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President Trump weighs mobilizing National Guard for immigration roundups

WASHINGTON --The Trump administration considered a proposal to mobilize as many as 100,000 National Guard troops to round up unauthorized immigrants, including millions living nowhere near the Mexico border, according to a draft memo obtained by The Associated Press. Read more >

Free Download of New World Border Video

As relevant today as it was in 2001 when it was produced, the New World Border video puts migration into perspective. It documents the rise in human rights abuses along the U.S.-Mexico border since the implementation of border blockades, which have been erected in populated areas throughout the border region over the past couple of decades. Read more >

Congressman Sensenbrenner Introduces the BUILD WALL Act of 2017

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Congressman Jim Sensenbrenner introduced the Build Up Illegal Line Defenses With Assets Lawfully Lifted (BUILD WALL) Act of 2017 in the House of Representatives.

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Federal agents conduct sweeping immigration enforcement raids in at least 6 states

U.S. immigration authorities launched a series of raids, traffic stops and checkpoints in at least half a dozen states across the country on Thursday and Friday, sweeping up an unknown number of undocumented immigrants, immigration lawyers and advocates said. Read more >

Immigration arrests in L.A. spark fear, outrage, but officials say they are routine

Arrests made by federal immigration officials in Southern California this week have heightened anxiety about a promised crackdown by President Trump on people in this country illegally. Read more >

Trump travel ban hits major setback after judges uphold temporary restraining order

Donald Trump’s controversial travel ban suffered a major setback on Thursday after a panel of three judges upheld an injunction against the president’s order banning arrivals from seven Muslim-majority countries. Read more >

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