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ICE Agents Arrested Thousands Of Sexual Predators In 2019

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ICE Agents Arrested Thousands Of Sexual Predators In 2019

Homeland Security Investigations agents made 3,771 criminal arrests relating to child exploitation in the fiscal year 2019, marking an 18% rise from the previous fiscal year.

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FAIRFAX, Virginia — Immigration and Customs Enforcement revealed Thursday that it arrested well over 3,700 sexual predators in the past fiscal year, as the agency’s announcement coincided with its grand opening of a facility dedicated to monitoring convicted sexual predators traveling internationally.

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Homeland Security Investigations (HSI), the investigative unit of Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE), announced it initiated 4,224 child exploitation cases during the 2019 fiscal year, which began in October 2018 and concluded at the end of September. Those cases led to a total of 3,771 criminal arrests, and the identification or rescue of 1,066 victims.

The numbers reflected a significant uptick — 18% — from the previous fiscal year. It’s a result, HSI contended, of its commitment to ending crimes against children.

“HSI’s agents, in cooperation with our law enforcement partners, work tirelessly to find and bring to justice, individuals who commit these heinous crimes,” acting special agent in charge of HSI Seattle Eben Roberts said in a prepared statement. “Moreover, we are dedicated to rescuing from harm’s way our most precious population — our children — and those who seek to harm them should consider this a warning.” More

On Thursday, U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement’s (ICE) Homeland Security Investigations (HSI) held a ribbon-cutting ceremony at HSI’s new Angel Watch Center in Fairfax, Virginia. As part of the ceremony, ICE Acting Director Matthew Albence explained that HSI special agents initiated more than 4,200 child exploitation cases in the fiscal year 2019, resulting in approximately 3,771 criminal arrests, an increase of 18 percent compared to the fiscal year 2018.

“ICE’s Operation Angel Watch plays a crucial role in the global fight against child sex tourism. Under this unique and innovative initiative, we are able to send actionable information to our law enforcement partners around the globe so that they can assess the situation and respond appropriately, whether that is to deny an individual entry into their country, or to monitor that individual’s travel for potential danger to children,” said ICE Director Sarah R. Saldaña. “The creation of a formalized and expanded Angel Watch Center further enhances our efforts to protect children around the world.”

 

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Immigration Slams Illinois County That Let 1,000 Criminals Aliens Into the Streets Last Year

U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement slammed Cook County, Illinois, for releasing more than 1,000 criminal illegals back onto the streets

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U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement slammed Cook County, Illinois, for releasing more than 1,000 criminal illegals back onto the streets in 2019 instead of sending them to federal authorities to be deported.

Thanks to Cook County’s sanctuary county rules, criminal illegals are routinely released without any charges.

ICE named Cook County — the locale for the City of Chicago — as one of the country’s least safe areas because it has allowed so many actual criminals out onto the streets.

In its press release, ICE noted that Cook County has put its citizens at risk by refusing to cooperate with immigration authorities. According to ICE, Cook County repeatedly rejected or ignored immigration detainers placed on criminal aliens.

By criminal aliens, they mean illegal aliens who have been charged and convicted of serious crime, and not just for breaking immigration laws.

“The most concerning issue about working in an area that refuses to cooperate with ICE is not only that we do not know which criminal aliens are being released from custody, but the public doesn’t know either,” said Henry Lucero, ICE’s acting deputy executive associate director for Enforcement and Removal Operations (ERO).

“Because ICE does not have access to standard Illinois law enforcement databases, it’s difficult to accurately account for all the aliens who have been arrested, released and committed additional crimes. However, with the limited information ICE can verify, we know that police resources are being wasted, more people are being victimized, and it’s a matter of time until something more significant happens.”

ICE added that “when law enforcement agencies fail to honor immigration detainers and release serious criminal offenders onto the streets, it undermines ICE’s ability to protect public safety and carry out its mission.”

