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Washington to send Texas National Guard $2.3M for border security

The federal government will send $2.3 million to the Texas National Guard this year as part of a four-state border security preparedness program, Lt. Col. Travis Walters said Monday. Read more >

What This American Family Went Through at the Border Was Clearly Unconstitutional

Increasing border detentions and a ballooning American watchlisting system are two major drivers of government abuse. A lawsuit the ACLU filed last week challenges both. Read more >

Private Land Is Being Seized in Texas to Build the Border Wall

The House of Representatives unveiled their Fiscal Year 2018 budget for the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) this week, which allocates $1.6 billion to begin construction of a border wall along the entire Read more >

Trump Is Playing Dangerous Military Gambit in Central America

There has been a flurry of Trump administration activity around Central America recently. Most prominently, several cabinet members and Vice President Pence traveled to Miami last month for the administration’s “Conference on Prosperity and Security in Central America” that the United States cohosted with Mexico. Read more >

Taser Lobbyist Quietly Appointed to Top Immigration Enforcement Job

Thomas Blank, a former lobbyist and Republican official, was recently appointed to serve as the chief of staff to the U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement, the agency charged with investigating and enforcing immigration-related matters for the Department of Homeland Security. Read more >

Pursuing ‘A Radical Faith’ in the Trump Era

In its article on the new Trump initiative to arrest parents suspected of having arranged to bring their children to the United States with the help of smugglers, The New York Times reported on José, a man from El Salvador. Read more >

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