Immigration Issue a Hot Button in N.H.
“Political pundits and Republican leaders like to say that nobody could have foreseen the extraordinary rise of Donald J. Trump’s presidential candidacy. But there were early signs that the electorate was ready for an insurgency like the one Mr. Trump has inspired this election. And some of the most powerful of those indicators came from New Hampshire,” the New York Times says.
Illegal Alien Sworn in as Lawyer in N.Y.
“An illegal immigrant in New York has been sworn in as an attorney after a long-fought court battle over whether his legal status should disqualify him from practicing law. A panel of judges ruled that 32-year-old Cesar Vargas’ immigration status should have no bearing on whether he is allowed to practice law in the U.S. in what immigration rights activists are hailing as a victory for their cause, WABC-TV reported,” The Blaze reports.
Illegal Immigration Makes America a Haven for Crime
“Immigration in the country is constantly re-iterated to the public as something that is good for the economy, good for US citizens and brings “diversity” and “multiculturalism” to an all-too-privileged American lifestyle,” The Hayride says.
“However, the country’s immigration and refugee resettlement system has become nothing more than an avenue for criminals, gang members and drug cartels. This report will examine that issue in-depth.”
Obama Administration Moves Back to Catch and Release
“A U.S. Customs and Border Protection agent spoke out Thursday, saying that the agency has received orders to release illegal immigrants and no longer order them to appear at deportation hearings, the Washington Examiner reported,” The Blaze says.
“The new orders are a significant change from what the agency’s former policy has been, especially in the past few months.”
Clinton Says Sanders Not Liberal Enough on Immigration
“Former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton flipped questions about her progressive credentials and attacked Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders early in Thursday’s MSNBC Democratic debate, pointing out specific points in his record that show that he has a checkered history with some liberal causes, too. On one of the top issues of the 2016 campaign so far — immigration reform — she implied that he’s really not up to snuff with Democratic positions,” the IBtimes.com site said.
Northern League Makes Gains in Italy Due to Immigration
“In just over two years, Italy’s Northern League party has bounced back from an all-time low of just 4% in the 2013 elections to 16-17% support in recent polls, thanks in large part to the mounting Italian migrant crisis,” Breitbart News reports.
“The Matteo Renzi government, on the other hand, has taken hit after hit, and Renzi’s center-left Democratic Party (PD) now sits at 30.8 percent in polls, without many natural allies. Leaders from around the political spectrum slammed Renzi for covering up nude statues for the visit of Iranian President Hassan Rouhani, and the Prime Minister has likewise suffered scathing criticism for his handling of the immigration crisis.”
Illegal Alien Lobby Pushing Sanctuary Bill in Mass.
“Immigrant groups are renewing their lobbying push for a bill that would prohibit state or local police from arresting or detaining an undocumented immigrant solely because of his immigration status,” Masslive.com reports.
“‘What this bill does is it restores the trust between the immigrant communities and local law enforcement agencies,’ said Patricia Montes, director of Centro Presente, which advocates for Central American immigrants.”