Tuesday, December 18, 2018 Headlines & Global News


U.S. Customs and Border Protection

Immigration Agent: We're Told To Release Illegal Immigrants Or Be Fired

Feb 06, 2016 04:58 PM EST

The Obama administration has bypassed Congress and issued more policy directives on how to handle illegal immigrants, according to a border agent.

Syrian passport

ISIS Has Established Fake Passport Industry, Says French Official

Jan 26, 2016 12:06 PM EST

The Islamic State group has seized blank passports in Syria, Iraq and Libya and set up an entire industry, according to French Interior Minister Bernard Cazeneuve.

Denmark Health Scare

Denmark Sees Health Scare As Refugees Bring Back Diphtheria After 20-Year Absence

Jan 21, 2016 01:14 PM EST

Authorities have warned health officials that Denmark may be facing an outbreak of various diseases after discovering that refugees fleeing the Middle East are carrying them.


House Passes Bill To Strengthen Visa Waiver Program With Strong Bipartisan Support

Dec 09, 2015 04:12 AM EST

The bill, passed 407-19, would "help close gaping security gaps and improve our ability to stop dangerous individuals before they reach our shores," according to Republican Rep. Michael McCaul, chairman of the House Homeland Security Committee.

Illegal immigrants

Obama Administration Placing Illegal Immigrant Children With Criminal Sponsors

Nov 25, 2015 09:36 AM EST

At least 3,400 sponsors of 29,000 in a government database had criminal histories, including charges relating to child molestation, homicide and domestic violence.

Rand Paul

Rand Paul Introducing Legislation To Ban Visas For Refugees And Students From High-Risk Countries

Nov 17, 2015 05:21 AM EST

"I think Paris should wake us up to the fact that we can't just let anyone come to this country," Sen. Rand Paul said Monday.

President Obama and Donald Trump

President Obama Says Trump's 'Deportation Force' Is An Unrealistic Immigration Plan

Nov 13, 2015 03:21 AM EST

"I have no idea where Mr. Trump thinks the money's gonna come from," President Obama said.


Cengage: Another Company Lays Off American Tech Workers And Forces Them To Train Foreign H-1B Replacements

Nov 11, 2015 04:52 PM EST

Cengage, a multinational education content producer, told 75 of its tech workers in October that they would no longer have a job in January and must train their foreign replacements before leaving.


Senate Democrats Block Bill That Would Stop Federal Funding To Sanctuary Cities

Oct 20, 2015 05:11 PM EDT

Senators voted 54-45 on the procedural measure to end debate on the sanctuary city legislation.

Sarah Palin

Sarah Palin To Immigrants: ‘Speak American’ (WATCH)

Sep 07, 2015 05:31 AM EDT

In an interview on "State of the Union," Sarah Palin stated that the key to a united America is for everyone to speak "American."

Juan Francisco Lopez-Sanchez

Undocumented Immigrant In Katie Steinle San Francisco Murder Ordered To Stand Trial

Sep 04, 2015 02:19 PM EDT

An undocumented immigrant who was deported five times will stand trial for the shooting death of a woman in San Francisco.

U.S.-Mexico Border

Immigrant Families To Be Released On Federal Judge's Orders

Aug 22, 2015 05:06 PM EDT

A California federal judge has ruled that the government's actions in detaining families was in violation and that they must comply with her ruling by Oct. 23.


Immigrant Camp Counselor Charged With Child Molestation Allowed To Keep DACA Status Despite Risk

Aug 04, 2015 11:41 AM EDT

"These allegations are deeply troubling because, if true, they suggest that DHS was aware for months or years that Mr. Covarrubias-Padilla posed a public safety threat to the children he was monitoring, yet took no action to revoke his DACA authorization," said Sen. Chuck Grassley.


Progressive Immigrants Rights Protestors Storm Phoenix Sheriff's Office, Demand 'Arrest Arpaio, Not The People!'

Jul 21, 2015 03:09 PM EDT

"Arrest Arpaio, not the people!" shouted the protesters as they marched from the downtown Convention Center to the 4th Avenue Jail, and then to the Maricopa County Sheriff's headquarters.


Muslim Immigrants In U.S. To Hit 6.2 Million By 2030; Senators Introduce Plan To Increase

Jul 17, 2015 02:37 PM EDT

Pew Research estimates that because of lax legal immigration policies, the U.S. Muslim immigrant population will more than double over the next 20 years, from 2.6 million in 2010 to 6.2 million in 2030.

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