Immigration detainers are issued by ICE to law enforcement agencies telling cops to hold a particular criminal until immigration officials can pick them up to schedule them for deportation.

In its press release, ICE pointed out that Cook County released criminals guilty of murder, battery, and drug dealing.

Cook County also came under fire from the Justice Department in 2017, when former Attorney General Jeff Sessions threatened to cut federal funding due to their “sanctuary” immigration policies.

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Promise Fulfilled: Trump Administration Celebrates 100 Miles of Border Wall Construction

The Trump administration is touting a full 100 miles of new border wall and noting that this is another of his campaign promises fulfilled.

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The Trump administration is touting a full 100 miles of new border wall and noting that this is another of his campaign promises fulfilled.

“Today is a milestone that has been reached and a celebration is in order,” Acting Department of Homeland Security Secretary Chad Wolf said in front of wall in Yuma, Arizona, Fox News reported. “Today I am proud to report that the Trump administration has constructed 100 miles of border wall system along the southern border.”

“This is a milestone achievement for the president, for the department and more importantly for our country — including communities like Yuma,” Wolf added.

“The 100 miles we celebrate today are only the first of many more miles to come,” Wolf said.

The President also tweeted about the successful construction.

“Entire wall is under construction or getting ready to start,” Trump tweeted last Thursday.

The administration also slammed those critics who claim that Trump has only replaced old walls. But Trump officials not that the new 30-foot structures — complete with cameras, access roads, lights and other tech — are far, far more effective than the previous walls even when they were new.

“I use this analogy: when someone builds a new modern smart five-bedroom house in place of a dilapidated run down shack, you do not call that a replacement house, you call that a new house,” Wolf said.

The administration noted in October that construction on brand new border wall barriers had begun along the Rio Grande River in Texas marking another promise kept by the Trump administration.

Trump has already built 75 miles of new walls, but to date all that construction has been in areas that replaced dilapidated barriers, or barriers that were purposefully made to be ineffective.

President Trump promised to start building new border walls on our southern border and the Democrats have worked for three years to stop any progress. But Trump has prevailed, anyway, and has set in place miles and miles of new barriers. And now he has started new construction in Texas, right where illegal crossings are worst.

The new barrier is under construction southeast of McAllen in Texas’s Rio Grande Valley sector.

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Texas Becomes Only State to Reject New Influx of Muslim Refugees

Texas has become the only state to reject another influx of Muslim refugees by taking advantage of a Trump administration policy.

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Texas has become the only state to reject another influx of Muslim refugees by taking advantage of a Trump administration policy.

Since as far back as 2015, Republican governors have been attacking Obama’s federal government for unloading on them millions of Muslim refugees from countries such as Somalia, Syria, and other Muslim enclaves. Some GOP governors even successfully ran for election on the issue.

So, when Trump came to office, he changed the refugee system to add provisions where states had a say in where, when, or even if new refugees would be imported into their states.

But thus far, only Texas Governor Greg Abbott has taken advantage of Trump’s policy and has now said that he will no longer accept any refugees into the Lone Star State, the Washington Times reported.

Texas has already taken in more of these refugees than any other state. But that is coming to a screeching halt.

“Since FY2010, more refugees have been received in Texas than in any other state. In fact, over that decade, roughly 10% of all refugees resettled in the United States have been placed in Texas,” Abbott said in his letter issued on Friday.

But Texas has been “left by Congress to deal with disproportionate migration issues resulting from a broken federal immigration system,” Abbott continued.

Abbott next said that 100,000 migrants were apprehended crossing the Texas-Mexico border in May 2019, and that individuals from 52 countries were apprehended in Texas in June 2019, as “consequences” that the state has been left to work through.

“At this time, the state and non-profit organizations have a responsibility to dedicate available resources to those who are already here, including refugees, migrants, and the homeless — indeed, all Texans,” Abbott added. “As a result, Texas cannot consent to initial refugee resettlement for FY2020.”

