The Mexican Exclusionary Act of 1996

During the State of the Union Address, the president said that America cannot “permit the kind of abuse of our immigration system laws as we have seen in recent years.” He went on to say that his administration “has moved aggressively to secure our borders more by hiring a record number of new border guards,… Read More The Mexican Exclusionary Act of 1996

The Politics of Immigration: The Texas Proviso

There is a border emergency say the news headlines and the Republicans are demanding that the Biden administration do something about border security. The Biden administration, for its part has offered a substantial immigration package to Congress and made some minor changes to Trump’s draconian immigration policies while leaving the health emergency order (Title 42)… Read More The Politics of Immigration: The Texas Proviso

Immigration Hypocrisy By Florida Governor DeSantis

Arizona and Texas governors Greg Abbott and Doug Ducey have put out a call for help from other states asking them to send “all available law enforcement resources” to the southern border “in defense of our sovereignty”. Several state governments have responded by sending national guards or law enforcement to Texas. Among the state governments… Read More Immigration Hypocrisy By Florida Governor DeSantis

Mexican Rescue Teams Helping To Find Survivors in Miami

On June 24, 2021, a high-rise in Surfside, near Miami collapsed killing at least eleven individuals as of today and leaving about 150 missing. The reason for the collapse of the 12-story, 156-unit apartment building remains unknown. Rescue crews continued working around the clock trying to locate survivors that may be trapped in the debris.… Read More Mexican Rescue Teams Helping To Find Survivors in Miami

Congresswoman Sanchez Introduces Bill Honoring Mexican Air Force Squadron

On Friday, June 25, 2021, California congresswoman Linda T. Sánchez introduced a bill to award the Congressional Gold Medal to Escuadrón 201. The Mexican Expeditionary Air Force Squadron 201 fought in the Pacific during World War II. “The Congressional Gold Medal is reserved only for those who have made significant contributions to our nation, and… Read More Congresswoman Sanchez Introduces Bill Honoring Mexican Air Force Squadron

How Soon America Forgets: Operation Pedro Pan And Unaccompanied Child Migrants

Today, the ongoing debate on immigration is led by images of migrant children in cages or pods with politicians on both sides either calling it a “surge,” a “crisis” or part of regular migration patterns. The Democrats are blaming the Trump administration and the Republicans are blaming Biden. However, all seem to believe that unaccompanied… Read More How Soon America Forgets: Operation Pedro Pan And Unaccompanied Child Migrants

Immigration Reform – The Choice of Words To Create Fear: What the Numbers Say About The So-Called Border Surge

Words are chosen to frame an argument. It is a mistake to assume that it is the Republicans or the Trump supporters that are the only ones against immigration reform. In immigration there are many competing forces working against reform. Some oppose parts of it while others oppose immigration in general. The reasons vary from… Read More Immigration Reform – The Choice of Words To Create Fear: What the Numbers Say About The So-Called Border Surge

Border Patrol Criminals

A Border Patrol agent, Rhonda L. Walker, stationed in Laredo, Texas was arrested by federal officials on February 12. According to the probable cause document, “Walker used her official position to assist a foreign national into the country.” Walker was paying the women to be her housekeeper and nanny, according to the criminal charges. An… Read More Border Patrol Criminals

Biden Immigration Reform Package Expected This Week

The Biden administration is expected to officially release its immigration reform package to Congress this week. On Friday, asylum seekers stuck in México under Trump’s Remain in Mexico program are expected to begin trickling into the United States after Biden canceled the policy keeping asylum seekers in México. Joe Biden has committed to making substantial… Read More Biden Immigration Reform Package Expected This Week

Is ICE Expediting Deportations to Stymie Biden?

Recent events suggest that Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) is attempting to stymie the Biden administration’s attempt to make changes to America’s immigration policies. As the Biden administration was preparing to take office, the Trump administration was signing last minute agreements with some cities and states that forces the Biden administration to consult with the… Read More Is ICE Expediting Deportations to Stymie Biden?

Last Minute Trump Immigration Agreements Spell Out Ani-Immigration Mindset

The Sanctuary for Americans First Enacted (SAFE) Agreements were signed with Arizona, Indiana, Louisiana, Texas and the sheriff’s department in Rockingham County in North Carolina in the late January before the Biden administration took control of the government. In total, nine agreements were signed by DHS. [1] The agreements includes Homeland Security, the Border Patrol,… Read More Last Minute Trump Immigration Agreements Spell Out Ani-Immigration Mindset

Will Biden’s Immigration Reform Be Adopted?

The last time undocumented immigrants living in America were offered a pathway to citizenship was under a Republican president, Ronald Reagan. Now, not only do the Republicans support Donald J. Trump, who publicly hates immigrants, but the Republicans are now poised to derail Biden’s ambitious immigration reform package. Since Reagan’s 1986 legalization legislation, there have… Read More Will Biden’s Immigration Reform Be Adopted?

Covid Detector To Be Manufactured in Mexico

Last week a West Palm Beach company announced a revolutionary Covid-19 detector it has developed. The handheld device can detect the corona virus and several of its mutated variations. In a January 26, 2021 press conference, Advanced Medical Solutions International’s CEO, Donald Redman, announced that the company’s Covid Hunter they developed. It will allow society… Read More Covid Detector To Be Manufactured in Mexico

California Congresswomen Leading The Fight For Immigration Reform

Now that Joe Biden has offered an ambitious immigration reform package that should soon reach the Congress, the question becomes, who in Congress will help push the proposed legislation forward? It is expected that there will be significant resistance to the proposal, as such members of Congress who support the reforms will have to lobby… Read More California Congresswomen Leading The Fight For Immigration Reform

Biden’s U.S. Citizenship Act of 2021 – The Highlights

Joe Biden has proposed an ambitious immigration reform package to overhaul America’s antiquated immigration laws. According to the fact sheet released by the Biden administration on January 20, 2021, Biden proposes to streamline the path to citizenship for “hardworking people who enrich” America. The proposed legislation proposed to address “the root causes of migration from… Read More Biden’s U.S. Citizenship Act of 2021 – The Highlights

Biden Administration Must Overhaul Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE)

The Joe Biden administration has signaled that it is offering an ambitious immigration reform package to Congress. Although the package is yet to be fully released, it has been reported that among the proposed reforms includes legalization for about 11 million undocumented immigrants and the Dreamers. The Biden proposal is ambitious. However, it is facing… Read More Biden Administration Must Overhaul Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE)

Biden To Push Forth Immigration Reform

Incoming president Joe Biden, who will take office on Wednesday, plans to introduce “a sweeping immigration” bill, according to Politico. [1] In June, Biden tweeted that “on day one” he would send Congress legislation offering “a clear roadmap to citizenship” for the estimated 11 million undocumented immigrants living in the United States. Several news reports… Read More Biden To Push Forth Immigration Reform

The Conundrum of Genaro Garcia Luna

With corruption and narco-terrorism on the rise in México in 2006, then-president Felipe Calderón declared war on the drug traffickers, mobilized the Mexican military. Calderón set out to reform the Mexican policing framework to deal with the crisis. Calderón appointed Genaro García Luna to transform the federal police into a more-professional civilian organization equipped with… Read More The Conundrum of Genaro Garcia Luna