Saturday, July 20, 2019

Feds Say Border Wall Prototypes to be Available by Late Summer

On Tuesday, the Department of Homeland Security said that prototypes of what sections on the border wall with Mexico will look like will be completed by late summer. Ronald Vitiello, acting deputy commissioner of Customs and Border Protection, said up to eight prototypes will be up by September so that DHS can decide which design […]

‘Mexican Heritage’ Judge to Take On ‘Dreamer’ Case

District Court Judge Gonzalo Curiel, the judge that made headlines for being attacked by then-candidate Donald Trump over his “Mexican heritage” in the Trump University case, has been assigned the case of the first DREAMer to be deported under Trump’s presidency. Juan Manual Montes, formally filed a complaint on Tuesday in the U.S. District Court […]

Sessions Steps Up Criminal Immigration Enforcement

On Tuesday, the Department of Justice called for prosecutors to crack down on undocumented immigrants who commit crimes, and step up overall “criminal immigration enforcement.” The Department of Justice is expected to add 50 immigration judges this year and 75 next year, Attorney General Sessions said during a speech to Customs and Border Protection in […]

Despite Low Funding, Arizona Forges Ahead with New Fence on Mexico Border

Arizona’s border security advisory committee has plans to begin construction on a fence bordering the state and Mexico, despite only raising 10% of the $2.8 million needed to complete the project. Construction may begin at the end of the year with support from private fencing companies, donated supplies, and prison inmate labor. Supporters such as […]