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WaPo: Obama Admin Was Warned About Border Crisis Last Year

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, July 20, 2014 at 4:19pm
http://www.minnpost.com/dc-dispatches/2013/07/gop-begins-long-immigration-reform-process-focusing-border-security

If you’re like most Americans, you may be wondering why the surge of illegal immigrants at the southern border happened all at once. People want to know the cause and what could have been done to prevent it.

While answers have been scarce, the Washington Post has published a rather damning piece...

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Reports from the “Immigration Surge” Protests

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, July 20, 2014 at 10:31am
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Reports are beginning to surface from the 300-plus citizen-organized protests on July 18-19 focused on deep concerns about the immigration surge of supposed “refugees” swamping our border control resources, under the banner of the “National Days of Protest against Immigration Reform Amnesty & the Illegal Immigration Surge”.

With a coalition of more than...

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Protests of “immigration surges” slated for July 18-19

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, July 17, 2014 at 7:54pm
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While eyes are turned to Gaza and the Ukraine today, I wanted to offer some information about attempts to deal with a man-caused disaster on our own soil.

Citizens across the country...

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Time to remedy unintended consequences of 2008 child trafficking law

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, July 16, 2014 at 8:30am
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Obama is often criticized for refusing to enforce laws. But this time he’s being criticized for enforcing the 2008 Act of Congress that requires that unaccompanied minors from countries other than Mexico and Canada be given special treatment.

However, the bill in question—the William Wilberforce Trafficking Victims Protection...

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Black Chicago activists: Why are illegals at border getting aid while we suffer?

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, July 13, 2014 at 2:15pm
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Neo noted this morning the growing rift between the black community and those advocating for aid to illegal immigrants, Clash of the Titan special interest groups.

Rebel Pundit has a video of some black Chicago activists, some of whom previously had expressed dismay at Obama’s State of the Union address.

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Clash of the Titan special interest groups

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, July 13, 2014 at 9:00am
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The Democratic Party creates its coalition by catering to a diverse group of ethnic interest groups, and sometimes the special interests of those special interest groups clash.

In the following clip where people are talking about the border problems, we see a microcosm of the competing groups, as well as rifts within...

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But first, let POTUS take a selfie

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, July 12, 2014 at 12:05pm
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The President would like you to know that your demands for him to lay eyes upon the wasteland of human degradation that is our southern border are nothing more than a blow to the dignity of the Office.

This week, President Obama fielded a considerable amount of angst over his neglect of...

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Welcome to the Border Crisis, Mr. Congressman

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, July 6, 2014 at 7:02pm
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Via Fox News:

The Department of Health and Human Services is allowing members of Congress to visit a Texas immigration detention center amid growing concerns about access to such facilities housing the recent surge of children who have illegally crossed the U.S.-Mexico border.

The tour is scheduled to take place Tuesday morning. The...

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Calvin Turnquest – the GOP Face of Legal Immigration (#FL18)

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, July 2, 2014 at 7:50pm
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Florida’s 18th Congressional District has an interesting contender: Calvin Turnquest.

Born in Nassau, Bahamas, Turnquest cites one of his proudest moments as taking the oath to become a United States citizen. A citizen by choice.

Having been through the tedious American immigration system, starting as an international college student at the University of...

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Protesters block San Diego Area illegal immigrant processing site

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, July 2, 2014 at 7:00am
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Thousands of unaccompanied minors have flooded across our border, overwhelming border agents leading to immigration officials opening processing centers around the country.

In the San Diego area, protesters force buses carrying...

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Surprise: Unaccompanied children crossing border may have right to stay

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, July 1, 2014 at 6:47pm
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Special Immigrant Juvenile Status.

If you haven’t heard of it before now, you probably will as tens of thousands of unaccompanied minors flood across the border, having been “abandoned” by their parents in Central America.

A Legal Insurrection reader tipped us off to what could be a coming legal onslaught to give these...

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Flood of Children at Southern U.S. Border Getting Worse

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, June 27, 2014 at 2:30pm
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Reports from the United States’ southern border continue to worsen as thousands of illegal, unaccompanied minors are flooding through from Mexico.

More than 52,000 children h...

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Disassociating Border Security from Immigration Reform

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, June 25, 2014 at 7:00pm
http://www.minnpost.com/dc-dispatches/2013/07/gop-begins-long-immigration-reform-process-focusing-border-security

I never see an immigration conversation on the right that doesn’t include some form of, “but we must secure the border first!” And only once the border is secure are we free to discuss immigration reform in opaque generalities. To be clear, I don’t disagree that border security is the paramount...

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Over $250M allocated to curb Central American immigration flood

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, June 22, 2014 at 12:00pm
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The Obama administration announced a plan to spend over $250 millions to help slow or halt the flow of undocumented children streaming across the U.S.-Mexico border. The Federal “immigration surge” was announced Friday as part of a coordinated government-wide response to the growing humanitarian crisis on the U.S. Southern border:

The...

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