40 Percent of Illegal Aliens Have Overstayed Visas, Says Cruz
“Although building a wall on the Mexican border gets most of the headlines, U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz, R-Texas, says other steps also must be taken to keep illegal immigrants from settling in the United States. ’Forty percent of illegal immigration doesn’t come across the border; it’s people coming legally on visas and overstaying their visas,’ the presidential candidate said during a recent interview on ‘The John Fredericks Show, broadcast from Portsmouth,” states Politifact.
Previously Deported Illegal Alien Injures Father and Daughter in Car Accident
“Local debate over immigration laws is starting to heat up after a 29-year-old, illegally in the U.S., seriously injured a pastor and his daughter in an alleged drunk driving crash on Christmas Eve. According to deputies, Efrain Lopez Contreras has been deported once before,” 13WHAM News says.
Illegal Aliens Gain U.S. Citizenship Through Adoption
“Adult immigrants in Northern California are being adopted by American families with the promise of gaining U.S. citizenship, KCRA Investigates has learned. Hundreds of immigrants from Sacramento to Marin County are shelling out $5,000 to $10,000 each for the chance to be adopted. Behind it all is a Sacramento nonprofit called Americans Helping America Chamber of Commerce Agency,” KCRA reports.
Is the Obama Adminstration Still Spending More On Global Warming Than Border Security, Congress Asks
“Congress snuck a small provision in the recently passed $1.1 trillion budget deal that requires President Barack Obama to disclose how much his administration is spending on global warming programs. The budget deal requires Obama to submit ‘a comprehensive report to the Committees on Appropriations of the House of Representatives and the Senate describing in detail all Federal agency funding, domestic and international, for climate change programs, projects, and activities in fiscal years 2015 and 2016.’ Congress wants Obama to break down ‘funding by agency with each agency identifying climate change programs, projects, and activities and associated costs by line item… and including citations and linkages where practicable to each strategic plan that is driving funding within each climate change program, project, and activity listed in the report,’” the Daily Caller writes.
Death Goes Unreported Due to Fear of Immigration Status
“A Santa Ana couple linked to a woman’s body discovered inside a refrigerator at a vacated garage told detectives they failed to report the death to authorities because of their immigration status, investigators said Tuesday,” CBS Los Angeles says.