Today’s Immigration Headlines – Sept 8, 2015

France and U.K. Announce That They Will Accept 44,000 Immigrants

“France and Britain on Monday offered haven to a combined 44,000 migrants, the latest efforts by Europe to cope with its worst migration crisis since World War II. French President François Hollande said that in accepting 24,000 migrants over two years France had a duty to help people who are fleeing war and that he and German Chancellor Angela Merkel had agreed on a system to more equally spread the load. Hollande said Germany, which is taking in the most migrants, should not shoulder the entire burden for addressing the problem. British Prime Minister David Cameron told Parliament on Monday that they had a moral responsibility to take in 20,000 of those fleeing oppression over five years, and said children and orphans will be given priority, according to the Associated Press,” USA Today reports.

Employee Arrested for Allegedly Accepting Bribes to Issue Illegal Aliens Driver’s Licenses

“A Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS) employee has been arrested for allegedly accepting $1,000-$2,000 bribes to issue Texas Driver Licenses to illegal aliens who did not legally qualify for those licenses. She is accused of fraudulently inputting into the DPS computer system that the illegal aliens were born in the United States,” Breitbart News writes.

Three Illegal Aliens Charged With Murder of 17-Year-Old Student

“Three illegal immigrants were charged Saturday in connection with the murder of a 17-year-old Virginia high school student who was gunned down on his way to a bus stop Friday morning. According to The Washington Post, Danny Centeno-Miranda, who attended Park View High in Loudoun County, was about 50 yards from the school bus stop when he was shot twice in the back,” Fox News says.

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