Federal agency says it lost track of 1,488 migrant [alien] children

Denver Post
Friday, September 21, 2018
National News
Twice in less than a year, the federal government has lost track of nearly 1,500 migrant children after placing them in the homes of sponsors across the country, federal officials have acknowledged.

Trump administration preparing to shelter migrant children on military bases

From article: Nielsen and Attorney General Jeff Sessions say the government will take the extraordinary measure of filing criminal charges against anyone who crosses the border illegally, including parents traveling with their children
Washington Post
Tuesday, May 15, 2018
National News

Helping immigrants [illegal aliens] adjust and thrive in the Roaring Fork Valley

From article "Fifteen-year-old "Victor" arrived in Basalt in September after a harrowing journey from El Salvador ... he soon will be required to go to immigration court in Denver for entering the country illegally..."
The Aspen Times
Thursday, December 7, 2017
Colorado News

Fifteen-year-old "Victor" arrived in Basalt in September after a harrowing journey from El Salvador that included walking across a hot desert, a boat ride across the snake-infested waters of the Rio Grande River and a 34-day stay in a U.S. immigrant detention center in Texas.

Policy Under Trump Bars Obama-Era Path to U.S. for Central American Youths

We are spending $250 to $1,000 per day to care for each minor apprehended crossing the US border. Total cost anticipated for FY2015, $2.28 billion.
The New York Times
Thursday, August 17, 2017
National News

The Trump administration is cutting off an Obama-era pathway to the United States for young [illegal alien] migrants...

Fear Grips Communities as MS-13 Gang Proliferates

The murder of Evelyn Rodriguez's daughter by MS-13 gang members spotlights the growing threat schools and communities face nationwide
Epoch Times
Tuesday, April 18, 2017
National News

At first, Evelyn Rodriguez thought her teenage daughter had forgotten to charge her phone—it kept going straight to voicemail ...

Surge of Central Americans drive jump in 2016 border arrests

It is not arrest and deport-it is arrest and then promise to appear later in immigration court: “...After being apprehended by Border Patrol agents...with a promise to appear in court at a later time..."
Orange County Register
Saturday, December 31, 2016
National News

Central Americans attempting to enter the United States illegally on the nation’s border with Mexico helped drive a 23 percent increase in U.S. Border Patrol arrests during the 2016 fiscal year, according to figures released Friday...

Obama to expand refugee programs for Central American migrants amid new surge

The efforts are designed in part to combat the crush of tens of thousands of families and unaccompanied children caught crossing the border illegally this year...
AP and Fox News Latino
Wednesday, July 27, 2016
National News

The Obama administration will soon expand efforts to help Central American families and children legally immigrate to the United States amid another surge of migrants caught crossing the border illegally.

The Cost of Welfare Use By Immigrant and Native Households

How many more financial hits can America take?
The Center for Immigration Studies
Monday, May 9, 2016
Our American Future

In September 2015, the Center for Immigration Studies published a landmark study of immigration and welfare use, showing that 51 percent of immigrant-headed households used at least one federal welfare program — cash, food, housing, or medical care — compared to 30 percent of native households...

Illegal alien numbers skyrocket at Mexican border

The Hill
Thursday, May 5, 2016
National News
Child migration is surging again.
The number of families and unaccompanied children apprehended on the southern border has skyrocketed this year, according to new figures from the Obama administration. 


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