Naturally, advocates for illegals and refugees were furious.

Sadly, Abbott stands alone as all those other Republican governors have turned against their campaign promises and decided to accept millions of refugees, anyway.

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New York Floats Automatic Voter Registration To Illegal Aliens

Any state allowing illegals to vote should not be included in the electoral college.

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New York may give automatic voter registration to illegals who have driver’s licenses.

A loophole in the new law granting driver’s licenses to illegal immigrants could allow hundreds of thousands of people to fraudulently register to vote in New York.

Here the real foreign interference in our elections that the Democrats keep preaching about. This must be stopped.

Breitbart:

Democrats in the state of New York may soon give illegal aliens the ability to automatically register to vote when they apply for a driver’s licenses at any state Department of Motor Vehicles (DMV) office.

Reports have circulated that Democrats in the New York State Senate are looking this year to quickly pass a new law that automatically registers New York residents to vote in elections so long as they obtain a state-issued driver’s license.

Those licenses, available at DMVs, are now provided to all eligible New York residents — including illegal aliens.

Last year, Democrats sought to give automatic voter registration to all illegal aliens who obtained driver’s licenses with the state’s new law that allows the illegal population to legally drive.

Currently in New York, American citizens only need a driver’s license to register to vote, and although applicants are required to swear that they are eligible to vote, state election officials have previously admitted that “it’s basically an honor system.”

In June of last year, New York Republicans warned Breitbart News that the ultimate goal of Democrats in the state is to register all noncitizens and illegal aliens to vote in state and federal elections.

In California, where illegal aliens are allowed to obtain driver’s licenses as well, voter fraud has become common across the state. In 2018, the state’s DMV admitted that it had registered 1,500 non-eligible voters, including noncitizens, over the course of just six months. More

New York drivers licenses should no longer be recognized across state lines, or be accepted as valid ID for travel by air.

If they are being intentionally issued to illegal aliens, they are not worth the paper that they are printed on.

And they wonder why we have the electoral college, still, think Hillary Clinton won the popular vote legitimately?

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Homeland Security Chief Chad Wolf Orders Review Of State Laws Allowing Driver’s Licenses For Illegal Immigrants

Allowing them to get their driver’s license is just one more step toward blanket amnesty for the approximately 20 million illegals in this country.

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Acting Homeland Security Secretary Chad Wolf requested a review of how recent state laws allowing illegal immigrants to obtain driving licenses will affect enforcement efforts.

“Laws like New York’s greenlight law have dangerous consequences that have far reaches beyond the DMV,” DHS spokeswomen Heather Swift said Tuesday. “These types of laws make it easier for terrorists and criminals to obtain fraudulent documents and also prevent DHS investigators from accessing important records that help take down child pornography and human trafficking rings and combat everything from terrorism to drug smuggling.”

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Chad Wolf, the acting secretary of the Department of Homeland Security (DHS), ordered a review of state laws that allow illegal aliens to obtain driver’s licenses and restrict data sharing with federal immigration authorities.

Wolf on Tuesday ordered all of the components of DHS to conduct a department-wide review of the state laws to determine how they affect their day-to-day operations, according to a memo obtained by the Daily Caller News Foundation. The DHS chief’s directive indicates he is prepared to take aim against the state laws.

“Accordingly, I am instructing each operational component to conduct an assessment of the impact of these laws, so that the Department is prepared to deal with and counter these impacts as we protect the homeland,” Wolf’s memo read.

The memo follows implementation of New York’s “Green Light” law, and passage of a similar bill in New Jersey in December. Both laws not only allow illegal aliens to obtain driver’s licenses, but also restrict DMV data from Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) and other agencies within the Department of Homeland Security.  More

The Democrats are only issuing these driver licenses to illegals to get them to vote and that’s against our laws.  The democrats know that most illegals will vote for them if given the chance. Allowing them to get their driver’s license is just one more step toward blanket amnesty for the approximately 20 million illegals in this country.

