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Lou Dobbs casually makes up story that ‘many’ illegal immigrants voted in midterms and had ‘immense impact’

“Since the midterm elections, no evidence has emerged suggesting results were tainted by illegal votes, from illegal immigrants or anyone else” writes Meagan Flynn for washingtonpost.com. Before joining Fox Business Network, Dobbs built his career at CNN by blaming illegal immigrants for everything from deadly disease to a significant portion of the nation’s crime.The comment recalls Trump’s baseless assertion after the 2016 presidential election that 3 million to 5 million illegal votes cost him the popular vote. Source: washingtonpost.com Share This:

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Middle class drivers uses could be fueling criminal activity by using illegal car washes

“Hand car washes must be issued licences in order to crack down on modern slavery, a Parliamentary committee has said as it warns middle class drivers they could be fuelling criminal activity” writes Allister Heath for telegraph.co.uk. A damning report published on Thursday reveals that thousands of cheap car washes have sprung up alongside supermarkets and car parks across the country, with many linked to human trafficking and exploitative labour practices.The environment committee said a lack of regulatory oversight meant that some car washes could be hiding forms of modern…

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California Based P2P Trader Convicted of Illegal Money Transmission

“According to prosecutors, Tetley earned at least $300,000 annually by operating an illegal, unregistered money transmitting business that exchanged the digital currency Bitcoin for cash” reports 247cryptonews.com. This is just another case in an ever-growing list of bitcoin traders being charged and convicted for illegally trading digital currency.Between 2014 and 2017, Tetley used the localbitcoins.com to advertise and conduct transactions related to the charges.Tetley’s business “fueled a black-market financial system in the Central District of California that purposely and deliberately existed outside of the regulated bank industry,” according to court…

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Donald Trump moves to stop illegal border crossers claiming asylum as  migrant caravan approaches

“Donald Trump’s administration announced it will deny asylum to migrants caught crossing the Mexican border illegally” writes Jemima Lewis for telegraph.co.uk. The latest crackdown on illegal immigration is expected to be challenged in the courts by civil liberties groups, who argue that anyone who reaches US soil is entitled to make an asylum claim. A senior administration official said the restriction on asylum claims will seek to address the “historically unparalleled abuse of our immigration system”. Source: telegraph.co.uk Share This:

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U.S. Border Patrol agents in one region of the U.S.-Mexico border say there is a new trend of fraud emerging among people caught illegally entering the country between official entryways.

“U.S. Border Patrol agents in one region of the U.S.-Mexico border say there is a new trend of fraud emerging among people caught illegally entering the country between official entryways” reports washingtonexaminer.com. The trend is exclusive to this part of the border, which is one of nine sectors along the 2,000-mile stretch of land. Source: washingtonexaminer.com Share This:

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A caravan of thousands of migrants from Honduras, Guatemala, and El Salvador is headed north toward the southern border of the United States. Their end goal? Eventual “asylum” status within our borders.

“The chaos at the border will continue unless Congress reforms our warped asylum and employment laws, which entice people to illegally journey to the United States” reports washingtonexaminer.com. Native-born Americans would earn roughly $120 billion more each year if there was no illegal immigration, according to research from Harvard economist George Borjas.So far this year, the Border Patrol has apprehended more than 350,000 illegal immigrants.The overwhelming majority of illegal immigrants come to America in search of economic opportunity. Source: washingtonexaminer.com Share This:

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Of course Trump is talking about the economy. Who says he’s not?

“They all say speak about the economy, speak about the economy,” Trump told the crowd” reports washingtonexaminer.com. From that flowed the assertion that Trump is not, in fact, talking about, or talking much about, the economy.And of course, his speeches in Huntington, Columbia, and Macon were not only about the economy and illegal immigration.Add the three speeches together, and Trump spent about 5,320 words on the economy versus about 4,730 words on illegal immigration.There, Trump actually spoke a little bit more about illegal immigration, at about 1,110 words, than about…

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Why Trump shouldn’t mess with birthright citizenship

“That is, until the topic of illegal immigration became a useful arrow in the campaign quivers of both parties” writes Christine M for seattletimes.com. Now, Trump and his friends who want to eliminate birthright citizenship or “ius solis” are saying that the children of illegal aliens are not “subject to the jurisdiction” of the U.S. and therefore not entitled to citizenship.But there’s no avoiding the fact that my day job has a strong influence on the way I view President Donald Trump’s announced decision to get rid of birthright citizenship,…

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Trump cherry-picks examples of violent illegal immigrants to stir up his base, but the statistics tell a different story

“He began his presidential campaign by referring to undocumented Mexican immigrants as “rapists” who bring drugs and crime into the country” writes John Haltiwanger for businessinsider.com. President Donald Trump has repeatedly portrayed undocumented immigrants as dangerous, violent criminals who must be kept out of the US at all costs, but crime data tells a different story.We need the wall, we need our immigration laws changed, we need our border laws changed.”. Beyond the fact that experts say a border wall would do little to stop undocumented immigration, Trump’s rhetoric on…

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Trump to give remarks on immigration: White House

“WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. President Donald Trump will make remarks on immigration and border security on Thursday before leaving for a political rally, the White House said” writes Midwest Communications Inc for 95kqds.com. ET (2015 GMT) on “the illegal immigration crisis and give an update on border security, White House Press Secretary Sarah Sanders said in a statement.Trump has ramped up his hard-line stance on illegal immigration, an issue that appeals to his core supporters, before elections on Tuesday that will determine whether his fellow Republicans keep control of Congress. Source:…

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