. The increase comes as Border Patrol agents report “catch and release” programs are quietly continuing.

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Enviros File Lawsuit to Stop Border Wall

A leftist environmentalist nonprofit and a Democrat Arizona congressman filed a lawsuit that could halt or slow construction of President Trump’s promised border wall. The group wants an impact to determine any harm caused to jaguars and Mexican gray wolves by a barrier and additional border agents.