“The names of children who are seeking asylum should never be released because it could endanger them,” says Amy Miller, Legal Director of the Nebraska ACLU.Read More →
The 200 border kids placed by the feds in Nebraska will enter an immigration court system where the average wait time for a hearing — where a judge decides whether they should be deported — is over two years.Read More →
U.S. Sen. Mike Johanns has introduced legislation requiring the federal government to notify state officials when undocumented border children are placed in their states.Read More →
By Rob Port | Watchdog.org North Dakota Bureau
BISMARCK, N.D. — Illegal immigrants may be flooding the nation’s southern border, b ut thus far none have been placed in North Dakota.
At the request of state Rep. Roscoe Streyle, a Republican from Minot, Legislative Council inquired about any placements of illegal immigrants in the state.
“We contacted representatives [...]
Gov. Dave Heineman blasted federal officials Friday for refusing to give him details about 200 undocumented children who have been placed in Nebraska as the feds grapple with a crush of Central American kids trying to sneak across the nation’s southern border.Read More →
Late last week arrest warrants were issued for 20 individuals, some considered dangerous. As of late Wednesday afternoon the governor’s office said 17 were no longer a threat.Read More →