In addition, HHS expanded shelter space for migrant children transferred to its care by the Border Patrol. The agency added an overflow shelter in Homestead, Fla., for 2,400 migrant youths earlier this year, an emergency shelter for 1,600 at a former oil field worker housing complex in South Texas recently and plans to add another for 1,400 at Fort Sill, Okla., this summer. … [Read more...] about Why are migrants getting sick or dying on the border?
Aside from California, states participating in the legal challenge are Colorado, Connecticut, Delaware, Hawaii, Illinois, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, Michigan, Minnesota, Nevada, New Jersey, New Mexico, New York, Oregon, Rhode Island, Vermont, Virginia and Wisconsin. … [Read more...] about Courts weigh Trump’s plan to tap Pentagon funds for border wall
close Video Fox News Flash top headlines for April 25 Fox News Flash top headlines for April 25 are here. Check out what's clicking on Foxnews.com The Massachusetts judge accused of helping an illegal immigrant evade an Immigration and Customs Enforcement officer has pleaded not guilty to all counts. Newton District Court Judge Shelley M. Richmond Joseph, 51, appeared in U.S. District Court in Boston on Thursday, where she was arraigned on obstruction of justice stemming from an incident that allegedly took place on April 2, 2018. RELATED: MASSACHUSETTS JUDGE WHO HELPED ILLEGAL IMMIGRANT ESCAPE ICE ARREST INDICTED, FEDERAL AUTHORITIES SAY Prosecutors claimed in court documents earlier Thursday that Joseph, along with 56-year-old court officer Wesley MacGregor, helped Jose Medina-Perez, a twice-deported illegal immigrant with a fugitive warrant for drunk driving in Pennsylvania, sneak out a back door after he appeared in court to be arraigned on drug … [Read more...] about Massachusetts judge accused of helping illegal immigrant evade ICE pleads not guilty
“I believe our border is more secure than it has ever been,” Julian Castro said on CNN this month. Sen. Bernie Sanders of Vermont said this month he opposes open borders, but when he spoke in detail about immigration at a recent rally in Madison, Wis., all of his policy plans focused on easing immigration restrictions, promising “a humane border policy for those who seek asylum.” New Jersey Sen. Cory Booker said much the same recently on “Face the Nation.” … [Read more...] about Democratic candidates tune out voter anxieties over border security
A humanitarian U.S. government program called temporary protected status (TPS), allowed Bhattarai, 56, to find refuge in America. Under the program, people from countries shattered by war or natural disasters who can’t return home safely may live and work in the United States. Initially, officials granted TPS to about 9,000 Nepalese immigrants, enabling Bhattarai to resettle in Sunnyvale in Northern California, find work as a gas station cashier and save money to send to relatives. … [Read more...] about A ‘hidden’ community of Nepalese migrants fights to remain in U.S.