Today’s Immigration Headlines – Jan 4, 2016

DHS Doesn’t Know How Many People Overstay Visas in U.S.

“The question from the congressman to the Obama administration official was straightforward enough: How many foreign visitors overstay their visas every year? The reply was simple too, but not in a satisfying way. ‘We don’t know,’ the official said,” writes the New York Times.

Obama Admin to Award Foreign College-Grads Work-Permits

“President Barack Obama’s new 181-page plan to award work-permits to at least 100,000 foreign college-grads also contains a convoluted section that would also sneak work-permits to a huge range of foreign migrants – even after courts have formally ordered their repatriation,” says Breitbart News. 

Pakistanis With Terrorist Ties Caught at U.S. Border

“When the U.S. Border Patrol nabbed two Pakistani men with ties to terrorism at the U.S.-Mexico border in September, it marked just the latest instance of illegal immigrants from so-called ‘special interest countries’ using the southern border as a point of entry into the country. Muhammad Azeem and Mukhtar Ahmad, both in their 20s and from Gujrat, were caught Sept. 20 by agents south of San Diego and just over the international border from Tijuana. When agents checked their identities through databases, they got hits on both of them: Mr. Ahmad popped up as an associate of a known or suspected terrorist, while Mr. Azeem’s information had been shared by a foreign government for intelligence purposes,” reports the Washington Times.

Raids to Deport Illegal Aliens from Central America Begin

“The detentions of at least 11 families across the country marked the first day of an effort by the government to find and deport Central American migrants who sought refuge in the U.S. and stayed illegally, immigrant advocates said Saturday. Unlike a string of immigration raids in the mid-2000s, agents do not plan to conduct workplace raids or other mass enforcement actions, but will instead target addresses for families with deportation orders,” states the LA Times.

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  1. Clinton Won’t Address Trump’s Questions

    About using the WH Oval Room for Monica intern aide sexual harassment favors.

  2. avatar Leland says:

    For those trying to say that Hillary was “right” about jihadists using Trump’s remarks as a recruiting tool, that never happened until she brought it up. The fact is that those groups don’t like Trump because he calls them out on their violence which is based on their religious doctrine. Hillary on the other hand panders to the idea that Islam has no connection to it and Muslims are “peaceful and tolerant”. It’s not peaceful and tolerant to call for the death of people who choose to leave Islam, which is the case in many Muslim countries. Or to be throwing people off roofs because of their sexual preference. And where is ferocious feminist Hillary”s condemnation of Sharia law, which says that the testimony of women is not legally equal to a man’s, and which also gives permission for men to beat their wives.