0233_Recent headlines on the Immigration Issue sent out by a friend–Trump’s administration is getting things going

Donna Jack
July 17, 2017

Today a friend sent out links to these article, telling of what President Trump is doing about illegal immigration.

Recent headlines in the immigration issue:

 Illegal immigrants face charges for first offenses – The Wall Street Journal — July 14, 2017
…Until recently, first-time offenders were deported instead of being criminally prosecuted. That changed as of June… The illegal immigrants are charged with misdemeanors and tried in federal court under Operation Streamline, a 12-year-old initiative in which the migrants are charged, enter pleas and are sentenced within a few minutes in large groups… A decline in the number of people crossing the border has freed up resources for the Border Patrol to go after first-time offenders, the agency said…
 
New photos show President Trump is making good on his number one campaign promise – building a ‘big, beautiful’ border wall between the United States and Mexico. Left leaning Texas Observer published photos of contractors preparing the construction of the wall. You’ll read the site was more concerned about the wildlife of Santa Ana Wildlife Refuge in South Texas than the President keeping his word on curbing illegal immigration…
 
Dems spooked by drop in Colorado voter registration amid Trump voter fraud probe – Breitbart, July 15, 2017

“…What we’re seeing in Colorado, we hope that doesn’t spread elsewhere,” said one DNC official… We’re not trying to incite panic, but the DNC itself is monitoring this situation and is concerned by what we’re seeing.” Trump has repeatedly claimed that he believes he would have won the popular vote if illegal votes were discounted. Democrats and left-leaning media outlets have accused Trump of making the claim without evidence — but are now opposing his administration’s investigation…
 
The significant downturn in the number of illegal border crossers between the U.S. and Mexico is “nothing short of miraculous,” National Border Patrol Council President Brandon Judd said on C-SPAN Monday… Judd said the Trump administration commanded in two executive orders for border agents to fully carry out related laws, while the Obama administration kept agents from doing their jobs as was intended…
 
The House Appropriations Committee on Tuesday released a bill allocating $1.6 billion to begin construction of a physical barrier along the U.S. border with Mexico… Conservative lawmakers in recent days had begun warning that they would pull their votes from a budget and spending plan that failed to fund the wall. House Freedom Caucus Chairman Rep. Mark Meadows (R-N.C.) went so far as to tell Breitbart News that Trump would not sign a spending measure if a wall were not funded…

 

 

 

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