Guatemala’s president: $2 billion ought to help border crisis

By   /  July 28, 2014  /  Florida, Immigration, National, News  /  No Comments

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Guatemalan President Otto Perez Molina says $2 billion in federal aid and other U.S. investment in Central America could help end the flood of migrants across the U.S. southern border.

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Border doc: Illegal immigrants are ‘pretty healthy population’

By   /  July 25, 2014  /  Immigration, National, Texas  /  No Comments

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By Tori Richards | Watchdog.org
The masses of illegal immigrants crossing the Texas border have apparently received decent health care including vaccinations in Central America and aren’t carrying an influx of disease contrary to public opinion, a treating physician told Watchdog.org.
“They are a pretty healthy population,” said Dr. Martin Garza, a pediatrician who is part of [...]

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Does DHS have a plan to track children illegally crossing the border?

By   /  July 24, 2014  /  Immigration, National, News, Technology  /  No Comments

INVERTIR: Las empresas pueden aplicar para recibir millones de dólares en inversiones de personas que deseen trasladarse a los estados unidos.

The immigration crisis, now subject to election-year political posturing, is inspiring members of the private sector to act where government is failing.

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From Miami to Minnesota, protests call attention to immigration crisis

By   /  July 22, 2014  /  Federal Government, Florida, Immigration, Issues, Minnesota, National, News  /  No Comments

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By Eric Boehm | Watchdog.org
Along East Seventh Street in the Dayton’s Bluff neighborhood of St. Paul, Minn., more signs are in Spanish than English, advertising everything from used cars to groceries.
That backdrop certainly made Larry Dalin’s sign stand out.
Holding a sign that read “In Mexico, illegals are jailed,” Dalin was a lone sentry outside the Mexican [...]

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McAuliffe’s office stonewalls on immigration, Watchdog.org resorts to FOIA

By   /  July 18, 2014  /  Immigration, News, State Government, Virginia  /  No Comments

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In December, Governor-Elect Terry McAuliffe told a room full of reporters he had a “vision for transparency, of working closely with the media to get Virginians the information they need.”

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Guest worker program could help solve immigration crisis

By   /  July 18, 2014  /  Federal Government, Immigration, Issues, National, News  /  No Comments

MAKE THEM LEGAL: By legalizing more guest workers with clean criminal histories, the Border Patrol could focus on those who are still trying to enter the national illegally for illicit reasons. And good, honest workers would not have to risk life and limb to make a living.

A soccer player given a red card must leave the game immediately and isn’t allowed to return.

But for millions of illegal immigrants in the United States who are working hard and earning an honest living, a red card could be a far more welcome sight, allowing them to remain in the country, temporarily, without fear of arrest and deportation.

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