Texas man granted US citizenship — 53 years after serving in Vietnam, receiving Purple Heart

A Mexican-American living in Texas, who is a Vietnam War veteran and a Purple Heart recipient, has finally received U.S. citizenship — more than 50 years after his military duty, according to a report.


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Author: Brie Stimson

Competency of Kate Steinle’s alleged killer being reviewed by federal judge

The competency of a defendant in a 2015 homicide case that figured prominently in Donald Trump’s run for president is being reviewed by a federal judge, according to a report.


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Author: Dom Calicchio

Brandon Judd: Trump is strengthening border security, keeping violent criminals and illegal drugs out of US

Anyone who cares about establishing an orderly immigration system and ending the flow of illegal drugs, violent criminals and human traffickers coming across our southern border should take heart that President Trump’s administration is winning the fight for border security.


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Author: Brandon Judd

Mackenzie Lueck’s killer pleads guilty to aggravated murder, will avoid death penalty: reports

A Nigerian immigrant whom authorities say strangled a 23-year-old University of Utah student to death and then burned her remains in his yard has pleaded guilty in a deal that will spare him execution, according to reports.


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Author: Dom Calicchio

Hondurans in migrant caravan bused back after entering Guatemala

Hundreds of Honduran migrants bound for the U.S. were bused back to their homeland by Saturday morning after illegally entering Guatemala.


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Author: Brie Stimson

Migrant children at border should be in HHS shelters, not hotels, judge rules

Migrant children detained at the U.S.-Mexico border should be placed in shelters operated by the Department of Health and Human Services shelters rather than in hotels, a federal judge ruled Friday.


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Author: Brie Stimson

Atlanta ICE operation nets 77 ‘worst of the worst’ offenders: report

At least 77 people were arrested during an operation by the U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) Atlanta Field Office earlier this summer that targeted alleged domestic violence offenders, according to a report on Thursday.


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Author: David Aaro

Trump to nominate Chad Wolf for DHS secretary

President Trump tweeted Tuesday he’s planning on promoting Chad Wolf and will nominate the acting secretary to be the new Department of Homeland Security chief.


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Author: Marisa Schultz

CBP chief says 95 percent of illegal immigrants being returned rather than detained

The overwhelming majority of those trying to enter the country illegally are being “expeditiously” returned rather than put into detention, in part because of a Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) order in March to combat the coronavirus crisis, the head of Customs and Border Protection (CBP) testified Thursday.


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Author: Adam Shaw