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U.S. Immigration Begins Flying Mexican Deportees Deeper Into Mexico

U.S. immigration authorities have begun flying Mexican deportees hundreds of miles deep into Mexico to discourage their quick illegal return.

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U.S. immigration authorities have begun flying Mexican deportees hundreds of miles deeper into Mexico to discourage their quick illegal return.

Late last week the first planeload of illegals being deported back into Mexico were flown to the city of Guadalajara, a central Mexican city located 700 miles from the Texas border, the Associated Press reported.

A shelter in Guadalajara told the media that it was alerted that there would be many more to come in the next few weeks as the Trump administration continues to ramp up deportations and improve U.S. border security.

The Trump administration also warned that some Mexican deportees may be sent into Guatemalan or even deeper into Central America.

The warning is another tactic aimed at slashing the number of illegals attempting to enter the U.S.A.

So far, the Trump administration’s tactics are working because the number of Central American “caravans” have cratered and hundreds of thousands fewer illegals from that region are now trying to get into the U.S. illegally.

Now U.S. authorities are turning to the task of cutting the number of Mexicans entering America illegally.

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In another sign of the new focus on Mexicans, Acting Deputy U.S. Department of Homeland Security Secretary Ken Cuccinelli said an agreement that lets U.S. immigration officials send asylum seekers to Guatemala to request refuge there instead could also apply to Mexicans and other nationalities.

“As we fully implement the agreement, all populations are being considered, including Mexican nationals,” Cuccinelli said on Twitter.

Also showing signs of renewed cooperation, Guatemalan officials posted statements of agreement and assistance with the endeavor.

Officials say that deporting Mexicans deep into Mexico and even into South America helps cut the recidivism rate because Mexicans don’t want to be sent a thousand miles or more deeper to the south and would rather just stay where they are in Mexico than chance being stranded far from home.

Thursday’s first flight from the U.S. to Guadalajara repatriated about 150 Mexicans back to their country.

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Boston Puts More Limits on Police After Some Found Working with Immigration Officials Anyway

The city of Boston has put even stronger limits on city police after politicians discovered officers were cooperating with immigration officials despite the city’s rules against it.

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The city of Boston has put even stronger limits on city police after politicians discovered officers were cooperating with immigration officials despite the city’s rules against it.

The city council moved to place the restrictions on its police department when it was discovered that its sanctuary policies to coddle lawbreaking illegals was often going ignored.

On Wednesday, city officials added restrictions to their Trust Act, a five-year-old ordinance which limits the role city officials play in enforcing the nation’s immigration laws.

According to the Washington Times:

Democratic Mayor Marty Walsh said the changes, which his office developed along with City Councilor Josh Zakim, are meant to reassure residents that Boston police remain focused on public safety, not civil immigration enforcement.

If hat were true, the police would be assisting in the deportation of criminal illegals.

But leftist mayor Walsh would rather cozy up to lawbreakers and allow killers, drug users, and rapists to roam free if they are illegal aliens.

Indeed, the head of U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement’s Boston office, Marcos Charles, pointed out that very issue:

“This is a public safety issue, not a political issue,” he said in a statement. “It’s only common sense that ICE be able to take custody of criminal aliens in a secure environment such as a jail, instead of sending officers out to attempt the often dangerous task of arresting criminal aliens in residential communities.”

Naturally the extreme leftists at the ACLU loved the dangerous new restrictions.

Still, the rules continue to allow criminal illegals to get off Scot free:

When approved in 2014, the Trust Act stated that Boston officials could not detain or transfer someone to federal authorities solely because of a civil immigration detainer request or administrative warrant.

Walsh’s office says ICE requested a total of 175 civil detainers from Boston police in 2017 and 2018.

Those that posted bail were not transferred to ICE custody, while those that did not were transported to the court for arraignment, moving out of Boston police authority, his office said.

These laws should be illegal everywhere.

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