Judge Rules Trump Administration Acting Within Authority in Family Separation at Border

WASHINGTON – A federal judge has ruled that the administration of U.S. President Donald Trump is acting within its authority when it comes to separating families at the U.S.-Mexico border without any violation of the “rights to family integrity”. The Court finds Defendants are generally exercising their discretion to separate families at the border consistent with Plaintiffs’ rights to family integrity and the Court’s orders”, U.S. District Court Judge Dana Sabraw in San Diego said in a 26-page decision.

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Judge Rules Private Company’s Planned Border Wall in Texas Can Proceed

According to Fox News, “a federal judge lifted a temporary restraining order against a project to build a privately funded border wall next to the Rio Grande.” The judge also denied a separate request for a restraining order in a separate lawsuit filed by the National Butterfly Center against the builders.

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Trump Officials to Announce: 100 Miles of Border Wall Completed

Trump administration officials plan to announce today that they have completed construction on 100 miles of new barriers along the border with Mexico, but their benchmark underscores how far construction crews still have to go to fulfill the president’s pledge to finish 450 miles by the end of 2020, according to The Hill.

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Ninth Circuit Lifts Injunctions on Trump Rule Change, Chastises ‘Feckless Congress’ for Failing to Address Immigration Reform

The Ninth-Circuit Court of Appeals, which has routinely blocked Trump administration rule changes, gave the administration a win when it lifted two injunctions blocking implementation of the administration’s changes to the public charge rule.

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Commentary: Illegal Immigration Down 63.5 Percent After U.S.-Mexico Deal, Proof That Trump’s Tariff Threat Worked

Apprehensions on the southern border fell for the fourth consecutive month to 52,546 in September from a peak of 144,116 in May, a 63.5 percent drop, reflecting a major slowdown in migration according to the latest data from Customs and Border Patrol — and it all proves that President Donald’s tariffs are working.

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Hector Garza, Vice President of the National Border Patrol Talks with Leahy About Growing Up on the Souther Border and What it’s Like to Be a Border Patrol Agent in America

On Thursday’s Tennessee Star Report with Michael Patrick Leahy – broadcast on Nashville’s Talk Radio 98.3 and 1510 WLAC weekdays from 5:00 am to 8:00 am – host Leahy welcomed Vice President of the National Border Patrol Council, Hector Garza to the show on radio row to talk about what kinds of problems border patrol agents face.

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Trump Administration Says ‘Catch And Release’ of Illegal Migrants Will Come to an End

Acting Homeland Security Secretary Kevin McAleenan announced Monday a combination of new immigration initiatives is helping lead to the end of “catch and release” and added that the White House will abolish the policy altogether as soon as next week.

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Commentary: Trump Should Sanction Migrant Caravan Organizers as Border Migration Is Down 55 Percent Since May

Apprehensions on the southern border slowed precipitously in August to 64,006 as illegal immigration was curtailed, the latest data from U.S. Customs and Border Patrol shows. Migration is down 55 percent from its peak in May 144,255 as people continue fleeing Central America in droves.

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